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SUNDAY MAJORS: 'Tarmooo' Chops Sunday Million for $91K
There was plenty of major online poker tournament action over the weekend, led by veteran PocketFives member TJ '1bigacehole' Ulmer of Australia (ranked #61 worldwide), who took home the largest score in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $113,330 after finishing in third place officially. PokerStars players 'Tarmooo' and 'olipetra' cashed for $91,853 and $83,823 for their respective first and ...
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
TCOOP: Geraldo Cesar ‘GeraldoCesar’ Neto Grabs Second TCOOP Title
Sunday's action in the PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker, eight players claimed championship titles, including Brazilian Geraldo Cesar 'GeraldoCesar' Neto, who pulled off his win after coming up just short of a win on Saturday. In the early hours of Sunday morning, two players, Colombia's Mayu 'marroca5' Roca and Finland’s ‘€urop€an’, came tantalizingly close to a ...
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'WestCliff21' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
Major online poker tournaments witnessed a number of uncommon overlays this past weekend as top-ranked PocketFives members battled it out at a couple of key final tables. The largest cash prize on Sunday was awarded to 'WestCliff21' upon winning the PokerStars Sunday Million outright for $142,336. The runner-up spot in that event went to 'nodnek111' who walked away with $99,887 while ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Dec 12th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David 'Ymobad' Imobach Chops Sunday Million
There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament that involved two PocketFives members. David 'Ymobad' Imobach of Spain had his largest career online score with a $136,197 payday for the official 1st place finish as Poland's 'jacu131' likewise took home six figures and walked away with $131,273 for 2nd place. 'CROSA COLL' placed 3rd in that event for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 31st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David Peters Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million
David Peters beat out 5,040 other players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million (WPT photo) Veteran PocketFives member David 'Davidp18' Peters (ranked #284 worldwide) took home the largest online tournament score over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $143,505. David now has more than $5 million in lifetime earnings in online poker tournaments dating back ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 24th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene Wins Sunday Grand
Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene was one of the Sunday Majors winners this week (WPT photo) Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene might be best known for being one of the best high stakes Pot Limit Omaha players online right now. Or possibly for his recent feud with Doug Polk. On Sunday he put all of that aside to take down a Sunday Major. The Vancouver resident earned $62,458 for winning the $1,050 buy-in ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 17th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: 'EVERFR0ST' Grabs PokerStars Sunday Million Victory
'EVERFR0ST' won the PokerStars Sunday Million for a six-figure payday Another Sunday in the books meant another bunch of big winners in the Sunday Majors. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'EVERFR0ST' who collected a six-figure payday of $142,425 for the win. Jon 'luckyfish89' Clark of the United Kingdom (ranked #172 worldwide) came in 2nd in that event for $99,947 while ...
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Oct 10th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Greece's 'pejacpoker' Wins Sunday Million, $146K
Entry levels across major tournaments over the weekend returned to normal levels following the conclusion of the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. The Sunday Million was won outright by 'pejacpoker' who outlasted over 5,100 opponents to claim the $146,147 top prize. The runner-up score of $102,559 went to 'big_frae' as 'Jazzer32' was eliminated in third place for $71,972. ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 3rd, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Urbanovich Grabs WCOOP win, Bonomo Gets Super-Sized
Dzmitry Urbanovich was one of the big names winning on Sunday (PokerStars photo) The 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Poker entered its second week with plenty of high stakes action including the start of the $102,000 Super High Roller event that played down to a final table. There were five WCOOP events that wrapped up on Sunday alongside the regular Sunday Majors action with some of the ...
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Sep 12th, 2016 0
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten Wins Sunday Supersonic
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten won the Sunday Supersonic this week (photo courtesy CordigoPoker) As the 2016 World Series of Poker enters its final weeks, there were a number of online tournament specialists who came up big over the weekend. The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted 5,668 entrants, and was won outright by 'Jay-Syl11' for $177,298. Second place was taken by 'bogurdan' for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 4th, 2016 0
'needdollarz' Chops Sunday Million, 'D0nKanaille_' Wins party HR
Sam 'TheSquid' Grafton took home $34,800 for a runner-up finish in the Sunday Grand. There was a three-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'needdollarz' outlasted over 5,500 opponents to claim the $159,387 first place prize. Fellow Russian 'THCHunter' finished runner-up in that event for $116,000 while Daniel 'lucky_scrote' ...
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Jun 27th, 2016 0
'Koby295' Tuns $4.40 Into Sunday Million Victory
There was a four-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'Koby295' earned close to original first place money by cashing for $188,929. He won his way into the Sunday Million earlier in the day in a $4.40 satellite - giving him an ROI on this tournament of over 4,200,000%. Akos 'Akker' Pasztor of Hungary was awarded the second-highest ...
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Jun 20th, 2016 1
András 'probirs' Németh Wins Sunday Million
András 'probirs' Németh took down the Sunday Million for almost $165,000 (PokerStars photo) There were a number of online poker tournament players who had significant scores over the weekend, led by András 'probirs' Németh who won the Sunday Million for $164,244 following a three-way final table deal. Players 'Penelas08' and 'tricotijr' each collected over $149,000 for their respective ...
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov Wins Two Sunday Majors
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov grabbed two more victories on Sunday for almost $70,000. Major online poker tournament activity saw a slight decrease in activity this weekend as players flock to Las Vegas to compete in the 2016 World Series of Poker. One player in particular took full advantage of the softer fields. Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov, the top-ranked player in Bulgaria, won the PokerStars Sunday ...
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Jun 6th, 2016 2
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland Wins PokerStars Sunday Grand
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland won the PokerStars Sunday Grand this weekend. As the poker world now turns its sights towards the 2016 World Series of Poker, there were a number of players who came up big over the weekend in online tournaments. One of those is longtime PocketFiver Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland. The 63rd-ranked player in the world outlasted a field of 200 to win the $1,050 ...
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May 30th, 2016 2
 

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Apr 23rd, 2017 3
RANKINGS: No Change at #1, 'girafganger' Re-Debuts at #5
As has been the case for the better of 2017, the top three in the PocketFives Rankings continues to be a combination of 'lena900', Fabrizio 'SixthSenSe19' Gonzalez and 'C Darwin2'. This week, Sweden's 'lena900' held on to the #1 spot for the fifth consecutive week. Despite cashing a total of 41 times, only one of those was big enough to add to 'lena900's PLB score. Finishing fifth in the ...
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Apr 22nd, 2017 1
Tax Rate Issue Could Be Stumbling Block for iPoker in Pennsylvania
As Pennsylvania continues to discuss the specifics of an online gaming framework in the state, a new bill and continued debate over proposed tax rates have taken center stage. On April 4, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed H 271, which legalizes tablet gaming in airports. Although this bill only authorizes tablet gaming, legislators see this as their path to becoming the ...
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Apr 21st, 2017 0
Winning Two Majors In One Sunday Has Josh Rothberg Thinking Big
Josh Rothberg won two Sunday Majors in the span of a few hours on April 9 and has his goals set even higher for the rest of 2017. Winning a Sunday Major in New Jersey is usually the highlight of any player's weekend. Given the week and online series taking place, anywhere from 5-10 majors with five-figure guarantees are up for grabs on New Jersey’s three websites with PokerStarsNJ offering ...
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Apr 21st, 2017 1
The Fives Podcast: John Pappas, Bellagio High Rollers, WPT Beijing
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Apr 19th, 2017 0
New AG Jeff Sessions Apparently Considering New Online Gaming Ban
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Apr 19th, 2017 3
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Apr 19th, 2017 1
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Apr 18th, 2017 0
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Apr 17th, 2017 0
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Apr 16th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: 'Lena900' Stays #1, but Fabrizio Gonzalez Trending Upward
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Apr 15th, 2017 0
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Apr 15th, 2017 1
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Apr 14th, 2017 0
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Apr 12th, 2017 0
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Apr 11th, 2017 0
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Apr 10th, 2017 6
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Apr 10th, 2017 0
Daniel Weinman Wins WPT Season XV Tournament of Champions
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Apr 10th, 2017 0
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Apr 9th, 2017 0
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Apr 9th, 2017 0
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Apr 8th, 2017 0
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Apr 7th, 2017 0
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Apr 6th, 2017 0
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Apr 6th, 2017 1
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Apr 5th, 2017 0
Meet the Man at the Center of a Fast Growing Russian Poker Scene
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Apr 5th, 2017 0
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Apr 5th, 2017 0
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Apr 4th, 2017 0
World #1-Ranked 'lena900' Cruises to March Leaderboard Win
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Apr 4th, 2017 1
THE MILESTONES: Berglin Hits $3M Earnings Mark, Ödeen Rises to #12
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Apr 4th, 2017 0
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Apr 3rd, 2017 2
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Apr 3rd, 2017 2
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Apr 2nd, 2017 0
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Apr 1st, 2017 7
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Apr 1st, 2017 0
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Apr 1st, 2017 6
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Mar 30th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: ‘lena900’ Remains #1, ‘C Darwin2’ Inches Up to #2
After wrestling away the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings from Fabrizio ‘SixthSenSe19’ Gonzalez two weeks ago, ‘lena900’ doesn’t appear ready to give it up and now Gonzalez has another Swedish nemesis in his way. ‘Lena900’ cashed 40 times this past week, but only one of them was good enough to add to his already PLB points total. The Swedish pro finished third in the ...
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Mar 29th, 2017 1
888Live Announces London, Barcelona, Dublin Sao Paulo Stops
888poker team pros Bruno Politano, Chris Moorman, and Bruno Kawauti are excited for the release of the Live Festival and Local Event schedule. (888 photo). 888poker’s 2017 Live Festival season kicked off at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic and recently announced a full series in Barcelona in May. 888live is pleased to reveal seven more stops to add to their calendar. In total, ...
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Mar 28th, 2017 0
PokerStars 2017 SCOOP Includes 171 Events, $55M Guaranteed
The 2017 Spring Championship of Online Poker is the longest ever - and comes with $55 million in guarantees. Online poker players are going to be quite busy come May. The 2017 edition of the Spring Championship of Online Poker is the longest one ever and includes a whopping 171 events spread over 24 days. The $55 million guarantee is $15 million higher than 2016. The schedule runs from April ...
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Mar 28th, 2017 1
West Virginia Online Gaming Bill Unlikely to Gain Approval in 2017
West Virginia lawmakers have taken the first step towards legalizing online poker - but don't expect them to take the second any time soon. West Virginia is the seventh state to introduce online gaming legislation in 2017, but with the legislative session winding down – it ends in just two weeks – the proposal from Del. Shawn Fluharty isn’t expected to garner enough support in ...
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