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SUNDAY MAJORS: 'mdf92' Takes Home PokerStars Sunday Million Title
The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted more than 20,000 entrants for the second week in a row as a result of its half price buy-in format, with 'mdf92' taking home $212,110 for first place and 'ladygambiti' finishing runner-up for $151,189. Player '18055433805' was awarded $107,772 for third place in that event while 'DimaRu777' received $76,824 in fourth place.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Aug 21st, 2017 0
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 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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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 ...
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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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 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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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' ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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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 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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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 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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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
 

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Brandon Adams Beats Doug Polk to win Poker Masters $50,000 Event #4
Brandon Adams won the final $50,000 buy-in Poker Masters event on Sunday (PokerCentral photo) Heading into the final table of the last $50,000 Poker Masters event on Sunday afternoon, it looked like German Steffen Sontheimer might be on his way to a second win. The German came into the final table behind only Doug Polk and Brandon Adams in chips. When the dust settled though, Sontheimer ...
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Sep 18th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Chris 'Big Huni' Hunichen Win First Title, 53K
Two More WCOOP Events Wrapped Up On Friday/ Former worldwide #1-ranked player Chris 'Big Huni' Hunichen has finally captured his first WCOOP title in Event #40-High ($530 5-Card PLO 6-Max) on Friday. According to the Pokerstars blog, it was Hunichen's fifth trip to a WCOOP final table, twice before he made it to heads-up play, but he previously hadn't been able to take home the trophy. This ...
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 17th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'GSwarrior30', 'progree69' Capture Second XL Titles
A pair of PocketFivers claimed their second titles during 888poker's XL Eclipse On Saturday, during their online mega-series XL Eclipse, 888poker offered three different versions of their popular signature “Crazy 8” event while providing over $330,000 in guarantees. The combination of both helped make Saturday one of the most popular days so far as a completed full week of XL Eclipse ...
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Sep 17th, 2017 0
WCOOP: ‘CROSA COLL’ Wins Thursday Thrill SE for First COOP Title
Three players grabbed the first WCOOP win of their careers on Saturday/ Saturday’s World Championship of Online Poker action was all about first time champions. Three different events wrapped up on the High side, with three players each emerging to win the first WCOOP title of their careers.
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Sep 17th, 2017 0
Bryn Kenney Outlasts Erik Seidel to Win Poker Masters Event #3
Bryn Kenney took home another six-figure score by winning Poker Masters Event #3 on Saturday (Poker Central photo) While the storyline from the first two Poker Masters final tables has been the success of the Germans in the field, one of the questions heading into the final table of Event #3 was where are the Germans' There were no German players among the final seven players in Event #3 but ...
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Sep 17th, 2017 0
Steffen Sontheimer Beats Fedor Holz to Win Poker Masters Event #2
Steffen Sontheimer beat Fedor Holz to win Poker Masters Event #2 and take the lead for the Purple Jacket (PokerCentral photo) On Thursday night, in the opening event of the Poker Masters, Steffen Sontheimer had to settle for a fourth place finish as Nick Schulman went on to victory. Friday night Sontheimer made up for it by posting a comeback for the ages against his good friend Fedor Holz to ...
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Sep 16th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'Apsauginis' Knocks Out #3-Ranked 'tutten7' For $6K
Knockdown, drag-out action over at 888poker during XL Eclipse on Friday. There were bounty hunters abound during the 888poker XL Eclipse schedule on Friday. For the first time since the start of the series, players had an extra incentive to go for the kill in the form of bounty tournaments. In fact, as not to overwork players before a massive online poker weekend, there were only eleven ...
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 16th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: #5-Ranked Robin 'Inho' Ylitalo Takes XL Title, $21K
Number 5-ranked tournament player, 'Inho' leads the way in Day 5 XL Eclipse action. current Worldwide #5-ranked player Robin 'Inho' Ylitalo found himself atop the payouts at the end of Thursday's slate of XL Eclipse tournaments over on 888poker. The 13-event grouping brought with it over $350,000 in guarantees as the poker series has now completed one-third of its scheduled 197 events.
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 15th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Former #1 'girafganger7' Wins WCOOP Super Tuesday SE, $197K
A former #1-ranked PocketFivers took down his first WCOOP title on Thursday Over the last year, Belgium's 'girafganger7' has held down the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings on two occasions. There's a good chance we could see him back there soon. On Thursday night he won his first World Championship of Online Poker title after beating out a star-studded field in Event #34 ($1,050 Super ...
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Sep 15th, 2017 1
Nick Schulman Wins Poker Masters $50,000 Event #1 for $918K
Nick Schulman won $918,000 for winning the first $50,000 buy-in Poker Masters event (PokerCentral photo) When PokerGO announced the Poker Masters series as part of the live streaming schedule, many people hoped that Nick Schulman would be one of the voices in the booth, calling the action. Schulman had other ideas. Schulman beat out a final table that included four of the German pros that ...
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Sep 15th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Argentine 'IlDepredator' Wins First WCOOP Title
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Sep 14th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'Triple_20' Bests Stacked Final Table For Eight Max Title
XL Eclipse continues to offer more action everyday at 888poker XL Eclipse was in full swing on Wednesday, offering up another hefty slate of online tournaments with enticing guarantees to match. 888poker fired up another 13 events of their September poker series and with them nearly a quarter million dollars was up for grabs.
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Sep 14th, 2017 0
Five Players to Watch at the Inaugural Poker Masters
Fedor Holz
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Sep 13th, 2017 0
The Growing History of the Punta Cana Poker Classic
In its eighth year, the Punta Cana Poker Classic continues their rich tradition The Punta Cana Poker Classic has established itself as one of the most inviting poker vacation tour stops of the calendar year. Since their inaugural tournament back in 2010, they have created a must-play event that has blended plentiful poker and beautiful beaches into a one-of-a-kind experience. Now in their, ...
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 13th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Germany's 'DSmunichlife' KOs His Way to Title and $90K Score
Three more players won their first WCOOP title on Tuesday. Tuesday's action in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker saw three more High events wrap up with Germany's 'DSmunichlife' taking home the biggest score of the day. Beating out a 3,686-player field in Event #30 High ($215 No Limit Hold'em (Progressive KO)), 'DSmunichlife' earned $52,722.77 in prize money plus an ...
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Sep 13th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Roman 'Romeopro33' Romanovsky Wins High Roller Title #2
XL Eclipse unleashed the first of the High Roller contests on Tuesday One of the most anticipated tournaments on the 888poker XL Eclipse schedule was Event #36, the $2100 buy-in, $500,000 Guaranteed High Roller. That, along with its $215 Mini High Roller and the nine additional contests that took place Tuesday meant that there was $950,000 in guaranteed money up for grabs.
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 13th, 2017 0
MILESTONES: Two More $9 Million Club Members; Brazilians Rising Too
Every week The PocketFives Milestone Report looks at the online poker players who are achieving career-best achievement or reaching new heights in the rankings
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Sep 12th, 2017 0
Haraldo Silva Wins 888 Live Sao Paulo, Now Headed to WSOP Europe
Haraldo Silva won just over $64,000 and a WSOP Europe Main Event package for taking down 888 Live Sao Paulo (888 photo/Joe Giron) 888 Live traveled to Brazil this week for their latest live Festival. Another huge turnout followed in one of the most poker-crazed nations in the world. Sao Paulo played host to a field of nearly 900 entrants and the heroics of Haraldo Silva, who came out on top to ...
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Sep 12th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Patrick 'prepstyle71' Serda Wins High Roller, $469K
Patrick Serda hit the biggest online tournament score of his career on Monday after winning the WCOOP $10K High Roller (PokerStars photo) Patrick Serda was a pretty busy guy this weekend. On Saturday, he played Day 1B of the World Cup of Cards main event in Montreal and managed to end the day with an above average stack. On Sunday, he played Day 1 of the $10,000 buy-in World Championship of ...
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Sep 12th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Former #1-ranked Nicolas 'PKaiser' Fierro Earns Victory
XL Eclipse provided an action packed Monday at 888poker Monday brought with it a new slate of XL Eclipse tournaments over at 888poker. The online site sought to kick off the work week with $175,000 worth of guarantees spread out over 13 events, including the first Pot Limit Omaha offerings on the XL Eclipse schedule.
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Sep 12th, 2017 0
Almost Paradise: Punta Cana Poker Classic Returns in October
The 2017 Punta Cana Poker Classic is right around the corner Paradise seekers get ready: the Punta Cana Poker Classic is right around the corner. Bountiful beaches and jam-packed poker action, the five-day affair is a dream poker vacation for both players and adventure seekers alike. Check out a few reasons why perhaps you should consider hopping a flight to the “Coconut Coast” and play ...
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Sep 11th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Joao Simao Takes Down partypoker SHR for $123,725
[CAPTION=98%] There was a heads-up chop in the $5,200 buy-in Powerfest #112, as 'FKTheseGuysBro' and 'Hahaha_Owned' took home $245,770 and $231,380 for their respective first and second place finishes. Third place went to 'orud74' who collected $138,000 while 65th-ranked 'Gedis11' of Lithuania took home $105,000 in fourth and 'PokerG1rl69' walked away with $85,500 in fifth.
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Sep 11th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Jens 'Fresh_oO_D' Lakemeier Grabs WCOOP Title, $97K
Jens 'Fresh_oO_D' Lakemeier keeps adding titles to his collection (PokerStars photo) Jens 'Fresh_oO_D' Lakemeier has quietly put together an impressive list of accomplishments over the last few years. In that time, the German has won a pair of European Poker Tour side events, an Aussie Millions sides event, two Spring Championship of Online Poker titles and earlier this summer he won his ...
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Sep 11th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Parker 'tonkaaaa' Talbot, 'tutten3' Score Sunday Wins
Guarantees were smashed on Day 1 of 888poker's XL Eclipse Two weeks worth of anticipated online action kicked off on Sunday as 888poker's mammoth, 197-event online poker series, XL Eclipse, finally arrived. The action got off to a fast start with 16 featured No Limit Hold'em events taking place throughout the day. The $1.2 million in Sunday's guarantees were shattered as over 15,000 entrants ...
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Sep 11th, 2017 1
The Fives Podcast: Episode 20 - The Legend
Download the latest episode of THE FIVES now! Hosted by PocketFives President and Editor in Chief Lance Bradley and poker writer Matt Clark, The Fives runs each week and covers the latest poker news, preview upcoming events, and interview players and industry leaders.
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Sep 10th, 2017 0
WCOOP: ‘magiet12’ Comes From Behind to Win $100K, WCOOP Title
German players took
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Sep 10th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: 'veeea' Charges to #2; Trails 'C Darwin2' By 23 Points
#1 remained the same this week, but 'veeea' seems intent on taking over. Every year the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker causes the PocketFives Rankings to shift dramatically. It took just four events for the first of the top-ranked players to grab a title and make a big move upward. Russia's 'veeea' won Event #4 ($1,050 Progressive KO) for almost $200,000 and 781.34 PLB points ...
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Sep 9th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Bruno 'great dant' Volkmann Scores Title, $144K After Chop
Four more WCOOP titles were won on Friday. Over the last several years, Brazilian poker players have found success in all of the PokerStars COOP events as they ascended to the top of the poker world. Bruno 'great dant' Volkmann became the latest Brazilian to grab a COOP title after taking down a World Championship of Online Poker event on Friday. Volkman beat the 862-entry field in Event ...
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Sep 9th, 2017 0
Parker Talbot: Home Games to Twitch Star to 888poker Ambassador
Parker 'tonkaaaap' Talbot represents a new breed of poker superstar for 888poker. Nine months ago 888poker added another player to their impressive group of ambassadors that might have left casual poker observers asking themselves, 'Uhh, who the hell is Parker Talbot'' 888poker's team of ambassadors already included the likes of online poker's all-time tournament earnings leader Chris ...
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Sep 8th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Jon 'PearlJammer' Turner Wins First WCOOP Title
Jon Turner can now add "WCOOP champ" to his list of accomplishments (WPT Photo) Jon 'PearlJammer' Turner was once ranked as high as #3 in the world on PocketFives. He now spends a good chunk of his time in Las Vegas, playing live poker, but when the big online series run, Turner heads to Mexico to play. And with PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker underway, Turner is in action and ...
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Sep 8th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: Bobby McLawhorn #1 in Nevada for Fifth Straight Month
Make it five months in a row that Bobby 'bcm4924' McLawhorn sits atop the Nevada Online Poker Rankins It’s a new month and the summer is finally behind everybody, but the story is still the same for the Nevada Online Poker Rankings. There wasn’t any movement at all in the top half of the rankings and Bobby ‘bcm4924’ McLawhorn finished atop the leaderboard for the fifth consecutive ...
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Sep 8th, 2017 0
Russian 'veeea' Takes Down PocketFives August Monthly PLB
A former #1-ranked player emerged as the August Monthly PLB winner In perhaps what has become routine, Russian online crusher 'veeea', earned himself yet another accolade as the current #4-ranked online player in the world found himself sitting on top of the Monthly Leaderboard for the month of August. His remarkable resume of results in August not only helped him accumulate enough PLB ...
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Sep 7th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Austria's 'flauschi16' Banks $198K for Super Tuesday Win
Wednesday's action in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker included four more players walking away with High titles and a pair of highly-respected online grinders both coming close to a pair of wins. The big winner was Austria's 'flauschi16', who beat out a field of 2,679 players to win the half price Super Tuesday for $197,977.83. 'GadMO' finished runner-up for $139,990.26.
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Sep 7th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: Yong Kown Holds Steady at #1 in New Jersey
Yong 'ykwon17' Kwon is #1 in New Jersey for the second consecutive month. (Will OC photo) Yong ‘ykwon17’ Kwon reclaimed his place at #1 in the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings in July, maintaining his hold over David ‘dehhhhh’ Coleman for the second straight month.
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Sep 6th, 2017 0
WCOOP: #4-ranked 'veeea' Wins Progressive KO for Second WCOOP Title
Anybody who closely follows the PocketFives Rankings knows that every time the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker rolls around, the Rankings see some seismic shifts. With Day 2 of WCOOP now in the books, it looks like there is already going to be some movement near the top.
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Sep 6th, 2017 0
Qualify for 888poker's XL Eclipse Series For Only One Cent
888poker made waves
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Sep 6th, 2017 0
Daniel Negreanu Raises Stakes In Quest For Poker Masters Jacket
Daniel Negreanu's booking side bets in quest for Poker Masters Purple Jacket (WPT photo) Daniel Negreanu went looking for action and action came running. The Poker Masters, a series of five high roller tournaments from PokerGO, runs September 13-20. The series includes five events, the first four re-entry events come with a $50,000 buy-in while the final freezeout tournament is a three-day ...
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Sep 5th, 2017 5
WCOOP: 'KumariOy' Grabs $187K and First Title of 2017
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Sep 5th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Chris Hunichen Wins partypoker Super High Roller
Veteran PocketFives member Chris 'Big Huni' Hunichen of Costa Rica (ranked #82 worldwide) came up big in the partypoker "Super High Roller" event Sunday, cashing for $143,325 after outlasting a highly competitive field in the $5,200 buy-in Powerfest showcase event.
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Sep 4th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: 'C Darwin2' Back in Action, Robin 'inhoo' Ylitalo Moves to #3
It seems that knocking ‘C Darwin2’ out of the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings might be impossible. After taking nearly two full weeks off of online play, ‘C Darwin2’ returned to the virtual felt this week and despite not recording a single qualifying cash, can still call himself the top-ranked player in the world.
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Sep 2nd, 2017 0
Asher Conniff Leads Hurricane Harvey Pledge
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Sep 1st, 2017 1
Art Papazyan Beats Phil Hellmuth to Win WPT Legends of Poker
Art Papazyan won the 2017 World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Thursday night at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles (WPT photo/Joe Giron) The final table of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Thursday night in Los Angeles was a star-studded affair highlighted by Phil Hellmuth chasing his first WPT title. In the end though it was local cash game pro Art Papazyan who emerged victorious, beating ...
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Sep 1st, 2017 0
Phil Hellmuth Heads to WPT Legends Final Table with New Tactic
Phil Hellmuth is back at a World Poker Tour final table for the first time since 2010. (WPT photos/Joe Giron) It’s been over seven years since Phil Hellmuth last appeared at a World Poker Tour TV final table. His bustout from the 2010 Bay 101 Shooting Star event became one of those Phil Hellmuth moments that everybody remembers.
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Aug 31st, 2017 0
Small Buy-Ins Provide Huge Value During 888poker's XL Eclipse
888poker's XL Eclipse hopes to have a set of tournaments in everybody's range. Just because you may not be firing multiple bullets into 888poker's XL Eclipse biggest events, doesn't mean that there isn't plenty of amazing value to be found in the super-sized online poker series. With 197 events to choose from, spread out over 15 days, starting on September 10, there is bound to be a few ...
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Aug 31st, 2017 0
Five 888poker XL Eclipse for the Big Swinging High Roller
888poker's XL Eclipse offers some of the biggest online buy-ins of the season. 888poker's massive online tournament series XL Eclipse is right around the corner. With over 197 events in a scant 15 days, starting on Sunday, September 10, and over $9 million in guaranteed money up for grabs, the schedule of events has more than earned it's XL moniker.
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Aug 31st, 2017 0
Former WPT Champ, Full-Time Dad JC Tran Proving He Can Still Hang
JC Tran might have been focusing on family the last few years, but he's still got the chops to play (WPT photo/Joe Giron) There once was a time where JC Tran one of the most feared players at every World Poker Tour stop. And he was at every WPT stop. From Los Angeles to Las Vegas to Atlantic City to Mashantucket, if there was a WPT event going on, Tran was there, usually building stacks on ...
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Aug 31st, 2017 0
Qualify on 888poker for the WSOP Europe Main Event
This October, bracelet hunters and poker players from around the globe will make their way to the King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic when the World Series of Poker returns to Europe for the first time since 2015.
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Aug 30th, 2017 0
The World Poker Tour’s Unlikely Billionth Dollar Man: TJ Shepherd
TJ Shepherd was short-stacked and happy to have a shot at finishing 47th (WPT photo/Joe Giron) For most people, finishing 47th place in a World Poker Tour event isn’t something worth getting excited about. Often times it returns a small profit and bitter memories of a missed opportunity at a life-changing score. TJ Shepherd isn’t most people though and on Tuesday when he busted in 47th ...
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Aug 30th, 2017 0
Valentin Vornicu Hopes to Turn First WPT Cash into a Victory
Valentin Vornicu finally has a WPT cash to his credit (WPT photo) When the bubble finally burst in the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event on Tuesday afternoon, Valentin Vornicu was one of the happier guys in the Bicycle Casino’s poker room. Guaranteed his first career WPT cash, Vornicu was hoping that his status as a Bike regular would help get him even deeper in the event.
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Notoriously Slow Jordan Cristos No Longer Shot Clock’s #1 Opponent
Jordan Cristos has a reputation for taking his time with every decision but he doesn't hate the shot clock conept any more (WPT photo) Sad day. Def an upside with recs wanting the clock and enjoying the game more. But They'd all still play if it was purist poker. Rip Pokez— Jordan Cristos (@jcinblue) July 28, 2017 That was WPT Champions Club member Jordan Cristos on the day that the ...
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