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Welcome to our Daily Poker News. Step in and meet the people that play the games and find the best up and coming events and promotions, take a trip through our poker strategy section, but most of all, take your time and really check out everything we have to offer—and come back soon because everything changes…especially the news.

Raising Your Game – Limit Hold Em

The online world of Texas Hold’em limit tables is teeming with players, many of whom win a little and lose a little. Some win regularly and an awful lot lose regularly. If you were to study what characterises the “up-and-down players” and...

WPT Events

To a lot of people in the world, WPT (World Poker Tour) Events are THE Tournaments and trying to explain to these same people that the WPT Event is the final day of a Major Tournament can lead to more than major confusion. That is the basis of this...

Bellagio Casino

The World Poker Tour started here and ends here every year with a $25,000 Championship Tournament…Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada. Long before the World Poker Tour took the world by storm through televising the final event of major poker tournaments...

Reformatting Your Hard Drive

How many times have you looked at the same cards over and over - never winning a hand or even picking up a hand that would allow you to step into the action? You might be thinking, ‘I haven’t won a pot in hours’. And the player next to you might be...

7-Card Stud Hi/Lo Poker

The very name of this variation of poker is likely to put newcomers off taking a look at it! For a start, Stud is not played so much these days, especially compared to Omaha and Texas Hold’ em. It can take a while for Omaha players to get to grips...

Over The Top

You have probably been there countless times! You’ve entered a freezeout tournament – that’s right, no rebuys! - and you are playing steadily, accumulating a few chips here and there. The blinds are still low, say $10/$20, you are dealt 6s 8s and...

In Review: Poker News.com

'Hot poker news from around the world' promises the headline at pokernews.com. This is a website that delivers it's promises too. John Caldwell and his team are producing some excellent, up to the minute, poker news items right now. Despite the...

Poker Rake Back

Rake is a fee taken by the poker room for allowing players to play at their tables. Rake fees vary from casino to casino but you can expect to pay a set dollar amount per hour or a percentage of each pot. The money from the rake goes towards paying...

The Power of the Poker Gods

Poker is a game of skill with a liberal dose of luck thrown in for good measure; or is it a game of chance with a bit of skill thrown in? Your view at any one moment is probably coloured by your last game of poker. If you have just left a table...

Joe Hachem

The WSOP! A mind-boggling mass of humanity gathers every year to compete for fortune and fame and the honor of holding the crown for a brief span in time – until the following year when they return to face an ever-increasing field and repeat the...

Kathy Liebert - the first woman that won $1,000,000

Kathy Liebert, along with Annie Duke and Jennifer Harman, is considered to be one of the best female poker players in the world. Being a great tournament player, Kathy is known for her cool, incisive play and her professional demeanor. She is a...

Annie Duke - the best all-around woman poker player

Annie Duke is a strong competitor and the leading money winner among women in World Series of Poker history. She regularly proves that women can hold their own in a game that is supposedly "male-oriented". Phil Hellmuth once stated that Annie is...

T.J. Cloutier

T.J Cloutier is considered to be one of the finest tournament players in history, having won more than fifty major poker events, including multiple top-five places and six wins of WSOP in different categories, which gave him the lead in overall...

Howard Lederer

Howard Lederer is mostly known as a professor of poker and a winner of two WSOP Bracelets. Growing up in New Hampshire, he spent much of his childhood on the family room floor focused on card games. His family played all sorts of card games...

A Living Poker Legend - Chris Ferguson

Chris "Jesus" Ferguson is the best recognized face in poker. Being a top professional poker player, mathematician and computer scientist with a photographic memory. He has an extraordinary and unique look with his long hair, beard, sunglasses and...

Gus Hansen

Meet Gus Hansen, a.k.a. the Great Dane, one of the most aggressive and successful professional players in poker. It is obvious (even Gus approved it) that his aggression comes from times when Gustav played backgammon professionally, as backgammon...

Paul Phillips the one that won $1,101,980

Paul Phillips is widely recognized for his stunning World Poker Tour appearances. Being an impressively talented, very intelligent and sometimes controversial poker player, Paul is known for having very strong opinions. Paul has two strong World...

WSOP 2005 Players after Day 1 flights 1, 2 and 3 (2)

Place Player, Came from, Chips 1001. Jay B Heimowitz Bethel, NY $23,200 1002. Troy Gabaldon Corona, CA $23,200 1003. Gregory Alston Miami Beach, FL $23,125 1004. Scott Harms Bluffton $23,125 1005. Richard Scarbrough Highlands Ranch, CO $23,100...

On-line Multi-Table Tournaments – Part 5

This is the final piece on this subject. I have progressed through the stages of playing a typical large player on-line Multi-Table Tournament to the present where we have reached the final 20 or so players. The blinds are becoming a major factor...

WSOP 2005 live - Mike Matusow leading!

1 Mike Matusow 5,140,000 Chips 2 Phil Ivey 4,635,000 Chips 3 Steven Dannenmann 4,300,000 Chips 4 John Barch 3,900,000 Chips 5 Greg Raymer 3,840,000 Chips 6 Brad Kondracki 3,160,000 Chips 7 Joseph Hachem 3,125,000 Chips 8 Scott...

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The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

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