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The World Series of Poker. The World Poker Tour. The World Championship of Online Poker. The Full Tilt Online Poker Series. The European Poker Tour. We'll do our very best to cover all of the major poker tournaments, both online and "live", in this section.

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EPT11 Prague Wrap-Up: Graner Wins Main Event, Zaichenko Wins High Roller

The EPT Prague Festival finally came to an end late last night after Andrey Zaichenko, known online as "Kroko-dill", took down the 10k High Roller event.

The f

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EPT11 Prague Update: Main Event Final Table Set, Oleksii Khoroshenin Leads High Roller After Day 2

Seven of the original 1,107 entrants in the EPT11 Prague main event are still alive after five full days of play in the tournament.

Stephen Graner will enter t

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Vanessa Selbst Deep In EPT11 Prague Main Event

Vanessa Selbst, with her $10,554,413 in lifetime tournament cashes and multiple World Series of Poker bracelets, has accomplished much over her career as a professional poker

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Jason Mercier Takes Down WPT Alpha8 St. Kitts For $727,500

Jason Mercier continued to add to his already impressive resume with a win at the WPT Alpha8 event in St. Kitts earlier today for $727,500.

The event, which ha

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Sebastian Pauli Leads EPT11 London Main Event Heading Into Final Table

The 675 hopeful players who entered this year's EPT London main event have now been whittled down to just eight - Sebastian Pauli, Kevin Killeen, Kevin MacPhee, Artur Koren, J

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Isai Scheinberg Wins UKIPT4 Isle of Man 2 High Roller Title

Now that Pokerstars is under the control of Amaya Gaming Group Inc., the site's founder and former owner, Isai Scheinberg, can now turn his attention to new ventures. In a pre

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Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz Wins WCOOP Main Event

After many gruelling hours of play, the most prestigious tournament in all of online poker, Pokerstars' WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) main event, was won by Fedor

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"RahvusKala" Wins First WCOOP 2014 Event For $137,289.83

"RahvusKala" outlasted a total of 10,129 entrants to take down the first event of this year's WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) on Pokerstars. Following a heads-up de

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WCOOP 2014 Gets Underway This Weekend

At 08:00 ET on Sunday morning, the 2014 edition of the WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) will officially get underway on Pokerstars.

For many poker pl

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Daniel Colman Wins SHRPO Main Event For $1,446,710

Daniel Colman continued his ridiculous run with a win in the SHRPO (Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open) main event earlier tonight for $1,446,710. With his victory, Colman passes P

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Final Table of EPT100 Barcelona Main Event Set

Hossein Ensan will have the chip lead when the final table of the EPT100 Barcelona main event gets underway on Wednesday afternoon.

Following a long and gruell

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EPT100 Barcelona Update: Massive Turnout For High Roller Event, Day 4 of Main Event Completed

The EPT100 Barcelona, which has set multiple attendance records so far, continued to roll on Monday with the start of the High Roller event.

Prior to the EPT10

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Morten Klein, Sven Reichardt Lead EPT100 Barcelona Super High Roller Heading Into Final Table

Day 2 of the EPT100 Barcelona Super High Roller wrapped up less than an hour ago.

After two full days of play, 9 of the original 77 entries are still alive in

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Grayson "gray31" Ramage Wins WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event

The WCOOP Challenge Series on Pokerstars, which was designed to serve as an appetizer for the upcoming 2014 WCOOP, wrapped up earlier tonight.

The WCOOP Challe

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John Hennigan Wins $50,000 Poker Players' Championship

John Hennigan, aka "Johnny World", took down the $50,000 Poker Players' Championship at the World Series of Poker on Thursday night for $1,517,767.

The $50,000

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2014 SCOOP: Richest-Ever Online Tournament Series of All Time

According to Pokerstars.com (link below), the 2014 SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) was officially the richest-ever online poker tournament series of all time, trou

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Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games, Scott "BigRiskky" Clements Wins His First SCOOP Title and More

1. Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games.

Bwin.Party, which has seen shares of its stock stagnate over the past couple of years, recently announced that Party Pok

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Keven Stammen Wins WPT World Championship

Keven "Stammdogg" Stammen outlasted 327 other players to take down the WPT World Championship for $1.35 million late last night. The tournament, which wrapped up just before t

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Victoria Coren Mitchell Wins Second EPT Main Event Title

Earlier this weekend, "Team Pokerstars Pro" member Victoria Coren Mitchell became the first person to ever win two European Poker Tour main event titles after she took down th

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Fabrice Soulier Wins EPT10 Vienna High Roller

Fabrice Soulier outlasted a very tough field to take down the EPT10 Vienna High Roller event for €392,900 earlier today.

The EPT10 Vienna High Roller even

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Timo Pfutzenreuter Leads EPT Vienna After Day 4

A large field of 910 players has been whittled down to just 17 after four full days of play in the EPT Vienna main event.

Timo Pfutzenreuter sits at the top of

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Chris Moneymaker Wins Hollywood Poker Open St. Louis Regional Championship

It was like 2003 all over again on Sunday, as Chris Moneymaker took down the Hollywood Poker Open St. Louis Regional Championship for $36,259.

The event, which

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Hao Chen Wins 2014 Macau Millions

After a two-year hiatus, the Macau Millions returned with a bang in 2014.

The 2014 Macau, which ran from March 7th-16th, featured a total of 6 Day 1s. Players

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"DrUPSWING" Wins Sunday Million 8th Anniversary Special

"DrUPSWING" of Germany took down the Sunday Million 8th Anniversary special on Monday morning for a payday of $1,038,540.31.

Pokerstars celebrated the 8th anni

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Phil Ivey Wins Aussie Millions $250,000 Challenge - Again

For the second time in the last three years, Phil Ivey has taken down the $250,000 LK Boutique Challenge at the Aussie Millions.

In 2012, Ivey bested Patrik An

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Yevgeniy Timoshenko Wins 2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge

The money was flowing at the 2014 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge, as a total of 39 players anted up $100,000 to take part in the tournament.

On top of that

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Final Table of Aussie Millions 2014 Main Event Set

The final table of the 2014 Aussie Millions final table has officially been set. The remaining seven players in the tournament will get Saturday off to rest themselves before

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Max Altergott Wins 2014 Aussie Millions $25,000 Challenge

Max Altergott took down the 2014 Aussie Millions $25,000 Challenge yesterday for $241,785.

Despite the fact that Altergott took down the title, he actually wal

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Jake Schindler Wins PCA High Roller

Jake Schindler outlasted Greg Merson and Vanessa Selbst to take down the 2014 PCA High Roller event earlier tonight for $1,192,624.

Here is how the final table

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Madis Muur Leads PCA Main Event Heading Into Day 5

A total of 1,011 players have been eliminated in the 2014 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event after four full days of play.

20 players remain headi

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Fabian Quoss Wins PCA Super High Roller Event

Fabian Quoss outlasted 44 other players to take down the PCA 2014 $100,000 Super High Roller event earlier tonight. Quoss walked away with $1,629,940 for his victory, while ru

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2014 PCA Set To Begin Next Week

Many of the top poker players in the world will soon be making their ways to the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas for the 2014 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure).


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Jean-Robert Bellande Falls Short In Quest For First Major Title

Jean-Robert Bellande, who is one of the most followed poker players in the world on Twitter (his @BrokeLivingJRB account is the stuff of legends), entered Day 5 of the WPT Doy

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Don Nguyen Leads WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic After Day 3

Day 3 of the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic came to a close a few minutes ago, with Don Nguyen finishing the day as the tournament's chip leader.
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Tobias Reinkemeier Leads WPT Alpha8 London After Day 1

A massive storm didn't stop a number of the world's biggest poker pros from entering into the £100,000 WPT Alpha8 London event on Monday. The event, which is being held

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Results: Robin Ylitalo, Jason Lavallee Win in London, Jackie Glazer Wins First 2013 WSOPE Bracelet

1. Robin Ylitalo Wins EPT London Main Event.

Robin Ylitalo navigated through a field of over 600 players to take down the EPT London main event on Saturday eve

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David Yan Leads EPT London Main Event Heading Into Final Two Tables

David Yan will be the tournament chip leader when Day 5 of the EPT London main event gets underway on Friday afternoon.

After four full days of play, an origin

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Tudor Purice Leads EPT London Main Event After Day 2

Tudor Purice finished Day 2 of the EPT London main event with 628,200 in chips, which makes him the chip leader heading into Day 3 on Wednesday.

110 of the orig

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"PlayinWasted" Wins 2013 WCOOP Main Event

After many hours of play, "PlayinWasted" of Germany took down the 2013 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) main event on Pokerstars for $1,493,499.15.

G

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Europe's The Focus For Poker World in October

Many of the world's top poker players are currently en route to London for the start of the EPT London, which officially kicks off on October 2nd.

Europe is th

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Big Turnouts for Opening WCOOP, MiniFTOPS Events

It's been a pretty good week for Pokerstars.

The EPT Barcelona, which officially kicked off the 10th season of the European Poker Tour, saw some very strong tu

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EPT Barcelona Wrap-Up: Thomas Middleton Wins Main Event, Thomas Muhlocker Wins High Roller

This year's edition of the EPT Barcelona has reached its conclusion following Thomas Middleton's win in the main event.

A massive 1,234 player field turned out

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Tom Middleton Leads EPT Barcelona Main Event After Day 4

A 1,234 player field has been narrowed down to just 24 players after the conclusion of Day 4 at the EPT Barcelona main event.

The chip leader heading into Day

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Pablo Alexander Tavitian Leads EPT Barcelona Main Event After Day 2

Pablo Alexander Tavitian will have the chip lead when Day 3 of the EPT Barcelona main event gets underway on Wednesday afternoon.

242 of the original 1,234 ent

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Vitaly Lunkin Wins EPT Barcelona Super High Roller Event

Vitaly Lunkin outlasted Erik Seidel to take down the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller event for €771,300 earlier today.

This payout, which works out to rou

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Blair Hinkle Wins Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event

Blair Hinkle outlasted Justin Bonomo in an epic heads-up battle to take down the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open main event.

For his victory, Hinkle received $1,

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$10,000,000 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event Kicks Off

The 2013 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, which features a total guaranteed prize pool of $10,000,000, kicked off at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florid

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"Itahaschi" Takes Down FTOPS XXIII Main Event

The 23rd edition of the FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) wrapped up on Full Tilt Poker yesterday, with "Itahaschi" taking down the main event for over $270k.


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Jared Hamby, Steve Gross Win Bracelets

If you've been around the online poker world for a while, chances are that you recognize the aliases "TheWacoKidd" and "Gboro780".

Both Jared "TheWacoKidd" Ham

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Niklas "Ragen70" Heinecker Wins GuangDong Ltd Asia Millions Main Event

With everybody focused on the World Series of Poker, it was easy to forget that there was a very, very big tournament taking place halfway across the world in Macau.
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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins SCOOP Main Event

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom outlasted 579 other players to take down the High buy-in portion of the SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) main event for $1,096,200.
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Chino Rheem Wins WPT World Championship

Chino Rheem defeated Erick Lindgren during heads-up play to take down the WPT World Championship earlier this morning for $1,150,297.

Chino Rheem led for the v

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David "Doc" Sands Wins WPT Super High Roller

David "Doc" Sands took down the WPT Super High Roller event earlier this morning at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. For his victory, Sands walked away with $1,023,750, while runner

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Chino Rheem, Erick Lindgren Lead WPT World Championship

Fire up the jokes - Chino Rheem and Erick Lindgren are the two chipleaders of the WPT World Championship heading into the tournament's final table.

Both Rheem

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2013-2014 WSOP Circuit Schedule Released

Earlier this week, the 2013-14 WSOP (World Series of Poker) Circuit schedule was released.

The 10th season of the WSOP circuit will feature a total of 22 event

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Max Altergott Wins EPT Grand Final Super High Roller

The ninth season of the European Poker Tour is now a wrap after Max Altergott took down the EPT Grand Final Super High Roller event earlier today for 1,746,400 Euros.


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48 Entries and Counting For EPT Grand Final Super High Roller

The Super High Roller event, which has a buy-in of 100k EUR, got underway at the Monte-Carlo Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final earlier today.

The event ca

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EPT Grand Final Main Event Update: Andrew Pantling Leads After Day 4

Day 4 of the EPT Grand Final main event wrapped up just a few minutes ago, with Andrew Pantling emerging as the dominant chip leader heading into Day 5 on Saturday.

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Johnny Lodden Leads EPT Grand Final Main Event After Day 2

Day 2 of the EPT Grand Final main event is now in the books, with Johnny Lodden finishing the day as the tournament chip leader.

"Team Pokerstars" had a very s

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Busy Month of May in Poker World Approaches

Poker players and fans of the game will get their fill in the month of May, as three major events are set to take place, in addition to the start of the 2013 World Series of P

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EPT Berlin Wrap-up: Daniel Pudin Wins Main Event, Griffin Benger Takes Down High Roller

The 2013 edition of the EPT Berlin is now a wrap, with Daniel Pudin and Griffin Benger finishing off the series with big wins on Saturday.

Daniel Pudin was EPT

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Robert Haigh Leads EPT Berlin Main Event Heading Into Final Table

17 players began play at the EPT Berlin main event on Friday, and all 17 had dreams of making it through to the final table.

After many hours of play that incl

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EPT Berlin: Roman Herold Leads Main Event, 17 Players Remaining

Day 4 of the EPT Berlin main event wrapped up a short while ago, with Roman Herold emerging as the tournament chip leader heading into Day 5 on Friday.

912 pla

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"Team Ivey" Continues To Expand, Chris Moorman Wins FTOPS Event and More

1. "Team Ivey" Continues To Expand.

IveyPoker.com continues to expand their roster of talent on an almost daily basis.

"Team Ivey", which is th

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Paul Volpe, Erik Seidel Lead WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event Heading Into Final Table

Paul Volpe will have a commanding chip lead when the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star main event final table gets underway later today.

Volpe will enter the final tab

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Mervin Chan Wins 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event

Earlier today, Mervin Chan successfully navigated his way through a tough final table to take down the 2013 Aussie Millions Main Event. Chan took home $1,600,000 AUD (about $1

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Patrik Antonius Looks For First Major Tournament Title in Eight Years at Aussie Millions Main Event

The final table of the 2013 Aussie Millions main event is now set.

Here is the final table line-up:

Dan Shak, 3,775,000
Jarrod Glennon, 3

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Phil Ivey Knocked Out of Aussie Millions Main Event, Makes $600k on Full Tilt Poker

Last year, Phil Ivey finished in 12th place in the $10,000 Aussie Millions main event. Shortly after busting out of the main event, Ivey strolled over to the $250,000 Super Hi

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Andrew Robl Takes Down 2013 Aussie Millions $100k Event

Earlier today, Andrew Robl defeated Igor Kurganov during heads-up play to take down the 2013 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge.

Robl walked away with $1,000,0

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Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Wins 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow defeated Phil Hellmuth to win the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship earlier this morning. For his victory, Matusow walked away with $750,000,

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Quarterfinals of National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set

The quarterfinals of the 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship have now been set after two rounds of play on Friday.

Players who made the "Round of 32" on

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Ivey, Dwan Advance To Second Round of National Heads-Up Poker Championship

The first round of the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship is now in the books, with names such as Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom moving on to the Round o

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Vanessa Selbst Wins PCA High Roller, Becomes Top Female Tournament Money Winner

Vanessa Selbst outlasted an incredibly tough field to take down the 2013 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller event earlier today. For her victory, Selbst walked

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Dimitar Danchev Wins 2013 PCA Main Event, Shaun Deeb Leads High Roller

27-year old Dimitar Danchev, who earned his seat to the Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure main event via a $700 qualifier, outlasted 986 other players to take down the $1,859,000

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Dimitar Danchev Leads PCA Main Event After Day 4

Day 4 of the 2013 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure ("PCA") main event is now in the books.

Just 21 of the original 987 entrants to the event are still alive head

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Scott Seiver Wins PCA Super High Roller Event

Scott Seiver navigated his way through an incredibly tough field to capture the $100,000 Super High Roller event of the 2013 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure earlier tonight.
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Over $2 Million To Winner of PCA $100k Super High Roller Event

47 players turned out for this year's PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $100,000 Super High Roller event, easily topping last year's total of 30 entrants. That's a pretty a

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2013 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure Kicks Off in the Bahamas

The 2013 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure), which bills itself as the "Best 10 Days of Poker on the Planet", is now underway in the Bahamas.

The first event

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Yann "yadio1111" Dion Wins FTOPS XXI Main Event

Yann "yadio1111" Dion took down the FTOPS XXI main event on Full Tilt Poker earlier this morning, taking home $453,229.40 after cutting a deal with "CSWAMI".

T

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"Durrrr" Loses, 500+ Entries For Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic and More

1. "Durrrr" Loses.

According to HighStakesDB.com (link below), Tom "durrrr" Dwan managed to lose nearly $800k on Full Tilt Poker in the first three days of Dec

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"doneNdusted84" Wins First FTOPS Event Since May of 2011

"DoneNdusted84" outlasted thousands of other players to take down the first FTOPS event since May of 2011. "DoneNdusted84" took home over $187k for his victory, while "Sgoup"

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Jeff Gross Leads Record-Setting WPT Montreal Event

Day 2 of the inaugural WPT Montreal came to a close a few hours ago.

Jeff Gross is the tournament chip leader heading into the third day of play on Monday, as

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Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates Wins All-Star Showdown on Pokerstars

Daniel "wooki3z." Cates beat Ben "Sauce123" Sulsky earlier today to take down the first ever All-Star Showdown on Pokerstars. Cates took home $550,000 for his victory, while "

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Howard Lederer Enters $10k Festa al Lago Classic Main Event

What do you do when you are a pariah of the poker world who is currently facing a civil suit from the US Department of Justice?

If you're Howard Lederer, you p

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Antonio Esfandiari Wins Another World Series of Poker Bracelet

What does Antonio Esfandiari do to follow up his victory in "The Big One for One Drop" and an appearance on The Howard Stern Show?

How about another World Serie

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First Five WCOOP Events Easily Surpass Their Guarantees

The first five events of this year's WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) have gotten underway, with all five events easily surpassing their guarantees.



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"Ziigmund" Has Big Week at EPT Barcelona

Ilari "Ziigmund" Sahamies isn't exactly known for his "live" tournament results.

Despite being one of the biggest names in the poker world, Sahamies only had t

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Over $65 Million Dished Out at SCOOP 2012

The final numbers for SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) 2012 are in.

According to Pokerstars, $65,332,179 in total prize money was paid out in this y

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Deeb Does It Again

Shaun Deeb took down Event #38-H ($2,100 HORSE) of the 2012 SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) on Pokerstars earlier today to claim his FOURTH SCOOP bracelet of the y

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Shaun Deeb Wins His Third SCOOP Bracelet of 2012

Shaun Deeb did it again on Tuesday, taking down his third SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) bracelet of the year after winning SCOOP #26-H ($2,100 Stud Hi-Lo).

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Shaun Deeb Wins His Second SCOOP Bracelet of 2012

The 2012 SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) has already produced two multiple bracelet winners despite the fact that the series is only about halfway to completion. <

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins Two SCOOP Bracelets

A very big year for Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has gotten even bigger after the Swedish phenom took down two SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) events - one yesterday, an

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EPT Grand Final 25k EUR High Roller Final Table Set - Bonomo Leads, Ivey Eliminated in 9th Place

The final table of the EPT Grand Final 25k EUR High Roller has been now been set after the elimination of Phil Ivey in ninth place.

Here are the chip counts he

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Weekend News Update: "ElkY" Wins, "Jungleman" on Full Tilt Poker and More

1. Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Wins Fourth High Roller Event.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier won the fourth "High Roller" event of his career this weekend after t

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Phil Ivey Making Another Deep Tournament Run

Since ending his self-imposed exile from the poker tournament circuit at the APPT Macau in November of last year, Phil Ivey has been on quite a run.

He broke a

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Phil Ivey Wins Aussie Millions $250,000 Super High Roller

Shortly after being bounced from the Aussie Millions main event in 12th place, Phil Ivey took his seat at the Aussie Millions $250,000 Super High Roller event.



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Phil Ivey Still Alive in Aussie Millions Main Event

With four full days of the 2012 Aussie Millions main event now in the books, just 12 of the original 659 entrants still remain.

One of those 12 players is Phil

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Phil Ivey Shining in Aussie Millions Main Event

It's a few hours into Day 2 of the Aussie Millions main event, and there is currently a very familiar name sitting near the top of the tournament leaderboard - Phil Ivey.

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Aussie Millions Update: Dan Smith Wins $100k Challenge, Day 1b of Main Event Completed

1. Dan Smith Wins $100k Challenge.

Dan Smith navigated through a shark-infested field that included the likes of Tom "durrrr" Dwan, Phil Ivey and Gus Hansen to

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Stars Converge on 2012 Aussie Millions $100k Challenge

Ever since "Black Friday" took place last April, the poker world hasn't seen much of the likes of Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Phil Ivey.

Both Dwan and Ivey have stil

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Jonathan Duhamel Bounces Back

December was a really, really bad month for 2010 World Series of Poker Champion Jonathan Duhamel.

Early one December morning, a man knocked on the door of Duha

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John Dibella Wins PCA Main Event

The 2012 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event was filled with professionals, but in the end it was an amateur from New York who ended up taking down the tournament.

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Final Table of 2012 PCA Main Event Set

Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka will enter the final table of the 2012 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event as the chip leader, as he managed to finish Day 5 with 6.47 mi

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PCA Main Event Update, Connecticut Governor on Online Poker and More

1. PCA Main Event Update.

Three full days of the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event have now been completed, with 64 of the original 1,072 entrant

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins PCA Super High Roller

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom navigated his way through an extremely tough field to win the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $100k Super High Roller event on Saturday.

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Final Table of PCA $100k Super High Roller Set

The final table of the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $100k Super High Roller has now been set, with Galen Hall sitting as the tournament chipleader heading into Saturda

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Haxton, Blom Shine on First Day of PCA $100k Super High Roller

The first day of the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $100k Super High Roller wrapped up just a few minutes ago.

Isaac Haxton had an exceptionally good day

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James Dempsey Wins Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

James Dempsey navigated his way through a star-studded field to take down the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic earlier today.

Here is how the chi

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The Final Major Tournament of 2011 Gets Underway

The final major poker tournament of 2011, the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic, got underway at the Bellagio earlier today.

As per usual, many of

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Randy "Nanonoko" Lew Wins APPT Macau Main Event

Popular "Team Pokerstars Online" player Randy Lew, aka "Nanonoko", took down the first major "live" tournament of his career earlier today after winning the Pokerstars.net APP

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Phil Ivey Eliminated From APPT Macau Main Event

Phil Ivey ended his self-imposed exile from the "live" tournament poker scene earlier this week at the APPT Macau Main Event.

Ivey hadn't been seen on the live

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Phil Ivey Resurfaces at the APPT Macau Main Event

The 2011 Pokerstars.net APPT Macau Main Event got underway earlier today.

A total of 269 players turned out for Day 1a of the event, including one very notable

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Sam Trickett's Big Year

In 2011, the poker world has been intensely focused on the ridiculous runs of Erik Seidel and Ben Lamb. Both players have been on fire this year, and both players deserve all

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Elio Fox Continues To Run Well

Less than a week ago, Elio Fox outlasted Chris Moorman to become the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe champion.

Fox took home 1.4 million EUR for his victory,

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EPT London: Benny Spindler Wins Main Event

Benny Spindler has crafted a very impressive poker resume for himself, but he was never able to win the big one - until today.

Spindler outlasted 690 other pla

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1,627 Players Turn Out for WCOOP Main Event

The final event of the 2011 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) got underway on Pokerstars earlier today.

A total of 1,627 players ended up turning out

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Final Table of Epic Poker League Main Event #2 Set

The final table of Epic Poker League Main Event #2 has now been set, with David Steicke taking the chip lead into the final day of play on Friday.

All eight of

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Sunday News Update: Chino Wins, Cao/Sahamies and More

1. "Chino" Rheem Wins First EPL Event.
Early Saturday morning, David "Chino" Rheem defeated Erik Seidel to become the winner of the very first Epic Poker League event.

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Chino Rheem Makes the Final Table of Inaugural Epic Poker League Main Event

David "Chino" Rheem has been one of the favorite topics of discussion on the TwoPlusTwo forums as of late.

A number of notable pros, including Ben Lamb, Joseph

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Erik Seidel Wins WPT $100k Super High Roller

Mr. "High Roller" has done it again, as Erik Seidel has just taken down the WPT $100k Super High Roller event for $1,092,000.

With his victory, Erik Seidel now

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Galen Hall Leads WPT World Championship Heading Into Final Table

Day 5 of the WPT (World Poker Tour) World Championship wrapped up just a few minutes ago after David Peters was eliminated from the tournament in 7th place.

Th

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"ArielBahia" Takes Down FTOPS XX Main Event

"ArielBahia" outlasted thousands of other players to take down the FTOPS XX main event on Sunday. After a four-way chop, "ArielBahia" walked away with $346,696.49.

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Vanessa Selbst Wins the NAPT Mohegan Sun - Again

Vanessa Selbst accomplished something remarkable earlier tonight, taking down her second straight NAPT Mohegan Sun title. Selbst took home $450,000 for her victory, which give

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Can Vanessa Selbst Win Back to Back NAPT Mohegan Sun Titles?

Roughly one year ago, Vanessa Selbst successfully navigated her way through a field of 716 players to take down the 2010 NAPT Mohegan Sun title.

12 months late

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Poker News: Final Table of EPT Berlin Set, "Isildur1" vs "urnotindangr" Part 2 and More

1. EPT Berlin Final Table Set.

After four full days of play, the final table of the EPT Berlin main event has been set.

All eight of the remain

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Mike "SowersUNCC" Sowers Puts on Show in $1k Monday $2 Million on Full Tilt Poker

Mike "SowersUNCC" Sowers turned in a performance for the ages Monday night, finishing in both 1st and 9th place in the $1k Monday $2 Million on Full Tilt Poker.



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Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Makes Bay 101 Shooting Star Final Table

"It's my time, boys and girls! It's my time!"

After eliminating Ty Reiman on the final table bubble of the Bay 101 Shooting Star, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow threw

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"durrrr Challenge" Update and a Recap of the Fifth Anniversary of the Sunday Million

1. "durrrr Challenge" Update.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel "jungleman12" Cates hooked up for a rare "durrrr Challenge" session earlier tonight.



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Erik Seidel Wins 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Forget Charlie Sheen - nobody is #winning more than Erik Seidel these days.

Erik Seidel continued his ridiculous run earlier tonight by taking down the 2011 Na

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Quarterfinal Matchups Set in 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

The second day of the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship is now in the books, with names such as Jonathan Duhamel and Chris Moneymaker advancing to the final day of pla

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Round Two Matchups Set In 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Round one of the 2011 National Heads-Up Poker Championship is now in the books, as the first day of play wrapped up just over an hour ago.

32 first round match

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"GIAMPP" Wins FTOPS XIX Main Event

"GIAMPP" outlasted a massive 14,479 entrant field to take down the FTOPS XIX main event early Monday morning. For his victory, "GIAMPP" walked away with $877,949.74 and the FT

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"LeonP" Leads FTOPS #40 ($2,100 NLHE) After Day 1

Day 1 of FTOPS #40 ($2,000+$100 NLHE) wrapped up just a few hours ago, with 91 of the original 1,036 entrants making it through to Day 2 on Sunday.

At the top

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"CuteIsWhatIAim4" Takes Down FTOPS #27 ($1,000+$60 Multi-Entry NLHE)

Another multi-entry FTOPS event, another massive prize pool.

"CuteIsWhatIAim4" took down FTOPS #27 ($1,000+$60 NLHE Multi-Entry) earlier this morning, collecti

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Sunday News Update: Gus Hansen Rolling, Final Four of FTOPS $10k Heads Up Event Set, "Isildur1" vs "MyRabbiFoo" On Tap For Sunday

1. Gus Hansen On A Major Upswing. According to our friends at HighStakesDB.com (link below), Gus Hansen is up over $5 million on Full Tilt Poker since the beginning of October

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Sunday Night News: Boeree's Big Win and $150k Cash Game on "Poker After Dark"

1. Boeree's Big Win.

"Team Pokerstars Pro" member Liv Boeree successfully navigated through a field of 4,710 players to take down the "Sunday Warm Up" on Poker

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2011 Aussie Millions Comes To An End

The last event (#20, $1,100 Turbo No Limit Hold'em) of the 2011 Aussie Millions has come to a close, meaning that the tournament series has now wrapped for another year.

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Randy Dorfman Leads 2011 Aussie Millions Main Event Heading Into Final Day

The final day of the 2011 Aussie Millions main event is set to get underway in just a few hours.

After four full days of play in the main event, the 721 player

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Erik Seidel Wins Aussie Millions $250k Super High Roller Event

A few minutes ago, "Team Full Tilt" member Erik Seidel eliminated Sam Trickett to take down the $250,000 Super High Roller event at the 2011 Aussie Millions.

E

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Shaun "tedsfishfry" Deeb's Big 48 Hour Run on Full Tilt Poker

Shaun "tedsfishfry" Deeb has been the biggest beneficiary so far of "Double Guarantees Week" on Full Tilt Poker, taking down two 1,400+ entrant events over the past 48 hours.

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Aussie Millions Update: Sam Trickett Wins $100k Challenge, Erick Lindgren Leads Main Event After Day 1a

1. Sam Trickett Wins $100k Challenge.

Sam Trickett managed to navigate through a talent-rich field at the 2011 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge to take down

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Sam Trickett Leads Aussie Millions $100k Challenge After Day 1

Earlier in the month, 38 players turned out for the $100,000 buy-in Super High Roller event at the 2011 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure (PCA).

Two weeks later,

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Third Time's The Charm: Will Molson (Finally) Takes Down PCA $25k High Roller

Will Molson's performances in the PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) $25k High Roller events have become something of a legend.

In both 2009 and 2010, Will M

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Galen Hall Takes Down 2011 PCA Main Event

After a marathon final table that stretched into the early hours of Sunday morning, Galen Hall walked away with the 2011 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event title

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PCA: Very Strong Turnout For $25,000 High Roller Event

Business is clearly pretty good for many of the players at the top of the poker food chain, as over 130 players have turned out for this year's $25,000 High Roller event at th

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PCA Main Event Update: Chris Oliver Leads Heading Into Saturday's Final Table

Chris Oliver will enter the final table of the 2011 PCA main event as the dominant chip leader when play resumes on Saturday afternoon.

Oliver bulldozed throug

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PCA Main Event Update: Here Comes Moneymaker

After four full days of play in the 2011 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event, only 22 of the original 1,560 entrants remain.

At the top of the lead

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PCA Main Event: Adam Geyer Leads After Day 2

Of the 1,560 players that signed up to participate in the 2011 PCA main event, 173 were left at the end of Day 2.

Adam Geyer managed to finish as the Day 2 chi

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PCA Main Event: Pieter de Korver Finishes As Day 1A Chip Leader

"Team Pokerstars Pro" Pieter de Korver finished Day 1A of the 2011 PCA Main Event as the chip leader yesterday after amassing over 245k in chips.

Here were the

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PCA Update: Eugene Katchalov Wins $100k Super High Roller Event, "Isildur1" Revealed

1. Eugene Katchalov Wins PCA $100k Super High Roller.

Eugene Katchalov bested Daniel Negreanu during heads-up play to take down the $100,000 Super High Roller

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Final Table of PCA $100k Super High Roller Event Set

Nick Schulman will have the chip lead when the final table of the PCA $100k Super High Roller event gets underway on Saturday afternoon.

Schulman managed to fi

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Antonio Esfandiari Wins Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Antonio Esfandiari was able to navigate through a stacked final table at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic to win the second World Poker Tour title of his career early Thur

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Vanessa Rousso Leads Stacked Five Diamond World Poker Classic Final Table

Vanessa Rousso will enter the final table of the Five Diamond World Poker Classic as the dominant chip leader when play gets underway on Wednesday afternoon.

R

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Esfandiari Still Leads Five Diamond World Poker Classic, More on Harry Reid's Internet Poker Bill

1. It's all Esfandiari at the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Antonio Esfandiari continued his strong play at the Five Diamond World Poker Clas

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Antonio Esfandiari Leads Five Diamond World Poker Classic After Day 3

In February of 2004, Antonio Esfandiari burst onto the scene by taking down the WPT LA Poker Classic for $1,399,135. Esfandiari's charisma and affable nature at the table resu

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Ryan "g0lfa" D'Angelo Leads Five Diamond World Poker Classic After Day 1

The Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic got underway on Friday afternoon, with Ryan "g0lfa" D'Angelo finishing as the Day 1 chip leader.

Ryan "g0lfa

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"JHoWn" Takes Down FTOPS XVIII Main Event

"JHoWn" outlasted 5,022 other players to take down the FTOPS XVIII main event early Monday morning.

"JHoWn", "hilyaki" and "ReifesEisen" agreed to a deal durin

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Joe Tehan Takes Down NAPT Los Angeles Main Event

Joe Tehan turned in a dominating performance on Wednesday, eliminating each and every one of his final table opponents to capture the inaugural NAPT Los Angeles main event. Te

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Final Table of NAPT Los Angeles Main Event Set

Christopher Demaci will be the chip leader of the inaugural NAPT Los Angeles main event when the final table gets underway at 2 pm PST on Wednesday afternoon.



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Kim Frederiksen Leads NAPT Los Angeles

Kim Frederiksen is currently the official chipleader of the inaugural Pokerstars.net NAPT Los Angeles main event heading into Day 2 on Sunday.

When Day 1B of t

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Vanessa Selbst Wins Partouche Poker Tour Main Event

With most of the poker world’s attention focused on the World Series of Poker main event final table in Las Vegas, Vanessa Selbst quietly took down the Partouche Poker Tour ma

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Jonathan Duhamel vs John Racener For The WSOP Main Event Title

Jonathan Duhamel. John Racener. One of these two men will be crowned the 2010 World Series of Poker main event champion on Monday evening.

Jonathan Duhamel wil

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Jeff Forrest Wins WPT Foxwoods World Poker Finals

Jeff Forrest has just won the WPT Foxwoods World Poker Finals after dispatching of Dave Inselberg in second place. For his victory, Forrest will take home $548,752, a WPT brac

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Michael Eiler Wins EPT Vienna

Daniel Negreanu entered the final table of the EPT Vienna main event as the chip leader earlier today, but it was Michael Eiler from Germany that ended up taking down the titl

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Daniel Negreanu Leads EPT Vienna Main Event Heading Into Final Table

Thanks to a late day surge, Daniel Negreanu will enter the final table of the EPT Vienna main event with a sizable chip lead.

With a victory on Sunday, Negrean

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Tournament Updates: Jim Anderson Wins, Daniel Negreanu Continues to Surge

1. Jim Anderson Wins WSOP Hammond Circuit Regional Championship.

Jim Anderson navigated through a stacked final table yesterday to take down the first-ever $10

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Daniel Negreanu Leads EPT Vienna After Day 2

A familiar name sits atop the EPT Vienna main event leaderboard, as "Team Pokerstars Pro" member Daniel Negreanu managed to finish Day 2 with the chip lead.

Of

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Final Table of Hammond WSOP Circuit Regional Championship Set

Gabe Patgorski will begin play on Thursday as the chip leader when the final table of the Hammond WSOP Circuit Regional Championship gets underway.

Despite ent

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Randal "RandALLin" Flowers Wins WPT Festa al Lago

Randal Flowers, who is also known online as "RandALLin", took down the second WPT title of his career earlier tonight at the WPT Festa al Lago. For his victory, Flowers took h

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Annette Obrestad Leads WPT Festa al Lago Main Event After Day 4

A very familiar name will enter Day 5 of the WPT Festa al Lago main event with the tournament chip lead, as Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad managed to finish Day 4 with over 2 m

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Matt Affleck Leads WPT Festa al Lago Main Event After Day 2

Matt Affleck finished Day 2 of the WPT (World Poker Tour) Festa al Lago main event with 585,300 chips, which is good for the chip lead heading into Day 3 on Sunday.

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WPT Festa Al Lago Main Event Kicks Off At The Bellagio Later Today

The WPT (World Poker Tour) Festa Al Lago main event will kick off at 12 pm (local time) at the Bellagio later today.

The event, which features a buy-in of $10,

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Vanessa Selbst Final Table Chip Leader of Two Different Tournaments

Vanessa Selbst, who recently signed a deal to become a member of "Team Pokerstars Pro", is currently the chip leader of two different tournaments - the EPT London High Roller

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EPT London Update: 24 Left in Main Event, Vanessa Selbst Leads High Roller Event

1. Chance Kornuth Leads EPT London Main Event With 24 Players Left.

24 of the 848 players who signed up to play in the EPT London Main Event are still alive af

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EPT London Update: Annette Obrestad Adds Another Title To Her Collection, Day 1A of Main Event Concludes

1. Annette Obrestad Wins 5k Heads Up Event.

Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad defeated Bernd Gleissner to take down the 5,000 GBP Heads Up event at the EPT London

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POTTERPOKER Takes Down WCOOP Main Event Title

"POTTERPOKER" dominated the final table of the WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) main event to take down the first place prize of $2,278,097.50. In addition to the mo

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Jason Mercier Takes Down WCOOP Bracelet

Team Pokerstars Pro Jason Mercier outlasted 3,121 other players to take down WCOOP #42 ($1,050 NLHE) earlier tonight. For his victory, Mercier ended up receiving approximately

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Shaun Deeb Wins The Second WCOOP Bracelet of His Career

Shaun Deeb took down WCOOP #28 ($1,050 NLHE, $1 Million Guaranteed) early Thursday morning to claim the second WCOOP bracelet of his career.

Deeb turned in a m

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John "jmonnett" Monnette Captures WCOOP Bracelet

John "jmonnett" Monnette outlasted 321 other players to take down WCOOP #27 ($320 FL Badugi) early Wednesday morning. Monnette walked away with $19,250 and the WCOOP bracelet

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Vanessa Selbst Leads Partouche Poker Tour Main Event Heading Into Final Table

Vanessa Selbst will look to win her second major tournament of the year when the Partouche Poker Tour main event resumes on Saturday, November 6th.

Here are th

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Final Tables of WPT Legends of Poker and Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Main Event Set

The final tables of both the WPT Legends of Poker and Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic main event have now been set. Both final tables are set to take place on Wednesday.

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Jonathan "FieryJustice" Little Looking To Win His Third WPT Title

After three full days of play in the 2010 WPT Legends of Poker event, just 15 of the original 462 entrants remain.

One of those 15 players is Jonathan "FieryJu

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Tournament Updates: Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic and WPT Legends of Poker

1. Perica Bukara Wins $25,000 High Roller Freeze-out at FTP Merit Cyprus Classic.

Perica Bukara breezed his way to victory in the $25k High Roller event at the

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Final Table Set in 25k High Roller Freeze-Out at 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic

Perica Bukara will have a commanding chip lead when the final table of the High Roller Freeze-Out event at the 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic gets underway later to

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TyboVegas Wins FTOPS XVII Main Event

"TyboVegas" was able to navigate through a field of 4,805 players to take down the FTOPS XVII main event early Monday morning. After agreeing to a deal with second place finis

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Phil Ivey on the Move at WPT Bellagio Cup VI

Roughly 30 hours after registering for the WPT Bellagio Cup VI, Phil Ivey is currently sitting second in chips with just 15 players remaining in the tournament.



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Guillaume Darcourt Leads WPT Bellagio Cup VI After Day 1

The U.S. leg of season nine of the World Poker Tour got under way earlier today as the WPT Bellagio Cup VI kicked off in Las Vegas.

The Bellagio Cup VI feature

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Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Wins Poker Player's Championship

It wasn't easy, but Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi managed to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet earlier today.

Mizrachi picked one of the toughest t

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Michael and Robert Mizrachi Both Make Final Table of $50k Poker Player's Championship

The final table of the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship, which is set to get under way on Tuesday afternoon, will feature two of the Mizrachi brothers.

Robe

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Victorino Torres Takes Down APPT Macau Main Event

Victorino Torres took down Chong Cheong in heads-up play to become the Pokerstars APPT Macau Season 4 Champion earlier today.

For his victory, Torres will walk

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SCOOP Main Event Update

The three tournaments that comprise the SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker) 2-day main event on Pokerstars are currently paused, with Day 2 action scheduled to get und

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EPT Monte Carlo Update: Nicolas Chouity Wins Main Event, Final Table of High Roller Event Set

Nicolas Chouity put on a dominant performance en route to winning the EPT Monte Carlo main event title on Friday evening.

The Lebanese player, who qualified fo

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David Williams Wins WPT World Championship, EPT Monte Carlo Update

1. David Williams Wins WPT World Championship.

David Williams took down his largest cash since 2004 last night when he managed to win the WPT World Championshi

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David Benyamine Leads WPT World Championship Heading Into Final Table

David Benyamine will take the chip lead with him into the final table of the WPT World Championship when action gets under way on Saturday afternoon.

Four play

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John O'Shea Leads WPT World Championship After Day 5

Day 5 of the WPT World Championship only lasted 4 1/2 hours, but John O'Shea was able to make the most of that time and finish the day as the tournament chip leader.
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WPT World Championship Update - Faraz Jaka Leads After Day 4

Day 4 of the WPT World Championship has now drawn to a close, with 18 of the original 195 players still alive in the event.

Faraz Jaka will enter Day 5 as the

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Faraz Jaka Leads WPT World Championship After Day 2

Faraz Jaka, also known as "The-Toilet 0" on Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars, is leading the WPT World Championship after two full days of play.

Jaka managed to

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Jason Mercier Wins NAPT Mohegan Sun Bounty Shootout

Jason Mercier managed to outlast Sam Stein to take down the final table of the $25,000 NAPT Mohegan Sun Bounty Shootout earlier tonight, allowing Mercier to walk away with $45

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Vanessa Selbst Dominates Final Table, Wins NAPT Mohegan Sun Main Event

Vanessa Selbst overcame a stacked final table to win the NAPT Mohegan Sun main event title on Sunday afternoon.

Selbst didn't just win - she dominated. After g

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Mike Beasley Leads NAPT Mohegan Sun Main Event Heading Into Final Table on Sunday

Mike Beasley will enter the NAPT Mohegan Sun main event as the chip leader when plays gets under way on Sunday afternoon.

All eight of the final table particip

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Vanessa Selbst Leading NAPT Mohegan Sun Main Event After Day 3

There are 24 players remaining in the NAPT Mohegan Sun main event after three full days of play.

At the top of the tournament leaderboard is Vanessa Selbst, wh

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Carlos Mortensen Wins WPT Hollywood Poker Open

Carlos Mortensen won the Hollywood Poker Open on Wednesday evening, and is now one of only two players (the other being Gus Hansen) who have managed to win three World Poker T

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Carlos Mortensen Leads WPT Hollywood Poker Open Heading Into Final Day

When people talk about great tournament players, Carlos Mortensen is usually left out of the conversation.

However, "El Matador" has done unbelievably well in

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Phil Hellmuth Unsuccessful In His Attempt To Win First WPT Title

Phil Hellmuth entered the final table of the Bay 101 Shooting Star with one goal in mind - winning his first ever World Poker Tour event.

Hellmuth was in great

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Can Phil Hellmuth Win His First WPT Title?

11 World Series of Poker bracelets. 0 WPT titles.

Despite having won 11 WSOP bracelets and over $11 million in lifetime tournament cashes, Phil Hellmuth Jr. ha

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Annie Duke Wins 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Annie Duke outlasted Erik Seidel in the final match to take down the 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship earlier tonight. With her victory, Duke has become the first wom

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"Elite Eight" Set in 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

Day 2 of the 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship has now drawn to a close.

There were two elimination matches on Saturday, meaning that the field of 32 w

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Second Round Matchups of 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Set

The first day of the 2010 National Heads-Up Poker Championship has just come to an end, and now all of Saturday's second round matchups have been set.

Players

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Andras Koroknai Wins WPT LA Poker Classic Main Event

Andras Koroknai has just taken down the main event for the WPT LAPC (LA Poker Ciassic) for $1,788,040. In addition to winning nearly $2 million, Koroknai will also gain entry

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Carlos Mortensen Leads WPT LA Poker Classic Main Event After Day 4

Day 4 of the WPT LAPC (L.A. Poker Classic) main event has drawn to a close, with Carlos Mortensen leading the event heading into the fifth day of play on Tuesday.


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Daniel Negreanu Makes a Big Move on Day 2 of LA Poker Classic Main Event

Day 2 of the L.A. Poker Classic (WPT) main event is now a wrap, with Salvatore Deluca leading the tournament heading into Day 3 on Sunday.

The top five stacks

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Masaaki Kagawa Leads WPT L.A. Poker Classic Main Event After Day 1

The 2010 LAPC (L.A. Poker Classic) main event got under way on Friday, with Masaaki Kagawa finishing Day 1 as the tournament chip leader.

An impressive 745 pla

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Ashton "TheASHMAN103" Griffin Wins NAPT Venetian $25,000 Bounty Shootout

After nearly 12 hours of play at the final table, Ashton Griffin eliminated Joe Cassidy in third place, setting up a heads up battle between Griffin and Hoyt Corkins for the t

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Tom "kingsofcards" Marchese Wins NAPT Venetian Main Event

Tom "kingsofcards" Marchese has just become the first ever winner of the NAPT Venetian main event, taking home over $827k in the process.

Marchese, who is know

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High Stakes Poker Season 6 Episode 2 Recap, NAPT Venetian Day 2 Update and More

1. High Stakes Poker Season 6, Episode 2 Recap.

Another week, another player sent packing.

Last week, Phil Hellmuth made a quick exit from "Hig

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Anton Wigg Wins 2010 EPT Copenhagen

Anton Wigg of Sweden has just taken down the 2010 EPT Copenhagen after a long and drawn-out battle with Francesco De Vivo.

The heads up battle between Wigg and

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David Benyamine Wins PartyPoker Premier League IV

David Benyamine took down the PartyPoker Premier League IV championship a short while ago, outlasting players such as Luke Schwartz and Daniel Negreanu to claim the title and

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Csaba Toth Leads EPT Copenhagen After Day 2

After two full days of play in the EPT Copenhagen main event, Csaba Toth (of Hungary) sits atop the leader board heading into Day 3.

Toth managed to finished D

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Tyron Krost Wins 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event

Tyron Krost just defeated Frederik Jensen in heads up play to take down the 2010 Aussie Millions main event.

For his victory, Krost will take home $2 million d

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Sorel Mizzi Dominating Aussie Millions Main Event

It's the Sorel Mizzi show at the 2010 Aussie Millions main event.

After four full days of play, Sorel Mizzi has a commanding chip lead heading into the final t

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Annette Obrestad, Sorel Mizzi Near Top of Aussie Millions Main Event Leaderboard After Day 3

Three full days of play in the 2010 Aussie Millions main event are now in the books.

Day 3 wrapped up just a few minutes ago. 18 of the original 746 players ar

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David Frieling Leads 2010 Aussie Millions Main Event After Day 2

Day 2 of the Aussie Millions main event has just wrapped up, and David Frieling currently sits as the chip leader heading into the third day of play on Thursday (local time).

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Dan Shak Wins $100,000 Challenge at 2010 Aussie Millions

Dan Shak outlasted Phil Ivey to take down the $100,000 Challenge at the 2010 Aussie Millions for $1.2 million dollars AUD (which is about $1.08 million USD).

P

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Jonathan Karamalikis Leads Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge Heading Into Final Table

The final day of the 2010 Aussie Millions $100,000 Challenge is set to get underway on Monday afternoon (local time).

Jonathan Karamalikis will enter the final

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Annette Obrestad Wins Preliminary Aussie Millions Event

Annette Obrestad, also known as "Annette_15" online, added another tournament victory to her list of accomplishments on Wednesday after taking down the $1,100 Pot Limit Omaha

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2010 Aussie Millions Is Now Underway

Many of poker's top names are currently descending on the Crown Casino in Australia, eager to escape cold climates and participate in one of poker's fastest-growing tournament

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William Reynolds Wins PCA High Roller Event

William Reynolds of Sioux City, Iowa overcame a short stack early in the tournament and a shark-filled field to win the 2010 PCA High Roller Event for $576,240.



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Dario Minieri Leads PCA High Roller Event After Day 2

Day 2 of the 2010 PCA $25,000 High Roller event has come to a close, with Dario Minieri currently sitting as the chip leader of the event heading into Day 3.

2

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Harrison Gimbel Becomes Youngest Ever Winner of PCA Main Event

Harrison Gimbel navigated his way through a 1,500+ player field to take down the 2010 PCA (Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure) main event on Monday evening. In taking down the $2.

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Daniel Alaei Wins Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Daniel Alaei outlasted 328 other entrants to take down the WPT Doyle Brunson Classic Championship earlier this evening, taking home $1,428,430, an entry into the $25k WPT Cham

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MiniFTOPS XIV Kicks Off With Big Turnout For Event #1

Event #1 of MiniFTOPS XIV just wrapped up a few short hours ago, with "dbfla" taking home the $49,611.62 first place prize.

A total of 16,711 players turned ou

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Tommy Vedes Wins 2009 Festa al Lago Championship

Tommy Vedes outlasted 274 other players to win the 2009 WPT Festa al Lago Championship on Monday evening, earning himself over $1.2 million dollars in the process.

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Corwin Cole Leads WPT Festa Al Lago Main Event After Day 3

Day 3 has now come to a close in the WPT Festa Al Lago main event at the Bellagio, with Corwin Cole leading the tournament heading into the fourth day of play.



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Mike Matusow Leads WPT Festa Al Lago Main Event After Day 1

Day 1 of the WPT Festa Al Lago main event is now in the books, with Mike "The Mouth" Matusow carrying the tournament chip lead into Day 2.

"The Mouth" managed

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Brandon Hall Wins 2009 Aruba Poker Classic Championship

Brandon Hall outlasted 474 other players this week to take down the 2009 Aruba Poker Classic Championship.

Following the elimination of Chase Steely in third p

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Robert Mizrachi Leads Aruba Poker Classic Championship, Round of 16 Set in PKR Heads Up Grand Slam and More

1. Aruba Poker Classic Championship.

Robert Mizrachi continues to lead the 2009 Aruba Poker Classic Championship after three full days of play.



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"Durrrr Challenge" Update, EPT London Final Table, World Series of Poker Final Table

1. "Durrrr Challenge" Update. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played another 1,063 hands of their "challenge" early Wednesday morning, with Dwan finishing up around $418

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Tommy Vedes Leading EPT London Main Event After Day 2

Another day, another major poker tournament.

The EPT London main event is now well under way, just a few short days after the World Series of Poker Europe main

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Olivier Busquet Overcomes Massive Chip Disadvantage to Win 2009 Borgata Poker Open

87 hands into the final table of the Borgata Poker Open main event on Thursday night, Jeremy Brown appeared to be coasting towards an easy victory.

The blinds

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Yevgeniy "Jovial Gent" Timoshenko Wins WCOOP Main Event

Yevgeniy "Jovial Gent" Timoshenko, fresh off of his victory in the WPT Championship just a few months ago, took down another major poker championship early Tuesday morning aft

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Weekend WCOOP Wrap-Up

There were a number of big WCOOP events this past weekend, including the $25,500 "High Roller" Match Play event and the $1,050 2-Day NLHE event.

Let's start wi

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Prahlad Friedman Takes Down WPT Legends of Poker Event

Prahlad Friedman successfully navigated through a field of nearly 300 players to take down the 2009 WPT Legends of Poker main event last night.

For his victory

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"Bob2bob" Turning in a Spectacular Performance at FTOPS XIII

The player known as "bob2bob" is turning in one of the most impressive overall performances in the history of the FTOPS.

His run began in Event #8 ($240 + $16

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Can Chris Moneymaker Win His Second Major "Live" Poker Tournament?

The World Poker Open Championship is down to just nine players, and a very familiar name currently possesses the chip lead heading into the final day of play.



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Season Six of the European Poker Tour Kicks Off in August

Last season, the European Poker Tour moved past the WPT (World Poker Tour) to claim the title of "World's Richest Poker Tour".

The reasons for the EPT's phenom

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Phil Ivey on Verge of Catching Jamie Gold on All-Time Money List

Phil Ivey, as I'm sure you've heard by now, is one of this year's "November Nine".

Phil Ivey will be one of nine players to participate in the 2009 World Serie

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David Benefield, "theASHMAN103", "WinnerFish" and "yogiblair" Move On To Final Four of FTP $25k Heads-Up Championship

Were you expecting names such as Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Erick Lindgren to make it to the final four of the $25k Heads-Up Championship on Full Tilt Poker?

If s

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Will Full Tilt Poker Make Changes To the FTOPS?

From a player's perspective, overlays are great.

The fact that four of the first seven FTOPS XII events have had an overlay is nothing but a positive thing for

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The EPT Juggernaut Continues To Grow Stronger

In 2008-09 we saw a changing of the guard in the poker world, as the European Poker Tour officially supplanted the World Poker Tour as the second biggest poker tournament seri

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De Korver, Rousso Reign Supreme at EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo

The 2009 edition of the EPT Grand Final wrapped up earlier today, with Pieter de Korver and Vanessa Rousso emerging as the two big winners.

26-year-old Pieter

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EPT Grand Final Main Event, High Roller Final Tables Set

The final tables of both the EPT Grand Final main event and the 25k High Roller event have now been set after a long day of play in Monte Carlo.

Dag Martin Mik

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Scotty Nguyen Leads WPT Championship After Day 5

Day 5 of the $25,000 World Poker Tour Championship is now in the books.

There are 10 players left in the tournament, with a very familiar name currently atop t

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WPT Championship, Gus Hansen Update

1. WPT Championship Update. Day 3 of the $25,000 WPT Championship is now a wrap, with Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis ending the day as the chip leader.

Th

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WPT Championship Gets Underway on Saturday Afternoon

The 2009 Five-Star World Poker Classic main event (aka the World Poker Tour Championship) gets underway at 12 pm local time on Saturday afternoon.

The event, w

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The "Durrrr" Challenge, L.A. Poker Classic, High Stakes Poker

1. The "durrrr" Challenge. Day 4 of the "durrrr" challenge took place on Monday.

After briefly losing the lead in the competition during Sunday's sessio

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Doyle Brunson, Amarillo Slim, Aussie Millions Update and More

This has been an eventful week in the poker world.

There are multiple topics to cover - here you go:

1. Doyle Brunson. Doyle Brunson's online po

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2009 Aussie Millions Update

When we last left you, the 100k High Rollers Challenge at the 2009 Aussie Millions was just getting underway. A number of notable names, including Phil Ivey, were eliminated e

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Aussie Millions 100k No Limit Hold'em Challenge Gets Underway

Recession? What recession?

23 players shelled out $100,000 Australian dollars (that works out to about 67,680 US dollars) to play in the 2009 edition of the $10

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Huge Turnout for the 2009 PCA Main Event

The Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure is quickly becoming one of the biggest poker tournaments in the world.

Last year, 1136 players paid $8,000 US to play in the

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David "Chino" Rheem Takes Down the 2008 Doyle Brunson Classic

When David "Chino" Rheem was knocked out of the 2008 World Series of Poker main event in 7th place earlier this year, he was not pleased at all.

Most people wo

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Matusow, Gowen Still Alive in Doyle Brunson Classic

There are currently 18 players left in the main event of the 2008 Five Diamond World Poker Classic, also known as the "Doyle Brunson Classic".

Day 5 of the eve

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Phil Hellmuth Jr. Leading Doyle Brunson Classic After Day 1A

Day 1A of the 2008 Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event, aka the "Doyle Brunson Classic", is now in the books. A familiar name is sitting with the chip lead, as Phil He

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Doyle Brunson Classic Gets Underway on Saturday

One of the most prestigious poker events of the year, the $15k "Doyle Brunson Classic" main event of the Five Diamond World Poker Classic, gets underway on Saturday afternoon.

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J.C. Tran Wins PartyPoker.com Premier League III Title

J.C. Tran overcame an incredibly tough final table to take down the PartyPoker.com Premier League III title on Sunday.

Tran took home $300k for his victory, whi

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2008 Five Diamond World Poker Classic Gets Underway at the Bellagio

One of the biggest events of the year, the Five Diamond World Poker Classic, got underway earlier today at the Bellagio.

There will be a total of 13 preliminar

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"Julian Verse" Wins FTOPS X Main Event

The tenth edition of the FTOPS Main Event was concluded early Monday morning, with "Julian Verse" taking the victory. For his win, "Julian Verse" received $450k, while "sckill

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Greg "DuckU" Hobson Wins Another Major Online Tournament

Has anybody put together a more impressive run in major online poker tournaments over the past year and a half than Greg Hobson?

"DuckU" was up to his old trick

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Jonathan Little Wins (Again)

Lost in all of the hoopla of the World Series of Poker main event the past few days - Jonathan "Fieryjustice" Little took down ANOTHER WPT title. Jonathan Little outlasted Jon

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Peter Eastgate Wins! A World Series of Poker Main Event Champion is (Finally) Crowned

The World Series of Poker Main Event took forever to complete, but finally a champion has been crowned.

Peter Eastgate from Odense, Denmark became the youngest

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Peter Eastgate vs Ivan Demidov for the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event Bracelet on Monday

Thousands of players entered the World Series of Poker Main Event back in July, all dreaming of a shot at the $9 million plus first place prize.

Thousands of pl

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Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis Wins Another Major Poker Title

Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis dominated the World Series of Poker Circuit event at the Horseshoe Hammond this past weekend, taking down the first place prize of $200k+ in convi

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William Fry Takes Down EPT Budapest, Hevad Khan Wins 2008 Caesars Palace Classic Main Event

William Fry and Hevad "Rain" Khan both outlasted tough fields this week to take down major tournaments.

Fry took down just under 600k Euros for winning the 2008

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Johnny Lodden Makes Final Table of EPT Budapest

The final table of EPT Budapest is now set. The eight remaining players in the tournament all have their sights set on the first place prize of just under 600k Euros and the E

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ElkY Takes Down 2008 Festa al Lago Main Event (WPT) at the Bellagio

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier took down the second major tournament of his career on Sunday, besting Nam Le in heads-up play to take down the 2008 Festa al Lago main event. Gros

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Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Leads Festa al Lago (WPT) After Day 4

There are currently 12 players remaining in the Festa al Lago World Poker Tour tournament at the Bellagio.

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier finished Day 4 as the chi

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Daniel Negreanu Leading Festa al Lago (WPT) After Day 2

Daniel Negreanu is playing some great poker right now.

Day 2 of the Festa al Lago (WPT) event at the Bellagio has just wrapped up, and Daniel Negreanu is curren

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London EPT - Michael Martin Wins Main Event, David Benyamine Leads 1M Showdown

Martin Martin outlasted 595 other entrants to take down the 5200 pound EPT London Main Event on Sunday. Martin turned in a gutsy performance, staving off elimination as a shor

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John Juanda Wins World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event

Alright, we're a little late with this article - we were waiting and waiting and waiting for the WSOPE main event final table to conclude, but even we have our limits. Before

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ShoesRDurrty Turns Freeroll Entry Into 800k Cash In WCOOP Main Event

"ShoesRDurrty" didn't win the WCOOP Main Event on Monday afternoon. However, he was able to lay claim to the most unbelievable story, as he turned a freeroll entry into an 800

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August35 Chipleader of WCOOP Main Event Heading Into Day 2

The WCOOP Main Event is now paused, and play will pick up on Monday afternoon. There are currently 60 players left in the event, and they are all battling for the first place

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ElkY On Fire at the 2008 WCOOP

There have been some very impressive performances so far in the 2008 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) on Pokerstars.

"dorinvandy" won the $10k NLHE

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Stevesbets Wins 25k Heads-Up Event on Pokerstars

Steven "stevesbets" Jacobs took down WCOOP #19 on Sunday, which was the 25k Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em event. "stevesbets" received $560k for finishing in first place, while Be

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25k Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em WCOOP Event on Pokerstars Rapidly Growing in Size

WCOOP #19, which is the 25k Heads-Up NLHE event with a $1.6 million dollar guarantee, is rapidly approaching the 64 player mark. With almost four days left until the event, th

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Slaktarn Takes Down $25k Heads-Up Pot Limit Omaha Championship on Full Tilt Poker

Slaktarn outlasted an incredibly stacked field that included the likes of Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Tom "durrrr" Dwan to take down the $25k Heads-Up PLO championship on F

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Final Four Set in $25,000 Heads-Up Pot Limit Omaha Tournament on Full Tilt Poker

It appeared for a while on Saturday that there might be two brothers (Di and Hac Dang) in the semi-finals of the $25k Heads-Up PLO tournament on Full Tilt Poker. However, Patr

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The 2008 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) Gets Underway Friday on Pokerstars

The 2008 World Championship of Online Poker gets underway on Friday at 14:30 ET with the $1 million dollar guarantee No Limit Hold'em 6-Max event. Just two hours later, the PL

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World Poker Tour Tournament Numbers Continue to Decline

Another World Poker Tour tournament, another smaller field.

The 2008 Legends of Poker final table is about to take place. Yet again, the total number of entrant

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Dubbeemin Wins FTOPS IX Main Event

The main event of FTOPS IX took place tonight - 4,880 people took part in the event, which led to an overlay as the tournament had a guarantee of $2.5 million dollars. In the

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Gus Hansen's Red Hot Summer Rolls On

Gus Hansen didn't have a great World Series of Poker. He cashed in two events (the Main Event and the World Championship Mixed event) for just over $80k. Not exactly a great s

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Yuval "yuvee04" Bronshtein Wins Two FTOPS Titles in the Same Day

There have been some incredible one-day performances in the history of online poker tournaments. However, "yuvee04" may have one-upped everyone by taking down two FTOPS titles

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Jose Miguel Espinar Wins Pokerstars.net LAPT Punta del Este Tournament

351 players took part in the Pokerstars.net LAPT Punte del Este poker tournament. The tournament field was dotted with some familiar names, including the likes of Humberto Bre

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Five of the Biggest Final Table Suckouts in a Major Live Poker Tournament

Every day, there are all sorts of unspeakable suckouts in poker tournaments, both online and "live". Everyone has a story of a horrible beat that they took late in a tournamen

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The Good and Bad From This Year's World Series of Poker

THE GOOD

1. In comparison to last year, the event went off without a hitch. Last year was a disaster - cash game players given table priority over WSOP t

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Barry Greenstein and David Williams Get Into Confrontation at the Bellagio Cup IV Main Event

There was an interesting exchange tonight between two very well-known players on the first day of the Bellagio Cup IV Main Event.

Near the end of the day, a big

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Jimmy "Gobboboy" Fricke Takes Down $5k NLHE Event at Bellagio Cup IV For Over $400k

Jimmy "Gobboboy" Fricke took down event #7 of the Bellagio Cup IV on Thursday evening for over $400,000. The event had a buy-in of $5000+$180 - there were 238 entrants, which

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David Singer Beats Emil "Whitelime" Patel to Take Down $25k Heads-Up Championship on Full Tilt Poker

David Singer outlasted 63 other players in an extremely competitive field to take down the first ever $25k Heads-Up Championship on Full Tilt Poker. Singer topped Emil "Whitel

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Final Four Set in $25,000 Heads-Up Championship on Full Tilt Poker

The $25,000 Heads-Up Championship on Full Tilt Poker has now been paused, and play will resume on Sunday. There are currently four people left in the tournament, with three of

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Cheesemonster Wins FTOPS VIII Main Event

"Cheesemonster" smashed the competition on Sunday night / early Monday morning, outlasting 4,749 other players to take down the first place prize of $410k in the FTOPS VIII Ch

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$25k Heads-Up World Championship On Full Tilt Poker - Biggest Online Audience Ever?


Full Tilt Poker will be hosting the first ever $25k Heads-Up Championship on Saturday, May 24th.

Assuming that the tournament fills up, there will be a

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Isaac "the guru 11" Baron Wins First Event of FTOPS VIII

Isaac Baron overcame 4157 other entrants to take down the first event of FTOPS VIII.

The event was a $200+$16 No Limit Hold'em Six-Max tournament with a $750k g

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David Chiu Wins the 2008 World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship

David Chiu overcame a massive chip deficit in heads-up play to come back and shock Gus Hansen, denying the "Great Dane" of his fourth major World Poker Tour title. Chiu took h

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Can Gus Hansen Win His Fourth World Poker Tour Title?

The final table of the 2008 Five-Star World Poker Classic (WPT Championship) will take place on Saturday. The original 545 players have been whittled down to 6, and Gus Hansen

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Amir Vahedi Leading the World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship After Day 4

There are currently 17 players remaining in the WPT Championship at the Bellagio. All 17 players have their eyes on the first place prize of $3.38 million dollars. Amir Vahedi

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Gus Hansen Chip Leader of the World Poker Tour Championship Heading into Day Four

With 55 of the original 545 players remaining, Gus Hansen is currently sitting atop the leaderboard with a monster stack of 2.24 million in chips. Cory "UGOTPZD" Carroll is in

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Glen Chorny Wins EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo

Glen Chorny took down the EPT Grand Final event in Monte Carlo, outlasting an extremely talented field and taking home over 2 million Euros for his efforts (over three million

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Johnny Lodden, Joe Hachem and Sorel Mizzi Amongst the Leaders After Day 2 of the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo

Day 2 of the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo is now in the books. An estimated 129 of the original 842 player field are still alive in the tournament, with many notable names s

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Erik Seidel Takes Down 2008 Foxwoods Poker Classic (WPT)

Erik Seidel outlasted a field of 345 other players to take down the 2008 Foxwoods Poker Classic on Wednesday, taking home a first place prize of $992,890.

Erik

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Jason "treysfull21" Mercier Takes Down EPT San Remo

Jason "treysfull21" Mercier took down the EPT San Remo event on Saturday, cashing for a total of $1.34 million dollars in the process. The final table was one of the quickest

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Dario Minieri Chip Leader of EPT San Remo Heading into Final Table

Dario Minieri (Team Pokerstars Pro) is the chip leader of the EPT San Remo event heading into the final table. He is currently sitting on a stack of 1.782 million chips, aroun

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan, UIGEA Gets Ripped to Shreds and EPT San Remo

1. "durrrr". Tom "durrrr" Dwan is off to a blazing start in March on Full Tilt Poker. He is currently up over $720k in the first two days of March.

He h

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Poker King News Update: EPT San Remo, "Jennicide", "Ziigmund" and More

If you are wondering why our post frequency is down slightly as of late, there is a good reason why. There isn't much happening in the world of poker right now. There are no b

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Lee Markholt Takes Down 2008 World Poker Challenge (WPT)

Lee Markholt overcame an extremely tough ten-handed final table that included the likes of Phil Ivey, David "The Dragon" Pham and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi to take down h

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Neil Channing Wins the 2008 Irish Poker Open

Neil Channing overcame a field of 667 players to take down the 2008 Irish Poker Open and the first place prize of just over 800k euros. Channing was the dominant chipleader he

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Neil Channing Massive Chipleader of 2008 Irish Poker Open Heading Into Final Day of Play

Neil Channing bulldozed his way through the field on Sunday and now sits atop the leaderboard heading into the final day of play at the 2008 Irish Poker Open. Exact chip count

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Brandon Cantu Wins the 2008 Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event (World Poker Tour)

Brandon Cantu dominated from start to finish at the final table of the 2008 Bay 101 Shooting Star main event, overcoming a tough final table that included the likes of Jennife

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Chris "Jesus" Ferguson Wins 2008 National Heads-Up Poker Championship

After coming agonizingly close to winning the National Heads-Up Poker Championship in 2005 and 2006, Chris "Jesus" Ferguson finally took down the tournament in 2008, claiming

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Phil Ivey Wins 2008 WPT L.A. Poker Classic

Phil Ivey finally broke through and won his first World Poker Tour title, besting Quinn Do in heads-up action and taking down the $1.6 million dollar first place prize.


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Phil Ivey Chipleader of L.A. Poker Classic Main Event Heading Into Final Day; Phil Hellmuth Jr. Still Alive

The final table of the 2008 L.A. Poker Classic main event is likely to be one of the most exciting final tables in the history of the WPT. You will have two of the best No Lim

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Can Phil Ivey Finally Break Through and Win a World Poker Tour Title?

Day 4 of the L.A. Poker Classic has just wrapped up. Eighteen players are currently left in the field, including the likes of Phil Hellmuth Jr. and Jennifer Tilly.

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2008 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Field Starts to Take Shape

The 2008 National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be taking place this weekend (February 29th to March 2nd), and the field has almost entirely been verified, save for one spo

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Phil Ivey, Jennifer Tilly and Antonio Esfandiari Amongst Chipleaders After Day 2 of L.A. Poker Classic Main Event

Day 2 of the WPT LA Poker Classic has now wrapped up, with 136 of the original 665 players still alive. The event has a prize pool of just under $6.6 million dollars, with $1.

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"Reverse" Wins FTOPS Main Event on Full Tilt Poker

"Reverse" bested FTP pro Thomas Wahlroos in heads-up action to take down the FTOPS VII Main Event title and over $450k in cash.

The final hand of the tournamen

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Men "The Master" Nguyen Off to a Torrid Start in 2008

You can say what you want about Men "The Master" Nguyen (and most of it probably won't be very nice), but you can't deny the fact that he is off to an absolutely blistering st

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Erick Lindgren Takes Down FTOPS Event #9

Erick Lindgren just took down FTOPS Event #9 for a total haul of $291k. This event was the $1 million dollar Guaranteed, $300+$22 No Limit Hold'em tournament. 5637 people ende

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Young Poker Talent Continues to Crush Live Tournaments

Can young poker players finally start to gain respect in the eyes of the old, grizzled veterans of the game? Will the "old guard" of poker continue to dismiss and malign the c

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Michael "Timex" McDonald Takes Down Pokerstars EPT Dortmund Tournament

Michael "Timex" McDonald overcame a field of 411 players that was loaded with talent to take down the EPT Dortmund for a total haul of just over 933k euros. Andreas Gulunay ca

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Mike "SowersUNCC" Sowers Takes Down $5k Borgata Winter Poker Open Event for $399,000

James "SowersUNCC" Sowers, or Mike Sowers as he prefers to be called, took down the $5k event at the Borgata Winter Poker Open today for just under $400k, overcoming a tough f

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Preliminary Line-up for the 2008 National Heads-Up Poker Championship Announced

Thanks to one of our readers for pointing out to us that NBC has updated their site with an almost complete list of the participants in the 2008 National Heads-Up Poker Champi

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Jeff "Actionjeff" Garza Wins Heads-Up Championship at Aussie Millions; Main Event Final Table Set as Well

Jeff "Actionjeff" Garza, a well-known name in the world of online poker, took down the Heads Up Championship at the Aussie Millions, taking down $100k in Australian dollars af

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"ElkY" Takes Down 2008 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure (PCA)

Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, team Pokerstars Pro and former professional video game player, just took down the 2008 PCA in the Bahamas, crushing the final table and taking dow

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Dustin "Neverwin" Woolf Wins Pokerstars World Championship of Battleship Poker; David Pham Chipleader Heading into Final Table of PCA

Dustin "Neverwin" Woolf took down the 2008 Pokerstars World Championship of Battleship Poker, defeating Vanessa "suckoutqueen" Selbst in the finals of the event. For his victo

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David "The Dragon" Pham Chipleader of 2008 PCA After Day 3; "ElkY" and "Rizen" Still Alive

David "The Dragon" Pham carries a significant chip lead into Day 4 of the 2008 Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure. The 2007 "Player of the Year" currently sits with a stack of aro

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January is a Full Month with PCA, Aussie Millions, Tunica and More

Many well-known poker players will be logging plenty of miles in January as there is a full slate coming up of popular live poker events.

First off we have the

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Chad "Jse81" Batista Gets Off to a Good Start in 2008

Chad Batista, known as "Jse81" on Full Tilt Poker and "lilholdem954" on Pokerstars, fired the opening salvo in the race to be crowned the top online poker player in 2008 by ta

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Dario Minieri (dariominieri) Continues His Ridiculously Hot Streak

Dario Minieri capped off with a phenomenal week of poker with perhaps one of the most impressive one-day performances ever.

You have probably heard of Dario or

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Eugene Katchalov Takes Down the WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic

Eugene Katchalov didn't just win. He completely destroyed the final table, eliminating 4 out of the 5 players at his final table en route to the first place prize of $2.48 mil

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Sorel "Zangbezan24" Mizzi Takes Down Another High Stakes Showdown on Pokerstars; Full Tilt Poker Signs Scott Fischman to Deal

Sorel "Zangbezan24" Mizzi took down yet another High Stakes Showdown on Pokerstars Sunday afternoon, besting "Dariominieri" to take down the $25k first prize. Other competitor

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Arnaud Mattern from France Takes Down EPT Prague Poker Tournament

Arnaud Mattern from France took down the first ever EPT Prague tournament earlier today, besting 554 other poker players en route to his 708,600 euro payday. In addition to th

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Final Table of the EPT Prague Main Event Now Set

The final table of the EPT Prague event at the Hilton Hotel in Prague of the Czech Republic is now set, with Mikael Norinder currently sitting as your chipleader with just ove

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J.C. Tran Wins $5k Five Diamond World Poker Classic Event; "Sully" Erna from Godsmack Finishes Second

J.C. Tran continued his absolutely ridiculous 2007 earlier this week, taking down a $5k No Limit Hold'em tournament at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic. With this win, Tra

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Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event (Doyle Brunson Classic) Set to Kick off on Wednesday

The last major poker tournament of 2007 is set to kick off at 12 pm on Wednesday as the main event of the Five Diamond World Poker Classic gets underway.

The b

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Greg "Wild Duck" Hobson and Sorel "Imper1um" Mizzi Both Have Ridiculous Weekends

You may know Greg Hobson a little better by his Full Tilt Poker and Pokerstars alias, "DuckU."

"DuckU" shot to prominence earlier in 2007 when he took down back

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Final Table of the $2500 Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau Asian Poker Open is Set

This particular poker tournament is very important for a number of reasons. First off, it's the first poker tournament to ever take place on Chinese soil, which is a potential

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"Fkscreennames" Takes Down Full Tilt Poker FTOPS Main Event

"Fkscreennames" absolutely dominated the FTOPS Main Event final table on Sunday en route to taking down the $385k first prize. There was really never any doubt, as "Fkscreenna

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Mike Vela Wins the 2007 World Poker Finals (WPT) at Foxwoods

The final table at the 2007 World Poker Finals at Foxwoods was absolutely stacked this year. First you had Nenad Medic, the defending champion of this tournament who headed in

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Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad Chipleader Heading into EPT Dublin Final Table

Can she possibly do it again?

Can Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad, the teenaged poker phenom from Norway, take down another major poker event?

Firs

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The Top 10 Most Notable Poker Tournaments of All Time

If you were to make a list of the most important and notable poker tournaments of all time, how would it look? Which tournaments had the biggest impact on the game as we know

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Travis "TravestyFund" Rice Wins the Ultimatebet Aruba Poker Classic

Travis "TravestyFund" Rice took down the Aruba Poker Classic on Saturday, taking down $800,000 for the first place finish.

548 players took part in this popula

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It's the Superbowl Weekend for Online Poker as the Pokerstars WCOOP Draws to a Close

The pros are out in full force today on Pokerstars as the WCOOP is drawing to a close.

Today we have the $5k H.O.R.S.E. event taking place as well as the $1k L

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Scott "Sctrojans" Freeman and Chad "Lilholdem954" Batista are Having Two of the Best Months Ever in Online Poker

You look at the month that Chad "M8kingmoves" Batista has had and think that no one could possibly be having a better month than he is. However, Scott "Sctrojans" has done jus

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The Million / Million Poker Club

A few days ago, somebody asked me the question: which poker players have both a million dollars in cashes online, plus a million dollars in cashes live?

A numbe

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Sorel "Imper1um" Mizzi Wins Yet Another High Stakes Showdown on Pokerstars

Sorel Mizzi, aka "Imper1um", aka "Zangbezan24", took down yet another High Stakes Showdown on Pokerstars today, besting Hold_emNL to take down the event. There were eight comp

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Mike Matusow Makes Final Table of the WPT Borgata Poker Open

Mike Matusow look to take down the WPT Borgata Poker event on Thursday, as he enters the final table third in chips with just under 3 million.

The players will

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Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad's WSOPE Victory Will Be Huge Boon for Online Poker in Europe

Since Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad took down the World Series of Poker Europe main event bracelet early Monday morning, people have been asking: will this victory be as big f

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Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad Wins World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

What a story.

Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad, still a teenager, took down the World Series of Poker Europe main event early Monday morning, taking home a first p

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Nikolaus "Kaibuxxe" Jedlicka Chipleader of EPT Barcelona After Day 3

"Kaibuxxe" is extending his dominance of the online tables over to the live tables, as he is currently sitting atop the leaderboard after Day 3 of the EPT Barcelona.
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Season Four of the European Poker Tour Set To Kick Off with the EPT Barcelona Open

Season four of the European Poker Tour is set to kick off in late August with the EPT Barcelona Open, which will run from August 28th until September 1st 2007. The tournament

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Annette_15 Wins the Full Tilt Poker $500k Guaranteed

Annette_15, aka Annette Obrestad, finally took down a major Sunday tournament on Sunday night, outlasting the competition and taking down a first place prize of just over $117

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Kevin "Belowabove" Saul Wins the Bellagio Cup

Kevin "Belowabove" Saul has just booked the biggest win of his young poker career, winning $1.342 million dollars at the Bellagio Cup in Las Vegas. Saul outlasted Mike Matusow

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Down to the Final Two Tables at the Mandalay Bay Poker Championship

They are down to the final two tables at the Mandalay Bay Poker Championship. 18 players are remaining, and of those remaining, there is a very interesting balance of online p

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Phil Ivey Chipleader of the Mirage Poker Showdown Heading into the Final Table

Is Phil Ivey stretching his legs, getting ready for a profilic World Series of Poker? Or will he stick to his previously mentioned plan of only playing in the $50,000 H.O.R.S.

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Will Ma Takes Down the Grand Prix de Paris

Will Ma has taken down his first major live tournament, as he bested a very tough final table that included that likes of Ram Vaswani and Tony Lisandro to take down a first pl

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Will Ma Leads Grand Prix de Paris Heading into the Final Table

Will Ma is currently chipleader of the Grand Prix de Paris main event heading into the final table, as he attempts to take down a first place prize of just over 420,000 euros.

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Tor Gammelgard Chipleader After Day 3 of Grand Prix de Paris

Tor Gammelgard is currently chip leader of the Grand Prix de Paris after day 3 of play, with well-known pros Freddie Deeb and Ram Vaswani breathing down his neck.


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Ram Vaswani Amongst Chipleaders After Day Two of the Grand Prix de Paris

Ram Vaswani made the most of his aggressive and loose style on Day 2 of the Grand Prix de Paris at the Aviation Club in Paris, France, and is currently one of the chipleaders

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Cory "UGOTPZD" Carroll Wins 2007 $5k WSOP Circuit Event at Caesar's Palace

Cory Carroll, widely known to online poker players as "UGOTPZD", won the 2007 $5k WSOP Circuit event at Caesar's Palace today, besting Justin "Looshle" Pechie in a heads-up ba

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Shenanigans at the Playboy Charity Poker Tournament

The King likes a good charity event as much as the next person. However, when someone gets screwed at the final table of the event, it tends to leave a bad taste in people's m

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Juan Carlos Mortensen Wins the World Poker Tour Championship

Juan Carlos Mortensen bested Kirk Morrison in a thrilling heads-up battle, taking down the WPT Championship and taking home a first prize of $3.97 million dollars in the proce

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Paul Lee is Chipleader of the World Poker Tour Championship After Day 5

The fifth day of play at the World Poker Tour championships wrapped up with Paul Lee as your dominant chipleader heading into the final day of play on Friday. Lee chipped up t

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Phil Hellmuth Still Chipleader After Day 3 of World Poker Tour Championships

Phil Hellmuth was the chipleader after Day 2 of the WPT Championship, and he remains chipleader after Day 3, offering up another strong performance which rarely saw him relinq

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Phil Hellmuth Jr. Chipleader After Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Championship

Phil Hellmuth Jr., multiple World Series of Poker bracelet holder, finished day 2 of the World Poker Tour Championship as the tournament chipleader, and currently has over 528

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Jennifer Harman's Poker Tournament Raises $100,000 For Nevada SPCA

Jennifer Harman's celebrity poker tournament was for the dogs, but in this case, that was ok. Harman, professional poker player and lover of animals, set up and hosted a poker

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Kirk Morrison Chipleader After Day 1B Of the World Poker Classic at the Bellagio

The stars were out at the Bellagio for Day 1B of the World Poker Classic at the Bellagio, as the World Poker Tour hosts their $25,000 Championship event.


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Jared "Wacokidd" Hamby Dominating the Bellagio Poker Classic So Far

To say that Jared "Wacokidd" Hamby is having a strong month playing live poker would be an extreme understatement. Like many other online poker pros, Hamby had made most of hi

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Anna Wroblewski Chipleader After Day 1 A of the World Poker Tour Championship

First she wins the $3k Bellagio WPT event for a little over $300k, after working a $10 an hour job earlier in the month just to pay her bills. And now, the young Wroblewski is

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The Bellagio World Poker Tour Championship Gets Started on Saturday

The fifth $25,000 World Poker Tour Championship starts on Saturday, and it should be one of the biggest poker tournaments ever. Any worries that the turnout to the main event

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Elky Bubbles WSOP Satellite: Hand Analysis

Much has been made over this hand, and it has actually been the subject of much discussion on the poker forums.


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The Irish Poker Open: Bigger and Better Than Ever

The Irish Poker Open is coming, and it's going to be bigger and better than ever.

This year will feature a multitude of events being hosted at Dublin's Burling

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EPT Monte Carlo: Poker's Best Descend on Monaco

Poker's best and brightest stars are descending on Monte Carlo, in what is sure to be a very interesting mix of young and aggressive online players and seasoned and aggressive

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Tuan Le Wins 2005 WPT Championships

Better late than never, the King is back to file a report about the 2005 World Poker Championships. The King has been checking out the new Wynn casino in Vegas for the past we

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Tobey Maguire Wins Phil Hellmuth Jr. Invitational

Tobey Maguire followed fellow actor Ben Affleck's steps a few weeks ago by winning a poker tournament. Maguire won the Phil Hellmuth Poker Invitational, a $2000 buy-in event w

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Ben Affleck Wins 2004 California State Poker Championship

Ben Affleck wins a major poker championship? It's not a misprint. Say what you want about Affleck, but he actually played pretty well to capture the title. Affleck won just ov

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Chris "Jesus" Ferguson eliminated: WSOP Update

Yet another well known name has exited the tournament, with Chris "Jesus" Ferguson going out in 25th place. This leaves Dan Harrington as the biggest name left in the tourname

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Martin Deknijff Wins World Poker Tour NL Hold'em Championship

343 players. $25,000 buyin. $8,342,000 total prize pool. Get used to these types of numbers. Now that poker is one of the fastest growing spectator sports in North America, yo

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David Benyamine Wins Grand Prix de Paris WPT Event

David Benyamine, a native of France where this event was held, captured the Grand Prix de Paris World Poker Tour event, besting such well-known names as Erick Lindgren and Dan

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World Poker Tour: Bay 101 Casino Results

The results of the World Poker Tour event taking place at the Bay 101 Casino are now in; don't read beyond this point if you don't want to have the TV broadcast spoiled for yo

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Paul Phillips Wins 2003 Five Diamond Tournament at the Bellagio

Paul Phillips won the No Limit Championship at the 2003 Five Diamond tournament at the Bellagio tonight, in a very entertaining tournament that will play very well on TV. This

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John Myung Wins 2003 Showdown at the Sands

In a surprise turn of events, John Myung has captured the 2003 Showdown at the Sands. This tournament will be shown on Fox Sportsnet on Thanksgiving Day. We will have a more e

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Final Table at Showdown at the Sands Set: Paul Wolfe in Chip Lead

Paul Wolfe, a self-employed poker player from Apollo Beach, Florida, is currently sitting as the chip leader after two days of play at the Showdown at the Sands. The second da

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Hoyt Corkins Wins 2003 World Poker Finals

With a live crowd cheering him on, Hoyt Corkins, dressed in a cowboy hat and boots, won the World Poker Finals. An Alabama native who is a true cowboy in every sense of the wo

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Men Nguyen, Huck Seed Big Winners so far at 2003 World Poker Finals

One week into the World Poker Finals, being hosted at the Foxwoods Casino and Resort, Huck Seed and Men "The Master" Nguyen have both claimed victory.

Still ea

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Showdown at the Sands Coverage

Edited November 25, 2003: John Myung wins the 2003 Showdown at the Sands, capturing first prize and one million dollars. Brian Haveson placed second, with Annard Randin coming

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