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Ingredients for success in online poker

One thing that poker players have in common is that they think of themselves as being blessed with those qualities that are essential for becoming successful online. It makes perfect sense to be so, as anyone who doubts his ability … Continue reading

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Take a glimpse at the Tom Dwan – Viktor Blom rivalry

Back in the day, poker players watched YouTube videos in low definition, just because they wanted to learn more about how poker professionals compete at high-stakes. Popular TV shows made them care more about the players involved and the hands … Continue reading

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UK & Ireland Poker Tour announces key dates for 2014

It takes a while for a new poker tournament to gain traction and many events don’t get to schedule a second edition. The UK & Ireland Poker Tour had humble beginnings but the series is now widely regarded as one … Continue reading

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Erlend Wiborg forfeits poker challenge

One week ago, a Norwegian poker professional announced an original challenge open to any local politician. In a nutshell, the challenger was supposed to play 10,000 hands against the poker Pro and had he won more chips at the end … Continue reading

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Full Tilt Poker players to be reimbursed on March 31st 2014

It’s been a while since Full Tilt Poker players got to compete on their favorite platform, but for many of them there was more to Black Friday than met the eye. Many saw their funds seized by the Department of … Continue reading

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Viktor Blom wins for $1.2 million in one session

When playing high-stakes poker, you can only expect to win and lose huge amounts and Viktor Blom has learned this lesson well. The Swedish poker player is a regular at nosebleed limits and every time he sits down at the … Continue reading

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Tommy Zhang wins HK $420,000 and the Asia Championship of Poker

October is a great month for poker players, with major tournaments scheduled all over the world, including the series held in Macau. The Asia Championship of Poker attracts thousands of players every year and the main event is the highlight … Continue reading

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PokerStars doesn’t forsake its Atlantic City plans

A couple of months ago, PokerStars made a bold attempt at entering the American market but surprising enough their generous proposition was declined by US legislators. There are plenty of things to sort out in Congress and it is unlikely … Continue reading

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What is the donk bet?

For poker players ignorance is not the biggest threat, but the illusion of knowledge and a particularly costly mistake is to underestimate superior opponents. This happens much more often than one would think, and the main reason is not that … Continue reading

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Full Tilt and PokerStars major tournaments go live

How would you like to compete for massive players while paying only a small percentage of a regular by in, without breaking any rules in the process. Such a question can have a single answer and those who play a … Continue reading

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