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Robert Tanita Wins Arizona State Poker Championship
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Robert Tanita The 10th annual Arizona State Poker Championship at Talking Stick Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, Arizona drew a whopping field of 1,460 players for their $1,000+$100 main event, creating a total prize pool of $1,460,000. A total of 150 …

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Olivier Busquet Wins European Poker Tour Barcelona €50000 Super High Roller
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Olivier Busquet The 2014 European Poker Tour Barcelona €50,000 super high roller set the record for the largest turnout in such an event on the EPT with 77 entries, building a total prize pool of nearly €3.7 million. After three days of play the record …

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California Real Money Online Poker To Launch This Month
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PrivateTable will be launched for real-money online poker later this month, according to Chairman of the Santa Ysabel Gaming Commission Dave Vialpando. After a month of justifying its existence to the Internet gaming industry at large, the site is …

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Poker Dead Last On 'Is It A Sport?' Poll
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More people would call activities such as cheerleading, fishing, chess and competitive eating a “sport” than would give the label to the game of poker, according to a Deadspin report. Click on the graph in the Deadspin article to see an enlarged version.

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Top Poker Tweets Of The Week: Hellmuth's Poker Rush, Brunson's New Cat
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“@benmayhew1986 I resent ppl saying my success is just luck. My mom PURPOSELY gave birth to me surrounded by horseshoes and 4-leaf clovers.” Jason Mercier. “Just sat down to play the €50k buyin super high roller at #EPTBarcelona Hoping to start the …

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Amaya CEO Discusses Return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the US
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During a conference call held on Aug. 14 to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter of 2014, Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov explained that the acquisition of the Rational Group will not change the way millions of poker players …

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Title fight 'like playing poker' – Hamilton
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Lewis Hamilton says his championship fight with Nico Rosberg is the most intense of his career because of how difficult it is to beat a competitive team-mate. Hamilton had experience of fighting a team-mate for a world title at McLaren in his debut …

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Amaya CEO Discusses Return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the U.S.
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14 to discuss the company's financial results for the second quarter of 2014, Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov explained that the acquisition of the Rational Group will not change the way millions of poker players play on PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.

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Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main …
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Do you remember when Chris Moneymaker famously turned $38 satellite entry into a $2,500,000 score and the title of 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event champion? Of course you do — everyone in poker knows of that amazing story. On Sunday night, at …

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Gear Poker Room Splits from Equity Poker Network
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In a short statement given by the Equity Poker Network, the decision for them and Gear Poker to split was a mutually agreed upon decision. In a press release no specifics were provided either. “Gear Poker's exit is simply a realization early in the …

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Promoting Poker Isn't an Either/Or Proposition
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Rounders Many people would assume that it was during the Poker Boom that poker and gambling had its highest level of respectability, but there was another period of time where being a professional gambler was looked upon in a fairly favorable light, …

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Applying Basic Poker Principles to Your Fantasy Football Auction Drafts
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Perhaps it's just the degenerate gambler in me speaking, but I believe the game of poker can be a very useful tool for honing the kinds of good habits that can cross over into many different areas of life – especially the fantasy realm. Patience, on …

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Poker Strategy With Alan Schoonmaker: Why You Can't Beat Low Limit Games
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Most clients would agree, but a few would say (or think), “You may be right, but bad beats are so frustrating.” Of course they are, but poker isn't about avoiding frustration; it's about winning money. You should risk frustration to increase your …

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European Poker Tour Announces Changes to Season 11 Player of the Year Award
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In Season 10, the European Poker Tour saw a heated Player of the Year race between top players like Vanessa Selbst, Stephen Chidwick, Alex Bilokur, and Thomas Muhlocker. However, in the end, it was German wunderkind Ole Schemion that amassed …

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What Impact Did the World Series of Poker Have on Nevada Online Poker?
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But it wouldn't be until this June's WSOP that a concerted attempt was made to heighten online poker awareness via the world's most prestigious brick and mortar tournament series. Without a doubt, WSOP.com's efforts out in Nevada this summer were …

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Poker Tilt: a pro poker player (and sometimes domainer) tells his life story
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Poker Tilt A key reason I like the domain name industry is that I get to meet people from very different backgrounds. One of these people is Dutch Boyd, a three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who also dabbles in domain names. I met Boyd in …

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Card Player Poker Tour: Choctaw Fast Figures
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Jonathan Bloyen The Card Player Poker Tour made yet another stop at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma July 17 through Aug. 4. The 81-tournament series awarded more than $2 million in prize money, including upwards of $183,000, which went …

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Poker A “Distraction” According To $15m Winner Colman
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Poker A "Distraction" According To $15m Winner Colman Since June, when US poker pro Daniel Colman won the $1m WSOP Big One for One Drop for a huge $15,306,668 payday, the poker media has been awash with articles about the 23 year-old's …

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