Monthly Archives: May 2017

Pavel Shirshikov Wins PokerStars Championship Sochi Main Event

Pavel Shirshikov has won the inaugural PokerStars Championship Sochi RUB 318,000 no-limit hold’em main event, defeating a field of 387 players to win the title and the top prize of 29,100,000 ($523,800 USD). Shirshikov stormed through the final table. He came into the day in second chip position with six players remaining and managed to […]

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Last Days Of The Poker Academy WSOP No-Limit Tournament Course Sale

The folks over at The Poker Academy think nobody should show up at the World Series of Poker unprepared. That’s why they’re offering a special pre-WSOP deal on their No-Limit Hold’em Tournament Course. Normally $499, you can now get the full course for just $399, a 20 percent discount! The sale ends Saturday, though, so […]

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Top Five Reasons To Play Poker On Americas Cardroom

If you are a player based in North America who is thinking about playing poker online, The Winning Poker Network with its flagship Americas Cardroom online poker room will quickly become your favorite place to play. Since they started dealing virtual cards in 2001, ACR has been the most trusted U.S. online poker site. Today, […]

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Florida Poker Room Moving To New Location In Casino

The poker room at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, just 25 miles north of Miami, is on the move. The casino announced Monday that the property’s ballroom is set to be the new venue for its poker offerings, which includes 40 cash game tables. The poker room was closed Tuesday and Wednesday in […]

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48th Annual World Series of Poker Officially Underway

The 48th annual World Series of Poker kicked off Wednesday morning at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas with the first of 74 events. The 2017 summer series officially got cards in the air with the $565 no-limit hold’em Casino Employees event. A second event, a $10,000 Tag Team tournament, is scheduled […]

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Las Vegas Cash Game Poker Market Flat As World Series Of Poker Kicks Off

Poker rooms in the state of Nevada generated a combined $8.4 million in revenue from cash games last month, according to figures released Wednesday by gaming regulators. The revenue, which came from 586 poker tables spread across 64 poker rooms, was 1.5 percent off from April 2016. Over the 12 months prior to May 1, […]

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Daniel Negreanu Bets On Winning Three World Series Of Poker Bracelets This Summer At Even Money

Six-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu wants to do what only six players in WSOP history have done before—and he’s willing to bet at even money that he can do it. Negreanu said Monday that he has closed the book on taking action against himself winning three bracelets this summer. There are […]

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Save With The Card Player Magazine Series Subscription Special

Card Player magazine is helping poker enthusiasts celebrate the 2017 World Series of Poker with a Series Subscription Special. This summer, new subscribers can take advantage of a discounted subscription rate. 26 issues (1 year) for $25.95 (regularly $39.95) 52 issues (2 years) for $39.95 (regularly $59.95) Subscribers gain access to columns by poker pros […]

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Win More Tournaments With UpswingPoker’s Tournament Master Class

How would you like to win more tournaments and upgrade your poker skill set? Doug Polk & Pratyush Buddiga have released the UpswingPoker Tournament Master Class where you will learn the key poker tournament theories, strategies, and exploits from two of the world’s best players. Learn More Here! Inside this course you get: 1. More […]

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Olympic Gold Medalist Accused Of Not Paying $330,000 Casino Gambling Debt

A Chinese gold medalist from the 1996 Olympics has been sued by a casino in Singapore over an alleged gambling debt. The BBC reports that a lawsuit claims that former table tennis world champion Kong Linghui owes Marina Bay Sands the equivalent of $330,000 USD. Kong denies the allegations, saying that it must have been […]

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