Monthly Archives: May 2010

World Series of Poker 2010 Underway

The 41st World Series of Poker is finally here and it began, as is now the custom, with the casino employees only event, a $500 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournament.

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Phil Hellmuth Appears in Ludacris Video

1989 World Series of Poker Main Event winner Phil Hellmuth is famous for a lot of things. Arguably the best No Limit Hold’em tournament player that has ever lived, he possesses more World Series bracelets than anyone in history, with … Continue reading

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Katja Thater EPT Mixed Games Player of the Year

In a year increasingly being dubbed “Year of the Woman” in poker circles, another big name female poker professional has landed a prestigious crown, as PokerStars Pro Katja Thater won the 2010 European Poker Tour Mixed Games Player of the … Continue reading

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PokerStars Baltic Poker Festival Returns

Last year, PokerStars recognised the need for attractive live poker tournaments for the thousands of poker players in the Baltic countries and surrounding area, such as Russia and Scandinavia, by launching the inaugural PokerStars Baltic Festival.Go to PokerStars » Go … Continue reading

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Ali Tekintamgac Wins WPT Spanish Championship

Unknown German poker player Ali Tekintamgac has won the WPT Spanish Championship. The 40 year old unknown came to his first WPT final table with the chip lead and used his edge effectively, eventually beating Spanish film producer Roberto Garcia … Continue reading

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Leveraging Bets in No Limit Hold’em

Bet leveraging is a technique used by many of the top poker professionals to initially imply that they have a good hand, and then follow it up with hard chips if they have to. It is a strategy that will … Continue reading

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Ryan “toetagU” Fair Wins SCOOP Main Event

The curtain has fallen on the 2010 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, with the Main Event being won by Ryan “toetagU” Fair, a poker professional from Coral Springs, Florida.Go to PokerStars » Go to PokerStars »

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Kassem “Freddy” Deeb Wins High Roller Event At WPT Paris

Veteran poker professional Kassem “Freddy” Deeb has won the High Roller event at the World Poker Tour’s Grand Prix de Paris, at the Aviation Club de France.

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Theo Jorgensen Wins WPT Grand Prix de Paris

Season nine of the World Poker Tour has begun, with the return of the Grand Prix de Paris to the schedule. 247 players bought into the €10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em event at the Champs-Elysées venue, with Danish poker pro … Continue reading

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Obtaining the Best Finish in a Tournament

If you are a player who regularly – let’s say one in five times – finishes in the lower payout area of the bubble in a poker tournament, it might be time to rethink your strategy later in the game. … Continue reading

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