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Sunday Scoop: Watson, Hall Final Table PokerStars 500

For yet another week the PokerStars Sunday Million reigned supreme as the biggest tournament yesterday but it was another online event that made headlines. Noted Canadian poker pros Mike “SirWatts” Watson and Ryan Hall both made the final table of the big buy-in PokerStars Sunday 500. That’s not to say the Sunday Million was a […]

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Roberts, Pillai, Parker Leading at WPT Parx Open

Brent Roberts and WSOP bracelet winners Shankar Pillai and Brock Parker are leading the way with just 47 players left at the WPT Parx Open Poker Classic. Roberts, a Staten Island pro with over $1 million in live tournament earnings, holds the outright lead heading into Day 3 today with 749,500 in chips. Pillai, who […]

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Why Do We Play Poker?

An article I ran across recently in a respected magazine began with this: “The object of poker is to win the most money. That’s it – that is your goal. That’s why you’re playing poker.” Now, of course, this sentiment wasn’t just discovered by this particular writer. If you flip through poker books, poker columns, […]

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When to Call the Flop with Less Than Top Pair

Gone are the days in online poker where you could safely fold anything that wasn’t better than top pair and still turn a profit. Playing with less than top pair can be tricky when you don’t have the lead. You’re playing a guessing game and gambling that your opponent doesn’t have you beat. But that […]

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ChiliPoker and Poker770 Join Forces

ChiliPoker announced in a statement released earlier today it will be merging with fellow iPoker brand Poker770. Both sites already reside on the iPoker network and ChiliPoker will transition all of its players onto the new Poker770 software. The transfer process is expected to be completed by 10:00 CET tomorrow, March 2. Players who already […]

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Sizing Your Bets Properly

Many intermediate poker players suffer from an easily remedied leak: making incorrectly sized bets at inappropriate times. Instead of carefully determining the best size of bet to use, they mash the bet-pot button or just bet a random number. Don’t fall into this trap. The game of poker hinges on precision and by making appropriately […]

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Freeroll Spotlight: 888Poker to Host Twitter Tournaments

888poker is encouraging poker players to “Tweet for their Seat” in an upcoming series of tournaments. The inaugural 888poker Twitter Poker Series (or 8TPS as it’s being called) begins on March 11, 2012. The first event is a $1,500 freeroll with the winner also picking up an LG Optimus 3D phone. Players with active Twitter […]

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Federated Sports + Gaming Files for Bankruptcy

The company behind the Epic Poker League, the Heartland Poker Tour and the Global Poker Index, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Federated Sports + Gaming executive chairman Jeffrey Pollack announced the decision on the company’s website yesterday. “There is no easy way to say this, but, at the end of the day yesterday, Federated […]

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