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Brit’s poker session has record potential

Unless, of course, you are Dave Cain. In that case, the action is likely just getting going

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Bodog Poker Open II goes down Sunday

Playing in the event is as easy as registering in the main tournament lobby for a $470 + $30 seat, and a chance at winning your share of $300,000. With $350,000 in cash and prizes awarded last week, and a minimum of $300,000 more being won on Sunday, Bodog’s Poker Open II is a resounding success

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WCOOP champ ckingusc poised to go far

But every now and then someone bucks that trend and makes his big score online, as Carter King did last week when he won the main event of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. If you don’t know him the Georgia-born King by name in the real world, you might know him by reputation online, where he plays under the screen name ckingusc

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Players get a taste of PL.com freeroll cash

Just to name a couple of examples, Full Tilt Poker offers a $3,000 weekly freeroll, and Titan Poker ponies up $1,000 each week for a freeroll, both exclusively for PokerListings players. Sept.

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Ivey eases the pain with $439k pot

With a deep run in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E.

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PartyPoker

The Women’s World Open features 36 players from around the world competing for a share of a $108,000 prize pool. With female poker players such as Jen Mason, Late Night Poker finalist Maria Demetriou, Xuyen “Bad Girl” Pham, previous World Open winner Pippa Flanders and others, the battle is sure to be a big one.

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EPT London sold out, promises big money

For the first time, PokerStars is anteing up to create a guaranteed £1 million first-place prize. In addition to the mad loot on the line in the Main Event, the London EPT will also include a £1 million high rollers event. “With the promise of £1,000,000 for first place and a special High Rollers event as well, London EPT is set to be one of the best EPT events of all time,” says a PokerStars representative.

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Paradise celebrates parent company’s birthday

With 10 years under its belt, Sportingbet has a lot to celebrate, and its poker site Paradise Poker has no qualms dishing out lots of extra cash for the party. The fun starts October first with the kickoff of the €10+€1 with €10,000 added tournaments. The tournaments will run daily from Oct.

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Tasaka claims winner’s purse at APPT Seoul

Yoshihiro takes home $128,250 for the first-place finish in Seoul, nearly $50,000 more than his countryman and second-place finisher Hidenari Shiono.

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Benyamine vs. Krantz: This time it’s personal

The war of words began last week when Rosenkrantz chewed Benyamine out for an alleged hit and run at $300/$600. Benyamine split in short order to go play with durrrr and the gang at RailHeaven (for more information click here). Rosenkrantz also mentioned that he would never “quit” Benyamine at heads-up because it was too profitable.

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Everest team achieves tournament success

The Everest Poker Team is made up of 11 members who were chosen from a pool of 200 Everest Poker players in the Live the Dream contest. The players were chosen for their poker skills as well as on the basis of their interviews and blogs and on how they showcased their personalities for a panel of judges in Vienna. Since being chosen, several of the Everest Poker Team members have found success.

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