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H.O.R.S.E. Poker Strategy: In the Mix — Outdrawn and Quartered in Omaha Hi/Lo

April 16th, 2014

Last week we took a look at a situation that happens all too frequently in seven-card stud hi/lo — a player with no qualifying low hand who gets freerolled for the high half of the pot by a player with a made low.

Paddy powers up with new promotions

April 9th, 2014

“Our vision for the Irish Winter Festival has always been that of affordable poker tournaments allowing for lots of play and offering some seriously chunky prizepools”, said Paddy Power, communications manager for Paddy Power Poker. “The tournament structure for the Irish Masters is one that players will love, with a big starting stack and hour-long blinds. With so many chips at each player’s disposal, we expect a lot of cunning play; losing one big pot won’t necessarily mean a player will be in too much trouble!” The Irish Masters is the main event of the Irish Winter Festival.

bwin Poker begins Aussie Million qualifiers

April 8th, 2014

bwin Poker is making sure its players have an even better chance of going by offering up 30 $18,000 Premium Live Poker Packages for the event. The poker site will begin hosting qualifiers for the prize packages on Saturday, Sept.

Tight battle, heads-up mark WCOOP events

April 7th, 2014

Event 27 The $530 No-Limit Hold’em Triple Shootout offered a change of pace from the multi-table extravaganzas that comprise the bulk of the schedule, one that was apparently welcome as 729 players turned up to play the equivalent of three straight single-table tournaments. That built a prize pool of $364,500, easily topping the guarantee of $300,000. One of the big stories at the final table was the appearance of Team PokerStars pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier

WPT record broken with Rajkumar win

April 6th, 2014

Vivek Rajkumar pulled off a record-setting win by taking down the final table of the WPT Borgata Open in just 48 hands. It was an appropriate accomplishment for the pro, who dominated the event and has been on the cusp of a big live-event win for years. Rajkumar had racked up nearly $500,000 in tournament cashes in the past few years through WPT, World Series of Poker and other events

This Week in Poker: Poker Tournament News Sept. 13-19 –

April 5th, 2014 This Week in Poker : Poker Tournament News Sept. 13-19, NV - 45 minutes ago Check out every Friday for a weekly wrapup of the news from the live poker tournament trail

WSOPE 2008 poised for big names, potential upsets

March 29th, 2014

All of a sudden you make a few grand, then a few more.

Shaun Deeb dominates WCOOP

March 26th, 2014

Deeb outlasted 747 players to take down $144,112 for first place and the coveted WCOOP title.

PPA weighs in on online gambling bill

March 24th, 2014

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), seeks to limit the scope of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act to illegal online sports betting and to have the law include a clear list of what is considered illegal online gambling. “The PPA is pleased that the House Financial Services Committee today recognized the need to provide necessary clarification to what constitutes ‘unlawful Internet gambling’ under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act by passing H.R

Online poker traffic surges in September

March 24th, 2014

Still, online poker operators must be pleased with the surge in traffic volume so far this month, as players are hitting the felt across the board – from the mega rooms to the small fry – in droves.

Dave Cain breaks poker endurance record – PartTimePoker News

March 22nd, 2014

Dave Cain breaks poker endurance record PartTimePoker News, IL - 1 hour ago Rooms hire certain types of players and pay them to play poker . Props must meet the following criteria: Rooms need players who won’t berate customers and …