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Victor Paredes Wins WSOPC Thunder Valley Main Event

Brad Johnson | January 26, 2022

The World Series of Poker Circuit tour headed to California for the WSOPC Thunder Valley Main Event. The $1,700 buy-in tournament drew in a 587-strong crowd, which Victor Paredes outlasted. Paredes got his hands on a coveted gold WSOPC ring in addition to $169,294. Paredes came close to securing his...

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Five American Poker Players To Look Out For in 2022

Brad Johnson | January 25, 2022

We are already almost a full month into 2022 and both online poker and live poker tournaments are running worldwide. American poker players make up the largest demographic of grinders so it is only right to take a look at five American poker players who we believe will enjoy standout...

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Ferro Leads WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Main Event

Brad Johnson | January 24, 2022

The $3,500 buy-in WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open has reached the business end of the tournament with only 87 of the 1,982 starters remaining in the hunt for the huge $975,240. A familiar name is the chip leader going into Day 2, reigning WPT Player of the Year Jacob Ferro....

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Back-to-Back Victories and $1.6M for Petrangelo

Brad Johnson | January 22, 2022

The inaugural Stairway to Millions series concluded this week and Nick Petrangelo stole the show. The man from Feeding Hill, Massachusetts, won both the $50,000 and $100,000 buy-in events for a combined $1,593,000. Petrangelo had two other Stairway to Millions final tables under his belt when he entered the seventh...

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What To Consider When Making a Preflop Raise

Brad Johnson | January 21, 2022

Every action you make at the poker table must have a reason behind it. From a preflop raise, three-betting from the blinds, or even calling a bet should have a clear reason why you made it. Splashing around in pots for the sake of it is a recipe for destroying...

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Quan Tran Takes Down WSOPC Choctow Main Event

Brad Johnson | January 19, 2022

Quan Tran became a World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) champion when he took down the $1,700 buy-in WSOPC Choctaw Main Event in Oklahoma. Tran’s impressive victory came with a coveted WSOPC gold ring in addition to $336,412 in cash. The Main Event drew in a 1,411-strong crowd, who created...

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Five Global Poker Stars Hailing From Lithuania

Brad Johnson | January 19, 2022

Lithuania is not the first country that springs to mind when you think of poker stars. However, your view of the Baltic country may differ once you read about these five legitimate poker stars who call Lithuania home. Basketball is the most popular pastime in Lithuania but poker is growing...

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Kornuth Wins Two Stairway to Millions Events

Brad Johnson | January 17, 2022

The Stairway to Millions series is in full swing at ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The series gives poker players the chance to turn $1,100 into a $102,000 buy-in tournament entry. PokerGO created Stairway to Millions, which kicked off on January 12 and runs through to January 20....

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World Poker Tour Announces First Three Season XX Stops

Brad Johnson | January 14, 2022

The World Poker Tour is embarking on the 20th season of its long and illustrious history. Players do not have long to wait until Season XX kicks off because the first event takes place from January 21. January 21-26 are the date the $3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open runs....

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Tips For Making the Most of a Final Table Appearance

Brad Johnson | January 13, 2022

There are few things as exciting in poker as reaching the final table of a multi-table tournament. You battled for hours to reach the final table, and the huge payouts will reward your skill and dedication. However, reaching a final table is something of a rarity, even if you are...

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