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James Gilbert Wins $1,000 NLHE North American Open

Matthew Pitt | July 19, 2021

Your typical poker player does not get many chances to win a World Series of Poker bracelet. They can enter hundreds of bracelet-awarding events, but it is rare to navigate to a final table. James Gilbert must have thought his opportunity had passed when he finished third in a $1,500...

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Kornuth and Glaser Among Wynn Summer Classic Winners

Matthew Pitt | July 18, 2021

The Wynn Summer Classic is done and dusted, and what a series it was. Dozens of events crowned their champions, including Andrew Moreno, who banked a cool $1.46 million. Two other superstars, Chance Kornuth and Benny Glaser, left the Wynn as champions and with suitcases full of prize money to...

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Tips For Playing Weak Aces in Hold’em

Matthew Pitt | July 17, 2021

Anyone who has ever played No-Limit Hold’em knows players love an ace in their hand. Holding an ace makes some players think they are invincible, and they go all the way with their holdings. However, not all aces are created equal. Powerhouse aces, including ace-king and ace0queen, are far superior...

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Cary Katz Purring After Seven-Figure Score

Matthew Pitt | July 15, 2021

The 2021 PokerGO Cup came to a thrilling conclusion with Cary Katz banking a seven-figure prize. Katz was the last man standing in Event #8: $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em, and walked away with $1,058,000. Katz was the victory in the tournament, but there was joy for Daniel Negreanu, who became the...

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Who Are The Biggest Poker Winners From Vermont?

Matthew Pitt | July 14, 2021

The Green Mountain State of Vermont is one of the smallest of the 50 U.S. states. It is the sixth-smallest by area, to be exact. It should not surprise you that Vermont is the second-least populous of the U.S. states; only Wyoming has fewer residents. Vermont is known for its...

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Bryan Piccioli Amonig Latest WSOP Online Bracelet Winners

Matthew Pitt | July 13, 2021

Twelve players have won 2021 WSOP Online bracelets so far, and Bryan "Pellepelle" Piccoli is one of them. Piccioli secured the second WSOP bracelet of his career, eight years after winning his first. Some 654 players bought into the Event #12: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack and bought 305 re-entries...

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Dylan Linde Wins PokerGO Cup Event #3 For $169,600

Matthew Pitt | July 11, 2021

Dylan Linde welcomed the weekend in style by helping himself to a $169,600 score in Las Vegas. Linde came out on top of a 53-player field in the third event of the PokerGO Cup. Fifty-three players exchanged $10,000 for the chance to become the latest PokerGo Cup event champion. Only...

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Considerations Before Becoming a Poker Pro

Matthew Pitt | July 10, 2021

There is not one person who visits this website who has not dreamed of becoming a poker pro. Anyone who has played poker and won money from this crazy game daydreams about playing poker for a living. Calling yourself a poker pro sounds excellent, right? You get to play cards...

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Alex Foxen Wins First Event of the PokerGO Cup

Matthew Pitt | July 8, 2021

The inaugural PokerGO Cup is underway, and it has crowned the first of a planned eight champions. Alex Foxen is that champion; the talented American wrote his name into poker’s history book on Wednesday evening. Event #1 of the 2021 PokerGO Cup was a $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em event that...

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The Biggest Poker Winners From West Virginia

Matthew Pitt | July 8, 2021

The Mountain State of West Virginia has produced some incredible poker players over the years despite having a population of less than 1.8 million. The top five winning West Virginia poker players have $35,923,921 in live tournament winnings. Most of that impressive sum, however, belongs to one man. Who? Keep...

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