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First Four 2021 WSOP Online Bracelets Awarded

Matthew Pitt | July 6, 2021

The 2021 WSOP Online is underway with residents of New Jersey and Nevada battling it out for one of the 33 bracelets on offer. Four players have won 2021 WSOP online bracelets so far, let us take a look at who they are. Jose “deposit” Noboa Wins First of the...

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Andrew Moreno Wins Wynn Millions For $1.46M

Matthew Pitt | July 4, 2021

Andrew Moreno set himself two poker-related goals in April. Moreno wanted to break through the $1 million barrier for career earnings and enjoy a seven-figure prize that he had chased for so long. He achieved the first last month when he won a $1,100 buy-in event at the Venetian, Las...

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Win More With a Delayed Continuation Bet

Matthew Pitt | July 2, 2021

Continuation bets are part of every good poker player’s repertoire of tricks. It is a powerful move that continues preflop aggression and helps build and win pots. A delayed continuation bet is another move to have available in your arsenal. Why? You are about to find out. Firing a continuation...

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Planet Hollywood Set To Close Its Poker Room

Matthew Pitt | July 1, 2021

Yet another Las Vegas poker room is closing its doors within the next fortnight. Planet Hollywood on South Las Vegas Boulevard is ceasing its poker offering from July 11. Several social media sources have confirmed the upcoming closure, although there is no official word from Planet Hollywood or Caesars Entertainment,...

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Five Poker Winners From The State of Wyoming

Matthew Pitt | June 29, 2021

The state of Wyoming is the 10th largest US state by area but the least populous. Only 576,851 people call Wyoming home, including a bunch of seasoned and up-and-coming poker players. Wyoming is known as the Equality State thanks to its history of promoting equal rights, including being the first...

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Bryn Kenney Leads as Wynn Millions Reaches Day 2

Matthew Pitt | June 28, 2021

The first-ever Wynn Summer Classic is in full swing in Las Vegas, and the Wynn Millions is grabbing everyone’s attention. The $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament comes with a whopping $10 million guaranteed prize pool. A field of 1,328 entrants over three flights resulted in a $13,280,000 prize pool. Day...

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Ivey Sweeps Antonius in the WPT Heads-Up Championship

Matthew Pitt | June 27, 2021

Phil Ivey added the WPT Heads-Up Championship tilt to his long list of poker victories. The ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner swept Patrik Antonius in the tournament’s final. Ivey won the first hand of the WPT Heads-Up Championship final. Antonius raised 2.5 big blinds with Qd-4c, and Ivey...

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The Main Benefits Of Streaming Poker

Matthew Pitt | June 25, 2021

Players streaming their poker sessions is nothing new. YouTube is full of videos from recreational and professional poker players showcasing their skills. The popularity explosion of streaming site Twitch means even more players are taking to the internet and creating a channel. There are positives and negatives associated with streaming...

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The Five Biggest Tennessee Poker Winners Have $18.2M in Cashes

Matthew Pitt | June 23, 2021

There must be something in the Tennessee water that turns its residents into top poker players. The Volunteer State has produced some incredible players over the years, and the five biggest winners have more than $18.2 million in combined winnings. They also have seven World Series of Poker bracelets and...

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Ivey and Antonius Face Off in WPT HU Championships Final

Matthew Pitt | June 22, 2021

Two poker legends lock horns on June 22 in the $25,000 WPT Heads-Up Championships. Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius progressed through a star-studded field to reach the grand finale. The victory takes home $400,000 with the runner-up banking $200,000. The World Poker Tour, in association with Poker King, invited 32...

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