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These Are The $1.5 Million Plus Top Prizes In WPT History

The World Poker Tour (WPT) is now in its 18th season, making it one of the longest-running live poker tours on the planet. While the numbers of the WPT Main Events have fallen since the end of the so-called “poker boom”, a WPT title is still one of the most...

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PokerStars Begins Testing “All-In Cash Out” Feature

PokerStars is testing a new cash game feature it is calling “All-in Cash Out” on its play money .NET platform and it has set tongues wagging in the online poker community. Several new PokerStars games and features have started life on the .NET platform before making their debut on the...

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Home Soil Win For Hollis Holcomb in the WSOP Circuit Choctaw Event

Nothing is certain in poker, although you could say Hollis Holcomb’s victory in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit Choctaw event was written in the stars. Holcomb is an amateur who loves playing poker for the joy and excitement of it all. His limited success in major live poker...

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Roger Teska Wins WPT Gardens Main Event

The 18th season of the World Poker Tour (WPT) kicked off this week at The Gardens Casino in Los Angeles and it was Roger Teska who took the $5,000 Main Event. WPT Gardens Poker Festival Main Event attracted a field of 373 entries who created a $1,752,100 prize pool that...

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A Guide to the Art of Bluffing

Remember how your parents always told you not to tell lies? Well, they obviously never played poker because lying, or bluffing as we like to call it, is part and parcel of being successful in all forms of the game. Bluffing plays a pivotal role in poker simply because it...

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Dan Bilzerian Claims to Have Won $54 Million From One Opponent

Dan Bilzerian has laid claim to winning $54 million from one poker player despite the fact none of the high stakes poker community have every played against him or watched him play any meaningful sessions. The controversial character, who is the self-proclaimed King of Instagram where he has an incredible...

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Five Essentials For a Live Poker Player

You have been grinding away on various online poker sites and have been doing quite well for yourself and have even managed to win a satellite tournament to a major live event such. It may be your first time of stepping away from your computer screen and taking on opponents...

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Poker Star Maurice Hawkins Ordered to Repay $103,000

Missouri’s Maurice Hawkins is a familiar face on the live poker circuit in the United States and is one of the World Series of Poker Circuit’s (WSOP-C) most successful players of all-time, but a court has ordered him to repay more than $103,000 in a backing deal that appears to...

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Poker Bot Pluribus Becomes First AI to Beat Humans in Six-Max NL Hold’em

Researchers at the Carnegie Melon University (CMU) are celebrating after the poker bot they created managed to do something that no other poker artificial intelligence (AI) has managed to do: beat human opponents in a multiplayer no-limit hold’em cash game. Ph.D student Noam Brown and Professor Tuomas Sandholm created a...

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Tips For Dealing With Losing at Poker

Poker is the easiest game in the world when you are winning. Everyone who has ever played this crazy game has thought, wrongly, that they are the next Phil Ivey or Daniel Negreanu when they have won a poker tournament or won several cash game sessions in a row when...

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