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These Are The Five Biggest MTT Winners From Nebraska

Matthew Pitt | April 28, 2021

The Cornhusker State of Nebraska is the only state in the US that is triply landlocked. This means its citizens must travel through at least three US states to reach an ocean, gulf, or bay. This has not put off Nebraska’s top poker players judging by how they have $7,319,593...

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2021 WSOP Online Dates Announced

Matthew Pitt | April 26, 2021

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has unveiled the dates for the 2021 WSOP Online festivals. Two special festivals, boasting 66 gold WSOP bracelets, take place online at WSOP.com and GGPoker, mirroring the 2020 editions. 2021 WSOP Online for the domestic US runs at WSOP.com from July 1 through to...

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Arthur Conan Stages Epic Comeback in SHRPS Super High Roller

Matthew Pitt | April 25, 2021

Arthur Conan doubled his live poker tournament winnings after staging an epic comeback in a $50,000 buy-in Super High Roller. Conan won the $733,320 top prize in the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown event, taking his winnings to $1,485,996. Winning a tournament of this magnitude is no mean feat,...

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A Cash Out Strategy For Grinders

Matthew Pitt | April 23, 2021

Every poker player dreams of hitting a massive score, withdrawing it, and treating themselves to some new toys. Those large prizes do not come around frequently unless you one of the best poker players in the world, but you should cash out often to keep you invested in the game....

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Michael Casson Banks $280K As Seminole HRPS Breaks Records

Matthew Pitt | April 22, 2021

Michael Casson won the first six-figure prize of his career at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. Casson topped a field of 3,902 entrants in the $600 Deep Stack event and walked away with $280,000. The tournament’s crowd was far larger than expected. Organizers placed a $500,000 guarantee on the...

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Five Top Poker Players Who Hail From Rhode Island

Matthew Pitt | April 21, 2021

Rhode Island is the smallest US state by area but also the second-most densely populated. There are hundreds of poker players among the 1,059,361 population and some big winners, too. The Ocean State’s five biggest live poker tournament players have $6,425,847 in combined winnings. That is a healthy total, all...

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Badziakouski Bulldozes His Way to a $1.1M Prize

Matthew Pitt | April 20, 2021

When good poker players play well while running well, it is a deadly combination. That is precisely what happened to Mikita Badziakouski, who is now $1,105,679 richer as a result. The Belarusian star secured that mammoth-sized prize after taking down a $25,500 Super High Roller online poker tournament at GGPoker....

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King’s Resort Owner Tsoukernik Sues Facebook

Matthew Pitt | April 17, 2021

The owner of King’s Resort, Leon Tsoukernik, has filed a lawsuit against the social media giant Facebook. Tsoukernik’s claim is for approximately $23 million in damages relating to a series of fake mobile advertisements. Tsoukernik opened King’s Resort in Rozvadoz, Czech Republic, in June 2003. It boasts the largest poker...

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When Should You Leave a Poker Game?

Matthew Pitt | April 16, 2021

Knowing when to leave a poker game is a skill developed over time. It is a vital skill to learn, one that has high importance. Not knowing when to leave a poker game leads to all sorts of problems and can lead to you going broke. Nobody wants to bust...

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Mike Matusow Claims Black Friday Cost Him $186 Million

Matthew Pitt | April 15, 2021

Online poker's Black Friday occurred 10-years ago today, on April 15, 2011. It changed the industry's landscape forever. Black Friday had a significant effect on Mike Matusow, who claims he is $186 million out of pocket. April 15, 2011, otherwise known as Black Friday, is the day PokerStars and Full...

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