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Brian Altman Wins Again And Secures WSOPC Ring

Brad Johnson | February 17, 2022

Brian Altman pushed his lifetime winnings past $5.7 million while securing a World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit ring. He was the last man standing in the $1,700 WSOP Circuit Main Event at the Isle Casino Pompano Park, Florida. Altman outlasted 724 opponents to get his hands on the lion’s...

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Five High Roller Poker Players That Call Malaysia Home

Brad Johnson | February 16, 2022

Malaysia is not the first country that springs to mind when you think of stellar poker players. However, the earnings of the top five live poker tournament players from Malaysia weigh in at a combined $70,825,143! Winnings of at least $1.1 million are required to be part of the top...

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Go West! Ron West Wins MSPT Venetian Poker Bowl VI

Brad Johnson | February 15, 2022

Ron West narrowly missed out on a six-figure prize in November 2014. The Los Angeles, California, resident finished second in a $1,600 LA Poker Open tournament for $96,345. West helped himself to his first $100,000+ score this week when he came out on top in the $1,100 MSPT Venetian Poker...

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Face Masks Are No More at Some Las Vegas Casinos

Brad Johnson | February 11, 2022

The wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory in several major Las Vegas casinos. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak made the announcement this week as Super Bowl Sunday approaches. Super Bowl Sunday is a very busy time for Las Vegas casinos with thousands of tourists heading to Sin City to...

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Avoid Making These Live Poker Mistakes

Brad Johnson | February 10, 2022

Live poker is returning all over the United States with COVID-19-related restrictions relaxing on a seemingly daily basis. Live poker is incredible fun because it has human interaction at its core. There is something special about looking your opponent in the eye and trying to figure out if they are...

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Tyler Payne Wins 2022 bestbet Winter Open Main Event

Brad Johnson | February 9, 2022

Tyler Payne helped himself to the largest live poker tournament score of his career by taking down the $2,000 Main Event of the 2022 bestbet Winter Open. The final event of the series at bestbet Jacksonville, Florida, drew in 387 entrants that created a $692,730 prize pool. Tyler of North...

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Five Top-Tier Poker Players Hailing From Norway

Brad Johnson | February 8, 2022

We like writing about the best poker players from different states and counties, and wondered who to pen an article about this week. Norway is the country settled on after seeing the Netflix documentary, Tinder Swindler, where one of the women hailed from Norway. Thankfully, none of the five Norwegians...

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Jeremy Ausmus Continues Impressive Run With Another High Roller Win

Brad Johnson | February 7, 2022

The impressive run of Jeremy Ausmus continued this week with yet another victory in a high roller event. Ausmus, who hails from Colorado, finished second in a $10,000 PokerGO Cup event for $144,000. He followed that up with victory in a $15,000 PokerGO Cup tournament for an additional $263,250. Ausmus...

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Colpoys Takes Down 2022 PokerGO Cup Opening Event

Brad Johnson | February 5, 2022

Daniel Colpoys won his first live poker tournament in March 2014. He came out on top in the $1,100 MSPT Colorado Main Event and banked $114,156. Colpoys secured his second title this week in the opening event of the 2022 PokerGO Cup. Colpoys triumphed over 76 opponents in the $10,000...

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How To Defend Your Big Blind Effectively in MTTs

Brad Johnson | February 4, 2022

Playing out of the blinds is the worst position in No-Limit Texas Hold’em. You are out of position against a preflop aggressor, which is not a great spot to be in. It is important to defend your big blind in tournaments despite your positional disadvantage. Allowing someone to continually steal...

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