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Aaron Zang Wins Triton Million For £13.8 Million

Matthew Pitt | August 5, 2019

The biggest-ever buy-in poker tournament has crowned its champion and it is Chinese businessman Aaron Zang who goes down in history after triumphing in the £1,050,000 buy-in partypoker LIVE Triton Million – A Helping Hand for Charity event. A field of 54, made up of professional poker players and rich...

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The Power of Position

Matthew Pitt | August 3, 2019

Position is everything in poker. There are seats at a poker table where you are guaranteed to lose money. At others, you will make the majority of your profits. If not, you are leaving money at the table and that is never a good thing to do. It is where...

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The Top $1.5 Million+ Prizes In WPT History

Matthew Pitt | August 1, 2019

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

Matthew Pitt | July 31, 2019

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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Roger Teska Wins WPT Gardens Main Event

Matthew Pitt | July 29, 2019

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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Dan Bilzerian Says He Won $54 Million From One Opponent

Matthew Pitt | July 25, 2019

Updated on Feb. 9, 2020 Bilzerian loses $1 million in UFC bet, shoots Esfandiari and launches a new line of water While we haven’t been able to confirm if Dan Bilzerian actually did win $54 million off of one poker player, but we have found out he lost a pretty...

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Five Essentials For a Live Poker Player

Matthew Pitt | July 24, 2019

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

Matthew Pitt | July 23, 2019

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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Pluribus Is First Poker AI to Beat Humans in 6-Max NLHE

Matthew Pitt | July 22, 2019

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

Matthew Pitt | July 21, 2019

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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