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Joseph Hebert Leads 2020 WSOP Main Event Final Table

Matthew Pitt | December 24, 2020

The final table of the 2020 WSOP Main Event at WSOP.com is set. Only nine players remain in the hunt for the title and Joseph “kolebar” Hebert is the chip leader. A bumper crowd of 705 players bought into this tournament and created a $6,768,000 prize pool. The $9,600+$400 tournament...

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These Are Top Five Washington Poker Players

Matthew Pitt | December 23, 2020

The Evergreen State of Washington has a knack of creating exceptional poker players. We don’t know why this is the case but some incredible players hail from Washington. Such luminaries as Alex Fitzgerald, Darren Rabinowitz, Tyler Patterson, Matthew Affleck, and Dylan Wilkerson call Washington home. These are stars in their...

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Get Your Grind On Online This Christmas

Matthew Pitt | December 22, 2020

What are your Christmas plans this year? A nice family gathering? More turkey than you can shake a stick at? What about playing some online poker tournaments? You are in for a treat if your plans revolve around the latter. Several online poker sites are getting into the Christmas spirit...

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Jeppsson Wins First Online WSOPC Ring and $213,928

Matthew Pitt | December 21, 2020

Swedish pro Christian Jeppsson won his first online WSOPC ring last week plus $213,928 in prize money. GGPoker is hosting the WSOP Winter Circuit Online festival. The $100 million guaranteed features 18 World Series of Poker Circuit ring-awarding events. Jeppsson locked up one of those in Event #3, the $3,000...

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When Should You Quit a Poker Game?

Matthew Pitt | December 19, 2020

Kenny Rogers famously sang “you’ve gotta know when to hold’em, know when to fold’em” in his song The Gambler. You’ve gotta know when to stay and when to quit a poker game also. Knowing when to quit a poker game is a skill you develop over time; it comes with...

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Will Kassouf Turns €109 Into €215,163 at partypoker

Matthew Pitt | December 17, 2020

Will Kassouf is a polarizing figure but you can’t deny the man has poker skills. Kassouf showcased those skills this week in the Irish Poker Masters Main Event at partypoker. The British grinder, who is a fully trained solicitor, won a €1,100 seat via a €109 satellite. He went on...

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Who Are The Biggest Live Poker MTT Winners From Arizona?

Matthew Pitt | December 15, 2020

We continue our series into the biggest winning live poker tournament players by heading to Arizona. The Grand Canyon State is the sixth largest and 14th most populous of all 50 states. Arizona is known around the US for its desert climate, its forests, and deep canyons. Yet we know...

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Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Riddick Bowe Wins Poker MTT

Matthew Pitt | December 14, 2020

Riddick Bowe is the latest sport star to turn his attention to playing poker. The former heavyweight boxing champion of the world is becoming a regular in the online poker world. It is a couple of months since Bowe tweeted about an issue he had with PokerStars. Nobody thought it...

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Polk Up Almost $1 Million in Negreanu Grudge Match

Matthew Pitt | December 13, 2020

It is fair to say things are not going too well for Daniel Negreanu in his Doug Polk grudge match. The Canadian superstar is in a hole for almost $1 million with a few thousand hands before he can quit. Negreanu and Polk have a long-running feud that resulted in...

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Get Your Grind on in Sit & Go Tournaments

Matthew Pitt | December 13, 2020

Sit & Go tournaments are a great way to introduce yourself to tournament poker. Hundreds, if not thousands, of the game’s best players cut their teeth in sit & Go games. The next few hundred words will show you why sit & go tournaments are great for new and seasoned...

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