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These Are The Five Biggest Live MTT Winners From Maine

Matthew Pitt | March 18, 2021

Maine is the ninth-last populous state in the United States, with a population of 1.344 million. Maine is the only state whose name consists of a single syllable and is the only U.S state to border only one other state, New Hampshire. The Pine Tree State is the home to...

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Sean Winter Bags $408K in the $25K PokerGO High Roller

Matthew Pitt | March 16, 2021

Aria Resort & Casino hosted a quartet of PokerGo High Roller events last week, four $10,000 and a single $25,000. The four tournaments attracted some familiar names, including Sean Winter who was the biggest winner. PokerGO Event #4: $25,000 High Roller Final Table Results Forty-eight players bought into the $25,000...

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Markus Gonsalves Wins WPT Gardens Poker Championship

Matthew Pitt | March 14, 2021

Markus Gonsalves is the latest player to become a World Poker Tour champion. Gonsalves topped the delayed final table of the WPT Gardens Poker Championship and banked a career-best score. The $10,000 buy-in event attracted 257 players who created a $2,467,200. All but six players busted from the tournament last...

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How To Read People in Poker: Common Poker Tells

Matthew Pitt | March 13, 2021

Knowing how to read people in poker can be the difference between success and failure at the tables. Players give clues about their hand strength through their actions, body language, and more. Even the world’s best players give off tells occasionally, although they are more common in lesser-skilled grinders. How...

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Qing Liu Takes Down WPT Venetian Main Event

Matthew Pitt | March 11, 2021

Qing Liu is a World Poker Tour champion after he took down the WPT Venetian Main Event on March 10. Liu came out on top of a 937-strong field in the $5,000 buy-in tournament to bank a career-best $752,880. Liu has cashes dating back to 2011 but it is the...

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Who Are The Five Biggest Poker Winners From Utah

Matthew Pitt | March 10, 2021

The state of Utah is not one you immediately think of when considering top poker players. More than 60 per cent of the state’s population of 3.2 million citizens are Mormons, a religion that does not permit gambling. This has not stopped Utah from producing some excellent poker players over...

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Ludovic Geilich Wins Career-Best $635,080 Prize

Matthew Pitt | March 8, 2021

Scottish poker pro Ludovic Geilich secured the largest score of his career on March 7. Geilich was the last man standing in a $25,500 buy-in Super High Roller online poker event. His reward for victory? A cool $635,080. Geilich was one of 127 players who parted company with $25,500, meaning...

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DegenCNol Takes Down MICOOP Thursday Thrill

Matthew Pitt | March 6, 2021

PokerStars is making big waves in Michigan despite it only operating there for a short period of time. Its Michigan Championship of Online Poker (MICOOP) is going great guns and smashing guarantees. Event #44 of the MICOOP was a $250 buy-in NLHE PKO event known as the Thursday Thrill. The...

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How To Confuse and Beat Good Poker Players

Matthew Pitt | March 5, 2021

Playing poker against opponents who are lesser-skilled than you is a recipe for success. Not all your opponents are weak, however, there are some very good poker players out there. These stronger players are not limited to high-stakes games, good poker players frequent even the low and micro-stakes. It is...

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Trio of Delayed World Poker Tour Final Tables Now Scheduled

Matthew Pitt | March 4, 2021

The long-delayed World Poker Tour final tables for the Gardens Poker Championship, Borgata Winter Poker Open, and L.A. Poker Classic are on the horizon All three fell victim to the COVID-19 global pandemic but a conclusion is in sight. March 31, 2020 is the date WPT Gardens Poker Championship final...

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