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Kennedy Wins $600 KO As Negreanu Finishes Third

Matthew Pitt | July 25, 2021

Daniel Negreanu came agonizingly close to winning his seventh World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet this week when he finished third in Event #22: $600 NLH Knockout. Negreanu ultimately fell in third place, leaving Anthony "lastbullet" Kennedy to bank some poker gold. Some 612 players bought into this tournament, which...

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How To Minimize Your Poker Travel Expenses

Matthew Pitt | July 24, 2021

Traveling on the live poker circuit is an expensive deal. There are dozens of expenses to consider even after all your tournament buy-ins. Flights are not cheap, and neither is accommodation. Any expenses incurred eat into any potential profit. Players return from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and state...

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Six-Time WSOP Champion Layne Flack Dies Aged 52

Matthew Pitt | July 21, 2021

The poker community is in mourning after the passing of six-time WSOP bracelet winner Layne Flack. News of Flack’s death circulated on July 19, with reports police found Flack dead in his home. The cause of death is not yet known. Flack hailed from Rapid City, South Dakota, and found...

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Five Fine Poker Players From South Carolina

Matthew Pitt | July 20, 2021

South Carolina, The Palmetto State, is known for its beaches and golf courses, but not so much its poker talent. This is surprising when one considers the top five winners from South Carolina have $2,584,502 in combined winnings. North Carolina’s top five players blow this sum out of the water,...

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James Gilbert Wins $1,000 NLHE North American Open

Matthew Pitt | July 19, 2021

Your typical poker player does not get many chances to win a World Series of Poker bracelet. They can enter hundreds of bracelet-awarding events, but it is rare to navigate to a final table. James Gilbert must have thought his opportunity had passed when he finished third in a $1,500...

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Kornuth and Glaser Among Wynn Summer Classic Winners

Matthew Pitt | July 18, 2021

The Wynn Summer Classic is done and dusted, and what a series it was. Dozens of events crowned their champions, including Andrew Moreno, who banked a cool $1.46 million. Two other superstars, Chance Kornuth and Benny Glaser, left the Wynn as champions and with suitcases full of prize money to...

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Tips For Playing Weak Aces in Hold’em

Matthew Pitt | July 17, 2021

Anyone who has ever played No-Limit Hold’em knows players love an ace in their hand. Holding an ace makes some players think they are invincible, and they go all the way with their holdings. However, not all aces are created equal. Powerhouse aces, including ace-king and ace0queen, are far superior...

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Cary Katz Purring After Seven-Figure Score

Matthew Pitt | July 15, 2021

The 2021 PokerGO Cup came to a thrilling conclusion with Cary Katz banking a seven-figure prize. Katz was the last man standing in Event #8: $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em, and walked away with $1,058,000. Katz was the victory in the tournament, but there was joy for Daniel Negreanu, who became the...

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Who Are The Biggest Poker Winners From Vermont?

Matthew Pitt | July 14, 2021

The Green Mountain State of Vermont is one of the smallest of the 50 U.S. states. It is the sixth-smallest by area, to be exact. It should not surprise you that Vermont is the second-least populous of the U.S. states; only Wyoming has fewer residents. Vermont is known for its...

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Bryan Piccioli Amonig Latest WSOP Online Bracelet Winners

Matthew Pitt | July 13, 2021

Twelve players have won 2021 WSOP Online bracelets so far, and Bryan "Pellepelle" Piccoli is one of them. Piccioli secured the second WSOP bracelet of his career, eight years after winning his first. Some 654 players bought into the Event #12: $500 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Deepstack and bought 305 re-entries...

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