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Quan Tran Takes Down WSOPC Choctow Main Event

Brad Johnson | January 19, 2022

Quan Tran became a World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) champion when he took down the $1,700 buy-in WSOPC Choctaw Main Event in Oklahoma. Tran’s impressive victory came with a coveted WSOPC gold ring in addition to $336,412 in cash. The Main Event drew in a 1,411-strong crowd, who created...

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Five Global Poker Stars Hailing From Lithuania

Brad Johnson | January 19, 2022

Lithuania is not the first country that springs to mind when you think of poker stars. However, your view of the Baltic country may differ once you read about these five legitimate poker stars who call Lithuania home. Basketball is the most popular pastime in Lithuania but poker is growing...

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Kornuth Wins Two Stairway to Millions Events

Brad Johnson | January 17, 2022

The Stairway to Millions series is in full swing at ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The series gives poker players the chance to turn $1,100 into a $102,000 buy-in tournament entry. PokerGO created Stairway to Millions, which kicked off on January 12 and runs through to January 20....

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World Poker Tour Announces First Three Season XX Stops

Brad Johnson | January 14, 2022

The World Poker Tour is embarking on the 20th season of its long and illustrious history. Players do not have long to wait until Season XX kicks off because the first event takes place from January 21. January 21-26 are the date the $3,500 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open runs....

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Tips For Making the Most of a Final Table Appearance

Brad Johnson | January 13, 2022

There are few things as exciting in poker as reaching the final table of a multi-table tournament. You battled for hours to reach the final table, and the huge payouts will reward your skill and dedication. However, reaching a final table is something of a rarity, even if you are...

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Kasey Orr Takes Down RunGood Thunder Valley Main Event

Brad Johnson | January 12, 2022

The first event of the 2022 RunGood Poker Series is in the bag with the Thunder Valley Main Event crowning its champion. Kasey Orr of California is that champion and the recipient of $65,728. The $525 buy-in event at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort attracted 890 entrants. This surpassed the...

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Five Poker Stars Hailing From the Czech Republic

Brad Johnson | January 11, 2022

The Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It is a place steeped with history, in addition to housing some incredibly talented poker players. The country has some weird online poker laws, however. They include not allowing its residents to register for online tournaments if...

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Start 2022 By Winning a Poker Trip to Uruguay

Brad Johnson | January 10, 2022

Have you set any poker-related goals for 2022? A common goal is to win your way into a major live poker tournament. Americas Cardroom and Black Chip Poker are giving you the chance to do exactly that. How? With satellites to the Punta del Este Takedown in Uruguay. Punta del...

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Punnat Punsri Wins Back-to-Back PokerGO Tour Events

Brad Johnson | January 7, 2022

Thailand’s Punnat Punsri got off to a flying start in 2022 after taking down a brace of $10,000 tournaments. The Venetian, Las Vegas, is hosting a series of High Roller events, and Punsri is shining. A $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em kicked off proceedings. Thirty-four players bought in and created a...

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Playing Aces in PLO Cash Games and MTTs

Brad Johnson | January 6, 2022

A pair of aces in the hole is the best starting hand in No-Limit Texas Hold’em. Looking down at aces is always a great feeling because you know you have the best hand right now. Playing aces in PLO is also a good idea, but not all "pocket rockets" are...

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