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The Five Biggest WSOP Main Event Prizes In History

Matthew Pitt | June 27, 2019

The 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event, the 50th such tournament in the WSOP’s history, shuffles up for the first time on July 3rd and runs through to July 16th when a new world champion is crowned. Attendances at the 2019 WSOP are way up on previous years,...

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Chidwick and Schwartz Win Their First WSOP Bracelets

Matthew Pitt | June 23, 2019

Stephen Chidwick and Luke Schwartz, both hailing from the United Kingdom, have both secured their first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and done so in big buy-in events. Chidwick was often referred to as the best poker player not to have won a WSOP bracelet. Now he has rid...

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Taking Shots Outside of Your Bankroll

Matthew Pitt | June 21, 2019

Those of you who read last week’s article about the importance of bankroll management are forgiven for thinking that the title of this latest free poker strategy piece is a mistype. How can managing your poker bankroll be so key to success if you can start taking shots outside it?...

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Who Are The Biggest Poker Tournament Winners Of All-Time?

Matthew Pitt | June 20, 2019

The rise in popularity of High Roller and Super High Roller poker tournaments in recent years has had a dramatic effect on the all-time winnings rankings, as has the fact poker tournament players now have more opportunities than ever to grind away in major events around the world. These days,...

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Mike Matusow Branches Out Into Content Creation

Matthew Pitt | June 19, 2019

Mike Matusow, one of poker’s most colorful characters, has made his long-awaited return to the poker tables at the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) and it was here that Matusow revealed he is branching out into content creation. Matusow has long being known as “The Mouth”, a nickname given...

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PokerStars Sunday Storm Has $1 Million Guarantee

Matthew Pitt | June 14, 2019

The Sunday Million is PokerStars’ biggest weekly tournament thanks to the $109 buy-in event featuring a $1 million guaranteed prize pool. This week sees another tournament, the Sunday Storm, boast of a seven-figure guarantee, except this one only costs $11 to enter. PokerStars’s Sunday Storm celebrates its eighth anniversary in...

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The Importance of Bankroll Management

Matthew Pitt | June 13, 2019

Bankroll management is arguably the most important skill you will develop as a poker player. Whether you play for a handful of cents for fun at weekends, have aspirations of becoming a professional poker player in the future, or are already playing poker for a living, you run a realistic...

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20 WSOP Bracelets Awarded at 2019 World Series of Poker

Matthew Pitt | June 11, 2019

Las Vegas, Nevada is brimming with poker players from all over the globe thanks to the 2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) being in full swing. Every WSOP is a special time, this edition more so because it is the 50th time the annual WSOP has opened its welcoming arms...

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50th WSOP Begins with Casino Employees Championship

Cliff Spiller | May 29, 2019

The 50th Annual World Series of Poker began with the Casino Employees Championship and a $10,000 Super Turbo Bounty event. The Casino Employees Championship is a yearly tradition for WSOP Day 1. The World Series of Poker takes place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada. This...

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Jeremy Ausmus: Vegas Rules “Killing the Poker Dream”

Cliff Spiller | May 28, 2019

Jeremy Ausmus began a debate on whether restricted access to private card games in Vegas casinos is good or bad for poker. According to former WSOP Main Event final table participant Jeremy Ausmus, such games are "killing the poker dream". It's a controversial position, which pits Ausmus against many high...

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