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The Venetian Proves a Happy Hunting Ground For Sean Perry

Brad Johnson | August 15, 2021

Sean Perry helped himself to another poker title and another at the Venetian, Las Vegas. Perry won a $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em event at the 2021 Venetian Deepstack PokerSeries in June and walked away with $365,500. Victory in another $25,000 Super High Roller event at the Venetian resulted in another $290,000...

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Avoid These Low-Stakes Cash Games Mistakes

Brad Johnson | August 14, 2021

Low-stakes cash games are a potential goldmine. You will not get rich from them, but you can make a decent hourly rate if you approach them correctly. Check out poker forums around the world, and they are full of posters complaining about having to navigate their way through bad players...

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McKeehen and Elias Chop SHRPO $25K High Roller

Brad Johnson | August 12, 2021

Joe McKeehen added another title to his poker resume when he won the $25,500 Super High Roller event at the 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in Florida. McKeehen chopped the tournament when heads-up with Darren Elias and won $550,990. Ninety-one players bought into the $25,500 Super High Roller and...

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Who Are The Five Biggest Live MTT Winners From Mexico?

Brad Johnson | August 11, 2021

Mexico is the world's 13th largest country by area and the 10th most populous with 126 million residents. The country has produced some incredible poker players over the years and continues to do so. The five biggest live poker tournament winners from Mexico have $10,597,934 in combined winnings. Who is...

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BabyBowser Bulldozes Venom Field; Banks $1.5M

Brad Johnson | August 9, 2021

Americas Cardroom regular, “BabyBowser,” is more than $1.5 million richer thanks to taking down the $10 million guaranteed Venom. BabyBowser overcame a 3,930-strong field to walk away with $1,514,000. The $10 million guaranteed Venom tournament attracted 3,930 players over four days. That bumper crowd’s buy-ins equated to $9,825,000, resulting in...

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Chris Brewer Secures His Largest Live MTT Score

Brad Johnson | August 8, 2021

Chris Brewer locked in the largest live poker tournament score of his career this weekend. The man who represented Oregon University’s long-distance running team ran away with $420,670. The prize money from this latest victory pushes Brewer’s career earnings to $1,966,841. Brewer was one of only 24 entrants in the...

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Check Out These Great Poker Tips For New Players

Brad Johnson | August 6, 2021

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) always attracts new players to the game. Seeing people of all ages, shapes and sizes, from around the world winning vast sums of money is a significant lure. You may be one of the new players discussed here, or you may be relatively new...

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Brazil’s Joao Simao Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Brad Johnson | August 5, 2021

Joao Simao is a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner after he triumphed in the $1,111 Caesars Cares Charity Event. Victory not only came with a coveted gold WSOP bracelet but also $206,075 in prize money. The online WSOP is done and dusted in the United States but has...

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The Top Five Winning Poker Players From Virginia

Brad Johnson | August 4, 2021

There is something about the state of Virginia that makes its poker players exceptional. The top five winning players from the "Old Dominion" have a staggering $67,625,253 in earnings between them. That is a ridiculous figure, one helped by the number one Virginia player having $53 million in winnings himself!...

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Dan Sindelar Wins Final WSOP.com Bracelet of the Summer

Brad Johnson | August 3, 2021

Persistence finally paid off for Dan Sindelar in relation to his quest to win a World Series of Poker bracelet. Sindelar started playing at the WSOP in 2008 and racked up 117 cashes without a victory. That changed on August 2 when he triumphed in Event #33: $500 NLH Grand...

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