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Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters Purple Jacket and $2.73m

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 23rd, 2017

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Germany’s Steffen Sontheimer is the big winner of the inaugural Poker Masters event. He earned the Purple Jacket and $2,733,000 in total winnings. Held at Vegas’ ARIA Resort, the 2017 Poker Masters consisted of four $50,000 buy-in tournaments and a $100,000 finale. Sontheimer final tabled four of the events and bubbled another tourney (eighth place). Let’s continue discussing Sontheimer’s great performance and how much money he collected in each event. Poker Masters $100k NLHE Final Table The Event #5 finale drew 36 elite players. And Sontheimer beat Christian Christner heads-up to secure the Purple Jackpot and a $1,512,000 top prize. …

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5 Quick Fixes for Micro Stakes Poker Struggles

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 17th, 2017

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Sep

Micro stakes poker makes a great starting point for aspiring online poker pros. The limits are low, and you can face easier competition while preparing for higher stakes. But I say “easier” with hesitation because there are plenty of solid micro stakes players. And you’re not alone if you aren’t winning money at this level. But the good news is that you can quickly fix your micro stakes graph. Let’s cover 5 easy ways to win at online poker’s lowest limits. 1. Make Sure Your Bankroll is Large Enough Many micro stakes players place a $20 minimum deposit and start …

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Britain’s John Hesp: Subject of Hollywood Poker Movie?

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 13th, 2017

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Sep

British grandfather John Hesp was the story of the 2017 WSOP Main Event. The 64-year-old caught the poker world’s attention with his combination of eccentric clothes, family values, and limited poker pedigree. Hesp didn’t win the Main Event, but his fourth place finish and $2.6 million (£2m) payout completed an interesting tale. Now, Hollywood is eyeing Hesp’s story for a future poker movie. Let’s cover the details of the film deal along with what he’s doing in the aftermath of his big Main Event run. Hesp’s Poker Movie Deal is “90 Percent Through” It didn’t take long for Hesp to …

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Leon Tsoukernik Allegedly Owes €4m in Unpaid Poker Debts

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 11th, 2017

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Sep

King’s Casino Rozvadov owner Leon Tsoukernik is embroiled in a couple of high stakes poker scandals. He allegedly owes Matt ‘Aussie Matt’ Kirk and Elton Tsang almost €4,000,000 collectively and refuses to pay up. Let’s look at both players’ stories along with their allegations that Tsoukernik isn’t repaying the debts. Tsang Claims that He’s Owed €2 Million Elton Tsang, who is best known for winning the 2016 Monte Carlo One Drop High Roller and €11.1 million, went to EPT Barcelona with the intention to play tournaments only. But his friend Richard Young got him in a big cash game with …

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How Poker’s Haseeb Qureshi Negotiated a $120k Salary to $250k

Gambling News, Poker Articles, Poker News RTR Dennis September 5th, 2017

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Sep

Haseeb Qureshi was once one of the world’s most-successful online poker players. But a high-profile chip-dumping scandal forced him to rethink his career path. Qureshi, a.k.a. “DogIsHead,” eventually became a software engineer. He’s also become somewhat of a job negotiator too because he turned a $120,000 offer at Yelp to a $250,000 salary at Airbnb. Let’s discuss how Qureshi went from somebody just out of software development boot camp to a quarter million dollar salary. Towards the end, we’ll also offer 3 tips that Qureshi gives prospective job seekers. Qureshi isn’t Subservient to the Job Market Many people go into …

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