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Poker Heaven holding €68k Spring Poker Series in May

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Thanks to Poker Heaven, warmer weather and blooming flowers aren’t the only reasons to love spring. That’s because Poker Heaven are running a €68,000 (US$89k) Spring Poker Series from

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Become King of the Hill at Sky Poker

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It’s good to be king – especially when the king earns hundreds of pounds from Sky Poker every night!

This May, Sky Poker is holding a ‘King of the Hill’ tournament nightly at…

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Party Poker holding Free $10k Daily Giveaway in May

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PartyPoker must be trying to win some kind of philanthropy award because they are always handing out free money. And their latest generous act…


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Annie Duke explains Importance of learning from Bad Decisions

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It’s only been a little over a year since Annie Duke served as commissioner of the failed Epic Poker League. And already, she’s using her own bad decisions and mistakes to help other businessmen and women avoid the same disasters. While speaking at World Live Café in Philadelphia, she told the audience, “I had a business go into chapter 11 (bankruptcy) last year, and given the information that I had, I think I made pretty good decisions along the way, but when I look back I realize, oh, I should have seen this and I should have seen that and …

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Rafael Nadal returns to Tennis Court with Poker Lessons Learned

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After suffering a painful knee injury at Wimbledon seven months ago, Rafael Nadal returned to the tennis courts with a vengeance at the Monte Carlo Masters. But while the seven-time French Open winner’s tennis career may be in full swing again, he’s still thinking about online poker. As many poker players know, Nadal signed a mega-deal with PokerStars last year. And it was the perfect time to do so because the Spaniard had ample time to learn the game with his injury layoff. He told TennisTalk, “I learnt to play poker. I did not understand the game, and now I …

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Join Bodog’s WSOP Main Event After-Party

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It’s always fun to play in WSOP Main Event satellites since you could potentially win a trip to Las Vegas, where multi-million dollar poker payouts await. But it’s even more fun to play in the Main Event satellites at Bodog since you get to experience a cyber after-party following each satellite. Every time you play in a 2013 Main Event satellite at Bodog, you’ll receive the tournament fee back along with a $30 Casino Chip Gift. So, for example, if you played in a $22 + $2 satellite, you’d get both the $2 free back and a $30 casino chip. …

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Everest Poker featuring Unique Triple-Threat Leaderboard Races

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Tired of the same old rake races where only high stakes players have a chance at winning? If so, Everest Poker has definitely got a good promotion for you since they’re running unique Triple-Threat leaderboard races. Triple-Threat is divided into three leaderboards, based on three different types of players – The Grinder, the Poker Pro, and the Marathon Man. Collectively, these three boards combine to offer $8,225 in prize money and there’ll be three different Triple-Threat race periods, as you can see below: Monday, April 29th – Sunday, May 12th, 2013 – $8,225 prize pool Monday, May 20th – Sunday, …

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PKR signs Simon Hemsworth

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The revolutionary 3D poker room PKR has just added UK cash game specialist Simon ‘Rhymenoceros’ Hemsworth to their growing team. Hemsworth has been one of the top ring game players at PKR for years, so it’s only fitting that he signed with his favorite room. The 29-year-old often plays mid to high stakes cash games at PKR and especially has an affinity for $5/$10 6-max NL Hold’em. Hemsworth also plays live poker tournaments, although his winnings pale in comparison to his cash game profits. The Londoner has earned $23,791 in live tourneys since 2010, which he hopes to increase as …

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Carbon announces $2m GTD Poker Maximus V

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Over the past couple of years, Carbon Poker has run four very successful Poker Maximus events. These tournament series have collectively paid out millions of dollars, with the fourth installment delivering over $1.2 million. However, Carbon has saved the best for now because the upcoming Poker Maximus V will guarantee a series record $2,000,000! The $2 million will be paid out over the course of 52 tournaments, which run from May 2nd–12th, 2013. What’s nice is that pretty much anybody can get involved since buy-ins start at just $1. As for the bigger tournaments, players can win seats through Poker …

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Win a 2013 WSOP Main Event Package at Party Poker

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Last year, Greg Merson captured the WSOP Main Event title along with a massive $8,531,853 prize. If you’d like to experience the same dream that Merson is living, you should definitely check out Party Poker. The reason is that Party Poker are giving away 2013 WSOP Main Event prize packages from now until June 16th. They’re also offering “Experience” packages as well, and you can see the difference between the two below: $14,000 Main Event Package – $10,000 Main Event seat – $2,000 spending money – Hotel accommodations for 10 nights in Las Vegas $5,500 Experience Package – $2,500 side …

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