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Carbon Poker adding $10,000 to $10K Dollar Frenzy

RakeTheRake News RTR Dave January 5th, 2014

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Jan

Playing in big poker tournaments already presents a great opportunity to make money. But this is even more the case when an online poker room adds lots of FREE money to a big tourney! Speaking of which, Carbon Poker are adding $10,000 to their upcoming $10K Dollar Frenzy tournament, which takes place on January 26th, 2014. The buy-in is just $1, so if 10,000 players bought into this event, the total prize pool would be $20,000. This essentially means that you would be getting 200% value on your buy-in. Below you can see a full list of details from the …

Weekly Flop: PokerStars in New York, the Kind Cabbie, French Poker in Trouble

RakeTheRake News RTR Dave January 3rd, 2014

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Jan

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PokerStars isn’t letting the latest gaming license rejection get them down, as they’re now off to New York… A poker pro leaving $300k in a cab had a happy ending, both for the player and the cabbie… French online poker traffic is in sharp decline, and the National Assembly rejected a measure that could’ve helped out the market in a major way. Check out all of these stories in the Weekly Flop.

Will “Rounders 2″ be a Good Movie?

RakeTheRake News RTR Dave December 31st, 2013

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Dec

In what is no doubt the best news in poker cinema history, the Weinstein company announced that they’re set to begin filming a Rounders sequel. The Weinstein company and Miramax were able to reach a deal that allows for Rounders 2 to finally be made. As Harvey Weinstein revealed, Rounders 2 is going to be filmed “instantaneous.” A few other points that he revealed include the following: Matt Damon (Mike McDermott) and Edward Norton (Worm) will be back to reprise their roles. The movie will start out in Paris, then move to “the racetrack and Vegas.” Weinstein is looking for …

PokerStars shocks Players by turning All High Stakes Games into Zoom Format

RakeTheRake News RTR Dave December 29th, 2013

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Dec

PokerStars recently shocked their players by making huge changes to their high stakes games. Starting January 1st, 2014, all NL Hold’em and PL Omaha tables at $50/$100 stakes and up will be changed to Zoom format only. The reason why this is such a shock is because, behind Full Tilt, PokerStars boasts the second largest high stakes community. However, the removal of regular nosebleeds tables is likely to push even more players to Full Tilt. So why drastically alter your high stakes games when they are still popular? Well for starters, PokerStars doesn’t mind if high rollers go to Full …

Weekly Flop: ‘Big One’ gets Bigger, Dwan dropped, Bitcoin Bad Beat

RakeTheRake News RTR Dave December 27th, 2013

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Dec

Thought the Big One for One Drop was already big enough? Guess again!… Tom Dwan’s face has almost become synonymous with Full Tilt Poker over the years, but that happy marriage is over… The Bitcoin-only poker room SealsWithClubs was hacked, leaving 42,000 accounts exposed. Is this a major blow to the future of Bitcoin? Find out in this edition of the Weekly Flop. Big One for One Drop expands The 2012 Big One for One Drop was one of the most memorable poker tournaments in history. Like something out of Casino Royale, 48 players paid the massive $1 million buy-in …

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