For most of 2013, the online poker world were captivated with Viktor ‘Isildur1′ Blom. The Swede started off the year on a $5 million upswing. But after his hot start, he experienced a lot of highs and lows, finishing 2013 on a $3 million downswing. He still claimed a $568k profit on the year, but this has to be disappointing when you consider his sizable winnings over the first few months. Niklas ‘ragen70′ Heinecker certainly didn’t have any disappointments in ’13. He dominated most of the high stakes sessions that he played and topped the online poker world with $6.3 …
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…
Niklas Heinecker is fresh off one of the greatest runs in poker history… Wal-Mart is in trouble over faulty and dangerous poker tables that they’ve been selling… Daniel Negreanu recently received yet another big award in his poker career. Find out more about Negreanu’s award along with the other big stories in the Weekly Flop! Niklas Heinecker earns over $10.7 Million in Seven Months Over the course of poker history, there have been some incredible runs. Erik Seidel and Gus Hansen in early 2011, Viktor Blom in early 2013, and Daniel Negreanu in the middle of 2013 are a few …
Just before 2013 came to a close, the RakeTheRake facebook page gained over 10,000 Likes. So to celebrate and say thanks, we’re holding a very special freeroll this month. On Saturday 25th January, 15.00 (EST), PokerStars will be hosting our celebratory RakeTheRake 10,000 Likes Freeroll where the winner will receive a seat for this year’s World Series of Poker in Las Vegas!
Las Vegas cab driver Gerardo Gamboa was recently faced with a very unique situation: should he keep $300,000 that was left behind by a customer, or should he get the money back to its rightful owner. Gamboa chose the latter path and has proven to be one of the biggest angels in Sin City. This touching story began unfolding when a poker player left a brown bag in Gamboa’s cab after getting a ride from the Cosmopolitan to Palms Place. The cabbie initially thought nothing of it and figured that maybe the poker player left chocolates as an extra tip. …
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