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Weekly Flop: Tony G to change Lithuania, Merson close to Big One, Tzvetkoff to go free?

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Tony G triumphantly won a seat in the European Parliament. And now he’ll have a chance to shape his home country of Lithuania…Greg Merson’s name will likely be added to the list of Big One for One Drop participants since he’s almost reached the $1 million buy-in…Black Friday narc Daniel Tzvetkoff might soon be celebrating two wins in a row. His life story is being made into a movie, and his lawyer is making a solid case to help him avoid more jail time. See more on this week’s hottest poker stories in the Weekly Flop. Tony G looking to …

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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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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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Fortune Poker offering 2013 WSOP Prize Packages

We’ve still got another five months until the 2013 WSOP Main Event takes place. However, it’s never too early to start planning your trip to Las Vegas – especially when this trip could be extremely cheap! Right now, Fortune Poker are offering players an opportunity to win €10,000 Main Event prize packages. Each package offers €2,100 in travel/spending money along with a $10,000 WSOP Main Event seat. What’s interesting about Fortune’s deal is that winners can also break their package down further and play in smaller side WSOP events. Whatever the case may be, keep in mind that the satellites …

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Greg Merson Wins WSOP 2012 Main Event!

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24 year old poker pro Greg Merson from Maryland became the 2012 World poker champion at 6 ‘o’ clock in the morning on Wednesday 31st October (Halloween!) following an almost record-breaking 18 hour long session at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. Not only did Merson take down the Main Event, he won the 2012 WSOP Player of the Year race too, edging out the legendary Phil Hellmuth! He fought his way through a total of 6,598 entrants in the fifth largest poker tournament the world has seen to take home the famous diamond encrusted gold and …

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Rakeback Pros on 2012 WSOP Main Event Final Table

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As you may have already heard, the 2012 WSOP Main Event final table has been decided, and nine lucky players will be competing for the $8.5 million top prize. Not surprisingly, a good portion of the “October Nine” comes from the online poker realm. The following players are normally used to grinding in cyberspace and taking advantage of the best rakeback deals to boost their earnings – but come October 28th, 2012 – they’ll be competing face to face with millions of dollars on the line. Andras Koroknai (currently second with 29.375 million chips) The first online poker pro we’d …

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