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Erik Seidel wins Most Expensive Poker Tournament Ever

Erik Seidel must have earned a lot of rakeback over the years to be able to afford the Aussie Millions Super High Roller Event’s $250,000 buy-in. And it turned out to be $250k well spent since Seidel recently won this poker tournament along with the AUD $2.5 million top prize. The $250,000 buy-in made this the most expensive tournament in poker history, thus helping the event live up to the Super High Roller title. 20 players bought into this tournament including many of poker’s biggest names such as Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan, Sam Trickett, John Juanda and Dan “jungleman12” Cates. …

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Canada’s Jonathan Duhamel Wins World Series of Poker 2010

Quebecer Jonathan Duhamel made history by becoming the first Canadian citizen to win the WSOP*, collecting a colossal $8,944,310! 23 –year-old Duhamel is a good friend of RakeTheRake and recently enjoyed a few bottles of sake in London with the RTR girls – who gave him a pep talk no doubt! Duhamel now has a bracelet to match that of his good friend Pascal Le Francois who won this year’s Event 8 and finished 11th in the Main Event. The runner up was RTR member John Racener who outlasted over 7,000 players over 4 months. Despite being defeated, self-taught Racener …

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Tyson Marks wins Record $2.28 Million Payout at PokerStars

If ever there was a reason to play online poker, then that reason came this week when Tyson “potterpoker” Marks won $2.28 million in the PokerStars’ WCOOP Main Event.  2,443 players either paid the $5,200 buy-in or earned their way in through satellites to play poker for the $10 million Main Event prize pool.  By the second day, most of these players were gone as only 271 people remained in this huge poker tournament.  When the final poker table rolled around, Tyson Marks had taken the lead and was in control.  Marks only increased the lead as he took plenty …

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