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“PlayinWasted” wins 2013 PokerStars WCOOP Main Event and $1.5m

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The 2013 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) came to an exciting conclusion with a massive $10.6 million Main Event. 2,133 players either bought or won their $5,200 WCOOP Main Event seat, which created a $10,665,000 prize pool. The money bubble burst on Day 2, with the top 243 players all securing at least a $12,798 payout. Some of the big names who shared in the wealth included Jens ‘Jeans89’ Kyllönen (47th, $26,662), Caio Pimenta (43rd, $29,862), Jason ‘TheMasterJ33’ DeWitt (27th, $39,460), Chris ‘SLOPPYKLOD’ Klodnicki (21st, $39,460) and Jon ‘PearlJammer’ Turner (15th, $56,524). When the 9-player final table was formed, …

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Affiliates and Referalls – Increase your poker earnings with RakeTheRake!

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Online poker players are often looking for ways to boost their bankrolls and supplement their poker incomes. RakeTheRake allows players to do just that without even playing poker, providing a way to make extra poker cash with no risk whatsoever! RakeTheRake offers great affiliate and referrals schemes, providing rakeback players with two different ways to supplement their poker income. Email your poker friends! It really couldn’t be any simpler to supplement your poker income; all you have to do is refer by email anybody that you know that you think might be interested in playing poker with a top rakeback …

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Limit Hold’em Rakeback – Does it pay much?

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Many online poker players realize that they can earn lots of money back through a rakeback deal. This is especially true in no-limit hold’em cash games, where pots grow really large (depending on stakes), and rake fees get pretty high. But what about rakeback in limit hold’em games? Is it even worth your time to seek out these deals when you play limit hold’em? We’ll cover this subject in more depth below and explain what you can expect to earn from rakeback as a limit player. Doing the Maths If you were to look at both a limit and no-limit …

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Play Americas Cardroom’s huge Bad Beat Jackpot for less

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Lots of online poker players love competing for bad beat jackpots at Americas Cardroom because these offer the chance to instantly earn a life-changing sum of money. “NUTTYNUTS30” learned this fact just a few weeks ago after losing with quad jacks and receiving over $86,000 from a bad beat jackpot; the hand winner – “Ve6960” – was paid over $57,000. Seeing as you can win a massive amount of money through an ACR (Americas Cardroom) bad beat jackpot, it’s worth mentioning that they’ve lowered the rake required to qualify for jackpots. Below is a quick look at the lowered rake …

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Win an 888poker WSOP Package for just $1.10!

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We’re now just two months away from the start of the world’s largest live poker event, which means that plenty of sites will be offering WSOP prize packages. 888poker is yet another site that’s giving online poker players the opportunity to play in the Main Event, which offered a $64.5 million prize pool last year. What really stands out about 888poker‘s prize packages is that they’re worth $15,500; and given that most Main Event prize packages are worth around $12k, 888poker are adding a lot of extra value. Here’s a look at what you get from 888poker’s $15.5k packages: $10,000 Main …

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Sign up for your Skrill account at RakeTheRake and get $10 free!

RaketheRake have teamed up with Skrill (Moneybookers) to offer all our rakeback players $10 when they sign up for their first Skrill account. Get your free $10 when you open a free Skrill account and deposit directly to virtually any poker room via Skrill, or when you upload funds to your Skrill Account. You’ll get your free $10 the following business day after your first deposit! This offer is available to all RaketheRake players, so spread the wealth when you refer your poker friends to RaketheRake so that they can get their free $10 too. Not only will they be …

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Everleaf Gaming forced to pull out of US and French Markets

Everleaf Gaming, a network of independent online cardrooms, has been forced to amend its conditions – to which players have had to agree to before seeing the cashier or player admin areas. Online poker players in Malta were already restricted from using Everleaf Gaming, but the new amended conditions include France and the USA in the list of restricted countries. Term #18 of the new conditions states: “No person who is resident in Malta, France and USA may open an account, play, or in any other way participate in the ELG offerings and/or services” Yesterday ‘MintedNeil’ (Minted Poker Rep) posted …

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Party Poker Premier League V

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The Party Poker Premier League is back, which means online poker players once again have a chance to win prize packages to this event and appear on TV. Seven of the prize packages are worth $13k, and these cover the $10,450 seat for the televised Premier League Poker V, $1,350 in spending money and a four-night hotel stay in Vienna. Anybody who can make it through the playoffs will compete against 14 world-famous poker pros for a share of a $2 million prize pool. Of course, you could skip the playoffs altogether and go right to the finals by winning …

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Sands and Kelly Newest Members of Brunson 10

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The “Brunson 10” is getting a little closer to living up to its name after deciding on a seventh and eighth member.  For those of you who haven’t heard of this elite group, the Brunson 10 is Doyle Brunson’s group of players who represent the poker room that carries his namesake in Doyles Room.  All of the players Brunson has picked so far are some of the best, young online poker players in the industry. Getting back to the new mystery members, Brunson chose four of the world’s best internet poker players before the beginning of the WSOP with Dan …

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ESPN will air 2010 WSOP starting on July 27th

Posted on by RTR Rachel

If you’re tired of listening to Lon McEachern and Norman Chad ramble on about the 2009 WSOP, then don’t worry because ESPN will be airing new episodes starting on July 27th.  The 2010 installment of the world’s largest casino poker event will begin running at 8pm ET on the 27th with the $50,000 Player’s Championship.  If you followed the Player’s Championship this year through poker news, then you already know that Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi won this poker tournament and the $1.56 million prize.  But now you have a chance to see the tournament on TV! Besides the Player’s Championship, …

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