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Chris Moorman closes in on $10m in Online Poker Winnings

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Chris MoormanWhile there are lots of great online poker tournament players out there, none are quite as good as Chris ‘Moorman1’ Moorman. The Brit has had an illustrious online career that includes numerous tournament titles, amazing records and lots of winnings…

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Poker Maximus IV pays $330k on Last Day

The wildly-popular online poker tournament series “Poker Maximus IV” recently came to an exciting conclusion as $330,000 was paid out on the final day. This $330k amount was spread out across four Main Events, which gave both low and high stakes players a chance to compete for huge prizes. If you’re interested in seeing who won big, you can check out tournament recaps below. Also, don’t forget to sign up at Carbon Poker if you want to get involved in Poker Maximus V, which should be announced within the next couple of months. $125,000 Guaranteed Main Event (Regular) 1,300 players …

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PokerStars MicroMillions running in March

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PokerStars is well known for running the world’s largest online poker tournament series such as the WCOOP and SCOOP. Interestingly enough, they’ll also be recognized for the offering the world’s largest little poker tournament series in the MicroMillions. The most noteworthy element of the PokerStars MicroMillions is that it will give players the opportunity to play for huge prize pools without spending a lot of money. For example, the MicroMillions Main Event features a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, yet the buy-in will only be $22. In all, there will be $5 million in guaranteed money offered over the course …

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Kyle Weir: Unemployed to Millionaire at PokerStars

One of the great things about online poker is that it has the potential to turn players into millionaires overnight. Kyle “First-Eagle” Weir recently found this out after winning the largest poker tournament in history at PokerStars. The tournament in question was the PokerStars 10th Anniversary Sunday Million, and 62,116 players paid the $215 buy-in to create a record $12,423,200 prize pool. Weir managed to navigate his way through the massive field of players, and on towards a $1,146,574 payday. Obviously the money is impressive here, but what’s especially interesting about Weir’s win is the fact that the Toronto, Canada …

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Monte Carlo IPPA offers Highest Ever Buy-in at $250,000

Most players consider casino poker events with $10,000 buy-ins to be in the high stakes range.  But the International Poker Players Association Championship event in Monte Carlo will blow these opinions away since it will be a $250,000 buy-in poker tournament.  The No-Limit Hold’em Shootout event, which happens in Monte Carlo on December 2nd, is going to offer a $12 million prize pool where the winner will earn $5 million. The IPPA Championship buy-in of $250,000 is the highest ever out of any land-based or online poker tournament.  Now you might think this buy-in would scare off many poker players, …

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Phil Ivey wins 8th Bracelet; doesn’t realize he won $329k

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By the time the average person makes $329,780, they will have spent over a decade at a dead-end job, went through two minivans, and have spent countless hours worrying about whether or not they can still afford satellite TV.  Full Tilt Poker pro Phil Ivey, on the other hand, can earn $329,780 and not even realize it. Now this scenario might sound a little far-fetched, but this actually happened to Ivey in a $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. poker tournament.  Ivey was fresh off making poker news by winning his 8th WSOP bracelet, which ties him with Erik Seidel for fifth on the …

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Hollywood Poker offering Croatian Poker Series Prize Packages

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If you’re tired of the same old WSOP, Grosvenor, and WPT prize packages that online poker sites offer, you should strongly consider playing at Hollywood Poker.  That’s because Hollywood Poker is offering people the chance to win prize packages for the 2010 Croatian Poker Series Main Event.  Beginning on August 20th, the Croatian Poker Series will be held in beautiful Podstrana, which is on the coast of the Adriatic Sea.  The Main Event poker tournament will offer a €350,000 guaranteed prize pool that will make your stay in Podstrana even nicer.  You can book your ticket to the Main Event …

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