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Americas Cardroom’s Online Super Series 2 is Smashing Success!

Last month, Americas Cardroom ran the second installment of their Online Super Series. Dubbed “Online Super Series II,” this event featured 82 tournaments and $1 million in guaranteed cash. Interestingly enough, OSS II smashed the original guarantee to deliver $1,308,702 to players. Most of the 82 tourneys in this series either met the guarantee, or paid out far more than the stated amount. The average OSS II tournament featured a $16,000 prize pool, while $100k, $150k and $200k guaranteed events were throwing into the mix as well. After seeing his site deliver one of the most impressive tournament series in …

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Poker Heaven holding €8k “War of Roses” for SNG Players

If you’re a sit & go player who’s looking for a great opportunity to earn extra cash, then you should definitely check out Poker Heaven. From February 11th – 17th, 2013, Poker Heaven are holding an €8,000 “War of Roses” Sit & Go Leaderboard. Below are some more details on how you can win a share of the €8k prize pool. Earning Leaderboard Points To earn points towards the aforementioned leaderboard, you should look for SNG’s that are labeled “War of Roses” in the lobby. Each of these SNG’s is a single-table, full ring tournament with a €5 + €0.50 …

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Michael Mizrachi signs with Lock Poker

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Lock Poker signed yet another big-name player after inking a deal with Michael Mizrachi. As a member of the LockPro Elite team, Mizrachi will represent the world’s largest US-friendly online poker room at various live tournaments across the globe. It’s certainly not hard to see why Lock Poker would want “The Grinder” on their team. After all, Mizrachi has earned $14,324,079 in live tournaments, which ranks eighth on the all-time winnings list. Some of the notable accomplishments that helped The Grinder reach this impressive winnings total include the following: 2010 and 2012 WSOP $50k Players Championship winner; Mizrachi is the …

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Rakeback for Mobile Poker Players

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One of the biggest online poker trends lately involves players grinding through their iPads, iPhones and Androids. By playing poker through a mobile device, you gain a huge advantage in the convenience department. For example, if you were on a long airplane ride, you could play a few hundred poker hands to pass the time. The only problem with mobile poker is that only a handful of sites are offering wireless play. This being the case, many people wonder if they can still get rakeback by playing online poker through a mobile device. So it’s definitely worth discussing this matter …

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Triple Crown Winner Jake Cody signs with PokerStars

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It certainly didn’t take British poker pro Jake Cody long to find a new sponsor because, just two months after leaving PKR, PokerStars scooped up the triple crown winner. Cody’s signing was revealed in interesting fashion as Daniel Negreanu made the announcement right before Day 1b of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event. Following the deal, Cody said, “Team Pokerstars Pro is the holy grail of poker sponsorship. It has been a long-term goal for a while now and for it to finally happen feels like a dream come true.” Stars let a couple of UK players go last year …

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888Poker still running Daily $10k Freerolls

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Last month 888Poker began running an unprecedented deal as they offered $10,000 daily freerolls. And what’s nice is that they’re still running these huge daily free tournaments throughout January. Assuming you’d like multiple chances to play for $10k worth of free cash, here’s how you do it: Download 888Poker through RakeTheRake. Create an account and receive two $10k freeroll tickets. Make a deposit (optional) and get five more $10k freeroll seats along with a 100% up to $600 deposit bonus + £12 free. As can be seen, you don’t even need to make a deposit to take part in the …

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Americas Cardroom holding $5k Micro Stakes Race

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While online poker rake races are always fun and exciting, there’s just one problem with them: micro stakes players are usually left out of the equation. After all, mid and high stakes grinders generate the most rake, so naturally they’re going to win the biggest prizes too. This is what makes the new $5,000 rake race that Americas Cardroom is staging so unique because it’s solely dedicated to micro stakes players. Dubbed the “$5k Micro Race,” this event is running from now until January 27th, 2013 and will pay money out to the top 150 players. To participate in the …

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“MamaCoolJ” grabs Third Straight Victory in ACR’s The Beast

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Last summer, Americas Cardroom revolutionized the rake race concept through “The Beast.” This promotion is a monthly progressive rake race where the prizes grow along with the collective rake. For example, if the prize pool is $50,000, then 200 places will be paid and first place receives $4,875; assuming the prize pool hits $90,000, then 360 places get paid and first place earns $8,775. Amazingly, one lucky player has conquered The Beast cash race three straight times, which you can read about below. MamaCoolJ on Amazing Streak at ACR “MamaCoolJ” has become quite the star at Americas Cardroom after winning …

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Announcing £6,000 RakeTheRake King of Gamers Poker Pro-Am

Rake the Rake are pleased to announce they are running a fantastic new tournament for online poker players, specifically to find the ‘King of the Gamers’! Run over a five week period during January and February 2013, RakeTheRake in association with Pokerstars have put up a £6,000 prize fund to find the best poker player from the gaming community. As well as offering four freeroll qualifiers, each with their own £250 prize pot, gamers will battle it out for two seats each week in the grand finals where they will also pit their skills against former gamer turned poker professional …

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Cake Poker adds Instant Play Option, offering Triple Rewards

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For years, numerous players have been enjoying Cake Poker and the wide range of promotions offered at this site. Unfortunately, Mac players have been left out of the equation because Cake doesn’t offer any way for them to access the software. Luckily this has changed though because Cake recently added an Instant Play option, which allows grinders to play right through their browser. This benefits Mac users because they can now bypass the PC-only software download. Even PC players might be interested in taking advantage of the instant option since it requires no download – meaning there’s no software package …

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