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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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PKR Forum Members receiving Lots of Freeroll Seats

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One thing that really makes PKR stand out from other online poker rooms is their strong commitment to creating a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Not only does PKR provide players with numerous options when creating avatars, but they also offer a forum where members can discuss anything from poker strategy to politics. At this point, you may be thinking that the PKR Forums sounds great, but it’s not really worth your time to join another forum. However, the truth is that if you were ever going to join a poker community, this is THE forum to sign up for. The …

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Grilling Greg – RakeTheRake talk to Cake Poker EPO2012 Qualifier

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Amongst the pro poker players from the UK and abroad, a few lucky Cake Poker players bagged themselves a seat for this year’s EPO through Cake Poker’s series of online qualifiers for English Poker Open Main Event Seat Packages. We grabbed Greg – A Caker from the US who made the trip over to London – just after the EPO for a good old chinwag. Greg tells us about how he made it to the EPO, and his highlights of the whole crazy experience…   RTR: So, you played the English Poker Open 2012  – sponsored by RakeTheRake – and …

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Micro Stakes Player wins $1 Million in PokerStars WCOOP

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There are countless low stakes grinders around the world who dream of winning big in poker one day. And now these players have somebody to idolize after a lightly-regarded Russian named “maratik” won the PokerStars 2012 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Main Event along with $1,000,907. Rags to Riches Normally maratik only plays SNG’s where buy-ins are $3 or less, which is why it was puzzling that he topped a $5,200 buy-in tournament. But he used 40 FPP’s to enter a turbo satellite free of charge; the Russian eventually won a WCOOP Main Event seat through this satellite and …

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Play in Ladbrokes Exclusive Gadget Chase through RakeTheRake

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One of the great things about signing up at online poker rooms through RakeTheRake is that you get to participate in exclusive events. And a great example of this is the Ladbrokes Exclusive Gadget Chase that’s running from now until October 31st, 2012. If you’re interested in winning a MacBook, iPhone or Amazon Kindle, you should check out the following info on this promotion. Getting Started The first thing you need to do to participate in the Gadget Chase is sign up at Ladbrokes – provided you’re not already a member of course. Assuming you make a deposit as a …

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