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Patrik Antonius on why he can’t get into High Stakes Poker Games

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It used to be that when one thought of high stakes poker games, Patrik Antonius was one of the first players who came to mind. After all, the Finnish pro was not only a regular on High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark, but he also played in the ‘Big Game’ at Bobby’s Room and dominated the online tables too. Well, the latter is still true since Antonius added another $1.6 million to his online poker profits last year. However, he’s had a lot of trouble getting anywhere near the biggest live cash games. So what gives? Are other players …

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Weekly Flop: Antonius still Crushing, Poker Sleaze, Argentina & Mexico Booms

Patrik Antonius is proving to be a model of longevity in online poker after reaching another huge milestone in his career….Is poker truly sleazy? A recent mainstream piece dives into the game to uncover what being a poker pro is really about….Argentina and Mexico aren’t your typical poker hotbeds. However, insider looks show that the game is definitely growing in these countries. Find out more on these stories in this edition of the Weekly Flop. Patrik Antonius up over $17 Million at Full Tilt Just last month we discussed how Dan ‘jungleman12’ Cates boosted his career Full Tilt Poker profits …

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Weekly Flop: Eavesdropping Ivey, Antonius Still Rising, Bilzerian Breaks Girl’s Foot

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Janice Griffith RakeTheRakeThanks to his bracelet prop bets and stellar play, Phil Ivey has always been an exciting player at the WSOP. But will we be seeing less of him?…For the third straight week, Patrik Antonius continues to destroy his high stakes competition…Dan Bilzerian may very well be facing a big lawsuit after tossing a porn star off a roof and breaking her foot. Porn stars, lawsuits, Ivey rumors – let’s check out this edition of the Weekly Flop!

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Dan Cates Details Journey to Becoming an Online Poker Phenom

“I was making so much money that I thought, ‘why the f*ck should I continue anyways.”Dan Cates RakeTheRake

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Weekly Flop: Dwan Denies $25m Pot, Raymer Seeks Investors, $2m Tourney Cancelled

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Tom DwanIf the story of Tom Dwan winning a $25 million pot in Macau sounds too good to be true, that’s because it is… Greg Raymer has the attention of backers everywhere after announcing a big staking deal… Cheating was so rampant at the Borgata Winter Open that they had to cancel a $2 million guaranteed tournament. Find out more about the hottest poker stories in the Weekly Flop…

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Anybody can play their way onto PKR TV

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The majority of amateur poker players will never have an opportunity to play on television. Most TV face time goes to established and well-recognized pros like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Phil Hellmuth and Vanessa Selbst. However, this isn’t to say that amateurs have no chance of appearing on poker TV – especially if they play at PKR. After all, PKR broadcasts the best moments from their biggest tournaments through the PKR TV YouTube channel. And what’s great is that the action is presented by a very entertaining four-person team that includes host Dan Grant, poker babe Rachael Downie, Vladimir ‘Beyne’ …

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The BIG ONE for ONE DROP: Huge $1million Buy-in Tournament

The World Series of Poker has announced an astonishing $1,000,000 buy-in tournament that will take place on the 1st July at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas! Not only will this gigantic poker event see the first ever Platinum WSOP Bracelet awarded to the winner, the tournament will donate $111,111 (11.1%) from every single buy-in to the charity ONE DROP – this means that if the 48 player* cap is reached, over $5 million will be raised! ONE DROP is a non-governmental organisation established in Montreal, Canada by Guy Lamberté (founder of Cirque du Soleil). One Drop’s aim …

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Party Poker Premier League V Lineup Set

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One of the world’s biggest televised poker events has filled out its lineup, and it’s an impressive set of players indeed. Those who have paid the $125,000 buy-in and are guaranteed to compete in Party Poker Premier League V include the following: – Tom “durrrr” Dwan (Holder of Durrrr Challenges, $2.4m in career online poker profits) – Tony G (Famous TV and live high stakes player, $4.7m in poker tournament winnings) – Vanessa Selbst (ranks second all-time among women with $4.9m in tourney winnings) – Sam Trickett (One of world’s top high stakes cash game pros, ranks 1st among UK …

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Top 10 Online Poker Winners of All-Time

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If you’re the jealous type, perhaps it’s best that you avoid checking out this top 10 list of online poker winners. As for everybody else, here is a look at some players who’ve found incredible success while playing internet poker. 1. Phil Ivey – There are plenty of reasons why Ivey is considered the best all-around poker player in the game, and a major reason is because of his online prowess. In fact, he’s earned over $19.2 million, which is well over $7 million than the next highest player. And just imagine how much rakeback he has hauled in! 2. …

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Full Tilt Poker Announce Onyx Cup Series

Full Tilt Poker Onyx Cup Series is a six event series that will feature buy-ins ranging from $100,000 to $300,000. The tour aims to find the best poker player in the world and will boast a total prize pool estimated at $30M. The news, which broke on Monday, detailed the inception of the Onyx Cup Series and featured additional introductions by Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Tom Dwan, Gus Hansen and Erik Seidel. The first five events of which will be preliminaries, followed by the sixth Grand Finale event with a $250,000 buy-in. With the tournaments scheduled to be held across …

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