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WSOP Champion Jerry Yang discusses Tax Troubles

Posted on by RTR Dave

When Jerry Yang won the 2007 WSOP Main Event along with $8.25 million, it literally seemed like his prayers had been answered. After all, Yang is notorious for pleading with God to help him out with every big hand during the 2007 ME. But perhaps the poker champ has missed a few too many days of church lately since the Internal Revenue Service is coming after him for hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes. The IRS has already seized his Main Event gold bracelet along with a number of expensive watches, gold necklaces and a piece of property. …

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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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New RPM Poker Promotions in January

If you want to ring in the New Year right, RPM Poker is a great place to do so since they’re offering several big promotions in January. Getting right into the new RPM Poker promotions, Knowledge January gives players the opportunity to win a free poker training membership at SharkScope and/or LeggoPoker. You must opt-in to play for free poker training at both of these sites, and the SharkScope membership requires that you play 750 SNG’s with $2.20 buy-ins or more. As for the LeggoPoker membership, you need to play 15,000 real money poker hands (any stakes) throughout January. Players …

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Poker Heaven Rakeback and Free Gifts

While Christmas has been over for quite a few days now, you can still get plenty of free gifts at Poker Heaven via their “January Sales” promotion, which runs throughout both January and February. Some of the prizes you can win in January Sales include cash, iPods, iPads, Beats headphones, Xbox 360’s and more. To get started on your way towards winning these prizes, you need to log into the PlayerZone, and click the “Activate Offer” button under the prize you want. After doing this, it’s simply a matter of hitting the poker tables and earning the required amount of …

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PokerStars has New Time Poker Tournaments

For decades, poker tournaments have worked like this: players compete while blind levels increase, and the winner is whoever collects all of the poker chips in the end. But PokerStars is changing the whole tournament scene with their brand new Time Tourneys. Instead of operating based on blind levels – where tournament blinds increase to 100, 200, etc. – Time Tourneys end when a preset time limit is up. Whenever the time limit runs out, the player with the most poker chips is declared the winner, and the total prize pool is divided among all remaining players. As for the …

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Highest Party Poker Rakeback at RakeTheRake

Party Poker is already one of the top sites to play at due to the huge poker tournaments they hold, and constant influx of new and exciting promotions. But Party Poker becomes an even better place to play when you consider that anybody who signs up for this room via RakeTheRake will receive a 50% rakeback deal. To illustrate how important the big Party Poker rakeback deal is, consider that if you bought into a $100 + $10 poker tournament, the buy-in would be reduced to $100 + $5 with the 50% rakeback. Assuming you play poker a lot, this …

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Party Poker running Play Less, Win More in March

Posted on by RTR Rachel

Throughout March, Party Poker is running yet another great deal that appeals to free poker tournament lovers. The promotion is called “Play Less, Win More,” and it offers players the unique combination of being able to pick a goal and play towards the prizes. To show how this works, here is a look at the easiest path you can take towards prizes: Prize Level 1 – 5 Party Points earns you a $500 freeroll entry – 4 Party Points earns you a $750 freeroll entry – 3 Party Points earns you a $1,000 freeroll entry – 2 Party Points earns …

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Everest Poker has Prize Packages for Live €1,000,000 Event

Even if you favor online poker 100% over casino poker, you have to admit that it would be great to play in a land-based tournament where €1,000,000 is on the line. You especially have to admit that it would be great to play poker for this amount totally free of charge! But who would give you a free shot at a €1,000,000 prize pool? Well if you read the title of this poker news, then you’ve probably guessed that Everest Poker is who since they’re currently giving away $9,000 prize packages for their own Everest Poker One tournament. If you …

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PlayersOnly Poker offering $35k in Snakes and Ladders

Did you ever play the game Snakes and Ladders as a kid? If not, who cares because the important thing is that PlayersOnly Poker is giving away $35,000 each month through their Snakes and Ladders promotion. And it’s interesting that PlayersOnly is giving away $35k in cash each month because they also offer 35% rakeback deals. Getting back to the promo, Snakes and Ladders works somewhat like the actual board game in that players earn VIP points throughout the month so they can “roll the dice.” And it’s definitely to your advantage to earn as many rolls as possible because …

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Carbon Poker changing Software and VIP Program – Rakeback still 35%

Carbon Poker has just revealed that their website will undergo a complete overhaul in March. In addition to this, they’ll also be changing their VIP program to provide even more prizes for online poker players. While the changes aren’t specific for the poker software or website, Carbon did send out an email to its affiliates that read, “The redesign includes an all-new logo, site, and VIP program, among many other things, and will resolve a number of limitations the old site had while giving us a number of key strengths to work with going forward.” If you’re scared that Carbon …

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