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Weekly Flop: Colman Rethinks Hellmuth Statements | Canseco Loses Finger | Macau Not Crazy

Dan Colman

Dan Colman let the poker world know about his negative opinion regarding the “spineless” Phil Hellmuth. But he recently added a toned-down version of his rant against the Poker Brat…

Why is former baseball star Jose Canseco stealing poker headlines? Because he can’t seem to keep his fingers attached…

Still think Macau is full of loose billionaire fish and endless dead money? Dutch poker pro Jorn Walthaus recently explained the reality of Macau’s high stakes scene, which you can read about in the Weekly Flop.

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Carbon Poker adding $10,000 to $10K Dollar Frenzy

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Playing in big poker tournaments already presents a great opportunity to make money. But this is even more the case when an online poker room adds lots of FREE money to a big tourney! Speaking of which, Carbon Poker are adding $10,000 to their upcoming $10K Dollar Frenzy tournament, which takes place on January 26th, 2014. The buy-in is just $1, so if 10,000 players bought into this event, the total prize pool would be $20,000. This essentially means that you would be getting 200% value on your buy-in. Below you can see a full list of details from the …

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Play in the $1.25m iPOPS Event from Nov. 16th-Dec. 1st

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Attention Betfair, Everest Poker, Genting, Paddy Power, Titan Poker, William Hill and Winner Poker players: the iPoker network is holding a massive $1.25 million tournament series from November 16th – December 1st, 2013. This is the fifth installment of the iPoker Online Poker Series (iPOPS), and it’ll feature a very nice mix of ‘Mini’ and ‘Major’ events. The iPOPS prize pools will range from $5,000 to $400,000, while buy-ins vary from $1.10 to $350. The latter aspect is nice because low buy-ins featured in the Mini tournaments ensure that anybody can compete for big prize money. There are also going …

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Sam Trickett wins Party Poker’s Old Trafford Tournament

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Sam Trickett is used to playing in the world’s biggest poker tournaments, including the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop last year. But recently, Trickett found a £250 buy-in tourney that he just couldn’t resist. The Brit played in the Road to Old Trafford event, which was held at Manchester United’s legendary stadium. He was pitted against 168 other players, including UK football legends Quinton Fortune, Bryan Robson, Norman Whiteside and Dwight Yorke. With a number of footballers and amateurs involved, it’s not a huge surprise that Sam Trickett emerged victorious. The 27-year-old’s prize was £10,000, which is …

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PokerStars Tourney attracts Record 225,000 Players – $0.02/$0.05 Grinder wins $104k

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As if PokerStars hasn’t already broken enough records within the online poker industry, they recently broke another mark. PokerStars held a $1 buy-in, $300,000 guaranteed tournament in hopes of smashing their own record for the largest tourney in history. The old mark was 200,000 grinders, which happened in…

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Win a 2013 Caribbean Poker Tour Package for only €0.88

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Playing in a major live poker tournament is fun no matter where it’s held. However, live tourneys are especially nice when they’re held in a beautiful tropical destination. Caribbean Poker Tour organizers understand this better than anybody since they’re holding events in Punta Cana and St. Maarten – two breathtaking paradises!

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Become King of the Hill at Sky Poker

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It’s good to be king – especially when the king earns hundreds of pounds from Sky Poker every night!

This May, Sky Poker is holding a ‘King of the Hill’ tournament nightly at…

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Everest Poker running $8m worth of Monthly Tournaments!

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As a poker tournament player, it pays to grind at sites where you have access to a wide range of cash-filled events. This being said, Everest Poker is a great room to play at because they offer $8 million in monthly tournament cash. You can find lots of big tourneys every day at Everest just by visiting the “Scheduled” > “All” buttons in their software. There are also plenty of huge weekly events, as you can see below (all times GMT): Sunday $200,000 Guaranteed – $200 + $15 buy-in, runs at 18:00 Monday $40,000 GP High Roller – $500 + …

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ACR’s Mini Online Super Series Perfect for Low Stakes Players

While plenty of online poker rooms run big tournament series, many low stakes grinders feel left out of the equation because buy-ins are too big. Fortunately, this isn’t a problem with the mini Online Super Series at Americas Cardroom because the buy-ins are super cheap, yet the prize pools are huge! More specifically, the buy-ins range from $0.10 to $2, and prize pools run from $1,000 to $10,000. You can also collect bounties on top-flight ACR pros and participate in a leaderboard competition too. Assuming you’re interested in the mini Online Super Series (mOSS), which runs from November 15th–19th, you …

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Vanessa Selbst wins another WSOP Bracelet – Best Female Player Ever?

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Vanessa Selbst is already one of the greatest female poker players of all-time. For evidence of this fact, you need only consider that she’s accomplished the following by age 27: $5,375,182 in live poker tournament winnings 2010 Partouche Poker Tour Main Event winner Two NAPT titles As you can see, her status among the best female players ever has definitely been cemented. However, Selbst recently added to her illustrious career by winning yet another huge WSOP tournament. That said, let’s take a look at what led up to her big win. Mixed Game Master Pitted against some of the world’s …

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