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PokerStars Rakeback Refusal Causes Joe Cada and Stars to Split

26 year old poker pro Joe Cada, who has won over $10 million from live tournament poker, recently chucked in his PokerStars Pro Team towel following a refused request that the room pay him 100% rakeback. Joe Cada was signed to PokerStars after he won the 2009 WSOP Main Event, taking $8.5 million. Since then he’s performed consistently in live tournament poker. His most recent success came at this year’s World Series of Poker, where Cada took down event #32 – the $10k No Limit Six-Handed for $670,041. But shortly after this latest live tourney cash, PokerStars and Joe Cada …

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Contributed Rake and its Effect on Rakeback

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While the ideal poker playing style may change from table to table, many players advocate a loose-aggressive (LAG) style. By playing LAG, you’re able to steal more small pots and blinds that will go a long way towards increasing your overall win rate. Another good reason for employing a LAG playing style is that you’ll earn a lot more rakeback from online poker sites with contributed rake models. Taking this into account, let’s look at how contributed rake works and how you can earn more rakeback through this method. How Contributed Rake works In direct opposition to the dealt rake …

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PokerStars changes VIP Program to benefit Players

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Those of you who are currently PokerStars members – or just thinking of signing up – will be interested to know that the world’s largest online poker site has changed their VIP bonus system to favor players. From now until the foreseeable future, players will be able to release their cash bonuses much quicker than in the past. The new rate of exchange is outlined below. Bronze Players – Exchange 1,000 FPPs for every $10, released 60% faster than before. Silver Players – Exchange 2,250 FPPs for every $25, 50% quicker than before. Gold Players – Trade in 6,250 FPPs …

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Rafael Nadal joins PokerStars!

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Olympic gold medallist and multiple Grand Slam tennis champion  Rafael Nadal has joined PokerStars, lending his support to the world’s largest online poker site and inviting sports fans to join him in playing the popular game of poker. Known globally for his fierce competitive spirit, the 26-year-old Spanish superstar is keen to learn the game of poker. Through mentorship with PokerStars pros and playing online, Rafa will draw on many of the skills he uses to such great effect on the tennis court to improve his game one step at a time. “It’s no secret that I love to compete …

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PokerStars officially launch Zoom Poker!

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Yesterday (15th May) PokerStars officially launched Zoom Poker – the new super-fast way to play poker for those players who want an action-packed poker game without the wait. The official launch included the release of Zoom for Mobile on the Android platform. PokerStars.com, PokerStars.eu, and PokerStars.net players can now all get the fun of Zoom on their Android devices. Instead of players choosing a different table, Zoom Poker works by allowing players to join a ‘pool’ or ‘group’ according to their chosen game  – be it Omaha, Hold ‘em etc. – and the action plays out like a traditional ring …

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PokerStars’ Big Cash Bonus for all Reloaders!

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Looking for a quick and easy way to boost your bankroll this spring? Between now and the end of May, PokerStars are exclusively offering all UK and Ireland PokerStars players a big reload bonus of 50% up to $250 when they reload their account! If you’re new to PokerStars then simply sign up through RakeTheRake for the best rakeback deal. Once you’re all signed up you should automatically get a free download of the PokerStars software. Players can deposit just $10 to qualify for this offer, but if you deposit $500 you’ll receive the full $250 bonus! Once you’ve made …

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PokerStars Sixth Anniversary Sunday Million offers $6.7m

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In celebration of their sixth anniversary, PokerStars held a Sunday Million tournament for the ages, guaranteeing $6 million! The actual prize pool ended up being $6,746,000 as 33,732 players anteed up the $215 buy-in, and $1,064,737 was set aside for first place. With such a huge prize pool on the line, it’s no surprise that many of the PokerStars players turned out for this event. Some of the pros who fared well in the sixth anniversary Sunday Million tourney included Leo Fernandez (789th), Joao “jomane” Nunes (933rd), Chad Brown (1,500th), Martin Hruby (3,355th), Fredy “sirfreddy83” Torres (3,997th) and Randy “nanonoko” …

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A short film on PokerStars Team: Online member Tyler ‘Frosty012’ Frost

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In a new short documentary film Tyler ‘Frosty012’ Frost – a member of Team PokerStars: Online – talks about the importance of strking a balance between playing poker for a living and having a full and satisfying social life. Tyler Frost is from Vancouver, Canada; and he graduated with a BA (majoring in Political Science with a minor in Economics) from the University of British Columbia. Frost originally started playing poker to pay for his college tuition, but after earning $30,000 in his first summer alone, he decided to pursue it further after leaving school. Tyler sees poker as a …

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PokerStars Micro Tournament Series: $5 million guaranteed!

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PokerStars has announced MicroMillions, and promises it will be the most inclusive and affordable online poker tournament series yet, catering for poker players of all stakes and ability levels – so whether you’ve only just started to learn poker or you fancy yourself a seasoned pro, you’ll be completely at home playing MicroMillions. The series will feature 100 events from 15th – 25th March, and offers $5 million in tournament guarantees! This micro series is targeted at micro-stakes and recreational players, but with prizes big enough to entice players of all skill levels. Micro Millions has buy-ins starting from just …

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PokerStars MicroMillions running in March

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PokerStars is well known for running the world’s largest online poker tournament series such as the WCOOP and SCOOP. Interestingly enough, they’ll also be recognized for the offering the world’s largest little poker tournament series in the MicroMillions. The most noteworthy element of the PokerStars MicroMillions is that it will give players the opportunity to play for huge prize pools without spending a lot of money. For example, the MicroMillions Main Event features a $1 million guaranteed prize pool, yet the buy-in will only be $22. In all, there will be $5 million in guaranteed money offered over the course …

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