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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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Bodog hoping Jay Tan will continue appealing to Asia

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PKR is offering the Ultimate WSOP Experience

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To many players, the WSOP is about much more than just playing for huge prize pools and trying to get rich. It’s also about experiencing Sin City in its full glory by staying in luxury hotel suites and partying hard. Unfortunately, most online poker rooms don’t recognize this dream since their prize packages mainly consist of a tournament seat and budget hotel stay. And while this might get you into a WSOP tourney, it’s not going to offer quite the thrills that you’re envisioning. That said, PKR separate themselves from the pack by offering $4,500 packages that prioritize the Las …

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Carbon Poker holding $25k Poker Maximus Freeroll Giveaway

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Just a month and a half ago, the Poker Maximus IV series paid out $1.3 million across dozens of tournaments. The final day was definitely impressive since it featured four main events where a collective $330,000 was delivered. And ‘jakey541′ was the biggest winner on this day as he took down the $125k Guaranteed High Roller along with $30,500. What’s great is that Carbon Poker is already gearing up for Poker Maximus V, which is set to take place in May. No exact figures have been released on how much money will be offered, but it’s a good bet that …

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Bovada offering $6.6k Packages to Anonymous Poker Series Finale

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In March, Bovada Poker launched the “Anonymous Poker Series,” which is a hybrid online/live tournament series that’s designed to celebrate Bovada’s Recreational Player Model. The Anonymous Poker Series will culminate in a $100,000 Guaranteed APS Live Finale in Manila, Philippines on January 14th, 2014. One thing that’s worth mentioning right away is how the Live Finale will feature an exclusive, limited player base. So the chances of walking away with one of the huge payouts are fairly good when compared to most tournaments. Here’s a quick look at the payouts from this tourney: 1st place – $45,000 2nd place – …

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PokerStars MicroMillions IV pays out over $9.5 Million

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It seems like every tournament series that PokerStars holds turns out to be some huge, record-breaking event. And MicroMillions IV was certainly no different in this regard because it smashed records and paid out $9,588,892. The most impressive mark involved 1,572,760 players buying into the 100 MicroMillions IV tournaments. This easily tops the old record, which saw 1,308,994 players enter MicroMillions III. Another important mark that MicroMillions IV broke was the most players to enter the Main Event. 68,081 players bought into this year’s ME, which created a $1,361,620 prize pool. The previous record came from MicroMillions II, where 65,053 …

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$4m Pokerfest III is coming to Party Poker

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In just a few weeks, Party Poker are bringing back their flagship tournament series, Pokerfest III. This event will run from April 21st-May 5th and offer $4 million in guaranteed money. And the highlight of Pokerfest III will no doubt be the Main Event, which is going to offer $1.5 million guaranteed! This series will feature 64 tournaments in all, with 4-6 tourneys running every day. We’ll refrain from releasing the entire schedule here because that’d get pretty lengthy. However, you can see the bigger Pokerfest III tournaments below (all times CET): April 21st at 19:30 – $350,000 NL Hold’em, …

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Black Chip Poker running $10k April SNG Race

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Online poker cash races are always fun because they give frequent players a chance to compete for huge prizes. Unfortunately, the problem with these races is that cash players have an advantage since it’s easier to generate rake by playing lots of hands per hour. Going further, sit and go specialists don’t really have much of an opportunity to win. This being said, Black Chip Poker have chosen to hold a contest that’s solely dedicated to SNG players. This $10,000 SNG Race will run from now until April 30th, and first place is guaranteed $1,500. But even if you don’t …

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US-Friendly Bovada Poker running Two Monthly $7.5k Freerolls

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It’s pretty hard to build a bankroll by playing puny $100 and $200 freerolls – especially when thousands of players are involved. That said, Bovada Poker isn’t one for tiny freerolls because they run $7,500 free poker tournaments on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Seeing as how there’s so much cash in these freerolls, you could earn a huge payout just by final tabling a $7.5k tourney. The top 20% of the field cashes while first place will earn $1,000! What’s nice is that there are a variety of ways to get into these freerolls, and you …

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3 Online Poker Sites that are Recreational Player-Friendly

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For years, the online poker ecosystem saw sharks and fish dispersed relatively evenly throughout various stakes. And this naturally-formed model worked well for years as poker sites and professional grinders profited off new and unskilled beginners. However, online poker rooms have begun to see their profits taper off in recent times since new players aren’t sticking around like they used to. The primary blame has been directed at multi-tabling regulars as well as bum hunters, who refuse to click an open seat unless they have an edge. And while professionals do provide benefits to the poker community, they’re often believed …

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