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Event #33 Gets Underway: RakeTheRake Players Hungry for WSOP Victory

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IMG_8681The World Series of Poker 2014 has reached the halfway point of its 65 scheduled events, and today at midday Event #33 began with a team of RakeTheRake players ready to go up against a packed field players including pros like Greg Raymer for a huge cash prize…

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Team RakeTheRake hit Vegas for the WSOP 2014!

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We’re taking a team of poker players to the world’s most prestigious live poker event in the spiritual home of poker and gambling – the WSOP in Las Vegas! You might remember that we ran a rake promo between last October and the end of April this year, giving our players a chance to rake their way to an event seat at the 2014 World Series of Poker. This weekend we’re accompanying 10 players to Vegas to party, and play Event #33 No Limit Texas Hold‘em where our guys will compete for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Last year Chris …

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Uncle Broomcorn’s Odd Edge: News from the Fringes of Normality

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This time: Moose invasion, awesome names for your child, and masturbating with cucumbers! Moose Removed From Boise by State Officials Idaho State wildlife tranquilized a moose on Boise’s east side to move it to a more remote area away from city. Mike Keckler spokesman or the Idaho Department of Fish and Game said the moose – weighing over 400lb – has been living on the east side, but had recently started heading toward downtown and posed a potential threat to the people in the much more populated area of the city. Moose are large animals, and the area of Boise …

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3-Time Bracelet Winner Matt Matros Gives His Tips For WSOP Success

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You’d be hard-pressed to find a poker player with more recent WSOP success than Matt Matros. From 2010-2012, Matros won a gold bracelet in three straight WSOPs, becoming just the 10th player in history to accomplish this feat. These three victories alone gave him $948,206 in prize money. Taking all of this into account, it’s no surprise that the Washington Post reached out to Matros when they were looking for somebody to dispense some WSOP tips. And here’s a look at three of the best tips that the Yale University graduate has to offer. 1. Get a Backer Even the …

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Norwegian Study: Poker Poses Little Risk of Problem Gambling

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Formerly one of the world’s staunchest opponents of live poker, the Norwegian government are currently working towards legalizing the game. And they can do so with even more confidence now since a study out of Norway identifies poker as a low-risk activity. The University of Bergen conducted a survey of 10,000 people and discovered that poker is one of the safer gambling games available. Researchers found that 4.7% of the participants played online poker, and only 0.2% had wagered more than $4,600 over the past year. Online Poker ranks Extremely Low for Compulsive Gambling Using the Canadian Problem Gambling Index …

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PokerStars Milestone Promo Returns! $700k To Win Over 300m Hands!

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The most popular promotion in PokerStars history is back – the Milestone! This time around, PokerStars will pay out $600,000 over the next 299 million hands. The promo will reach its peak at hand number 300 million, where lucky players who are playing at the same time and stakes as the winner will share in $100,000. How does the Milestone Promo work? Participating in the Milestone is easy: you just need to be playing in real money cash games from now until all 300 million hands have been dealt. Note that Zoom Poker, SNGs and tournaments don’t count towards the …

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The 3 Real Reasons Guy Laliberté lost $26m at Full Tilt Poker

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Not long ago, Guy Laliberté did an interview with Le Journal de Québec where he discussed being “scammed” by high stakes players on Full Tilt Poker. The Cirque du Soleil owner had the following to say about his experience at Full Tilt: The story of Full Tilt is clear: I got scammed, squarely, by people I knew personally who used unfillted bank, paying no money. By dint of “All in” all the time, when it’s not your own money, and they printed money to play against me, and they put two, three …; I was stupid. Keep in mind that …

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Weekly Flop: Dutch dinged for $60k, Alligator Blood Movie, Poker Princess Probation

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The controversial Dutch Boyd got the short end of his legal battle with TwoPlusTwo…Online poker payment processor Daniel Tzvetkoff’s wild story is going Hollywood…The “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom didn’t fall from royalty while standing trial in a Manhattan courtroom. Find out more about these stories in the Weekly Flop. TwoPlusTwo wins $60k Pot from Dutch Boyd From his publicly stated money problems to the fact that he’s 30 some years old and still rocking a do-rag, Dutch Boyd hasn’t been doing so well these days. And he’s about to be doing a lot worse because he has been ordered to …

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May Freerolls – We’re giving away $100 Every Day at Carbon this Month!

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From now until the end of May, RakeTheRake are holding two $50 freerolls a day at Carbon, exclusively for RTR players with a Carbon Poker rakeback account. That’s $100 a day, every single day for the rest of the month. These freerolls aren’t open to anyone else, so if you don’t have a Carbon account with RakeTheRake, then sign up for Carbon Poker Rakeback today and you’ll be eligible to take part in this freerolls as soon as your account is confirmed*. As these are private tourneys, all passwords will be sent to your RakeTheRake inbox…   Two freerolls will …

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Wanna Fly in a Fighter Jet? Get to 888poker Now!

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888 poker fighter jet snap freerolls RakeTheRakeIf you’ve seen the movie Top Gun too many times or just want to undertake a thrilling experience, then 888poker definitely have a great deal for you!

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