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RakeTheRake’s World Cup Halftime Freerolls at Betfair – Passwords!

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If you hadn’t noticed, we’re running freerolls at Betfair every time there’s a World Cup match being played! If you’d like more info then please check out the Betfair Poker Exclusive €50 World Cup All-In Freerolls promo page on our site.

The dates, times, and passwords for all remaining freerolls are listed below.

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2014 WSOP Quick Roundup: Events #46, #47 and #48

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Event #46 – John ‘World’ Hennigan wins $50k Players Championship and $1.5m Earlier in his poker career, WSOP success came quick for John Hennigan as he won gold bracelets in a 2002 $2k HORSE event ($117,320) and a 2004 $5k Limit Hold’em tournament ($325,360). Since then, Hennigan’s career has had plenty of near misses in his pursuit of bracelet number three, including a second-place finish earlier this summer ($319,993) and a third-place effort in last year’s $50k Poker Players Championship. The latter is quite noteworthy here because Hennigan finally got over the hump by winning the 2014 WSOP $50k Poker …

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PokerStars Poised to Continue Domination in Mobile Poker Market

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Leo Margets PokerStars mobileThere’s no debate over which online poker room dominates the market. One look at PokerScout will show you that PokerStars averages around 19,000 cash game players per hour, about 10 times the 2,000-player average that second-place 888 caries…

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WSOP #33: 7 players remain to battle for 1st place and a $288,744 prize!

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WSOP 2014 RakeTheRakeEvent #33 $1,000 NLHE was whittled down to ten players last night, and right now there are only 7 left at the final table to fight it out for a coveted WSOP gold bracelet and a 1st place cash prize of $288,744. Unfortunately all of our RakeTheRake players…

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2014 WSOP Quick Roundup: Events #28, #29, and #30

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Event #28 – Russian Businessman Alex Bilokur completes Dream Despite nearly $3.4 million in poker tournament winnings, Alex Bilokur doesn’t look at poker as his money maker. Instead, the Russian is a successful businessman who plays poker as a hobby, looking for titles and bracelets in the process. And he accomplished one of his long-time goals by winning the Event #28 $10k Pot-Limit Hold’em title along with $398,567. “It was my dream,” Bilokur said of winning his first gold bracelet. “It’s been my dream for a long time.” He beat out a 160-player field and a tough final table to …

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WSOP #33 Day 2: 113 Players Left, RTR Member Adam Balint 31st in Chip Count!

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IMG_8693[1]Day one of WSOP event 33 was a fast and furious, with the field of 1,688 participants down to just 113. Brazilian pro Gualter Salles leads with 170,000 chips, but we’re far more interested in RTR member Adam Balint, who sits in 31st place going into day two, with 53,200!

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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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