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“PlayinWasted” wins 2013 PokerStars WCOOP Main Event and $1.5m

Posted on by RTR Dave

The 2013 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) came to an exciting conclusion with a massive $10.6 million Main Event. 2,133 players either bought or won their $5,200 WCOOP Main Event seat, which created a $10,665,000 prize pool. The money bubble burst on Day 2, with the top 243 players all securing at least a $12,798 payout. Some of the big names who shared in the wealth included Jens ‘Jeans89’ Kyllönen (47th, $26,662), Caio Pimenta (43rd, $29,862), Jason ‘TheMasterJ33’ DeWitt (27th, $39,460), Chris ‘SLOPPYKLOD’ Klodnicki (21st, $39,460) and Jon ‘PearlJammer’ Turner (15th, $56,524). When the 9-player final table was formed, …

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2012 WCOOP Champ keeps Taxi Driver Job

Last year, Marat “maratik” Sharafutdinov became the star of the 2012 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Not only did he win the WCOOP Main Event along with $1,000,907, but he also became famous for typing the phrase “I wont million” while a final table deal was being made. Sharafutdinov’s story was all the more impressive when it was revealed that he qualified for the Main Event at PokerStars with just 40 Frequent Player Points. With newfound fame and a $1 million score, many people expected the Russian to devote his time and money to a professional poker career. However, …

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PokerStars MicroMania is Perfect for Micro Stakes Players

Posted on by RTR Rachel

If most of the poker hands you play involve small pots, then you will love MicroMania at PokerStars!  MicroMania will take place in July, and is specifically dedicated to people who play at the micro stakes poker tables.  Assuming you play micro stakes cash poker games, you will get 50% more VIP points in these rooms during MicroMania.  The offer stands for holdem poker tables that are between the $0.05/$0.10 and $0.10/$0.20 stakes.  Poker tournament players can also benefit from MicroMania because PokerStars will be adding $1,000 to the prize pool of select $1.10 No-Limit Hold’em tournaments.  To find these …

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