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Pius Heinz, Marcus Hellner join PokerStars

After winning the most prestigious poker tournament in the world, it only seems fitting that Pius Heinz would join the world’s largest poker site. The 2011 WSOP* Main Event winner recently inked a deal with PokerStars that will make him one of their newest additions. Heinz, who was largely unknown throughout the poker community before July, certainly made a name for himself after navigating through a 6,815-player field and on towards a Main Event victory. The German battled the Czech Republic’s Martin Staszko for over six hours before a winner was declared. After winning the tournament, Heinz hauled in a …

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Minted Poker reduces Rake for RakeTheRake

It wasn’t too long ago that we saw Party Poker make the bold move of eliminating rake from their poker tournaments. As many poker players know, rake is how online poker sites make their money, so it’s very rare for this small fee to be eliminated – or even reduced. That’s why it should be noted that Minted Poker has cut their rake amount from now until the end of December. This means that rake taken from all cash game pots will be capped at $1, which should be very beneficial to those who play no limit poker, and $2/$4 …

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How Much Rakeback can you Earn?

As many online poker players are aware, rakeback is an excellent way to make extra money at the poker tables. Rakeback deals give you back a percentage of the rake that you have to pay online poker sites, and can provide a really nice boost by the end of the month. Of course, many cash game players want to know exactly how much rakeback they can earn just to get an idea of what their profits will look like. And the answer all depends on which online poker rooms you play at, what game you play, the table sizes, and …

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WPT Five Diamond Poker Satellites, Party Poker Rakeback

As we near the end of 2011, some of the year’s biggest poker tournaments will be running, including the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic. Last year’s Five Diamond Classic offered a $4.2 million prize pool, and saw Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari win the largest share of this amount at $870,000. If you’d like to create the same magic that Esfandiari did in last year’s tournament, you should sign up at Party Poker and play in their 2011 WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic satellites. Also, don’t forget that if you sign up at Party Poker here, you’ll receive a 50% rakeback …

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PokerStars Poker Tournament worth $10 Million

While most people are content to celebrate their 10th anniversary by putting on wrinkled dress clothes and dining at a fancy restaurant they can’t afford, PokerStars has a little something better in mind. They plan to celebrate their anniversary by holding a $10 million guaranteed poker tournament on December 18th, where the winner will receive $2 million. In addition to this, they’ll also be giving out 100 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure prize packages that are valued at $15,000 each. Beginning with the $10 million tournament, this will technically be the December 18th Sunday Million event, which begins at 14:30 ET. The …

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Sam Holden, Liv Boeree make BBC News

Are British poker tournament pros Liv Boeree and Sam Holden starting a poker boom in the UK? The BBC definitely seems to think so since they prominently featured both players in a recent article called “Poker’s Faces: Are the British about to invade?” In regards to Holden, the 22-year-old from Sussex is fresh off of a 9th place finish in the 2011 WSOP Main Event. And the big final table appearance has done more for Holden than just deliver him a $782,115 cash; it has also earned him plenty of fame through poker news. As the BBC put it, “Although …

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Americas Cardroom Rakeback, Online Super Series

One online poker room that has really experienced a surge lately is Americas Cardroom. After taking over DoylesRoom, launching several big promotions, and offering a 27% rakeback deal, this site has suddenly become big news in the poker community. And they’ll be making even more poker news for their upcoming Online Super Series, which will run from November 29th to December 4th. Getting into the details, the Americas Cardroom Online Super Series (ACROSS) will be a 6-day poker tournament extravaganza that’ll feature 19 events, give away over $150k in prize money, and see a $50,000 Main Event run on the …

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Top 10 Poker Books

While a lot of online poker players today improve their game by visiting forums and taking advantage of free poker training, there are still plenty of players who enjoy reading poker books. And if you’re interested in finding the top 10 poker books that can help your game, the following list should help greatly. 1. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 1: Strategic Play (2004) Dan Harrington is certainly known as one of the better holdem poker players of all-time since he won the 1995 WSOP Main Event and earned over $6.6 million in his …

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888 Poker Free Poker Money for RakeTheRake Players

888Poker has rolled out some amazing new promotions and features for RakeTheRake players, which include free poker money, poker cam tournaments, private player lounges, and plenty of other interesting promos. We’ll cover all of the new and exciting events at 888poker below, and don’t forget that if you sign up for this site via RakeTheRake, you’ll receive a 100% signup bonus to $600. One more thing worth mentioning is that the following promotions only run until November 30th. Free Poker Money – If you’re hesitant about depositing and taking advantage of the aforementioned bonus, simply create an account at 888poker …

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InterPoker Rakeback, Amazing Amsterdam Trip

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the cobbled roads, winding canals and famous breweries of Amsterdam, then you should take a closer look at the Platinum Tour Amsterdam 2011 deal that InterPoker is offering. The Amsterdam 2011 prize packages will enable players to take an incredible 4-day trip to Amsterdam that includes the following: – 3-night stay in a 5-star hotel – Tickets for a Champions League match between Ajax and Real Madrid – A Heineken Brewery complete with beer tasting – Exclusive VIP day/night excursions – Free entry into the 10-player, €4,000 All Winners Rake Race – Transportation covered …

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