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Dealt Rakeback vs. Shared Rakeback

One common misconception in the online poker world is that dealt rakeback and shared rakeback are interchangeable. However, the reality is that these two types of rakeback are not the same, and the difference could have a big impact on you, depending on your playing style. So in order to clear up any confusion among online poker players, here’s a quick look at dealt rakeback vs. shared rakeback. Dealt Rakeback – With dealt rakeback, every player who is dealt into a hand is credited with an equal share of the rake. For example, if 10 players are dealt into a …

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Beginners Poker Strategy

Whether you’re new to online poker or not, chances are that you know the game involves plenty of skill. And the more measures you take to learn poker strategy before visiting the cyber felt, the better the chances that you’ll be successful in online poker from the start. Keeping this in mind, here are some things you should do in terms of beginners poker strategy to make sure your early poker days go smoothly. 1) Be Selective in the Hands you play – The most important beginners poker tip is to be selective in the hands you play preflop. Sure …

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DragTheBar Coach reveals Micro Stakes Secrets

Canadian poker pro Nathan “Blackrain79” Williams is the biggest micro stakes winner in PokerStars history. In fact, he has pulled in $30,000 in profits while playing the $0.01/$0.02 and $0.02/$0.05 stakes alone. This being said, it’s no wonder why Williams is one of the most popular coaches at DragTheBar, where players can get free poker training through RakeTheRake. In regards to Williams’ record micro stakes profits, he was quoted as saying, “I guess (people were impressed) because no one was playing as many hands as I was and getting such high win rates. And people just thought it was crazy.” …

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Sky Poker signs Stuart Rutter

Birmingham, England native and poker pro Stuart Rutter will be joining Team Sky Poker after recently signing a deal with the company. As part of the deal, Rutter will join Julian Thew and Ryan “Scotty” Spittles in the announcer’s booth on Sky Poker TV, which can be viewed on the UK’s Sky channel 865. The company is certainly getting a quality pro in Rutter because the Cambridge mathematics graduate is one of the best cash game players in England, and his $770,379 in live poker tournament winnings are an added bonus. Rutter’s biggest tourney cash came in a 2010 WSOP …

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CarbonPoker Reveals New Tournament Series

Starting in March Carbon Poker is to run its first ever tournament series. This is set be a massive event and it is something that Carbon players have been requesting for a while. The event will be called Poker Maximus and will officially start on March 4th 2012. Satellites will start running for the events in late January 2012. For all you RakeThe Rake players signed up at Carbon, here’s the details: Dates – March 4-25th Satellites – Will start early to mid January and run until completion. Players who have existing tournament entry coupons will be able to use …

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Rakeback Facts from RakeTheRake

If you’re new to online poker, or just don’t know much about the concept of rakeback, it’s always helpful to look at the facts on this subject. After all, rakeback can go a long way towards saving you lots of money and increasing your overall profits. So with this being said, here are some interesting facts that you should know about online poker rakeback. Rakeback Percentages vary from Site to Site – Many rakeback deals differ in how much money you receive from them. For example, if you sign up at Americas Cardroom through RakeTheRake, you can get a 27% …

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James Akenhead wins PokerStars Sunday Million

James “Asprin1” Akenhead proved why he is one of the UK’s best poker players by winning the most recent PokerStars Sunday Million tournament along with $213,750. This was certainly no easy task either when you consider that there were 7,150 players who either paid the $215 buy-in or satellited into the poker tournament. In addition to this, dozens of Team PokerStars pros bought into the event, which meant plenty of players on Akenhead’s level. Event still, the Londoner battled his way onto the final poker table with the third best chip stack (9.63 million). And Akenhead wouldn’t be behind for …

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Rakeback players: don’t miss the Super Poker Event of Europe 2012

You’ve only got until Wednesday 1 February to register for the Super Poker Event of Europe 2012! The Super 2012 is being held in Dublin at the Citywest International Events Centre, Dublin, on  25th and 26th February  and has the support and participation of poker players and poker clubs from across Europe. As such it is set to be a remarkable and exciting new live event on the poker calendar! With an estimated prize pool of between €600,000 to €1.2 million, the Super 2012 offers poker players the chance to experience the big time for a ridiculously low buy-in of …

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PokerStars Pro Randy Lew breaks World Record

Those who closely follow online poker already know that Randy “Nanonoko” Lew is one of the best multi-tabling players in the game today. Nanonoko has become legendary for his quick decision-making, high-volume multi-tabling and impressive results. A testament to Lew’s skills is that he’s made millions of dollars, despite normally playing $5/$10 NL Hold’em games and lower. Recently, the Team PokerStars Online member decided to push his skills to the limit by trying to break the Guinness World Record for most online poker hands played in eight hours. Seeing as how the previous record was 23,492 hands (2,336 hands per …

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Party Poker Rakeback and WPT Denmark Packages

The World Poker Tour is constantly coming up with new and interesting locations to hold their poker tournaments. And one of the newest stops in 2012 will be the WPT National Series Denmark, which is going to be held in the beautiful seaside town of Vejle, Denmark. You could soon be on a plane to Vejle by playing in the WPT National Series Denmark satellites and qualifiers that are running at Party Poker. What’s at stake in these satellites is the chance to win a $3,500 prize package for the National Series Denmark, and this will include the $2,200 Main …

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