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Americas Cardroom Rakeback and $75k Guaranteed

Those of you who’ve been interested in playing at Americas Cardroom should note that they’re currently gearing up for one of the biggest poker tournaments they’ve ever held. On January 29th at 6pm ET, they’ll be holding a $75,000 Guaranteed, which should make for some big prize money for top finishers. The direct buy-in for the $75k Guaranteed is $100 + $9, and satellites are currently running for this poker tournament too. Considering the fact that some of the satellites are as cheap as $2 + $0.20, pretty much everybody has a chance to play their way into this tourney. …

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Cake Poker Rakeback and Instant $10k Gold Cards

Cake Poker definitely has some big things happening over the next few weeks with the instant Gold Card payouts and Irish Poker Open prize packages they’re offering. But before we get into any of this, it’s worth mentioning that players who sign up at Cake Poker through RakeTheRake will receive a 110% signup bonus up to $600 and 33% rakeback. So keep in mind that if you decide to participate in the following two promotions, the rakeback will earn you a lot of extra money: Aces Pay High (Gold Cards) – From now until January 31st, players will be able …

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Merge Gaming Bad Beat Jackpot nearing $600k

Historically, Merge Gaming has always offered one of the largest bad beat jackpots in online poker. In fact, a player named “RUGGIO” once unlocked a $1.2 million Merge jackpot after seeing his jack-high straight fall to a king-high straight. It seems as if the Merge Gaming bad beat jackpot is on the rise again since it’s at $570k, and rapidly increasing. In order to unlock this bad beat prize, you need to play at one of the Merge Gaming sites like Aced, Carbon Poker, Poker Nordica and/or RPM Poker. If you’re a member of one of these sites, the next …

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Lex Veldhuis excited about PokerStars TCOOP

PokerStars is getting set for their latest big event – the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) – which will feature 50 events of turbo poker tournaments. If you’re unfamiliar with turbo tournaments, the fast blind structures make for lots of action and quicker results. As for the TCOOP, there will be $10 million guaranteed across the 50 tourneys, and events will be running from January 19th to the 29th. The action culminates with a $700 buy-in Main Event, which is sure to offer a massive prize pool. Here is a look at some of the highlights of the 2011 …

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RakeTheRake rakeback players cash in Carbons Bad Beat tourney

Carbon Poker ran their $1million Bad Beat Jackpot on Saturday (14 January) and two, yep that’s right, TWO RakeTheRake players cashed out! The total payout from the Bad Beat was $710,184.63 with the loser ‘Eulson’ winning a massive $355,092.35 share. The huge jackpot delivered cashes for 9 players and saw RakeTheRake’s rakeback players ‘mehwhateva)’ and ‘SoSoLaLa’ both finish to take $25,363.73! Not bad for a Saturday night’s work! ‘mehwhateva)’ was the first player to fold, with ‘SoSoLaLa’ folding fifth. Full details of the tourney can be viewed here.

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Free Poker Tips from the Pros

Most poker players don’t bother with seeking out professional coaching or training right away because this costs money. Instead, beginning online poker players like to gauge how successful they can be on their own, then they consider poker training afterward. Of course, none of these players realize that you can actually get free poker tips from the pros just by becoming a RakeTheRake member. Going further, getting training immediately shortens the amount of time it takes for you to become a successful poker player. Opening a RakeTheRake account is completely free, and when you do so, you’ll have the opportunity …

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Everest Poker – $1 Vacation Tournaments

Most of us dream about vacationing in an exotic destination complete with sandy beaches and palm trees. Unfortunately, the more likely scenario involves a four-hour car ride to some lame campsite or lake because you don’t have several thousand dollars to spend on a dream vacation. But at Everest Poker, nothing is unrealistic if you play in their $1 Vacation Tournaments, where you can win an amazing trip in just a few simple steps. The first step involves finding a $1 Vacation tourney by looking in the poker software at Everest. Once you’ve registered, you need to cash in one …

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Carbon Poker Reload Bonus and Quad Pyramid

Carbon Poker is yet another online poker site that’s come into the New Year with renewed vigor since they’re offering a couple of big promotions in January. Current members can take advantage of a reload bonus, while both new and existing players will enjoy the Quad Pyramid promotion. Here’s a brief look at the specifics of each promo: Reload Bonus – If you deposit before January 15th, 2012 (23:59 server time), you can get a 10% up to $30 reload bonus. The only stipulation is that you have to be an existing Carbon Poker member, and use the “FRESHSTART” bonus …

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PokerStars VIP Blast Off Club

After a highly successful year in 2011, it appears that PokerStars has resolved to be even better in 2012 with their VIP Blast Off Club. The VIP Blast Off Club is essentially a number of special bonuses, promotions and discounts that will be offered to PokerStars players throughout the month of January. Since there’s a lot to cover, we’ll get right into each promo. VIP Ring Game Happy Hours – From now until January 29th, Stars is giving online poker players the opportunity to earn 50% more VIP Player Points (VPPs) and Frequent Player Points (FPPs) during Happy Hours. The …

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Party Poker Rake Free Tournaments, WPT Venice Packages

Lots of online poker players are currently flocking to Party Poker because this site is running rake free poker tournaments all throughout January. And this is huge because players no longer have to pay the standard 10% tournament rake to online poker rooms since all entry fees go directly into the prize pool. So if you were going to buy into a $100 + $10 tourney, the entry fee would only be $100 under the rake free model. Aside from the rake free poker tournaments, another reason to play at Party Poker is the $10,000 WPT Venice Grand Prix prize …

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