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Ultimate Bet Poker signs Prahlad Friedman

Ever since mainstays Annie Duke and Phil Hellmuth left Ultimate Bet Poker, UB has been looking for a suitable replacement(s) to fill their shoes. And it looks as if they’ve found at least one solid replacement in cash game specialist Prahlad Friedman. Friedman is a perfect addition to Ultimate Bet because he already plays a lot of poker games there; he can usually be found on the $25/$50 and $50/$100 Pot-Limit Omaha tables taking advantage of UB’s 30% rakeback deals. Friedman has been playing cash games since 1999, and has earned millions of dollars over the years. In addition to …

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ESPN will air 2010 WSOP starting on July 27th

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If you’re tired of listening to Lon McEachern and Norman Chad ramble on about the 2009 WSOP, then don’t worry because ESPN will be airing new episodes starting on July 27th.  The 2010 installment of the world’s largest casino poker event will begin running at 8pm ET on the 27th with the $50,000 Player’s Championship.  If you followed the Player’s Championship this year through poker news, then you already know that Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi won this poker tournament and the $1.56 million prize.  But now you have a chance to see the tournament on TV! Besides the Player’s Championship, …

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The PokerStars.net Big Game aired its first Episode on ESPN

The Big Game – Week 1, Episode 1 Episode 1 of The Big Game, featuring Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Phil Laak, Tony G and Loose Cannon Ernest Wiggins from Washington D.C. To sign up at PokerStars click here or check out our other great offers!

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ESPN Ranks Top 10 Players

People argue all of the time over who the best poker players are in both live and online poker. Unfortunately, there are few places that attempt to settle this argument outside of say a few rogue Internet poker websites. Luckily, there is now a legitimate source to settle these arguments since the professionals at ESPN.com are releasing a monthly list of the top 10 poker players in the world. Whether these people are live players or strictly Internet grinders who like to sit back and collect rakeback money, they could be featured on the list. What’s interesting about this top …

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