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7 Year-Old is Conquering Poker

Ask many of the best online poker players what they did as a 7 year-old, and they’ll tell you that they were busy hanging around the poker tables watching their parents play.  However, few of these future pros knew how to play poker at such a young age.  Alexa Fisher, on the other hand, not only knows how to play games like holdem poker, but she also knows how to play all of the other poker games too. Fisher revealed this when she told poker news outlets the following, “I know how to shuffle and deal the cards, raise, check, …

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Carbon Poker giving away $12k WPT 5 Diamond Seats

Not only is the Doyle Brunson 5 Diamond Poker Classic event named after the DoylesRoom icon, but it also offers players incredible amounts of cash.  In fact, last year’s 5 Diamond Main Event poker tournament offered players almost $4.8 million, and Daniel Alaei won the largest share of this money at $1.4 million.  This year the 5 Diamond Poker Classic is expected to be even bigger, which means it could eclipse the $5 million mark! And while the $10,000 buy-in for this casino poker tournament might be a little out of your bankroll range, you can easily make it to …

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Win Spanish Poker Tour Prize Packages at Everest Poker

The Spanish Poker Tour is one of the hottest new casino poker organizations in the world.  And now you have an opportunity to play on the Spanish Poker Tour absolutely free through Everest Poker.  That’s because Everest is giving people the chance to play for $2,500 prize packages to different SPT events.  Players can still qualify for the following Spanish Poker Tour events by playing in satellites and qualifiers: SPT Castellón: August 20-22 SPT Valencia: October 1–3 SPT Sevilla: November 5–7 SPT Grand Finale: November 23–27  The first three holdem poker events will offer players a €150,000 guaranteed prize pool, …

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PokerStars Macau Tournament breaks Records

Not yet satisfied with already being the world’s largest internet poker site and offering the best online poker deals anywhere, PokerStars has taken to dominating the casino poker scene as well.  And their PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour has helped them grab a significant share of the Asian poker playing population. At no time has this been more obvious than when the Macau Millions poker tournament broke a record for the largest tourney on Asian soil earlier this week.  A total of 741 players bought into the Macau Millions Main Event, which broke the previous Asian tournament record of 679 …

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888Poker looking to Merge with a Big Site

Just a week after Party Poker and Bwin announced a huge merger, 888Poker is looking at a future merger with another poker room.  The news of 888Poker looking for a potential merger partner broke when 888 CEO Gigi Levy said that his internet poker site is definitely interested in merging within the next six months.  Most people would suspect that he is hoping to keep up with poker sites like Party Poker with this move, but he insists that this isn’t the case.  He told eGaming Review all of this when he said, “I think that the first thing to …

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WSOP Circuit undergoes Big Changes

While playing online poker and collecting rakeback is always great, sometimes people just want to play tournament poker.  Unfortunately, most people have chosen not to play poker in the WSOP * Circuit tournaments in recent years.  This has led the organization to undergo some major changes in an effort to bring more casino poker players out. Perhaps the biggest change so far is that the Main Event will no longer feature a $5,000 buy-in.  Instead the Main Event will only cost $1,500, which is sure to draw more players to the felt.  The reason why this is being done is …

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PokerStars Women’s League is just for the Ladies

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Now that cross-dressing men have taken to raiding ladies-only casino poker events, many women are wondering where they can play poker.  Luckily, PokerStars has taken it upon themselves to provide an answer for ladies everywhere with their brand new Women’s Poker League. The Women’s Poker League gives ladies around the world a chance to compete in poker games just for women.  These ladies-only tournaments run every day and the buy-ins start at just $5.50.  Whenever you enter one of these tournaments, you’ll earn points in the Women’s Poker League standings.  The women who earn the most points in this league …

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Balkan Poker Festival Seats at PokerStars

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Just because the WSOP is over with doesn’t mean that there aren’t still plenty of great casino poker events going on.  PokerStars is making sure of this as they are sponsoring a huge event this year called the Balkan Poker Festival.  Much like any other PokerStars event, the Balkan Poker Festival is going to offer lots of cash since over 200 players are expected to play in the Main Event.  But for once, poker tournament players might be interested in the host city of Varna, Bulgaria more than they are in the actual money. That’s because Varna, which is located …

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888Poker adds 100 New Software Features

As if numerous online poker deals and a Loyalty Program offering up to 36% weren’t enough to play at 888Poker, this extremely popular poker room recently added even more incentive by performing a massive upgrade on their software.  In fact, over 100 features were added to the poker software at 888, which makes it one of the best sites to play poker at in the world! The updated software will take effect as of July 26th, and people will now be able to take advantage of the new 3D poker lobby.  What’s really cool about this 3D online poker lobby …

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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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