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Weekly Flop: Good Final Table Ratings | Channing Joins Sky | Sports Betting Stars

Global online poker traffic may be down slightly, but that certainly didn’t hurt WSOP final table ratings. In fact, ESPN’s coverage of the November Nine actually experienced a ratings increase… Who says the sponsored pro era is dying? Well maybe it is, but Neil Channing recently found a new online poker home… PokerStars continues their aggressive expansion, with plans to launch casino and poker games. Find out when this will happen in this edition of the Weekly Flop. 2014 Main Event Final Table Ratings up 10-13% These may not be the Poker Boom days any more, but that certainly isn’t …

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Freeroll your way to PKR Live Cannes with RakeTheRake!

We’re giving our PKR players a chance to win three $1,200 packages to PKR Live in Cannes, France! There’s a RakeTheRake PKR Cannes freeroll running each Sunday for the rest of this month, with a total prize pool worth $4,800, where the winner of each tourney takes a $1,200 package to this prestigious live event. Each prize package includes: •    €400 Main Event entry •    Two nights of luxury accommodation at Hôtel Majestic Barrière (24 & 25 Oct) •    $200 travel expenses •    VIP qualifier party access These freerolls are open to all players with a PKR account tracked to …

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2014 WSOP Quick Roundup: Events #31, #32 and #33

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Take your Pennies and play for a 2014 WSOP Main Event Package at 888poker

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As just about everybody who plays poker has heard by now, the 2014 WSOP Main Event will guarantee a $10 million first-place prize. So here’s our question: how would you like to take a few pennies and give yourself a shot at this giant prize!? If you’re as enthusiastic about this deal as we are, then take your pennies to 888poker. They’re currently running Main Event satellites and you can play for as little as $0.01. Available prizes include $14,000 Main Event packages and $4,500 Las Vegas packages. Before we continue discussing the satellites, here’s a look at what each …

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Bovada offering Multiple Ways to win a 2014 WSOP Seat

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Are you hoping to compete for the $10 million first-place prize in this year’s WSOP Main Event? Would you love to play in a side event and get the full Vegas summer experience? Whatever your poker dreams may be, chances are that you can realize them through Bovada. From now until June 22nd, Bovada are offering four different ways to win a WSOP prize package. Below you can see what’s available in the promotions that we’re about to discuss: $12,000 Main Event prize packages – includes $10k Main Event buy-in and $2k for travel expenses. $3,000 Vegas prize packages – …

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Win a CEP Passport Series Package at Poker Heaven for just €0.55

The Campeonato de Espana de Poker (CEP) Tour may be rounding out its 2013 season, but you still have time to get in on Spain’s biggest live tournament series. And Poker Heaven are doing their part to help you get involved with these huge tourneys since they’re giving out €1,500 CEP prize packages. What’s great about these packages is that they can be used at any of the three remaining CEP stops this year. Plus they cover your travel and hotel expenses, which means all you have to do is worry about playing poker. Here’s a quick look at what …

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“Last Woman Standing” Jackie Glazier signs with 888poker

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Jackie Glazier recently graced international poker headlines by attaining the “Last Woman Standing” billing in the 2013 WSOP Main Event. Glazier represented the ladies well after finishing 31st out of 6,358 players and earning a $229,281 payday. The Australian’s magical tournament run definitely impressed 888poker since they signed her to a sponsorship deal. And the 35-year-old was elated after signing with one of the biggest poker rooms in the world. “I really felt they were the right brand for me, especially with my live tournament schedule,” said Glazier. “Now that I’m with 888poker, I’m definitely going to be playing in …

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Free WSOP Seats in Race to Main Event

We’ve already discussed how Full Tilt Poker is running numerous satellites for the WSOP* Main Event. But did you know that Full Tilt is also giving away 50 free Main Event seats through their Race to the Main Event promotion? If you didn’t, then you’ll want to pay close attention to how you can win a free seat to the world’s largest poker tournament. Winning a free seat all begins with downloading the poker software for Full Tilt, then looking in their lobby for Round 1 Main Event Race SNG Freerolls. These free poker tournaments run around the clock, and …

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UB Poker offering Huge Series 2011 Promotion

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We’re used to seeing online poker sites offer big prize packages for the WSOP * Main Event. However, one thing that you don’t commonly see is rooms offering numerous other incentives along with the prize package – including a $1 million sponsorship deal! But that’s exactly what UB Poker is doing with their Series 2011 promotion, where you’ll not only be able to win a $12,000 Main Event prize package, but also lots of other bonuses and incentives afterward. All along the way, you could be earning UB’s fantastic 30% rakeback deals too! Getting back to the Main Event incentives, …

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David Gorr wins Aussie Millions Main Event

The largest poker tournament in the Southern Hemisphere came to a close after David Gorr won the Aussie Millions Main Event along with AUD $2 million. The 68-year-old Gorr is a very interesting story since he only had around $160,000 in casino poker cashes prior to winning this event. In fact, Gorr has mainly been a recreational player over the years, who works a day job as a computer mainframe specialist for an insurance company. But from the outside looking in, you’d never know that the Melbourne native wasn’t a professional live or online poker player as he easily moved …

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