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Qualifier two signups close soon in £6,000 RakeTheRake King of Gamers poker tournament

The first qualifier in the £6,000 RakeTheRake King of Gamers poker tournament has ended with the first two qualified players safely in the grand final where they will face off against Max Silver and 6 other finalists. Signups for the second qualifier are now open, but close at 2am GMT on Friday (tomorrow) so get your skates on and get signed up. It doesn’t matter what state your texas hold’em is in, there are chances to win part of the £250 pot every week and a chance to play in the grand final (top two finishers) and a further chance …

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RakeTheRake’s first King of Gamers freeroll recap by Max Silver

Welcome to the recap of the first King of Gamers freeroll, held exclusively at RakeTheRake. 10 players would turn up for the first tournament, but competition would be intense. In an early big pot Sanjay would limp in from the cutoff and Cabrrera would check his action in the big blind. They’d both see a 4d6d3s flop and Cabrrera would lead out with a minbet, Sanjaylfc would call and the 7h rolled off on the turn, completing a straight. Cabrerra would check his option and call a bet. The 2d would hit on the river and it would be now …

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RakeTheRake get Max Silver’s take on Poker in 2012

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RTR: Which players do you think performed consistently in 2012? Max: There have been several amazing performances from players in 2012 with some players putting on the kind of run that one can only dream of. Two names that stand out are… Marvin “Mad Marvin” Rettenmaier – Marvin has always been a great player and is a great person to have around the poker scene; he’s always smiling and telling jokes and that probably hasn’t changed after the year he’s had. He had a reasonably quiet start to the year with a 3rd place in an EPT €10,000 side event …

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Announcing £6,000 RakeTheRake King of Gamers Poker Pro-Am

Rake the Rake are pleased to announce they are running a fantastic new tournament for online poker players, specifically to find the ‘King of the Gamers’! Run over a five week period during January and February 2013, RakeTheRake in association with Pokerstars have put up a £6,000 prize fund to find the best poker player from the gaming community. As well as offering four freeroll qualifiers, each with their own £250 prize pot, gamers will battle it out for two seats each week in the grand finals where they will also pit their skills against former gamer turned poker professional …

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Poker Pro Interview: Max Silver and RakeTheRake talk Poker, Counter Strike and Cooking

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RakeTheRake caught up with one of UK poker’s rising stars Max Silver for an interview. Read all about his poker tips and advice, history with video games, and his recent passion for cooking and kitchen gadgetry! 1. How did you start playing poker? I was taught Texas Hold’em by my grandfather when I was around 15, the game quickly became popular with my friends and we started to have a frequent home cash game with a £5 buy in; I was never very good and a small loser in the game. Over time the game fell apart as friends moved …

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