Tag Archives: No-Limit Hold’em

Third Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) Offering $15m

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PokerStars have just announced the third Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), and it’s definitely a BIG event! From January 23rd to February 2nd, TCOOP will pay out $15 million guaranteed across 50 different tournaments. TCOOP starts off with a bang on January 23rd with a $750k NL Hold’em (6-max) tournament. The buy-in is $27, which is very reasonable for a tourney of this size. And this isn’t the only event with a low buy-in and huge prize pool available. Of course, some of the high buy-in tourneys are definitely worth playing too. The $2 million NL Hold’em Main Event …

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Paddy Power Poker announce Irish Open Mega Satellite!

Paddy Power has announced details of the 2012 Irish Open Mega Satellite: Taking place at paddypowerpoker.com on Sunday 18th March at 20.00 (EST), the Mega Satellite has over 30 packages guaranteed! This No Limit Hold’em Freezeout tourney has a set buy-in of €300 + €20 and, as promised, there are 30 packages guaranteed – each one worth €4,600, comprising of an Irish Open Main Event seat (€3,500), a five-night stay at the Burlington Hotel, plus €655 for travel expenses. Feeder tournaments to the Irish Open Mega Satellite are already taking place at PaddyPower on a daily basis, and this really …

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Nordic Aces 2012!

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Taking place over the weekend of 18th – 20th May, Nordic Aces 2012 is the new Poker Icons poker tour open for any team of four players in the Nordic region, whether it’s a pro-team from one of the partnering poker sites or simply a group of friends. With a buy-in of €900 per team, the winning team are expected to walk away with €10k between them, with a total prize pot of around €30k! Each team member will play one ranking tournament of No Limit Hold’em and Pot Limit Omaha on the Friday, and whether or not the team …

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Running between October 11th and November 7th 2010 the London Calling festival will consist of 57 tournaments, featuring affordable buy-ins designed to bring ‘poker to the people’ The majority of buy-ins will range from £20 to £100 and players will have the opportunity take part in PLO, PLO8 and Heads Up events, as well as No Limit Hold’em. In addition therefore will also be a two day HORSE event. London Calling will finally conclude with a £300 buy-in main event. There will also be a leaderboard running throughout the festival where players will have the opportunity to win points. Players …

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PokerStars MicroMania is Perfect for Micro Stakes Players

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If most of the poker hands you play involve small pots, then you will love MicroMania at PokerStars!  MicroMania will take place in July, and is specifically dedicated to people who play at the micro stakes poker tables.  Assuming you play micro stakes cash poker games, you will get 50% more VIP points in these rooms during MicroMania.  The offer stands for holdem poker tables that are between the $0.05/$0.10 and $0.10/$0.20 stakes.  Poker tournament players can also benefit from MicroMania because PokerStars will be adding $1,000 to the prize pool of select $1.10 No-Limit Hold’em tournaments.  To find these …

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Armed Robbers steal EPT Berlin Money

Apparently there aren’t enough rakeback deals going around in online poker so people are resorting to robbing live poker tournaments to make money.  Four armed gunmen stormed the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin, Germany the other weekend in pursuit of the €1.36 million prize pool that was up for grabs in the European Poker Tour Berlin tournament. The robbers broke up the €5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event as they ran into the ballroom.  At least one of the men had a gun and another was holding a machete when they interrupted one of Europe’s biggest live poker tournaments.  When they …

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