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Full Tilt Poker developing Mobile Phone Game

Just a couple of weeks after Russian spy Anna Chapman released her new iPhone game Poker with Anna Chapman, Full Tilt Poker is said to be working on a new application for the Android. Full Tilt has been developing this mobile phone game for the past several weeks, and it’s rumored that the app could be done in as few as a few weeks.  News of Full Tilt going mobile first broke when they sent out an email to Black Card members earlier this week inviting them to participate in the mobile Rush Poker beta testing.  Now it appears as …

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Full Tilt Poker has $16,000 Aussie Millions Prize Packages

After offering a $7,460,000 prize pool last year, the Aussie Millions is easily the biggest casino poker event in the Southern Hemisphere.  And Tyron Krost was certainly glad to be a part of this poker tournament in 2010 when he took the $2 million top prize!  Obviously there is a lot of money involved in the Aussie Millions and if you’d like to play poker for this enormous amount of cash, you should visit Full Tilt Poker.  Full Tilt is currently giving away $16,000 prize packages for the Aussie Millions where $10,000 goes towards the Main Event buy-in, and the …

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Harrington and Seidel voted into Poker Hall of Fame

Dan “Action Dan” Harrington and Erik Seidel were voted into the Poker Hall of Fame this week ending speculation about who would earn the two spots this year.  Both Seidel and Harrington have a wealth of experience in the casino poker world.  Harrington has won 2 WSOP gold bracelets, a WPT title and has over $6.6 million in poker tournament winnings.  Going beyond his playing accomplishments, Harrington has also written several poker books including the Harrington on Hold’em and Harrington on Cash Games series.  Both of these poker strategy book series have churned out multiple best sellers and have made …

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Flowers wins WPT Fiesta al Lago

Noted online poker pro Randal Flowers made his biggest splash in the casino poker world after winning the WPT Fiesta al Lago event.  This poker tournament was no cakewalk for Flowers though since he faced some of the best players in the world towards the end of the tourney.  Annette Obrestad, Noah Schwartz, Andy Frankenberger, Allen “The Chainsaw” Kessler, and Jeff Madsen were among the final 15 players left.  But Flowers had one thing going for him that all of these other poker pros didn’t – the poker chips lead! Flowers took his chip lead onto the final poker table …

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Full Tilt Poker signs Tennis Pro James Blake

It appears as if Full Tilt Poker has caught athlete fever since they’ve just signed tennis pro James Blake a week after signing British boxer Audley Harrison.  Blake became a professional tennis player in 1999, and rose to prominence in 2006 when he was the No. 4 ranked player in the world.  Blake remained consistent up until 2009 as he never fell out of the top 15.  Unfortunately, a string of poor tournament finishes have left Blake the 120th ranked player today.  But that doesn’t take anything away from his online poker appeal in Full Tilt’s eyes.   Full Tilt is …

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Full Tilts Nick Schulman appears on MTVs World of Jenks

Full Tilt Poker player Nick Schulman recently appeared on a very interesting episode of the new MTV show “World of Jenks.”  If you haven’t heard of “World of Jenks,” it’s a documentary-style TV show where host Andrew Jenks dives into interesting professions to gain new perspectives.  As you may have guessed, the show featuring Schulman was about casino poker. After Jenks meets Schulman, Nick and his friend are playing Chinese poker (where Schulman reveals he is down $4,800).  Then Schulman happens to win a $20,000 pot while playing internet poker at Full Tilt.  After winning the giant pot, Schulman gambles …

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PokerStars running Regional Championships of Online Poker

With the WCOOP and SCOOP already offering online poker players over $100 million in guaranteed prize money, it’s not like PokerStars needs to host anymore huge internet poker events.  But the PokerStars staff never seems to rest since they just recently announced that they’ll be running 13 Regional Championships of Online Poker.  The RCOOP poker games take place in October, November, December, and February with over $7 million in total prize money being offered.  The biggest RCOOP event is the USA Championship of Online Poker where $3.3 million will be given out throughout 11 tournaments.  The second largest RCOOP event …

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PKR PRESENTS LONDON CALLING at The Fox Poker Club

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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Play Against PokerStars Pros in the LuckyGump Series

As if having the chance to play at the world’s largest online poker room isn’t enough, PokerStars is now giving people the opportunity to play against some of the world’s best players in Alexey “LuckyGump” Makarov and Denys “diatty” Shcherbakov for huge bounties and cash prizes.  This promotion, which is entitled the LuckyGump Series, is actually named after Makarov and will run from October 6th to the 27th.  To play poker in the LuckyGump Series, all you need to do is look for the free, low, and medium stakes qualifiers in the PokerStars lobby.  Every LuckyGump poker tournament will offer …

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RakeTheRake Player Wins EPT London

RakeTheRake member David Vample beat a record number of 848 players to become the new EPT London Main Event Champion, seizing a remarkable £900,000. After an extensive 6 days Vample, who has only played poker professionally for 12 months, found himself on the final table of the biggest live poker tournament ever held in the UK. Vample’s victory was even sweeter as defeated WSOP* bracelet winner and Full Tilt Pro John Juanda in a heads up, despite Juanda having chip lead of over 14,000,000. Here is how the final table played out: 1 David Vamplew   UK   £900,000 2 John Juanda  USA  £545,000 …

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