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Poker Tournament Rakeback: How it Works

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The basic concept of online poker rakeback is fairly easy to understand since it merely involves affiliate sites like RakeTheRake paying players back a percentage of their generated rake. For example, if you signed up for the 30% rakeback deal at Poker Heaven, and you generated $10 in cash game rake throughout the day, you’d receive $3 in rakeback ($10 x 0.30). But as simple as cash game rake sounds, poker tournament rakeback can be a little more difficult to understand for brand new players. Many beginners think that poker tournament rakeback is based on the entire buy-in. In other …

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Poker Maximus Tournament Series offering $1.5m

The Merge Gaming network is the latest online poker entity to jump on the tournament series, having recently confirmed that they’ll be running the Poker Maximus tournament series from March 4th–25th. In all, Poker Maximus will feature 70 poker tournaments and give away $1.5 million in guaranteed money. Perhaps the best part about this poker tournament series is that the buy-ins range from $1.10 to $530, which ensures that any player can participate. And for the higher buy-in events, there will be plenty of Poker Maximus satellites running too. But before we get into the satellites, here is a look …

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GSOP VIII to offer $3.85m Guaranteed

The Grand Series of Poker (GSOP) has grown to be one of the biggest events in online poker. Of course, this statement seems pretty obvious when you consider the fact that GSOP VIII will offer a collective $3.85 million guaranteed. As for the specifics, GSOP VIII will feature 19 different poker tournaments and pay out $3.25 million from February 26th to March 18th. The GSOP Mini runs parallel to the main series with an equal 19 tourneys taking place from Feb. 26th–Mar. 18th, and $600,000 will be paid out. Here is a quick look at some of the highlights from …

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Poker Heaven Rakeback and Luxury London Trip

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From Big Ben to world-class nightclubs, the city of London has a lot to offer visitors. In realizing this, Poker Heaven will be giving one lucky player a luxury London trip for two. The trip includes a three-day hotel stay, plane tickets and £500 in spending money. As for winning the trip, you need to earn tickets by betting on Poker Heaven casino games. Every €100 wagered gets you one ticket, and the more tickets you have, the better your chances are of winning the London prize package on March 2nd. Just make sure that you opt-in through The Player …

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Americas Cardroom Rakeback and $100k Guaranteed

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Just last month, Americas Cardroom held their largest poker tournament ever with a $75,000 Guaranteed. And they’re already looking to top this by holding a $100,000 Guaranteed on February 26th at 6pm ET. If you’re interested in playing in this event, you can either pay the $150 + $12 direct buy-in, or try to win a seat in one of the satellites. Some of the satellites are as cheap at $2.20, which gives lots of players an opportunity to win a $100k seat. One important thing worth mentioning here is that you can reduce the cost of satellites or direct …

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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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Dave Emmons wins PokerStars TCOOP Main Event

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The first ever Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) turned out to be a huge success at PokerStars since it offered players a collective $18.5 million over 49 poker tournaments. A big chunk of this amount came from the 2012 TCOOP Main Event, which saw 3,667 players pay the $700 buy-in to create a $2,438,555 prize pool. Among the players who bought in were world-famous poker pros such as Alex Kravchenko, Humberto Brenes, Justin “ZeeJustin” Bonomo, Lex Veldhuis, Liv Boeree, Martin Staszko, Shane “shaniac” Schleger, Vanessa Selbst and Viktor “Isildur1” Blom. Out of this elite group, only Brenes managed to …

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Everest Poker – $1 Vacation Tournaments

Most of us dream about vacationing in an exotic destination complete with sandy beaches and palm trees. Unfortunately, the more likely scenario involves a four-hour car ride to some lame campsite or lake because you don’t have several thousand dollars to spend on a dream vacation. But at Everest Poker, nothing is unrealistic if you play in their $1 Vacation Tournaments, where you can win an amazing trip in just a few simple steps. The first step involves finding a $1 Vacation tourney by looking in the poker software at Everest. Once you’ve registered, you need to cash in one …

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Poker Heaven Rakeback and Free Gifts

While Christmas has been over for quite a few days now, you can still get plenty of free gifts at Poker Heaven via their “January Sales” promotion, which runs throughout both January and February. Some of the prizes you can win in January Sales include cash, iPods, iPads, Beats headphones, Xbox 360’s and more. To get started on your way towards winning these prizes, you need to log into the PlayerZone, and click the “Activate Offer” button under the prize you want. After doing this, it’s simply a matter of hitting the poker tables and earning the required amount of …

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888poker giving away $50k in TV’s, Electronics

Fans of expensive electronics will really love the new promotion that 888poker is running since they’re giving away $50,000 worth of 3D TV’s and other electronics. 888poker’s partner in this venture will be LG Electronics, and they’ll jointly offer the $50k in home entertainment products from December 12th, 2011 to February 12th, 2012. To play for the 3D TV’s and other products, you simply need to join 888poker and make a $10 minimum deposit within the aforementioned timeframe; this earns you a ticket for the $5,000 Guaranteed LG Tournament. Assuming you sign up at 888 through RakeTheRake, you’ll receive a …

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