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Turn $3 into $2,000 with Bwin Poker’s Steps!

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One huge draw to online poker is the idea that somebody could win an enormous sum of money for a small investment. And bwin Poker have done their best to help players live this dream through the “Steps Challenge.” The Steps Challenge is an ongoing promotion which sees players attempt to move up steps by playing in 10-seater sit and go’s. Depending upon how a player finishes at each step, they’ll either advance to the next level, remain at the same step, or be eliminated. Those who finish in the top five of the Step 6 SNG will be in …

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Americas Cardroom’s Online Super Series 2 is Smashing Success!

Last month, Americas Cardroom ran the second installment of their Online Super Series. Dubbed “Online Super Series II,” this event featured 82 tournaments and $1 million in guaranteed cash. Interestingly enough, OSS II smashed the original guarantee to deliver $1,308,702 to players. Most of the 82 tourneys in this series either met the guarantee, or paid out far more than the stated amount. The average OSS II tournament featured a $16,000 prize pool, while $100k, $150k and $200k guaranteed events were throwing into the mix as well. After seeing his site deliver one of the most impressive tournament series in …

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Poker Heaven holding €8k “War of Roses” for SNG Players

If you’re a sit & go player who’s looking for a great opportunity to earn extra cash, then you should definitely check out Poker Heaven. From February 11th – 17th, 2013, Poker Heaven are holding an €8,000 “War of Roses” Sit & Go Leaderboard. Below are some more details on how you can win a share of the €8k prize pool. Earning Leaderboard Points To earn points towards the aforementioned leaderboard, you should look for SNG’s that are labeled “War of Roses” in the lobby. Each of these SNG’s is a single-table, full ring tournament with a €5 + €0.50 …

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Rakeback for Mobile Poker Players

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One of the biggest online poker trends lately involves players grinding through their iPads, iPhones and Androids. By playing poker through a mobile device, you gain a huge advantage in the convenience department. For example, if you were on a long airplane ride, you could play a few hundred poker hands to pass the time. The only problem with mobile poker is that only a handful of sites are offering wireless play. This being the case, many people wonder if they can still get rakeback by playing online poker through a mobile device. So it’s definitely worth discussing this matter …

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Spend $1, qualify for a $1 Million Tourney at Bwin

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The ultimate fantasy of low stakes poker players everywhere is to spin their tiny bankroll into a massive fortune. And bWin Poker are giving players a perfect opportunity to do just this through the “The Million” tournament. Like the name implies, The Million offers a giant $1 million prize pool. And what’s perfect about this Texas Hold’em tourney is that virtually anybody has a chance to enter because satellites start at just $1 or 10 Poker Points. All one needs to do to find these satellites is visit the bwin software and select the “Tournaments” > “The Million” tabs. From …

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Cake Poker’s $40k Holiday Gold Freeroll Series!

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If Christmas shopping has put a major dent in your wallet, you should try and win some of this money back through the $40,000 Holiday Series that Cake Poker is holding. The $40k Holiday Series runs from December 20th, 2012 to January 1st, 2013, and a variety of Gold Chip and Gold Card buy-in tournaments will be held during this time. Anybody who’s hoping to earn a piece of the $40k in free cash should keep reading to find out more details. Two Tourneys a Night Every night from Dec. 20th to Jan. 1st features two different Gold buy-in tournaments. …

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Americas Cardroom Announce Dramatic Rake Drop!

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Americas Cardroom announced earlier this week that they’ll be treating all their online poker players to a bit of an early Christmas gift. Effective immediately, ACR is drastically lowering the rake fee for all Limit tables – covering Limit Hold’em, Omaha, and 7 Stud. The most significant drop will be at the high stakes tables – where the 5% rake fee will be cut to just 1%! Low stakes players will also benefit from these changes, seeing a one cent cap at all $0.02/$0.04 tables. The brand new rake structure for all Limit Tables at ACR can be seen in …

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Poker Study shows Brain reacts Differently in Live and Online Poker

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Everybody knows that there’s a major difference when it comes to live and online poker since players are actually sitting next to their opponents in the live version. However, what poker players may not realize is that one section of their brain acts completely differently when it comes to playing the two versions of the game. A Duke University study revealed these intriguing findings, and here’s a deeper look at their research. Brain Activity To set up their study, Duke researchers had various people play both live and online poker. While the poker players were grinding, their neural reactions were …

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Contributed Rake and its Effect on Rakeback

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While the ideal poker playing style may change from table to table, many players advocate a loose-aggressive (LAG) style. By playing LAG, you’re able to steal more small pots and blinds that will go a long way towards increasing your overall win rate. Another good reason for employing a LAG playing style is that you’ll earn a lot more rakeback from online poker sites with contributed rake models. Taking this into account, let’s look at how contributed rake works and how you can earn more rakeback through this method. How Contributed Rake works In direct opposition to the dealt rake …

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Academic Study looks at Skill and Emotions in Poker

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You don’t need to be a genius or look at academic studies to realize that experienced online poker players are normally more successful than beginners. Even so, it’s always nice to have research to reinforce these facts – especially when the research gives detailed analysis of the characteristics that comprise successful players. So let’s look at a recent poker study carried out by the Journal of Gambling Studies: The Purpose of the Study The purpose of this academic research was to assess the differences in emotional characteristics and technical skills between experienced and beginner online poker players. In order to …

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