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2014 WSOP should be a ‘Big One’ for Sam Trickett

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Predicting WSOP success is always a tricky matter. Due to the larger field sizes these days and high variance, even the best pros can have down summers in Las Vegas. And we have enough failed WSOP prop bets by studs like Jason Mercier and Tom Dwan to prove this point. But even with this being said, we envision lots of success for Sam Trickett at the 2014 WSOP. Trickett, who famously finished second in the 2012 WSOP Big One for One Drop ($10.1m), is coming into Vegas with a renewed passion for tournament poker. He signed a new sponsorship deal …

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May Freerolls – We’re giving away $100 Every Day at Carbon this Month!

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From now until the end of May, RakeTheRake are holding two $50 freerolls a day at Carbon, exclusively for RTR players with a Carbon Poker rakeback account. That’s $100 a day, every single day for the rest of the month. These freerolls aren’t open to anyone else, so if you don’t have a Carbon account with RakeTheRake, then sign up for Carbon Poker Rakeback today and you’ll be eligible to take part in this freerolls as soon as your account is confirmed*. As these are private tourneys, all passwords will be sent to your RakeTheRake inbox…   Two freerolls will …

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Should Poker Tournaments Sponsor Entertaining Amateurs?

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Here’s an off-the-wall suggestion for making poker more entertaining: why don’t poker tournaments choose and sponsor entertaining people who might not otherwise have the bankroll to play in major events? Before you immediately nix our idea for the downsides that it presents, just stay with us for a second. Everybody this year keeps coming up with thoughts on how poker could be more entertaining. Joe Hachem came to the conclusion that WSOP Main Event champions, as well as young successful pros, need to be more sociable and do better at engaging amateurs. He believes that many high-profile players are only …

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Carbon Poker running Double Sunday Majors on Jan. 26th – $220k up for grabs

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Every Sunday, Carbon Poker run some of the biggest tournaments in online poker. This is especially true of the Sunday Big Ticket, which offers a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. In addition to this, Carbon also stage the Sunday Big $11, where players compete for a $10,000 Gtd. prize pool. On January 26th, 2014, Carbon are stepping things up a notch by running ‘Double Majors,’ where there’ll be two Sunday Big Tickets and two Sunday Big $11 events. If you do the math, that’s $220,000 worth of prize money in just four poker tournaments! Assuming you’re somebody who loves playing for …

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Bodog/Bovada guaranteeing over $140k in Weekly Happy Hour Tournaments

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The Bodog/Bovada poker network want to make your days a little happier through their new Happy Hour promotion. From now until December 15th, Happy Hour (‘Poker Power Play’ at Bovada) will pay out over $140,000 in guaranteed tournament money each week…

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Win a CEP Passport Series Package at Poker Heaven for just €0.55

The Campeonato de Espana de Poker (CEP) Tour may be rounding out its 2013 season, but you still have time to get in on Spain’s biggest live tournament series. And Poker Heaven are doing their part to help you get involved with these huge tourneys since they’re giving out €1,500 CEP prize packages. What’s great about these packages is that they can be used at any of the three remaining CEP stops this year. Plus they cover your travel and hotel expenses, which means all you have to do is worry about playing poker. Here’s a quick look at what …

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PokerStars’ MicroMillions 5 offering $5m from July 18-28

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Once again, PokerStars will be giving low stakes players the opportunity to compete in a huge poker tournament series. MicroMillions 5 will run from July 18th-28th, 2013 and offer a guaranteed $5 million prize pool. In all, there’ll be 100 events with buy-ins ranging from $0.11 to $22.00. With entry fees this low, anybody can play in MicroMillions 5! But while the buy-ins may be cheap, keep in mind that the prizes are definitely significant. In fact, Belarusian poker player ‘Ges26’ has made a fortune through this tourney series after collecting $140,493 in the first four MicroMillions. Not bad considering …

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Win a Free WSOP Package through PKR’s Vegas Nights

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Playing in the World Series of Poker certainly isn’t a cheap affair. After all, you need to consider plane tickets, a hotel stay, food, and the buy-in for your desired tournament. But what if you could participate in the world’s largest poker event without paying a dime!?

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Catch the $250k Whale at 888poker

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888poker has always been known for holding some of the bigger tournaments in the poker industry. But now they’ve unleashed a whale of a tournament that offers a $250,000 guaranteed prize pool. Dubbed “The Whale”, this event happens on the fourth Sunday of every month at 19:00 GMT. And what truly stands out about The Whale is that the winner walks away with at least $60,000! Assuming you’re interested in playing for this kind of money, you should visit the 888poker software and look under the “Tournaments” tab and “Challenges” button. Once here, you’ll find that the direct buy-in is …

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Ultimate Bet has Excellent Micro Stakes Promotion

If you play micro stakes poker games, you don’t expect to play for lots of money at this juncture.  In fact, you are probably just hoping to improve your poker strategy before moving on to higher stakes.  But at Ultimate Bet Poker, you don’t have to wait for the higher stakes before playing for lots of cash.  You can play poker for major money right now through their Perfect Play promotion! Altogether there will be over $100,000 worth of prizes offered with the money spread out over several different promotions.  In Perfect 10, you will compete in $10 +$1 tournaments …

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