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Pre-Christmas poker promotions

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, will shortly be hosting yet another of its Micromillions events, over eleven days in November.

The PokerStars Depositor Freerolls

The world's top poker sites are offering bundles of free money, but sometimes you have to use your wits to get you hands on it.

The World Sit ‘n’ Go Masters in Prague

Prague - The World Sit ‘n’ Go Masters is being held this year in Prague. Many poker sites, including Ladbrokes, are offering the chance to qualify for free.

PokerStars aiming for 85 billionth hand

PokerStars, the world's largest poker site, will soon be dealing its 85 billionth hand. The person who wins this hand will receive at least $20,000.

Op-Ed: Speed poker is here

Not content with taking your money, the poker sites want to take your money faster. Speed poker is here, for those would are prepared to oblige them.

Op-Ed: Some poker advice for Rafael Nadal

Just before Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal was signed up by PokerStars as one of its celebrity players. This is a different game from the one he is used to; here is some advice for him.

On-line Poker — New games and new players

In recent years, poker sites have come up with a number of new ways to encourage players to part with their money; they have also recruited celebrity players.

Review: A good night on the tables at Party Poker

London - There is only one thing better than winning money at the poker table, that is winning it with no risk. Even a mere $1.60 for two or three hours effort.

Amarillo Slim dies at 83

Amarillo - One of the legends of the pre-Internet poker age has died. Amarillo Slim Preston has gone to meet the Great Dealer in the sky at the age of 83.

Party Poker Pokerfest II begins tomorrow Special

Party Poker is one of the world's biggest poker sites; tomorrow sees the start of its second Pokerfest - 47 events with both points and cash buy-ins, and big prizes at the end of the rainbow.

The PokerStars world record attempt — And success

Yesterday, Sunday, PokerStars, the world's largest poker website, hosted a special tournament with a $1 buy-in, no registration fee, a $50.000 first prize. And a staggering 200,000 entrants.

Op-Ed: Party Poker offers free ride to the Aussie Millions 2012

Melbourne - Party Poker is offering all its players free entry into a competition to qualify for the Aussie Millions next January. What have you to lose apart from your sanity?

Op-Ed: Playing the William Hill Sunday Facebook Freeroll

Even in these times of austerity it is still possible to find plenty of freebies if you know where to look, like to the Internet, and poker tournaments that require no bankroll.

Op-Ed: PokerStars on life after Black Friday and setting a world record Special

PokerStars is the world's largest poker site; unlike its rival Full Tilt, it has survived the April 15 domain seizures very well, and is now about to host the largest tournament in history.
 

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The final table - and another one bites the dust.
The final table - and another one bites the dust.
The tournament is 22 minutes old  and someone already has a massive stack.
The tournament is 22 minutes old, and someone already has a massive stack.
October 29  2012: Calling a big pre-flop raise with Q3 suited  he was then all-in with a flush draw....
October 29, 2012: Calling a big pre-flop raise with Q3 suited, he was then all-in with a flush draw. And he made it!
September 18  2012:  A flopped set holds up against a flush draw.
September 18, 2012: A flopped set holds up against a flush draw.
A $1 time tournament played on PokerStars  June 23  2012. Only 6 minutes left to run.
A $1 time tournament played on PokerStars, June 23, 2012. Only 6 minutes left to run.
September 9  2012: A flopped house in the William Hill Sunday Facebook Freeroll.
September 9, 2012: A flopped house in the William Hill Sunday Facebook Freeroll.
October 15  2012: Aces are cracked by a lucky river.
October 15, 2012: Aces are cracked by a lucky river.
October 15  2012: Going  going  almost gone  then a lucky river.
October 15, 2012: Going, going, almost gone, then a lucky river.
May 16  2012: All-in with garbage  he outflops big slick  but justice prevails.
May 16, 2012: All-in with garbage, he outflops big slick, but justice prevails.
Deep in the tournament  our hero folds pocket 7s to a raise from Anette Lisa  and Hades050 wins the ...
Deep in the tournament, our hero folds pocket 7s to a raise from Anette Lisa, and Hades050 wins the pot with a pair of 9s. Many players can literally never fold an ace.
May 9  2012: He flops top pair and thinks he s in front. Oops!
May 9, 2012: He flops top pair and thinks he's in front. Oops!
October 28  2012: One of the dangers of slow playing kings  but he put me out of the tournament in 3...
October 28, 2012: One of the dangers of slow playing kings, but he put me out of the tournament in 3rd place.
September 9  2012: Three all-in pre-flop  and the moron with the ace wins.
September 9, 2012: Three all-in pre-flop, and the moron with the ace wins.
September 3  2012: Idiot v idiot. I stayed out of this one.
September 3, 2012: Idiot v idiot. I stayed out of this one.
September 24  2012: The joker with 6-2 raised pre-flop.
September 24, 2012: The joker with 6-2 raised pre-flop.
I think this is also from May 11  2012. A flopped set holds up.
I think this is also from May 11, 2012. A flopped set holds up.
September 16  2012: A cruel way to lose with a small pocket pair when the board pairs twice and the ...
September 16, 2012: A cruel way to lose with a small pocket pair when the board pairs twice and the ace wins.
August 9  2012: House on the river  uncalled.
August 9, 2012: House on the river, uncalled.
A screengrab from a second stage freeroll qualifier played September 10  2012.
A screengrab from a second stage freeroll qualifier played September 10, 2012.
October 15  2012: I cashed  after a fashion.
October 15, 2012: I cashed, after a fashion.