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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
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
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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I think this is also from May 11, 2012. A flopped set holds up.
September 9, 2012: A flopped house in the William Hill Sunday Facebook Freeroll.
October 28, 2012: I stayed out of this one. 5-2 suited. What a player!
September 3, 2012: Idiot v idiot. I stayed out of this one.
May 16, 2012: All-in with garbage, he outflops big slick, but justice prevails.
September 9, 2012: Pocket 8s win.
The last hand for our hero; very short stacked he is all-in with pocket aces and is ahead until a cruel river makes the guy playing suited connectors two pairs. I finished 467th winning 96c.
October 1, 2012: A screengrab from the same tournament as above; garbage wins again. Okay, it's a freeroll, but we are deep in the tournament, and many players play like this whatever the buy-in.
October 28, 2012: One of the dangers of slow playing kings, but he put me out of the tournament in 3rd place.
August 9, 2012: House on the river, uncalled.
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.
August 31, 2012: KQ suited loses to KQ suited. Ouch!
October 15, 2012: I cashed, after a fashion.
The final table - and another one bites the dust.
May 18, 2012: That magic river again.
This is the reason I don't like raising with a pocket pair smaller than kings. SISKOKIDD raised with his pocket 10s. Now what does he do when the player immediately behind him re-raises all in?
September 9, 2012: Three all-in pre-flop, and the moron with the ace wins.
May 9, 2012: He flops top pair and thinks he's in front. Oops!
A $1 time tournament played on PokerStars, June 23, 2012. Only 6 minutes left to run.
August 26, 2012: I am informed this was AK v AQ. Big slick sucks out.
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