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SUNDAY MAJORS: 'mdf92' Takes Home PokerStars Sunday Million Title
The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted more than 20,000 entrants for the second week in a row as a result of its half price buy-in format, with 'mdf92' taking home $212,110 for first place and 'ladygambiti' finishing runner-up for $151,189. Player '18055433805' was awarded $107,772 for third place in that event while 'DimaRu777' received $76,824 in fourth place.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Aug 21st, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'Tarmooo' Chops Sunday Million for $91K
There was plenty of major online poker tournament action over the weekend, led by veteran PocketFives member TJ '1bigacehole' Ulmer of Australia (ranked #61 worldwide), who took home the largest score in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $113,330 after finishing in third place officially. PokerStars players 'Tarmooo' and 'olipetra' cashed for $91,853 and $83,823 for their respective first and ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
TCOOP: Geraldo Cesar ‘GeraldoCesar’ Neto Grabs Second TCOOP Title
Sunday's action in the PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker, eight players claimed championship titles, including Brazilian Geraldo Cesar 'GeraldoCesar' Neto, who pulled off his win after coming up just short of a win on Saturday. In the early hours of Sunday morning, two players, Colombia's Mayu 'marroca5' Roca and Finland’s ‘€urop€an’, came tantalizingly close to a ...
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Jan 23rd, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'WestCliff21' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million
Major online poker tournaments witnessed a number of uncommon overlays this past weekend as top-ranked PocketFives members battled it out at a couple of key final tables. The largest cash prize on Sunday was awarded to 'WestCliff21' upon winning the PokerStars Sunday Million outright for $142,336. The runner-up spot in that event went to 'nodnek111' who walked away with $99,887 while ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Dec 12th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David 'Ymobad' Imobach Chops Sunday Million
There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament that involved two PocketFives members. David 'Ymobad' Imobach of Spain had his largest career online score with a $136,197 payday for the official 1st place finish as Poland's 'jacu131' likewise took home six figures and walked away with $131,273 for 2nd place. 'CROSA COLL' placed 3rd in that event for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 31st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David Peters Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million
David Peters beat out 5,040 other players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million (WPT photo) Veteran PocketFives member David 'Davidp18' Peters (ranked #284 worldwide) took home the largest online tournament score over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $143,505. David now has more than $5 million in lifetime earnings in online poker tournaments dating back ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 24th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene Wins Sunday Grand
Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene was one of the Sunday Majors winners this week (WPT photo) Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene might be best known for being one of the best high stakes Pot Limit Omaha players online right now. Or possibly for his recent feud with Doug Polk. On Sunday he put all of that aside to take down a Sunday Major. The Vancouver resident earned $62,458 for winning the $1,050 buy-in ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 17th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: 'EVERFR0ST' Grabs PokerStars Sunday Million Victory
'EVERFR0ST' won the PokerStars Sunday Million for a six-figure payday Another Sunday in the books meant another bunch of big winners in the Sunday Majors. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'EVERFR0ST' who collected a six-figure payday of $142,425 for the win. Jon 'luckyfish89' Clark of the United Kingdom (ranked #172 worldwide) came in 2nd in that event for $99,947 while ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 10th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Greece's 'pejacpoker' Wins Sunday Million, $146K
Entry levels across major tournaments over the weekend returned to normal levels following the conclusion of the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. The Sunday Million was won outright by 'pejacpoker' who outlasted over 5,100 opponents to claim the $146,147 top prize. The runner-up score of $102,559 went to 'big_frae' as 'Jazzer32' was eliminated in third place for $71,972. ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Oct 3rd, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Urbanovich Grabs WCOOP win, Bonomo Gets Super-Sized
Dzmitry Urbanovich was one of the big names winning on Sunday (PokerStars photo) The 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Poker entered its second week with plenty of high stakes action including the start of the $102,000 Super High Roller event that played down to a final table. There were five WCOOP events that wrapped up on Sunday alongside the regular Sunday Majors action with some of the ...
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Sep 12th, 2016 0
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten Wins Sunday Supersonic
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten won the Sunday Supersonic this week (photo courtesy CordigoPoker) As the 2016 World Series of Poker enters its final weeks, there were a number of online tournament specialists who came up big over the weekend. The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted 5,668 entrants, and was won outright by 'Jay-Syl11' for $177,298. Second place was taken by 'bogurdan' for ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 4th, 2016 0
'needdollarz' Chops Sunday Million, 'D0nKanaille_' Wins party HR
Sam 'TheSquid' Grafton took home $34,800 for a runner-up finish in the Sunday Grand. There was a three-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'needdollarz' outlasted over 5,500 opponents to claim the $159,387 first place prize. Fellow Russian 'THCHunter' finished runner-up in that event for $116,000 while Daniel 'lucky_scrote' ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 27th, 2016 0
'Koby295' Tuns $4.40 Into Sunday Million Victory
There was a four-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'Koby295' earned close to original first place money by cashing for $188,929. He won his way into the Sunday Million earlier in the day in a $4.40 satellite - giving him an ROI on this tournament of over 4,200,000%. Akos 'Akker' Pasztor of Hungary was awarded the second-highest ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 20th, 2016 1
András 'probirs' Németh Wins Sunday Million
András 'probirs' Németh took down the Sunday Million for almost $165,000 (PokerStars photo) There were a number of online poker tournament players who had significant scores over the weekend, led by András 'probirs' Németh who won the Sunday Million for $164,244 following a three-way final table deal. Players 'Penelas08' and 'tricotijr' each collected over $149,000 for their respective ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 13th, 2016 0
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov Wins Two Sunday Majors
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov grabbed two more victories on Sunday for almost $70,000. Major online poker tournament activity saw a slight decrease in activity this weekend as players flock to Las Vegas to compete in the 2016 World Series of Poker. One player in particular took full advantage of the softer fields. Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov, the top-ranked player in Bulgaria, won the PokerStars Sunday ...
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Jun 6th, 2016 2
 

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Tom ‘Jabracada’ Hall Wins 888Live London Main Event, $117K
Tom 'Jabracada' Hall was all smiles after winning the 888Live London Main Event for $117,000 on Monday (888 photo) Tom ‘Jabracada’ Hall began the final table of the 888Live London Main Event with a 2-1 chip lead over his nearest competitor and 31.5% of the total chips in play. It took him a little over eight hours, but Hall eventually ended up with all of the chips and a £78,888 ($117,805 ...
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Oct 17th, 2017 0
Matt Kirk's Case Against Leon Tsoukernik Partially Dismissed
Leon Tsoukernik, owner of King's Casino, battles high-stakes mainstay Matt Kirk in Nevada courts Clark County's Eighth Judicial Court ruled for a partial dismissal in the ongoing court battle between high-stakes grinder Matthew Kirk and the owner of King's Casino, Leon Tsoukernik. The lawsuit, filed by Kirk, seeks to recover $2,000,000 of an alleged $3,000,000 loan Kirk gave to Tsoukernik ...
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Oct 16th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Mike 'Pipedream17' Dietrich Wins Sunday Million for $142,000
'C Darwin2' added another Sunday Major to his credit this week Sunday saw some of the best online poker players in the world proving just that as they took home some of the week's marquee events. The current #1-ranked online poker tournament player in the world 'C Darwin2' of Sweden earned a victory in the partypoker High Roller on Sunday and took home $37,884. He was followed by Kenny ...
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Oct 16th, 2017 0
MILESTONES: 'hellohellohello' Says Hello to $5M in Earnings
Every week The PocketFives Milestone Report looks at the online poker players who are achieving career-best achievement or reaching new heights in the rankings
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Oct 16th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: 'C Darwin2' Takes Top Spot Back from 'lena900'
Another week, another change atop the PocketFives Rankings as 'C Darwin2' takes back the #1 spot Just one week ago, 'lean900' took over the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings after a 12-week long reign by 'C Darwin2'. That's all part of the history books now as 'C Darwin2' jumped from the #3 spot back to the #1 spot thanks to a pair of qualifying cashes.
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Oct 15th, 2017 0
The Fives Podcast: Episode 24 - The Milestone
Hosted by PocketFives President and Editor in Chief Lance Bradley and poker writer Matt Clark, The Fives runs each week and covers the latest poker news, preview upcoming events, and interview players and industry leaders.
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Oct 13th, 2017 0
New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware Enter Multi-State Player Pool Pact
New Jersey announces agreement to share player pool with Nevada and Delaware In what could be a boost to the existing regulated online poker market in the United States, New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware, the three states where online poker has been legalized and regulated, have agreed to a multi-state pact to begin player pools.
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Oct 13th, 2017 0
Matt 'papamat25' Iles Battles in Familiar Online Territory
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Oct 13th, 2017 1
Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic Leads PocketFivers Crushing 888poker in 2017
Alen Bilic won almost $200K in a single event on 888poker earlier this year. (Neil Stoddart photo) Five different PocketFivers have had six-figure scores on 888poker so far in 2017, but none have managed to put up a bigger number than Alen 'lilachaa' Bilic. Looking at the top 25 cashes by PocketFives members on 888poker in 2017 shows scores ranging from just over $38,000 to nearly ...
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Oct 13th, 2017 0
New Challenges Await WCOOP Main Event Champ Steven van Zadelhoff
Steven 'SvZff' van Zadelhoff's life changed for the better after taking down the WCOOP Main Event(van Zadelhoff photo) The celebrations are over for Steven van Zadelhoff and now the 2017 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Main Event champion is getting back to the thing he loves best; grinding. That doesn't mean that he didn't take some days off after winning $1.6 million though. ...
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Oct 12th, 2017 1
PokerStars Rolls Out 'Power Up' for Game Real Money Play
PokerStars' Power Up gives players a new power packed gaming experience Commencing liftoff in 5,4,3,2... PokerStars' much-talked about twist on traditional Texas Hold'em, Power Up, was given clearance for a real-money soft launch on Tuesday. The poker variant combines the principals of traditional NLHE poker, in a three-handed Sit & Go format, with new game-changing “power” that allows ...
JWalshJeff Walsh
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Oct 10th, 2017 3
Punta Cana Poker Classic Looks To Raise The Player Experience
The Punta Cana Poker Classic offers players a little bit of poker paradise “Sun, fun, amazing poker and good people...” As the Punta Cana Poker Classic (PCPC) enters its eighth year, Phil Nagy, President of the PCPC, says players can expect more of the same good times they've experienced in the past when the five-day festival kicks off on October 24.
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Oct 9th, 2017 0
Sweden's Top 10 Features Online Poker's Cream of the Crop
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Oct 9th, 2017 1
Danielle Andersen Reflects on Summer Meeting with Howard Lederer
Danielle Andersen first ran into Howard Lederer during the 2016 WSOP Main Event. A chance encounter this summer at Bellagio gave her a chance to get answers to questions she had of the former Full Tilt Poker executive. Day 1 of the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event was sailing along for Danielle Andersen when she went from one side of the emotional spectrum to the other in a moment that had ...
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Oct 9th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Viktor Blom Wins Sunday Grand PLO
Viktor Blom won the PLO version of the PokerStars Sunday Grand this week (Unibet photo) Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom is one of the most mercurial figures in online poker history. He's won and lost millions in the nosebleed cash games and won the 2013 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker Main Event. On Sunday he added to his own legend, beating out 148 other players to win the PokerStars ...
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Oct 9th, 2017 0
MILESTONES: Chris 'Big Huni' Hunichen Fifth Player to Hit $10M
Every week The PocketFives Milestone Report looks at the online poker players who are achieving career-best achievement or reaching new heights in the rankings
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Oct 8th, 2017 0
The Fives Podcast: Episode 23 - The WPT 'Wunderkind'
Hosted by PocketFives President and Editor in Chief Lance Bradley and poker writer Matt Clark, The Fives runs each week and covers the latest poker news, preview upcoming events, and interview players and industry leaders.
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Oct 8th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: ‘lena900’ Takes #1 Spot from ‘C Darwin2’
Sweden's 'lena900' returned to the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings this week After 18 weeks looking up the PocketFives Rankings and seeing other players ahead of him, Sweden’s ‘lena900’ took over the #1 spot this week, passing two players in the process. Wins on 888poker and partypoker over the last seven days earned ‘lena900’ just over $51,000 and 624 PocketFives Leaderboard ...
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Oct 7th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: Bobby 'bcm4924' McLawhorn Continues Nevada Domination
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Oct 6th, 2017 0
Timofey 'Trueteller' Kuznetsov Tops September High Stakes Winners
Timofey 'Trueteller' Kuznetsov won $378K in September playing the nosebleed stakes online. It only took 23 sessions for Russian high-stakes online phenom Timofey ‘Trueteller’ Kuznetsov to capture the top spot for online cash game profitability in the month of September, according to the data tracked by HighStakesDB.
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Oct 6th, 2017 0
Art Papazyan Wins WPT Maryland For Second Title of Season XVI
Art Papazyan claimed victory in his second WPT event of Season XVI by winning WPT Maryland. (Joe Giron/WPT photo) Art Papazyan came out of relatively nowhere to win the WPT Legends of Poker event to start Season XVI and claim the lead in the WPT Player of the Year race. Papazyan traveled to Maryland to play the WPT event at Live! Casino in an effort to chase points and is now a two-time WPT ...
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Oct 5th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: David 'dehhhhh' Coleman Reclaims #1 in New Jersey
David 'dehhhhh' Coleman regained the top spot in New Jersey with NJCOOP underway. Following a few months away from the top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings, David ‘dehhhhh’ Coleman is back into first place. With the New Jersey Championship of Online Poker off and running in the garden state, Coleman could add more points to his lead before the end of October.
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Oct 4th, 2017 0
German Rankings Continue to Be Dominated by One Name: 'nilsef'
A closer look at the current crop of Germany's online elite players Over the better part of the last decade, Germany has emerged as a literal breeding ground for poker players of the highest caliber. From their dominance in all things High Roller, including, most recently Steffen Sontheimer’s Poker Masters victory, to producing some of the most recognized names in the game like Fedor Holz, ...
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Oct 3rd, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'ad144' Wins $148,800 for Sunday Million Victory
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Oct 2nd, 2017 0
Dominik Nitsche Advances His Career to the High Roller Level
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Oct 1st, 2017 0
RANKINGS: WCOOP Main Win Propels Steven 'SvZff' van Zadelhoff to #2
Steven van Zadelhoff has reason to smile after winning the WCOOP Main Event on Tuesday for a career-best $1.6M score (PokerStars photo) Winning the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Main Event came with a career-best $1.6 million score for Steven 'SvZff' van Zadelhoff but it also came with enough PocketFives Leaderboard points to move the Dutch grinder to #2 in the world.
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Sep 30th, 2017 0
The Fives Podcast: Episode 21 - The Guarantee, WCOOP & Borgata
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Sep 29th, 2017 0
MILESTONES: Oscar Serradell Smashes Through the $5M Ceiling
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Sep 27th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Steven van Zadelhoff Wins WCOOP Main Event for $1.6M
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Sep 27th, 2017 5
WCOOP: 'OverTheTop43' Earns Second WCOOP Title of 2017, $193K
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Sep 26th, 2017 0
888Live Returns To London: $800K in Guarantees, Shot Clock Debut
888poker returns to London for the 888Live London Poker Festival Mark your calendars and book your flights as 888Live returns to the city of London from October 5-16. Hosted once again by one of the best casinos in London, Aspers Casino in Westfield, Stratford City, 888Live in London promises perpetual poker action and over $800,000 in guaranteed prize pools spread out over 10 events. With a ...
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Sep 25th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: ‘C Darwin2’ Holds Onto #1; Chris Hunichen Cracks Top 25
'C Darwin2' continues to do the work necessary to maintain the #1 ranking. Events like PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker and partypoker’s Powerfest are designed for grinders capable of putting long hours over a concentrated amount of time. It should shock absolutely nobody that the players who inhabit the top of the PocketFives Rankings have also enjoyed success over the past ...
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Sep 25th, 2017 0
WCOOP: ‘compris’ Adds WCOOP Title Four Months after SCOOP Win
In the same year that he won a SCOOP title, 'compris' added a World Championship of Online Poker win to the resume A lot is often made of players who, over the course of their poker career, pick up wins in all three ‘COOP series; Turbo, Spring and World. There’s only been a handful of players who have collected all three. On Sunday Sweden’s ‘compris’ took a giant step towards joining ...
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Sep 25th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'NeverIsEasy' Wins partypoker Powerfest High Roller
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Sep 25th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'CllsDntMttr' Wins XL Eclipse Main Event For $273K
888poker's XL Eclipse came to an end on Sunday with over $2.3 million in guarantees. The conclusion of 888poker's 197-event super-sized poker series, XL Eclipse, took place on Sunday with over $2.3 million guaranteed over the final 17 tournaments. Players registered in droves, driving prize pools to over $350,000 in excess of the already massive promised amounts. Anchored by the $1,500,000 ...
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Sep 25th, 2017 0
WCOOP: Andrey ‘Kroko-dill’ Zaichenko Defends $1K Omaha Hi-Lo Title
Andrey Zaichenko defended his title in the $1K Omaha Hi-Lo WCOOP event (PokerStars/Neil Stoddart photo) Saturday’s World Championshiop of Poker Action final table action on PokerStars, which consisted of just two events playing to a winner, had a bit of a theme to it: back- to-back. Russia’s Andrey Zaichenko won the same event he won last year, $1,050 Eight Max Omaha Hi-Lo, while the ...
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Sep 24th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Brazil’s Rui 'Grobbshinit' Rodrigues Earns Six Max Title
888poker's XL Eclipse offers over $300,000 in guarantees on Saturday. The penultimate day of 888poker's XL Eclipse was one of their biggest yet. With over $300,000 in guarantees spread over 13 tournaments, including a trio of 6-Max tournaments, there was plenty of money up for grabs before Sunday's super-sized schedule and the $1,500,000 XL Eclipse Main Event.
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Sep 24th, 2017 1
The Fives Podcast: Episode 21 - The Masters, Sontheimer, Hellmuth, ROI
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Sep 23rd, 2017 0
WCOOP: Nick 'caecilius' Petrangelo Wins $25K High Roller, $625K
Nick Petrangelo scored a six-figure payday and a WCOOP title on Friday (WPT photo) The final high roller event on the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker schedule wrapped up on Friday night with Nick Petrangelo beating out a talented final table to win over $600,000 after chopping things up with Bryn Kenney and 'bartek901'.
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Sep 23rd, 2017 1
Guo Liang Chen Wins WPT Borgata Poker Open
Guo Liang Chen won $789,058 for taking down the WPT Borgata Poker Open Main Event Friday in Atlantic City (WPT Photo) In yet another exciting final table in Season XVI of the World Poker Tour, Guo Liang Chen outlasted a final table that included Cliff Josephy and 2017 Winter Poker Open WPT final tablist Jia Liu. Final table play lasted for 10 hours and when the dust settled, it was Chen who ...
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Sep 23rd, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Canada's 'alexos888' Becomes Two-Time XL Eclipse Champ
888poker's XL Eclipse heads into its final mammoth weekend. With only two days until 888poker's XL Eclipse $1,500,000 Main Event gets underway, players flocked to the 11 events on Friday's schedule to try and get some momentum heading into the mammoth final weekend of the series. Highlighted by a trio of Knockout tournaments, there were $180,000 in guarantees up for grabs and every single ...
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Sep 23rd, 2017 0
WCOOP: Connor Drinan Beats 'C Darwin2' for Second WCOOP Victory
Connor Drinan beat out 'C Darwin2' for his second career WCOOP victory on Thursday (WPT photo) While one of the storylines heading into the final weekend of PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker is the number of first time WCOOP winners, there’s also been a handful of players that have picked up their second or third title. Connor Drinan joined that group on Thursday, beating the ...
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Sep 22nd, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'Kaktus26rus' Scores XL Title, $26K In $100K Quarterback
888poker's XL Eclipse enters the final quarter of its massive schedule. 888poker's mega-series XL Eclipse officially entered the fourth quarter of their schedule on Thursday, highlighted by the six-figure guarantee of Event #152 ($215 $100,000 Quarterback NLHE). At the end of the day, 157 of the scheduled 197 events would be complete with 13 new champions being crowned.
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Sep 22nd, 2017 0
PokerStars NJCOOP Returns In October With $1.2M In Guarantees
Online poker players in New Jersey should be making plans for NJCOOP in early October. Just as soon PokerStars’ World Championship of Online Poker is wrapping up, the world’s largest online poker site is all set to fire up a new poker series and this time...it's all for you, New Jersey. The New Jersey Championship of Online Poker returns September 30 - October 16 and they are bringing ...
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Sep 21st, 2017 0
WCOOP: Viktor Blom Ends WCOOP Drought with HORSE Victory
Viktor Blom finally got himself a WCOOP title on Wednesday (PokerStars photo) Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom has had all kinds of success in online poker. He's won (and lost) in the nosebleed cash games online and he's also found success in the tournament arena. He won the 2013 Spring Championship of Online Poker Main Event for $1,096,200 as well as two other SCOOP titles. But he'd never won a World ...
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Sep 21st, 2017 0
Steffen Sontheimer Wins Poker Masters $100K, Takes Purple Jacket
Steffen Sontheimer won the $100K Poker Masters event to easily take home the Purple Jacket (PokerCentral photo) Steffen Sontheimer came into the $100,000 Poker Masters final event as the leading money earner through the first four $50,000 events. Sontheimer finished fourth in Event #1, won Event #2 and then finished fifth in Event #4. His total earnings were $1,221,000 and he was the ...
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Sep 21st, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: 'Smithstudent' Dominates Eight Max For XL Eclipse Win
888poker's XL Eclipse is headed into the home stretch. It was another action-packed Wednesday on 888poker as their popular XL Eclipse series hits the final stretch. With over $240,000 in guarantees spread over 13 contests, players got busy taking advantage of juiced prize pools and getting warmed up for the race to the Main Event this weekend.
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Sep 21st, 2017 0
Chris Moorman on How To Maximize Profits in a Longer Series
Chris Moorman has some great tips for how to take advantage of long online series'. One of the busiest periods of online poker tournaments is in the home stretch with many more massive guarantees yet to be paid out in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker and the 888poker XL Eclipse. Former #1-ranked PocketFiver and current 888poker ambassador Chris Moorman has played in more ...
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Sep 20th, 2017 2
WCOOP: Brazilians Dominate Podium, Take One Title
Brazilians took five of the nine podium spots in Tuesday's WCOOP action Brazilians have made a habit out of taking more than their fair share of COOP prize pools over the last few years. On Tuesday players from Brazil took all three podium positions in one event and took two of the three podium positions in another one.
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Sep 20th, 2017 0
XL Eclipse: Chip-In! Players Help Raise Over 40K For Charity
Players helped raise much-needed funds on Tuesday during 888poker's XL Eclipse On Tuesday, 888poker's XL Eclipse offered giant guarantees with enormous payouts, but the main focus of the day was raising money for those in need. Of the 11 events on the day's slate, three were branded as “Chip-In!” tournaments – where all the tournament fees would be donated to the REG charity of choice, ...
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Sep 20th, 2017 0