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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' ...
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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 ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jun 6th, 2016 2
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland Wins PokerStars Sunday Grand
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland won the PokerStars Sunday Grand this weekend. As the poker world now turns its sights towards the 2016 World Series of Poker, there were a number of players who came up big over the weekend in online tournaments. One of those is longtime PocketFiver Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland. The 63rd-ranked player in the world outlasted a field of 200 to win the $1,050 ...
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May 30th, 2016 2
 

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SUNDAY MAJORS: Conor Beresford Wins partypoker High Roller
Perennial high stakes online tournament player 'probirs' of Hungary (ranked #11 worldwide) earned the top spot in the prestigious $2,600 buy-in "Super High Roller" tournament on Partypoker, followed by 'z4vor' in second place for $34,545. The United Kingdom's C=Conor '1_conor_b_1' Beresford might crack the top five in the PocketFives Rankings this week, thanks to a win in the partypoker $530 ...
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RANKINGS: 'C Darwin2' Stays on Top; Swedes Hold 7 of Top 10
For the fifth consecutive week 'C Darwin2' continued to hold down the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings and the Swedish superstar has plenty of company from his fellow countrymen at the top of the rankings 'C Darwin2' is one of seven Swedish players in the top 10 including the all of the top five.
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Aug 12th, 2017 1
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The Fives Podcast: Episode 17 - The Producers
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Aug 11th, 2017 0
Sean Yu Wins WSOP Global Casino Championship, $296,941
Sean Yu closed out the WSOP Global Casino Championship in dominating fashion and beat a field of 124 to win the $296,941 first place prize. (WSOP photo) Sean Yu started his journey to the World Series of Poker Global Casino Championship last September by winning the WSOP Circuit Main Event at Planet Hollywood along with $170,000. The ring Yu won was his second and Thursday, he took down his ...
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Aug 10th, 2017 0
PokerStars Brings Back the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
PokerStars is sticking around the Bahamas but bringing back the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure name. This time last year PokerStars that the European Poker Tour was dead and all live tournaments run by the online poker giant would be branded as PokerStars Live. That meant the end of the flagship live event, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure - at least in name. When January rolled around and ...
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Aug 10th, 2017 2
Jay Lee Wins WPT Choctaw Main Event in Dramatic Fashion
Jay Lee had every reason to smile after winning almost $600,000 and his first live tournament at WPT Choctaw (Joe Giron/WPT photo) Jay Lee had just over $10,000 in lifetime tournament earnings when he woke up on Tuesday morning. By the time he went to bed though, he'd added $593,173 to that total and added his name to the World Poker Tour Champions Cup after beating Jeb Hutton heads-up to win ...
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Aug 9th, 2017 0
888Live Gets Ready to Set Sail For São Paulo
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Aug 9th, 2017 0
Upswing Poker Welcomes You To PLO University
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Aug 8th, 2017 0
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Aug 7th, 2017 2
SUNDAY MAJORS: ‘thx4urm0n3y’ Wins Sunday Million for Second Time
For the second time in 2017, Canada's thx4urm0n3y was the last player standing in the PokerStars Sunday Million. After negotiations with the other two final players, 'thx4urm0n3y' took home an even $168,000 while second place finisher 'diidums' was awarded $118,316 and 'Sanderssi' collected $110,834 for third place. 'thx4urm0n3y' won the Sunday Million in February, earning $145,747.41. ...
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Aug 7th, 2017 0
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Aug 3rd, 2017 3
WPT Choctaw Returns This Weekend With a $2,000,000 Guarantee
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Aug 1st, 2017 0
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Jul 31st, 2017 1
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Jul 29th, 2017 0
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Jul 28th, 2017 1
WPT Action Clock Hits All Stops on the Main Tour
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Jul 28th, 2017 0
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Jul 25th, 2017 0
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Jul 24th, 2017 1
888poker Now Providing Exclusive WSOP Europe Satellites
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Jul 24th, 2017 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'Kabotajoe' Takes Home $162K for Sunday Million Win
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Jul 24th, 2017 0
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Jul 23rd, 2017 5
RANKINGS: Back from Las Vegas, 'C Darwin2' Reasserts Control of #1
With the 2017 World Series of Poker now over, most of the players at the top of the PocketFives Rankings have made their way home from Las Vegas and some have made sure the rest of the online poker world knows. Holding down the top spot again this week is 'C Darwin2' and he did it by reminding the rest of the contenders just how dominant he can be. On July 16 he won the partypoker ...
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Jul 23rd, 2017 0
Phil Ivey and Devilfish Ulliott Named to Poker Hall of Fame
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Jul 22nd, 2017 0
WSOP: Scott Blumstein Holds Commanding Main Event Lead; Three Left
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Jul 22nd, 2017 0
WSOP: Scott Blumstein In Full Control of Final Table; Seven Remain
Scott Blumstein has almost half the chips at the 2017 WSOP Main Event final table (Fabian Gruber/888 photo) The final table of the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event began Thursday night in Las Vegas with Scott Blumstein sitting on the biggest stack. After 5.5 hours of play, two players were sent to the rail early but Blumstein' He remained on top throughout the night and ended with 49.4% ...
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Jul 21st, 2017 0
WSOP: Blumstein Favorite, Sinclair Longshot on PokerShares Markets
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Jul 20th, 2017 0
WSOP: Chip Leader Scott Blumstein Represents All Main Event Dreamers
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Jul 20th, 2017 2
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Jul 19th, 2017 0
WSOP: NJ Grinder Scott Blumstein Leads Main Event Final Table
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Jul 18th, 2017 7
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'toddxxx' Takes Sunday Million After Three-Way Deal
There was a three-way chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million this week, with 'toddxxx' taking home $161,777 for an official first place finish in that tournament. Fellow online players 'Esukki' and 'stormi22' received $103,482 and $98,481 as a result of the final table agreement. The PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up was won by 'seboraptor' for a cash reward of $43,470.
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Jul 17th, 2017 0
WSOP: Christian Pham Soars to Day 6 Chip Lead; 27 Remain
Christian Pham has over 31 million reasons to smile after Day 6 of the 2017 WSOP Main Event. Christian Pham once registered for a World Series of Poker tournament by mistake and won it. On Sunday, Pham made all the right moves to end Day 6 of the 2017 WSOP Main Event and ended up as the chip leader with just 27 players remaining. Pham’s move up the chip counts came at the expense of the ...
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Jul 17th, 2017 1
WSOP: Bryan Piccioli Thriving Through Tragedy with Main Event Run
Bryan Piccioli is enjoying his deepest run in the WSOP Main Event and hopes to keep going. This time last year Bryan Piccioli, once the #1-ranked online poker player in the world, was deep in the World Series of Poker Main Event and updating his friends and family back home in Olean, New York as he made his way through the field. His parents, Dan and Diana, were following along right up until ...
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Jul 17th, 2017 2
WSOP: PocketFivers Main Event Day 6 Sweat Guide - 22 Still Standing
Kenny Hallaert is one of 22 PocketFives members still in the 2017 WSOP Main Event on Day 6. With just 85 players still standing on Day 6 of the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event, 22 of them are PocketFives members. The group has a combined $33.6 million in lifetime tracked online earnings with former #1-ranked Bryan ‘theczar19’ Piccioli leading the way with $6.36 million.
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Jul 16th, 2017 0
WSOP: Robin Hegele Leads Final 85; Ruane, Hallaert Still Alive
Robin Hagele ended Day 5 of the 2017 WSOP Main Event as the chip leader. Day 5 of the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event ended with just 95 players still in contention for the $8.15 million first place prize money and 94 of them are looking up at Robin Hegele. The German pro finished just two 5,000 chips shy of being the first player to have more than 10,000,000 in chips. Hegele finished ...
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Jul 16th, 2017 0
WSOP: Mickey Craft Winning Hearts and Minds of Fans Watching Live
Mickey Craft has spent a good chunk of Day 4 and 5 at the 2017 WSOP Main Event in the ESPN/PokerGO spotlight. Ever year at the World Series of Poker Main Event, some unknown player bursts onto the scene and grabs the attention of poker fans around the world. Sometimes it’s for “speech play”. Sometimes it’s for antics at the table. And sometimes it’s for a playing style that combines ...
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Jul 16th, 2017 0
WSOP: Former #1 Brian England Ends Summer with Main Event Run
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Jul 15th, 2017 1
The Fives Podcast: Episode 16 - Life on the Bubble
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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Jul 15th, 2017 0
RANKINGS: ‘C Darwin2’ Back on Top After 'girafganger7' Taps Out
For the last two weeks Belgium’s ‘girafganger7’ has held down the #1 spot in the PocketFives Rankings, taking advantage of the fact that the talented group of Swedes behind him were cashing World Series of Poker glory in Las Vegas. Times have changed though. For the second time in the last six weeks, ‘girafganger7’ removed himself from the rankings, allowing every player below him ...
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Jul 15th, 2017 1
WSOP: Damian Salas Leads Heading into Day 5; 297 Remain
Damian Salas bagged up the biggest stack at the end of Day 4. One thousand and eighty four players returned to the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event on Friday all with the hope of making it through five more levels of play. Just 297 managed to do just that though and at the end of the day, Argentinian Damian Salas put 4,678,000 into a bag to end the day as chip leader. The group behind ...
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Jul 15th, 2017 0