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Best low buy in tournament in Europe – Battle of Malta

Friday, September 30th, 2016 | Poker Strategy, Poker Tournament | No Comments

Get ready for the best low buy in tournament in Europe! November 2nd sees the Battle of Malta begin. Hands down, any poker enthusiast and pro would say that the Battle Of Malta (BOM) is the best standalone event in Europe. Not only does it bring poker players from all over the globe, but it is taking place on island of Malta, a real gem in the mediterranean. Even registered players that go out of the tournament early will enjoy the fantastic climate and its rich historical culture. Online Read more [...]

Understanding the Fundamentals of Online Poker Tournaments

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 | Poker Tournament | No Comments

Want to make your mark on the poker world? If you want to win big you have to understand the fundamentals of online poker tournaments first. Understand the Fundamentals of Online Poker Tournaments before You Join In Should you be setting yourself up to enter an online poker tournament for the very first time, you might want to know how it all plays out. Here we will look at the fundamentals of an average poker tournament. To start at the beginning, each player participating in the tournament Read more [...]

Upcoming poker weekend

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | Poker and Life, Poker Tournament | 2 Comments

I'm sitting here - bored as hell - playing the PokerStars daily 50k$ guaranteed tournament and suddenly realized that it's been ages since I wrote a post on my blog. Since I'm not getting any playable cards what so ever, I thought I might as well fill in whoever reads this blog what I've been up to lately. The main take home message is that I'm busy. About 2-3 months ago I enrolled in an MBA program to get one step closer to a big-money job as director of some insanely - GOD DAMN IT just busted Read more [...]

Why do you play poker?

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 | Poker and Life, Poker Tournament | 2 Comments

Despite being in a rotten tournament slump these days with no cashes in ages and underdogs constantly busting me out, I still somehow enjoy the game. Why else would I keep playing through frustration after frustration with a bank account that would be better off if I didn’t play at all? Maybe it’s simply a bad habit when I’m bored or maybe it’s more of a love/hate relationship…..fact is I keep playing. Why do you play poker?

Frustration at the tables this weekend

Sunday, August 7th, 2011 | Poker and Life, Poker Tournament | No Comments

Arghhhhh haven’t had any success what so ever this weekend. Lost 5-10 key hands in tourneys where I was ahead by 65% or better. Haven’t hit my draws while opponents have hit their draw all the time – when I hit top pair, they hit straight or flush; when I hit straight, they hit flush. Sometimes poker is such a joke….it’s been for ages since I’ve had a decent tourney cash. SIGH!!!!!

2011 WSOP – Ladies $1k Championship Event in the Books

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Tournament | No Comments

The $1k Ladies event reached its conclusion on Day 34 of the 2011 WSOP. 14 players returned to the tables on Day 3 of the event. The field included a male player too, who was among those who once again infiltrated the ladies’ event with hopes of easy pickings. Jonathan Epstein was the male player, who then proceeded to make the final table, thus becoming the first ever male to make the final table of a ladies’ WSOP event. Karina Jett, who used to play on PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, was the Read more [...]

WSOP day 9 – two bracelets awarded

Saturday, June 18th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro, Poker Tournament | No Comments

Day 9 of the 2011 WSOP yielded no fewer than two happy bracelet winners. Event #8, the $1k NL Holdem event (the first one of its kind at this year’s Series) has finally wrapped up, leaving Sean Getzwiller clutching the gold bracelet and the winner’s share of the prize-pool. The other winner was Geffrey Klein, who beat the odds during the heads-up stage of the $1,500 NL Holdem 6-max event to secure his own place in poker history and his own piece of WSOP gold. Only 3 players returned to action Read more [...]

Poker Stars tournaments – Sunday recap

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Pro, Poker Tournament | No Comments

Here's a recap of the Poker Stars tournaments this weekend Last weekend was the first one of the 2011 WSOP. While most of the heavy hitters were in Las Vegas, that didn’t mean the weekend online guarantees would not see their fair share of “name” competitors. Several factors combined into a perfect storm of an online poker weekend: the added interest generated by the WSOP and the fact that PokerStars major events kicked off a tad earlier, brought player numbers to pre-Black Friday levels. Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 55: The Poker Player’s Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 11 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 2 Event #55: The Poker Player's Championship $50,000 buyin Poker has become a sought-after game for most of casino goers. You may have only heard of No Limit Texas Hold’em poker game as it is the most popular and common poker variation played on prestigious poker tournaments like WSOP. But poker comes in a variety of styles and sizes making it a game of skills and talent. Over time, it has revolutionized Read more [...]

2011 WSOP event 58: Main Event No-Limit Hold’em Championship

Sunday, May 1st, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker News, Poker Tournament | No Comments

This article is number 12 in a series covering the most important tournaments in the 2011 WSOP. Jul 7 Event #58: Main Event No-Limit Hold'em Championship $10,000 buyin If you are new to poker, you may have only known the most easy and simple poker variation, the No-Limit Hold’em. After all, you may be surprised to know that there are over 50 poker variations out there. That only shows that poker has come a long way since its humble beginnings of just a game of card played within the family. Besides, Read more [...]

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