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Borgata Atlantic City Reopening to Live Poker

Live poker has suffered a lot throughout 2020, as almost all poker rooms were closed throughout the United States. Many players had no other option but to play online poker from the comfort of their home. Despite the coronavirus pandemic going on, some land-based casinos decided to test their luck and open their doors to […]

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Breaking Down Real-Time Assistance: What Is It and Is It Legal?

Online poker players can play the popular card game in a different environment than those who play live poker. When playing online, some platforms offer a real-time overview of poker statistics that may help the players. However, in live poker, players are responsible for keeping track of all that information in their heads. Still, some […]

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“blakjak19” Wins Super MILLION$ Title for $344,407

A player from Cyprus nicknamed “blakjak19” managed to win the latest massive online event hosted by GGPoker. They topped the 137-strong field that also included some of the best poker players in the world, which was definitely not an easy task. The Super MILLION$ High Rollers event required the buy-in of $10,300. In the end, […]

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Hellmuth vs. Esfandiari, Part III — All You Need to Know

2020 was definitely not a good year for live poker. Many poker rooms worldwide were closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease, and almost all live poker tournaments were canceled or postponed. In other words, the majority of live poker fans had to seek an alternative — online poker. Nevertheless, PokerGO managed to […]

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First EPT 2020 Event Completed in Sochi

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic still underway, PokerStars decided to bring its most popular live poker event back to real-life tables. As a result, we’ve been able to see live poker action in Europe after a long time away, as the European Poker Tour Sochi took place in early October. The Sochi event is the […]

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September High-Stakes Hands Highlights

Online poker has been quite popular lately, even among high-stakes players. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, most poker players chose to stay at home and play the popular card game using their preferred device rather than going to an actual casino. We were able to witness some great hands taking place online, and their participants […]

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What’s a Bad Beat Jackpot and How to Win It?

Online poker platforms have found a way to make you feel a bit better after experiencing a bad beat. That’s why some of them offer the popular Bad Beat Jackpot. To tell you more about it, we first have to discuss what a bad beat actually is. What’s a Bad Beat in Poker? The name […]

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Astedt Wins Millions as Superstorm High Roller, More Events Wrap Up

Niklas Astedt, who goes by the online moniker “tutten7” has managed to win an 888poker’s event that’s part of the Millions Superstorm series. It was a high roller event that required the buy-in of $530, and Astedt managed to win the biggest slice of the prize pool – a total of $23,000. Astedt is one […]

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Controversy Strikes First Midway Poker Tour

We’ve had an opportunity to witness a brand new mid-major poker tour launching last Friday – the Midway Poker Tour; however, the glitz and glam didn’t last for a very long time. In fact, it only lasted for two days, before the controversy started surrounding the competition, resulting in a lot of negative feelings among […]

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“bazzzarov” Wins Almost $10K at Millions Superstorm

Right now, there’s a huge poker festival underway on a popular poker platform called 888poker. In fact, according to 888 officials, this is the biggest festival to have ever taken place on the site, and it is called Millions Superstorm. It started on September 10 and will end on October 11. More than $8 million […]

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Phil Hellmuth vs. Antonio Esfandiari Hands from High Stakes Duel

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many live poker events have been canceled, so tournament organizers have scrambled to provide alternatives. To avoid having many people in the same room, PokerGO created a new competition called High Stakes Duel. Although it takes place live, it’s just between two people, and those two also happen to be […]

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Bert Stevens Wins Super MILLION$ High Rollers

  September turned out to be quite lucrative for Bert Stevens, who managed to top the Super MILLION$ High Rollers event that took place on GGPoker. The event required a $10,000 buy-in and attracted a total of 196 players. In the end, Stevens celebrated with a total of $393,362 in his pocket. Making his victory […]