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Who is the Poker Player with Lizard Sunglasses?

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The ‘lizard sunglasses’ look is something very unique to a certain WSOP Main Event champion. So who was the poker player famous for wearing lizard sunglasses while playing poker? The player is none other than 2004 WSOP Main Event champion, …

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Greek Players in Tournaments at PokerStars Explained

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There is a strange phenomenon on PokerStars where big buy-in tournaments only have Greek players registered weeks out from the event. These players always unregister before the tournament starts, so why is this happening? Greece taxes poker players on their …

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The Best Push / Fold Poker App

Having a solid push/fold poker strategy is key to winning tournaments. The popularity of hyper turbo poker tournaments in recent years has made this strategy even more important. There are many websites and downloadable programs for PC and Mac which …

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How does PokerStars shuffle their decks?

Online poker has a bad reputation when it comes to legitimacy. Scandals involving Full Tilt Poker and UltimateBet amongst others creates a negative view of online poker world. PokerStars, as the biggest online poker room, has focused on creating a …

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What is the longest session of poker ever played?

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#53244893 / Poker is a game whose history dates back to the early 1800’s. It still remains a very popular card game around the world. For years, people have taken part in it not only for recreation purposes alone, …

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Who Started the Poker Boom?

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#183268054 / Previously, poker was the preserve of men who participated in smokey casino games and secretive tournaments. Nonetheless, thanks to a series of events within the last decade, the game has considerably grown in popularity. During this period, …

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Why can’t I play online poker in America?

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#72069599 / Years have elapsed since the big storm labelled ”Black Friday” rocked the online poker community unannounced. But since then, poker has slowly returned to America, though in a limited form. There’s still some hope that online poker …

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What is the World Poker Tour (WPT)?

World Poker Tour (WPT)

#97020367 / The World Poker Tour (WPT) has become a household name particularly in the United States. WPT is a collection of various Texas hold’em poker events that are held internationally. In collaboration with broadcasting houses, the cameras zoom …

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What is the “durrrr” Challenge?

Tom 'durrrr' Dwan

‘durrrr’ is the rather unpretentious moniker of the famous American High Stakes online poker player, Thomas Dwan Jr. The “durrrr” Challenge itself is Dwan’s own challenge to the online poker community. In short, durrr offered all comers a 3-1 odds …

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