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Five Things to Jump Start Your New Poker Year

The confetti have been cleaned up, the noisemakers have been put away and some are nursing off the remainder of the hangover they acquired from their New Year’s Eve celebrating. Now it is time to start thinking about the New Year and what it has to offer. How do you make it better than the previous one? One of the best ways to do it is to have a concentrated plan of attack. Whether it is your personal life or your poker one, it is always a good idea to have a plan to, at the minimum, put your best effort forward for the next year. Sometimes these things can be grand or sometimes they can be simple. But it is important to have some sort of idea of the things you want to achieve in the coming 365 days. With this thought in mind, here’s five ways you can

2017 World Series of Poker Europe: Three Bracelets Awarded as Event #4 Prepares to Start

The 2017 World Series of Poker Europe is in full swing as we speak, with Event #4, the €1500 Six Handed No Limit Hold’em tournament, taking the stage at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Prior to the start of Event #4 today, there’s been a flurry of activity that has seen three bracelets handed out. Event #3 – €1000 No Limit Hold’em Turbo “Bounty Hunter” A double oddity at a WSOP tournament schedule, Event #3 started and finished in the same day, with the players coming out for a rare bounty tournament on a schedule. Players were putting up a minimum of €1000 (there were unlimited reentries) and a bounty of €300 on each player’s head. With the potential to make enough money in bounties to cover the entry fee, players flocked to the tournament on Wednesday and did decide a champion early Thursday morning. 85 players were

World Champion Joe McKeehen Speaks Up On Tournament Start Times

When a player wins the World Series of Poker Championship Event and becomes the de facto World Champion of the game of poker, he (or perhaps one day she) also becomes an ambassador of sorts for the sport. Not only for the year following but pretty much for the rest of their involvement in the world of poker, former World Champions are sought out for their opinion on pertinent issues that come up within the game. Sometimes they offer up their own opinions, as it appears our reigning World Champion has done in this case. The defending Championship Event titleholder, Joe McKeehen, took to the stream of Twitter last week to rant about the start times for tournaments at this year’s WSOP. Stating that “poker players have been getting shit on because of the media ever since I started playing poker,” McKeehen blamed the in-house media team from the WSOP

Super High Roller Bowl Sells Out Two Months Before Start

More than two months before it is set to take to the felt, the 24/7 streaming network Poker Central and the Aria Resort & Casino’s Super High Roller Bowl tournament – which proved to be such a success in 2015 that it was expanded for this year – has sold out of seats for the $ 300,000 buy in event. Registration for the tournament opened up in January, well ahead of the May 29 play date at Aria in Las Vegas. The field was increased to 49 players (from the 43 that took part in 2015), but the buy-in was also decreased (to $ 300,000 from the $ 500,000 it was last year). As an additional treat, a still-unknown sponsor has put up $ 300,000 to bring the total prize pool to a nice round $ 15 million, with $ 5 million going to first place. Still, the speed in

Ari Engel Rides Start of Day Chip Lead to Aussie Millions Main Event Championship; Byron Kaverman Leads $250,000 Challenge

After riding his start of day chip lead to heads up action, Ari Engel had to endure an epic battle against Tony Dunst to emerge as the champion of the Aussie Millions Main Event. As that mano y mano war played out, guys with plenty of money to toss around were taking part in Day One of the LK Boutique $ 250,000 Challenge. Aussie Millions Main Event Coming to the final table after a day to rest and reflect, Engel and Dunst held the 1-2 positions on the leaderboard. Engel’s 8.155 million chips massively dominated Dunst’s 5.99 million and Dunst likewise dominated the remainder of the field. His closest competitor was Samantha Abernathy, who sat behind a 2.485 million stack, and Alexander Lynskey’s 2.39 million in play. Kitty Kuo (1.005 million), John Apostolidis (960K) and Dylan Honeyman (885K) would have to find a double up quick to get their names