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Poker tournaments and cash games fundamental differences

Posted on: September 21st, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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Poker tournaments and cash games have some fundamental differences. It’s important to clearly understand the distinction so you can best prepare and adjust your style accordingly. We’ll cover the nuances, why it affects you, and how to model your play to give yourself the best chance to win.   Cash/Ring Games Buy In: Tables have

My First WSOP Event

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by Akin 2 Comments
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by Josh Silverstone   Every poker player dreams about playing in the World Series of Poker (WSOP). For over 10 years, when Moneymaker won it in 2003, I knew I wanted to play in it someday. I just got back a few weeks ago, and although I don’t have a story about a major tournament

Cards 4 Kids Poker Tournament

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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A Devotion to Children & Doc Walker ProView Event Cards 4 Kids Poker Tournament Devotion To Children & Doc Walker’s ProView Cards 4 Kids Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament   Date: September 20, 2014 – 11:00am – 8:00pm Location: Blackfinn Ameripub (2750 Gallows Rd, Vienna, VA 22180)   · Early Bird Buy-In: $200* (July 1 –

What is HPT500?

Posted on: April 25th, 2014 by Akin 3 Comments
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What is HPT500? Show you’re the best of the best at your casino and play on national TV to become an HPT sponsored pro! To mark our tenth season of Heartland Poker Tour, we’re rolling out a new opportunity for poker enthusiasts to play on TV.  HPT500 is a league concept that will get you

Heartland Poker Tour HPT500

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  We recently received word of the upcoming HPT500 produced by the Heartland Poker Tour. Even better is our source on the subject will play a significant role in the HPT500 online opportunities.  This is definitely one of the more creative poker project to come along in quite a while. The moment we gather more

Maryland Live! Poker Night in America

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  “Poker Night in America” and Maryland Live! Casino are offering poker enthusiasts an opportunity to join Greg Merson, Gavin Smith, and Matt Glanz in the first-ever televised poker tournament in Maryland. On Tuesday, March 25, two invitation-only cash games will be filmed back-to-back, at Maryland Live! Casino, with a mix of pros and local

Jonathan Little: 5 Concepts You Must Master to Win at Poker Tournaments Review

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Akin No Comments

  Free PokerWebinar.com learn from Jonathan Little: 5 Concepts You Must Master to Win at Poker Tournaments Part 1 (56:33) Before an actual review takes place we feel more confident providing a preview (breakdown version) of the 5 concepts Jonathan Little developed at freepokerwebinar.com. Remeber the first concept will be an open review but the

PPA Twitter Town Hall

Posted on: February 27th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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Our #Twitter Town Hall begins soon! Join us along with John Pappas at 6:30pm (EST)! He’ll be answering all your #poker questions. We hope to see you all there! Be sure to follow @PPAPoker on Twitter if you don’t already! Don't miss out on your chance to have your questions answered by PPA's John Pappas

Calling all Maryland poker players!

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by Akin No Comments

  Call to Action! Calling all Maryland poker players!   Calling all Maryland poker players! On Wednesday, the Maryland State Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will be holding a hearing on S.B. 428, a bill that makes it expressly legal for you to host and play in home poker games without the fear of prosecution from

Help Legal Home Games Become a Reality in MD

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  It’s an exciting time in Marylander poker players. Two very important bills have been introduced in the Maryland Senate and Assembly and both have been scheduled to have hearing Annapolis; S.B. 428 on February 5th and H.B. 305 on February 11th. Both of these bills makes it expressly legal for you to host and

Maryland Live Poker Room Review

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  If you are a first time visitor be prepared to have multiple entry points to enter the casino. Try this go to marylandlive.com/casino/virtual-tour there you will receive a Live tour display of the Casino.   If that is not enough then you can click on the google link in bottom left hand corner for

1 on 1 with Maryland Live Director Of Poker

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Akin 1 Comment
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    A day after major news outlets proclaimed winter storm “Janus” it struck the United States East Coast harshly. I had the privilege after this inclement weather of meeting one-on-one with the Maryland Live Director of Poker, Mike Smith. Mike growing up in California was happy to let it be known his preference for

THE POKER ROOM AT MARYLAND LIVE! CASINO GOES ALL IN WITH FIRST $1 MILLION LIVE! POKER CLASSIC

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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    THE POKER ROOM AT MARYLAND LIVE! CASINO GOES ALL IN WITH FIRST $1 MILLION LIVE! POKER CLASSIC MARCH 10-24, 2014   For Further Information: Carmen E. Gonzales Monique Ianos – Maroon PR (443) 842-1992 cell (443) 832-5158 cell carmen.gonzales@marylandlivecasino.com monique@maroonpr.com   THE POKER ROOM AT MARYLAND LIVE! CASINO GOES ALL IN WITH FIRST

Weekly PPA Update from Rich Muny, VP of Player Relations

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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Weekly Update: FTP Remission Payments Starting Soon, Opponents Urging State AGs to Sign Online Poker Ban Weekly Update from Rich Muny, VP of Player Relations I have great news to share. Yesterday, PPA Executive Director John Pappas spoke with the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the Department of Justice regarding Full Tilt Poker

Sunday’s No Addon Deep Stack Poker Tournament – Jan 26 – Downtown DC

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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Bye Weekend No Add-on Deep Stack Poker Tournament DATE: Sunday, January 26, 2014 TIME: 11:00 AM LOCATION: Hill Country Barbecue – 410 Seventh St. NW – Wash, DC (Archives or Gallery Place Metro) Check-in: 11:00am First Hand Dealt: 11:30am Lunch Break: 1:00-1:45pm Registration / Entry Period Ends: ~2:00pm Final Table Estimate: ~7:30pm ***CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION*** ***IMPORTANT*** If you want to register, please SIMPLY REPLY to

PPA Invite: World Series of DC Charity Poker 2014

Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  World Series of DC Charity Poker 2014 Over the coming weeks, DC will be host to three Texas Hold’em poker tournaments.  These No-Limit tournaments will be run very much like the World Series of Poker tournaments you see on TV and should be a ton of fun for anyone into poker or wanting to learn.  Prize

Should I Run?

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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  The title reads correct should I run. I know your asking yourself run, what is the meaning of this? I figured I would share with our audience the latest in our attempts to provide you more value. Specifically it was our goal here to possibly develop, assist, or support the poker players alliance in

Bravo Poker Live App

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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The Bravo Poker Live Mobile App has been catching some buzz lately. Within the poker media circles, I have seen several articles referring to the application lately and have witnessed it being displayed on monitors at Delaware Park Casino. I knew  it was time to become fully aware of these changes and share them with

Trip to Delaware Park Winter Poker Classics Event #15

Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by Akin 1 Comment
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  Delaware Park Winter Poker Classic Event#15 Thursday, January 09, 2014 starting at 11am   Delaware Park 777 Delaware Park Blvd. Wilmington, DE  US (302) 355-1050 Thu, Jan 9th at 11:00 AM 1 day event Event 15: No Limit Hold’em – $50 Bounty ($10,000 Guaranteed) Rebuy/Re-Entry Event $175  N/A   My trip to the Delaware Park

Happy New Year 2014!!!

Posted on: December 31st, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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Happy New Year from everyone at maythebesthandwin.com. Wishing you and your loved one’s a wonderful 2014. Be safe and may the best hand win. Related posts: Happy New Year! Happy New Year From Maythebesthandwin! Happy New Year 2013 YARPP powered by AdBistroPowered by

Maryland Poker Year-End Updates

Posted on: December 24th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Maryland Poker Year-End Updates Posted on December 22, 2013 by Bo   Without a doubt, 2013 has been an epic year for poker players in Maryland and nearby states. This time last year, many of us were still traveling to Delaware, West Virginia, and New Jersey to play in legal games. Now we have

Join Our maythebesthandwin.com Newsletter

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Akin 1 Comment
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  Greetings Everyone,   We have officially began producing our newsletter which will go out every week. Our goal is to  send this newsletter out no more than once or twice in any given week. Obviously we are thrilled that you are willing taking part in these developments. So your next thought is probably, what

Delaware Park Winter Poker Classics 2014

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Akin 6 Comments
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2014 Delware Park Winter Poker Classic Wednesday, January 01, 2014 – Monday, January 13, 2014 Delaware Park 777 Delaware Park Blvd. Wilmington, DE  US (302) 355-1050 Date & Time: Event: Buy-In: Results: Wed, Jan 1st at 11:00 AM 2 day event Event 1: No Limit Hold’em – Deep Stack ($30,000 Guaranteed) Rebuy/Re-Entry Event $340   N/A Wed,

VIP Poker Player: Sunday’s Give Back Poker Tournament

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Sunday’s “Give Back” Poker Tournament DATE: Sunday, December 15, 2012 TIME: 11:00 AM LOCATION: Hill Country Barbeque DC – 410 7th St. NW – Wash, DC (Archives or Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro) Check-in: 11:00am First Hand Dealt: 11:30am Lunch Break: 1:00-1:30pm Registration / Buy-in Period Ends: 1:30pm Final Table Estimate: ~7:30pm ***CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION***   ***IMPORTANT*** If you want to register, please SIMPLY REPLY

Winner of the May The Best Hand Win HGWP Pro League

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Tuesday December 3, 2013 at 8pm may the best hand win Pro League held our very first tournament on Hogwildpokerleagues.com. Before an official count was taken meaning no shows were booted off, seventy players (70) signed up for the chance to receive a $25 gift card courtesy of us. With 66 players fired and

Maryland Live! Casino Minority Business Vendor Fair

Posted on: December 4th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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    Small Business Events   Date Time Event/Sponsor Location Cost Registration/Contact Information   12/5/2013     8 am        Minority Business Vendor Fair Hanover          Free      Maryland Live Casino   Events Calendar   Start Date: 05 Dec, 2013   End Date: 05 Dec, 2013   Start Time: 8:00 AM   End Time: 12:00 PM   Event Title: Minority

maythebesthandwin.com HWP PRO League

Posted on: November 28th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  LEAGUE : May The Best Hand Win   MOTTO : maythebesthandwin.com An HWP PRO League   INTRO : [An HWP Pro League] MayTheBestHandWin caters to the curious players! Join us for $25 Gift Card games, and HB Freerolls during December! At our site, we offer strategy tips, interviews with Pros and Semi-Pros, pro-poker author

Get Ready to Wear Your Sunday Best

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Its Official! We are going to take part in the first Annual BlueSharkOptics Online Charity Event being held December 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm. Remember folks this is for a great cause so we providing prizes, support and participation through our charitable donation. Check out the updated list of companies that have provided prizes support

WSOP: Full House Pro Preview

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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WSOP: Full House Pro by Akintunde Akinola   In the spirit of the WSOP main event championship which recently took place on November 9th, 2013. Sometime in the middle of the nearly three (3hr) Ryan Riess (USA) vs Jay Farber (USA)  final table showdown a commercial was shown for you guessed it. The WSOP: Full House

Deep Stack Poker Tournament – Sunday, November 24 – Hill Center on Capitol Hill

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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No Addon Deep Stack Poker Tournament DATE: Sunday, November 24, 2013 TIME: 11:00 AM LOCATION: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital – 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE – Wash, DC (Eastern Market Metro) Check-in: 11:00am First Hand Dealt: 11:30am Lunch Break: 1:00-1:45pm Registration / Entry Period Ends: ~2:00pm Final Table Estimate: ~7:30pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION Sunday, November 24, 11:00am – No-Limit Texas

7 things to ask Norman Chad (NormanChad) on Twitter

Posted on: November 5th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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by Akintunde Akinola   Hurray!   Most credit goes out to twitter.com who to follow section found on the left side corner under Tweets for the post inspiration.   The title speaks for itself 7 things to ask Norman Chad on twitter.   A man that needs little introduction with his underhanded remarks and overplayed

Blue Shark Optics 1st Annual Online Charity Event

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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Blues Shark Optics presents the first annual online charity event The Blue Shark Brigade vs. The World   When: Sunday Dec 8, 2013 at 4:00pm (EST) Where: Hog Wild Poker Leagues Website: Blue Shark Charity Information Page   *Participation based on available scheduling and is not guaranteed Charities:     Although there is no obligation

Blue Sharks Optics Online Charity Poker Event

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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by Akintunde Akinola   We are delighted to receive the news of Blue Sharks Optics presents its first annual online charity poker event courtesy of Hog Wild Poker Leagues.  Funny thing it I found out about this event through an old yet reliably trusted source for information. That is right if you guessed a magazine;

VIP Poker Player: SATURDAY’s Deep Stack Poker Tournament!

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Hey VIP Poker Player, Just a friendly reminder to register now for this SATURDAY’s Deep Stack Poker Tournament at Regional Food and Drink of Gallery Place/Chinatown (Gallery Place/Chinatown metro)! The first hand will be dealt at 11:30am – SATURDAY, October 26. If you register personally with me, you’ll save $20!  (I believe the cut-off time for early registration is Friday night around 7pm.)

Free Poker Training from Card Player and Jonathan Little

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  FreePokerWebinar.com Learn Poker from Jonathan Little   During a recent trip to Maryland Live it was there waiting as an alternate (3rd) for entrance into the 12:15pm $80 re-buy with antes. I came across a stack of cardplayer magazines sitting parallel the poker tournament registration room. Even though the wait was about 20-25 min;

Book of the Month: Why I Quit Poker

Posted on: October 14th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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Why I Quit Poker (Second Edition) [Kindle Edition]   Why I Quit Poker: An intelligent guide to Poker, Money, and Life   About the (Author) Jeremy Stryker   Biography Jeremy Stryker is a Chinese American entrepreneur, a writer and a startup employee. In real life, he is an employee of a high growth startup company

Runner Runner The Movie

Posted on: October 9th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  I finally caught last weekend opening poker drama called Runner Runner. Tuesday was my day to see the movie that has buzzed throughout the poker world the last few months. Actually going to see a movie in the middle of a five (5) day work week during the midday is sort of refreshing. Here’s

Maryland Live! October Tournament Schedule

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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    image provided by Maryland Live! October Poker Tournament Schedule Day Tournament Buy-In Time Units Rounds Monday No-Limit Hold’em $2,500 Guaranteed! $65+15 12:15 pm 8,000 20 Mega Stack Turbo NLH $5,000 Guaranteed! $105=$15 7:15 pm 15,000 15 Tuesday No-Limit Hold’em $100  $10,000 Guaranteed! $100=20+$100 12:15pm 12,000 30 No-Limit Hold’em  $8,000 Guaranteed! $130+$20 7:15pm 10,000

Maryland Live! Tournament Poker

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Maryland poker community it is now official. Maryland Live tournament poker is in full gear with the introduction of daily tournaments starting in the month of October.     Anyone following the table games timeline for Mdlive knows it began in late August with a cash games poker room preview open to the first

2013 Borgata WPT Poker Open Trip

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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    Image provided by Borgata Poker Blog   Tuesday, September 03, 2013   Anyone reading this blog for the first time be prepared to calculate the human factor. What is the human factor? How do you use it? Where does it come from?   It is actually quite simple, first thing first it requires

Lessons learned from poker

Posted on: August 20th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  by John Gower   More than just a game, poker offers you a ticket to a never-ending learning experience. Poker players take valuable lessons away from each game that translate to other areas of their lives, helping them to grow as a person.   Lessons learned from poker For a game played as a

mdpokerconnection.com founder interview

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Welcome to maythebesthandwin.com the founder of Maryland Poker Connection Brian. We discovered mdpokerconnection.com through a simple google search researching the terms maryland and  poker. Exploring this site it is easy to see news and information about poker in Maryland is in the right hands . Below is a question and answer interview with the

Find Poker Blogs using wordpress.com

Posted on: July 31st, 2013 by Akin 6 Comments
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This is a not a poker blog review. I repeat! This is not a poker blog review. I needed to throw the lines in above as a reminder to myself once again, “This is not a poker blog review”. The psychology behind it is to remind myself that I am merely introducing a pathway into

Poker Blog Directory Previews

Posted on: June 26th, 2013 by Akin 1 Comment
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  Scouring the internet for poker bloggers I typed the keyword poker blog directories into the major search engines. There I came across a few pages containing a list of poker blog directories directly and indirectly related to my search. One of the first noticeable parts about the list include the lack of social poker

AACC Introduction to the Gaming Industry Class

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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  Anyone that lives in the DC metropolitan area understands between the hours of 3pm till about 8pm rush hour traffic is a pain. Seem like no matter how many additional lanes are created and new HOV lanes are opened there isn’t anywhere to run from rush hour traffic. Enough about traffic, I only felt

2013 Delaware Park Poker Classics

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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      Thursday, May 09, 2013 12:45 pm     2013 Delaware Park Poker Classics Event #1   Tournament Clock Break Small Blind: 75 Big Blind: 150 Next Ante: 25 Next Blind: 100-200 Total Chips: 4,800,000 Entrants 120   12:50 pm   Announced about 10 minutes before 1 o’clock Event #1 alternates should be

2012/2013 WSOP Circuit Events – Harrah’s Philadelphia

Posted on: April 26th, 2013 by Akin No Comments

  Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack   12:09 pm   Welcome to Philadelphia! — maythebesthandwin (@mtbhwin) April 25, 2013 WSOP 2013 – 4/25/13 – Event #1 @ 12pm — maythebesthandwin (@mtbhwin) April 25, 2013   12:44 pm   Level 2 – Red30 minSmall Blind: $50Big Blind: $75Prize Pool:Next Blinds: $50-100Total Chip: $1,390, 000Entrants: 137 —

Hollywood Casino At Charlestown Poker Room

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by Akin 1 Comment
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    A total combined 80 cash & tournament tables; two (2) floors with twenty six (26) table’s first (1) floor and twenty four (24) tables second (2nd) floor dedicated to cash games and thirty (30) tournament tables to accommodate tournament players in the ballroom. Hollywood Casino Charlestown Poker room is generally open around the

Hollywood Casino At Charlestown Poker Open

Posted on: March 29th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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logo provided by: Hollywood Casino at Charlestown Races     Casino was built in July, 2010 There are thirteen (13) other Hollywood Casino locations across the country with around 7 to 8 facilities that host no limit hold’em poker tournaments according to management at Charlestown Experienced staffs at Hollywood Casino at Charleston Races consist of

Player Info, Winnings & Bracelets | Official World Series of Poker

Posted on: February 26th, 2013 by Akin No Comments
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Vince Edwards – WSOP Profile   Shortly after completing the 10 hours to victory post found at http://maythebesthandwin.com/10-hours-to-victory/#.USybF1ejv9s. We came across the tournament results for 2012/2013 Harrah’s Atlantic City Event #2.   If you scroll to the eleventh place (11th) person it shows Vince Edwards. Once you click on the name it send you to

Vince Edwards – Card Player Profile

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by Akin 1 Comment
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Source: Vince Edwards – Poker Player.   There is little need for a lengthy post to express the wonderment of typing in the search bar at http://www.cardplayer.com/ to find our very own Vince Edwards poker player profile. In his own words he finds the discovery both “motivating and deflating at the same time.” Anyone that

HPT500 Expands to Colorado

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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HPT500 Expands to Colorado Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek Selected as League Location Cripple Creek, Colorado – May 21, 2014 -The new league-based concept from Heartland Poker Tour forges on with the addition of a new location in Colorado.  Wildwood Casino in Cripple Creek will become the Colorado home of HPT500, offering poker enthusiasts another

HPT Adds Two More Stops to Season X Schedule

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by Akin No Comments
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HPT Adds Two More Stops to Season X Schedule Prairie Meadows & Indigo Sky Close out Record Year Fargo, ND – April 28, 2014 – Building off a record year, Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) is raising the bar with even more tour stops in 2014.  With two more nationally-televised tournaments added to the schedule, HPT’s

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