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Weekend review: MicroMillions headlines big online weekend

MicroMillions, Team Online nearly winning a Sunday Million, and Rafa Nadal hosting a home game. Those were just a few of the stories you might have missed if you were out for the weekend. No worries. We're here to catch you up quickly. MicroMillions is running hot. It's already nearing the halfway p...more

by Brad Willis on July 21, 2014 5:59 AM

A #MicroMinute to win it... Play MicroMillions for free!

Earlier this week MicroMillions returned for its eighth outing, once again offering players the chance to turn a small acorn into a giant money tree.But what if we told you that you didn't even need the acorn?With MicroMinute you require neither a nutty nor monetary based investment - you could reap...more

by Adam Goulding on July 19, 2014 7:48 AM

Banish tilt and think like a winner!

Poker is many things to many people: a fun, social experience; a way to blow off steam; a thrilling challenge; even a full-time job. There are as many reasons to play poker as there are people who play the game, but whatever your motivation there's one less desirable facet of the game that's sure to...more

by Adam Hampton on July 16, 2014 6:04 AM

Friends to host Chad Brown Memorial and charity tournament

No matter who you speak to, it's impossible to find anyone to say a bad word about Chad Brown. When the poker community lost Chad to cancer last week, the flood of memories online and in casinos around the world was enormous. Everyone was looking for a way to express just how they feel.Today, Chad's...more

by Brad Willis on July 8, 2014 6:55 PM

Home sweet home for PokerStars Touch

Home was where the hearts were this past week as members of PokerStars Touch dabbled in Home Games and created their own private online poker clubs.PokerStars Touch is a brand spanking new initiative that introduces handpicked newcomers to the world of poker, and for their latest taste they got to s...more

by Adam Goulding on July 3, 2014 4:29 PM

Looking beyond the table

As you read this, the poker community is coping with the loss of two of its stars: Chad Brown and Johannes Strassmann. You might find it odd that I use the word "star," since neither of them won a WSOP bracelet or an EPT title. They will not end up in the poker Hall of Fame and books will not be wri...more

by Lee Jones on July 2, 2014 4:24 PM

Chad Brown: 1961-2014

Chad Brown rubbed elbows with James Bond, faced down a maniacal killer, won a baseball championship, and earned more than $3.6 million playing a card game. A model, actor, baseball player, and poker legend, Brown lived his entire life earning a living in ways that most people believed impossible. He...more

by Brad Willis on July 1, 2014 11:53 PM

Chad Brown: Friends remember a fierce, fair fighter

There are many ways to mark Chad Brown's life. He packed enough into 52 years to fill the lives of three people. Along the way, he made friends as easily as most people breathe. His ability to be a friend may have been the greatest of his many talents. In the days leading up to Chad's death, friends...more

by Brad Willis on July 1, 2014 10:03 PM

Johannes Strassmann, a gentleman with a dream

When I first met Johannes Strassmann in January 2008 at the European Poker Tour in Dortmund, he was already being talked of highly. Just six weeks earlier he had finished ninth at EPT Prague, and he was confident about playing his first home EPT. In fact, he put that confidence to good use, and fini...more

by Robin Scherr on June 30, 2014 8:46 AM

Test your Championship skills in the Play Money Masters

Rumour has it there's something of a poker bonanza going on at the moment, as players from around the world gather in the desert in the hopes of taking home a rather fetching bracelet (or two, if your name happens to be George Danzer). With big fields, a wide range of events and daily tournament act...more

by Adam Hampton on June 30, 2014 7:34 AM
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