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WSOP Rookies

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While many eyes will be on the World Cup in Brazil this summer, there will also be some attention diverted Vegas’ way as the 44th World Series of Poker (WSOP) gets underway. Anyone familiar with poker will know big players such as Phil Ivey but who are the rookies looking to make a name for themselves in the ultimate poker tournament? Ole Schemion One of the most hyped about players currently on the circuit. The 21-year-old really is a prodigy and widely regarded as the best no-limit hold ‘em players in the world, so it comes as little surprise that he currently sits atop of the Global Poker Index. With over $5million in career winnings, Schemion is ...

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Poker Ace Nadal Hoping For French Open Flush

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Rafael Nadal prepared for last year's French Open by taking part in a poker tournament, and the Spaniard could be forgiven for looking to play a few hands of cards in the run-up to his return to Paris. Favourite Nadal will head to Roland Garros this month looking to win his fifth straight French Open crown, which would then take his overall French Open tally to nine, and the world number-one has made it clear he believes he is able take plenty of the skills he has learned playing poker into his tennis. When taking into consideration Nadal's supreme athletic ability, it's no surprise to discover the Spaniard was brought up playing a number of sports ...

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Choosing the Right Chip Set and Poker Table

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In the opinion of any player who can earn a buck playing poker, perhaps the two most essential pieces of equipment required to play poker are the chips and the casino poker tables. If these two items are there in your game room, there is not a single game of poker that you cannot play. There are probably a few things that you need to know about the poker tables: when it comes to buying an actual poker table, there are a few different factors that you have in front of you, but it all depends mainly three basic factors. These factors will decide what kind of table that you guy, where you can buy ...

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Customized Poker Chips For Businesses: A New Marketing Tool?

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While back in the days, poker chips were associated with casinos and professional tournaments; nowadays they are becoming more popular within the general public. In fact, as individuals become more aware that poker is not all about winning but also about having fun, chips are no longer associated with pure gaming purposes. Therefore, an explanation for the sudden increase in customized poker chips demand resides in the fact that people started realizing the endless personalization options coupled with them. Because chips can come in a wide variation of colors and accompanying texts, many businesses are nowadays including customized poker chips in their corporate promotional gift basket. ...

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Fun Facts about Poker

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 Have you ever sat at a poker table with a whole host of people and while the excitement and tension is there, but there is a notable silence across the table? Well, if you haven’t been in that situation, you are either extremely lucky or you haven’t sat at many poker tables, and we suspect it is the former. Whether it be a live poker tournament, an online casino, the spoken word or the chat bar, the noticeable air of silence exists. Even if you opt for reliable poker rooms, it's always good to have some in-depth knowledge about the game before you play. To break any future silences, here are some fun facts about ...

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Poker Chips 101

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With the plethora of styles and types of the poker chips available on the market today, the simplest way to make a decision regarding the ones that are best for you involves determining the quality and the maximum amount of cash that you are willing to pay. To be more precise, what really matters about the poker chips that you are about to acquire is their overall durability (especially if you have regular poker sessions), the customizable graphic design and the quality of the materials used, which will be very noticeable around the edges. The three basic categories of poker chips The wide variety of poker chips currently available on the market can be classified into three distinct categories: ...

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Learn the Basics of Poker and Play Better

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It goes without saying that poker is a game of skills and chance, but it is also true that without practicing this game you can not increase your chances of winning when sitting at that table. Therefore any occasion to play, including the new Live Casino Hold'em Poker, represents a good opportunity to increase your level and play better. As a beginner you may have the feeling that you are not prepared to face the veterans of this game, but just think that these ones have also been in their turn as beginners once, right? So arm yourself with plenty of patience and learn first of all how to play poker. You have various alternatives of ...

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Why does Texas Hold’em dominate the poker scene?

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The popularity of Texas Hold’em poker has grown over the past decade with the introduction of online gaming and live televised tournaments, which have brought millions of players to the poker tables off the back of this simple card game. The main reason for Texas’ popularity is its simplicity. It is by far the easiest poker game to pick up and its basic principles mean you can learn everything there is to know about card strengths, tactics and chance during each hand. The ultimate poker principle of beating your opponent’s hand is what drives Texas Hold’em but what makes it interesting and captivating are the hole cards. Because each player has two unique cards for themselves to ...

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A Quick Guide To Online Freeroll Poker Tournaments

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Entering a freeroll online poker tournament constitutes an excellent opportunity for both the seasoned players and the intermediated level ones. Freeroll tournaments do not involve participation fees for the players because the prizes derive mainly from the online casino’s donations, admission fees for the spectators, broadcasting rights for the major televised events or all of these sources put together. In other words, the freeroll tournament is as safe as it gets, because the poker player does not use his own money. However, entrance to these freeroll poker online tournaments requires an invitation from the casino and the selection criteria for the participants varies from one establishment to another. ...

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Buying Poker Chips: Clay, Custom, And Casino Chip Sets

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If you’re in the market for poker chips, it’s a good idea to get the chip which best suits your needs. Poker chips come in varying weights and are made from different types of materials. The intended use should be the primary factor taken into consideration while making your poker chip purchase. Poker chips come in different sizes which are measured by weight in grams. The most popular chip used in casinos is the 11.5 gram chips which are 39mm in diameter. These poker chips are used for their pleasing weight and size, plus they are not the most expensive poker chips on the block. With the amount of handling and abuse poker chips suffer, casinos ...

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