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Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

We have teamed up with 888poker! The poker room will be offering exclusive $100 freerolls to Somuchpoker followers every Sunday! The field size is expected to be small, you have a great chance to get your hands on some easy money. You do not have to make any sort of...

WPT Taiwan Rescheduled; APT Philippines 2020 Cancelled

WPT Taiwan Rescheduled; APT Philippines 2020 Cancelled

More live tournaments are being set to a later date given the current situation. Majority of scheduled events for the first quarter of 2020 have been greatly affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With increasing confirmed cases day to day, multiple...

J88PT Millionaire $240,000 GTD Going Online This April 2020

J88PT Millionaire $240,000 GTD Going Online This April 2020

With limited options amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and online poker booming across all markets, J88Poker is joining the bandwagon featuring its highly awaited J88PT Millionaire this coming 15-19 April, 2020. The series is set to go live on its very own...

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Asian Poker Tour announces Online Series on Natural8

Asian Poker Tour announces Online Series on Natural8

With live poker grounded to a halt, event organizers in Asia have ramped up their offerings online via their own poker applications. Soon to join the virtual party is land based poker outfit, the Asian Poker Tour.  In collaboration with Asia’s leading online brand...

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Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

Exclusive Freeroll on 888Poker: $100 for Grab – No Deposit Needed!

We have teamed up with 888poker! The poker room will be offering exclusive $100 freerolls to Somuchpoker followers every Sunday! The field size is expected to be small, you have a great chance to get your hands on some easy money. You do not have to make any sort of...

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Interview: Five minutes with poker streamer Jaime Staples

Interview: Five minutes with poker streamer Jaime Staples

Jaime Staples is one of the most famous poker streamers, besides Jason Somerville. He primarily plays on partypoker after joining partypoker Team Online in 2018. Recently, YouTube removed numerous poker videos including some of his content. Interview by Gaelle Jaudon...

STRATEGY

Everything you should know before making a deal in a tournament
Everything you should know before making a deal in a tournament

Over the years, deal making has become an increasingly popular and important factor in tournaments. It allows players to flatten the payouts in the late stages which decreases the variance which can make tournament grinding difficult to manage as a profession. Most...

Are re-entries and late registrations hurting the poker economy?
Are re-entries and late registrations hurting the poker economy?

There once a time when poker tournaments involved one buy-in, one stack and one shot. In the simpler days of a freezeout you’d only ever see a player bust once. But these days, professionals can fire bullet after bullet until they finally build a big stack they can go...

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Five key areas for strengthening your Short Deck game
Five key areas for strengthening your Short Deck game

With Hold’em having been puzzled over and analysed under a microscope for over twenty years, the strategic elements of the game are beginning to follow a choreographed tightrope of game theory. Increasing numbers of players are playing almost every situation optimally...

FEATURED ASIA

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

Six Asia poker trends of 2019

It was a dizzying year of poker in Asia with barely a break in the live tournament scene. Players had plenty to choose from as festivals sometimes overlapped. Vietnam and the Philippines were consistently busy with nonstop events both local and international. Coming...

Asia Pacific’s biggest player achievements of 2019

Asia Pacific’s biggest player achievements of 2019

Another incredible year of poker has come anphuad gone. Once again, players from Asia – Pacific outshined around the globe. For some, their wallets weighed down with large scores, for others dreams were fulfilled. Many definitely deserve acknowledgment. Here’s a...

Florencio Campomanes clinches the APPT Manila 2019 Main Event

Florencio Campomanes clinches the APPT Manila 2019 Main Event

After four days of heated competition that included a final day that ran for 13 hours at Okada Manila, semi-retired Filipino player Florencio Campomanes railroaded the latter half of the final table to become the newest APPT Main Event champion. He pocketed his...

Mid-year update on GPI Asia’s top 10: Daniel Tang takes the lead

Mid-year update on GPI Asia’s top 10: Daniel Tang takes the lead

With the summer’s biggest poker event all wrapped up, it’s time for a mid-year review on the Global Poker Index Asia rankings. Since our last update significant changes have taken place; only six players secured their top ten standing and Hong Kong’s Daniel Chi Tang...

REST OF THE WORLD

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg surrenders to American authorities

PokerStars Founder Isai Scheinberg surrenders to American authorities

If PokerStars was once an empire of the online world, then Isai Scheinberg was its emperor. Over a relatively short space of time, Scheinberg’s online poker room had ridden the crest of the poker boom to become an all-conquering business behemoth, basking in the rays...

Five stories that built Billy Baxter’s legacy

Five stories that built Billy Baxter’s legacy

When it comes to legends of poker, Billy Baxter is certainly not spoken of as much as he should be. Not only has he accumulated 7 WSOP bracelets and been cashing at the WSOP for over forty years, but he also paid Stu Ungar’s 1997 Main Event entry because he was having...

Five untold stories about the genius that was Stu Ungar

Five untold stories about the genius that was Stu Ungar

When it comes to poker legends and the story of their lives, none can match Stu Ungar’s in terms of genius and degeneracy. Born with incredible intelligence and a photographic memory, Ungar was surrounded by gambling from the time he could walk. He won his first Gin...

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