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PostflopAction & samrostan Top Sunday's Big Winners
Once again the mixed games and 2-7 Triple Draw tables made up the biggest highstakes action over at Full Tilt yesterday, with PostflopAction and samrostan emerging as the day's only six figu...
Yesterday 7:09 PM
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Yesterday 7:07 PM
samrostan Wins $465k After a Great Day at the 8-Game tables
Macau based pro samrostan rescued his week somewhat with a big win at Full Tilt's 8-Game tables yesterday, ending the day up $465.3k after playing 3,147 hands.
Saturday 5:47 PM
Ihar Soika Wins EPT Barcelona High Roller, Negreanu Gives a Tour of His Las Vegas Home
Jason Mercier takes 2nd place for €473,500.
Friday 3:50 PM
New $2,500 Exclusive Rake Race with Winner Poker Starts Monday
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Friday 3:12 PM
Hansen The Only Big Winner With Huge $731k Profit
Gus Hansen bounced back again yesterday with a big win at the Triple Draw and 8-Game tables. After an industrious morning at the tables, The Great Dane had won over $730,000.
Friday 2:39 PM
PostflopAction & FinddaGrind Lead the Way in a Big Day at the Noebleeds
The action at the 8-Game and 2-7 Triple Draw tables seems to be attracting more and more players each day, and yesterday saw a good amount of action at the highest stakes at both games yeste...
Thursday 3:10 PM
Andre Lettau is the EPT Barcelona Champion, Sam Phillips Claims Seven Figures after 3-way Deal
Lettau, an Ole Schemion protégé, wins title on the biggest stage in his EPT debut.
Thursday 2:31 PM
SanIker, MrSweets28, & Kagome Kagome The Biggest Winners on a Slower Day
After a good few weeks of big action at the nosebleed tables of Full Tilt, yesterday's games slowed down a little, with only a few hours play at the 2-7 TD and 8-Game tables. The big winners...
Wednesday 3:44 PM
EPT Barcelona: Final Table Set in Main Event, Ami Barer Leads High Roller
Hossein Ensan leads final table of eight at EPT Barcelona Main Event.
Wednesday 10:30 AM
25 Players Remain in EPT Barcelona Main Event – Bram Haenraets Leads
PLO grinder Bren Lenton bets six-figures on intense 100 buy-in challenge
Tuesday 7:09 PM
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Tuesday 5:31 PM
Crazy Elior & Gus Hansen Head Monday's Big Winners
After a singularly unspectacular start to the year, Brit pro Elior "Crazy Elior" Sion finally has something to shout about. His leaderboard topping $430.9k win yesterday puts him up $776k in...
Tuesday 4:49 PM
Big Weekend Wins for Denoking, Gus Hansen, and FinddaGrind
It was a good weekend at the highstakes tables for NLHE specialist Denoking, and veteran highstakes star and Full Tilt Pro, Gus Hansen.
Monday 8:07 PM
EPT Barcelona: 60 Players Remain in the Main Event, High Roller Kicks Off
The money bubble burst on Day 3 of the EPT Barcelona Main Event. Pawel Brzeski is currently leading the final 60 players with 2,800,000 in chips.
Monday 4:30 PM
PokerStars to Prohibit Political Statements at Live Events, PokerTracker and Hold’em Manager Merge
Rational Group issues statement regarding EPT Barcelona controversy, major software compan...
August 24, 2014
Massive Turnout for EPT Barcelona Main Event
Record attendance for EPT Barcelona Main Event as almost 1,500 players register.
August 24, 2014
Big Winners In All The Games
For once there wasn't a single poker variant which dominated proceedings yesterday, as we saw big games at the 2-7 TD, FLO8, NLHE, and 8-Game tables, with decent winners at each.
August 23, 2014
Alexonmoon & PostflopAction Win Big at the 8-Game
The 8-Game action over at Full Tilt continued yesterday, with Alex "Alexonmoon" Luneau back at the top of the daily leader board with a $293.6k win.
August 22, 2014
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