Poker news from March 2012

The following is a list of all the poker news and articles posted on HighstakesDB in March 2012. Look through the list to see if you find the news you are looking for, alternatively use the search function in the top right corner of the website.

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Articles published in March 2012

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    Interview with Joeri "L0ve2playU" Van der Sman

    HSDB recently caught up with Dutch PLO specialist Joeri "L0ve2playU" van der Sman - one of last years biggest winners at the PokerStars high stakes tables with over $1 million in winnings. With nearly $300k already in the bank from 2012's games Joeri is looking at another big year. Joeri was also a highstakes winner on Full Tilt Poker where he played as bemyguestbud

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    Get down to dbet

    dbet is the new name for the poker room previously known as Diamond Bet. The rebranded site has also moved from the Boss network to the ever popular Microgaming network - and with the change comes plenty of great bonuses, offers and giveaways

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    Fabrice Soulier Leads Final Table at EPT Campione

    Day 4 at the EPT Campione (buy-in €5.300) has come to a close, and the tournament is now down to final eight players from the 570 players that entered the tournament.

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    Isildur takes early lead in $1 million challenge - +$200k

    The hugely anticipated $1 million Superstar Showdown between Viktor "Isidur1" Blom and his NLHE nemesis Isaac "philivey2694" Haxton got underway this evening with Blom looking to avenge his two defeats to the Malta based American high stakes pro.

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    EireAbu grinds the PLO games to book a $137k win

    EireAbu played over 5,500 hands and ended the day as the biggest winner.

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    Hey! Hey! Hey! - It's Heypoker!

    Heypoker is one of the fastest growing European poker sites on the ever popular Ongame network (also the home to sites such as Coral and Betfair) and offers players everything from a player pool which regularly hits 20,000 at peak times, a slick graphic interface, a wide range of games at a wide range of stakes (games regularly run from as low as $0.02/$0/04 up to $100/$200) and premium software which offers resizeable tables, unlimited multi-table capabilities and a no-download option for those wishing to jump in and play in their browser. Heypoker also offers an online sports book and casino so meets all your online wagering needs.

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    Try__An__Hit gets crushed at the PLO tables

    Try__An__Hit lost over $260k to end as the biggest loser by a considerable margin.

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    The million dollar SuperStar Showdown

    Isildur1 and Ike will be battling it out today at $200/$400 HUNL at 13:00 ET.

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    Try__An__Hit Hits top Spot Again - Wins $86k

    After a dubious start to 2012 where he lost nearly $400k in his session in early January and March (after skipping most of February) young Aussie pro Jarred "Try__An__Hit" Graham has been pretty active and successful this past week topping the leader board on two occasions, his second being yesterday where he walked away an $86k winner. After yesterdays action Graham sat at around -$140k for the year.

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    EPT Campione: Ronny "1-ronnyr3" Kaiser near the top after day 2

    After day 2 of the PokerStars EPT Campione (buy-in €5.300), only 99 players remain, and currently leading the way is Hungarian Balazs Botond. Right behind Botond is high-stakes player and EPT Tallinn 2011 Main Event winner Ronny "1-ronnyr3" Kaiser.

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    SuperStar Showdown: Blom, Haxton to face off in $1 millon match!

    The SuperStar Showdown just keeps getting bigger over at PokerStars and this time Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and Isaac "Philivey2694" Haxton have agreed to face off for no less than a $1 million!

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    Player Spotlight: Phil Galfond wins over $1.5 million in a month

    An analysis of the current upswing of the high stakes PLO specialist.

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    Patrik Antonius has a good start in EPT Campione

    The two starting days (day 1a and 1b) are now done in the inaugural European Poker Tour Campione (buy-in €5,300) in Italy. A total of 392 players participated in this tournament, creating a prize pool of over €2.76 million.

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    Biggest SuperStar Showdown hands

    Analysis of the five biggest pots from each of the SuperStar Showdowns this month.

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    Ilari FIN continues his upswing with an impressive $273k win

    Ilari Sahamies ended the day as the biggest winner dominating the PLO action.

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    Hansen, Trickett and Dwan back in action in Macau

    According to Danish Pokernyhederne.com, Gus Hansen aka. "The Great Dane", has arrived back at the big games in Macau. In addition to Hansen, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Sam "Tr1cky" Trickett are also now in Macau.