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Poker Video of the Week: To the Gentleman Goes EPT Spoils

28 May 2016, Created By: Arved Klöhn
Posted in: The Poker Reporter Blog
Poker Video of the Week: To the Gentleman Goes EPT Spoils
Being honorable and sporting while playing for hundreds of thousand of dollars at the final table of a major poker tournament sometimes does pay off. During the EPT Prague final table in December 2015 German amateur Hossein Ensan demonstrated perfect sportsmanship and was rewarded almost instantly. Half a year later we're tipping our cap by featuring him in our video of the week.

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Twitch Poker Spotlight: Watch TonkaaaaP Win Everything

20 May 2016, Created By: Arthur Crowson
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Twitch Poker Spotlight: Watch TonkaaaaP Win Everything
The Twitch.tv poker train keeps chugging along and interesting streamers are starting to flood the site. One such streamer is super grinder Parker “TonkaaaaP” Talbot. Talbot has been around for years — there’s a good chance you know him as tonkaaaa on PokerStars or schrutebucksss on Full Tilt — and he’s pretty much been slaying with millions in online earnings.

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Poker Video of the Week: When King and Jack are Both Wrong Answers

27 April 2016, Created By: Rainer Vollmar
Posted in: The Poker Reporter Blog
Poker Video of the Week: When King and Jack are Both Wrong Answers
As we all know, everything (and anything) is possible in poker. Here’s an example taken from the rather pricy Super High Roller Bowl last year at the Aria in Las Vegas where high-stakes icon Andrew Robl clashed with Dong Kim. Kim keeps it cool when he falls behind on the flop but then a miracle card on the turn gives him new hope.

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Poker Video of the Week: Is He Really Considering a Fold Here?

26 April 2016, Created By: Rainer Vollmar
Posted in: The Poker Reporter Blog
Poker Video of the Week: Is He Really Considering a Fold Here?
Europe’s largest casino – the King’s Casino in Rozvadov - has recently partnered up with 888poker and as part of the celebration there’s a cash game festival with a star-studded line-up. It’s called Celebrity Cash Kings and among the players are big names like Max Altergott, George Danzer, Igor Kurganov, Jesper Hougard, Thomas Bichon, Leon Tsoukernik and Liv Boeree. But it was Tobias Reinkemeier who made the move of the week, as you will see.

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Twitch Poker Spotlight: Jonas Palsgård Brings Passion in Spades

12 April 2016, Created By: Arthur Crowson
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Twitch Poker Spotlight: Jonas Palsgård Brings Passion in Spades
The Twitch.tv revolution is in full swing. Across the board gamers, artist and of course poker players are using the medium to educate or entertain the masses in their particular niche. There are plenty of streams that don't get as much publicity as they might deserve and we're looking to change that with an ongoing spotlight on underrated Twitch streamers. This week we’re going to take a look at Danish grinder Jonas Palsgård.

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Lord of Poker Experiments with RPG Elements in Hold’em

1 April 2016, Created By: Arthur Crowson
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Lord of Poker Experiments with RPG Elements in Hold’em
Standard No-Limit Hold’em apparently isn’t good enough anymore. Lord of Poker, designed by two friends from Belarus, is the latest poker/video game hybrid that will attempt to inject some RPG elements into the venerable game of poker. Alexander Petukh and Alexander Bernat see their game as the first-ever “Role Poker Game” as a clever nod to the RPG genre. Inspired by games like Hearthstone, DOTA 2 and Heroes of Might and Magic III the two friends created a system where you travel a virtual world where poker is magic.

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Poker Video of the Week: Hellmuth Goes Fetal After WPT Suckout

30 March 2016, Created By: PokerListings.com
Posted in: The Poker Reporter Blog
Poker Video of the Week: Hellmuth Goes Fetal After WPT Suckout
It's an understatement to say Phil Hellmuth is a polarizing player in the poker world. Some love him for his “winning” instinct and attitude; others hate him for his arrogant, exaggerated and narcissistic posturing at and away from the tables. Whether you like him or not, though, he's undeniably the biggest winner in WSOP history with 14 bracelets. And he makes for great TV. This week’s poker clip sums up everything you either love or hate about poker's #1 practitioner of White Magic.

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Twitch Poker Spotlight: Tournament Crushing, Lily Allen-Loving Rupert Elder

25 March 2016, Created By: Arthur Crowson
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Twitch Poker Spotlight: Tournament Crushing, Lily Allen-Loving Rupert Elder
The Twitch.tv revolution is in full swing. Across the board gamers, artist and of course poker players are using the medium to educate or entertain the masses in their particular niche. There are plenty of streams that don't get as much publicity as we're looking to change that with an ongoing spotlight on underrated Twitch streamers. We’re going to start with the U.K. pro Rupert Elder.

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Game Developer Dan Higgins: Pixar + Rounders = Lords of New York

18 March 2016, Created By: PokerListings.com
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Game Developer Dan Higgins: Pixar + Rounders = Lords of New York
Dan Higgins has worked as a programmer on games such as SimCity and Empire Earth but now runs his own indie game studio, Lunchtime Studios, together with his wife and fellow developer, Courtney Pinnell. Their small team is dedicated to quality storytelling and focused on immersive gaming experiences. Set in the mafia world of 1920s New York, ‘Lords of New York’ is a poker-centered RPG.

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A Quick Guide to the Best Poker Live Streams on Twitch.tv

10 March 2016, Created By: Arthur Crowson
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street , Poker Gadgets and Technology
A Quick Guide to the Best Poker Live Streams on Twitch.tv
Want to get better at poker? Some very-skilled poker pros are giving tons of information completely free on services like Twitch.tv. The theory used to be that once you found a way to beat poker you kept everything you learned a secret. Giving away that information was giving away your edge. Well, an entirely new generation of poker player is taking a vastly different approach by live streaming themselves playing online poker. The following is a quick-start guide to getting started with poker livestreaming.

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Unibet Invites Reckful, SuperJJ to eSports Battle Royale II

1 March 2016, Created By: PokerListings.com
Posted in: Positively Nerd Street
Unibet Invites Reckful, SuperJJ to eSports Battle Royale II
Unibet is inviting some of the most famous gamers on Twitch.tv to a special tournament tomorrow. The eSports Battle Royale II will once again offer a prize pool of £10,000 with £5k for first, £3k for second and £2k for third place. Unibet streamer Sam Grafton will also have a £1k bounty on his head in the event. The entire event will, of course, be live streamed on Twitch.tv.

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Watch 2016 EPT Dublin Main Event Live Stream Right Here!

15 February 2016, Created By: PokerListings.com
Posted in: The Poker Reporter Blog
Watch 2016 EPT Dublin Main Event Live Stream Right Here!
For the first time in over eight years the European Poker Tour is returning to Dublin, Ireland. The Irish stop was actually one of the seven original tournaments on the inaugural EPT season but it was replaced by Budapest, Hungary in 2008. This year the EPT returns to Dublin in full force with a large collection of side events, the €25k High Roller and €5,300 Main Event.

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