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PokerListings Pulse #16: From Hollywood Glitz to Online Triumphs

PokerListings Pulse #16: From Hollywood Glitz to Online Triumphs

The sixteenth week of 2024 has been packed with poker action all over the world. From Hollywood to Bratislava, and from online streaming to the social media channels. PokerListings has summed up last week’s most notable events, making sure you don’t miss out on any of the most recent action.

WPT Global Warm Up Series $2,5 GTD (Apr 19-28) – Rake Free!

WPT Global has set some pretty high goals for itself, becoming a serious contender for the title of reigning online poker client within a relatively short timeframe! From the beginning of the year, they have powered up their engines, leaving no poker stone unturned.

As April is on its last legs, this means the RAKE-FREE tournaments promotion at WPT Global is coming to an end. However, there's still time to make the most out of it, as the WPT Global Warm Up Series is in full swing until the 27th of April.

WPT GLlobal Rake Free Warm Up Festival

Find out everything you need to know about this massive online poker series in our latest WPT Global article. After all, the $300,000 GTD Championship still has opening flights available until the very last day of the Warm Up Series!

PokerListings Highlights – Your Favorite Online Poker Streamers

With PokerListings we're giving you a unique way of checking how your favorite online poker streamers have been doing lately at the virtual tables. Names like Bert ‘Girafganger7’ Stevens, Jeff Boski, Aaron Barone, Benjaming Spragg, and the Staples brothers, are commonly mentioned.

Keep our social media in sight, because you don’t wanna miss out on the latest info regarding your favorite players!

Qualify Online for the World Series of Poker 2024

GGPoker is currently the biggest online poker client available. So, it should come as a shock that when they started collaborating with the World Series of Poker, the site began to offer satellites for the legendary WSOP Main Event left, right, and center.

At PokerListings, we've created a satellite guide for you, where you'll be informed about your options to qualify online. Still keep in mind that It’s not just GGPoker who offers qualifiers, you can also get your hands on WSOP packages through ClubGG and WSOP.COM, depending on your country of residence.

GGPoker Road to Vegas Qualifiers

At his point, it's highly possible that the WSOP Main Event of 2024 will break the record when it comes to total prize pool and amount of entries. Will you become the new WSOP Main Event Champion? Your journey starts right here!

3 Reasons Poker Players Take a Break from Social Media

Social Media is a deciding aspect of just about everyone's lives at this point, and the same goes for poker players. One downside of it is the fact that social media can cultivate a very cruel environment, forcing people to put their social media activity to a minimum.

Our content writer Vasilisa Zyryanova went into the archives of three poker players, to give you just a couple examples. So, in this article, you'll find stories from three prominent players in the poker industry; Vanessa Kade, online streamer ‘Questje’, and Benjamin ‘BenCB’ Rolle who all talk about their own highs and lows with social media.

Rolling Towards Glory: The Finale of the 888poker CampionChips

It's no secret that online series are available on every single online poker operator. However, for the Micro Stakes player, this isn't so often the case. That's partially why 888poker came up with the Micro Roller ChampionChips series which will be endind today with their final ‘Closing Events’.

Another event which is being played out to a winner is the Mystery Bounty Main Event, which guaranteed a massive $100,000 in prize money! Check out the live stream of 888poker for sure, when you want to find out who will turn a mere buy-in of $25 into (ten) thousands of dollars.

Isaac Haxton: From Chess Prodigy to Poker Legend

Isaac Haxton, a wizards of live- and online poker in the last decade, has been a roll in 2023. But how did it all begin for ‘ikepoker’? What goals did he set for himself when he started playing online and which experiences did he overcome to reach to the level where is at today?

Isaac Haxton

While going from chess prodigy to well-respected poker professional may seem like a logical step to most people, is it really the case? Check out the article to find out more about the career of the current #8 of the All-Time Money List.

PokerListings Short Videos – Epic Showdown in Biggest Live Events

Every poker tournament in the world has thousands and thousands of hands being played out. One sick beat after the other, great moves all around. PokerListings will show you some of world’s epic hand showdowns in poker, with big names involved in massive decisions at prominent online- and live (high stakes) games.

Spot the Poker Pro: Cameos in Film, TV, and Music Videos

Poker is a game known all across the world, including the glamorous world of Hollywood. So, it's no surprise that prominent poker star in (poker) movies, video clips, and documentaries now and again. Names like Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan, Barrie Greenstein, Sam Farha, and Antonion Esfandiari have all made a name for themselves in some of the great productions of Hollywood.

Phil Hellmuth in Sex Room

In this article, you will find out which poker players have dipped their toes in showbizz, and which movies and soundtracks are worthwhile for true poker fans.

Sykora Wins 38th Banco Masters, Tana Delle Tigri off to a Good Start

The Banco Masters was down to its 38th edition at the Banco Casino in Bratislava, Slovakia. The event, with a Main Event buy-in of just €170, guarantees a whopping prize pool of €250,000 and is available to poker players from around the world.

Christian Sykora, living in neighboring Austria, took home the title alongside an epic payout of €36,370! The next edition is planned for May 13-20, so don’t miss out on this if you value a great live poker event with a low buy-in structure!

At this very moment, the ‘Tanna Delle Tigri’ is the next event being hosted by Banco Casino. Yet another great live poker series, going with a massive total prize pool of €400,000.

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