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PokerListings Pulse #19: Online Tournament May Mayhem, World Festival Week II, and More!

PokerListings Pulse #19: Online Tournament May Mayhem, World Festival Week II, and More!

Missed out on any of the poker action from the previous week? Don't think twice, just check out the weekly PokerListings recap and get up to speed with everything poker.

Online poker tournament series are heating up this May, with every online operator having an exclusive series with massive guaranteed prize pools (GTD) all over the place. So, which tournament series should you consider?

You can find out in this article!

WSOP 1972: The First $10,000 Tournament

When discussing the history of the World Series Of Poker, it's more than apparent that we're dealing with legends. Names like Doyle Brunson, Thomas ‘Amarillo Slim’ Preston, Johnny Moss, and Walter "Puggy" Pearson have all had a significant influence on the poker scene.

Even though the first ever $10,000 Main Event was introduced all the way back in 1972, we're still playing by the same buy-in format today; now that's legendary! In addition, The WSOP Main Event Champion also remains the most honorable achievement in live poker!

So, we've gathered everything you need to know about the WSOP 1972 here, including insights into a deal between the three final players, one of which was none other than Doyle Brunson!

Full Article: WSOP 1972

GGPoker World Festival 2024: Weekend II

GGPoker released the World Festival schedule on April 25th, with the series officially kicking got on May 5th.

It's no secret that this poker operator's made incredible steps over the past couple of years. With the second edition of the World Festival happening right now, you can be sure you're seeing poker history in real time, as this online series will set the tone for everything that comes next.

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A whopping $250,000,000 is guaranteed across 350+ tournaments, all offered in four different buy-in ranges. At the start of each weekend, we'll keep you posted about the upcoming tournament schedule. In this way, you are sure not to miss out on anything!

Check out what happened last week in the article below!

Full Article: GGPoker World Festival 2024

The 39th Banco Masters: Just Around the Corner

Bratislava is a hotspots for live poker in Europe and at the center of it all is Banco Casino.

The poker palace is known for hosting live tournaments series including The Festival Series, the Scandinavian Poker Open, and the Polish Poker Days, will notoriously low buy-ins and massive guaranteed prize pool. With that said, The Banco Casino Masters is a product of their own making, one with a guaranteed prize pool of €250,000, and a buy-in of just €170! Already on its 39th edition, the tournament keeps coming back several times a year, with the value bigger than ever before. Bratislava is a destination which is extremely easy to reach.

Everything you've ever needed to know about the Banco Casino Masters and the Slovakian capital it calls home is in our weekly article below!

Full Article: The 39th Banco Masters

How to Play Poker for Enjoyment

Poker is a game that's forever in our hearts forever. With that said, it's also crucial to take a moment and reflect on your poker situation.

Are you still enjoying the game as much as before? What can you do differently to get back in the same groove?

Feeling mentally stable, motivated by taking care of your body and your surroundings, and being challenged by every tournament or game you are playing; all key aspects which make you the poker player you are. Let's get back to the tables and have some fun!

Check out our article below and find out what we consider the key aspects of rediscovering the joy in poker.

Full Article: How to Play Poker for Enjoyment

Who is Hunting SCOOP Titles on PokerStars?

The SCOOP online series on PokerStars has still got it. Year in and year out, poker players from around the world find a way to not miss either the SCOOP or WCOOP.

This year, specifically from May 5th, the SCOOP is in full swing, and the usual suspects have already been striking hard in the High Rollers! There are titles for Nikas Astedt, Lex Veldhuis, Adrian Mateos, and Jans Arends, and so much more!

Check out this article and find out who is already running at full speed and what's to come. SCOOP is back! Don't miss out on it!

Full Article: PokerStars SCOOP

Triton Super High Roller Montenegro – What to Expect?

The Triton Poker Series has kicked off in Montenegro.

Roughly two months after a record-breaking event in Jeju, it's time for the ultimate high rollers to shine once again. The who's who of the poker world is currently in Montenegro, with Chris Moneymaker winning the very first event yesterday! A solid $900,000 payday for the man who created the biggest poker boom in history back in 2003, when he was crowned WSOP Main Event Champion. Moneymaker doesn't shine too often on the stage of Triton Series events, but when he participates, he delivers!

So, who are the players we think will take down most of the events in Montenegro? Check out this article to get to know all about it!

Full Article: Triton Super High Roller Montenegro

888poker Ignites $2,000,000 GTD XL Spring Series!

At this point, it's becoming almost impossible to keep track of all the current online tournament series. However, 888poker is the place where you want to be when Mystery Bounty events are concerned.

With two Main Events of respectively $25 and $888, your potential bounties could skyrocket. Numerous events have been scheduled since May 12th, with at least two tournaments starting up every single day. The XL Spring Series on 888poker is definitely not going to disappoint!

Full Article: 888poker XL Spring Series

Spin&Go Poker: What Is It and How to Play

Have you ever thought back to the moment when Spin&Go games were introduced to the online poker world?

For those who don't know, it was actually PokerStars who introduced their Spin & Go format to the poker crowd back in 2014. Ever since, every other operators have added the popular format to their assortment. Over the years, the structure has been adjusted in terms of payouts, resulting in even bigger prize pools and better multipliers.

Still, a big question remains, how do you play these fast-paced poker games? Check out the PokerListings Guide for Spin & Go games.

Full Article: Spin&Go Poker

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