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Poker News - Archive 2011-02
$5 Million up for grabs this weekend at PokerStars

PokerStars Sunday Million is already one of the most popular online poker tournaments available on the internet today. The weekly game offers a great prize pool and brings in hundreds if not thousands of players each week. This weekend the event is celebrating its fifth anniversary so to celebrate PokerStars is offering $5 million for the prize pool instead of the typical $1 million dollars. (25/02)

Woman takes down first at WPT National Series Paris

The WPT National Series Paris finished up recently and for the first time ever a woman has claimed the first place prize. Natalia Nikitina from Russia was the last person standing out of the 189 player field to earn the first place prize of $330,500. (23/02)

PokerStars signs new players to online team

PokerStars has a ton of poker pros that are sponsored to represent their site. The online poker giant recently announced they have signed even more players to their existing Team Online. Poker players were able to apply for a position and the online poker room saw over 4,500 players vying for a coveted spot on the team. PokerStars has announced their new additions and the total comes to fifteen. (17/02)

Another Isildur1 at the poker table?

Everyone in the poker world was captivated by the mystery player Isildur1 when he took the online poker world by storm, taking down massive pots from some of the best poker players in the industry. Everyone wanted to know, who is this mystery player? Well we finally learned that it was Viktor Blom when he revealed his true identity. Now it seems there is another mystery poker player competing at Full Tilt and his poker play has everyone wondering who he is. (15/02)

National Heads Up Poker Championship coming this March

This March the NBC National Heads Up Poker Championship will be back in action for their seventh season. The event will take place at Caesars Palace again and begin on March 3rd and continue until the 6th. The tournament will have sixty four players competing for a total of $1.8 million in prize money. The winner of the event will take home $750,000. (10/02)

High Stakes Poker Show hires new host

Poker shows are very popular for poker fans to watch and see how their favorite poker stars do against each other in a live setting. One of the most popular poker shows on television is High Stakes Poker. High Stakes Poker airs on GSN and fans have been tuning in for many years now to watch their favorite players in action. (08/02)

Online hacker steals cash from online poker game

Online poker is a popular game that is played by millions of people. There are many different online poker rooms players can enjoy online poker at as well as other types of online gaming sites like Facebook. Facebook offers many online poker options and it seems as though one player has hacked the system and gotten away with thousands in cash. (04/02)

Doyles Room moves to new poker network

Doyles Room is the popular online poker site that uses poker legend Doyle Brunson as the face of the poker room. The online poker room has been around for a few years now and they offer players the opportunity to enjoy online poker games and tournaments as well as the ability to compete against many in the Brunson family. The online poker room recently announced they are moving from the poker network to a new network. (01/02)

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