Last Updated: 22 January 2018

Poker in San Jose, Costa Rica

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Can your Poker Bankroll Handle MTTs?

more poker variancePrimarily playing large field poker tournaments is one of the easiest ways to go broke! Winning players can play thousands of these events without showing profit simply because the poker variance is so high. If you believe you are a winning poker player, but are not getting the results you expect from tournament play, then you will find the information presented in this article as helpful as it is shocking!

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Poker in San Jose, Costa Rica

poker costa ricaThere are several decent poker rooms in San Jose, Costa Rica. If you are looking for action, your best bet is Pot Limit Omaha at the Taormina Casino or Grand Casino Escazu. There is also plenty of No Limit Hold'em in either colones or US dollars.

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Earn More than 160% Rakeback with ACR & True Poker

acr rakeback the beast️️This may sound like clickbait nonsense, but we will break down exactly how to earn more money from rewards and promotions than you will pay in rake with either Americas Cardroom or True Poker. Not everybody will be able to do so - you will have to play a LOT of poker. Nor are you guaranteed to make money. If you are a losing poker player, then even 160% rakeback may not bring you back to even...but it WILL reduce your losses! To learn how to earn as much as 162% rakeback, click here to read the full article!

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Panama City Poker Rooms

panama-poker-majestic-casinoOnly 3 casinos in Panama City have active poker games, but each have regular games every night with stakes ranging from $1/$2 to $25/$50. While the rake is excessive, there is plenty of loose action that more than makes up for it. Between the availability of high stakes and the abundance of loose action, Panama City is one of the best places to play poker in Central America.

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Santo Domingo Poker Trip Report

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I headed to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic to check out the poker scene there. I somehow managed to show a profit despite some abysmal luck, but did not much enjoy the trip. The most commonly spread games are tough to beat due to high rake and short buy-ins, and the atmosphere at the tables is one of the worst I have ever encountered.

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Poker in Bogota, Colombia

poker bogotaThere are plenty of casinos in Bogota, and many of those casinos have poker. While the weakness of the Colombian peso makes for a very inexpensive trip, it also makes it difficult to find a game with higher stakes. However, Bogota is absolutely a city worth visiting, even if the lower stakes makes it a challenge to pay for the trip with poker winnings. The people are incredibly friendly (as long as you stay in safe areas), the women are drop dead gorgeous, and the food is delicious. Although the stakes are somewhat low, the locals give plenty of action!

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PokerStars Chests Rakeback Explained

pokerstars chests rakebackIn this detailed article, we explain exactly how the PokerStars Stars Rewards program works, and how little rakeback you can expect to receive. We compare Stars Rewards to the old Supernova VIP program, and explain why PokerStars made such a radical shift in their approach to loyalty rewards. Originally, we hoped this new focus on losing players was an attempt to better sustain the poker economy, but additional changes to Stars Rewards made it clear that PokerStars are only interested in maximizing profits at the expense of their customers.

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PokerStars Rake Increase & Other Changes: Nov 2014

poker stars rake increaseSince purchasing the Rational Group in August 2014, the Amaya Gaming Group have implemented plenty of unpopular changes at PokerStars. The latest is to increase PokerStars rake for a variety of games. Click the "read more" button to learn about the Nov 2014 rake increases at PokerStars, and whether they will affect you. In addition to discussing the changes implemented by Amaya, we will also highlight the best alternative online poker sites for players adversely affected by these changes.

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Tournament Poker Bankroll Calculator

poker bankroll calculatorThe two biggest factors for calculating your minimum tournament bankroll are ROI and tournament field size. In this article, we present tables that not only allow you to easily estimate your required poker bankroll, but also show you why you should be playing smaller tournaments! If you feel you are a winning tournament player, but are not getting the results you feel you deserve, then the problem may be with your bankroll management, not your play.

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Jennifer Tilly: The Unabombshell

jennifer tilly pokerMost people recognize Jennifer Tilly from her movie roles in films such as Liar Liar, The Fabulous Baker Boys, and Bride of Chucky. Poker players will recognize her as the busty beauty frequently gracing the tables with her presence, taking down more than her fair share of pots. Unlike many of the other poker beauties we will feature in this series, Jennifer is not just some random hotty who played a poker tournament once. She has cashed in 53 major tournaments, with total winnings of $891,254. 

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Poker Clothing: Poker T-Shirts, Hoodies and Hats

Want to look stylish at the poker tables with high quality poker apparel? Want your opponent to look at your branded poker clothing and wonder if you're a sponsored pro? We have scoured the web to find the best poker hats, poker hoodies, poker t-shirts, poker beanies, poker caps, and poker sweatshirts available online, as well as poker clothing specifically for ladies.

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Find Your Best Sit-N-Go (SNG) Poker Site Today!

sng pokerStop paying high SNG fees! Compare the best online poker sites for Sit & Go Poker with our comprehensive SNG ranking tables. Our comprehensive rankings compare fees for various buy-ins and table sizes with rewards and promotions for different volumes of play to help you find the best SNG poker site for YOU!

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Stars Rewards: PokerStars Reduce Rewards Yet Again

pokerstars stars rewardsIn this detailed article, we explain exactly how the original PokerStars Stars Rewards program worked, and include a link to an analysis of the changes PokerStars have made since (most of which reduce the garbage rewards even further). In its original design, the Stars Rewards program appeared to be an innovate attempt to better sustain the poker economy (by rewarding the players who feed it: the "net depositors"). Sadly, PokerStars have since shown their true intentions with additional rake increases and rewards reductions.

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Phil Ivey: The World's Greatest Poker Player?

poker phil iveyMany consider Phil Ivey to be the world’s best poker player, and a quick review of his accolades makes this a difficult position to dispute

  • 10 World Series of Poker bracelets (2nd only to Phil Hellmuth’s 13)
  • His 9 World Poker Tour final table appearances is the highest of any player
  • 3rd on the all-time poker tournament money list with $21,457,074 in winnings

Ivey's amazing poker tournament results are even more spectacular when you consider that tournament poker is not his preferred game!

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