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PokerStars Download

PokerStars Download

Download & Install Process PokerStars captured the hearts and minds of players all around the world as soon as it was launched. Constant software improvements have kept PokerStars on top of the online poker world for over a decade. Even if you have played at...
Full Tilt Casino

Full Tilt Casino

Welcome Bonus At Full Tilt, you can take advantage of a special bonus offer for casino games only in addition to the normal, poker-only bonus. First Deposit Bonus The Bonus is cleared by earning StarsCoin, which you will earn through your casino play. Enter the Bonus...
888 Casino Download

888 Casino Download

888 Casino Bonus Code None required, Bonus Code is automatically activated through e-mail link after the First Deposit. 888 Casino Download Information 100% up to $200 Premium Player Welcome Package: Up to $1,500 on first 5 Deposits Download Size: 2.5 MB Download...
PokerStars Review

PokerStars Review

PokerStars is a global poker room which offers new members a 100% up to $600 bonus. Why Play at PokerStars? PokerStars has been the trendsetter in the online poker world for almost a decade now. To this day, they alone represent almost half of all the real money games...
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PokerStars Bonus Code

PokerStars Marketing Code: FlopTurnRiver When creating a new account, you will come to a window that asks for your email address and country of residence. On this screen, you will also see “How did you hear about PokerStars?” From the “Choose...
888 Poker Rakeback (VIP Program)

888 Poker Rakeback (VIP Program)

Overview At 888 Poker players earn two types of points – Status Points and Reward Points. Status Points are earned at a fixed rate of 1 Point for every $2 generated in rake and are used only to determine a players VIP Status. Reward Points are earned based on a...
888 Mobile

888 Mobile

Install Instructions To download the 888 app for iOS, go to the Apple Store and search for ‘888 poker’. The real money app should be the first in line. For Android devices, visit 888 Poker Mobile page (http://www.888poker.com/poker-promotions/android.htm) and use one...

Dumbest Poker Conspiracy Theories

For as long as online poker existed, conspiracy theories about every aspect of it have constantly been floating around. Just like any other persistent conspiracy theories, logic and facts never really phased any of them and the craziest ones live on to this day. Most...

Top 10 Jobs Poker Players Would Be Good At

Only a small percentage of dedicated professionals choose poker as their lifelong career and most of those who consider themselves professional poker players sooner or later choose to move on to a different career path. Fortunately, poker leaves long time players with...

Top 10 Most Successful Poker Promotions

All poker players love a good promotion. While most promotions come and go, some really capture the attention of online poker players, sometimes even changing the fortunes of entire poker rooms. Let’s take a look at the top 10 online promotions that poker rooms have...

Top 10 Craziest Televised Hands

A few weeks ago it was announced that 2015 will see the launch of the first 24/7 poker channel. While many poker players agree that the heyday of televised poker has passed, this is still an interesting development for poker, which shows that the game is not as ‘dead’...

Top 10 Biggest Poker Donations

Every year, poker players and organizations alike donate millions to various causes all around the world. Just a few decades ago, poker may not have been associated very closely with charitable causes, but this perception has been strongly changing ever since the...

Top 10 Ways for Poker Players to Stay Healthy

As poker players know, very few things can’t be measured in dollars, but health is definitely one of them. Staying healthy should be a top priority for anyone, especially someone sitting at a PC or a poker table for hours and hours at a time. Improving your heath is...

Top 10 Ways to Cheat at Poker

Just like any sport where money is involved, poker faces a number of its own challenges. For online poker, the most recent challenge has been the huge number of hackings taking place. While live poker is immune to the perils of the internet, it is by no means...

Top 10 Biggest Tournament Overlays

An overlay is a tournament player’s best friend and a casino’s worst nightmare. When the number of players registered for a tournament is not enough to cover the guarantee of the tournament, then we have an overlay, meaning free money for the players. The one thing...

Top 10 biggest poker rooms in the world

Players can argue for ages about which poker room is the best and there are good arguments for many of them. However, no one can argue with size. If you are a recreational player, you don’t want to wait for ages on waiting lists and if you’re a pro, having a vast...

Greatest Artworks Created by Online Results Pt. 2

For the second week in a row, FTR is looking into some unique results produced by players in the brief period of online poker’s dominance. Just in case you didn’t feel like framing any of the great artworks featured in the first part of this series, check out these...

Greatest Artworks Created by Online Results Pt. 1

Over the years, all sorts of players have graced the online poker felts, producing all kinds of results. Some have soul crushed every opponent they met, some called down three barrels with ace high every time and some have banked scores larger than they ever thought...

Biggest WSOP Main Event Winners (After Taxes)

Most poker players have dreamed about making the biggest final table on the yearly poker calendar, although probably most of them never realize the amount of taxes they would have to pay if they actually did win the Main Event. Looking back at the winners of the last...

Top 10 Things You Need to Know Before Turning Pro

So you are somewhere in the vicinity of the legal drinking age and you would do anything to avoid a boring 9-to-5 job? In that case, you might be thinking about becoming a poker pro. Playing poker for a living might sound like a great proposition for someone young and...

Top 10 Best Poker Strategy Books

Nowadays, there are hundreds of poker strategy books available, but most of them are likely not worth your time. On the other hand, some poker strategy books that were written decades ago still hold valuable information for modern poker players. If you are looking...

Top 10 Live Tournament One-hit Wonders

It takes luck to win any individual tournament. If you are an amateur player, you need a lot more luck to do it. It’s fairly easy for an amateur player to win a small entry field tournament in his local casino, but most major tournaments across the world attract the...

Top 10 Biggest Downswings Ever

Most poker pros grind hard to get ever higher up the stakes ladder and moving up to the highest stakes is an understandable dream of most poker players. What most pros don’t consider is that with great opportunity comes great risk of running into the downswing of a...

PokerStars Reload Bonus for Russian Players

From 29th of December to 11th of January PokerStars is offering a special reload bonus of 50% up to $100 for Russian players only. Enter the Bonus Code ‘RUS100’ when making a deposit to receive the Bonus. The minimum Deposit amount is $20 (€15/£13/CAD20). The bonus...

Top 10 Most Impressive Single Year WSOP Performances

10. Layne Flack 2002 Cashes: 3 Final Tables: 2 Bracelets: 2 Not only did ‘Back-to-Back Flack’ manage to win two bracelets in a single year twice in his career, he managed to do it in back-to-back years in 2002 and 2003. Despite this amazing achievement, this list only...

Top 10 Biggest Televised Laydowns

Good poker players know that profit in poker not only comes from maximizing your winnings, but also cutting short your losses. In the long run, making big laydowns is not a huge part of that equation, but if you are in a major tournament, a big laydown may make or...

Top 10 Most Accomplished Main Event Final Tablists

10. Joe Hachem Final Table Year: 2005 Place: 1st ME Final Table Winning: $7,500,000 Non-ME Final Table Winnings: $4,365,859 Joe Hachem is only one of two Main Event champions on this list He is widely recognized as a poker ambassador and is credited for helping...

Top 10 Poker Players with Substance Abuse Problems

Even when a poker player is considered to be great at what he does, it still doesn’t make him invulnerable to vices that can ruin a life and these 10 players are the best examples of this. 10. Gavin Smith Gavin Smith has long been considered a great tournament pro and...

Top 10 Most Expensive Poker Tables

Already got yourself a Geoffrey Parker $7.5 Million Poker Chip Set? Then you should definitely look into buying yourself a poker table to go along with it. Of course, you cannot just buy a $200 table cover and expect your friends to be impressed, so check out these...

Top 10 Hero Calls Gone Wrong

A few weeks ago, FTR brought you the first installment of the Top 10 Hero Calls with 10 of the sickest televised hero calls ever made. Well, hero calls look amazing when they work, but it’s fair to say that most of the time they don’t. So this week, let’s take a look...

Top 10 Televised Phil Ivey Moments

Over the past decade, Phil Ivey has appeared on numerous TV shows and tournament broadcasts, providing the poker world with hundreds of entertaining moments. Let’s take a look at ten moments from Ivey’s televised appearances that show off his abilities. 10. Making...

Top 10 Greatest Completed Poker Challenges

Over the years, a lot of players have set off to accomplish various poker challenges. Many of them failed all together, some succeeded. However, some of those who succeeded will always stand out and be remembered in the poker world due to the difficulty of the...

Top 10 Sickest Hero Calls

The term “hero call” may be defined somewhat differently in various sources, but in general, a hero call is a very rare situation in poker where a player calls a sizable bet in a marginal situation, mostly based on his read of his opponent. Hero calls are generally...

Top 10 Toughest Final Tables Of All Time

Before the poker boom came around, you could safely bet that you would see at least a couple of big names at the final table of any big event like the WSOP Main Event. The boom brought changes to the poker world in unexpected ways, one of which was the absence of...

Top 10 Poker Gifts for Hardcore Online Grinders

If you know someone who leaves and breathes online poker, then sooner or later you might encounter him somewhere beyond his workplace. Not only that, but it might be his birthday or Christmas! If you did remember that you should buy a present but have no idea what to...

Top 10 Famous Poker Scams

Let’s face it, the game of poker has always had an aura of shadiness around it. There’s a reason why Doyle Brunson had guns pulled on him several times while playing poker, after all. Even though poker is not usually associated with violence nowadays, it has become...

Top 8 Most Memorable Heads Up Matches of All Time

Heads up poker is considered by many as the hardest form of poker to master. Many players have made their fortunes in high stakes heads up battles. Even in the most popular poker themed movies, the highlight scenes are usually heads up cash games. With that in mind,...

Top 7 Worst Places to be an Online Poker Pro

It seems like only a few years ago most of the world’s governments were oblivious to the presence of online poker and online gambling in general. The complete lack of any regulation had its drawbacks, but when governments finally woke up to the industry that was...

Top 8 Sickest Final Table Bubbles

Every tournament, especially the most high profile ones, usually has several bubbles. It can be soul-crushing to get knocked out on the money bubble of the WSOP or WPT Main Event, but what really hurts is just missing out on the final table. Perhaps the worst thing...

Happy Birthday Norman Chad!

If you play poker regularly and have no idea who Norman Chad is, you should really be ashamed of yourself! Before Norman started his poker commentary career, he was better known as a sportswriter and syndicated columnist, as well as the occasional host of ESPN’s...

8 Signs of Excessive Celebration

Rarely does a WSOP go by without some sort of controversy emerging about players celebrating way too much after winning pots. This year, Mike Matusow was in the center of the biggest one when he got a one-round penalty for excessive celebration with 22 players left in...

Top 10 Funniest Poker Commercials

Since the beginning of the poker boom, poker’s rising popularity led to an inevitable flood of TV ads across the US and the rest of the world. While you can still catch an ad or two on TV today and many more are bound to appear with the legalization of online poker in...

Top 10 Biggest Tournament Scores By Celebrities

Over the last decade, many celebrities took to the felt to try their luck at the poker tables. Some of them only visit certain tournaments and don’t play all that much while others are die-hard poker fans, attending the WSOP every year and playing in tournaments all...

Top 10 Most Interesting WSOP 2014 Bracelet Winners

Another World Series of Poker has come to an end and this summer is was bigger and better than ever. Players saw the return of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop, the second Millionaire Maker event, the first-ever Dealer’s Choice event, a Monster Stack...

Top 10 Superstitious Poker Players

Superstitions have been around since the dawn of humanity and it is no wonder that they made their way into gambling and eventually, poker. Superstitions can range widely and influence players in a lot of ways; they can be generally accepted or personal. A good...

Top 10 Funniest Bad Beat Reactions

Poker can be a very brutal game and many players have surely experienced a situation where the world collapses on you at the turn of a card. While most players handle these situations in stride, sometimes emotions boil over in unpredictable ways. Let’s take a look at...

Top 10 “I Bet You” Bets

“I Bet You” was a TV show which aired in 2007-2008 starring poker pros, Phil “The Unabomber” Laak and Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari. The series was produced for the MOJO HD network and ran for two seasons before the network went out of...

The Rise Of Gambling In Asia

Since the 1960’s, places like Las Vegas in the US and Monaco in Europe have been the world’s leading gambling hubs, but now the epicenters of the gambling world are steadily shifting to another part of the world – Asia. Even with vast political turmoil surrounding the...

Full Tilt Poker Introduces Jackpot Sit & Go’s

Full Tilt Poker has introduced a new exciting Sit & Go variation – Jackpot Sit & Go’s. These new Sit & Go’s give players the chance to play for way more than they have bargained for! No matter how busy you are, you will always have time for a Jackpot...

Top 10 Worst Main Event Meltdowns

Many players have been very close or even to the WSOP Main Event final table, at times virtually holding the bracelet in the palm of their hand only to make a move or a series of plays that would undo everything they had done to get to that point. With the 2014 WSOP...

Top 8 Weirdest Tournaments Of All Time

Since poker exploded at the turn of the century, the world has seen an ever-increasing number of online and live tournaments available for everyone to participate in. Whether you like live super deep stack $10K’s or online hyper turbo tournaments for a few bucks, you...

Top 10 Annoying Table Behaviors

Have you ever been on a plane next to someone who smelled badly or had the snivels? Have you been on a date only to realize that the person you thought was hotter than hell chews her food with her mouth open just like your dog? Have you thought about how you’d react...

Top 5 Ugliest Televised Angle Shots

Just like many other things in life, poker has written and unwritten rules. The written rules are in place for a reason. There is a reason why you cannot put in a bet and then take it back or call and then say that you actually wanted to raise. Unwritten rules,...

Top 6 Most Expensive Poker Chip Sets

No matter how much we all love poker, most of us don’t have any real reason to invest a huge amount of money in our home game poker sets. We are going to use them time and time again, after all, so why would we spend a ton of cash on cards and chips when they are...

Longest Documented Poker Sessions

With the popularization of poker after the game’s biggest boom in 2003, one of the challenges that some poker players would eventually take up was playing the longest poker session. There’s not much documented info on this prior to Moneymaker’s WSOP Main Event...

The Russian Moneymaker Boom That Never Happened

A few weeks ago, an iconic phrase from the online poker world popped into my head – “I wont million.” The phrase, which means “I want the million,” originated from the amazing run of the Russian microstakes regular at the final table of the 2012 WCOOP Main Event,...

DSOP – The newest stop on the poker tour list!

Last night, the inaugural Dictators Series of Poker Season 1 Main Event took place at The Venetian in Macao. With a guaranteed prize pool of one ton of enriched uranium and a buy-in of one hidden Swiss bank account, this new poker tour event was a must-attend for any...

Top 10 Assholes in Poker

The last article I posted was titled, “Top 10 Most Hated Poker Players,” and it didn’t include anyone who might be considered “just an asshole.” All of the players on that list did or allegedly did something illegal and most of them never faced any repercussions from...

Top 10 Most Hated Poker Pros

10. Men Nguyen Men “The Master” Ngyuen is one of those players who has always been able to end up in some sort of controversy or shady story. Perhaps the earliest instance of his shadiness surfaced in 2008 when Justin Bonomo shared a story in his blog about Men’s...

Full Tilt Rush Poker released for iOS

The Full Tilt Poker app is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices! You can download the Full Tilt Poker app directly from the App Store. You can play both real-money and play-money Rush Poker ring gams, and whenever you fold – you will face a new...

Grab a $25 Free MTOPS Package

The Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS) has been a huge success and to celebrate Full Tilt Poker is giving out $25 absolutely free! To receive the first $10 you don’t even have to make a deposit, all you have to do is create a new account and you will be eligible...