Win £1,000,000 for Free with The Everest Poker ONE Tournament

“If you only play in one live tournament this year, this is it,” says the tournament page at Everest Poker. They’re talking about The Everest Poker ONE, a £1,000,000 live poker tournament that will be held in Monte Carlo from April 21st to April 24th, 2011.

Touted as “the everyman’s live poker tournament”, The Everest Poker ONE has more ground roots qualifiers than many live tournaments half its size. While you could buy-in to the tournament directly (if you have almost $7,000 burning a hole in your pocket), you have plenty of other alternatives to win your way up the poker food chain.

  • Super Satellite Freerolls: From Wednesday to Monday, you can compete hourly from 10:25am to 7:25pm GMT. Fifty winner

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Female Player Wins Open WPT Title

It is not Vanessa Selbst or Annette Obrestad or Liv Boeree or Jennifer Harman who gets the honor of being the first female player to win an open World Poker Tour (WPT). This honor goes to a totally unknown Russian player by the name of Natalia Nikitina. And just how great is this honor can be gauged from the fact that WPT has been running since 1921 and as yet no woman has won an open competition.

As one poker forum aptly put it, this had to happen in Paris. The event was the WPT National Series, Euro Finals Of Poker Diamond Championship, €5,000 Main Event being held at the Aviation Club de France. T

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Blackjack Attack for Cash Prizes

Time flies when you’re having fun at online casinos, and as if to prove the point we can tell you that it is almost time for the next Blackjack Attack tournament at the Littlewoods Casino. Regular readers will know that this tournament is staged every month and offers cash prizes to the top 50 players who manage to earn the most point by playing blackjack games, and the tournament this month will be held this Sunday 27 February.

Earning points in the Blackjack Attack tournament is simple – all you have to do is wager on blackjack games in the usual manner. Bef

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Root for the “Home Team” from PokerStars

In a recent blog post, we mentioned how a recent “new to online poker” forum thread was forming around the best places to play online poker for beginners. We listed what we felt were the obvious choices for new online poker players just starting to get into cash play: Bodog, FullTilt, PDC, and PokerStars. Of course, we know there are many great online poker rooms out there–after all, we play them all the time–but the truth of the matter is that some are better fit to help those newer to the game.

Take PokerStars, for example. Their new Home Game poker tournaments are a perfect way for new online poker players to get their feet wet with online poker games. As one

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Albertan Curler Noted For Analytical Approach To Blackjack

A Canadian curler has noted how her team’s skipper approaches games of blackjack with the same focus as when playing the winter sport.

Speaking to the Calgary Herald, Amy Nixon – part of Team Alberta which is currently taking part in the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Charlottetown – reveals that skip Shannon Kleibrink is extremely analytical about curling and will spend hours looking at statistics before a game.

And it appears that Kleibrink takes the same approach when playing blackjack.

“To me, it reminds me of the way she plays blackjack. It’s more like she’s just a gamesplayer.

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