Major poker tournaments
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Betting structure There are three different betting formats: In a structured betting system (fixed limit), bets and raises are of a specific amount, which increases steadily during the tournament. For example, for a stud tournament with seven cards and bets … Read More

World Poker Tour
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World Poker Tour (WPT) is a series of poker tournaments. World Poker Tour is part of the company WPT Enterprises, Inc. which was founded by Steve Lipscomb. The first season to be broadcasted in the US is that of 2003. … Read More

Texas hold ’em in popular culture
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Joe Hachem, winner of 2005 World Series of Poker main event In 1998, the movie Rounders starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton gave moviegoers a romantic view of poker as a way of life. Texas hold ’em was the main … Read More

World Poker Tour
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World Poker Tour Sport Texas Hold ’em Founded 2002 Commissioner Steven Lipscomb Motto “May all your cards be live, and your pots be monsters” (Unofficial) No. of teams No officially recognized teams Country(ies) United States (Founded) Most recent champion(s) David … Read More

Texas hold ’em
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Texas hold ’em (also hold’em, holdem) is the most popular of the community card poker games. It is also the most popular poker variant played in most casinos in the United States. Its no-limit betting form is used in the … Read More

Poker tournaments
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A poker tournament is a tournament at which the winners are decided by playing poker, usually a particular style of poker. Contrast this to a ring game, where the game is ongoing with no formal structure to determine a single … Read More

Daniel Negreanu wins 4th World Series Of Poker Bracelet
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Now 4 years ago designed the Player of the Year, Daniel Negreanu win the first place in the $2,000 Limit Hold’em game, $204,874. Daniel Negreanu (‘Kid Poker’) (born July 26, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional poker … Read More

History of poker
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The history of poker is a matter of some debate. The name of the game likely descended from the French poque, which descended from the German pochen (‘to knock’), but it is not clear whether the origins of poker itself … Read More