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  • WPT Event #3 looks good by : October 25, 2015

    The Mega Stack looks like it will get to about the same numbers as Event #1, if not more, with  170 players already registered.Many of the players that were in Event #1 are back again for more action. Kevin Stanley, who was the lucky winner of the World Sports Betting prize and won his entry for Event #1 back, is seated alongside Gareth Kalil and Alon Argaman.Lagen Zackey barely took a break and is already trying for cash number two… ...

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  • WPT Event #3 about to start by : October 25, 2015

    Event #3 is the Mega Stack tournament!It starts at 14;30 and with a low buy-in of R3,500 should be very popular. There is late registration all day. The format is interesting with re-entries permitted only tomorrow. This makes it in essence a freeze out tournament barring those few who will re-enter tomorrow at the start of play which is also at 14:30. The 50,000 starting stack will allow a lot of leeway for good poker play. Blind levels are 30 ...

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  • Divan in the thick of things by : October 25, 2015

    Divan Le Roux and Melanie Weisner tangled in what is probably the biggest pot of the tournament so far.There was over 1,2M in the pot by the time Divan fired another bullet on the river (700k) making it a 2M pot! Melanie folded and looked quite pained at extending Divan’s lead by another 600k.Blinds are up: 15,000/30,000-5000 av 956,250Divan was again in the action, this time against Tony Silva. Silva was outflopped but caught up and overtook Divan’s Ace on ...

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  • The Unknown Knowns by : December 2, 2014

    Poker pro Faraz Jaka reveals how he learned to humanize the poker greatsWhen I started playing poker at 19-years-old, I was a sophomore in college and ignorance was bliss. It was pure chance that I discovered Texas hold’em.A couple of kids who occasionally ran a game in my dorm invited me to come play a few times. I didn’t watch poker on TV, I didn’t read online forums and I certainly didn’t know the names of any ...

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  • Removing The Poker Face Of Poker by : December 16, 2013

    Poker is an art and even though many people enjoy the game, few know how to play poker games well. So we want to answer that million dollar question, ‘how to play poker games well and win?’ Well, we here at Shuffle Up Productions can tell you a little more about it.So if you are not yet the master of the poker face yet then let us help. The first step in mastering ...

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  • The trick to playing poker games by : December 9, 2013

    Poker is one of the oldest card games in the business. Synonymous with high rollers, royalty and James Bond, most people have wanted to know how to play poker games. Poker is one of those incredibly addictive games of pure chance. Once you become very good at it and get familiar with the ins and outs, it can also be a lucrative career. The last few years has seen the rise of tournaments such ...

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  • Do You Know How to Host a Poker Game? by : December 2, 2013

    Do you know how to host a poker game? Would you like to find out how to host a player tournament or corporate poker game? We can most definitely help!Before we get to how to host poker games, allow us to congratulate you on choosing on a novel idea for your business function or charity event. Are you still uncertain as to whether a poker tournament is the best idea for your ...

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  • How to Play Poker Games Well by : November 25, 2013

    For a good CauseIf you are relatively new at poker, we know the million dollar question is how to play poker gameswell and win. Well, we here at Shuffle Up Productions can tell you a little more about it.Here are two basic tips to keep in mind for playing a better poker game overall:Pray tell, what IS your tell? This would not necessarily work when playing professionals, but when playing other beginners ...

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  • The How To for Corporate Poker Games by : November 11, 2013

    For a good CauseIf you are looking for a how to for organising corporate poker games, you have definitely come to the right place! Welcome to Shuffle Up Productions, bona fide poker pioneers.Corporate poker games have become very popular for a number of reasons. Such a tournament is good for networking, perhaps hosting a corporate responsibility related charity drive or to simply provide employees with an opportunity to bond and socialise. Ask yourself this:Do you want to bring your ...

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