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Humberto Brenes is considered the best poker player from Central America and is known as the Godfather of Costa Rican players. Hes also an established tournament veteran and is one of the premiere poker players in the world. In his personal life, the jovial and charming Brenes is a successful businessmen in his home country of Costa Rica. He owns an Univision television station, a construction company, several restaurants, and at one point in his life was involved in the export business of chocolate, nuts, and other fruits and vegetables.
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Poker rules and strategies

Whether you are a novice or an experienced card shark, we're convinced you will find something of interest in our comprehensive poker rules and poker strategies sections. The most important poker games - from Five Card Stud to Omaha, and Seven Card Stud to Texas Hold'em - are described as clear, concise, and accurate as possible, without failing to neglect their strategic complexities.

Poker tournaments

Both the 2003 and 2004 winner of the World Series of Poker, Chris Moneymaker and Greg Raymer respectively, won their entry ticket in an online poker tournament. Our poker tournament section features articles on multi-table and single-table tournament strategy, as well as reports on various brick-and-mortar tournaments, like the World Series of Poker, the World Poker Tour and the European Poker Tour.

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Poker Pros Losing Sponsorship Deals

November 19, 2014 - The days of poker pros being sponsored by online poker sites are dwindling. Many poker sites have ended their sponsorship arrangements with poker professionals. Full Tilt recently ended their agreements with poker pros Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom and the poker room parted ways with top poker pro Tom Dwan some months ago.

Being a Poker Pro Begins with Self Mastery

October 23, 2014 - It all begins with the man in the mirror. Not just in life but certainly for anyone aspiring to be a poker pro. There has of course never been a better or more opportune time to become a poker pro but that is countered by the fact that there have never been more people aspiring to be a poker pro. With that in mind there has to be a way to separate yourself from the pack as a unique potential pro that can break apart from the masses. If you play any amount of poker at all the first they you will likely remember is that the opponents that you have respected the most have been those who had self-discipline and were in firm and total control of themselves.

Pro Poker Tournaments

October 23, 2014 - With the explosion of online poker that is taking place there has never been a more opportune time for aspiring players to turn professional and the best way to go about doing that is by entering as many high level poker tournaments as possible.

Demanding Exacting Life of a Poker Pro

September 17, 2014 - There has never been a more opportune time to become a poker pro thanks to online gambling but success are hardly guaranteed and there are many pitfalls to overcome starting with yourself as the fact remains the greatest opponent most poker players will ever face is their own lack of discipline.

Poker Pro Daniel Colman Wins $15.3 Million in Big One for One Drop

August 21, 2014 - The biggest winner at the 2014 World Series of Poker was poker pro Daniel Colman who took home the $15.3 million dollar first place prize in the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop event. The event debuted in 2012 when Antonio Esfandiari won the tournament but it was not held last year. This year a total of 42 players entered the event which meant a prize pool of more than $37 million dollars after money was taken out for the One Drop charity.

Poker Pro John Hennigan Wins $50,000 Poker Players Championship

July 20, 2014 - The 2014 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship was won by poker pro John Hennigan. The tournament, considered the most important each year to poker professionals, featured 102 players that put up the $50,000 entry fee. That meant the first place prize was more than $1.5 million dollars. Hennigan was able to take the title and get the WSOP gold bracelet. Hennigan has been very successful in the Poker Players Championship through the years and this was his second straight year making the final table as he finished third last year.

Poker Pros Pick the Right Seat at the Poker Table

June 22, 2014 - Did you know that poker professionals oftentimes will take time and effort to get the right seat at the poker table? Some people dont think that seat selection is that important but poker pros know better.

Poker Pros in Las Vegas for 2014 World Series of Poker

June 22, 2014 - Most of the top poker pros are in Las Vegas for the 2014 World Series of Poker. The biggest events of the year take place in Vegas at the WSOP and anyone of note who is a poker professional is in Las Vegas. There will be a lot of things to watch at the 2014 World Series of Poker and some poker pros to keep an eye on.

WSOP Asia-Pacific Schedule Announced for Poker Pros

May 22, 2014 - The World Series of Poker Asia/Pacific has announced events for later this year. The first event for the poker pros will take place on October 2nd at the Crown Melbourne casino in Australia. There will be ten events on the schedule with the Championship that begins on October 12th headlining the action.

Vicky Coren Mitchell Becomes European Poker Tour Two-Time Champ

May 22, 2014 - The first two-time champion on the European Poker Tour is Vicky Coren Mitchell. She won the 2006 EPT London and she recently won her second event, the 2014 EPT event in Sanremo Italy. She beat a field of 556 players to win the $657,780 first place prize. She is the first player in ten years of the European Poker Tour to win two main event titles.

Poker Pros Signing Up for Big One For One Drop at 2014 WSOP

April 23, 2014 - The biggest poker tournament of 2014 will be the Big One for One Drop at the 2014 World Series of Poker. A number of poker professionals have already committed to playing this event that features a $1 million dollar buy-in.

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