The Weekly Turbo: For the Love of the Game

This week in poker is a time to get excited over the big little things. In other words, we rejoice over rivalry side events, two-time wins and amateurs winning big.

The Winner’s Circle

Cord Garcia for the made-for-TV special King of the Club at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Another online poker bill in California. Could 2017 be the year?

Becoming the first woman to win an open WPT Championship event is a noteworthy achievement. That’s why it’s kicking off our first PokerNews Performance of the Week segment.

Poker & Pop Culture: Highlighting mainstream poker writing from the 20th century’s middle decades.

Unibet Pokersigned a trio of prominent poker players who will boost its social media footprint: Ian Simpson, David Lappin and Dara O’Kearney.

PokerStars created the PokerStars London Series as a way of investing in local communities in the U.K. It will kick off with five stops in 2017.

PN Blog: HSmitherz1 traveled from Vancouver to Prince Edward Island. Now he’s got poker room stories.

No joke: You can play poker in the states and cash out with PayPal using Global Poker.

High-stakes pro “DGAF”shares thoughts about the state of the game and why he’s stepping away.

David Petersmoves back on top in the GPI overall rankings, retaking lead from Nick Petrangelo.

Linda Johnson, “The First Lady of Poker,” will receive the WPT’s highest honor Feb. 27.

Unibet continued a strong push in the online poker world by acquiring British company 32Red.

Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

Chip Stack Sabotage

“I can’t fold,” “I have to bet,” “He’s probably bluffing.” STOP. These and other thoughts that sabotage stacks.

On the last Sunday of each month, TigerGaming’s $20,000 guaranteed eventjumps to $50,000.

After three-betting, Jonathan Littlechecks the flop then raises the turn in this WPT tournament hand.

Poker author Steve Selbredediscusses how often to get involved in loose, low-stakes NLH games.

King’s Casino is awarding 170 seats to the PokerStars Festival Rozvadov Main Event.

MPN Poker Tour Maltapromises to be one of the best low buy-in live tournament festivals in 2017. Qualify for the tournament at PKR Poker for just €1.

Time to shake things up at your home game with these fun poker variants.

For a limited time, you can get some good money at 888 just for signing up.

888poker wants to send more than 250 people to Las Vegas for the 2017 WSOP Main Event.

Check Tape

2015 American Poker Awards

The third annual American Poker Awards was Feb. 23, so PokerNews decided it was time to recap the most exciting moments of the first American Poker Awards in 2015.

Two minutes on the clock with Joanna Kwak lead to questions like, “Fill in the blank: Blondes have more…” Get her answer here.

PokerStars went through their extensive video archive and tracked down the five craziest hands for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.

On this week’s PokerNews Podcast, Sarah Herringtalks to David Tuchman about where poker and entertainment meet and both being up for Media Person of the Year.

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