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Player Profiles

Tom “durrrr” Dwan

Thomas Dwan Jr. is a professional poker player who played in the highest-stakes No-Limit Texas hold 'em and PLO games, under the screen name "durrrr".

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Run It Three Times

Run It Three Times. Run the board three times to lower your risk when you are All-In. RITT is only possible when both players accept.

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What Is A Straddle

A straddle bet is an optional and voluntary blind bet made by a player after the posting of the small and big blinds, but before cards are dealt.

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HighStakes Rake Structure Explained

Texas Hold'em, Omaha and Tournament Poker Rake

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What is Rake?

Rake is the amount of money that a poker room deducts from pots in cash games or from tournament buy-ins in order to run the games.

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Taking Your Seat in the High Stakes Poker Game

It’s not quite as easy to sit down with the likes of Ivey, Dwan and the big boys!

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Pot Limit Omaha Rules

While the game shares many similarities with Texas Hold'em, there are a few key differences between the two.

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High Stakes Fallouts

There are certainly times when the players are at each other’s throats, so let’s take a look at some of the most infamous fallouts…

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How to Deposit and Withdraw

It’s quick and easy to deposit funds to your HighStakes account, whatever your preferred method.

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How to Transfer

Transferring funds from your HIGHSTAKES wallet is quick and simple.

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How to Download

The HIGHSTAKES poker client is available for download not only on Mac and PC but also for iOS and Android devices.

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Freerolls

All registered HIGHSTAKES players are eligible to enter the Chinese Zodiac Freeroll.

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HIGHSTAKES VIP Program

HIGHSTAKES offer a comprehensive VIP program to reward our loyal players.

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Rabbit Hunting

A fun feature of the HIGHSTAKES software is the ability for players to ‘rabbit hunt’.

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High Stakes Businessmen Poker Players

Here we will take a look at some of the best and some of the worst who have taken the pros on at their own game.

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High Stakes Scams

We’re going to take a look at some of the worst offenders and sorriest situations poker has encountered over the years.

Player Profiles

Cole South

Cole South’s introduction to poker came during his Freshman year at Georgetown University in 2004 when he lost a week’s beer money in a friendly game with some fellow students.

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Joseph Cheong

Joseph Cheong is a 31 year old Asian-American professional tournament player with close to $12m in live tournament winnings.

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Jason Mo

Jason “carrycakes” Mo started playing poker professionally in 2009 and by 2014 he was rated by his peers as one of the best heads-up NLHE players in the world.

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Remembering High Stakes legends

Here we are going to take a look at the most incredible high-stakes players and their amazing stories.

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High Stakes Poker Rooms

Let’s take a look at the most famous homes of the nosebleed cash game kings.

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The Rise of Isildur1

When it comes to popularity among fans of online poker then nobody compares, nobody even comes close to one Viktor “Isildur1” Blom.

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Texas Hold'em Rules

In this article, we'll explain the rules of the game so you can take the first step on the way to the aforementioned mastery.

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