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Learn How To Play Cash Games from the Best: Randy "nanonoko" Lew
When you think about online poker, there are only a handful of players as impressive as Randy "nanonoko" Lew. Considered to be one of the best online cash game players alive, the 30-year-old American online poker star and member of the PokerStars Team Pro Online will entertain everyone from the PokerSchoolOnline channel on Twitch.tv this Friday, Dec. 11, at 15:00 ET (8 p.m. UK time).
As a post titled Cash Games with Randy "nanonoko" Lew on PSO Twitch this Friday published on the PokerStars Blog points out, the live stream "is the perfect opportunity for cash game players to watch a master at work and see how it's done," especially as Nanonoko plans to engage with the viewers and answer to as many questions as possible.
What's even better, is that one lucky viewer will have the chance to win a training session with Lew himself. To win the training session, visit this page and explain why you would make a good poker student in no less than 25 words. Good luck!
Win a Trip To Las Vegas from Full Tilt
The training session is not the only prize you can win this week, as Full Tilt is also running an interesting competition that gives you the opportunity to win a free trip to Las Vegas... with a comment.
As a post on the Full Tilt Blog titled Vegas Pass Blog Contest explains, the right comment is all it takes to net a VIP trip to Las Vegas worth $10,000!
"Simply play select tournaments and a top five finish nets you a spot in the Vegas Pass Tournament on Dec. 15," a special tournament where the winner is guaranteed to leave with a $10K VIP Las Vegas holiday package which includes:
- Business Class flights for you and your guest
- Seven nights for two in the 5-star Caesar's Palace hotel
- Private limousine transfers
However, if you don't want to pass through the daily qualifiers that run every day at Full Tilt, simply leave a comment on this blog post, being sure to include your Player ID, and remember to include the following sentence in your comment:
"I Need To Break Away from It All Because..."
The top three entries will receive a ticket to the Vegas Pass Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 15:00 ET.
The Art of Boxing Is at partypoker
Since the day the four-time world champion boxer Carl "The Cobra" Froch inked a deal to represent partypoker, everyone has been waiting to see how the poker room would combine the action at the green felt with the one that takes place in Froch's natural kingdom: the boxing ring.
To celebrate Froch and to remind everyone about the ongoing Carl Froch $100K Challenge, the partypoker Blog published a post titled 7 of the Greatest Boxing Rivalries. By discussing some of the sport's greatest duels like the ones between Froch and George Groves, Muhammad Ali, and George Foreman, or Mike Tysonand Evander Holyfield, PokerNews UK and partypoker blogger Matthew Pitt goes through some of the most epic moments in the history of boxing.