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The Online Railbird Report: Phil Galfond, Ilari Sahamies Win Nearly $500K

After winning $471K last week, Phil Galfond kept the ball rolling this week as he banked another $463,163. Ilari “Ilari FIN” Sahamies also had a huge week.

Five Thoughts: King of the Castle

"King" Dan Smith has had an amazing 2012, but is it better than Erik Seidel's 2011 campaign?

The Weekly Turbo: Viktor Blom Leaves PokerStars, Negreanu's Bankroll Challenge, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including Daniel Negreanu's bankroll challenge, Viktor "Isildur1" Blom parting ways with PokerStars, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: Ben Tollerene, Viktor Blom, and Phil Galfond Book Massive Wins

Ben "Ben86" Tollerene finished as the week's biggest winner with $500K in profit, while Viktor Blom & Phil Galfond win more than $450K each.

The Nightly Turbo: 2012 Poker Hall of Fame, Viktor Blom Leaves PokerStars, and More

Nominations are open for the 2012 Poker Hall of Fame class, and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is no longer a member of Team PokerStars Pro.

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom No Longer With Team PokerStars Pro

PokerStars and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom have parted ways. Blom is no longer a member of Team PokerStars Pro.

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Returns to Virtual Felt and “L0ve2playU” Wins Big

Joeri van der Sman was the week's biggest winner with +$535K in profit, while both Theo Jorgensen and Daniel Cates booked wins of more than +$300K.

Should the World Series of Poker Uncap the Big One for One Drop?

The $1 million Big One for One Drop is capped at 48 entrants, but with some big names missing from the list of confirmed players, Rich Ryan believe they should do everything to uncap it.

2012 World Series of Poker Day 13: Schaefer and Friedman Win, Hellmuth Goes to Day 2 in Razz

Brandon Schaefer wins the $1,500 NLHE Shoot Out, Adam Friedman defeats Todd Brunson in the $5.000 Seven Card Stud 8/b and Mike Matusow among final nine vying for the gold in Event #16.

2012 WSOP: A Look at the Biggest Poker Hands of the Week

With 15 events either completed or in progress at the 2012 World Series of Poker, we thought it'd be fun to take a look at the biggest and most influential hands of the week.

The Online Railbird Report: "EireAbu" Wins $542,000 to Climb Back Atop Yearly Leaderboard

“EireAbu” was the week's biggest winner with $542,432 in profit, which put him back atop the PokerStars yearly leaderboard with $2.2 million.

2012 World Series of Poker Rookie Roundup: Viktor "Isildur1" Blom

PokerNews concludes the 2012 World Series of Poker Rookie Roundup with Viktor "Isildur1" Blom.

The Online Railbird Report: Cates Drops $376,000; Sahamies & Sulsky Win Big

Ilari Sahamies and Ben Sulsky emerged as the week's two biggest winners with +$424k and $294k respectively, while Daniel Cates dropped a gut-wrenching $376k.

The Top 10 PokerStars Hands of 2012 — So Far

A look at the top ten hands played on PokerStars from the start of 2012 up until May 14.

Five Thoughts: Deeb SCOOPs up Multiple Watches

Shaun Deeb's two SCOOP wins and the World Series of Poker's new rule changes lead this week's Five Thoughts.

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars' Crackdown Continues, Belgium's Blacklist Grows, and More

PokerStars has cracked down on SharkScope and OPR, and the Belgian Gaming Commission blacklisted several online gambling sites.

The Online Railbird Report: Grimason is Week's Biggest Winner; “!P0krparty¡” Looks to Catch Up

While all eyes have been on Sulsky & “EireAbu”, the wildcard that is “!P0krparty¡” has been playing a heavy volume and very well could become a contender.

The Nightly Turbo: New Jersey's Online Gaming Hurdle, Isildur1's SCOOP Success, and More

New Jersey may be waiting longer than anticipated for online poker, and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom has been crushing the PokerStars SCOOP so far.

Five Thoughts: Serock Gets Over the Hump, Wins First Live Tournament

Joe Serock only won $40,000 for his victory at the PPC Aruba, but it was the first live tournament win of his very established career.

The Online Railbird Report: Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky Moves into Top Spot on Yearly Leaderboard

“EireAbu's” reign atop the PokerStars yearly leaderboard would last just one week as Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky continued his heater and won $138,172 this week.