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More WR2 winners

Another weekend of WR2 action and another two players coming away from a free to enter tournament with $276.This weekend that honour went to gigmoe69 on Saturday and our9lives on Sunday, both of whom showed great skill and guile to steer past fields of thousands. Here’s a look at the detail...Weekly...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 22, 2008 1:44 PM

The best freeroll in town

It remains the most competitive freeroll poker tournament on PokerStars.net. Pulling together the best players on the site into two tournaments every week where the winners, and a few hundred others, can turn nothing into real money. It is of course the Weekly Round 2 event.All it takes for you to t...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 14, 2008 11:08 AM

A USA one-two in the WR2

As summer turns to fall outside it was USA across the board in weekly round two land on the internet this week. HAILEYAWAI too honours on Saturday, collecting $276 from 801 places paid real money prizes. On Sunday quezo48 did the same, also collecting $276 for their win, money they can spend as they...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 8, 2008 12:12 PM

Another week of WR2

Yaronbuk from Isreal was the winner of this week’s Saturday WR2 event, beating XXXTheKingXX of Canada heads-up for a first prize of $276. Not bad for an entry fee of, well, nothing. On Sunday USA’s HARRY111 brought home the bacon, collecting $305, the highest pay out in some time in a WR2. Congratul...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 1, 2008 12:03 PM

Armenian winner in Weekly Round 2

The weekly round 2 event was rocked last weekend with its first Armenian winner, at least since I can remember. Artak1974 was the victor, finishing first in a field of thousands, claiming $287.60 ahead of 702 players who received real money prizes for playing.Whilst Sunday saw an even bigger field, ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 25, 2008 11:52 AM

Weekly round 2 action

A double, bumper post of weekly round two results this week owing to the break last week to make room for a flood of results from the Asia Pacific Poker Tour in Macau (plus a high roller event), and the drama that unfolded at the European Poker Tour event in Barcelona.The same huge fields took part ...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 21, 2008 10:06 AM

A French heads up in the Weekly round 2

The top professional poker players are not known for their healthy respect for money. Few think twice about paying $10,000 or even $50,000 to play a tournament such as the World Series main event or the H.O.R.S.E. event. The goal is to win. The money, well that’s just a good way to keep score. Playe...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 3, 2008 11:27 AM

A mix of nations in the Weekly Round 2

The weekly round 2 events last weekend bunched together the usual eclectic mix of nationalities at the final tables with players from France, India, Germany, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Brazil and Spain featuring in the payouts. But it was the United States up top both days.‘D0k_...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 27, 2008 10:22 AM

The latest from the Weekly Round 2

The weekly round 2 was dominated by players from the United States last weekend with seven of Saturdays finalists hailing from the land of the free and the same again on Sunday, a level of success only matched it seems by the country’s swimmers in Olympic pools.‘CASHGAMBLE’ was paid off on Saturday ...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 20, 2008 10:02 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

Another week on PokerStars.net and another Weekly Round 2. Two more multi-national final tables over the weekend, the first with an American one-two-three with ‘TheNewIRS’ winning $276, whilst the second saw a win for Ireland and ‘madloopy’ who won the same.Weekly Round 2 results (Saturday 2 August)...more

by Stephen Bartley on August 5, 2008 7:46 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

A final table heavily laden with players from the United States played out Saturday’s weekly Round 2 event, but it was a Kiwi that ultimately took the first prize of $276.00. That player was New Zealander ‘cabsta’ who beat ‘JTCapitan’ heads-up. He was top of 801 players who cashed in the event, with...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 21, 2008 11:03 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

Whilst the World Series main event rattled through its four day ones the equally relevant Weekly Round 2 events captured the imagination of hundreds of players each vying for a slice of the money handed out free to the top players. On Saturday 702 players logged off with something to show for their ...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 7, 2008 10:49 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

Whilst the World Series blazes it’s way through June with the history books open and ready for new names to be entered it’s worth remembering that even the best players, even world champions, began their poker careers somewhere, many in freerolls which helped shape their skills. There are few better...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 18, 2008 9:55 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

As the battles at the World Series rage on, the humble but equally important duels of the Weekly Round 2 events continue on PokerStars. Last weekend saw an all German heads-up finale in the Saturday event, whilst on Sunday the same happened between two players from the United States. The results; a ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 12, 2008 10:14 AM

Weekly Round 2 results

This week’s Weekly Round 2 events had a multi-national feel to them and each recorded huge fields with over 800 players in both finishing the event with a cash prize. On Saturday, where five nations were represented at the final table, it was “dannyr1947" who picked up $276. Whilst on Sunday (anothe...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 4, 2008 9:13 AM
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