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Tournament Poker Edge University

Tournament Poker Edge, the premiere online MTT training site, will be launching the newest addition of their training regime; Tournament Poker Edge University. TPE U offers a step by step structure and curriculum that allows you to progress at your own pace and easily set goals that will have you crushing MTTs in no time. Each course consists of training videos, forums posts, articles and podcast episodes to serve as your go to guide to taking in all of the content that Tournament Poker Edge has to offer. TPE U will help you track what you have watched and even […]

Read the rest » Ivey Poker purchases Leggo Poker

For the past few months Phil Ivey’s poker training site has been signing pros left right and center. The world, and most notably Norman Chad, has been wondering, so where are the training videos. Well Ivey Poker took one step closer in providing a full fledged poker training program by acquiring Leggo Poker. After signing Aeron “aejones” Jones the backbone of LeggoPoker earlier this month, the industry knew something was brewing. By purchasing Leggo, they have now also added Pros such as Andrew Lichtenberger, Dan Smith, Frank Calo, Ben Sulsky , Tony Dunst, and many more. There is still […]

Read the rest » Poker Training with William Hill Poker School

The venerable bookmaker, William Hill, has a poker site that is on par with the very best. Not only does the site offer a wide range of poker games, which can be accessed with the William Hill poker download, it also offers a brilliant poker school. This is a free interactive poker tutorial that takes you through the ABC’s of the game and beyond. The first step to becoming a more professional poker player is to tune into William Hill Poker School TV. This feature is a series of crystal-clear lessons for how to play the game. You don’t have […]

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David “Raptor” Benefield

David “Raptor” Benefield

David “Raptor” Benefield is one of the trainers at which is the number one online poker training website. David is only 20 years old and he resides in Fort Worth, Texas although the past year he has been traveling a lot for poker. He just made it back from the 2009 WSOP in Las Vegas where he did very well and managed to cash in a $5K event.

The young poker player is going to be heading back to school come September which means that he won’t be spending as much time playing poker. He will be playing a lot of online poker I’m sure though and training players over at You can find Benefield playing online poker at Full Tilt Poker where he often plays heads-up poker or PLO ring table games.

When David first started playing poker he only would play sit and go tournaments online because the investment was small and money could still be made. He quickly became one of the strongest sit and go tournament players on the internet and then he decided that he would try and master cash games since they offer a bigger reward. When David isn’t playing poker he enjoys a lot of hobbies including real estate, fitness and health. Benefield is one of the most popular young poker players right now and I’m sure we’ll see some big things from him in the next few years.

• 2008 Five Star World Poker Classic Event #14 NL Holdem – 7th Place
• 2008 World Series of Poker Event #1 PL Holdem World Championships – 13th Place
• 2009 World Series of Poker Event #15 NL Holdem – 14th Place

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