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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 IveyPoker.com 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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Russell “rdcrsn” Carson

Russell “rdcrsn” Carson is one of the featured instructors at PocketFives training site.  With nearly $5 million dollars in online tournament winnings, 3 Triple Crown titles and a highest achieved player ranking of #2, he is one of the most decorated poker instructors out there.  In addition to becoming an instructor, Russell has recently been bitten by the golf bug, and fears his new obsession might end up costing him a lot of money by keeping him away from the poker tables.

Russell is based in Canada, playing out of Powell River, Ontario. He started out playing in a $10 weekly game with college friends and steadily moved up the ranks while building his bankroll, until becoming a professional in 2006. In 2008, after switching his focus to NLH MTTs full-time, he had an incredible run taking down the PokerRoom Grand, a 3rd at the FTP $1 million GTD and winning the $200 PS Rebuy, amassing over $270,000 in winnings in the space of a few weeks. And as they say, he’s never looked back.

Some of Russell’s biggest cashes include:

  • Party Poker $300K (win, $65,000)
  • FTP $100 & $200 Rebuys (he’s won both and had several other final table finishes)
  • FTOPS $2.5k buy-in (3rd)
  • FTP “Million” (4th)
  • Mansion $500k (1st)
  • Absolute $100K (1st)

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