A brand new cryptocurrency-based poker platform CoinPoker is now available for free play. It will operate with CHP tokens and will use Blockchain technology against the emerging unfair game.
Poker players and cryptocurrency enthusiasts can now try CoinPokers software that has started free play. With its application available for download immediately, the room has a goal to give what poker players want a back – fun, transparency and competitive poker games. (more…)
Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre and Dana White took their promotional campaign of the forthcoming UFC 217 to Canada. The trio has been really promoting the planned event and the latest move was to win some hockey fans over.
The three were at a press conference at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. The following day they were at the Bell Centre in Montreal where they dropped the puck before the Maple Leaf team played the Canadiens. The ceremonial puck drop had the Canadiens skipper Max Pacioretty and Maple Leafs star Tyler Bozak involved. (more…)
For those who have seen the latest round of events and news around PokerStars Championship Barcelona, this is a memorable event that is hosted every year by PokerStars.
This year the event that is sponsored by PokerStars was held from 15th to 27th of August 2017. The tournament has a rich history and the number of surprise wins that it had this year made it an exciting tournament to watch and witness for poker fans the world over.
The destination of the championship being a multicultural destination, it saw several events held during the days of the tournament. The key event that kick-started the tournament was the No Limit Hold’em event which was held from 16th to 18th August. There were other events that were held simultaneously, such as the PokerStars National Championship, PokerStars Cup, PokerStars National High Roller and other events. (more…)
A bill made to regulate casinos that operate online cleared two keys of committees of the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday, giving a favorable condition for the full vote of the Senate.
The legislation’s earlier form that cleared the House on 2017 April.
The Community’s of Senate, Economic & Recreational Development Committee (E&RDC) and Senate Appropriations Committee (SAC) signed on the collective bill, which includes regulation of daily fantasy sports and the internet lottery sales authorization.
The House Bill 271 of the legislation was amended heavily this week, which included 54 percent rate of tax for table games and online slots, while arguing for a tax of 16 percent on revenue of internet poker. According the report of the Online Poker, concerned was raised by the industry over the 54 percent tax on games that are non-poker. So that could still be twisted.
In Pennsylvania the 12 casinos that are land-based pay 54 percent tax on the revenue received by the slot machine. Under the bill, all the casinos running in Pennsylvania operating online or on the ground will be eligible for license of the online gambling. (more…)
Ben Lamb is very positive that he will get a seat in the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl expansion event.
Poker Central, in association with Poker Productions and Aria Resort & Casino, has made the announced that they are going for the seat expansion in 2017 Super High Roller Bowl. For the rake free tournament that is going to take place in May 6 more seats have been added. By doing this, the tournament will now have 56 seats.
Implication of expansion
By adding seats in the event, the prize pool of the game will grow up to $16.8 million from $15 million. The winner will take home $6 million this year. Last year the amount was $5 million. Not only this, but the change will also let the officials of the tournament to balance the tables by offering final tables of eight seven-handed.
Till date Erik Seidel and John Juanda the Poker Hall of Famers, Fedor Holz, Antonio Esfandiari and David Peters have secured their seat in the seat by winning the lottery award. A lottery was played to give seats to the players in the event in which some seats were distributed. (more…)