The initial 3 tournaments of 2018 Poker Masters Series were impressive. The standout player so far has been the renowned poker pro, Brandon Adams. He finished 4thinthe $10,500 no limit-Holdem tournament and won $25,000 no-limit Holdem event. He achieved 5thplacein $25,000 pot limits, Omaha event. Collectively, the player achieved $543,000 for 3 tournaments. It was a proud moment for Adams as Poker Masters is a great tournament that took place atPokerGoStudio at the Aria Resort and Casino. The event gives a purple shaded jacket to the contestant who shows their best performance overall in poker festival.
The jacket winner in 2017 was evaluated by the total sum of money a player had cashed. Steffen Sontheimer was the winner last year as he made 4 final tables, won 2 titles and cashed $2,733,000. The decision was made this year to introduce a points system and Adam is leading so far with 510 points. There were 69 entries made in the kickoff event in $10,500 no-limit Holdem tournament. There was the distribution of the $690,000 prize pool for top 10 finishers. The last player at the end was David Peters, the 2016 Card Player who achieved $193,200 and became the champion of the event. In addition, he did earn 30 points more towards the Poker Master purple jacket race. There was a tie for 2ndplaceafter completion of the first three events. It was Peters 17thfinaltable and 4thtitle. He has chased over $4.5 million in POY live tournament till now.
Shane Warne has given record breaking appearance in the past during a Cricket game. Now, he is happy to be face to face with his son Jackson at Poker Table.
Shane Warne entered in the upcoming Aussie Millions Poker Champions which is starting soon. The proud dad is excited for the face-off with his 18 year old son.
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…)