It seemed like a good gesture when the Poker Stars announced to provide Free Rolls to the players who were affected by the DDoS attack. The prizes were over $650,000 which was given away in WCOOP tickets as Free rolls. Such a gesture by the one of the largest portal in Poker is appreciative.
Yet it has not made it an official announcement on its social media website. Among the five free rolls that run each day from 22nd August to 26th August in the global player pool, the prize was guaranteed to be $100,000 each. The players who shared the European player pool had freebies which costed 20, 000 euro and the player of Italian market had 10,000 Euros each.
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The Kentucky is among that handful of states in America that has no casinos; however, the place has number casino lovers.
The place could change if this year, the fresh proposal gains some traction.
According to the reports, published in Cincinnati.com, Representatives of Kentucky Dennis Keene, Rick Rand, D-Wilder, and D-Bedford, have introduced an amendment in the constitutional that is in the favor of the casino and calls for casinos in the state. For this introduction Keene called it as the “start of the conversation.”
According to the planning by state, the place would have four independent casinos all stand-alone and six gambling facilities and it is located at the existing horse tracks in the state. However, the decision of local communities would also be taken in this regards and they would decide if they want a casino at the place.
Kentucky has a pension problem of $40 billion, and presence of casinos could help in solving it, according to the backers’ proposal. It is worth noting that discussion of casinos have been made for nearly 20 consecutive legislative sessions, and do far, all the efforts have proved failed. Continue reading “Kentucky To Reconsider Casino Legislation”
The Argentinean Andrew Korn has made history of the 56th event in the ongoing 2017 World Series of Poker event.
He won the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em and by virtue of this win became the second Argentinean to win the gold bracelet. The first person to achieve this feat was Ivan Luca in 2015. Korn had to wade off the stiff challenge posed by 623 entrants to finally win the event and also take home the top place prize money of $618,285.
With this win, the Argentinean Korn almost doubled his career live tournament earnings. The amount that he got as the payday was six times more than his biggest cash that he earned till date. The money was immaterial to Korn and did not carry so much of importance like the gold bracelet. Continue reading “Korn Wins $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event”
The iNinja Poker Tour is another poker tour that is on currently though there have been certain restructuring efforts that have come by due to changes requested by several players who are sponsored by the forum.
Isaac Tucker is the operator and owner of the company that is based out of Minnesota. He has released a statement stating that the tour will proceed as planned, though a rift occurred recently between certain players who are sponsored by the company. The tour has been restructured in its schedule as well as the management having taken certain decisions to restructure certain events. There were a certain number of charges placed by players like Aaron Johnson, Vlad Revniaga and Kou Vang. They stated that Tucker had not paid the contractors and employers on time. The company had failed to distribute the prize money on several occasions when these players had participated in iNinja Leagues. The funds of the company were being used for other means and payments were not being made on time. Continue reading “iNinja Poker Tour News”
There is much talk about the Master Classics of Poker event that has started off from 17TH November.
This is an annual event that sees several celebrated players as well as newbie are who register for the event. This year it is a silver edition that would be worth following. There is something special this year; it is the 25th
edition of Master Classics of Poker. The event is planned over a period of 15 days. The players’ party that started off the event was a gala event too.
The event was planned to be held from 12th to 26th of November 2016. Being planned in Amsterdam, this event offered a chance for all poker enthusiasts to register as per the schedule that was published on their website as well as on the social media pages. Continue reading “Master Classics Of Poker Starts”
The Global Poker League was concluded recently and it has been in the news as it was the inaugural session of this tournament that was held for the first time this year.
While Montreal Nationals won the title, there are many aspects of this tournament worth noting as well. The Cube was the venue for the novel tournament that was held in Las Vegas. The Berlin Bears and Montreal ended up in the final struggle for the title. It was concluded last Thursday and it featured several star players in the teams.
There was an eleven match series held in the tournament and the best of the eleven matches was decided for. The two teams contested for a while and the final winning amount was a check of $100,000. It is hoped that Global Poker League will move on to subsequent sessions in the following years. The first season saw preparations start off from February of this year. Continue reading “Global Poker League Events”
The US$ 1 million $25000 buy-in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown no-limit high roller drew in a pack of ninety-four entries, easily exceeding the guarantee to build a prize kitty of US$ 2350000. David Malka came out as the winner with the title, the 1st spot prize of US$ 658000 along with 756 POY points.
It was his 2nd title of the year, after winning the US$3,250 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament at the World Series of Poker Circuit series at Bicycle Casino for another US$70,355 and two-hundred-sixteen points. With these 2 victories, Malka has jumped to sixty-second spot in the rankings with nine-hundred-seventy-two points.
Malka went to the No 1 spot tough the final table on the way to win, including the likes of World Series of Poker 2013 main event 4th spot ender Sylvain Loosli (Second – US$ 481,750), Tim West (Third – US$ 298,450), Player of the Year 2015 race 3rd place finisher Nick Petrangelo (Fourth- US$ 206,800) as well as WPT Championship main event winner 2009 Yevgeniy Timoshenko (Sixth – US$ 101,050).
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