As the spring nearing its ending, summer as well as World Series of Poker are knocking on the door, and this suggests that a number of poker tours are finishing their present seasons.
Among those is the Hollywood Poker Open that is going to Columbus, in Ohio, for the 4th of 5 regional stops starting this 28th April, Thursday.
HPO Columbus start with a US$ 235 entry, US$ 20000 guaranteed event, the 1st of eighteen numbered tournament for the stop that finishes on 8th May, along with the finish of the US$ 1115 Regional Main Event. Of the eighteen events on tap, 8 would be “featured” events, suggesting that poker players keeping high enough would get points towards the leaderboard of the stop. Whoever amasses the most points would get a US$ 2500 seat into HPO Season 4 Championship, happening on 23rd to 26th June at the M Resort as well as Casino in Las Vegas.
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After winning a WSOP gold bracelet and two Aria High Roller events at the beginning of 2015, it was time for poker player Byron Kaverman to top the pack of an EPT tournament. And he did it earlier night in a grand manner. The player came out as the winner in the EPT Malta (Season 12) €10300 High Roller to collect a 1st place prize of €430800 as well as the tournament trophy.
The event drew in a total of two-hundred-ten entries who made a prize pool of €2037000. The top thirty-one places were paid. It took 3 days of play before the name of the champ was declared. The final day started with nineteen players and Mukul Pahuja holding the most of the chips. In fact, he held the lead for the most part of the day.
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The Global Poker Index considers high-profile tournaments like the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour as imperative when ranking players. However, this does not mean you ought to have won to feature among the three hundred top players list. This shows you cannot determine the mettle of a player by merely considering accolades and plethora cash winnings. The US is rich with players who have ventured in high stakes cash games to net stupendous amounts in the money finishes and cashes. David Y. Rheem is a US poker professional player whose participation in the significant tournaments has cemented his standing in poker.
He plunged into the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2008 where he cashes to garner $1,772,650. He also won the WPT Season VII Doyle Brunson Five Diamond WPC where he walked away with $1,538,730. Rheem has also cashed five times, his most notable success being the runner-up finish in his heat to Allen Cunningham in the $1,000 NL Texas Hold’em w/Rebuys tournament in 2006. Earlier he had cashed in the 2005 WSOP placing 193rd. Continue reading →
English professional poker players have not let down their country when they lock horns with their national counterparts in major tournaments. In fact, the country has produced renowned poker experts who have the disposition to bring the final table down at the global poker circuits.
Kevin O’Leary is among the Queen’s casino pros who kept flown the British flag high in the casinos whenever he qualifies in principal events. O’Leary poker accomplishments hitherto are numerous and include the winning at the GUKPT Heads-Up Championship in London.
He has also played major tournaments where his star has incessantly shone as he even goes for the in the money cashes. A concise review of his poker resume would reveal why he stands out among his fellow countrymen as a distinguished player. Continue reading →