A well-known billionaire and casino owner named Phil Ruffin is going to purchase the Casino Miami, which has a jai alai fronton with electronic table games and simulcast betting. Phil Ruffin often remains in news for his love towards poker and is also known as poker enthusiast, he is 83 years old and is also the owner of a hotel in Treasure Island and a Casino, and is working on a project to add one more hotel to an area of 21-acres of land where the 200,000 square feet casino is situated. He is trying to do this in order to bring a little bit of Vegas to Florida (south).
Justin Bonomo has become the person earning maximum money winning playing poker tournaments than anyone else in history. On Tuesday, he earned $10 million for winning the $1 million buy-in “Big One for One Drop” event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas Justin Bonomo has now won more money playing poker tournaments than anyone else in history.
PokerGo has kept up to the demands of its subscribers by providing live streaming of several poker events.
The Poker Masters event was held recently which was a high stakes event that was streamed live on this website. The subscribers have also been able to witness Borgata Poker Open tournament on this site. This was streamed on the website last weekend. The Borgata Poker Open Championship had six players coming to the final table and the exciting win of Guo Liang Chen was something worth witnessing as well when he won the final prize of $789,058. The first title came to him in an event that had about 1132 entries and the prize pool amounts to $3.6 million. In this event Gregory Weber finished in the runner up position. Jia Liu, who is known to be a regular participant in Borgata ended up in the third position. Other participants like Thomas Paul, Cliff Josephy and Mathew Parry have also been part of the final table. (more…)
It took just two years for Joe McKeehen to win his second gold bracelet of the WSOP main event.
McKeehen won his first ever WSOP gold bracelet after clinching the 2015 WSOP $10,000 no-limit hold’em Main Event Championship. Now, two years later he has earned his second gold bracelet from the WSOP event and this time he won it after winning more or less the same event. This time the event was a limit hold’em event.
There were a total of 120 poker players who took part in the $10,000 no-limit hold’em event at the WSOP series. McKeehen topped the final standings table with prize money of $311,817. He said after winning the event that he felt really good and enjoyed playing in the WSOP event. He says that he likes this game and is very much fun to play this game.
McKeehen feels that the main event victory was sweeter than this win, but is very happy to have won his second gold bracelet of his career. He looks forward to even better showing in the WSOP events in the years to come. (more…)
The Aria Poker Room saw a gathering of poker players in the world of the top rank in the past week when the Aria High Rollers event was played out.
This was the November edition which included two no limit hold’em events which involved $25,000 and a super high roller event of $50,000. The first event of the weekend of 20th November was Aria High Roller 45 which included a no limit hold’em event. There were a total of forty entries and the event saw Ali Fazeli come out victorious. He captured the top prize as well as the title. It made this win for him as the third title and it has helped him secure a finish in the top four positions in high stakes poker events.
The following day Aria High Roller 46 was held which was another buy in event with prize money of $25,000. There were about 26 entries and the buildup was a prize pool of $624,000. (more…)
Gray sections in online gambling and wagering has allowed sites like 888poker and others to operate in Australia.
This country has legalized ventures in online sports betting. However, when it comes to online gambling and poker services, there was no avenue for sites to get a license to operate legally. However, there were no specific laws that restricted the sites from operating as well. Hence, PokerStars and 888poker were some of the several sites which had their presence in the Australian market.
Today, however, new legislation has come into being. This makes it illegal for any resident of the country to indulge in online or offshore wagering services. As a result, the operation of sites like 888poker and PokerStars becomes illegal in the light of such changes in the laws. The new rules have been designed to make it tough for offshore operators to get Australians to indulge in wagering or online casino games. (more…)
With the World Series of Poker is coming up, there is much to know about the different players who would be vying for the title.
For those who are looking to get ahead in their game they will find several online training sites that come of use. Programs that allow one to play about 500 hands in different formats as well as allow one to find several computerized opponents to play with are some of the helpful ways for one to sharpen their skills in the game.
Gordon Vayo is one of the players who would be taking part in the 2016 World Series. It is like a culmination of the work that he has done throughout his life or the energy and passion he has dedicated to the game. (more…)
As the spring nearing its ending, summer as well as World Series of Poker are knocking on the door, and this suggests that a number of poker tours are finishing their present seasons.
Among those is the Hollywood Poker Open that is going to Columbus, in Ohio, for the 4th of 5 regional stops starting this 28th April, Thursday.
HPO Columbus start with a US$ 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.
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.