Zema007 or the online player title that is popular in online poker communities was a triumphant winner in the title fight that emerged in party poker last Sunday.
The last weekend was an exciting one for the online gambling and poker community – many bets and strategies were worked upon as the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight was scheduled. The community stayed up and watched Mayweather add to his record of wins by winning the fiftieth fight and having come out of retirement to do so. Once the fight was over, the online poker community had party poker games to concentrate on at the Majors on Sunday. At one such tournament there was a $200,000 guaranteed amount at a title fight in party poker. There were over a thousand entries listed for this event and the total prize pool that was created amounted to $209,000. There were top finishers over a hundred who claimed portions of the prize money. There was a final table event that was held as well, which allowed a champion to emerge, this being Zema007 of Russia. Continue reading “Online Party Poker Games”
Mike Sexton, the Poker Hall of Famer, is set to quit the World Poker Tour after playing for 15 years.
He is now taking up a new job as the Chairman of the Partypoker, an online poker site that started its operations in 2001. He was there to help during the early stages of the Partypoker site and now he has decided to become the Chairman of this popular gambling site.
Sexton’s seat in the WPT commentary team will be taken over by Tony Dunst as he has been with the WPT since 2010. Sexton is very popular on the World Poker Tour circuit as he is one of the best-known ambassadors of the game. He was also a quality player in his own right and has won the World Poker Tour title, Tournament of Champions title and the WSOP gold bracelet. Having a man of such experience and dignity will do a world of good for the Partypoker site. Continue reading “Sexton Set To Become Partypoker Chairman”
Last week, a court in Netherlands ruled that poker is a game of change in the core.
The Amsterdam’s appeals court stated that it is not legal for people to arrange poker games as they amount to gambling, as per a report from the Dutchnews.nl. The new rule prows from a nearly ten years old case involving 2 men who fell into the hot water for hosting super low-stakes Texas hold’em poker events that drew around seventy players, at a bar over a 2 year time period.
In both 2010 as well as 2014, lower courts aligned with the poker players that the game of poker is totally skill and therefore would be nontaxable from the law which would need them to have a gambling license.
The defense contended that this game is an elaborated multi-player game in which opportunity plays a role. Still, the defense stated that the player who is the most agile has a significant influence on the course of the game.
More than this, the Netherlands distinguishes pro poker players for tax related issues. The defense state that poker might be considered a game which has expanded a lot since the 1990s. But the court was not convinced with these arguments.
Why? The judges believe that as one cannot control card are dealt, then poker is purely luck. This is an archaic view. The ruling stated that no matter how skillful a player is; he has no influence on the cards assigned to him.
Yes, all the hurdles of having close views of reputed poker stars are vanishing slowly and the day is about to come when they will visit your city.
Yes, all the casinos of Las Vegas have been designed and prepared to welcome all the poker stars. Inaugural date i.e. 27th May 2015 is nearing day by day. Schedules have been made and each hotel has been assigned accordingly. Some of the venues will be decided later on. A huge income has been invested in the WSOP.
This time will be the time of world’s top most players Joseph Hachem. Yes, he is visiting Las Vegas to rock in the 46th WSOP. Though, he was not from United States of America and basically an Israeli. In Lebanon he was born in 1966. He started playing poker in professional way and sooner become the top player. Amazing gaming style, handling of the playing cards, judgment of opponent and creating some difficult tricks are the specialties of this player. During the 2005 WSOP, held at California, Joseph Hachem was the player who played his games in the Bicycle Casino and won the title.
The WSOP bracelets awarded to him are symbol of tough dedication and devotion in creating different styles of the game. Wait till the starting of WSOP and sooner you will get chance to see this magician of poker with some amazing styles. Routine and fast playing with cards looks like the cards are tagged with some wire. Control over releasing of the cards is amazing and various people just come to see this calibre of Joseph Hachem. On 31st Jun 2014, three matches are schedule on different casinos of Las Vegas and all three are dedicated to Joseph Hachem as his presence is the guarantee of success of any championship.
The Open-Face Chinese Poker Grand Prix that is managed by Tonybet Poker ceased from all operations this week after the arrangement delegated victors of the €200 Main Event and the €500 High Roller.
Generally, the 17 events incorporated on the timetable pulled in almost 800 players that have made it the greatest OFC online poker series that has ever organized.
A representative of Tonybet Poker disclosed to the PokerNews that the organization couldn’t be more satisfied. He added that the end of the day enthralled them as they have demonstrated that the future of the open-face Chinese poker is splendid in the poker business and their players have done remarkable job due to which all this could have happened.
He further added that a year ago they put together the initial moves in the direction of making OFC vicinity in the worldwide poker market, and now when year 2015 has come, they are resolved to make it significantly greater. This year online OFC series demonstrated that their players helped him make their aspirations reality. This achievement has even roused us to organize a much greater online series this fall. Continue reading ““drinu92” Becomes The Winner Of The OFC Grand Prix Main Event”
World Poker Tour for season 7’s penultimate stop was concluded on Wednesday Evening. A total of 1476 entrants were attracted to 3.5K dollar World Poker Tour Seminole HRP Showdown. It was Griffin Paul, aged 22, who captured the top prize gone 5 days of action and he emerged with the kitty of $1 million awarded for the first place. The prize was accompanied by a Hublot Oceanographic 4000, Monster headphones in gold and also a seat of $15,400 for the end of season WPT World Championship.
Paul, before this win had just earned a total of $74,616 which comprised of the 441st finish $25,756 money from 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event and the prize money amounting to $24,030 earned from the WPT Bay 101 Shooting Stars with 32nd place finish back in March.
Paul said that he is speechless and it looked like a dream and he told the officials from SHRPO that the table was really tough and he encountered several remarkable players in the battle while emerged the winner. He also praised the staff for their hospitality as he had stayed overnight and said that it is an astonishing place which is nice and beautiful. Continue reading “Griffin Paul aged just 22 wins 1,000K Dollar at Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown”