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”
Those who win a main event title in a World Series of Poker tournament usually make it in the history of world poker.
Jerry Yang is one such instance whose name became worldwide known when he won the main event title of 2007 WSOP. The way he earned his title is also interesting. He won a position in the final table via a satellite event worth $235which was held at Pechanga Resort and Casino in California. He made into the eighth position in the final table. Usually someone in the eighth position in the final table is not taken seriously and considered to be eliminated soon. However, Yang came back with a storm and took on a dominant lead with the chips he held. It helped him win $8.25 million, which was the second largest prize that he won as a winner of a Poker Main Event. The win helped him to get into the big game of world poker tournaments. He subsequently won cash prizes at six WSOP events after that in a time span of nine years. His last big finish was at the Colossus in the year 2015. Continue reading “Jerry And His Feats In Poker”