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”
The Medfield seniors gather together every Thursday to play poker; the location for the same is the Council on Aging.
It is not like the Medfield is the only one who gather to play poker this way, but there are a many other poker groups present who gathers in the area. However, the group of Medfield has a their personal style and tone.
Speaking about the conditions of Medfield team, one of the participants of the team said, those who have thick skin are only allowed to be the part of this poker. He emphasized on the skin tone more.
Another participant said that “Actually, we don’t play poker here, we just play cards.” “We invent some games here that remain in the style of poker, but it is not the real poker. In the game, poker format is used to decide on the winning hands. Mostly we play seven-card stud and five-card, here.” Continue reading “Medfield Poker Want Members In Team”
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”