The Chinese poker player Longyun Li won his first live cash tournament last Friday.
The amount that he won was not a lower amount, but was a decent take home amount. Li whittled the challenge posed by 490 contenders at the Poker King Cup Macau Main Event to eventually take home $157,259 in prize money. This is his biggest win so far and he is very much excited about winning the main event in Macau. He had not got six-figure money earnings so far in his live poker career.
The final two players who faced each other at the final table were Li and Malaysian Michael Soyza. They were both evenly stacked and this promised for an exciting matchup between the two. There was a deal struck by the players when they reached the heads-up. They took to the Independent Chip Model to work on a strategy for the prize pool chop.
Soyza was in the lead with a slender margin and had a guaranteed prize of HK$1.135.000 whereas Li received HK$1, 101,000.The two players then went on to play for the extra 5 percent of the prize pool that will earn them the all-important main event title. Continue reading Longyun Claims Poker King Cup Macau Main Event
The WSOP International Circuit Main Event started amid great euphoria.
On the day one field of 172 players started the event at the Marrakech Es Saadi Resort. Out of 172 players, 49 players entered in the Day 2 tournament and are fighting for the Circuit Ring Of WSOP. Rodrigo Strong also came into the completion on his birthday, and got the chip lead with 250,000.
First day of tournament started little slow because of the presence of insufficient number of players. But, slowly, the enthusiasts of poker came up in full force and set the record for WSOP Day 1a attendance.
The poker player of the Great Britain, Barny Boatman participated in the tournament, but the day was not good for him. He started weak, but as the hours moved, he caught up with the game and playing well.
Sarah Herzali had a good day, finishing strong run in 160,000. On day 1a She wasn’t seen scared to play pots by betting three and four many times. Now, Herzali will be accompanied by Jean Montury (151,000) winner of EPT 11 Malta, Circuit Ring of WSOP winner Dmitry Sukhorukov (147,000), and Gerard Carbo (204,500). All three find themselves at the top of the standings. Continue reading WSOPC Marrakech Day 1a Status
Finally, a brand new casino in Philadelphia took another important step toward becoming a reality earlier this week after City Council Rules Committee gave preliminary approval without dissent for the plan at a public hearing that took place on Monday.
A vote on zoning is anticipated by 3rd Dec, as per The Philadelphia Tribune. The casino has already beat out a few other contestants for the state license. The Las Vegas-style new casino, to be named Live! Hotel & Casino Philadelphia, would be a part of SugarHouse Casino as the only casinos in city limits. There are 2 more casinos placed just outside Philadelphia.
Continue reading Philly Casino takes another step in becoming a reality
The first ever day of the €3,300 Main Event of 2015 World Poker Tour Amsterdam was a huge success and the player to come out on top with the chips was Fredrik Andersson with 228,100 counts. He came out of the blue and amassed a huge chip lead over rivals and the phenomenon is owed to the aggressive last levels conducted during the day.
Out of the 130 entries logged on Day 1a, only 54 remained after 9 levels of play. Moving on to the Day 2 the big stakes include Noah Boeken, a local player with 195,200 chips. Felix Stephensen the Main Event runner up in the World Series of Poker also collected 114,400 numbers of chips.
Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi and Anthony Zinno were found battling out immediately after the start of the day’s play, and the two time WSOP bracelet winner, Mizrachi had a bad time and was busted two times, where is the three time winner of WPT Zinno, ended up with 47,700 chips after surviving the day’s play. Continue reading 2015 WPT Amsterdam Main Event: Boeken and Stephensen in the lead for top place on Day 1a
Every day is passing with eagerness and pain to see the top most stars of poker. Las Vegas city is completely ready for holding the 46th WSOP.
All the top most poker stars are participating in this championship. This is not only the meeting point of senior players but also a platform for the young and emerging players. This platform provides a wide angle to all poker players to shine quickly. In case some players have performed in WSOP, he can shine better for rest of the matches. This championship is also going to be grand in the sense that a long list of poker stars is participating.
Chris Moorman has won his first WSOP bracelet in 2011 and since then he has not turned his way back. Various other cities in France and England are quite familiar to him because every month he visits there for participating in poker championships. Huge prize money is betted ion his name and fame in this championship. How quickly he reaches his tables are amazing. Preliminary level matches and all intermediary matches are quite easy for him to win and he is master in making the place for finals. All the amenities are available in the casinos of this city as not only this time, previously many times WSOP has been organised. Continue reading Know Chris Moorman No Probs, Not Only Hearing, Viewing Will Also Be Possible In This WSOP