The NFL Super Bowl of 2018 is going to held in Minneapolis on the 4th of Feb. This is the same time when football event is also going to take place in the country. So, while the city will be busy and focused on activities of football, the World Poker Tour (WPT) is hoping to share the accomplishments of the excitement with the charity event of WPT Foundation NVRFLD. In combination with Latitude, the Foundation will host the nearly $5,000 buy-in event on Feb 2 that Friday.
The NVRFLD event of WPT Foundation boasts the tagline, “Raise the stakes. Elevate the world.” The brand design agency Latitude which is a Minneapolis-based is joining the team to raise money for all the charities, including MATTER, the Starkey Hearing Foundation and Healing Haiti.
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High Five tournament series would be on at the Americas Cardroom from November 22nd to 26th. The site is a popular one and this tournament has been held before when it met with grand success. This time there are five tournaments that would be held in this series and continuing for five days. All the tournaments will add up to $1.4 million, which is part of the guaranteed prize pool in total. There would be popular games like the pot limit Omaha and no limit hold’em events in this tournament series.
Those who are familiar with the games that are hosted at this series can expect to find their popular game structures like a knockout, mega, for max, regular, re-buy and others like hyper turbo. The guaranteed main event will have $420,000 as the grand prize. It would be kicking off on November 26th. There would be several satellite games launched to help people win their way into the events. For those who win in the main event, they are not only promised a lot of money, but also a sterling silver bracelet with engravings. It will help one to showcase their win for everyone.
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Prop-betting is a reality series that will be showcased in PokerGO in the month of September. Joey Ingram is a podcaster of award winning work.
He is getting ready to host a new show or an original series that would be named Major Wager and would be aired on PokerGO on Tuesday, 5th
September. There would be several big stars and some big names in the world of poker who would be facing some outrageous bets in and around Las Vegas. Those who lose will be braving punishments of humiliating nature.
Some well known poker stars who would be part of the show are Sam Abernathy, Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari and others. They would be part of the show that will take a look at the prop betting world and the insane possibilities that can be invoked. The activities at the show would include Top Golf, car racing and pole dancing. Continue reading PokerGO Gets New Show
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 poker man from Las Vegas, Ted Forrest, dropped out of the college to play in the professional poker league.
His decision was a right one as he is one of the most renowned poker players the country has ever seen. He has 6 WSOP bracelets under his belt so far and is still hungry for more. The love and passion for the game show up whenever he hit the poker table. The feat of winning 6 bracelets is a very big thing and it would be difficult for many players to replicate the performance and show that he has put up so far in his career.
The best achievement of Ted Forrest till date is winning three bracelets in one year. Even though Ted is regarded as one of the best poker players, he has not won a bracelet for some years now. He was able to play at his best in 2014 and won against Phil Hellmuth and this was one of his best performances recently. Winning over Phil was a big achievement as Phil is the proud owner of 14 bracelets, which is no mean feat. Continue reading Forrest Hungry For More Poker Success
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