Jamie Gold is renowned worldwide for his cool demeanor while wagering high measures of cash and for his forceful playing style. He has achieved an eminent position in the world of poker. He won the WSOP title in 2006 which totaled in excess of 12 million dollars which made him the grandest champ in poker history.
Jamie wasn’t dependably a poker player in terms of professional career; indeed he used to be an ability operator. He is answerable for carrying stars, for example Lucy Liu, Jimmy Fallon, and Kristin Davis in the spotlight. At the age of 21 he established another kind of ability org called Jmg Management. Through these organizations associated with the expressions of poker, Gold came to be close with poker star Johnny Chan who gave the youthful agent a couple of tips about the universe of expert poker. In the year 2006 he has become the star player, however soon took out his rivalry and climbed up in the next step, leaving his other big name allies in the dust. After playing for 7 days and winning the competition, he was offered an agreement to join the universe of expert poker. Some hours later, Jamie Gold won his first WSOP title.
Jamie is well known for his alluring and cheerful approach to the game. Each day that he played in the 2006 Wsop, he was seen eating on a dish of blueberries. Why blueberries? He was consuming them when he won his first round and he would like to continue this for winning the entire series. He is one of the eminent game players in the WSOP series. His story is truly amazing as he stunned everyone. He came, he gave attention and won the 2006 Wsop to make poker history. When he plays all eyes are on him to check his outstanding poker playing approach.
The famous person in the community of Poker passed away last Thursday at a ripe age of 66. The Minnesota born, he had pursued law before taking into poker full time. He had also worked for the law for almost 20 years and then became one of the most regular players for the game during the Poker World Series.
He had earned more than $1.5 million only from the tournament and he had finished on the final table eight times. Surely, he had been a historic player for the sport and one can definitely call him the legend of the game. He was inducted to the 2015 Hall of Fame which features the top players from the state of Minnesota. A lot of poker players around the world took to Twitter to give their messages on the demise of these great players. Some of them included Chris Wallace and even Allen Kessler had re-tweeted one of the messages for the player.
The World Series of poker has wound down, but at the Global Poker the online auction is gearing up. Additionally, the number of Sunday major action, poker players can also take part in the bonanza tournaments for watching the flops in cash games as well as for participating in SC$110 tournaments on Tuesdays and Thursday both.
An introduction to global poker bonanza
Players who witness at least 500 flops in the whole week can take part in the SC$5, 000 and guaranteed Weekly Bonanza at 4 p.m. on Sundays EST. This will cost just SC$0. 11 to enter in the tournament. The qualification has been made simple, as players are allowed to rack up their flops in both Gold Coins tables and $weeps tables.
The $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship was the 54th event at the 2017 World Series of Poker.
A total of 428 players took part in this event and at the end of the event; it was the man from the United States Tommy Le who took the championship. By virtue of this win, he claimed the first WSOP gold bracelet of his career.
Apart from winning his first bracelet, Le also became richer by $938,732. He had tough opponents to face at the final table with the likes of two-time bracelet winner Scott Clements and Jason Dewitt also in the fray. Le said that he is not playing the game of poker to make a living. He has reached the final table at the WSOP pot-limit Omaha events for five times. But, had the chance to make it to the heads-up battle only once. (more…)
The last player to leave the Master Classics of Poker Main Event 2016 empty handed was Johan van Til. With a total of 53 players remaining, were guaranteed cash of minimum amount.
However, all were eyeing on the first place prize too, although they had achieved cash by €7,895.The runner up title was achieved by Charlie Carrel in the Higher Roller and 3rd
place in Super High Roller in this poker tournament. The event took place in the capital of the Dutch and the event was led by a broad margin. Carrel has more than 400,000 in chips, which are more compared to this close competitor Jan Bendik who achieved a 2n place after Day 2.
There were many new planners that signed up and that are how the Day 2 began. The total number of players was increased to 356 with new entries and reentries. This was the 2nd biggest poker Main Event that took place in the history of 25 years. The Holland Casino Amsterdam did not take long to discharge the information of the prize pool. The amount will be divided between 53 players. (more…)
The Playground poker club will be the venue for the PartyPoker Million North America main event that is scheduled to start in May.
This club is located in Montreal in Canada and offers a guaranteed prize pool of $5 million (CAD). The buy-in amount is $5,000+$300 and the first place prize offered for the event will be $1 million guaranteed.
The day 1 of the event will be held live at the venue or at the Partypoker website online. The online play will start on April 23 and April 30 at 9 pm. The live starting dates have been fixed for May 5 and May 6 at noon. The player will start each day with 1 million chips and 2500 to 5000 blinds. The players have the option of entering multiple starting flights and move on their best stack to Day 2. The Day of the PartyPoker Million North America will take place live on May 7th at the Playground. The final table will be played out live on May 10th and this is when you will know who the eventual winner of the event is. (more…)
Online poker site in Portugal of PokerStars is ready to launch off finally.
The project was in the offing for quite a while with PokerStars working with the licensing and regulatory authorities in the country to get their regional website in this country operational. Indeed, PokerStars being owned by Amaya Gaming Inc. have been expanding its operations in the different European countries. From having established its presence in countries like France, UK, Bulgaria and others, the latest news is that casino license as well as licenses for online poker in Portugal has been won by PokerStars recently.
The gaming overseers in this country were looking into the different aspects of the casino and online poker site before they could provide their formal approval for the same. After all the aspects of the website and its intended operations were approved, the company can now officially launch the website for the country, Pokerstars.pt. Indeed, country wise operations are necessary as the regulations in every country are different when it comes to cash games and online gaming and gambling opportunities.
Among several heavy questions that the government of Russia has clambered with in recent months — of budget cuts and sanctions; and war and peace — is poker a game of chance or skill.
The reply is far from niggling. It would go a very long path in figuring out whether Russia could make online poker legal, and so bring the frenzy for the game that has swept the country in recent times within ambit of the tax collectors of the nation. This is a debate that has closely bound up with the fate of proud customs in chess.
During Soviet era, chess tables might be seen in each Russian or east European park, with countless players deep in thought
. Egalitarian and heap, chess became Soviet Union’s top “sport” of the mind, offering more champs than any other country on Earth.
And yet, only twenty-five years later, chess has been poked at almost into the borders of ex-Soviet society — by nakedly moneymaking poker. For a lot of chess players, the card game of US folklore and gangster films has become a total game changer.
Global Poker Index live poker’s top ranking agency, has signed a multi-year content collaboration with the USA TODAY Sports Media Group that would see USA TODAY Sports arrange a committed poker portal circumventing the GPI and a lot of its initiatives.
Global Poker Index’s CEO Alexandre Dreyfus told that they are very happy to be declaring this multi-year content deal with USA TODAY Sports. The partnership would provide an important platform to show their innovative new events and to promote the players ranked in Global Poker Index.
Fundamental to the GPI’s enterprises moving into 2016 would be the expected Global Poker League. The Global Poker League is a twelve-team, 2-conference pro poker contest set to start its very first season in the first half of 2016 and climaxing with GPL World Championships later that season. San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas are a few of the places expected to have teams in the Global Poker League that targets to increase the entertainment value of poker, with immersive events and engaging consumer content.
Commentators in the poker industry have always touted versatility as the hallmark of unlocking the latent aptitude of a player in the game.
The truism of this claim can only be proved when viewed through the resume of the Vietnamese-American gambling guru J.C Tran who is domiciled in the sprawling California. At the onset, Tran is renowned for having clenched the WSOP bracelet twice, has won the World Championship of Online Poker tournament, boasts eight final tables at the World Poker Tour, is a WPT title and World Poker Challenge winner and was also declared the World Poker Tour Season V Player of the Year.
His richly cemented resume encloses a fifth place at the 2013 World Series of Poker tournament where he placed fifth to take home a whopping $2,016,893 that is his most substantial earnings in his lengthy poker career.
In the World Poker Champions L.A Poker Classic in 2006, Tran finished fifth and straddled to the WCOOP at PokerStars where he raked in a sizeable $670,000. His excellent performance has also been depicted in numerous events, including the L.A Poker Classic’s in 2007 that brought in $1,177,010, clenching the WPT title on the same year to garner $683,473 and emerged Player of the Year. (more…)