The Bluegrass Institute, which is an independent, non-partisan association of writers and speakers who analyze state and local public policy in Kentucky, has teamed up with the Poker Player’s Alliance and several other state and national groups to host an emergency summit in Frankfort to discuss the implications of the Kentucky government seizing 141 web site domain names including Full Tilt Poker, PokerStars and Absolute Poker.
Unless, of course, you are Dave Cain. In that case, the action is likely just getting going
Playing in the event is as easy as registering in the main tournament lobby for a $470 + $30 seat, and a chance at winning your share of $300,000. With $350,000 in cash and prizes awarded last week, and a minimum of $300,000 more being won on Sunday, Bodog’s Poker Open II is a resounding success
But every now and then someone bucks that trend and makes his big score online, as Carter King did last week when he won the main event of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. If you don’t know him the Georgia-born King by name in the real world, you might know him by reputation online, where he plays under the screen name ckingusc
Just to name a couple of examples, Full Tilt Poker offers a $3,000 weekly freeroll, and Titan Poker ponies up $1,000 each week for a freeroll, both exclusively for PokerListings players. Sept.
With a deep run in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E.
The Women’s World Open features 36 players from around the world competing for a share of a $108,000 prize pool. With female poker players such as Jen Mason, Late Night Poker finalist Maria Demetriou, Xuyen “Bad Girl” Pham, previous World Open winner Pippa Flanders and others, the battle is sure to be a big one.
For the first time, PokerStars is anteing up to create a guaranteed £1 million first-place prize. In addition to the mad loot on the line in the Main Event, the London EPT will also include a £1 million high rollers event. “With the promise of £1,000,000 for first place and a special High Rollers event as well, London EPT is set to be one of the best EPT events of all time,” says a PokerStars representative.
With 10 years under its belt, Sportingbet has a lot to celebrate, and its poker site Paradise Poker has no qualms dishing out lots of extra cash for the party. The fun starts October first with the kickoff of the €10+€1 with €10,000 added tournaments. The tournaments will run daily from Oct.
Yoshihiro takes home $128,250 for the first-place finish in Seoul, nearly $50,000 more than his countryman and second-place finisher Hidenari Shiono.
The war of words began last week when Rosenkrantz chewed Benyamine out for an alleged hit and run at $300/$600. Benyamine split in short order to go play with durrrr and the gang at RailHeaven (for more information click here). Rosenkrantz also mentioned that he would never “quit” Benyamine at heads-up because it was too profitable.