Event 11 If there is a single variant of poker that owes its popularity to the Internet, Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo would have to be it. There are no dealers miscalculating pots or players asking how much it costs to bet pot (as some did at the WSOP this year); online, the math part of the game is handled automatically, which means that players can lose themselves in the pure action the game brings.
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PKR announced this week it is launching its first-ever live poker festival, PKR Live, Nov.
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Or so he says, anyway. An overall loser in Hold’em by his own admission , Benyamine has, through some particularly gory nosebleed sessions over the years, garnered himself a bit of a reputation as a high-stakes Hold’em fish among the game’s regulars.
Event 9 Event 9, the $215 No-Limit Hold’em (four-max), was a wild celebration of short-handed poker, the even more aggro cousin of the six-max games that have become so popular online since the poker boom began. An amazing 3,290 players showed up to take part in the event, building a total prize pool of $658,000.
Times Online Apple rolls out new lineup of iPods Vancouver Sun, Canada - 5 hours ago 16 that adds features to the players, including the games Texas Hold ‘ Em and Hexic that come free with the download, and other updates that add to the … Video: Apple Unveils New iPods and Return of NBC AssociatedPress all 1,359 news articles
Monday saw thousands of tournament hopefuls in action at PokerStars for the ongoing 2008 World Championship of Online Poker, every one of them dreaming of adding their name to the growing list of winners in the world’s longest-running online poker tournament series. By early Tuesday morning, three of them had claimed their places in the WCOOP history books.
Cascarino, an ex-Republic of Ireland footballer, won the seventh leg of the Grosvenor U.K. Poker Tour in Bolton last weekend to rack up a £52,850 prize. To get to that win during the four-day tournament, Cascarino had to overcome local legend Ali Mallu in heads-up play.
The €8,000+€250 tournament marks the first stop of the EPT’s eagerly anticipated Season 5, and promises to be one of the most well-attended events of the entire year. Last year Sander Lyloff outlasted 541 players only to face a heads-up battle with good friend and poker tour roommate Mark Teltscher
While the main objective of Omaha/8 is to scoop the entire pot rather than splitting it, more often than not Omaha/8 is a game of pieces.