With a weekly $1,000 freeroll at Titan Poker for PokerListings players, plus a monthly $5,000 freeroll, there are plenty of ways for players to earn some free money at the poker site. All it takes is signing up at Titan Poker through a PokerListings link and then earning player points to qualify.
When the WPT last stopped at the Bellagio for the Festa al Lago in 2006, the buy-in was $10,000.
Andy Black, Marty Smyth and Neil Channing will all be joining Ciaran O’Leary at the Irish Masters. The €1,500 + €150 No-Limit Hold’em tournament, which headlines the Irish Winter Festival, is scheduled to run from Saturday, Oct
Phillips, who is the chip leader heading into the final table of the WSOP Main Event, announced last week that he will donate a prime logo spot on his jersey with all proceeds going to the MS Society. Starting last Thursday companies and individuals have been able to bid eBay for logo placement on the shirt Phillips will wear as he attempts to become the 2008 WSOP Main Event champion.
Full Tilt has just announced that FTOPS X will take place Nov. 5-16 with a total of 25 events scheduled. As always the tournaments will run the gamut of poker variants with Hold’em, Pot-Limit Omaha, Razz and H.O.R.S.E.
The three online nosebleeders are no doubt hoping for a little action Hansen injection to their session, but for now they have to deal with beating up on each other. During this session all of the largest pots have been between Ivey and Urindanger with Ivey coming out close to $100,000 on top.
The El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity in northern California plans to host a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament and Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate gave the affected Internet gaming sites until Nov.17 in which to install some form of blocking software to prohibit access by Kentucky residents, or a hearing on the motion for forfeiture of those domain names will go forward and the domain names will be turned over permanently to the state. In his 43-page opinion, Judge Wingate ruled that the court has jurisdiction over the 141 online gambling site domain names that were seized by the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Gus Hansen’s career earnings ($5.9 million in tournament cashes; who knows how much in cash game profit), of course, say otherwise. Well, times is good for the haters now, as they’ll have ample opportunity to prove just how “bad” Hansen is with the introduction of the new six-max $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em “GusHeaven” table at Full Tilt Poker, with a seat reserved at all times for the Great Dane
Several professional poker players were in attendance to visit with the soldiers and families as well as to play in the tournament organized for the day. Howard Lederer, Andy Bloch, Victor Ramdin, Phil Gordon, Gavin Griffin, Rhett Butler and NBC Poker After Dark’s hostess Leeann Tweeden were all on hand. Dennis Phillips, who will be the chip leader going into the 2008 World Series of Poker final table in November, also got in some practice at the event
This marks the second year that PKR.com has held a poker-themed Oktoberfest on the site and if the first edition was any indication, there will be some tremendous value for poker players with varying bankrolls. “We’re really excited as this will make our seventh festival on PKR.com,” said PKR Cardroom Manager Neil Wright. “Our players really enjoy them and they keep getting bigger and better as a result.