The 24-year-old American began the day squarely in the middle of the pack with $718,000 in chips, putting him just a double-up away from the chip lead held by his countryman, Eric Liu. Things would eventually turn ugly for Martin before repeatedly swinging back in his favor.
The implications of the hearing seeking an order requiring these sites to forfeit their domain names to the state go far beyond the future of online gambling, raising significant questions regarding the future of all Internet commerce and how it may be regulated or controlled by the government. Nearly every major online gambling company is expected to be in attendance at Tuesday’s hearing.
Andre Akkari earned his two final-table cashes on Sunday in the PokerStars $215 No-Limit Hold’em rebuy event and the Sunday 500. He earned $16,250 for a seventh-place finish in the Sunday 500 and another $4,275 for a ninth-place finish in the $215+R.
Now, we’ve seen million-dollar stacks before. TexasLimitKing showed us his million-dollar roll on the $500/$1,000 limit games.
Late last night Team Full Tilt Pro Gus Hansen apparently wanted to see what his edge was against Di “Urindanger” Dang and the result wasn’t pleasant for the Great Dane. The pair played a series of heads-up Pot-Limit Omaha matches at the Barn (A Full Tilt Deep Stack table) where the pot sizes seemed to be escalating at a rapid pace. Numerous $70,000+ pots were shipped to Di and Hansen had to be frustrated by the end of the night.
Emergency summit called over poker domain seizures PokerListings.com – 7 hours ago By Arthur Crowson Online poker has become a key issue in the ongoing battle for internet freedom, thanks to Kentucky’s recent attempt to seize online …
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.
Matt Brady wins 2008 Aruba Poker Classic PokerListings.com – 8 hours ago By Arthur Crowson Well-known professional poker player Matt Brady managed to outlast 550 players and beat a final table that included Johan Storackers and …
Brady entered the final table with the second largest chip stack and put that stack to good use eliminating Brandon Terry and Jeff Papola while setting himself up for the seemingly inevitable heads-up match against Storakers.
It seems odd that Benyamine would have any players willing to pit their rolls up against him right now, considering he seems to hit every out and take every stack of every player he sits with. He’s one of the largest online winners of the year, and as of right now has taken down the largest pot of the day
Unless, of course, you are Dave Cain. In that case, the action is likely just getting going