The Festa Al Lago tournament series at Bellagio is running through the end of the month, and to accommodate players who prefer smaller buy-in events, a nightly 7:15 p.m. tournament has been added.
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.
Mohegan Sun Poker Director Bruce Dixon says it was just one of those things, him being at the right place at the right time to discover a life changing opportunity. He was wandering through one of the Atlantic City casinos shortly after poker came to the casinos there on June 25, 1993. Dixon was about 20 at the time and not a gambler.
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.
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.
A couple of months ago I wrote an article for Betfair’s WSOP site about the chip and a chair story involving Jack ‘Tree Top’ Strauss . Anyone who is interested in poker will know the aphorism and on Wednesday night, I was involved in a similar scenario
Card Player TV provides its viewers with a variety of poker videos every week, and there are a few that you may have missed. Here is a highlight of the new releases from this week: This Week in Poker: Card Player TV’s weekly news show. Online Zone: Card Player TV walks through some hands with…
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