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New Jersey signs interstate compact to share online poker player poolsOct 16, 2017
New Jersey has signed an interstate compact with Delaware and Nevada to share online poker player pools. Delaware and Nevada have already a deal in place to share player pools but the new agreement will open the doors for New Jersey punters too. This new agreement allows the punters in New Jersey to take part in it.
The Vegas Shooter once claimed to be ‘the biggest Video Poker Player in the World’Oct 10, 2017
Stephen Paddock, the man behind the biggest mass shooting in the modern US history once claimed to be the biggest video poker player in the world. In an interview in 2013 he claimed to be ‘the biggest video poker player in the world’ and called himself ‘the creature of night’.
Fedor Holz wins another high roller!Oct 7, 2017
The German poker pro and high roller poker specialist, Fedor Holz, who has accumulated more than $24.4 million in tournament earnings mainly from high roller events, won another high roller event few hours ago. The German poker player won the partypoker LIVE Grand Prix Austria €2,200 High Roller for a first-place prize of €34,000. Moreover, the poker world has grown accustomed to seeing Holz in the fields of higher buy-in events this latest victory was once again the result of perfect combo of terrific poker skills combined with great composure. Holz scooped the title after 14 hours of quality poker action. The title ended in a nail biting heads-up battle against Jan-Peter Jachtmann. Jachtmann is partypoker brand ambassador and fellow countryman. Above all, five of all the six paid places in the event were occupied by German players. This indicates towards the establishment of Germany as the Poker world’s new super power.
Poker player died a natural death; not victim of foul playOct 5, 2017
Mathew Huge who was found dead in his Rio hotel during last year’s WSOP died a natural death. As per the coroner, the promising young poker player died from natural causes and was not a victim of foul play, as it was believed initially.
The poker-lover Vegas shooter remains a puzzle for Las Vegas PoliceOct 3, 2017
Stephen Paddock, 64-year-old, was a multimillionaire real-estate investor who had a penchant for guns and high-stakes video poker. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. Stephan lived in a Nevada retirement community and seemed to live a comfortable life with his live-in girlfriend. He had two ex-wives and was a one-time accountant. Police says that Stephen has killed approx 59 concert-goers on Sunday and injured more than 500 people.
Nick Petrangelo Wins 2017 WCOOP $25,000 High RollerSep 26, 2017
A pool of 149 players registered for the PokerStars’ 2017 World Championship of Online Poker $25,000 no-limit hold’em high roller. The event came with a guaranteed $3 million and a pool prize of over $650,000.
Jeff Birt Wins MSPT Running Aces Event, Earning $81 KSep 26, 2017
Jeff Birt won $81k in the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT), and the event turned out to be huge in the past nine years.
Poker Industry In Puerto Rico Affected Due To Hurricane MariaSep 25, 2017
It's a pokerless atmosphere in Puerto Rico since it was hit by Hurricane Maria due to which 20 casinos on the island territory remain closed. These casinos were bread and butter to nearly 3.5 million US citizens.
Hawaii Takes A Firm Stand On Poker Law EnforcementSep 25, 2017
Hawaii has the strictest gambling laws in the country, and the police in the island state are firming the enforcement in the state.
PokerStars New Jersey Championships of Online Poker Returns, Starting September 30Sep 23, 2017
PokerStars New Jersey Championships of Online Poker (NJCOOP) is set to return to New Jersey in over a week this year, after a vibrant inaugural last year.
Global Poker Championships Set To Start Eagle Cup In OctoberSep 23, 2017
The Global Poker Championships is set to start off in October with the Eagle Cup, an online tournament series. The tournament has 150 events scheduled with more than $1.25 million guaranteed in combined prizes.
Steffen Sontheimer Grabs The Inaugural Poker Masters Purple JacketSep 22, 2017
Steffen Sontheimer, German poker pro, has won the first ever Poker Masters Event. Sontheimer made cash winnings in four of his five tournaments made of unique series and won two titles along the way. His total winnings during the entire week in the tournaments totalled $2,733,000. The player with the highest win was awarded the first ever Poker Masters purple jacket.
Poker Community Comes Forward To Help Mexico Earthquake Tragedy VictimsSep 21, 2017
More than 250 people were killed, and many were injured when the outskirts of Mexico city was hit by an earthquake of 7.1 magnitude. Damage was to such an extent that the quake led to the collapse of more than 30 buildings.
German Poker Players Rule The Poker Masters Final EventSep 21, 2017
German poker pro, Fedor Holz is leading in the $100,000 buy-in Poker Masters series final event.
Online Poker Regulation In Michigan Still Holds A Chance In 2017Sep 19, 2017
Soon after a lawmaker gave a new proposal to the online poker games, lawmakers in Michigan are discussing the merits of the regulating online casino games.
Brandon Adams Wins The Poker Masters Event #4 By Defeating Doug PolkSep 18, 2017
The Poker Masters Event #4, $50,000 No Limit Hold’em held at the ARIA Resort and Casino saw some 39 entrants registering. The only player that emerged out as the winner by the end of the event was Brandon Adams with winnings of $819,000 in top prize place.
University Of Ottawa Offers Poker 101 CourseSep 18, 2017
Tables are turning for poker. As the game is infamous for being the reason to drop out from college for many, soon students would be attending the college for the same. Despite being a fun game and a hard way to make a comfortable living, poker is also an excellent educational tool.
Bryn Kenney Wins The Poker Masters Event #3 To Occupy The Second Position For The Poker Masters Purple JacketSep 17, 2017
Bryn Kenney won The Poker Masters Event #3 and collected $960,000 in the winnings. Around 48 players entered the Poker Masters Event #3, a $50,000 No limit hold’em event. Only about seven players returned to action on Saturday.
With The Introduction Of Gambling Amendment Bill, Australia Bans Online PokerSep 16, 2017
The government in Australia has implemented the Gambling Amendment Bill on Wednesday rendering online poker illegal in Australia. The Australian government has however confirmed that it is seriously considering potentially legalising online poker and introducing an overall licensing framework.
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