Bellerive Is 2017 CPPT World Cup Of Cards Champion

"Bellerive Is 2017 CPPT World Cup Of Cards Champion"

The winner of the 2017 Card Player Poker Tour World Cup of Cards $1,650 CAD no-limit hold’em $400,000 guaranteed no-limit hold’em main event is Quebec’s, Luc Bellerive.


He has done himself proud by winning this event and becoming the 2017 champion. There was a total of 191 entrants for this event. The event was held at the Playground Poker Club in Canada and by virtue of capturing the title; Luc became richer by $98,000 CAD. Bellerive is over the moon after winning the 2017 CPPT World Cup of Cards championship.

There were 8 players who entered the final table of the event and Bellerive was the 9th. He did not get a chance to claim his first knockout till there were 4 players remaining at the table. His start at the final table was very poor. But, he had a very good middle and end sessions at the final table. Continue reading

XL Inferno Champion Of Champions Won By Sampaoli

"XL Inferno Champion Of Champions Won By Sampaoli"

The XL Inferno Championships was a huge success over the course of 15 days held from May 7th to 21st May.


There were a total of 197 events that took place during the championships. This year’s event was the richest 888poker online series to take place and it had guaranteed prize pools of $7.5 million. The main event package at this year’s XL Inferno Champion of Champions was bagged by Argentinean Christian Sampaoli. With this win, Sampaoli gets a chance to gain a bigger some as well as the World Series of Poker main event Gold Bracelet.

The WSOP main event package carried a value of $12,500 and there were a total of 110 players fighting for the Champion of Champions main event. Sampaoli got the second place in the WSOP international circuit in the Punta del Este event number 2 in Uruguay in December 2016.Sampaoli’s win earned him a package that includes 5 nights at Vdara Hotel in Las Vegas, 888live poker kit, $10,000 main event tournament buy-in, $1, 200 travel and expenses amount and VIP welcome session. Continue reading

T J Cloutier Reaches WSOP Monster Stack Final

"T J Cloutier Reaches WSOP Monster Stack Final"

The veteran poker player T J Cloutier was very happy to see his name appear in the final 26 list of the 2016 WSOP Monster Stack event.


He was thrilled to bits to qualify for the final table. Another veteran poker Donnacha O’Dea also joined him to be on the final 26 table. These two veterans were the oldest players left in the WSOP Monster Stack event that had fielded 6927 players at the start. Both the poker legends were determined to make more poker history after the event.

T J Cloutier said jokingly that he was the oldest player to enter the final table of the $1,500 Monster Stack. He bagged a stack of $4.6 million after Day 3. T J is 76 years old and has achieved a total of 6 bracelets so far in his illustrious poker career. This was the chance for him to return to WSOP glory once again and he did not want to miss this chance at any cost. Continue reading

2v1 Poker Tournament Concluded Successfully

"2v1 Poker Tournament Concluded Successfully"

China hosted its first poker tournament 2v1 Poker, the prize money of the tournament was 1M RMB.


In the tournament players from all over the China came and participated. There nearly twenty-seven 2v1 players participated in the tournament on 30th Dec 2016 in HuangShan.

In the tournament, the player who secured the first place won the prize amount of 500,000 RMB. It is the largest prize amount for 1st position to be given in any 2v1 tournament. The qualifying round of the tournament was executed on mobile. Players used the application Hero2v1.cn on mobile and battled with 2750 players to secure their place in season one of ‘China Fun 2v1 Poker Tournament Hero Cup 2016’.

Guo Xiao from Taiyuan city and the lover of 2v1 Poker strongly defeated opponents eight in number in the last round. And he became the first winner of ‘China fun 2v1 Poker Tournament Hero Cup’ first season. Continue reading

The Brand Ambassador For Partypoker

"The Brand Ambassador For Partypoker"

Sam Trickett is all geared up to steal the show as he has become the brand ambassador of the partypoker family.


Partypoker has been consistent in recruiting only best profile champions to represent its brand across the globe. And Trickett is one of the highest earning players of the tournament. This move has not only added a name of the great star to the partypoker family, but also it shows another break away when it comes to industry standard.

Over the past few months, the latest trend among the PokerStars in the industry has been to maximize their present to best recreational champions by recruiting many great sport personalities and other celebrities. Some of the soccer players like Neymar Jr and Cristiano Ronaldo have been of great help to promote poker game for PokerStars. This strategy has definitely proven helpful for several sites and Partypoker mostly sticks to the tried and tested strategy of making use of successful champions of poker to promote its brand image. Before signing Sam Trickett as the brand ambassador, partypoker had recruited Jackie Glazier, the poker pro of Aussie. Continue reading

Polk Achieves 2nd Place In The WCOOP

"Polk Achieves 2nd Place In The WCOOP"

It was a great moment for Doug Polk when he finished in 2nd place and claimed his title of Twitch.


On the 2nd day of the World Championship of Online Poker, Polk seemed like he was almost there to achieve the 1st position. However, in the end, he achieved the 2nd place and chopped the action in several ways. Grindation was the winner of High Roller and he won $584415. Doug Polk won $455000 and European won $459529. Achieving the title meant that the 2nd winner Polk also achieved the title of the highest online poker amount once again during the live stream on Twitch back. Earlier to this, Polk had achieved $700 in MTT which paid him $162000.

The American Poker player always liked games with strategies at the age of 5 when he played chess under the guidance of his father. He was an electronic sports player prior to becoming a poker champion in college. He is an excellent player and has won several poker games. Continue reading