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

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

New Casino bill passes for Rhode Island House

"New Casino bill passes for Rhode Island House"

A new bill on the table would let the voters in Rhode Island to decide whether a brand new casino could be made in Tiverton town is now going through legislature. A new report from Associated Press said that the House of Representatives of Rhode Island voted 96-4 Wednesday in favor of the vote. Still, the bill is making some progress in Senate as of Thursday.
The whole belongings would come from the Twin River Management Group that operates the slots parlor in Newport Grand. The new Las Vegas-type casino would supplant Newport Grand, said the report. Newport voters denied a proposed US$ 40 million elaboration of that facility in the year 2012.
The operator of the casino also owns Twin River Casino in Lincoln that opened a sixteen table poker room this December. Twin River got the sanction to include house-banked table games 2-3 years ago. After that, a successful statewide referendum would put the issue up to the Tiverton voters.
The gambling industry of Rhode Island yields the state over US$ 350 million in tax revenue each year, but some see that as under threat by gambling houses in Massachusetts. Tiverton casino will have 85000 square feet area of hotel and gaming space. Continue reading

Erik Seidelof USA Wins €2,015,000 top prize at 2015 EPT Grand Final €100,000 Super High Roller

"Erik Seidelof USA Wins €2,015,000 top prize at 2015 EPT Grand Final €100,000 Super High Roller"

Erik Seidel won the 2015 EPT Grand Final €100,000 Super High Roller and he admitted that the event was “one of the best”. This is a strong statement coming from a man who had won career tournament cashes amounting to nearly $22 million, when he registered in to the event.

The statement was made at Monte-Carlo Casino EPT and PokerStars 2015 Grand Final when Erik Seidel won the €100K Super High Roller of the event. Seidel came on top in a field congested with 71 entries, and added a total of €2,015,000 to his career winnings and he also jumped to the third spot in the all-time poker money list in the process. He surpassed Daniel Colman while doing so.

Erik from USA hogging the top spot, Dzmitry Urbanovich of Poland occupied the second place with €1,446,600 winnings. Max Altergott of Germany came third with €940,300 followed by Dario Sammartino of Italy and Igor Kurganov of Russia with €709,500 and €551,000 respectively.

Erik Seidel admitted that he was almost there a few times in the event in the past and it came as a surprise win to him because he was low on chip count the whole day. Seidel in fact was experiencing low chips and was languishing at the bottom most of the duration and he faced the Dzmitry Urbanovich with 3-1 deficit in heads-up display.  But the match lasting a lengthy four-hour ultimately was won by him as he ground it out when he turned the tide slowly and steadily. Once he grabbed the lead he never allowed Urbanovich a peek in to the victory by making it his own. Continue reading