"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 $162000.
The American Poker player always liked games with strategies at the age of 5 when he played chess under the guidance of his father. He was an electronic sports player prior to becoming a poker champion in college. He is an excellent player and has won several poker games. Continue reading
"New Casino bill passes for Rhode Island House"
A new bill on the table would let the voters in Rhode Island to decide whether a brand new casino could be made in Tiverton town is now going through legislature. A new report from Associated Press said that the House of Representatives of Rhode Island voted 96-4 Wednesday in favor of the vote. Still, the bill is making some progress in Senate as of Thursday.
The whole belongings would come from the Twin River Management Group that operates the slots parlor in Newport Grand. The new Las Vegas-type casino would supplant Newport Grand, said the report. Newport voters denied a proposed US$ 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
"NY judge would not help DFS sites stay open"
At this point of time, a New York judge would not offer a lot of help to the daily fantasy sports industry which was very recently told by the top attorney of the state that the business is not really welcome.
FanDuel and DraftKings, the two leading DFS sites, stated that Manhattan’s state Supreme Court for an injunction as well as an immediate confining order to let them to keep doing business in NY while the case plays out. As of now, the requests have been denied.
Both these businesses have filed a case against New York after the state warned them regarding going forward to offer contests to the people of the state. Previous week, the attorney general of New York sent cease-and-desist letters to the firms, telling that their products breached anti-gambling terms in the state.
"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
"Let Us Find The Reason Why Bertrand Grospellier Is Coming In Las Vegas For 46th WSOP"
27th May 2015 is going to be the luckiest day for poker lovers as well as for poker stars to show their calibre in the 46th WSOP in Las Vegas. Fans have given nickname to Bertrand as Elky and they will be able to see his magical dealing with playing cards. The calibre of this poker star is to mix the playing cards with magical way. He is master in mixing the cards and able to display the cards as a cord. This art and its secret are only with the Elky. The scheduled match and opponent both are quite famous and having the calibre to grab the title of 46th WSOP.
Presently Elky is residing in London but his daily routine is to participate in any poker tournament of International level across the world. He is also known as “Triple Crown” because he has bagged three reputed trophies of poker in recent past. Huge prize money has been gambled on his name. This is also a challenge. This 34 years old poker star has calibre to lift the title and able to give a clean sweep to the opponents. His famous trick is the mixing. He mixes the playing cards in very quick manner and opponents cannot judge that on which number trump card is hidden. This magic is only known to none other than Elky. Continue reading