Poker rooms are always on the hunt for new markets and one of the lucrative markets that are being eyed at is in India.
Here the start up ventures is being valued at over hundred million, which makes it a promising destination for several online poker companies. There are several startup companies that are slowly putting a foothold in the country and they estimate revenues around $110-120 million.
The startup companies that have started to make their presence felt is Spartan Poker, Poker-Baazi and Adda52. These companies have been operating for some time in this market and make five crore rupees on an average as annual returns. This is as per Economic Times publication in the country. The startup companies as a result have gone up in their valuations as well. Recently the founder of Spartan Poker was in the news and the co-founder as well asserted that the model that they follow is working as they are seeing a rise in revenue growth over the years. As per their feedback, the online poker rooms work well here as it cuts down the setup costs as is involved in setting up any establishment.
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With ten players left in World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown US$ 3500 Championship, Cate Hall saw herself in an unparalleled spot.
On one side, she was looking to be the very first female champ of an open World Poker Tour main tour event. And on another, she was looking to end 3rd or better to exceed Mike Shariati as well as win World Poker Tour Player of the Year honor. As it came, her run finished in the 9th spot place and secured Shariati World Poker Tour Player of the Year honors.
Shariati’s win got him a one-of-a-kind, custom-made timepiece from Hublot, the World Poker Tour Player of the Year sponsor, along with hotel accommodation as well as ground transport for all World Poker Tour tournaments he plays in the coming season. He also got himself quite a pocket full of alteration from Season Fourteen, winning one event, keeping 2nd in another, and going deep in Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown US$ 3500 Championship. All said, Shariati got more than US$ 1.36 million from those 3 enders.
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It was Adrienne “talonchick” Rowsome who won huge at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, a well known poker fest in the Bahamas. The local pro just scored more than $30000 in the largest live event score of her career. Adrienne Rowsome, who won the stake at PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, is originally from Edmonton, Rowsome.
She combines this game with her work as a part time Occupational Therapist. It has been many years that she has been playing poker online for several years under the name “talonchick” in honor of her 1st car, an Eagle Talon. After sponsors saw her success on online promotion, they signed her to Team PokerStars Online Pro.
Meanwhile, the Global Poker League, the novel poker event concept from Alex Dreyfus, has got twelve teams all set to play in series of televised live as well as online events, introduced by a live draft that would start in the middle of February.
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The World Series of Poker has now attained a global bent and attracts all and sundry from every corner of the world. However, this has not provided leeway for players from less-developed-countries while some states even in the US have made stricter rules to rein in gambling. Though the game has faced countless handicaps, there are players who are always eager to leverage existing opportunities.
Benjamin Lamb who is an American-based whiz poker player is among the players who have grabbed diminishing chances to rake in earnings while bolstering his standing in the poker industry. Among his significant accomplishments is his 2011 WSOP Player of the Year award, four main event’s final tables and has one bracelet from the World Series of Poker.
First, Lamb won the US Poker Championship $500 NLHE that attracted 400 entrants for the $60,000 grand prize. In 2010, he won the Spring Championship of Online Poker $109 NLHE event where he outlasted 4,204 contesters to take home $66,003.97. Continue reading “Benjamin Lamb lengthy poker career promises more goodies for him”
Bruno Fitoussi is professional player of French who played poker from Paris. He was born on 21st Sept 1958. His nick name is King. In the live tournaments of Poker, his total winnings is 2,700,00 million dollars.
On the real and original poker show “Late Night Poker”, Fitoussi was the first televised poker for the outing.
In 2001, he is winner of the World Heads up Poker Championship. His opponent in this championship’s grand final was Amarillo Slim who is professional gambler and known for his proposition bets skills. In 2003, in first WPT (World Poker Tour), he finished with the 8th place. Continue reading “Bruno Fitoussi : A French Poker Player”
Deputies clutched over a dozen video poker machines late Thursday afternoon from a Pitt County business. According to reports, Pitt County Sheriff’s Office stated that investigators got many complaints regarding the Platinum Sweepstakes Cafe at Greenville Buyers Market Shopping Center on Memorial Drive. Detectives were first made away of illegal match machines around one month ago.
Officials stated that the Sheriff got a dozen calls earlier on Wednesday quetching regarding the illegal machines of the cafe. This forced the Sheriff to pay visit the business earlier on Thursday to check it out. The illegal machines, hours later, were seized.
Deputies seized fourteen stand up video poker machines which carry non-prereveal software – quite similar to machines clutched in January from other places in the county, as per to the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office’s told that these machines are a clear violation of the law.
The reason why they are not legal is because the non preveal games breaches the Sweepstakes regulations in North Carolina that needs games to exhibit in plain text the amount of money a poker player could anticipate to win before engaging into the game.
Investigators stated that the owner of the machines said deputies that he moved them from an earlier business in the Nash County to Greenville. According to reports, the owner’s name would be released when the charges are registered that is anticipated to take place on Friday.
When you play the game poker, you can yield pleasure as well as fame too. The act of playing the game is simple for the professionals like Freddy Deeb, who has bagged 2 bracelets.
The player’s name is Kassem Ibrahim Freddy Deeb. The player has faced the challenge which therefore he focused much of his attention towards playing the poker game which made him gain the success, and thereby he earned two bracelets by playing WSOP. He was given the nickname as Fast Freddy. The player has played the main event in the year 1996 and in 2007, whereby he bagged the bracelets in these 2 events. It was November 27th 1955, the player’s birth was registered. The player was born in Lebanon. Thereby he moved to the place of USA, from his birth place when his age was 19. He has unexpectedly faced a situation of dropping his education, when he was just a few credits to earn so a degree, which is in fact the tragedy.
The tragic path:
In 1975, the birth place of his, had faced a kind of civil war, whereby the player lost the contacts from his parents, who paid or helped him for his studies. He attended Utah State University, since he came to USA on student’s visa; he had restrictions too to join hardly any employment opportunities. This depressed mood of his, made him to pay his attention towards the act of playing Poker, and he himself developed the strategy to play the game. He is known for his act of wearing multi coloured shirts, he drew the bracelet without knowing the rules for the first time, and later the next bracelet was precious to him, as he grabbed it by playing using the rules.
When you think of the games played in this world, you can consider the game whichever offers you the interest and also the pleasure too. many games do give the very same, but, there are also some games which make you derive pleasure as well as the cash prize and also fame too, only when you started playing the game aggressively. There are many games across, whereby Poker game is one among such game which gives you the fame and also the pride too. Among such professional Pokers, David Anthony Williams is an American professional.
Member of Team Bodog:
David Williams was born on June 9th 1980 in Texas. David Williams is also the magic player too. David Williams turned attending Princeton University, later then he moved to Southern Methodist University to major in Economics. It was by the year 2004, he started playing the game very much aggressively thereby he earned with fame and success, which made him turn finishing in the second place, thereby turning as the runner-up. Later to this, approximately four months later, he finished playing the game in second place at Borgata Open World Poker Tour, thus these games made him to hold a total sum which is beyond his ken.
It was by the year 2006, where David Williams turned winning the game successfully. Thus he walked with pride by winning the bracelet in the 2006 World Series of Poker. By the very same year, David turned winning the very second WPT final table whereby he finished in the 4th place. Then the next 2 months later, he attempted the final table in World Poker Tour by winning in the 4th place. Then by the year 2010, Williams won the game defeating Eric Baldwin. He also turned to be the member of Team Bodog. It was by 2009, he won the Championship of Online Poker.
Situated in College Station – Bryan, Texas, the Texas Poker Store is a completely supplied online poker store that offers 100 percent secured shopping and emphasizes several poker supplies. The Texas Poker Store was established by Poker Lovers and Die Hard Competitors, Jim Paris and Lynn Paris.
The Texas Poker Store, better known as TPS publishes their fresh out of the box new Poker Photo Contest on Facebook to begin on June 1 according to demands from a significant number of their fans and clients. TPS will start the anticipated Poker Photo Contest on June 1. The challenge will permit any Facebook part to transfer what they think about their best poker photograph, vote and welcome their companions to join in on the fun.
One of the best characteristics of this challenge is that challengers and fans can backpedal like clockwork to vote on their most beloved pictures. That implies that hopefuls can impart their photographs as frequently as they need, which will unquestionably build their possibilities of winning some poker supplies.
The most captivating, most interesting, most unique shots will be distributed on all the TPS social channels, incorporating Facebook, Instagram, MySpace, Stumbleupon and Pinterest. TPS will surrender it over to their social media supporters to choose who may as well make the “last table” and, eventually, who ought to be announced the month to month victor.
In December, TPS will select from the three past victors what they think about to be irrefutably the best photo and recompense the fabulous prize of a $100 TPS gift card. The blessing card may be recovered for anything of equivalent worth or less from the Texas Poker Store or it could be utilized as fractional instalment for anything from their existing stock that the champ picks. All prizes will be recompensed on the first week of every month for the previous month.