The 888poker Super XL series has started and this is where most of the online poker players from all over the world take part.
The first three of the 63 Super XL Series events has started on January 19 and the players will be fighting to win a guaranteed $5 million prize money.
The 888poker will be holding a total of 63 events between January 19 and January 31. There will be the main version and the mini and turbo versions of each tournament included in the Super XL Series event by 888poker The Super XL Series leaderboard will be running throughout the length of the tournament and the top 18 players on this leaderboard will get a chance to face against each other in the Super XL Champion of Champions event to be held on January 31 at 6 pm.
The winner of the Super XL Series runs by 888poker will be awarded a package to visit the 2017 World Series of Poker main event. This is really an attractive prize that all online poker competitors will be having in the back of their mind when they compete in the online poker festival. Continue reading “888poker Super XL Series Starts With $5 Million”
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”