The Day 3 of 2016 MCOP Main Event was disbursed with 2 buses touts all at the same time.
As a result, it made for a final table of 2 with no delay of hand for hand play. Some of the popular names like Michiel Brummelhuis, Arne Coulier and Jussi Nevanlinna fell short. However, other players like Charlie Carrel and Juha Helppi did make it. Helppi led the final 9 with Carrel that successfully earned 5 out of 5 cash this week. The Day 3 began with 53 players. Before completion of the first level, there were over 15 players that managed to hit the rail. The first one to go was none other than Foeke Deinum and he was followed by several players that held up their hands to receive cheques worth €7,895.
Jussi Nevanlinna who was the title defender may have not made to his goal. Charlie Carrel was assured of cashing in 5 out of 5 tournaments. He is playing this week and began his day by being a chip leader. There were a few small pots that he lost just to lose bigger series to make it drop down. (more…)
The Sochi Casino and Resort will be the venue for the first party poker Million National event.
This event will be taking place in Russia in association with the Poker Club Management in Sochi, Russia. The casino is a new one and will be opening its doors to the general public on Jan 20. Partypoker has said that the event in Russia will be held in March.
The buy-in for the PartyPoker Million National in Russia is fixed at $1,100 and the prize money guaranteed is $1 million. The first place can earn $200,000 guaranteed. This prize pool is sure to draw many of the avid poker enthusiasts to the Sochi resort come March. The announced guaranteed prize money will be a combined one that involves both line and online elements. There will be five opening days of events to be held in Sochi in March and the first two days will be held on March 12 and March 19. The last three days of the opening days of PartyPoker Million National at the Sochi Casino and Resort will be held on 24th, 25th and 26th of March 2017. (more…)
The casino and sports betting sites of Betclic Everest Group might have obtained licenses to operate in Portugal but the competition is now about to be stepped up as PokerStars has also obtained License 005 from SRIJ that allows them to host the tournament, hold’em, Omaha, French roulette and blackjack games on the site.
PokerStars is not new to Portuguese market, but the new regulations in 2015 had forced the company to shut down its operations. It has now received licensing approval and the functions are beginning afresh. However, even after the new site is operational, the poker market online will remain within certain boundaries as liquidity aspects are limited. Other countries like Spain, France and Italy have liquidity deals in force and Portugal might share the liquidity deals soon with these European Union countries. As a result the Portuguese players can expect a growing market in this segment. (more…)
505 Games have introduced unique Poker RPG into Steam Closed Beta this day, suggesting interested poker sharks could get a great look at the Prominence Poker.
This ‘sport’ comes as 505’s upcoming new IP, after the successful introduction of Portal Knights, and this is being built up by indie studio Pipeworks.
You kickoff would kickoff in Prominence Poker with only your wits as well as a poker face to dig into seedy and unsuspecting places for underground games. Backdrops include a dive biker bar, the local casino, and even the backroom of a laundromat. You would march on to encounter against unprincipled characters through 4 cunning factions as they work their path up to dispute the leader of every bunch, all for a final showdown along with “The Mayor” – the inscrutable town founder.
With this game, you can make your own poker alter ego from head-to-toe and gain experience points to disengage emotes, unequaled prestige and items, thus bringing RPG elements in this mix. A complex bluff-and-tell procedure would have poker players reading their opponents for hints to their hand strength, along with subtle gestures including frequency of card checks, speed of play and a lot more.
After thousands and thousands of Steam members voted for Full Tilt.net play money game in the Greenlight procedure, employed by Valve to estimate interest in adding brand new products to the platform, Valve has accorded to launch the product on its platform.
This will see the launch of Full Tilt on Steam, disclosing the brand as well as the software to an audience of around 125m gamers, along with the product to go live by 2015’s end. Dominic Mansour, the managing director of Full Tilt, said that the scope to introduce the game to the millions of players who make up the Steam gaming community is really important to them. They would be the first major online poker brand on the platform and the move underlines their strategic intentions to explore new avenues for their games.
Though the annals of poker history are scarce with Costa Rica based players, Humberto Brenes is an exception as he has managed to shine at the global level. He ventured into the poker industry two decades ago and has succeeded in winning high-profile tournaments to cement his reputation and also enlarge his bankroll.
He has played at the WSOP in most of his tournaments where he has not only garnered substantial earnings but has also managed to clinch trove accolades for his achievements. Going through his magnificent resume, you will come across outstanding performance that would be a cove of inspiration to enthusiasts and fledgling poker players.
In 1988, Humberto final tabled at the World Series of Poker major event placing 4th and raking in $83,050. In 1993, he participated at the World Series of Poker $2,500 limit hold’em to clinch a bracelet alongside $149,000 while repeating the winning later that year for a second accolade and $128,000 in the pot-limit Omaha. He has also cashed seventy-two times at the World Series of Poker with three WPT final tables. (more…)
The casinos have advanced in the recent past at a jackrabbit pace. It has seen the inclusion of top-notch players from different parts of the world. Ukraine though not vibrant in poker has managed to produce poker stars imbuing international eminence.
On the best players who has flown the Ukrainian flag against the background of its ongoing crises is Yevgeniy Timoshenko. He is domiciled in Seattle in the US and plays in principal international poker circuits.
He plays in a wide array of poker games at the global plane and has left an indelible spot in these events. What’s more, Timoshenko has also played online where he has gained accolades as well as plethora earnings midst fierce competition and multitudes of poker professionals. He boasts exceptional accolades and top earnings in his lengthy experience in the poker industry. (more…)
High profile poker competitions magnetize a lot of determined players who want to try fortuitously for a chance to scoop the bonanza. Unluckily, the events are not only arduous because of the status but the number of poker pros who purport to final table, including former WSOP bracelet winners, renowned champions in antecedent events and pros whose moved are governed by perspicacity. This and bankroll hurdled are among the hurdles that may prevent players from winning these prominent tournaments. Like all other competitions, winners emerge midst the insuperable, this includes Brent R. Carter who is a two time WSOP bracelet winner and resides in Illinois.
Throughout his poker career, he has incessantly competed in a wide array of events. He first completed in the money at the 1991 WSOP $1,500 NL Texas Hold’em 7-card stud Main Event. He clinched his first ever bracelet heads-up against a famed opponent (O’Neil Longson). Three years afterwards, he won a 2nd bracelet in the $1,500 Limit Omaha tournament. This gave him $166,800 for his prize money. He also vanquished a field of entrants to win a bracelet of the Poker Hall of Fame in Ace-to-5 low ball draw. His in the money at the WSOP $10,000 NLH Texas hold’em main events have also seen him net more winnings for his jackpot. In 1995, he had also made a remarkable win at the 4 Queens Poker Classic which placed him as the best player.
On the other hand, Carter participated at the WCOOP in 2008 under the name “92848” on PokerStars.com. This saw him win a bracelet in the 11th event, a $320 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo event. He was the best player in a huge pool of 1,733 entrants, garnering the first prize worth $88,383. As he has had a lengthy experience in his poker career, one can admit he is positioned to rely on this know-how to win in future.