Saturday, 8 April 2017

The Master Title Well Earned

If you look at the United States Poker Championship, that was run regularly and of the value $10,000, there were several poker pro players involved including Men Nguyen.


There were others like Daniel Negreanu and John Hennigan who also played this championship in a consistent manner as it continued till 2010. Even if Men Nguyen might not be seen in the latest poker tournaments, it is hard to ignore the feats he achieved in this field. In tournament poker he gained fame considerably. He was nicknamed The Master and had a steady following everywhere he went. Indeed, many might wonder why his name never went up in the Hall of Fame. There were certain controversies that might keep his name off that list, but his popularity definitely remains high among poker player community even today.

His career earnings were about ten million and he was considered to be 25th in having won money in tournament games. Continue Reading

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Brazilian ‘Living A Lie’ Claims Poker

Brazilian Dan is attracting people to watch his luxury lifestyle video claiming that, he had earned all the money by playing poker.


But, the experts of poker of different view on that, according to them, Brazilian does not have enough skill to become millionaires by playing poker and his claims are false.

The Brazilian has posted his lavish lifestyle photograph on Instagram and has attracted 20 million likes. He has shared the pictures of his outrageously lavish lifestyle and has attracted so many people to follow him. But, the poker has different story on that; it claims that, things shown by Dan Brazilian in the picture are true. But, his claim that he has earned all the money to spend on this lavish lifestyle has come from poker is not correct.

The Brazilian has claimed that he has made millions by playing card games. In an interview in the year 2013 he said “I lost all my money in gambling, and was left with no money. Then I sold my gun, got some money and turned it into $10,000. I converted $750 into $10,000. Then I came to where I turned $10,000 into $187,000.” Continue Reading

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Brian Hastings Onto New Venture

Brian Hastings has been into poker full time, but it might be time for him to give it up for something else.


The recent announcement states that he would be considering taking up a full time job. The news that he has decided to quit playing poker at a professional level has shocked many of his fans. They are hopeful that they will see Brian back on the playing field soon. As per Brian, he has undergone the ups and downs of playing poker at a professional level. Being a native of Pennsylvania and 28 years of age, he is now planning to shift his focus and work on a startup venture that he has undertaken.

He is considered a poker player of high profile and like some others; he is now choosing to shift his focus from the game to other alternatives. Continue Reading

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Poker Festivals In NJ

Three online tournaments in New Jersey have started from this month.


Many popular portals here like party poker and Borgata poker rooms online are continuing with GSSS V. About 1.1 million dollars are guaranteed in prizes here. The other festival is the Fall Poker Festival. Being organized by WSOP.com, it offers awards of $65000 as part of the guaranteed prizes. This concluded recently by October 16th.

NJCOOP of PokerStars is another inaugural event that poker fans can experience this month. This event comprises of 43 tournaments in total where the guaranteed money is $1.2 million. Hence, for the online poker rooms of New Jersey October are proving to be a month that will keep the players busy and new ones coming on. Regarding the Garden State Super Series on Borgatapoker and party poker, it is the fifth edition of the event. With $1.1 million on the stakes, the first set in the tournament rounds has been recently concluded. Among the players who are regulars in these tournaments, Imperator3 has won big at this festival so far. There have been about 324 entrants in the event which started from October 9th. There are other tournaments coming up on the last weekend of October. For instance the GTD main event NLH would be held on October 23rd as well as the NLH High Roller which will include high stakes for the players. Continue Reading

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Joe Stapleton discusses his brand new gig with Poker Night in America

Joe Stapleton is a legend is really a legend when it comes to poker commentary.

From The Big Game to the European Poker Tour that aired on Fox TV Network on 2009-2010 season, the man popularly called “Stapes” has founded himself as one of top voices of poker. Now, Stapleton would expand his poker résumé by working as commentator for the Poker Night in America.
Stapleton told that he is very thrilled to have come back on poker television in the States, and mainly on a show like this – Poker Night in America. The team there really seems to understand how important it is to focus on the fun, social aspects of the game. Everyone always seemed to be having a blast the first 3 seasons, and he is very quite excited to get in on that.
Poker Night in America’s Rush Street Productions declared that Stapleton would be the co-commentator of the show along with Chris Hansen when new episodes are released on CBS Sports Network beginning from the 1st week of April.

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Monday, 21 December 2015

Kristan Mackiewicz gets top spot in the Opening Event of Seneca Fall Poker Classic

A thirty-three year old special education teacher from Derby, NY, won the very first event on Seneca Fall Poker Classic 2015 schedule on Sunday night.

Kristan Mackiewicz lowered the US$ 50000 assured US$ 200 No-Limit Hold’em opening program after making a deal both 500 and 300, chopping up the persisting prize money and gathering US$ 11365 in winnings.
The event attracted 599 entries over 4 starting flights this week, producing a guarantee-smashing US$ 96738 prize pool. From there, ninety survivors forced through to Sunday’s Day 2 along with fifty-four-player money bubble in sight.
The bubble bugged out around 2 pm local time along with Geoffrey O’Connor taking the lead into the final fifty-four. Around five hours later, local cash grinder Chris Gras bubbled the ten handed final table as well as Dominic Baranyi took the lead into the play down to a champ along with Mackiewicz 8th of 10.

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