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
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
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.
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.