The PokerStars Championships in Barcelona was a huge hit and plenty of new players have made it to the final draws in the major events.
The titles and the money of each of the events have been changing hands a lot this year. The €10K 8-max Event was one other event that attracted a lot of players to the table and at the end; it was the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Ryan Riess who won the event. By virtue of this win, he was richer by 155,500 Euros.
There were 59 players who took part in this event and this meant that the prize pool for the event went to €572,300. The final table had lesser known poker players fighting to win the event. The final table players had a total of 10 million dollars and a little more in earnings and Riess on his own has already amassed $10million+ as tournament cashes. (more…)
Jerry Wong is the poker player that plays games with all skills and not the luck.
This was proven in 2016 when he finished eighth in the main event of (WSOP) World Series of Poker. Then entries in the event were 6,737. Now, again in the year 2017, he is showing his great skill of playing poker. In early 2017 he has won the (SHRLHPO) Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open of WPTDeepStacks re-entry event.
This tournament is the second largest in the history of Florida having the entry of 4,567 players. It is a $360 buy-in tournament with a $500,000 guarantee. The event will have the prize pool of $1,426,800.
Speaking about the last year’s event, Wong said “The poker is the game and players do everything to win it. It is the player who decides what is best for them and everyone takes action according to their financial interest.” (more…)
Many times celebrities often dabble in poker which makes news worldwide.
The latest entrant in this category is Justin Bieber. The 22 year old artist who has been an international sensation from his early boyhood was seen this week at the Leicester Square casino. He was found playing at the casino in London till the early hours of the morning. Trying his hand at a poker game was definitely enough to get the rumor mills running about him dabbling in the game.
He has been in London for a while now and has been playing gigs in packs out clubs and halls. The poker game was purely indulgence and it probably helped him to relax and focus his mind at the same time. He came by at the Empire Casino in Leicester Square in London. He started to play in the early hours of Monday. That day he had been found playing at gigs in town. He has put up at a rented mansion in the north part of the city recently. His fashion always makes news and this trip also has got the fans interested to see what he is wearing. At the casino he flaunted ripped jeans, grey beanie and maroon hoodie. (more…)
Jason Mercier is basically from Davie which is in United States. He is basically a teacher.
He knows Poker from his schooling him learned first poker. Then after he got success in poker is a change his career path and he becomes professionally poker player. He played his 1st game in European poker tour. He won $1.3 million in his career. He has won total 20 career titles and 130 careers cash and he is ranked at 130 in poker player of the year in 2015 and won 590 points.
He has played in all the series and he won total 108 casinos. In world series of poker and total winnings was $2,206,140 and cashes was 41 and he has gone through 13 final table and he has won 2 bracelets in this series. And in world poker tour wining were $188,671 total cashes was 8 he has not won any championship in this series. In European poker tour winnings was $2,180,384 and total cashes he won was 10 and he has gone through 6 final tables and 2 championship was won by him. He has won $162,860 winnings in poker player of the year and rank was 190. (more…)
The World Series of Poker deserves ascription as the most significant tournament that has now gained momentum globally. The circuit tournaments have been a leeway for many determined players to climb up the ladder of success a notch up higher. Layne Flack is among the most excellent players who have showcased their skills at the WSOP where he has minted six bracelets. His name came to the fore of the poker industry as the “Back-to-Back Flack upon winning twin successive Legends of Poker tournaments in 1999. He went ahead to resuscitate the same accomplishments three years down the line in 2002 and 2003 tournaments. However, a close glimpse at his poker C.V reveals he has concentrated on the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour where he has won venerable accolades.
At the WSOP, his bracelets have come consecutively, beginning with the WSOP 1999 $3,000 PL hold’em that gave him a bracelet as well as $224,400. Later, he clinched twin bracelets in 2002, in the $2,000 NLHE along $303,880 and the $1,500 NLHE where he wrung out $268,020. The following year, he left no chances as he went ahead to clinch WSOP twin bracelets again in the $2,500 Omaha High-Low Split and the $1,500 PL Omaha with Rebuys for $120,000 and $577,725 respectively. (more…)