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Itai Frieberger named new CEO of 888 Holdings

index   April 5, 2016   Comments Off on Itai Frieberger named new CEO of 888 Holdings

888 Holdings, the parent company of 888casino, 888sports and 888poker, declared that they have appointed Itai Frieberger as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Before becoming the chief executive officer of the company, Freiberger worked as the Chief Operating Officer since 1st April, 2011, and became a part of the Board on 13th May, 2015.
In a note given to the press on 2nd March, the 888 Holdings also stated that Brian Mattingley, the Executive Chairman of 888 since 13th May, 2015, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Chairman of 888 with immediate effect.
Itai Frieberger, the new CEO, told that this is really an honor for him to be appointed as the new CEO of 888 Holdings. They have magnificent brands, world class gaming platforms, as well as unrivalled analytics and marketing talents. All of this is underpinned by a dynamic, expert and talented team, and together they are looking ahead to building on 888’s success for their customers, shareholders and colleagues.

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NJ online poker revenues bounce in October

index   December 21, 2015   Comments Off on NJ online poker revenues bounce in October

The online poker market in New Jersey responded in a grand way after a disastrous September. As per figures, posted Friday by New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, the two poker operators of the state – WSOP/888 and Party/Borgata – generated US$ 1913403 in gross gaming profit, which is significantly above all-time low registered in September.
In another uplifting data, year-on-year profit was down less than in any other month in the year 2015, and not by an unimportant margin. Compared to 2014s October, profit went down only 2.8 percent, while prior to previous month, the smallest decline of 2015 came back in May, when yearly profit was down 10.4 percent. (more…)

Final Table Players of 2015 PokerStars EPT Grand Final Event

index   July 27, 2015   Comments Off on Final Table Players of 2015 PokerStars EPT Grand Final Event

There were fifteen players who started the fifth day game of Monte-Carlo Casino EPT and PokerStars Grand Finale 2015 Event, yet before the night’s over was down to the last six players. A constant flow of bustouts for the duration of the day saw the normal measure of chips take off to around 80 major blinds, this situation sets the stage for an energizing finale.

The six left over players are all now ensured €233,500. Lebanese Hady El Asmar has earned 3,955,00, and he is at first position. While Muhyedine Fares could manage second place as he has gained 15,000 chips lesser than the Lebanese Hady El Asmar who is at first place. Group PokerStars Pro Johnny Lodden could score only to remain the game with 45 major blinds. So, is the story of the EPT10 Player of the Year Ole Schemion, his play is also similar with 71 major blinds.

As the game of the day started, Tom Hall could nothing for escaping short stack and he had to come to number 15th, for this positioning was not any surprise for anyone as people expected so from his game. After him, term of Anton Astapau come, he had already crippled in the last hand, and in the later part of the game too, he could not do good. (more…)

Jared Jaffee: An Average but Addicted poker player

index   June 13, 2015   Comments Off on Jared Jaffee: An Average but Addicted poker player

Jared Jaffee was born in United States. Jared is a Brooklyn, NY poker player. He started playing his poker tournaments in the year 2009. His starting was quite nice as he was playing average this year with a low prize token. This year he played three poker tournaments. After that, in the year 2010 he played more eleven poker tournaments. At the beginning of this year he was ranked 1st in Biloxi and was rewarded with a prize money of $49,904. In other events his ranking was low but his prize token was quite high.

After that, in the year 2011 Jared played more six poker tournaments. This year his ranking and rewarded prize token was also too low. This year was too average for him. After that in the year 2012 Jared played only three matches. This year he didn’t played much but his ranking was a bit high in two matches though the prize token was also not too bad. After that, in the year 2013 Jared played a series of fifteen poker tournaments. This year Jared played a lot of poker. This year he struggles a lot to maintain his position, ranking and prize money, which finally made him the winner in his last tournament of the year. In which he was ranked 1st and was rewarded with a prize token of $252,749. (more…)

Kristy Gazes record shows poker rewards the patient

index   April 17, 2015   Comments Off on Kristy Gazes record shows poker rewards the patient

As poker continues to advance, it has provided leeway for talented women to prominence and riches.

The US today hosts numerous poker participants who are top-ranked by the Global Poker Index weekly, there are many women who have featured in the list. Kristy Gazes has been a vivacious poker player in the US for a long time and is among the veteran gurus who are unforgettable. She has played in numerous games where her mettle has been clearly demonstrated and is based in California. Her resume presents exemplary achievements that distinguish her as an epitome and experienced poker professional in the US and yonder.

At the nascent stages of her poker career starting from 1986, she ventured into high-stakes cash games in her hometown Los Angeles. She has specialized in mixed games as well as Hi-Lo Split games like the HORSE. This saw her sail through to the final table of the World Series of Poker HORSE in 2001. His best career accomplishment was in 2005 when she placed 1st in the FullTiltPoker.com Championship, Las Vegas outlasting a final table that hosted big sharks like Ted Forrest and Daniel Negreanu. (more…)