Flopomania has been introducing new by 888poker and the players who are trying the software love this variant game model.
This innovative game was released around the 20th of August and it goes along with sit and go BLAST games and SNAP poker games. The early figures that have been released of the games showcase that the players on the site love what the new variants offer.
The game involves a preflop round; there are bets to start off with and everyone plays the ante and flop is then dealt around. The first player who acts is the one on the left and once this is done, the game continues like a standard hold’em game.
The Push or Fold versions of the game also exist. In such variations the players can fold their hands or place bets that are ten times the ante amount; the bets have a cap limit and there can be multi dealing of hands. For those who have not tried Flopomania, it is a new game that has come to town; it promises to be bigger than Blast jackpot. (more…)
Michael Binger made news when he finished third place in 2006 Main Event of World Series of Poker.
When he participated in the Main Event of WSOP in 2014 it was felt that he was probably trying to make up for the attempt that had nearly gotten him the title the first time. Indeed, to become part of the final table it is an achievement and his second opportunity was definitely not only luck but dedication on his part as well. In the 2014 championship, he was holding average stacks. There were about 6600 people who had entered the Main Event. Hailing from Las Vegas, this resident is considered one of the best players in the mixed game categories. He is known to attempt the Rio Convention Center poker event every summer with the hopes of winning a bracelet. He has been able to obtain considerable amount of cash at several events in WSOP about 29 times. (more…)
The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles is all set to host The L.A. Poker Classic.
The 60-tournament series is all the way to start soon. The event will open with an ambitious $100,000 guarantee. It will have just a $175 buy-in. The turnout of the event is big and it has crushed the expectation of many with the number of players participating in are 1,079 players. It will create the prize pool of $161,850.
The tournament series will begin on the 13 of January and will continue till 1 of March 2017. In the entire series, it is expected that the action will stay hot.
The highlights of the tournament include the exclusive tournament of Commerce $175 all-in or tournament ‘fold bounty’. The clock heads-up tournament $570 and no-limit hold’em tournament $1,100. The no-limit hold’em tournament $1,100 will have $1 million guarantee and four starting days.
In addition to these, the tournaments will also have an effect on games that involves cash. There will be Big O is running 24*7 and including a regular $12-$24 Big O. (more…)
The Thanksgiving weekend has been a quiet one as the MCOP came to a close and the other events like Pokerfest Romania about to begin from 1st of December.
PokerStars has been busy, increasing its online operations by setting up a country based operations in Bulgaria and Portugal. For those who are looking forward to knowing what they can expect in the upcoming year, the PokerStars live tournament schedule has been released, allowing the poker fans and players to play their games accordingly.
PokerStars have unveiled a festival schedule as well as a championship event schedule for the upcoming year. These are events that would be held in the first half of the year. Popular tours were announced by PokerStars in the month of August. These include the European Poker Tour that would be part of the Festivals and Championships. Hence, for those who have found the news of Brian Hastings retiring from pro poker, they can now look forward to seeing new players arising from the upcoming events in 2017. (more…)
The online poker market in New Jersey responded in a grand way after a disastrous September. As per figures, posted Friday by New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, the two poker operators of the state – WSOP/888 and Party/Borgata – generated US$ 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…)
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…)