Charlie Carrel has gotten his first World Championship of Online Poker at Event 31.
He takes down the event for $60,040.79. He entered the Event 31 with $215, No Limit Hold’em Rebuy with 772 other opponents. As there was a very strong field of participants with 512 re-buys and 612 add-ons, the prize pool was at a whooping $385,091 and it was split among the top 98 finishers in the event.
Almost 2 years after the authorities in Cyprus declared their intention to let a casino resort to be built in the island’s southern part, the bill that would seal the contract is ready to be brought to the Parliament.
On 10th March, the House of Representatives of Cyprus would vote on a little piece of legislation which covers the construction of the 1st incorporated casino resort of Republic of Cyprus, an institution similar to those that already stays there in Northern region of the island.
James Packer, the Australian casino tycoon, reportedly got into a physical fracas with a worker at his Melbourne casino after the security personnel apparently could not recognize him. A report from a leading British daily stated that the security personnel did not allow Packer as well as another executive into an undisclosed part of the casino on day of the New Year’s that prompted James to shout and push him aside, alleged the worker.
Next week the 2015 World Series Poker starts.
Before the beginning of the Super Bowl of Poker players were engaged with PokerStars in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). The online poker tournament had plenty of famous names to boast which include Jason Mercier, with an amazing three titles to his credit, but online games this week also included big online headlines such as Chris Moorman, with his 25th Triple Crown and Viktor “Isildur 1” Blom with his decision to take on live streaming for the first time on Twitch.
Chris “moorman1”Moorman on Sunday May 17 continued his winning spree while solidifying his unmatched poker resume in the PokerStars Sunday 500 while he competed in a field of 1,000. He pocketed $87,400. That is the achieving a rare milestone on online poker as Chris reached the magic figure of $10 million and as the first player to do so in a particular poker tournament.
With the ubiquity of poker online, the Global Poker Index comes in handy to evaluate the best players at the global scale.
The GPI deserves the ascription of authority and authenticity as it relies on a transparent, plenary and non-discriminative procedure to compile player rankings. In the recent survey circulated on 26th February 2015, Ravi Raghavan placed 118th with 2177.33 points, he was previously in the 111st position. In 2014, he was in the World Series of Poker in three different tournaments.
The poker gambling landscape is copious with opportunities for poker players to be catapulted to fame alongside raking in plethora earnings.
Can Kim Hua who is a Vietnamese American professional player who joined the waging industry to leverage endless opportunities and now among the most influential player at the global scale.
Ireland which is associated with the origin of the Irish Poker Open is home to some of Europe’s top-notch poker players. One of her outstanding and excellent players is Padraig Parkinson.
The last week has witnessed the rise of Martin Jackson as the champion of Poker.
The talent and abilities of Martin Jackson were never a mystery, he has always been an amazing player and his amazing win in the last week just confirmed his stature in the world of poker players as the strongest.
Now that Martin is the talk of the town a lot of people is busy in providing him with different tags and names, one of the newspaper cited him as the biggest ever champion in the history of poker championship.
Kent Washington is a very talented professional poker player residing currently at Oakland, CA, United States. His total live poker tournament winnings exceed $394,106. His total casino winnings account for $405,116.
His most recent cash is $1,840 by playing in the event on 16th August 2014. His total career cashes are twenty seven. He has reached total of 8 final tables. He is the 2014 poker player of the year by finishing in 24198th position. At the event 2014 Wynn Poker Spring Weekend ($100,000 Guaranteed) he earned $911 in the year 2014 by attaining 51st place.