Poker also has iconic destinations and the Trump Taj Mahal had been one of them. Many even stated that it was the eighth wonder of the world.
However, that is a casino that closed its doors recently. For those who have never been there or heard of it, Trump Taj Mahal was located in Atlantic City. It has closed its doors from 10th October. As the presidential elections come with it might be a coincidence or not that the casino has closed its doors.
Many say that the casino was a landmark destination for poker lovers and it would surely be missed. Among the poker rooms that have been around, it definitely earned considerable fame. Not only has it been the favorite haunt of many players, it has been the place where several movies like Rounders was shot. Brian Koppleman says that the scene between Johnny Chan and Matt Damon was inspired by the stint he pulled at WSOP at this venue against Phil Hellmuth. He echoes the sentiments of most players regarding the place. It is a venue where one can go to play and not have to worry about violating laws. It was also a venue where the best players gathered and hence, one could really study the game and get better at it.
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Skinny cable-channel packages are the newest trend as media executives recognize that there are so many twenty-four-hour cable channels that can introduce, or that the people in America have time to watch. A new 24 hour poker channel is all set to be introduced for the fifty-five million poker fans across the nation.
In an interview recently, Clint Stinchomb, the CEO of Poker Central, told that more people play poker compared to golf or tennis. Tennis is a micro-niche. Poker is not a micro-niche. This is a huge market. Stinchomb told that both ESPN and Fox televise big-money poker events.
Recently, Poker Central declared that they have signed their very first distribution contract with a Toledo cable system. Stinchomb anticipated more announcements this year. Apart from Toledo, poker fans could access Poker Central application through Amazon Fire, Roku, Xbox and Apple TV, said Stinchomb. These platforms are backed by Comcast, said a spokeswoman. Continue reading “Poker Central believes that it has a winning hand with new cable channel”
2015 partypoker.net World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship attracted 234 players on the second Day 1 flight and to the Poker Club situated outside of Montreal, Quebeck, Canada.
Adding the 136 players coming from first flight to the Saturday play would put the count of participants officially at 370 and this is the 14th Season’s is first stop of the tour.
At the end of the day on Saturday, Eric Afriat, the 2014 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown champion grabbed the chip lead from a field of 102 players. The day for Afriat started hot, and he collected 90,000 hardly into the first level and half, though he encountered a few obstacles on the way be ultimately accounted to 212,200 and the consequent lead.
Jason Duval stood second with 188, 400 chips followed by Kevin Sing with 187,700 for the third spot. Jason Duval, winner of the 2013 World Series Poker bracelet and finalist of WPT Canadian Spring Championship ended the day on the top list along with Laurence Grondin, WSOP final tablist, Darryll Fish, the WSOP Circuit winner and also the Marvin Rettenmaier, the WPT Champions Club member.
The players to hit the rail at the end of the day included Mike Sexton, the Poker Hall of Fame m ember, Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion and Jonathan Jaffe, the 2014 WPT Montreal winner.
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Asher Connif, a Brooklyn man, is the lucky man who won the almost 1 million dollars by a mistake which he would like make again. He is a man who won the World Poker World Championship and got $973,000. The tournament was going on in April at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa which is in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is his second tournament that he won one after another; just a week before winning this tournament, he had also won one another tournament of $200,000 worth.
Asher Connif, 25 years old man, got chance to win around one million dollars tournament that is scheduled to 29 April through just selecting a wrong tournament on the Website of Borgata, The New York Daily News reported. For being qualified for this tournament chosen by wrong clicking on the website, he had to be successful in qualifying tournament that is called a 2,400 person satellite tournament that incorporates buy-in worth $15000. Continue reading “Asher Connif Wins $ 973,00 Through Entering $15000 Tournament Accidently”
Hollywood Poker Open (HPO) for the past week has been hosting the newest festival of it in St. Louis, Missouri and the venue is the Hollywood Casino. The poker festival featuring 34 events will be concluding with the Regional Main Event of $1,115 this Saturday, and this tournament will be tracked and reported live by PokerNews live blog.
Donnis peters the editor in chief of PokerNews was excited about the event and said, Hollywood Poker Open at the Hollywood Casino would be great and a lot of talks are doing the round about the chances of Chris Moneymaker, the defending champion of the event, making it for the second time. He further elaborated that Moneymaker’s chances are great as he has just come off the HPO Grantville final table and appear the favorite to win but just lagged behind. This would also be an opportunity for Chris to make amends to one past and one future event, to salvage the lost event and regain his championship at St. Louis HPO.
The champion of the 2003 World Series Main Event is here to indeed to defend his title. Moneymaker won the last year event with prize money of $36,259 at HPO St. Louis which you can read about at our website. Continue reading “HPO St. Louis Main Event is to start off this Saturday, Moneymaker to Defend His Title”