Larry Greenberg dominated the final table of the inaugural WPT Bellagio Elite Poker Championship to win his first ever World Poker Tour title.Larry Greenberg celebrates after winning the first ever WPT Bellagio Elite Poker Championship main event.
com)Partypoker Live president John Duthie announced on Party’s blog last week their intent to sponsor the Super High Roller Series in Montenegro, May 12-18, at the Maestral hotel, resort, and casino on the coast of Adriatic Sea.Designed to create more action, the tournament is the type of innovation Partypoker ambassador Jason Koon expects to see at one of the “most fun” high roller series in the world.
The Stars Group is ramping up its presence in the sports betting sector by announcing the details of a nine-figure World Cup giveaway.Additionally, a leaderboard will be running throughout the World Cup, with entrants earning points for every result they get right.
The Vegas Golden Knights, Sin City’s expansion NHL team, advanced to the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games, and the Las Vegas poker community is going bonkers.The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals after defeating the San Jose Sharks in six games.
PokerStars Live at the City of Dreams, which held tournaments such as the Red Dragon Main Event of the Macau Poker Cup, is shutting down – but that may not be related to the Chinese online poker ban.How Much Will Macau Poker Suffer?
Phil Galfond and his online poker project Run It Once will tackling the issue of player tracking with some innovative ideas.Phil Galfond pictured at the 2014 WSOP is hoping to change the game with his new poker site Run It Once.
Pocket queens on the final hand against Honglin Jiang catapulted the inexperienced French tournament player to the European Poker Tour’s Monte Carlo Main Event title and €712,000.Nicolas Dumont (left) defeated Honglin Jiang (right) to win the 2018 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event title.
Justin Bonomo’s 2018 Heater Continues with $453K Win in PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo Single Day High Roller
(Image: PokerStars/Neil Stoddart)Just days after the red-hot Sam Greenwood won the Super High Roller, Justin Bonomo kept pace by winning a High Roller of his own.The €25K Single Day High Roller, which featured an action clock and the big blind ante, attracted 34 unique players who re-entered 16 times.
Author Maria Konnikova Began Playing Poker for Book ‘Research,’ Won Big and Quit Writing Before Completion
Author Maria Konnikova began writing The Biggest Bluff, a book on using poker skills to become a better decision-maker but has put that project on hold to play poker full-time after winning more than $200,000 conducting “research” at the poker tables.Author Maria Konnikova quit writing a poker-related book before completion because she was busy winning too much money at the poker tables.
Italian-American driver Matt DiBenedetto made his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut in 2009 at the Memphis Motorsports Park.For their part, Zynga Poker will also host fan contests and giveaways via social media and their in-app assets.
NBA Hall of Fame coach Don Nelson smokes a cigar in front of the poker table he owns inside his mancave in Maui, Hawaii.(Image: New York Times)The former coach of the Dallas Mavericks spends his golden days playing poker with celebrities at his house and smoking weed with legendary musician Willie Nelson.
In the past, New Jersey players only competed against opponents in the same state, whereas Nevada and Delaware’s players were already competing on the same poker site.But the Keystone State has yet to license its poker site operators.
(Image: CodigoPoker)Cao & Loeliger Dominate AprilAccording to HighStakesDB, no one did better in April than Rui “PepperoniF” Cao, who won $245,862 in 4,475 hands over 39 sessions.38) opened for $680 holding the Q♦5♦K♠4♠ and Cao ($53,666.
Chris Moneymaker Wins Two New Jersey SCOOP Titles After Getting Coached by Fellow WSOP Champ Joe McKeehen
Over the weekend, Chris Moneymaker not only won two titles, he final tabled two others.Chris Moneymaker has captured several live titles in New Jersey, including the 2016 PokerStars Festival Event #6: $560 PLO Hi/Lo Turbo.
(Image: Facebook)Joe Stapleton is one of the funniest and most interesting characters in poker.Performing in a Comedy MeccaThe Comedy Store, a comedy club in West Hollywood founded in 1972, is one of the main venues comedians go to get noticed.
Last month, the Women in Poker Hall of Fame released a list of 11 nominees.In its 10th year, the Women in Poker Hall of Fame have selected poker pro Maria Ho and founder Lupe Soto as inductees for the Class of 2018.
A poker player shot outside an Austin, Texas card room was upgraded to stable condition, according to a friend, a positive development after initial reports said he suffered life-threatening injuries.Per Jillian’s post, Tom has been upgraded to “stable condition,” and the victim has a “heart of gold.
uk)The World Poker Tour will induct Steve Lipscomb and Lyle Berman into its own version of the hall of fame by giving them WPT® Honors Awards.Lyle Berman brought poker to new heights with the creation of the World Poker Tour, and their passion and dedication have allowed the WPT to become what it is today,” Pliska wrote in an official press release.
Hope) pictured during a New York Senate hearing has announced he won’t stand for re-election.“I have decided that I will not seek re-election to the New York State Senate.
Rob Wazwaz Gets the Monkey Off His Back by Nabbing a MSPT Title After a Record 9 Final Table Appearances
Rob Wazwaz made the final table of the very first MSPT event back in 2009.After making his record ninth final table, Wazwaz finally broke through to capture his first title at the same venue.