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After selecting the first 30 players via a live lottery for the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl, Aria poker officials hand-picked 15 additional players to compete in the $300,000 rake-free event.Antonio Esfandiari will be competing in the 2018 Super High Roller Bowl for the fourth consecutive year.

It took place in Level 30 (50k/100k/15k) when Faraz Jaka raised to 210,000 under the gun and Margereson called from the cutoff.It wasn’t good however as Margereson had flopped a full house with the 4♥4♦.

The Partypoker Live Millions Grand Final Barcelona proved to be one of the biggest poker festivals of the year thus far.(Image: Partypoker)Stacked Final TableThe 2018 Partypoker Live Millions Grand Final Barcelona €10,300 Main Event offered up a €10 million guarantee, which it surpassed by drawing 1,175 entries.

”Dubbed “The Dutchess of Poker,” Duke has a WSOP bracelet and nearly $4.In February 2012, the Epic Poker League, which was in its first season, folded and was forced to file bankruptcy.

The World Poker Tour 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is wrapping up this week, and some recognizable pros have secured titles, including Brandon Adams and Brian Altman.With his SHRPO $25K High Roller win, Brandon Adams moved up to $2.

This weekend, 33-year-old Max Young set a record by conquering the MSPT Golden Gates final table in a mere 90 minutes.Max Young’s MSPT Golden Gates win for $97,810 was the third-largest score of his career and brought his lifetime earnings up to $746,027.

A Canadian court has again temporarily delayed the trial of David Baazov, the former CEO of Amaya Inc., now The Stars Group, while the judge considers defense arguments that procedural malfeasance by prosecutors has made it near impossible to provide a defense against insider trading charges related to PokerStars’ $4.

Instead of paying Aussie Matt Kirk back the $3 million he borrowed during a 2017 late-night poker session at Aria in Las Vegas, King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik has filed a second countersuit against the poker player who loaned him the money.He only paid back $1 million and has since refused to pay the remaining $2 million balance.

The Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza is one of several poker series in Las Vegas during the summer intent on cashing in on action fueled by the WSOP.(Image: The Venetian)Aria, Golden Nugget, and Venetian, are among the numerous poker rooms that will host a summer poker series.

has been lambasted by Paris Saint-Germain fans after showing himself playing online poker during the team’s recent championship win.Soccer Plays Second Fiddle to PokerAs per his story timeline on Instagram, the sponsored poker enthusiast was playing two tournaments.

com is undergoing regulatory testing and should be ready to go live in New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware within weeks.Such shared-liquidity would allow online poker sites to provide larger prize pools, better game selection, and expanded tournament offerings.

But after a recent exodus of prominent pros, rival Partypoker has picked up the sponsored-pro mantle, creating a shift in the poker landscape that becomes even more notable with a pro like Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier switching teams.6 million in earnings, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier was a hot commodity upon parting ways with PokerStars.

British firm Playtech has agreed to a deal with Italy’s largest gaming company in a bid to offset recent losses and increase its presence in regulated markets.To secure a majority stake in the Italian betting shop and software provider, Playtech will pay $358 million in the first instance.

Erik Seidel and John Juanda have filed lawsuits against fellow poker player Ali Fazeli, who is accused of running a multimillion-dollar sports ticket scam.Erik Seidel (seen here) and John Juanda have filed a lawsuit against a fellow poker pro, Ali Fazeli, who allegedly scammed them out of $1.

The WSOP POY (Player of the Year) scoring system is getting adjusted after widespread complaints over last year’s ROI-based format that helped its winner, Chris Ferguson, rack up so many points.The Caesars Entertainment-owned poker brand may have reacted to customer feedback, and has now announced changes to its scoring system.

The 2018 Partypoker Live Millions Grand Final Barcelona is proving to be quite the poker festival.We already highlighted wins by Davidi Kitai and Andreas Eiler, and now another trio of big-name pros have joined them.

The board ran out A♠K♥9♦2♠2♣ and Han got a taste of what it’s like to finish runner-up.Final Table Results 1 Yuki Ko (Korea) ₩33,835,000 ($31,622) 2 Taehoon Han (New Zealand) ₩22,100,000 ($20,632.

The team adopted by hockey fanatic Daniel Negreanu and many other Las Vegas poker players opened the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings, sending fans into near-euphoria.Daniel Negreanu had a good time with his girlfriend cheering on the Vegas Golden Knights during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings.

More sugar for the bun in the oven: Recently married, Davidi Kitai and his wife are expecting a bundle of joy.That helped surpass the €2 ($2.

In Washington State, class action lawsuits have been filed against four social gaming sites in which the operators are alleged to have violated state law by charging customers to compete in play money casino games.Double Down Casino is among the social casinos facing class action lawsuits for offering play money casino games in Washington that have now been deemed to be illegal by an appellate court decision.
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