Mikita Badziakouski, a pro from Belarus, shipped the HKD $1 million Triton Super High Roller Series Main Event at the Maestral Resort & Casino in Montenegro for HKD $19.6 million ($2.
(Image: Julie Jacobson/Chicago Tribune/AP)When the Japanese government first passed legislation that would allow two new casino complexes to be built, poker wasn’t going to be one of the permitted games.In changing the law and permitting casino resorts to be built in select locations, the government only sanctioned games with a high degree of chance.
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.
Nicolas Dumont, a driving instructor from France, emerged Thursday night as the chip leader in the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event and will thus be leading a pack of eight players into the final day of the prestigious tournament.However, as play extended into the early hours of Friday, there were eight contenders left at a single table.
Chen An Lin Wins Record-Breaking 2018 Macau Millions Main Event, Yuefeng Pan Victorious in High Roller
The 2018 Macau Millions was a record-breaking affair as the 2,499-entry field in the Main Event proved to be the largest field ever in Macau.Chen An Lin previously had success in Macau when he won the 2014 HK$20,000 Macau Poker Cup for $49,118 and the 2011 APPT Macau HK$6,000 NLHE for $29,318.
It was a first-ever WSOP Circuit cash and a first WSOP Circuit title for recreational player Jeremiah Pierce from High Point, North Carolina last night at Harrah’s Cherokee.And by winning the Monster Stack, Pierce collected his largest ever live cash.
A scandal was brewing on Saturday during the Heartland Poker Tour Main Event at Westgate in Las Vegas, after some players were offered discount buy-ins to the Main Event.In this tournament, the HPT only guarantees the $500,000 if 300 or more players enter.
Russia’s Sergey Pichugin finished as the chip leader after a short Day 2 of play in the EPT Sochi Main Event.The Main Event’s field was thus capped at 861 entries who cracked the ₽150,000,000 guarantee.
Two final tables in one day, at the same venue?Joseph Cheong won the WSOP Circuit High Roller at Planet Hollywood in the same day he made the final table in the Main Event.
Russia’s Arseniy Karmatskiy is heading a pack of seven finalists into the final day of the EPT Sochi Main Event.It was an action-packed day at Sochi Casino, though, with small stacks refusing to bust and big stacks squaring off for dominance.
A new Las Vegas Strip entertainment venue will be able to utilize parking spaces at the garages of nearby casinos after receiving the necessary approval from the Clark County Zoning Commission.Both properties are owned and operated by major casino company Las Vegas Sands, which is also a partner in the development of the new entertainment venue.
Daniel Negreanu, Pokerstars’ flagship ambassador, will use his high profile to help raise money for the Folded Flag Foundation, a non-profit organization benefiting families of fallen soldiers, when he emcees their charity poker tournament in Los Angeles on February 25 beginning at 1 pm PT.Daniel Negreanu will emcee a charity poker tournament in Los Angeles to help benefit families of wounded soldiers via the Folded Flag Foundation.
Long-time local sports talk radio host Dan Bernstein, who is known as both a contentious and sympathetic social media poster, will be helping kids with cancer by emceeing the Charity Poker Championship at The Montgomery Club.The event will be in Chicago on February 22, and one lucky winner will walk away with a seat in the 2018 WSOP Main Event.
The region of Clark County in Washington state is experiencing quite the positive surge of profit in the last years and this is a positive tendency which promises strong profits for the year 2018 as well.The news comes only several weeks prior to the official opening of the new facility of the ilani Casino Resort which is going to be a brand new meeting and entertainment center ready to welcome thousands of guests.
com) The sports media giant will also televise, live, the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop charity event starting on July 16.PokerGO, a subscription-based app, will livestream many WSOP events for the second straight year, including Main Event coverage when the ESPN cameras aren’t rolling.
Perhaps the least accomplished tournament player in the 33-player field for the $50,000 US Poker Open Main Event field, emerged victorious on Sunday thanks in large part to an ill-timed bluff.While Keith Tilston’s win put him over $1 million for the series, it wasn’t enough to overcome Stephen Chidwick’s lead in the race to become the first US Poker Open champion.
The 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event attracted a record field of 800 players, which beat the previous record of 781 runners from 2008.(Image: Aussie Millions).
Less than a year removed from her first career seven-figure score, Maria Lampropulos, an Argentinian pro, took down the 2018 PCA Main Event for nearly $1.Maria Lampropulos (hand in hair) was the Main Event winner on Sunday at the 2018 PCA in the Bahamas.
A convention and entertainment center will open doors at ilani Casino Resort in the heart of Southwest Washington in April, Kara Fox LaRose, President and General Manager of the resort, has told The Business Journals.The complex will have its ribbon cut precisely a year after the official opening of the adjacent casino resort.
Frenchman Kalidou Sow conquered the €5,300 buy-in 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague Main Event after agreeing to a chop with American Jason Wheeler, for €675,000.Kalidou Sow stepped up to defeat Jason Wheeler heads-up and win the 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague Main Event.