On a 2018 World Series of Poker weekend packed with massive fields and final tables, Shaun Deeb — now ranked 135th in the US among live tournament poker players for amassing $4.Players grind out the 2018 World Series of Poker $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack event on Saturday, June 23.
For those who have been playing poker since the early days of the poker boom era, we’re about to make you feel old.McEachern, an ESPN WSOP commentator ever since Moneymaker’s big win, is an ambassador for the Stones Poker Saloon, the name given to the casino’s western-themed poker room.
Arlie Shaban must complete 12 labors to win a Platinum Pass to the 2019 PokerStars Players Championship.(Image: YouTube)To win that pass, he must complete 12 challenges (labors) that PokerStars creatively selected.
Singapore’s Kenneth Kee defeated college student loan shark Cary Katz to win almost $2.9 million in the Triton Super High Roller Series Short-Deck Ante-Only HKD $1 million ($127,404 USD) tournament in Jeju, South Korea.
The Buffalo Bills once again showed that there’s no such thing as a sure thing, as they bucked the odds by traveling to Minnesota and beating the Vikings 27-6.(Image: AP/Bruce Kluckhorn)Buffalo pulled off this feat despite coming into the game as a 17-point underdog.
The Vegas Golden Knights still have some work to do before winning their first NHL championship.But if Monday night was any indication, there’s good reason to think they can bring home a Stanley Cup.
New Jersey was the state to initiate the sports betting case that culminated in the annulment of the federal ban and it is anticipated that it would be among the first states to legalize the activity.A sports betting legislation is expected to be rolled out by state lawmakers any day now and almost all Atlantic City casinos, including the ones operated by Caesars, have said that they are ready to launch sports betting services the moment these become legal.
RJ Bell, founder of the Pregame sports betting advice website, says sports bettors can’t win “if you don’t understand the impact of luck.” His site created a formula to predict 2018 NFL win totals based on past luck.
Sleep Break Turns into Poker WinA few hours into his 700-mile trip from Rio de Janeiro, Neto decided to take a break in Sao Paulo.With an $80,000 prizepool and 1,586 runners, the professional fighter had to bob and weave his way into contention.
A former November Niner, a lifetime $5 million winner, and a WSOP bracelet holder all made the final table for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship event.But no one was able to outlast Brandon Eisen, an accomplished but relatively unknown grinder who left with $771,444, nearly doubling his lifetime tournament winnings.
That honor went instead to New York grinder Simon Lam — also a WPT first-timer — booking the biggest score of his career, a victory worth $565,055.Simon Lam is the champion of the WPT Gardens Poker Festival and took home $566,055.
The 2018 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) was the second largest in the festival’s history thanks to a total prize pool topping $91 million from more than a million tournament entries.More Money More PlayersPrior to the start of the event, PokerStars had tweaked the schedule to ensure there was at least one $1 million guaranteed event each day.
The $5,000 buy-in Mid-States Poker Tour Venetian Main Event had 178 entries and it came down to one of poker’s most popular couples – Alex Foxen and Kristen Bicknell – for the title Sunday night.Kristen Bicknell giving some side-eye as boyfriend Alex Foxen tries to stare her down for a read at the MSPT Venetian Main Event final table.
It’s going to be a great summer for Joe Ingram if he can get 100,000 views by Sept.6 on a YouTube music video he created for prop betting purposes.
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.
The 29-year-old Canadian is close to exceeding that total already for 2018 after taking down the WPT Amsterdam High Roller.nl)Busting a World ChampThe WPT Amsterdam High Roller, which cost €6,000 to enter, attracted 65 entries who generated a prize pool of €359,385 ($444,767).
Tournament grinder pro Dylan Wilkerson defeated poker boom era golden boy Erick Lindgren heads-up Monday night for the WSOP Circuit Main Event title at Harrah’s in Cherokee, North Carolina, scooping his first career gold ring and $294,152.Bankrupt Erick Lindgren (left) lost a heads-up match against Dylan Wilkerson (right) for the WSOP Circuit Main Event title at Harrah’s in Cherokee, North Carolina.
At the final table of the WPT Amsterdam main event, all eyes were on Ema Zajmovic, who was looking to win her second World Poker Tour title.If you recall, she took down the WPT Playground Poker Club in February 2017 to make history by becoming the first female champ.
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.
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.