Dan Smith, the poker pro has added over $5million in tournament victories to his resume in Las Vegas this summer. He also added 3rd place with $1 million buy-in at the World Series of Poker. The poker champion is in the top 10 as of now on all-time poker tournament money list scoring over $25 million. The accolades earned by Smith did prompt Daniel Negreanu, the Poker Hall of Famer to declare on social media last week that Dan Smith is outstanding in the world without a World Series of Poker title.
Sunday poker nights return to ESPN
Returning this Sunday, September 24 in ESPN is the World Series of Poker Main Event with two, 60-minute episodes.
Beginning this Sunday, episodes are sifted from the groundbreaking coverage featured on PokerGO of the 7,221 entrants starting from Day 1A all the way through Scott Blumstein’s deuce on the river that earned him $8.15 million.
A high-stakes player of poker Matt Kirk has filed a lawsuit at Aria Resort and Casino over alleged unpaid loan in the month of May heads-up poker game during the Las Vegas Strip.
Kirk comes from Australia, and in his lawsuit, he said that on the 27th of May; he made four separate loans to Leon Tsoukernik in the morning hours. All four loans were in increments of $500,000 and the amount was $3 million, according to the suit.
Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel finished in second position in the 2017 Triton Super High Roller Series.
In the event he earned over $302k prize amount and the distance between the winner of the event and Seidel is sticking.
The winner of the event is Dan Colman he took down the prize amount of HK$ 250,000. The event took place on the weekend and this win was the third six-figure score of Colman in 2017.
There is much talk about the 20 days competitive event that is currently on between Libratus and DeepStack, two computer bots offered by Carnegie Mellon University teams to contest against professional poker players.
Last year a similar event was held that resulted in the human players winning by a narrow margin over AI. This time, however, it seems that the poker bots are emerging victorious.
PokerStars is the largest online poker gaming community and one of its former employees was indicted due to a certain sum of money that was laundered in 2011.
If you think of online casino sites in New Jersey, then big names like 888, WSOP.com and PokerStars would immediately come to your mind.
But, there is a new option now open for the resident of New Jersey state and that is PlaySugarHouse.com online casino site. Yes, the popular brick and mortar casino joint in Philadelphia, SugarHouse Casino, has launched its new gaming site to give locals the option to play casino games online from the comforts of their home.
It has been quite some time that people have heard the name of World Series of Poker Main Event 2011 champ Pius Heinz, mainly when it comes to finding the German himself deep in a poker event.
But, Pius came back to the newswire because of a victory in Eureka Poker Tour €5300 Super High Roller at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov which saw him get €44,814 in 1st place prize money.
Aaron Sorkin, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, is all set to make his first film as a director with Molly’s Game, a movie regarding the life of ex high-stakes organizer Molly Bloom. The news came earlier via a leading website. Aaron was named as the screenwriter for the movie adaptation of Molly’s memoir back in the year 2014, but he now would also be the director of the film.
Molly hosted the
UK and Ireland witnessed a quiet week as their players took time to prepare for the forthcoming World Series Poker (WSOP) to be held in Las Vegas. Major portion of the preparation involved the players participating in as many online tournaments as they can, as the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) of PokerStars is already in full flow. This proved to be a great opportunity for sharpening their hands.
UK and Ireland witnessed a quiet week as their players took time to prepare for the forthcoming World Series Poker (WSOP) to be held in Las Vegas.
Major portion of the preparation involved the players participating in as many online tournaments as they can, as the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) of PokerStars is already in full flow. This proved to be a great opportunity for sharpening their hands.