At the request of 14 poker-arcade operators for an extension of the deadline to relocate, The Zoning Board has decided to carry out a hearing.
Chris Ferguson is assured to be crowned the 2017 World Series of Poker Player of the Year. The news was received in an announcement by the WSOP via Twitter on Monday, following the elimination of second-in-points John Racener from the final POY-eligible event of the year.
The hit and run method of playing cash games has its pros and cons, provided a player knows the right etiquettes to follow.
There is always the question of how soon a player should leave a game after a big pot is won. This is a useful strategy to follow provided a player knows to use it well enough. Cash games offer great flexibility to the poker players. In such games, unlike at a tournament, one can join or leave a game as per one’s convenience. Opinions vary as per the etiquette to follow as to when one can leave a cash game. The concept of hit and run is a popular strategy that many follow.
This strategy helps a player to understand when leaving a big cash game would be right, whether one could leave immediately after the chips are raked in or whether one should stick around to allow others to feel that they stand a chance of winning back some of the chips. However, as per the strategy experts, it does not matter what others feel as that has no consequence in a cash game. (more…)
One of the most popular tournaments in the World of poker got underway with 7 levels of first day action at ARIA, and here, the $300,000 Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB) finished up play and Byron Kaverman got the chip lead.
In the tournament, he turned his stake of 300,000 into 1,247,000, and thus got a strong lead over Leon Tsoukernik (912,000) the owner of King’s Casino and champ of EPT Prague $50K Super High Roller (SHP). Fedor Holz was crushed by high roller and finished third in the event with 803,000, last year in the same event he won and finished in second position with $3.5 million.
The event SHRB started early afternoon with enthusiastic players, the majority of whom taking seats right at tip-off, but there were few like Phil Hellmuth who arrived only a bit late also there. The event featured an unusual structure of betting that called big blinds and for the normal smell, but also a big pot from the large blind that served to keep the chips combined into bigger denominations and also to keep things moving. (more…)
Chris Moorman and Bryan Paris are keeping company.
The California based Professional Poker Bryan Paris had moved to Europe, this he has done to play online. According to PocketFives’ tracker, Paris has become the second player of poker who has surpassed the mark of $10-million in online tournament.
The Englishman poker player Chris Moorman, is the another pro who surpassed the mark of $10-million in online gaming. In his career till date Moorman has won more than $13.8 million in online tournament.
After Black Friday, player of poker (Many) left the US in and searched the new places where they could play their game comfortably, and do the activities that they have been doing since years for living. In the course Paris moved to Amsterdam and settled there. He is doing well in the city and earning substantial amount by playing game.
Now, talking about the income of Paris and Moorman, it is estimated that above half of the winning amount of both players has come from PokerStars platform. The achievements of Moorman and Paris are many and they have won number of online tournaments on PokerStars. (more…)
Many voices of the Poker world said that there are issues with the current scoring system.
And after a year working on the concern raised by players, the Global Poker Index announced that they are making changes in their scoring system. The scoring system will be used in the Player of the Year competition.
In 2016, the (SHRE) Super High Roller Events and a number of High Roller championship started at $25,000 and was allowed to go as high as $100,000. Even more than that, this became an issue for both the (GPI) Global Poker Index’s POY race and organization’s standing and charts. This includes CardPlayer Magazine.
In some of the cases, poker players were making their points in events of these types, that events, which used to have smaller fields. It was easier to make the points here in comparison to the championships that used to have players large in number for the lower buy in. (more…)