Nov 7, 2013

Ryan 'The Beast' Riess Wins Main Event World Series of Poker 2013

Ryan Riess hit Jay Farber in the heads up of the Main Event of the World Series of Poker 2013 winning $ 8,361,570, a bracelet in platinum valued at $ 500,000 and wrote his name forever in the history books of poker. This 23 year old from Michigan is the 45th winner of the WSOP Main Event.

Jul 16, 2013

The November 9 of 2013

Are already known the 9 Players that in November will contest for the coveted Main Event bracelet.
Carlos Mortensen, the champion of the 2001 WSOP Main Event was probably the one for whom the majority pulled because a little history never hurt anyone. Unfortunately, the player from Ecuador with Spanish nationality, crashed out in 10th place giving rise to the of 2013 November Nine.

Chipcount of November 9:

1. JC Tran - 38,000,000
2. Amir Lehavot - 29,700,000
3. Marc McLaughlin - 26,525,000
4. Jay Farber - 25,975,000
5. Ryan Riess - 25,875,000
6. Sylvain Loosli - 19,600,000
7. Michiel Brummelhuis - 11,275,000
8. Mark Newhouse - 7,350,000
9. David Benefield - 6,375,000

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Jul 10, 2013

Isildur1 has another session very positive and is earning $ 2 million in Last week

The Full Tilt Poker professional had one yesterday, another, very positive session. This time Viktor Isildur1 Blom ended the day with a profit of $ 653.464 in the tables in the room that the sponsors.
The Swede earned in all variants played, FLO8, NLHE and 2-7 Triple Draw, and is gaining more than $ 2 million in July.

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Jun 14, 2013

Hand 100 billion played on a table $ 0.02 / $ 0.05 NLHE - winner received $ 103.800

Already played the hand 100 billion in cash games on PokerStars. A milestone very special, which allowed the winner - microulis69, receiving $ 103.800 playing on a table only $ 0.02 / $ 0.05 NLHE.

It was known that the winner of the hand 100 billion, would await a prize of $ 100,000 minimum, whatever the level he was playing. But receiving $ 100,000 playing at a table of $ 0.02 / $ 0.05 NLHE, must seem like a dream.

The celebrations that involve hand 100 billion pursue in the coming days.

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Jun 12, 2013

Ultimate Poker continues to grow

It's been over a month since it opened the first and so far only poker room for real money, the new regulated market of the state of Nevada. On April 30, he opened the doors to Ultimate Poker room that featured Antonio Esfandiari as the great ambassador. Esfandiari now has over 8 teammates.

With the World Series of Poker to run at full throttle, the Ultimate Poker does not want to waste the opportunity, being currently the only company allowed to host the online tables, all players present in Las Vegas.

Besides Esfandiari, the room created by the Brothers Fertitta (UFC owners), also hired Gavin Griffin, Randy Dorfman, Dan O'Brien, Phil Collins, Jason Somerville, William Reynolds, Lauren Kling and Jonathon Little. Another big name playing with the logo Ultimate Poker is Terrence Chan, but Terrence is much more than a sponsored player, Chan works for the room.

The Ultimate Poker has developed its own software, and so it is normal to present various aspects to improve, and even correct to best please the players. And in recent weeks the room has done it himself, making several adjustments to its software, while asking players to express their opinions and tips on 2 +2.

It was April 30 that the room opened its doors, and even a month later he was celebrating his hand 2 million. At that time, Antonio Esfandiari was invited to go to the local channel Fox to speak as an ambassador of Ultimate Poker. Another player who will certainly bring a lot of attention is the Ultimate Poker Jason Somerville.

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Jun 8, 2013

Niklas Heinecker won the Asia GuangDong Millions - € 3,398,111 prize

The final table of one of the biggest tournaments of the year lasted only 3 levels. HK $ 34,600,000 (€ 3,398,111) reserved for the winner of this GuangDong Asia Millions were for German Niklas Heinecker that in the end exclaimed that "this is by far the best day of my player career."

The third and final day of the tournament organized by PokerStars and the GuangDong Group started with only 8 players (a total field of 71). Once the prizepool K $ 119,375,000 (€ 11,723,972) had 8 places paid, the 8 finalists were guaranteed leave Macau with a minimum premium of HK $ 6,000,000 (€ 583,729) in the pocket.

The 8 finalists of the tournament were classified as follows:
1.Niklas Heinecker - HK $ 34,600,000
2.Jeff Rossiter - HK $ 24,500,000
3.Sorel Mizzi - HK $ 16,100,000
4.Zheng Tang - HK $ 12,525,000
5.Isaac Haxton - HK $ 10,200,000
6.Igor Kurganov - HK $ 8,300,000
7.Anson Tsang - HK $ 7,150,000
8.Pratyush Budigga - HK $ 6,000,000

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Jun 6, 2013

Benny Chen is the latest poker millionaire - won WSOP 2013 Event # 6

After four days of play and beating a field of 6,343 players, Benny Chen is the first player to win at the WSOP 2013 a prize of 7 digits. While staying with the Millionaire Maker bracelet, Benny also received a prize of $ 1,198,780.

Final Table Prizes:

1•Benny Chen - $1,198,780
2•Michael Bennington - $741,903
3•Jonathan Gray - $534,506
4•Justin Liberto - $400,408
5•Dan Kelly - $302,104
6•Chris Hunichen - $229,575
7•Upeshka Desilva - $175,714
8•Robert McVeigh - $135,467
9•Theron Eichenberger - $105,154

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Jakub Michalak is the winner of ME ISPT Wembley 2013 - € 436,000

Ended the great adventure of poker one of the biggest stages in the world of sport. The place where Mandzukic and Robben decided the Champions League most German of all time, blushed a Pole as the first champion of the Internacional Stadiums Poker Tour.

The young man joins € 436,000 to the $ 145,000 and crumbs that accumulated throughout his career.

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May 31, 2013

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom out of WSOP 2013

It's not yet a certainty, but believing in the words of Daniel Negreanu, The Full Tilt Poker Professional should not travel to Las Vegas to play in the World Series of Poker 2013. Viktor Blom should stay home, enjoying the games available in the room that sponsors him.

Negreanu's revelation was made ​​in a conversation via Twitter with Dan Fleyshman and Ashton Griffin, being 3 to discuss their teams for the Fantasy League. The Kid Poker Team PokerStars Pro said:

Besides Isildur1, Negreanu also doubted that Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan and Patrik Antonius are seen through the halls of the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino. It is not difficult to predict that in addition to the tables of Full Tilt Poker, these players spend a few days in Macau, for between 5 and June 7 play will be the Guangdong Asia Millions tournament HK $ 1 million (€ 99,324).

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A week before the start, Guangdong Asia Millions have already registered 70 players

The tournament only kicks off on June 5, but one of the organization's objectives has been achieved. The Millions Guangdong Asia is already the Super High Roller with the largest field ever, with 70 players registered at this time. With a buy-in of HK $ 1 million (€ 99,324), the prize pool is close to € 7 million.

Although the World Series of Poker had already begun, the top pros do not want to waste the opportunity to compete at one of the tournaments of the year. With 70 players already included, the prize pool is close to € 7 million, and that's not counting that each player can make two rebuys, and by 5 June still can sign more players.

The Asia Ltd Guangdong Millions (GDAM) will be played between 5 and June 7 in the room PokerStars Live, the project City of Dreams Macau.

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May 30, 2013

First day of the WSOP 2013 had over 1,300 players

Started yesterday 2013 edition of the World Series of Poker. On the first day threw up the first two-day tournament, Event # 1 - Casino Employees and Event # 2 - $ 5,000 NLHE 8-handed. The first being a tournament reserved for employees of casinos, in the second there were many familiar faces to be present.

Day 1 of Event # 2 featured a field of 481 players, including Phil Ivey, Erick Lindgren, Marvin Rettenmaier, Vanessa Selbst, Chino Rheem, Jonathan Duhamel, Jason Mercier, Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari and Michael Phelps. After 8 game levels are still 194 players remaining.

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Video summary of the victory of Isildur1 on SCOOP Main Event High

PokerStars has published a summary of just over 40 minutes, the final table of the Main Event High Spring Championship of Online Poker 2013.

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May 29, 2013

Biggest poker event in the world starts today - WSOP 2013

The kick off of another edition, the 44th, the World Series of Poker, will be given tonight with the Casino Employees tournament. Between May 29 and July 15 will be awarded 61 gold bracelets, but the brightest of all, the Main Event will only be discussed on 4 and 5 November 2013.

The gigantic halls of the conference center of the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino Las Vegas will have a total of 480 tables, a new high in WSOP events. The intention of the organization is to exceed the numbers achieved last year, when there were a total of 74,766 entries in the various tournaments.

Last year's Main Event was won by American Greg Merson, who after overcoming a field of 6,598 players, besides the gold bracelet received a first prize of $ 8,531,853. The 2012 WSOP came in history for having reached the highest cumulative prize pool ever - $ 222,045,377.

In the 2013 edition players eliminated from WSOP tournaments, will have the opportunity to play tournaments the Carnivale of Poker. Tournament series-parallel, which returns after a gap of more than 10 years.

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ISPT Wembley winner will receive a Gold Medal

Usually victories in major poker tournaments, are celebrated with the awarding of a bracelet, but being the International Stadiums Poker Tour event played on a stage nothing better to assign the winners a Gold Medal. Players who finish in 2nd and 3rd place will also have the right to medals.

The Gold Medal reserved for the winner of the Main Event ISPT Wembley, will be adorned with black and white sapphires and will have an approximate value of € 10,000.

In all tournaments ISPT Wembley will be awarded 3 Awards, the top 3 finishers. The Medal with sapphires is however unique to the winner of the Main Event.

The ISPT Wembley starts next Friday, May 31, and will have a total of 15 tournaments.

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May 28, 2013

Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Wins $ 10K Main Event SCOOP for $1,096,200

The PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) of 2013 ended this morning with Main Events. These tournaments were played over two days and had early on Sunday. Offering 3 different levels of buy-in - Low ($ 109), Medium ($ 1.050), and high ($ 10.300) - and each of them offered a guaranteed prize pool of at least $ 1 million.

Many were pros who entered the race nearly a million dollars that the SCOOP Main Event High offered. The final table contained names like Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, who ran for his third title SCOOP, Noah "Exclusive" Boeken, Mike "munchenHB" Telker, Ravi "govshark2" Raghavan, and Sergio "zcedrick" Aido. Viktor Blom went on to win the tournament in a twist heads up against Boeken.

Who would ultimately be the final table bubble was the Portuguese Tomás "T 54 T 97s" Paiva, winner of SCOOP Event # 20 High. He had passed into Day 2 with the 27th stack, with 139,429 chips.

Final Table Prizes:

Place Name Prize
1-Viktor "Isildur1" Blom $1,096,200
2-Noah "Exclusive" Boeken $803,300
3-cmontopdeck $591,600
4-Mike "munchenHB" Telker $446,600
5-Sergio "zcedrick" Aido $313,200
6-Ravi "govshark2" Raghavan $246,500
7-w4ldo $188,500
8-leshkaGmBlZ $130,500
9-Adrián "Amadi_017" Díaz $88,740

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