Heritage Park Hosts Texas Hold’em Tournament

Heritage Park is all set to host Texas Hold’em tournament in an old-west style this month along with a western style buffet and prizes for players reaching top three positions. Tickets cost $60 and it includes eateries and the initial amount of chips to begin with. All participants will be in an even position as there is no need to buy-ins and games would continue for a preset duration of time. The players who will be left with highest slashes of chips towards the end of the 1st round of the tournament will proceed to the final table. Here they would compete for all three spots, first, second and third in addition to that there will be prizes at the Texas Hold’em tournament.

There will be gift cards distributed to the winners and the first winner would receive a gift card by Heritage Park worth $100, 2nd winner will take $50 and the 3rd one will get $25. In addition to these, there will be an exclusive prize for the participant in the best western attire. Well, the best part here is that even if you are an average or a poor poker player, you still have a chance to go home with a winner title.

As far as the dinner menu goes, it is massive as the list is endless. The menu includes western favorites such as grilled farmer’s sausage, French rolls, Kaiser Buns, BBQ pulled beef brisket, jalapenos, gourmet mustards and baked beans. If you are a foodie, you will definitely go home with a big belly. The menu is indeed quite tempting and you certainly should not miss out on so many good things organized in the tournament. It will be an exciting game to watch and take part as well. The tournament will be held on 28th July, at the Heritage Park Historical Village. The event would start at 6 pm and go on till 11 pm. Tickets can be bought either online or by phone.

Global Poker Championships Begins With The Eagle Cup This October

The first leg of the Global Poker Championships will begin this October with The Eagle Cup, an online tournament series with 150 scheduled tournaments in total that boasts more than $1.25 million in cumulated guarantees.


The series kicks off officially on Oct. 2 and runs until Oct. 30, with a host of events to take place, primarily divided into four categories of low, medium and high-stakes $weeps Cash tournaments (1 $weeps Cash = $1 Dollar), as well as Gold Coin tournaments.

The series features a number of poker variants on the schedule, including the following ones – Omaha in addition to hold’em, as well as four-max, six-max, deep stack, turbo, rebuy, big ante, limit and pot-limit.

Players who successfully participate in the Eagle Cup event not only get awarded the first-place prize and a new avatar, but the popular online site will also mail them a Global Poker Champions Pack, which includes a personalized trophy and a Global Poker T-shirt and hat (which can be used in the Hometown Heroes promotion for free $weeps).

There’s also an extra $15,000 in added value prizes to be won on The Eagle Cup leader board, including the chance to be the very first player to represent Global Poker in a live event of your selection. Whether you choose to go to Las Vegas, or Atlantic City, or somewhere in between, Global Poker will make sure the payments for the entry fees, travel and hotel arrangements are taken care of as you battle it out on the real felt.

To celebrate the biggest tournament series in Global Poker history, players can take part in a special SC $10,000 free roll on Oct. 1. The tournament is completely FREE, and is open to anyone with a Global Poker account.

SPC Starting Soon To Start At Turning Stone Resort Casino

If you are looking for some fun this summer near the east coast, the poker room at Turning Stone Resort Casino is the right place for you.


It is offering you everything. And this included lots and lots of poker tournaments each day, world class food and luxury.

Frankie Foti the Poker Room Manager with the constant promotions keeps it exciting. The schedule for daily poker tournament includes Hot Seat Cash. And in addition to that, there are bonuses available for Royal Flushes.

During the month of June starting from Monday to Thursday, the casino hands out High Hand Prizes of $200. And it will take place every 30 minutes starting from 12:30 pm to 5 pm and the second time slot is from 7:30 pm until 10 pm. The High Hand promotions total will increase to $300 on Friday and it will take place every 30 minutes from 3:30 pm until 11 pm. Saturday will be a break time and again on Sunday it is High Hand Prizes of $200 every 30 minutes starting from 12:30 pm until 8 pm.

The Summer Poker Classic (SPC) will start from June 20 and will end on 25th of June. This will include the tournament $50,000 guaranteed main event and it will be a no-limit hold’em bounty throughout the first three days of the event. All these events will be offered to the players twice a day, i.e. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Moreover, turbo main event qualifiers will be played of which will be a total of six, which one player will win the seat into the main event. And the benefit is the winner will get the seat just for the investment of $50+$10+$5.

20,000 starting chips will be provided to the players in the main event and also the 30-minute blinds for a low buy-in of only $210+$30+$10.

Seed’s Mantra For Winning Event

According to Eli Elezra, Huck Seed the champ of WSOP 1996 Main Event is known for his skills to engage in all types of crazy prop bets.


Now, he has set up a fresh challenge of his.

According to Elezra, Seed has taken a new bet that He won’t cut or shave his hair until he gets the bracelet in the tournament. It is not just he had made his bet only for his hair, but the bet is for money as well. He has a bet in the amount of $5,000 each. In coming two years, if he is unable to get the bracelet in any tournament the he will give $5,000 to each one.

Elezra said, Seed has the contract extension option and according to that he holds the right to keep the challenge going for three to four more years. Means he has the time of five to six years. Now, this is the condition if he does not win the bracelet. And if he wins the tournament bracelet then everyone will pay him the same amount that has claimed to pay and this will be in addition to the amount he will be winning in the tournament.

The winning of bracelet is not limited only in the United States. Instead, it can be done even outside of the country as well.

Another factor in favor of Seed is, if he unable to get the bracelet, but wins two events of World Poker Tour then also he will win the bet.

So, this is how Seed has adopted a new method of pushing himself for winning more and more events. It is not like the desire for bracelet has made the Seed to make this bet, because, he already has four on his name.

Christian Harder Wins Main Event, PokerStars Bahamas

Christian Harder has been the winner of the main event of the PokerStars 2017 Championship event that was held in the Bahamas recently.


This American pro player was one of the players in an entry field comprising of 738 players in total. This impressive feat achieved by him, saw him end up with a prize money of $429,664. This was indeed one of the first events to be held in the Bahamas. The championship event on PokerStars was one of the firsts to be held, part of the Caribbean Adventure series organized by PokerStars. This is a name change of the live tours that PokerStars usually hosts.

The champion of this event has now earned the reputation of being the first champion to be part of a new tour launched by PokerStars this year. Christian Harder has definitely made the most of the opportunities presented to him, being a pro player hailing from Maryland, 29 years of age. Harder was able to top a field that saw a total of 738 entries.

These were the entries that came in for the no limit hold’em main event which was a $5000 buy in event. This was also the major title win for him. He also scored a large number of points to win the title of the 2017 Card Player of the Year title.

Harder was in a position holding the second highest number of chips on the final table of six players. Cliff Josephy was the next biggest name on the final table with him. He is 51 years old age, was able to win the third place in the main event of this tournament. Both the players have faced each other earlier time before, such as in PCA in 2008. For Harder this final big win was amazing as he had been playing for nine years now.

EGR Operator Awards 2016

We keep hearing about the wins of different players at the different events that are organized by different poker companies.


There is however an award ceremony that recognizes the efforts of the different online poker companies for the different endeavors they put in every year, which leads to promotions and increases participation in different poker events every year. This year PokerStars won the Poker Operator of the Year award at the EGR operator awards ceremony. The competitors are definitely losing out in this category as this is the third consecutive year that this company won this award. It should not come as any surprise as it is the largest online poker companies in the world and is the undisputed leader in this category.

The EGR Operator awards 2016 were held recently in London on November 28th. Here PokerStars as well as its parent company Amaya Inc were shortlisted in five categories such as Socially Responsible Operator of the Year, Operator of the Year, Casino Operator of the Year and Customer Service Operator of the Year. The Poker Operator of the Year award was won by the PokerStars third time consecutively. When the award was announced, Severin Rasset who is director of operations and innovations of the company stated that the key to their success was that they planned and thought of events and tournaments keeping in mind the needs and interests of players. That is what kept their commitment high and brought about success to them. Unibet also won Operator of the Year alongside and it showcases the numerous events the company has been organizing over the years. Since it has been going solo Unibet has reinvented itself in different ways. It has recently launched the Unibet Poker software in the second version as well as promoting a large Open Main Event this weekend in Romania.

WPT National Marrakech Starts 30th September

The 2016 PMU.fr WPT National Marrakech Main Event will commence from September 30 and run on till October 2nd.

The 3 day event will be a single re-entry event for 13,200 MAD or $1350. The event as a whole will be taking place over two weeks from 24th September to 2nd October and main event on the last three days. It is happening at the beautiful @essaadiresort in Morocco. With a maximum prize pool of 300,000 Euros for the main event, there is no doubt that there will be huge participation in the tournament. The tournament like every year will be busy this time too.

The starting stack for players is 30,000 and the levels will be of 60 minutes duration with first level 50/100. The players are given the chance to reenter once within the 8 levels of play.

The World Poker Tour is a welcome sight at Morocco and it has attracted many people to the Moroccan city since 2009. There were three WPT main events held here. After a one year break, the tournament once again reached the Moroccan soil as the World Poker Tour National Event in 2013. This is the most looked forward to event by poker players as they get a chance to visit this wonderful city and enjoy playing with French and many other local players.

The 2016 World Poker Tour National Marrakech kicks off with a 13K stack and 30 levels RE format on September 24th. There is no doubt that there will be many people taking part in the event with an attractive prize pool of 300,000 Euros. This is an ideal poker tournament for tourists from all over the world to try their luck and also enjoy this wonderful city of Morocco. The tournament venue is surrounded by malls, restaurants and eateries near casinos.

Andrew Barr denies increasing casino poker machine

Andrew Barr, the Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory, has rejected increasing poker machines’ number in Canberra to gratify the casino, and he has hit back at Richard Farmer, the Raiders club lobbyist, as a “gun for sale”.

Mr Richard Farmer met Jamie Driscoll, Mr Barr’s chief of staff, Jamie Driscoll earlier on Friday and told that he was utterly “stunned” when Mr Driscoll brought up the idea of raising poker machine numbers so five-hundred could go to the casino.

On Sunday, Andrew Barr said that Mr Farmer was wrong. He told that the government would not be increasing poker machines’ number in the ACT. Mr Farmer is a gun for sale and would push the agenda he is paid to on behalf of his clients. The Government would not be giving a running commentary on his paid advocacy.

Mr Richard Farmer has been taken on by Raiders clubs to cause against the casino’s bid for five-hundred poker machines as part of the $330 million overhaul. His crusade is also funded by other top clubs, who told that giving poker machines to the casino would scourge their businesses.

Poker machine numbers in Canberra are capped at 4994. The top 4 owners are the Southern Cross Club (620), the Vikings (715 machines), the Labor Clubs (503) and the Raiders (528). Back in December, the Labor Club board authorized a resolution stating that this would not sell machines to the casino, potentially breaking off one source of machines. Mr Farmer told that he had said Mr Driscoll the casino would clamber to find clubs willing to sell.

Apple’s App Store’s magnificent poker game

If you are poker lover and a frequent visitor on Apple’s App Store, you have probably seen poker games. And one of them is 888poker NJ. This one blends the fun aspects of games along with the hullaballoo of coming in a real poker room. The application, of course, provides more than one kind of poker game. You can select from a number of games. In this, you will have the scope to prove your poker ability at a very low stakes. This means, it is less risky and more fun.

The app is available for iPad and iPhone users. This is a very easy to use application and it is safe in respect of its cash flow. If you are a lover of his game, you will really like this app. However, the whole experience depends on your personal skills and experience. It is because the game of poker needs knowledge as well as fast and skillful decision making.

It could be hard to believe but there are more than ten million registered users of this application. This means you will never be along in this online world at any time. It offers you the scope to play, bet, buff, raise, and finally win real money which one could get through a pay out. Once you become a registered user, you are given a free game as well as a bonus award of US$10 to start the game for free. This app also offers several games.

PokerStars inaugurates New PokerStars LIVE Cardroom in Italy

The week began with PokerStars celebrating the addition of a new PokerStars-brand official card room to the PokerStars LIVE family. The poker room opened its doors officially at Casino de la Vallée, located in Saint-Vincent, Italy.

The poker room will be inaugurating the Mini Italian Poker Tour (Mini IPT) that features a guarantee prize pool of €100,000. The Saint-Vinent based PokerStars LIVE poker room is unique and fourth of its type in the world like the City of Dreams in Macau and Manila and the one at Hippodrome Casino, London, UK.

Team PokerStars Pro, Luca Pagano said, “The Saint-Vincent based PokerStars LIVE room is going to be the place to go for poker lovers of Italy and we are thrilled to present the best poker to the poker enthusiasts in Northern Italy and also present the pokers players an opportunity to play in a high-quality card room which is trusted and well-run.”
PokerStars and the Casino de la Vallée partnership is the clearly visible symbol of an important association represented Saint- Vincent by the PokerStars LIVE described Marco Trucco, Italy’s Country Manager for PokerStars. He further elaborated that there are already two Tour Events in the Italian Poker scheduled for the season and there are tournaments which are regularly offered to pokers on weekly basis which are also offering lots of cash game action.

PokerStars in a media note said that the PokerStars LIVE poker room located in Saint-Vincent is within close proximity of international airports of Milan Malpensa and Turin and is close to the France and Switzerland’s Italian borders and it is aimed at bringing back Italy into the European poker scene. This will be substantiated by trained poker staff and outstanding playing experience and environment.

There were 775 entrants in the opening Mini IPT with a guaranteed prize pool of €100,000 with a buy-in of €330 and the total pool of prize money stood at of €225,525. Jean Marc Bellini, the Swiss player won the event and took the prize money of €42,000.