Greg Raymer was the last former champion to be left in the 2016 WSOP main event and he was not impressed that no other former champions were there to play against him during the last few stages of the main event.
He won the World Series of Poker event in 2004 and has last cash earning at the WSOP main event was in 2005. He had to wait 11 long years to win a cash prize for this prestigious event.
Raymer recalls the 2015 WSOP main event where he missed getting to the final table after a brutal hand against Aaron Kanter. He said that he was reading a media report about that big fight during the 2016 event and remembers how both of them were fighting to enter the final table as the last champ. Read more »
As the part of 48th World Series of Poker, the WSOP has released the calendar of 2017 events.
For this WSOP has released a press release. According to the information given in release, all the signature events are going to take place on the weekends.
The WSOP will come back to the Rio in Las Vegas, All-Suite Hotel & Casino From May 30 to July 17. It will hold the event for complete six weeks, the events will include, gold bracelet events, satellites, daily deep stack and cash game tournaments. In year 2016, the event witnessed the participation of total 53,727 players.
The WSOP schedule according to the release is:
Date Event Info
- The $565 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold’em will take place On 31st The event is for casino staff and will have a single re-entry format.
- The $565 Colossus III will take place between the 2nd to 4th The tournament will go for three days consecutively.
- The $1,500 Millionaire Maker will take place between June 10 to June 11. Each day the event will have one starting flight at 10 am. It will take place on both weekends.
- The event $1,000 Seniors & Super Seniors will take place on 16 June and 18 June respectively. The start time for the match is 10 a.m. Senior matches will take place on Friday and Super Seniors match will take place on Sunday.
- The $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Tournament will take place on June 17.
- The $1,500 Monster Stack event will take place between 24 June to 25 June. The start time for the event is 10 a.m. The event will also take place on weekends.
- July 1-2 $888 Crazy Eights, two starting flights a day (10 a.m. and 4 p.m.) for two consecutive days. More details of event can be checked from the official website of the WSOP.
Issac baron is a male poker player. He basically belongs to melon park, California.
He is a very passionate and a player with very much love towards the game. He is very supportive and a great player. Whenever he is playing the game he is very much concerned and very much concentrated to the game. He also has a great love towards the city which he belongs to he has very much concern and love towards his home town which is in the California. His home town is the melon park this is a very beautiful and also a very colorful city. When he began with his career in the poker he started playing here only and he had also won many titles for his city he has represented his city in a very well way. Read more »
With the World Poker Tournament having begun in 2016, the bounty for day one has led to two wins in the books.
With a total of 142 players moving to day 2, Sunday saw considerable activity at the tournament. Gaspard or Prince of California was found to be at the top position on the leader board. The structure of the tournament has been made in a way that the one million, which is guaranteed, can be cracked easily by competent players.
Players can re enter in unlimited ways. Every pop will lead to a win of $5000 till dinner break comes on. This means that only 200 entries would be sufficient in order to breach the guarantee. The best bet event is Jacksonville Bounty Scramble. With additionally 25 bounties added with $2500 per pop the action is guaranteed to be hectic. And it proved to be so for the first initial two days of the event.
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The first month of this year is coming to a halt, and in this week’s edition of Online Railbird Report, that deals with the high-stakes cash game action on PokerStars, they show the rise of Spain’s Andres “Educa-p0ker” Artinano, who has founded himself as the early favorite on the yearly leader-board.
Artinano is up US$ 718207 in 15148 hands more than sixty-seven sessions on the year and that is more than two times as much as his next nearest competitor. Last week, they reported that Artinano won US$ 366366, and he followed that up earlier this week by snatching US$351,841 in 1626 hands over 9 sessions. This comes out to a telling average win of US$ 216.38 each hand.
In the mean time, WRUUUUM came in the 2nd spot on the weekly leader-board after snatching US$ 141,986 in 2799 hands over thirty-four sessions, while Cobus83 was close behind in 3rd, up US$ 136763 in 2432 hands spread across fifteen sessions.
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Martin Jacobson is the latest talking point in the poker world. Well, why not, he just won $10, 000, 000 the highest purse in the world of poker events.
Here are some facts that you would like know about him and to keep it for posterity.
Martin is a Swedish national and was born in 30 June 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden. He presently resides in London, England. Rise to stardom has not been rosy all the way and the tremendous amount of hard work he put up had paid off handsomely. Wining the main event in 2014 is not the first time he has tasted big time victory in the Poker game tournaments. In 2013 he came across his first big cash at the Big One for One Drop High Rollers WSOP where he registered an earnings of $807,000.
It should be interesting to know that before coming to poker Jacobson was studying to become a chef. In 2008 he earned his first live cash when he was third placed in the EPT event held in Hungary. In the European circuit he made three final tables during season 7which also include runner-up spot in Deauville and Vilamoura. In 2009 he was the runner up in the World Poker Event conducted in Venice.
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