More than 225 poker tables are running and doing business in Pennsylvania.
And according to the reports, a combined $5.05 million has been collected by all 225 poker tables in the state of Pennsylvania. This is the figures that have been released by officials of the state recently.
Last year in April, the poker rooms collected $5.01 million. The year-over-year gain was approximately one percent. In the first four months, the poker rooms have collected the amount of $20.38 million, which is 1.4 percent more in comparison to last year the same period. The revenue of poker has grown in every year of this year, except the month of February, which is an exception. Talking about the yearly revenue, then in the year 2016, poker rooms collected the total amount of $58.6 million. It was nearly $1 million more than what was generated in the year 2015.
The report of each poker room and its performance Continue reading Poker Revenue In Pennsylvania Shows Growth
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 $888 Crazy Eights, two starting flights a day (10 a.m. and 4 p.m.) for two consecutive days. More details of event can be checked from the official website of the WSOP.
The first month of this year is coming to a halt, and in this week’s edition of Online Railbird Report, that deals with the high-stakes cash game action on PokerStars, they show the rise of Spain’s Andres “Educa-p0ker” Artinano, who has founded himself as the early favorite on the yearly leader-board.
Artinano is up US$ 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.
Continue reading Andres Artinano wins US$383,800 in a day
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.
Continue reading Swede Martin Jacobson is the winner of the Poker Main Event 2014
While major portions of online poker fraternity were seen in action in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) by PokerStars for 2015, the biggest poker room in the world fans glued to the TV screens across the world, as two poker millionaires were in the making, battling in a couple of Millionaire Finals event held on Sunday, 10 May.
As a part of the promotion of the “PokerStars Makes Millionaires” campaign, PokerStars has already dished out $1million to “CccpVodka” of Russia and “bladsonpoker” of Poland, Millionaire Final has provided both “Citoject” of Bulgaria’s and Juanyi “JUANYI828″ Lin of Taiwan’s an opportunity be earn the life-changing cash prize spelled in seven digits.
The absorbing battle was viewed by 5,000 poker enthusiasts over Twitch.tv, the PokerStars client. A total of 12 players were present on the two tables and these players have been winners of qualification through the Challenge All-In Shootout events hosted in April. During the Millionaire Final contests the players once even had to fight it out for the joined pool prize of $2.3 million and 4 million Frequent Player Points where they did not have the prospect of making a deal.
Both these players had to play more than CccpVodka” and “bladsonpoker,” the end saw them taking home huge amount of money. Continue reading Meet Juanyi “JUANYI828” Lin and “citoject”the brand new PokerStars millionaires
Igor Kurganov is a male poker player. His hometown is Munich. Munich is a city of the well developed nation Germany.
His country of origin that is the country which had set him to play or to show such love and passion towards the game is Germany. Igor Kurganov started playing poker from such a small and a young age. He started playing poker when he was just in the school the time in which he had to complete his school assignments and homework’s he used to play the poker game. At the school time nobody of his age group nor did his parents think that this man could achieve such achievements at such a small age at this game which is not very legal kind of game. He has won a huge amount of total casino winnings that is the total cashes in such a young age that nobody could stop him.
His total casino winnings are a huge total of amount near about $8,213,744.this is a huge amount of total casino wings these winnings encouraged him to continue with this game and prove he better and to show everyone that he can do more. In the poker game has won total 5 carrer titles which are also a god achievement in this game. His first career title was won by him when he was just at the rising age at that time he was just 20 years of age. Continue reading Igor Kurganov a passion poker player