Tips For New Poker Room Players

Those who have tried playing poker at home or online, but never played it at a casino might feel hesitant and new to the playing environment.


For such people there have been a series of articles published that intend to guide them as to understanding how such a game is different and know how one should play to avoid losing money or breaking a rule that is often common for first timers.

There are procedures, etiquettes to be followed and rules that are distinct for most casinos. For those who are new to a casino, all such aspects can confuse them as well as make it difficult for one to understand how to proceed. One should not get embarrassed or intimidated. Those who are willing to become regulars at casinos would want to check out the casinos available to them. Once the poker destinations are checked out and you have chosen a poker room to play at, starting off becomes difficult. Continue reading “Tips For New Poker Room Players”

Bolek Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY

The event number 50 at the 2017 World Series of Poker was the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY.


At the end of this event, Chris Bolek was the happiest man as he was able to win the event in style and own the WSOP gold bracelet for the first time.

Bolek met Bryan Emory at the heads-up table. There were a total of 1,927 entries for this event and therefore the prize pool of the event was an attractive $2,601,450. Every elimination meant that $500 would be added to the account of the winner.

The competition was tough and with so many entries the final day was pushed to Day 4 instead of Day 3. There were some strong contenders like GovertMeetal, Dan Sindelar, and Richard Dubini that Bolek had to fight with at the final table. Bolek had the experience of playing in WSOP events and has cashed at WSOP for four times before this competition. Continue reading “Bolek Wins $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em BOUNTY”

Negreanu Recalls His Success

Daniel Negreanu, the renowned poker champion successfully reached to the top much before the game became popular.


The player knew the potential of the game, but never did he predict that he would achieve success so fast. When he was 11 years old, his mother took him to a fortune teller who said that he would be rich and famous some day. However, not many people believed in him and his talent.

After a decade when he became a star of the game, he was the first ballot inductee in 2014 of Poker Hall of Fame. This was something that made people see what was coming for Negreanu. The Canadian born was not shocked when the Poker Hall of Fame knocked at his door. When he understood that he was inducted, he took it positively with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Continue reading “Negreanu Recalls His Success”

DellaBarca Wins Big At NJ Online Poker

The third Sunday of 2017 on the New Jersey online poker saw Michael “mdb77” DellaBarca become the biggest winner.


He won the online WSOP.com NJ/888poker NJ $50,000 Ultimate Warrior event against the likes of popular online grinders Joseph Fortuna, Jack King, Salvadore Cataldo and Joseph Liberta. At the final table, Michael DellaBarca was able to beat all popular online contestants to win $13,500.

Salvadore “Doctor_Duke” Cataldo came second and grabbed prize money of $7,875 and the fourth place went to another popular online poker Joseph “joey1way” Fortuna and he won $3,500. The other popular online player Jason “LuckDuck” Lawhun finished the final table in 5th position and won $3,000. Joseph “megolaman1ac” Liberta finished in the 6th position with prize money of $2,500 and Jack “Jaybone” King came 7th with $1,900 as his winning amount. Continue reading “DellaBarca Wins Big At NJ Online Poker”

Indian Scene In Online Poker

There are many players who are emerging in the Indian online poker scenario.


Many names appear in the international poker playing circuit that is catching the attention of international poker companies as well. For instance, Abhishek Goindi or Aditya Agarwal is names that are being seen in the international poker playing circuits. PokerStars, which is the largest online poker company in the world, even signed up Agarwal in a sponsorship deal along with Kosei Ichinose from Japan last year to promote Asian players in different international poker tournaments. Muskan Sethi is one of the few women are trying to break the taboo that is associated with poker in India. As it is associated with gambling in this country, most participants in the games are men. However, Muskan is one lady who has been trying to change that trend. Continue reading “Indian Scene In Online Poker”

2016 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event won by Justin Young

The penultimate main event of World Poker Tour’s 14th season is now in books.

Justin Young has came out as the winner, becoming the topper of a pack of 1222 entries in WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown 2016 US$ 3500 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event to become victorious in his very first World Poker Tour title as well as the 1st spot prize of US$ 669161.

The thirty-six year old from Henderson, Nevada, not just overcame a great pack but also had to contest with a few top-notch competition at final table. Conjoining him going into the final day where the prefers of Cate Hall, who was at her 3rd World Poker Tour final table of the season (ninth – US$ 65404), WPT L.A. Poker Classic 2016 4th spot ender Sam Soverel (seventh – US$ 110357) and WPT Five Diamond 2014 runner-up Garett Greer, who also finally ended in the 2nd position spot in this event for US$ 458722. Cate Hall had the scope to secure World Poker Tour Player of the Year award with a top-3 end in this event, but he fell short when she was the very first player rejected at the 9 handed final table.

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Scoring in Chinese Poker

A card game that has viewed its popularity gone up considerably over the last few years is the open-face Chinese poker. The popularity has been helped by unique Chinese poker marking system which lets poker players to acquire part of a round. Therefore, lower the variant experienced.

This is a game which has made its way to United States back in 2012 and since that time it has seen major card rooms like Bellagio and Wynn casinos located in Las Vegas scatter Chinese poker at its poker tables, and TonyBet Poker open the real money open-face Chinese poker online site.

The proportional ease and the fact a single round could be over in 5-to-10 minutes have served the game spread around the world quite faster compared to any other card game played today. All you require are a deck of cards as well as at least two players, and you’re ready to go.

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Christer “Chris” Björin plays low profile but his excellent performance forestalls this

Though poker provides the latitude to catapult one to fame, some players prefer to participate in the game as shining “underdogs”. One of those players who have personally tried to keep low profile and eschewing televised poker games but cannot be expunged from the poker players’ books of honor is Christer “Chris” Björin. He is a frequent participant at the WSOP and started playing back in the early 1990s; this has seen him clench twin bracelets at that event.

Like all forms of gambling, poker entails the players to approach the game with shrewdness and rigor. Consistency is warranted and leads to sharpening of skills, thus in their fledgling years players may not demonstrate their winning dispositions, but yet later, and they can be excellent achievers. Björin resume though eclipsed, his fame is bolstered by his enviable achievements that form a golden thread of magnificence.

First, his participation at the World Series of Poker have seen him finish in the money in the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em main events from 1992, 1997,2000,2008,2009,2010 and recently in 2011. Continue reading “Christer “Chris” Björin plays low profile but his excellent performance forestalls this”