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”

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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