Banter Discussions With 888live Festival

There are often topics raised about banter on the poker table and how it can be entertaining or disruptive as well.


Indeed, there have been instances when people have raised concerns about the banter disturbing their thought process or influencing the same as well. A similar topic was raised recently at the 888live poker festival in London. There was a debate regarding table talk. It was especially about William Kassouf and his table talk habits.

The opening event that was at this venue recently had several personalities talking about the influence or effects of table talk. The recent subject of William Kassouf was raised as he had been involved in a controversy recently regarding table talk. Jack Effel in the World Series of Poker main event had to hand him a penalty as his opponent player Stacy Matuson protested. As per her, his table talk induced her to give in to a crucial fold. If she had called Kassouf would probably have missed out on the finish that he obtained in the thirteenth place. Continue reading “Banter Discussions With 888live Festival”

Ying Lin Chua gets Asia-Pacific’s largest freezeout in history

The Macau Poker Cup 24 at the PokerStars LIVE Macau is set an all new record for a freezeout tournament in the Asia-Pacific area by attracting 1075 players for HK$12,000 Red Dragon. When the event finished, Ying Lin Chua had left behind the unprecedented pack to grab HK$1,904,000 (which is approximately $245,000) as part of a 3-way chop.
The conference manager of Malaysia has been on fire in the year 2016. He has also won the World Poker Tour National Philippines for US$ 86130. The tournament had 3 battles and it is all set the record after a grand turnout of 512 enthusiasts on Day 1c.
In a media release, Danny McDonagh, the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour President, told that this is a special day for the PokerStars Live team, as they have been looking to crack the 1000 milestone since the Red Dragon hit 995 in 2014. There has been a global surge in reentry events these past few years, so this achievement is that much more fulfilling to achieve in a classic freezeout format.

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Witness The Top Poker Event Scheduled On 31 May 2015 And See Ivan Demidov Playing

Ivan Demidov is a Russian nation and earned a lot of fame in Poker playing.  He started a series and excitement level too.

His playing skills are amazing and now this all will be before you as he is coming in Las Vegas in WSOP being scheduled from 27 May 20125 to 14 Jul 2015.  This duration will be busiest poker even in Las Vegas and all persons will get inspired.  This championship is just going to be a huge and rocking WSOP, as never been before.
This will be the 46th WSOP.  The range, arrangement, playing themes, venues, prize money and expected gathering all are of the top quality.  All previous WSOPs will be just for reference as this year total 11 new events will be played on different venues.  Ivan Demidov is the top personality in this game.  He plays the poker game with wonderful cleverness and style.  Fun, entertainment and actual prize money will the most important activities during the coming WSOP.  On Jun 30, an event is planned with the with 90 minute play.  In this duration, definitely you will see the finest styles of Ivan Demidov.

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Adrian Mateos Became the Final Event Winner Of The 2015 European Poker Tour Final

Adrian Mateos has made history becoming the final event winner of the 2105 European. This is such a poker player who is just 20 years. He has gained top position among 564 entries and won € 1,082,000. He is Spanish, and it has happened first time in the poker history of Europe that any Spanish has won the main event title of European Poke Tour Champion.

After winning this main event title, he says that gaining this title he is feeling very proud, as well as he also pays his gratitude to all the people who supported and encouraged his to participate in this event. He discloses that a number of people have contacted on the diverse social media networks like face-book, and twitter; he also thanks to all of those people too. He has given credit his fate for winning this event saying that he is really very lucky that he has won the competition. Continue reading “Adrian Mateos Became the Final Event Winner Of The 2015 European Poker Tour Final”

$1,115 Regional Main Event of Hollywood Poker Open Kicks off this weekend

Hollywood Casino based in Charles Town, West Virginia, at Charles Town Races, has been playing host to the Hollywood Poker Open Season 3’s penultimate stop, since the end of April.  The stop will conclude with the $1,115 buy-in keystone Regional Main Event, this week end and the PokerNews Live reporting team will be at hand to cover the event live in the dedicated blog.

Donnie Peters, the editor in chief of PokerNews said that the second last stop of the HPO regional event held at Charles town is the prelude to the season ending event and each stop leaves a greater impression on the participants. The players also have the opportunity to interact with the 2003 WSOP Main Event champ Chris Moneymaker and tour ambassador, and the prospect of playing with him. He went on to say that this chance itself is equal of the entrance money the players pay for.

The 50 table strong poker room is renovated recently and it has been conducting a festival consisting of 31 evens and 11 out of them are classified as “featured” events sanctioned by HPO

The man from Hazlet, New Jersey, Brian Cavaliere, won the top prize of $39,756 after defeating a field consisting of 72 players. That was not bad for a player who had come up to the tournament through the mega satellite $235HPO. Last time the buy-in was fixed at $1,800 and this time around it has been fixed to an affordable $1,115 for season 3 thus making it accessible to more players. Continue reading “$1,115 Regional Main Event of Hollywood Poker Open Kicks off this weekend”