Poker Players Hit Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot In U.S. History

The only thing better than having a win with quads is getting beat by quads i.e. if it happens in a card room where the bad beat jackpot qualifying hand is quads beat by quads.

The scene

On Jan 16 Tuesday, the stars of poker united at the poker room Motor City Casino in Detroit when “Scott” gazed down at pocket threes. Scott ended up with quads on a finished board that had two queens and two threes.
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British Queen Killed In Car Accident

Emma Fryer, British professional player known as the “Queen of Poker” killed in a horror crash due to heavy fog.

She has been just a few hours away from her first world tournament in the Czech Republic when she met with the accident and hit by concrete post.

The mother of two died, when her friend crashed in a heavy fog due to sat nave failed.
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Pique Finishes 5th At PSC €25K High Roller

If you have been following the European football league and international games, then you would know who Gerard Pique is.

This Spanish international footballer not only has good football playing skills, but has a very good appetite for big poker tournaments as well. The center-half of Barcelona football club has gained a career high at the tables by claiming the 5th spot at the PSC €25K High Roller. By virtue of this finish, he took home 129,350 Euros.

The Spanish football international is a regular at the PokerStars whenever it comes to town. He had good success in the PokerStars three times before this. He has made good showings in the 2011, 2013 and the 2016 events that had varying buy-ins. This time it was not like before as he made a huge plunge in the high roller game against the big guns in the event.    Continue reading “Pique Finishes 5th At PSC €25K High Roller”

Baldridge Captures New Orleans Main Event

When many of the top players and poker top draw players had to wait for long to taste their first major event victory, Jason Baldridge did not have to wait for a long time to get a victory and that took a main event victory under his belt.

He is a part–time poker player who entered the poker scene barely a couple of months ago. Now, he has won the Harrah’s main event in New Orleans. This was the $1675 main event.

He won the event by leaving behind 758 contenders for the title. He collected the last gold ring of the season and it was a remarkable achievement for the part-timer. By winning this main event Baldridge took home a whopping $227,412 in cash. This is not all. He has also won a precious seat in the WSOP Global Casino Championship that is slated to be held at the end of the season. Continue reading “Baldridge Captures New Orleans Main Event”

Josh At WSOP And Twitter

WSOP 2016 saw many big names in the world of professional poker returning to the playing scene such as Josh Arieh.

Born about 1974, this 42 year old player is an American pro in this field, having been active in the playing circles since the year 1999.

His claim to fame started in 1999 when he won the title in Limit Texas Hold’em event in WSOP that year. He finished third in the 2004 main event as well as claimed a second place finish in the 2000 Omaha event, losing the first position to Johnny Chan. He won the second bracelet at the 2005 WSOP event as well. After that there has been numerous wins in varied tournaments as well as being part of the final table in several television shows. Continue reading “Josh At WSOP And Twitter”

Attractive Move Of Americas Cardroom

The key to make any business a success is to look ahead always, improve continuously and satisfy the customers, offering them what they want before anyone give them that.

Americas Cardroom has followed the same path and it is offering many lucrative things to their customers to boost their business.

The Year 2016 was the record-breaking for Americas Cardroom; they hosted nine series of tournament and three Sundays of Million Dollar and covering the amount $1 million guarantee for all. In the year 2015 also they tried to do the same thing but failed at seventh attempt. Now, in 2017, they want to stretch their bar even more.

Americas Cardroom as brought a new event schedule for their player offering what they were looking for. The event schedule has already started for 9th of January. The new schedule provides bigger guarantees and added tournaments every day. The schedule goes this way:

  • Daily Morning Schedule Boost (DMSB)

$40,000 is added to it that guarantees to the schedule of daily morning. This is fresh and the big move from Americas Cardroom that will benefit all the players, but the move has been taken keeping the players of Europe, Australia and Asia in the consideration. The player number is increasing in this region and company has to give more offers to the players of this zone. The players of this region were looking for some convenient start time, and the move will give them that. Continue reading “Attractive Move Of Americas Cardroom”