The Pennsylvania Senate has given the thumbs up for a gambling expansion package and the main benefactors of this new package are the online poker sites in the state.
The Pennsylvania Senate has given its nod to legalize the online poker sites after a lot of deliberation. The talk for the gambling expansion in the Pennsylvania state was going for a couple of years. The Senate had met over 100 times since 2015 to discuss the gambling expansion package and to legalize online poker sites.
The Keystone State Senate approved the online poker for the very first time and this has paved way for the legislation to now meet the lawmakers in the House to take a decision on this in the coming weeks. The omnibus bill also includes legalization for online lottery sales and regulation of the daily fantasy sports. » ( Read more of Online Poker Sites Getting Legalized In Pennsylvania… )
There are 50 poker players that are about to take part in the 2017 Super High Roller Bowl.
Out of 50 seats 35 are selected via lottery for $300,000. The lottery was done at Aria Resort and Casino.
Among the 35 names, the hall of fame for poker John Juanda is also in the list of 35 players. His seat in the tournament is now confirmed and he is going to play in the event. Others who were lucky and got their name in the list of 35 are previous champions, Rainer Kempe and Brian Rast. Both the player has got an opportunity to become winners for two times.
Hall of Famer of Poker John Juanda is in; the winning cash will get him more than $20 million in lifetime career earnings. Erik Seidel, he wants to top the list of all the money list and by winning the cash of this event, he will be able to do this. » ( Read more of John Will Play In SHRB 2017… )
State Senator Louise Lucas introduced a bill to legalize poker in Virginia.
The bill was introduced by the senator in the beginning of January. The bill, S 1400, says to amend the law that considers poker as illegal gambling. The bill asks to keep poker as exception from other games and allow it to play without any hiccups.
Presently, according to the government of Virginia, the illegal gambling is termed as the placing, receipt or the making of any wager or bet in the money’s Commonwealth or value of other things, made in exchange to get a chance to earn a stake, prize or any other consideration or of value, it is dependent upon the outcome of any contest, game or any other event. Moreover, the result of which is a matter of chance or uncertain, whether such contest, event or game, occurs or is to take place outside or inside the limitations of the Commonwealth. » ( Read more of Poker Bill Introduced In Virginia… )
He is a very fast and a tricky poker player.
This player plays the game with full of his spirit and enthusiasm. He is very much concerned with the game he is playing. This player chooses poker as his profession at a really young age and has achieved a good amount till the date. He wants to earn more and wants to be one of the best poker players. He is a very enthusiastic and a player with full concentration.
He is one of the best poker players and plays the game with his full skills. He ranks at the 475th position in the United States all-time money ranking list. » ( Read more of Maurice Hawkins: A Poker Player From Plantation, Fl, United States… )
Many companies have found innovative ways to use poker games to raise revenue.
The latest company to jump on the bandwagon is YapStone which is a startup company in financial technologies. The CEO and founder Tom Villante states how he got the idea. He talks about how he had been an investment banker and a partner in a private equity firm. He had been playing poker with his friends and discussing about what kind of business they could start. He recalls how they talked about PayPal and about payments moving away from checks. Hence he decided to start YapStone. The company was to look into large apartment rent finances and accounting. Today the company has moved to allow payment online for transactions related to vacation homes. They have tied up with different real estate companies as well.
While the founder of Yapstone would credit his session of poker with his friends being the inspiration for his business, there are conflicts that have come up in the merger discussions that have been underway for William Hill and Amaya Gaming. » ( Read more of YapStone Founder And Poker Inspiration… )
World Poker Tour has finished with LA Poker Classic and now it would go on its California Swing in San Jose at Bay 101 Casino.
The event is spotlit by the unique US$7500 World Poker Tour Shooting Star No-Limit Hold’em Main Event starts on 7th March, and runs till the 11th with days 1A and 1B starting at 11:00 in the morning (local time) on 7th and 8th March.
Adam Pliska, the World Poker Tour President, told that for more than ten years, the world’s top poker players have visited from far and near to contend against one another as well as interact with the wonderful fans at World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star.
There are a lot of things that set this World Poker Tour main event apart from the rest of the marquee events of the tour. This is the only one to have premiums, but this is not a bounty event in the typical sense. Every table begins with at least one Shooting Star, a well known pro poker player with a premium on their head. If anyone busts a Shooting Star, they are handed with US$ 2500 as well as an autographed bounty t-shirt. Also singular to this event is the US$ 10000 bonus paid to the end-of-day chip leaders on the 1st two beginning days. » ( Read more of 101 Shooting Star Main Event of World Poker Tour Bay starts on Monday… )