Amaya’s chairman looking to take largest online poker company

Amaya’s CEO and chairman is looking to take the largest online poker company of the world about 18 months after it got hold of PokerStars for $4.9 billion. David Baazov along with a bunch of investors declared on Monday that their interest in paying US$ 21 per share in cash, forty per cent above Friday’s closing amount.
Recently, a news release issued in Baazov’s name said that the main form and structure of the transaction have not been determined, and no discussions have commenced between Mr. Baazov and Amaya with respect to any particular transaction.
It stated that there is no guarantee that dealing would go on or be reasoned out. A same statement issued by the board of directors of the company stated that a committee of independent directors would critique any formal offers by Baazov or others.
The proclamations prompted a soar up in Amaya’s stock price that peaked Monday at $19.75 on the Toronto Stock Exchange — the most since 24th December. In later dealing, Amaya (TSX:AYA) stock fell back to close up US$ 3.01 or 20% at $18.

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Hollywood Poker Open Columbus starting on May 14 and 10 Featured Events await players

Ok, get ready for the final stop of Hollywood Poker Open Season 3, before the season ends with the M Resort Casino Spa in Las Vegas sponsored Championship Event.
Hollywood Poker Open Columbus will be hosted by Hollywood Casino, Columbus, Ohio and it run from May 14 to May 25. There are 10 HPO permitted “featured” events in a total of 32 scheduled events. The occasion will be also graced by HPO ambassador and 2003 World Series Poker Main Event winner Chris Moneymaker. Of course, the team from PokerNews Live will be in attendance to capture the action live from the Regional Main Event, and report in our blog live.
The Editor in Chief Donnie Peters of PokerNews said, “HPO Columbus is the last stop before the season ends and it offers players an opportunity to qualify for the Las Vegas Championship Event. It also boasts a guarantee of $100,000 prize pool and the prospect of playing with Chris Moneymaker the 2003 WSOP Main Event champion. So what else would you want?”
HPO Columbus was won by Joey Couden last year, who neutralized the 7-1 chip disadvantage before he took the top prize of $60,827. There were 126 entrants that the tournament attracted which was also a HPO record then, and also generated prize pool money worth $202,754. At that time it was a $1,800 buy-in for the Main Event, but the season-3 offers an affordable $1,115 buy-in which is cheaper and is likely to attract a larger field than the last season.

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Charlie Carrel, just 21 Wins €1,114,000 in EPT11 Grand Final €25K High Roller Event

21 year old Charlie won the 2015 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino EPT Grand €25,000 High Roller and the prize money of €1.114 million for first place. The tournament drew a total of 215 entries consisting of 159 Day 1 entries and three day 2 entries, along with 53 reentries.

The later comprised of 42 reentries on Day 1 and 11 reentries on Day 2. A total of €5,267,500 was generated for the pool and it all came to an end with Charlie’s Friday night win.

The success of the first €25K, was the biggest of Carrel, but this is not the only one he had won. Carrel headed the field consisting 212 entries back in November, and won the 2014 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Grand Final and earned £108,625. Only a couple of months ago, he also won €183,800 when he finished at the fifth place in EPT Malta €10,000 High Roller.

Carrel confessed that in the last five months he had been living out the suitcase. When asked what his next plans are, he told that it is going to celebration with friends in a town which is not decided yet. Carrel also came up that the win was not all of his own and he is also planning to participate in the $111,111 One Drop event of 2015 World Series of Poker. His face was with a huge smile when he said that he was highly excited to spend some of the winnings on his friends. Continue reading Charlie Carrel, just 21 Wins €1,114,000 in EPT11 Grand Final €25K High Roller Event

50 Players Play in Super High Roller Bowl

ARIA Resort and Casino is rumoured to be host of the 2015 Super High Roller Series which will start from 27th June to 4th July 2015. As well as the Series, there will also be a big buy-in tournament worth $500,000, that will be called the Super High Roller Bowl.

It is expected that the event will be full of players as more than 50 of poker’s biggest stars are expected to be participate in to this event – poker players like Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Brian Rast, Erik Seidel, Phil Galfond, and Issac Haxton are all signed up to play into this event. Continue reading 50 Players Play in Super High Roller Bowl

Byron Kaverman is handsome and charming player of poker

A person from Cleveland has won total $4,208,868 casino winning is his whole career. He has started playing from 2008 and his game is improving as per expectations and he is learning from his every match.

He is Playing better than every match. Total career title he won is 4.total 60 career cashes was won by him. He was at 25th rank in poker player of the year 2015 and he gain 1400 points in this. He is very graceful player of the poker.

He has played in almost every series of poker and performed very well. In World Series of poker he won total $437,653 winnings and cashes were 17 he won. He won $1,190,746 in world poker tour total cashes he won was 13. And he went through 3 final tables in this series. He has won total $7,006 winnings in European poker tour and 2 cash in this series. He doesn’t win any bracelet in World Series of poker and even championships also in world poker tour and European poker tour. He is placed at 25th in poker player of the year and total winning was $914,543. Continue reading Byron Kaverman is handsome and charming player of poker