In Las Vegas Now Luxor Casino Is To Close Its Poker Room

By the end of the June, the poker supply in Las Vegas will get a little thinner as the Luxor has decided to close its room.


The main casino corridor of Nevada will lose one more poker room when the Luxor will close its nine-table room. It will close the room on June 18 2017. The move is the follow up of the move of Monte Carlo who shut its poker room in April 2017. It is also the property of MGM.

So far, twenty two poker rooms have been closed in Las Vegas within the span of six years. Now the Sin City has three dozen poker rooms.

The closing of poker room of Luxor will leave the Strip area of Las Vegas with 260 tables and 18 rooms of poker. In 2007, in Nevada, it was the poker boom height in terms of the market size; there were a combined 396 tables and 26 Strip poker rooms. Continue reading In Las Vegas Now Luxor Casino Is To Close Its Poker Room

Negreanu And Hellmuth In Boxing Ring

Will Daniel Negreanu beat Phil Hellmuth in the match of boxing? This might sound strange question to you, but Negreanu wants to people’s opinion on this.


Negreanu is a player who is most vocal and often involves in Twitter rants, polls and conversations with his fan and followers.

In recent instances, Negreanu is going to post a hand decision to gauge the thoughts of people. However, on 21st February the player wanted to know if his followers and fan people would bet on him for the boxing match that he is going to have against Hellmuth.

The question posted by per Negreanu on his twitter account is:

  • Headgear would be worn.
  • 3X3 minute rounds.
  • The boxing fight will take place “tomorrow”.
  • Negreanu Gets the Decision Win.

Total 12,177 followers participated in the poll and of which 57% participants say they are ready to bet their money on Negreanu.

The boxing match between both poker players is an informal game and Negreanu takes the matter as a joke twitted that the last full three rounds the Poker Brat would be a 20-1 dog. Continue reading Negreanu And Hellmuth In Boxing Ring

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

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