Colin Gillon from Scotland bagged the highest ever poker tournament money of his career when he reached to the top. He was the last player in the 2018 PartyPoker LIVE Irish Poker Masters Main Event of this season. The field had a total of 857 entrants and each one paid €1,150 after leaving €121, 75 overlay towards the guaranteed prize pool of € 1 million. Many renowned and skilled players tried to get their way into the cash places. Some of them include David Docherty, Bob Tait, Paul McTaggart, John O’Shea, and Wilhelmine Connolly. The 9 players who reached to the final table were eligible for a 5 figure score. As far as Marc Sloan is concerned, he achieved 9th place and earned €10,000. It was his highest cash he had earned in his career and Czech Soucek bagged 8th place with €13,000 cash.
Michael Cooney was the next one followed by George Stoddart and Dermot Blain, who earned €36,000. It was his highest live poker event cash after his €5,300 EPT Grand Final 8 Handed tournament for €200,900 in 2014. Shaun Hegarty and Michael Plichta were the other casualties and Hegarty’s exit sent the tournament to the heads-up stage. John McGill has performed brilliantly in the past and his ultimate results so far were €675 haul as he finished 5th
in 2009 Mini WSOP in Dublin. He lost the battle with the highly skilled Gillon and accumulated a huge €115,000 score. The man of the hour was none other than Gillon as he netted himself a sum of €175,000. It was almost twice the overall earnings in his live poker career. This was indeed the best achievement for Gillon as he made it to the top and showed his best poker performance ever.
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The Playground Winter Festival is all set to start and the action is heating up for its 2018 Edition. The festival is taking place this year at the Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake; it is just outside of Montreal. The festival is comprised of 17 events and it will continue for over 18 days, the festival of 2018 is certain to warm things up by offering the winning amount of over $1,000,000. This is the guaranteed prize pool and it is guaranteed between about 14th January to 31st of January.
The kickoff event of the festival – a $135 + $25 NL Hold’em Next-Day Re-entry is now open and boasts an impressive Guarantee of $100,000. The tournament is also a bonus to the community as the fee of $25 “rake” is not a normal one – this amount taken during the tournament will be given to local charitable initiatives as a donation.
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In India, the Poker is a growing very fast and becoming popular among different age groups, be it among a bunch of colleagues, a group of college-goers or on the Internet. And this is the reason that India has become the hot target for many poker firms.
Say for e.g. recently PokerBaazi.com, the Indian online poker website made history in early October by launching the tournament ‘The MoneyMaker’ – this was the online poker tournament and it offered the prize pool of INR 1 crore. The tournament created a stir in industry of poker in India, and also stood as a benchmark for the poker tournament. Now, the game is being enjoyed by many.
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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
Professional games are more in number. Playing many games will not give you any satisfaction, but only when you play the game which you like, you will find the soul satisfaction. At the same time, you may get some techniques known which can get implemented while playing the game.
Such implementation of tactics can help you get the game go on the right path yielding the benefits, one such game is Poker where you need to be little technical. Professional Pokers are numerous, where Peter East Gate is much familiar for holding a bracelet in WSOP. Peter East Gate was born on December 13th 1985 in Denmark. This player was much special as he turned to be the youngest player to win the event by 2008, when he was just 22. But, this was even surpassed by Joe Cada by 2009.
Holding WSOP in age 22:
He was introduced to this Poker game by his classmates, he attended Aarhus University where he wished to learn Economics, but he dropped from the University to play the game Poker. Peter turned winning the bracelet which is much important to him, it was by the year 2008 World Series of Poker where he defeated Demidov. By winning this bracelet, Peter turned winning the WSOP in the age 22 itself, whereby breaking the record of Phil Hellmuth who won this game, when he was in the age of 24. Before this WSOP, Peter involved in live tournaments included a very money finish in 2008 European Poker Tour Event and also a final table finish at 2007 Irish Poker Open. By the year 2010, he finished in the 5th place in the NBC Heads-Up Championship. Also, his biggest win was at the 2007 Paddy Power Irish Open. Peter also came 2nd in the 2009 London EPT.
She was taught into the game at an early age by her family who played Cuban Poker each Sunday night and was at long last permitted into the game at the age of sixteen. A fascinating and promising begin to Lily’s poker profession.
In a 2006 web article entitled Top 10 Attractive Women in poker, Lily Elviro, was appraised as the eighth most attractive. This is something that keeps her in front of the male players.
Since 2004, twenty-something beauties have been playing professionally. Reputed to be Mrs. Grinder in light of the fact that she is wedded to top poker expert Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, she acted like an adult in a family that reveled in betting and cards and has been playing poker games and set to money joints since she was a kid. In the year 2006, she gained $9,624 by completing third in the WPT Finals, and in 2005 she finalized 27th in the World Poker Tour World Poker Challenge, winning $10,350.
Elviro, who has three children with her spouse and whose legitimate name is currently Aidiliy Lily Mizrachi, is a given mother and a cutting-edge proficient poker player. Elviro and her spouse met when they were both merchants at the Seminole Indian clubhouse – obviously a hotspot for poker players to prepare themselves up and pick up a few abilities! They live with their trio of youngsters, Paul, Julie and Joseph, in Hollywood, Fl. This is one family that must be one of the best potential applicants to generate a second era proficient poker player, hence do pay special care to any more Mizrachis passing through the ranks in the future.
Aidiliy Elviro was born on August twelfth, 1977, the poker expert now known basically as Lily Elviro was bound to be a poker player. Truth be told, her mother must be hurried from a Florida clubhouse keeping in mind the end goal to conceive her.
Lily’s family wanted to bet, and they might regularly play Cuban Poker together and take outings to Indian club in Southern Florida. When she was mature enough, Lily dropped out of secondary school and began managing cards at the different Florida club counting the Seminole Casino in Hollywood, Florida.