Dan Harrington

Dan Harrington is an expert poker player, best known for winning the primary occasion big showdown at the 1995 World Series of Poker. He has earned one World Poker Tour title, two WSOP arm ornaments, and in excess of six million dollars in competition trades in for cold hard currency his poker profession. He is likewise a part of the Poker Hall of Fame.

Dan Harrington initially traded in for spendable dough the World Series of Poker in 1986. The following year, in just his second WSOP money, Harrington made the last table of the Main Event. He finalized in sixth spot in the occasion which was won by Johnny Chan. Harrington’s companion and individual Mayfair Club part, Howard Lederer was likewise at this last table, finalizing in fifth spot.

Wearing his notorious green Boston Red Sox jersey, Dan Harrington is reputed to be a shrewd, tight-combative player, utilizing beginning hand measures that are stricter than that of the experts. That year as his principle occasion win, he likewise won an armlet in the $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em occasion for $249,000 and the Seven-card stud occasion at European Poker Open in London.

In the year 2008, he made his first presence on the television show Poker after Dark in the scene which was titled “Mayfair Club.” This competition united poker players who had played at the fanciful Mayfair Club in New York City. The different players in the competition with Harrington incorporated proficient poker players Howard Lederer, Mickey Appleman, etc.

Starting 2011, his live competition rewards surpass $6,600,000. More than 50% of his live competition spoils ($3,524,476) have taken a stab at the WSOP.

Party Poker’s Million Online Smashed $20M Guarantee: 29 Players Remain

Last year, it was announced that the party poker would get back the Million Online which had created its fame in the world of poker in the second year running. There was a lot of hype for the event for the entire year and there has been news that the bumper prize for the event which is being guaranteed is easily around $20 million.

The price that is guaranteed here is easily one of the largest in the history of poker and perhaps the largest even. After providing this guarantee, there have been a lot of new entrants to the game of poker around 4000 of them, and these generated a prize pool of close to $22,000,000. These were the events that happened during the first day.

Neymar Entered Into Final Of International Poker Tournament

The Brazilian star striker Neymar has been slammed again and again for bluffing on the football field, and this skill of this football star comes in use on his way to a different sort of competition. Neymar After being knocked out of the quarterfinals of 2018 World Cup, the most expensive footballer of the world may get his revenge while playing the poker game.

The Brazilian national team forward and Paris Saint-Germain FC had some free time during the period between the end of the World Cup and the beginning of the French Ligue 1, which he used to improve his bluffing skills and decided to make some more money. Though, he fails to reach the final of 2018 FIFA World Cup, but he managed to reach secure the final position in the High Roller BSOP tournament that held in São Paulo. This is the first time he reached to this level in his poker career. He is very excited for the same.

ecoPayz For Online Poker

There is a new e-wallet called ecoPayz in town that online poker players would benefit from knowing about.

With this new payment option launched, there are attractive amenities being offered to those who choose this payment mode. For instance, at PokerNews one can sign up for this payment account and they would get instant upgradation to Gold status. The e-wallet can make life easy with several options. It is easy for poker players online to make secure payment transactions like deposit, withdraw and transfer money. If one is playing at several poker rooms online, they will get greater benefits.

EcoPayz is not a new venture as it has existed since 2000; it has gained a trusted reputation in the market by now. Many might wonder what perks they will get if they use EcoPayz. It is an e-wallet facility that is easy to use, offers convenient foreign exchange fees as well as low transaction fees. The customer support provided by this venture is world class and for such factors Trustpilot has placed its ranking above competitor businesses like Neteller and Moneybookers. (more…)

Proposed MGM Casino In Bridgeport

MGM has announced plans for opening a casino in Connecticut.

The plan is to have a casino in Bridgeport, CT but it might become difficult for the tribes and lawmakers who might wish to prevent the opening. There is an associated problem that the Nevada gaming panel has to oversee as to recreational marijuana being offered at the casinos. Till the law regarding its circulation is finalized the plans for the new casino might not come through.

The Inside Gaming publication gained insights from MGM regarding their new casino plans and how Nevada officials are looking at the effects of recreational marijuana on the gaming industry in the state. It is also a four year anniversary of some of the online poker sites of US which is a good time to step back and see how the different casinos in Mississippi are faring. (more…)

Klein Wins WSOP $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

There is something between Loren Klein and the WSOP events that involve pot-limit Omaha.

This man has a liking for the pot-limit Omaha events and these have also shown in the results that he has achieved so far.

He was placed in the second position in the 2010 WSOP $2,500 pot-limit Omaha event. He took home the bracelet and the top prize money of $241,427 by winning the 2016$1,500 mixed no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha event. After this stupendous showing at the WSOP event, he backed it up with a second placed top tournament, earning game of $552,713 in the$10, 000 pot-limit Omaha championship. Now, after a year, he has once again won the $1,500 pot-limit Omaha event at the WSOP summer series. This gave Klein his second gold bracelet and he took home top prize money of $231,483. (more…)

Unibet Poker 2.0 Upcoming Release

Unibet Poker made news in February 2014 when it decided to migrate from the Micro gaming Poker Network.

This initiative was to launch its own poker network that would act as a standalone platform. It is powered and financed by Relax Gaming. This company that offers different kinds of online games has announced that the software Unibet Poker 2.0 would be released in the second version from December 1st.

This software was launched in its first version in August 2015 at the Unibet Open, Copenhagen by the late weeks of August 2016. The software then went into a beta testing phase and that was made available to certain players who would test run the software in order to ensure that the hard launch of the same would be successful.

There are certain differences that would be found in the second version as compared to the first. For instance, the first version was running on Adobe Air but the second version is built to run on the HTML5 web platform. (more…)

Harder Wins PokerStars Championship Bahamas Main Event

The United States poker specialist Christian Harder has become richer by $429,664 after winning the main event at the 2017 PokerStars Championship Bahamas.

This is the first PokerStars event to be held in the Bahamas and this victory to Harder came after he struck a deal with second placed fellow countryman Cliff Josephy. The third place was bagged by another American by the name Michael Vela and he ended up earning $259,980 as the prize money. The heads-up deal with Josephy paved the way for Christian Harder to win the six-handed final table.

The final day started at noon and it soon became five-handed with Rasmus Glaesel bidding goodbye after losing in the seventh hand to Josephy. The next player took a long time to go and he battled for almost seven hours. This player was Michael Gentili who started the final day with the most number of chips in hand. He had played for 99 hands after the exit of Rasmus before bowing out of the event in the 106th total hand. He won $140,940 for the fifth place finish.   (more…)

Mercier Plays Tournament After Marriage

We often hear stories of how pro players are friends off the tables in poker tournaments.

Hence it should come as no surprise that Jason Mercier and Natasha had found love while playing at the different poker tournaments and meets. Indeed, poker events are great venues to meet new people. As most poker events are arranged over extended weekends, you get to meet several new people and spend time with them in the different activities and events that are usually arranged in festivals and tournaments. Many people have found friends and acquaintances over such events.

Jason and Natasha culminated their friendship in marriage about a week back. The venue of their marriage was in South Florida. They were, however, already registered to participate in the main event of Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open tournament. There were about 760 entries in total and both of them made it to the final four tables. The buy in was about the amount $3500. Both the Merciers were unable to make it further in the event and they finished in 35th and 36th positions respectively. (more…)

California racing might reap US$ 60 million if Internet poker becomes legal

The California state horse racing might attract US$ 60 million yearly through lawmaking that would allow Internet poker as well as compensate racing for the loss of scoop online gambling.

At present, horse racing is the only type of legal online gaming in the state that would alter with the development of legitimated Internet poker. The US$ 60 million would be broken initially between horsemen and racetracks, in the form of purses.

An update on the statute law was part of an hour-long demonstration of racing effects acquitted at Los Alamitos later on Saturday by Nick Coukos, the Thoroughbred Owners of California president. Other things talked before a little bunch trainers and owners included off-track stabling, the distro of profit from account betting, the development of little-satellites in Southern California, and purse profit from Santa Anita.

The Internet poker legislation would let Internet poker permissions to be handed in the state, and orders that raceways must get recompense of approximately US$ 60 million each year from license bearers.


PCA US$ 25000 High Roller: Dustin Johns tops stacked pack on Day 1

We all know that the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure US$ 25000 High Roller is one of the most stacked tournaments of the year. This year is also not different at all. Following the Day 1, US player Dustin Johns guide the path with 298100 in chips. He was followed by World Poker Tour champs Olivier Busquet and Jared Jaffee. The 1st day of this tournament attracted a total of two-hundred-fourteen participants, with late registration open till the beginning of Day 2.
Olivier, who also got hold of the €50000 Super High Roller at the EPT Barcelona for €896434 in the year 2014 after defeating his good buddy Daniel Colman heads up, had a stellar day and he bag up 257400 while he is in planning for a 6-figure MMA match against JC Alvarado.
Brian Yoon, the 2 time WSOP bracelet winner got 294000 after having held the chip lead for most of the day. Brian defeated Georgios Sotiropoulos with queens to ace-king, and after that put him at the top. Faraz Jaka, who ended 3rd in the PCA Main Event in the year 2012, ended with 254900, whereas 4-time WPT chap Marvin Rettenmaier will have 190,100 to Day 2.