The World Series of Poker is at it again in Hammond, Indiana's Horseshoe Casino as they provide a venue where some of the world's best poker players and poker amateurs meet. Old friends will meet old friends once more, and rivals for the title will battle it out again on the felt table. And amidst all these, big prizes will be won and the much coveted seat into the WSOP Championship.
The Variety of Reasons
Upon interviewing the poker players who are participating in the Horseshoe Casino's WSOP, they gave a variety of reasons.
John Waugh, a poker player who came from Oklahoma, admitted that he is there for the thrill and excitement that the tournament provides. [Read][more...]
Are you a fan of the Wildcats baseball team? If you are, then you better mark October 15 on your calendars as this is your time to help your favorite team. You only have to have two things with you — money and your poker skills.
Date and Time
October 15, 2009, Thursday, is going to be the date of the annual poker tournament that benefits the Wildcats baseball team. The said poker tournament will be held at the Peppermill Hotel Casino in Reno, Las Vegas. Registration starts at 6 o'clock in the evening in conjunction with a complementary cocktail hour. The tourney will start at exactly 7 o'clock in the evening until 11 o'clock of the same day. [Read][more...]
If there is one thing to be said about the issue of whether or not video poker should be legalized or banned is that Illinois is going to reap the benefits of allowing video poker in allowed establishments.
Right now, owners of establishments as well as the players are eagerly waiting for the arrival of the video poker machines. This will mean a lot of things to the people of Illinois, of course. For one, players will get the chance to win some extra bucks, and the owners of the establishments will also reap in the profits from the said machine. Two, the revenues taken from the video poker industry will go to Illinois' Capital Plan's funds. [Read][more...]
It was in 2005 that Harrah's Interactive Entertainment purchased the right to be the host casino of the World Series of Poker, and this big move only made the major poker series all the more popular as it attracted not only poker pros from the United States but from all over the world as well. Now, the WSOP is considered as one of the leading poker tournaments.
From Las Vegas to London to the International Stage
The WSOP really saw a big increase in its number of players annually, and from the United States, the poker tournament has now reached London. And like its predecessor, WSOP Europe is also attracting hundreds of poker player worldwide, including some of the biggest names in the poker world. [Read][more...]
Patrik Antonius is in big trouble due to an overly eager fan of his posing as him on Twitter. The poser has been posting false remarks about other players Patrik has played with. Doyle Brunson, a fellow poker player has been offended by these tweets the fake Patrik has been posting on twitter. Of course, Patrik then turned to coinflip.com to clear his name.
The Good and the Bad Side of Fans
Fans, of course, are great. [Read][more...]