October 18, 2013 by Keira Perivolaris with No Comments
It appears all hope is not lost for the scores of Full Tilt affiliates left in the lurch in the wake of the Black Friday shutdown in April 2011.
According to the official website for the Full Tilt Poker Claims Administration, affiliates of Full Tilt Poker will be able to submit Petitions for Remission to recover the portion of their account balances that does not relate to their Affiliate status. Previously, affiliate accounts were flagged for non-payment, regardless if the funds in the account were from affiliate or poker activity.
October 15, 2013 by Eliza Desailly with No Comments
While all eyes are currently locked in on the World Series of Poker Europe, we have to take a quick look at the impressive winner from the European Poker Tour Londons Main Event. Not only because it was a very impressive win, but it came along with a nice pay day against a solid field also. When all was said and done it was Robin Yliatlo who had to grind out the final day of action over an eight hour span to grab the victory and take home the first place pay day £560,980. When the action started, we saw Ylitalo sitting in third place with some work to do with 2.795 million chips. While sitting pretty, Jeff Rossiter was the player everyone had to catch with 5.205 million chips, and then Georgios Karakousis with 4.39 million chips.
October 14, 2013 by Keira Perivolaris with No Comments
British poker pro Chris Moorman is an online poker phenomenon in and of himself, recently reaching an unprecedented lifetime career $10 million in online poker tourney cashes. The 28-year-old has had almost 6,000 online poker cashes on PokerStars, PartyPoker, Full Tilt Poker, and the iPoker Network over the past seven years—a feat no other poker player has accomplished. Furthermore, he has 15 online poker triple crowns meaning that he’s won three online tournaments on three different sites within a week’s time 15 times throughout his career. In total, he has finished in the top three places in online poker tournaments 546 times, finishing first place 223 of those times. Moorm
October 11, 2013 by Patricia Mayers with No Comments
Clark Kent always looked ordinary when out in public. There was no hint of any powers, no sign of his athletic build, no suspicion that if anything the glasses he wore only magnified the destructive force of that eye-beam thing he had going on. But after a short stop in a telephone booth, or a quick dash down a deserted alleyway, he got the necessary lift to turn him into a superhero.
Phil Hellmuth has a similar transformative process, although he only needs to cross the threshold of a casino or tournament room to become something magnificent.
I saw him this morning on a trip to Starbucks. He had on his full battle regalia, dressed almost entirely in black, topped off by an Aria cap. But outside – out there – he looked distinctly ordinary.
October 5, 2013 by Lucas Pattison with No Comments
A lot of people are apprehensive when they first begin gambling at an online casino. Even if they have been gambling all their life, they still see playing at a casino online as a foreign experience and are hesitant to dive right in. There is no better way to get over this fear and start having fun than by taking advantage of the current promotion 888 casino is running for prospective Canadian players. If you live in Canada or have an address in Canada, 888 casino is giving you the opportunity to play free slots on their software platform. All you have to do to take part in this 888 slots promotion is to sign up, which takes hardly any time and does not ask for any sensitive personal information, than either log into the web platform or download the software platform.
September 18, 2013 by Lucas Pattison with No Comments
The 12,000 poker players who had pre-registered at WSOP.com, a real money online poker room that is slated to be launched on Thursday, could get into the online poker action two days in advance. Caesars sent these privileged players an email notification with a download link. Currently, WSOP.com offers games such as Limit and No Limit Texas Hold’em, Limit Omaha Eight or Better, Pot Limit Omaha High, Seven Card Stud Hi Low Eight or Better, and Seven Card Stud High. Ty Stewart, the executive director of WSOP, said at a conference call held on the morning of Monday, that it is exciting to see the launch of WSOP.com. WSOP.com ought to have launched early this summer, but had to first undergo Nevada’s strict software testing and licensing procedures. Nev
September 16, 2013 by Lucas Pattison with No Comments
The coming of age of a poker player is when he plays his first live tournament. Top ranked tennis professional Rafael Nadal, popularly known as Rafa, will be playing his first live tournament in December this year. Nadal is a brand ambassador for the online poker room PokerStars and will be participating under its colors. The venue is the Prague leg of the European Poker Tour. Nadal participates in the U.S. Open tennis grand slam tournament in end August and beginning September. After that it is off-season for tennis professionals till the Australian Open in January next year. This gives Nadal sufficient time to further improve on his poker skills. Nadal is training under poker coach Alfonso Cardala.