Hellmuth Beats Matusow And Won L.A. Poker Classic

Phil Hellmuth got the victory over Mike Matusow in the latest game between two great minds of poker.


Hellmuth and Matusow were the last two men present at a side event of the festival of the L.A. Poker Classic. Both the players have encountered each other many times over the years. And each time they confront they give fun time to the fans.

The event is taking place in the Commerce Casino of Los Angeles. And the casino has become the place to see some quality poker action. Event as usual, in the event it features a schedule rich the two-day $1,100 buy-in Omaha 8/Stud 8 or Better.

The tournament has total 72 players and the prize pool of $72,000. The involvement of two players who are world famous in a side event with a low buy-in fee like surprised many fans and players. But, probably this was a matter of prestige and pride for Matusow and Hellmuth. Probably they want to show their proficiency in a different form of poker. Continue reading “Hellmuth Beats Matusow And Won L.A. Poker Classic”

Lesniak Announces To Fight Governor Election

Sen. Ray Lesniak filed a paperwork at New Jersey State Election Law Enforcement Commission to fight election for the post of Governor. Mr. Lesniak is the man who made all the effort for the legalization of online poker in New Jersey’s 2013.


According to NJ.com reports, Ray said, he is willing to replace outgoing Governor Chris Christie.

Mr. Lesniak said “This is a difficult battle, but I am not going to leave it, I believe that support of the people is with me, the recent election has shown that, one can go directly to the people and ask for vote if they have good reason to stand for.” Mr. Lesiak has not the only one contesting this election, but there are more than 12 people have filled the paper to contest the election of governor. Continue reading “Lesniak Announces To Fight Governor Election”

Bwin Poker In Bulgaria

PokerStars has been expanding its presence in different countries.


Being a successful online gaming venture by Amaya Gaming, PokerStars has been hitting the right buttons with licensing authorities in different countries. Its present focus is extending its presence in different countries in Europe. It should not come as a surprise that rival sites are following suit as well. For instance, bwin.party has also launched its poker service following a similar move by PokerStars in Bulgaria.

Bwin Poker has been successful in getting a license to have an online poker site in this country, second to PokerStars. The latter has been following up with licensing authorities and getting their sites operational in countries like Bulgaria and Portugal. Bwin had a license to open an online site for poker in Bulgaria but that was prior to regulations that came into effect. As a result the license had to be renewed as the old license was not valid anymore. Continue reading “Bwin Poker In Bulgaria”

Phil Galfond Launches Poker Room

Phil Galfond has launched a new venture, an online poker room which is his latest venture which is not supported by any established gaming business.


It is not his first website as he founded Run it Once as a training site for poker. This site is well known among the gaming community, but it remains anonymous in general. He has a lot of ambition and intelligence for someone who is 31 years of age. After having launched the training site, the latest venture is definitely a challenge in which he hopes to succeed.

The plans are open and are advertised on several poker forums. Many poker players have also stated their support for his site. However, there are several challenges in setting up an online poker room that he will have to overcome. There will also be certain compromises that need to be made. For instance, he had opposed the VIP scheme that had been launched by PokerStars. It could be that his plan to launch the online poker room is a retaliation effort that he does not want to make evident. Continue reading “Phil Galfond Launches Poker Room”

Germany may introduce new online gaming regime

It was just in February when the Court of Justice for the European Union ruled against the restrictive online gaming regulations of Germany that would likely need a total overhaul of the nation’s gaming lawmaking.

It seems that several important players are already responding to this news, as previous week in Berlin the topic was talked about in detail at German Association of Internet Businesses symposium.
As per GamingLaw.eu, the tournament was attended by a huge array of stakeholders that includes media and industry representatives, politicians, academics and legal experts. A lot of the stakeholders agreed to the fact that a total overhaul was needed with several favoring a proposal by Peter Beuth, the Hesse Minister-President that includes a reasonable tax rate on gross gaming revenues as well as a removal of v on the amount of licenses.

The proposal is conceived to be similar to the gaming authorities in Germany’s state of Schleswig-Holstein that has been which has been approved by the European Union.

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Golden Gates Casino: Regional Champ Bobby Sanoubane gets the lead on Day 1C

Mid-States Poker Tour Golden Gates Casinos starting flight drew in two-hundred-twenty-three entrants to Black Hawk in Colorado.

With Day 1A’s 126 as well as 1B’s 161, that contributed the total field up to five-hundred-ten entries  a brand new record for the stop  and produced a US$ 494700 prize pool that absolutely blotted out the US$ 200000 guarantee.
After sixteen levels of play, only forty players bagged chips with Bobby Sanoubane, Colorado guiding the way with 466000, ahead of both Day 1B chip leader Derek McMaster with 450000 and Day 1A’s leader Ross Reichert with 357500.
Back in week, Golden Gates Casino arranged a $360 buy-in US$ 100000 guaranteed MSPT Regional event that drew in 770 players. Sanoubane, who fired 4 bullets in Main Event, took down that event for US$ 33000 after a 6-way chop. If there is such a thing as home field vantage in poker, Sanoubane owns it this time.

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