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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PokerStars sign up Jason Somerville with new endorsement deal

PokerStars in spite of having left out several players it sponsored in the past few months has made a deal with Jason Somerville, poker professional, to designate him as an ambassador for its website.  It should be noted here that Somerville was earlier associated with Ultimate Poker, the Nevada based poker website. Due to the lack of enough footfalls the site closed last year.

Somerville had won a World Series Poker bracelet   in 2011, and totals a lifetime winning of $5.4 million in poker tournaments.    Somerville is a social media member and has been a livewire over there. He was also active in other platforms where he was producing contents relevant to poker.

In a statement Somerville said, “From what I had learned in the past years, relations of this kind are mostly for promoting both interests and not like the past where the poker player would be sporting a sponsor patch on him and working as a walking billboard for the other party.”   He also said that these are no more return of investment deals for the poker website. Continue reading “PokerStars sign up Jason Somerville with new endorsement deal”