After tying knot Natasha Barbour and Jason Mercier (Player of poker) have become the premier power couple of poker.
They have met since long and in 2016 during the World Series of Poker, Mercier proposed Barbour for marriage and she said yes. On 20th
November they both got married and became the most powerful couple of poker.
Mercier has five World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and one EPT title. While, Barbour has one WSOP Circuit Ring with appearances in two WSOP final tables. Combined, both have the earning of 18.5 million Dollars. After marriage, they not only have become the premium power couple, but also have created the history.
Both the poker players have a great winning history Mercier being a consistent threat to so many players is champ of the high stakes tour and on the other hand Barbour has proven herself in poker and is among the top female players. In last two WSOP, Barbour finished as runner-up and third. It is also expected that she will be the next woman to win an open – field bracelet. Continue reading →
The PokerNews Cup was a new event held in North America this year.
It was organized at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. At this event Ryan Van Sanford was the lucky one to claim the title. He won the event as well as won the prize money of $68,676. Being 23 years of age, he comes in from the state of Colorado. He played between 120 players at the tournament, which was a $2,150 buy-in format. His overall earnings in tournaments have gone up to $900,000 as a result.
Van Sanford was able to defeat Dominic Picnic who was the chip leader on day one. The battle between them lasted for about 45 minutes. Van Sanford moved at all when Picnic revealed that he was holding A of Hearts and 2 of Diamonds and raised the stakes to 150,000. Picnic then made the call and that put an end to his participation. All the chips were then moved to Van Sanford. Van Sanford was definitely elated with the win. Continue reading →
Terrence Chan, the high-stakes cash game player, was the champ in a mixed martial art battle previous month in Manila, his 6th career battle in his quest to 1 day compete in Ultimate Fighting Championship. Terrence is now 6-0.
Chan, who weighed in around hundred and twenty five pounds but also battles at hundred-thirty-five, took no harm in his speedy submission win, a tear under the banner of World Series of Fighting Global, that as per him, is regarded either the number two and number three mixed martial art promotion after the UFC.
In spite of his full-time MMA developing, the thirty-five year old still competes hard at World Series of Poker in Sin City Las Vegas. Still, he is looking for his 1st bracelet, but he does have thirty cashes there lifetime as well as over US$1 million in lifetime event earnings. Continue reading →
No matter which type of Omaha poker you get engage in, you can get tournaments and cash games every day of the week. With their recent popularity explosion, you only have to drive to your local casino or card room to be in a game. Whether you are an advanced player or a novice, Omaha game is there for you.
At the Hollywood Park Casino in California, Corey Silver, the Tournament Director, created the only Big O (5-card Omaha) event in Los Angeles. The weekly US$ 2500 guarantee event took place on Saturdays at 3 pm features a US$ 60 buy-in for ten thousand chips as well as one US$ 60 rebuy for fifteen thousand chips.
Players play fiften minute levels. A US$5 event food voucher or US$10 cash game food voucher legitimate the same day till midnight is a great benefit for the players. The event players get a double jackpot slip good for just that day.
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The Global Poker Index has been doing a commendable job in ranking players at the global and national levels in the last few years.
Most players who make it to the 300-best release list are from the US, Canada and England. On the release list dated 26th February 2015, Dylan Wilkerson who is based in the US was ranked 70th, previously he occupied the 56th place and had 2546.19 points. The rankings disseminated by the GPI are highly imperative references that are used by sponsoring sites to pick the best from the multitude. Similarly, featuring in the list cements the reputation of the poker players as they are depicted as vibrant and determined. Wilkerson is not a new figure, he was first spotted at the WSOP in 2007 in a $1,500 NLHE where he finished 25th to walk away with $18,644.
He reappeared in the 2010 World Series of Poker $1,500 NLHE Event #30 where he placed 60th to take home $7,821 and later in the WSOP’s circuit event Regional Championship in Rincon finishing 8th to get $30,397. Continue reading →