Joe Kuether is poised to become a top-notch player

Poker unlike other gambling ramifications where luck may control the outcome wholly depends on skills. Players who have sharpened their skills by playing multiple tournaments gain the edge as aptitude leads to a win in poker, unless you are doing something improperly. Nevertheless, there are as many players with average skills in every part of the world. Thus, many players who are determined but not excellent may end up being eclipsed though raking in plethora earnings in the process. Joe Kuether has had his experience in the murky waters but the losses have not left him forlorn always as there is always latitude to earn in poker, cashes, side bets and money finishes.

In tandem with the Global Poker Index results disseminated on 26th February 2015 Player of the Year, he was ranked 14th, up from his 15th place earlier with 3213.16 GPI points. His first covered event was in the World Series of Poker $1,500 NLHE Event #43 where he ranked 249th to rake in a meager $2,992 in 2012. (more…)

American Jean-Robert F. Bellande deserves a thumbs-up for his accomplishments

Poker has in the past been a hot topic that has divided stakeholders into diametrical camps, critics and enthusiasts. For the skeptics, poker is no different from other gambling games that pose the threat of addiction among others.

On the other hand, enthusiasts tout poker as a lucrative avenue that does not discriminate players and is poised to confer earnings and recognition for the most determined players. The US until the events of the Black Friday in April 2011 was a poker player nurturing hub but continues to do so after the federal government mollified its rules for the game. There are many players who are American-based and have played excellently as to leave an indelible mark. Jean-Robert F. Bellande is among them and is a frequent player at the WSOP and other notable tournaments.

Bellande attained public exposure when he was playing at the World Series of Poker tournament where he placed 3rd o collect a prize of $210,900 in 2005. His distinction in poker is ascribable to his overtly aggressive table approach that he leans on in televised tournaments. On that year, he also ousted John Phan to clinch the grand prize at the Winnin’ o’ the Green Event where he took home $148,000. (more…)

Michael Newhouse is among Poker Greatest Players

In the 2014 World Series of Poker $10,000 NHLE, the final table could not lack a US player like in earlier events.

This year saw Michael Newhouse proceed to the ultimate stage. The US boasts an oasis of latent talent in the poker industry; this has been demonstrated by the excellent performance of players who have played in the major events.

This is not the only event Newhouse has played formidably well. However, he was cast to prominence as he became the pioneer player in the November Nine finalists to have a back-to-back World Series of Poker Main Event. Though awaited for exemplary performance, Newhouse finished ninth in the 2014 WSOP NHLE where he pocketed $730,725. (more…)