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48th Edition Of WSOP To Start On May 30th

Las Vegas is gearing up for the 48th annual World Series of Poker event.


It is set to start on 30th May. This year’s edition will be held over 49 days and there are as many as 74 WSOP gold bracelet events to be held during this period. The events will be held over a wide range of poker formats. The players and the organizers are looking forward to a wonderful season of the WSOP event this year too.

The main event of the World Series of Poker will commence on the 8th of July. The tournament organizers are looking for about 7,000 players to pay up the entry fee of $10,000 for the event. They are looking to make this one of the biggest prize pools and the richest prize in sport. (more…)

Phil Helmuth And His Autobiography

Phil Helmuth is often termed as the Poker Brat affectionately.


He has several claims to fame. For instance, he has claimed his stake to a world champion title. He has won the World Series of Poker bracelet several times. Having been inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame and become a bestselling author as per New York Times, he has now added a new feather to his cap of accomplishments. Phil Hellmuth Jr. has now taken up the new challenge of being an autobiographer.

This new challenge should not be too hard for him as he has penned several weeks’ articles, even hundreds over a decade. He has become a columnist of the syndicated category. With many poker books under his credit as well as the bestseller Play Poker Like the Pros, he is definitely no stranger as to how to pen another book. However, it is going to be a more personal attempt this time. The new book will showcase how he faced several hard times in his life. Poker Brat is the last book that he has penned from his home in Palo Alto. He states that he had a hard time in high school. He not only struggled with the grades, but also with his physical appearance. Having warts on both hands as well as on the outside made him feel physically handicapped as well. (more…)

Have Detailed Information On Benjamin Lamb And His Success Story

In many manners, this WSOP is going to create a history.  Many of the poker stars are desirous to say Good Bye to poker.

Official retirements will be announced in respect of different players.  As far as the close matches of poker stars are concerned, this championship will be the last international meet for many of them.  A big fan following as well as playing amount is increased after few days.  The entry of more than 55 poker stars has been confirmed.

Special lawyers are involved with the gambling agencies and only the official entry of few players is not harassing.  The investor must have the calibre of facing any loss in between.  It is better to ascertain the possibilities of every match and reserve your seat in appropriate venue.  All the casinos are designed with popular and conventional decoration.  The traditional most Roulette game of the casinos has been represented with good theme and all the players are arranged with such a better order.  Lamb was born in 1985 and got all his professional poker training in Oklahoma.   The first ever WSOP bracelet was awarded to him during the championship of 2011 and since then he never turned back.  All the contemporaries of Lamb also take some precautions against playing him because his cleverness and quick mental pickup to judge the move of opponent is god gifted. (more…)

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…)