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Russia To Host First Partypoker LMN

Sochi Casino and Resort in collaboration with the Poker Club Management is holding the Million Nation Event (MNE) of Partypoker at Sochi in Russia.


This is the first MNE of Partypoker and it is going to take place in Russia. Partypoker has made all types of announcement with regards to the same.

Like the Partypoker launched its tours last week, the LIVE and LIVE National, the casino announced that it will open its door to the public on 20 January 2017.

The Million National of Partypoker that will take place in Sochi will have a buy-in of $1,100 buy-in. It will offer $1 million prize pool and Partypoker has given the guarantee for it. It will offer $200,000 prize amount to the player who stood in the first place.

If combined both live and online elements, then schedule for the same will go this way. Out of five opening days, the first two will take place online. It will take place on Partypoker online platform on 12 March 19 March 2017 respectively. Three opening days of last will take place at the resort and casino of Sochi. The event will take place on 24 March, 25 March and 26 March respectively. (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…)

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…)