WSOP Circuit Opening Event Draws A Massive Crowd

The good news is that the WSOP is now back in the Czech Republic at King’s Casino. The Circuit events have always been successful everywhere they go and players have always descended on Rozvadoc. Like always, the opening event did see a large crowd which was indeed a good start. On the first day of the Opening Event, the players lined up to give it their best shot to become the champion of the tournament. The total number of participants suddenly shot up to 346 just before the action was about to take place. In a post on social media just before the game was to start, Kings Casino stated that there were 245 entries on day 1 in €300k Opening Event, with 47 qualifiers for final total entries till now. David Taborsky was the new cheerleader.

As far as buy-in is concerned, it was priced at €299 and 45 players utilized the opportunity of re-buy option to keep the poker battle on. The lead-off event is the only one in the series to provide a WSOP Circuit gold ring and that is like a full incentive for some of multiple entree fees. The Opening Event was almost being wrapped up and Martin Kabrhel, the Czech player took the gold ring along with the top prize money of $62,993. Josef Gulas, the fellow countryman followed Martin, who achieved $38,312. Andreas Loesche from Germany won the third place.
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German Based Poker Player “RKOoutofNWHR” Receives Big During 888poker XL

The weekend managed to move up the heat regarding online poker tournament which is called as XL Blizzard and offer immense of the exciting game for the participants in various tournaments. The delightful events in the schedule of the online festival took place since 888poker announced about the structure which was XL Blizzard #10 – $200,000 Tune Up. Due to large and guaranteed prize pool as well as the striking first-place prize, the event brought together the largest number of participants and saved various hours of the most exciting play for all, particularly for winner “RKOoutofNWHR”.

To be meticulous, players who wanted to move at the top position on the leader board required to play for at least thirteen hours for making their way via huge crowd. Due to alluring payouts for one of the best, there were 1,027 players who were formally registered. The things were started with first entry level, which includes 352 re-buys, which resultantly brought the entries up to 1,379. This is made clear that the total live pool is self-sufficient and it also became clear that it has moved the dedicated funds.
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APT Joined Hand With Geutebruck Korea Inc To Schedule Events

The Asian Poker Tour (APT) has signed a fresh two-year agreement with Geutebruck Korea Inc (GK) to organize several poker tournaments at the poker rooms of latter in South Korea, such as at Paradise Casino Walkerhill in Seoul, and the Incheon based Paradise City, close to the main international airport serving the capital of the country.


Under the agreement, some of the confirmed poker tournaments scheduled for 2018 include: APT Korea Seoul at Paradise Casino Walkerhill, this will take place from June 15 to 24; and the APT Korea Incheon which will take place at Paradise City, and will be organized from August 10 to 19, 2018.

The Paradise Casino Walkerhill (PCW) is run by operator of South Korean casino, Paradise Co Ltd. And the casino, Paradise City – opened on 20th of April 2017 – is a result of the venture of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc., the Japanese pachinko operator and Paradise Co. At both the properties, the casinos are for foreigners exclusively.
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Powerfest By Partypoker

There is a Powerfest scheduled worth $35 million by partypoker that is coming up.

It will start on the first weekend of September and it will have 330 events with the aforementioned amount as guarantee in each. This Powerfest schedule was revealed by party poker recently and those who regularly take part in online tournaments will surely be interested. There would be about 330 tournaments and hence, the schedule will run from 3rd to 24th September.

For those who are new to Powerfest, it is a series of online poker tournaments that was launched last year and proved to be a success. This year it has more events under its fold and its stature has grown as well. Last year this series was launched in the month of February and the guarantee sum was around $5 million. The same year the tournament returned and had a prize pool of the guaranteed sum of $7.8 million. By September 2016 the prize pool amount reached ten million. Continue reading “Powerfest By Partypoker”

Lepik Wins Unibet Open, Copenhagen

Kaarel Lepik from Estonia had an epic battle in the Heads-up of the Unibet Open Copenhagen’s main event and went on to win it.

He entered the Copenhagen Circuit along with 5 other players who were looking to get a qualification to play the main event. He was the only player from the group of six to qualify for the main event and to finally make it to the top. He had a really fierce battle with Sigurd Carlsson and overcame his opponent from the Faroe Islands after trailing him for a long time in the heads-up.

Peter Harkes, the 2011 Unibet Copen Riga winner, was also at the final table and was looking to bid for his second Unibet Open title. But, he had to finally settle for the third place. The chip leader of the final day, Monica Vaka, did not have a good showing at the final table and had to settle for the seventh place. If she was able to show the poker form that she displayed to become the chip leader, she would have become the first female to ever win the Unibet Open title Continue reading “Lepik Wins Unibet Open, Copenhagen”

Ukrainian poker Yevgeniy Timoshenko

The Ukrainian poker Yevgeniy Timoshenko was not at the top of his game at the 2017 Aussie Millions Event.

He had to succumb to a defeat at the hands of Finnish poker Samuli Sipila, who does not have the kind of experience that Tymoshenko has. The Ukrainian had a huge advantage over Sipila in terms of game experience. But, this experience came to no avail as he was not able to get the better of the eventual winner at the side event. The event was the Pot Limit Omaha and this is getting popular among both poker players and fans alike. The buy-in for this event was a huge amount and it was $2,500. This was pretty high for any player.

The prize pool was AUD$283, 500 as there were 126 players who took part in the event. The event saw a lot of popular and known players taking part and the prize money were distributed among the top 15 players. Phil Laak took part in the event and finished in the 9th place and took home AUD$8, 505. Continue reading “Ukrainian poker Yevgeniy Timoshenko”