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”

PokerStars Rewards Program Changes

Those who are regular players at PokerStars will be interested to know the kind of rewards program changes that the company is announcing for the coming year.


Indeed, PokerStars rules the roost when it comes to online poker rooms and its rewards programs make all the difference.

The changes that would be introduced were announced about a week back and it has intimated its customers through email notifications to that effect. There was a post on the same topic that was published on the blog on the site in October. There are certain important changes that are worth noting. For instance, StarsCoin will be earned by all players including games like Full Tilt and poker games. One can also earn StarsCoin when they play casino action or indulge in sports wagering. There are other changes to note such as those who play high volumes or those who keep inactive accounts. Supernova is a status that would be achieved monthly and to achieve the same one would need to earn VPPs to the amount of 10,000. Continue reading “PokerStars Rewards Program Changes”

Merging Of Casinos In $1.7B

There was an announcement made this week about Eldorado Resorts acquiring the Isle of Capri Casinos in a deal which is $1.7 billion worth.


The merger is inclusive of long term debt of $929 million of Isle of Capri along with its subsidiaries as stated by the companies. After the transaction gets completed, Eldorado will reap benefits through high geographic and operational diversity as there will be inclusion of 13 casino resorts in its portfolio. This would be applicable for 20 properties in total in 10 states. Eldorado has already been operating several casinos between Nevada, Reno and West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The revenues would have been around $1.8 billion if the revenue from the companies is combined together in 12 months before July.

The purchase of Isle of Capri will certainly mean a transformation in terms of growth opportunity for Eldorado. It is indeed an important milestone towards the achievement of long term strategies for expansion of gaming platform as per the CEO of Eldorado. Gary Carano also said that the company has created best value for their shareholders in the last 2 years. The Eldorado Resorts will expand eventually from what it was. From 2 fully owned properties along with 50 percent interest in the 3rd property in 2 markets in 2014 to around 20 properties in 10 different states soon after the completion of the transaction. Continue reading “Merging Of Casinos In $1.7B”

The Bygone Era Of Poker: Stan Schrier Reflects on WSOP Final Table 2001

Unless you did not belong to the pre-poker boom era, there is no reason for you to know Stanley Schrier. He is the game’s elder statesman, and also the participant member of the greatest final table in the history of World Series of Poker Main Events. The table also included legendry Phil Hellmuth, Carlos Mortensen and Mike Matusow among others.

It was 2001 and the Binion’s Horseshoe in Las Vegas downtown was packed with the 613 world best players. Only some years prior to the event Schrier aged 60plus relocated to Vegas after selling out his business in Omaha so that he can p lay poker here. But that was the first time he was in the WSOP. Legendry players were falling like nine pins and they included Billy Baxter, Barny Boatman, Mike Sexton, Allen Cunningham and Jim Bechtel, but Schrior was there like a rock. The field was left with just 11 players and that was the time the field los tone of the most promising and now world famous player.

Shrier said, “I knew Daniel Negreanu really well” to PokerNews recently at an Omaha poker event.  He said, he took a beating and went out which I did not know when as he was playing in another table. But some experience it was. Continue reading “The Bygone Era Of Poker: Stan Schrier Reflects on WSOP Final Table 2001”

Swede Martin Jacobson Wins $10,000,000 in the Poker Main Event of 2014 World Series

Martin Jacobson wins the $10,000,000 Poker Main Event at the 2014 World Series and the interesting part is that he has never won a big live poker tournament before. This is also one of the grudge that people had against him along with comments like that he is too quiet a type to represent the game of poker and not mention that he was the penultimate player in chips at the starting of the finable table.

Poker world was rife with these kinds of conversations in the months prior to the start of the 2014 world series of Poker Main Event Final table. The poker player from Sweden proved to be the lone player left at the table to win the WSOP gold bracelet –the first for him- and also the huge purse of $10 million for achieving the first place.

Jacob was among the three players left in the field after the return of November Nine on Monday, the other two European players namely Felix Stephensen and Jorryt van Hoof. As bad luck would have it, chip lead of van Hoof did not survive and the Dutch player was ousted being the smallest of the three stacks.  After fighting through 49 hands in a three way contest, van Hoof was shown the rail and the third place. Continue reading “Swede Martin Jacobson Wins $10,000,000 in the Poker Main Event of 2014 World Series”

Michael Mizarchi a player with great passion

Michael Mizrachi is one of the best players of poker who plays slowly and patiently. He is very passionate player of poker. Michael is very patient person. He is one of youngest player of poker. He is known by the name of The Grinder n poker world. He has born on 5 Jan 1981. His home town in Mirmar from United States. His twitter id is @thegrinder44. He won $14,357,178 casino winnings and 23 career title which is very huge titles he has he won 139 cashes which is best record in the world of poker.

He has shown his best performance in World Series of poker. He has won $6,910,867 winning and 35 cashes in this series also he has won 3 bracelets and he has gone to 13 final table in this series. He has also played on world poker tour he has won $4, 66,683 casino winning and 13 cashes also he went for 6 final tables in world poker tour also he has won 2 championship in this series.  He has not played in European poker tour. And he doesn’t own any poker of the year ranking also. He is going to play for his best soon. Continue reading “Michael Mizarchi a player with great passion”