Global Poker Online World Challenge Starts May 31

The Online World Challenge organized by Global Poker is all set to start on May 31st.


It will be held over 8 weeks and every online poker player is excited to take part in this World challenge. The weekday schedules for the Online World Challenge will start at 5 pm and the final event will be held at 12 am. The weekend schedule of the event will kick start early at 1.30pm and the final event of the day will start at 12 am.

There will be a total of 18 tournaments that will be held during each weekday. The tournament will have the daily $500 free rolls that can be unlocked easily with the gold coins. This tournament offers up to $4,000 guarantee and the buy-in for this tournament is just$22 $weeps-cash. With such a low buy in, the new players who are interested in trying their luck in the online poker world can get a shot at the attractive prize money. There is no doubt that here will a lot of experienced online poker players also taking part in this low buy-in tournament. (more…)

Steve Dannenmann Relives 2005 WSOP Main Event Final Table

If you are a veteran follower of the poker events, then you would always think about the World Series of Poker final table of 2005 whenever you think about Steve Dannenmann.


That event was won by an Australian chiropractor Joe Hachem, who got the better of a strong 5,619 players to win the $7.5 million prize money event. He became a star overnight, but there was one more player who made a huge mark for himself at the final table and that was Dannenmann.

The CPA from Maryland, Dannenmann was very happy to be part of the event and said that he had a very good time playing the final table of the 2005 WSOP main event. He said that nothing has changed in his life after the 2005 event. He is sad that there are not many $10,000 tournaments now like before and this is why he does not play poker that regularly nowadays. (more…)

Poker Room With Player Council

The Poker Room, named Run It Once is set up by Phil Galfond, and he is all set to announce the Player Council which will basically manage the platform top.


As per the hints given by the US professional, the player will remain at the center of the project irrespective of the category. Also, the poker room should inspire the casual players to risk their funds in the game they love playing. All beginners and enthusiastic players should be inspired for liquidity and for the growth of the poker game. Professionals should get inspired to project the dream that unites numerous individuals in poker.

The role of the Player Council is to make the players feel as an active participant of the project to lead to the tables as well as towards the growth and wellbeing of the poker room.

He will represent the field and also dialogue with the staff member of Run It Once. There will be constant comparison and he will serve to talk about any modifications. Galfond said that they would regularly take part in the meetings held by their manager in the Poker Room. He also said that the meetings with the Executive Board members may be arranged whenever the need arises. The Player Council will be given the opportunity to recheck the claims made to the community on funds safety, rewards, rakes and other issues. (more…)

Trump Taj Mahal re-investment not to take place if casinos allowed in NJ, says billionaire

This might be bad news for poker players expecting a re-opening of the poker room of Trump Taj Mahal.

On Wednesday, speaking to a leading news agency, Billionaire Carl Icahn said that if the lawmakers of the Garden State and state voters let casinos in north Jersey, he would not be spending $100 million on upgrades as well as other enhancements to the Taj Mahal that he acquired recently for less than $300 million thanks to the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of the casino.
The Taj closed its poker room early in 2015 and it has not re-opened since then. Originally, it had planned to re-open the storied room previous summer. With 48 tables, the poker room of Taj was once the 2nd largest in the city behind the Borgata.
Icahn added that even though he had planned to invest up to US$ 100 million in the this old casino, just as he made significant investments at Tropicana, obviously it would not be heady to proceed with those investments when gaming in north of Jersey is really an open issue, and they would have to wait to see the outcome of those proposals. He would pump between $10 million to $20 million into the casino for some maintenance works regardless of north Jersey decision. (more…)

Poker Player contends Jeopardy’s Tournament Of Champions’ semis

On Tuesday, Alex Jacob, the ex poker player, is all set to compete Tuesday in the semi-finals of Jeopardy Tournament of Champions 2015. He quite convincingly won his quarter-finals match earlier on Friday.

Today, Jacob is taking on Vaughn Winchell and Brennan Bushee. Both Winchell and Bushee are 5-time champs on the show, while Jacob won 6 times in a row on the show back in April, sacking up US$ 151802.
The champ of Tournament of Champions would receive US$ 250000. The 1st runner-up would receive US$ 100000, when the 2nd runner-up would get US$ 50000. The other players in semis round were Kerry Greene, Dan Feitel, Catherine Hardee, Matt Jackson, John Schultz and Andrew Haringer.

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Sheraj Nasir: Winner Of 2015 WOT Canadian Spring Championship

Sheraz Nasir who is the Edmonton, Alberta bookkeeper made a note of the 2015 partypoker World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship which took place Playground Poker Club which is just outside of Montreal, Quebec. The event took place on Wednesday; he made efforts for acquiring $237,390.

Nasir got hold of the last day of the first event on the WPT Season XIV timetable straggling just chip pioneer Trevor Delaney and grabbing a huge amount of inspiration. He had before it made the 10th-place finish he positioned at WPT Montreal back at Playground during last  November, however, the day came when he had to make a genuine stamp on the WPT as well as the City of Montreal.

In simply the first hand out of six-handed play, Dylan Wilkerson became penniless as he had lost the game with nines against Levi Stevens. He has been two time runner up in 2014 WPT as well as champion of 2014 WPT Johannesburg.

Lu “Chanel” Zhang, after it, started getting steam maneuvering in what resembled a dead heat with Delaney ahead of he all of a sudden exploded, pushing with sixes following the waterway on a king high board. While the Zhang who had aces and decided to bust him fifth so he took a stranglehold at this time in the event. (more…)