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2018 Fall PNPC Record Attendance

The PlayNow Poker Championship for the past few years has established a high reputation as an important stop as far as the Canadian poker schedule is concerned. The bi-annual competition would take place mostly once during springtime and once again in fall. It offers buy-in levels for players which would range from $300 up to $1,100.

Series would begin with a satellite night for the Main Event which would add to endless online satellites. The championship has grown at a steady pace since 2015. In 2017, the Championship took over the McPhillips Station Casino which took place in Winnipeg. In 2018, the new home known as the swanky new poker room is located at Club Regent Casino.  The Fall edition of PNOC 2018 also saw fresh attendance records for Main Event in this year. the previous record of 200 was beaten this year with 225 entrants in this fall. As a result, the record field came up with a prize pool worth $225,000 which was segregated among 23 winners and the top spot just below $60,000.
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In Las Vegas, Poker Still Beats Sports Betting In Revenue Per Square Foot

By now it is no more a secret that the revenue of poker for casinos of Las Vegas has remained relatively flat in recent years on the other hand the revenue of sports betting has grown significantly since the year 2010s.

However, if talk about the poker rooms, it still maintains a significant lead over the race and sports books in one category that is revenue per square foot. As per the figures made public by the regulator of Nevada casino in the annual Gaming Abstract, the poker room 43 brick-and-mortar in Clark County has generated nearly $1,120 per square foot in financial year 2017. Race and sports betting that take place in about 80 casinos in Clark County area has generated $670 per square foot.
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Online Pokerfest Problems

Those who opt to play poker events online were in for some disappointment on Sunday last weekend.

There were some connectivity problems for which the website of party poker had to cancel out some top events that were part of an online playing schedule. There were two tournaments planned as part of an ongoing series at Pokerfest which also had to be cancelled.

As per the poker room personnel who monitored the online events, the decision to cancel the tournaments had to be taken as there were network issues that developed on the Gibraltar ISP network. The statements were issued on a poker forum Two Plus Two which was meant to clarify the situation for those attempting to play these events online. The cancellation affected Events 38 and 39 of the Pokerfest. There had also been some guaranteed and non guaranteed games on the tournament that were affected as well. Concerned management apologized for the inconvenience caused that had been unforeseen. They also assured the online audience that they were trying to ensure that a stable network will resume quickly for the players to enjoy seamless online playing experience. Read more »

GPOWC Kicks Off On May 31

The happy news for the poker players from all over the world, the Global Poker has announced the Global Poker Online World Challenge (GPOWC).

The event will kick start on 31st May and will run over eight weeks. In the event, Global Poker will award the $weeps Cash of $1,250,000 in guarantees along with free rolls!

Every weekday of the event the action will start at 5 p.m. There will be 18 tournaments for every weekday running through midnight. It will have the range starting from daily $500 free rolls, these are easy to unlock if played with gold coins, and it will go up to a $4,000 daily guarantee with the buy-in of $22 $weeps cash only to ensure there are options present for both the new poker players and the experienced ones alike.

In this eight weeks long tournament, there will be more tournaments on the weekend. There will 32 tournaments and it will start at 1:30 p.m. each day. And in addition to that there will be a $7,500 big challenge of Guaranteed Sunday Gold Coin (GSGC). Read more »

Dan Harrington’s Poker Book On Top

Recently a study was done by the writer Lee Davy and 888Poker with regards to the books that are written on Poker by the Poker pro as well as others.

The objective of this study was to find out the best books in the field.

There were a number of books present on poker and for the team it was really difficult to make the list of the best ones. Among all, short listing was done and a list of 59 books is prepared by the writer and 888Poker. In the list books of poker player Dan Harrington “Harrington on Hold’em Volume 1:  Strategic Play” got the first ranking. The choice was made by the selection committee. According to the committee members, the book got the top ranking because of its content. The content in the book shows the amount of groundwork that has been done by the Harrington before writing this book. Read more »

Chen Won 2017 Aussie Millions Event

2017 Aussie Millions Poker Championship third day has been a big day for player from Taiwan James Chen.

He won ANTON ring the first of the series. By winning the ANTON ring he took down the Event #2: $2,500 H.O.R.S.E. The win happened on Friday in the Crown Poker Room.

In the tournament 49 players participated, the number was the increase of 26 percent from the last year. Last year 39 participants took part in the event. Chen got into the final day having double the chip stack, compare to any other player. Now, Chen has the winning amount of $619,330 in his till date career. By winning the tournament, Chen has secured the position of fifth place on the list of All Time Money Taiwan.

The biggest win of Chen came year after year for the High Roller Macau Poker Cup tournament. In 2015, he shipped the top prize of $219,850 of the tournament. Again in 2016, he took the same event and won the prize amount of $293,044. Read more »