The greatest challenges to face the poker industry are mainly due to inadequate representation of women and mostly in open events. Open events mean basically men and women both taking part at the same time. The poker industry knows that the women only represent around 5 percent of open poker tournaments and goes lesser as the buy-ins increase. It is important to fix the imbalance and get maximum women to play at all levels of poker tournaments. In less than a year, PLON, Poker League of Nations as setting up itself as a renowned company that leads the push to maximize the counts directly. As per Lena Evans, the co-founder of PLON, it is important to engage women in open poker events as that’s the only way to growth and success. The company is now aiming to increase over 4.8 percent and 3.8 percent in World Series of Poker Main Event.
Evans also said that they are the only company who has taken this initiative and doing its best to see the positive outcomes. In addition to organizing events for ladies, they are also targeting at placing women in open events. PLON being the brainchild of Maureen Bloechlinger and Lena Evans, the two women who met while playing poker have formed this organization to encourage more and more women participating in poker events. The duo with the help of an ambassador concept appointed a member to operate private satellite across the world to get more women into higher buy-in fields.
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The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino present near Hollywood has been the focal point for large size poker tournaments since long, but now a sister property of the hotel is stepping up.
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek (SCCC) is now partnering with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) next month to host poker tournament of 12 days that are the part of a national series known as the WSOP Circuit Series.
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The man from Omaha, NE Groth has earned his first WSOP (World Series of Poker) bracelet after winning the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event. He had to ward off the challenge of the strong 1058 entries to win the title. By winning the $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event, Tyler took home the top prize money of $179,126. The 32-year-old poker player is very happy with this achievement. He is a former online poker player. This is Groth’s first cash win and he is delighted about it.
Groth said that he quit his broker job that he earned after the Black Friday in 2011 to become a professional poker. He decided that he did not want to face the music of bosses and wanted to move back to poker. This is his eighth or ninth WSOP event and he is happy to have finally won the top prize and the bracelet.
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There was quite a lot of action and excitement that was generated among poker fans Down Under at the Star Sydney Championships.
For instance, Nurlan Boobekov was able to hold onto his leading position till the final day of the Main Event and came away a winner with AU$84, 735. With his winnings he was already planning to join in other events and use his prize money to do so. Besides the Main Event there were other events that gained a lot of participation, such as the High Roller event of AU$20, 000 buy-in. This was an attraction for most of the pro players as they felt that there was bigger money on offer where re-entries were allowed as well. Hence, for the high rollers this event saw a lot of participation.
There was a ladies event as well that had a buy in amount of AU$330. This was a manageable risk that many lady players were willing to take. Suzy Khoueis was rumored to be a winner among the participants here and she did live up to the reputation, as she had done in the ladies event of WSOP Sydney that was held in 2016. She also had a recent win at the 2017 Star Poker festival. Continue reading New Pros In Sydney Poker
If you were asked to eat fast food of about $1,000, would you be able to do so?
We know the obvious answer, ‘No’. The same was the case with Mike Noori as well, when he bet with a friend to eat fast food of approximately $1,000, almost everybody thought it was impossible, but it was Noori who was determined to do so. Let’s see what happened then.
Mike Noori the poker pro on the weekend started an attempt to eat McDonald’s of worth $1,000 worth (that does not include drinks). The time to eat all stuff was 36 hours. This idea came to prop from the nominee of Poker Hall of Fame Matt Savage.
Nearly 10 hours of the bet would have passed, and Noori had only consumed fast food of $90. This was the update that came on twitter. Finally the bet concluded at the mark of $100, according to the information received from the tweet. Some of the commentators present at the spot, called the effort of Noori as “pathetic,” but if talk about Noori, and then he was apparently struggling on just the 10 percent of the way through the bet. Continue reading Noori Fail In Bet To Eat McDonald’s Of Worth $1,000
Jeffrey Lisandro has made news when he won a bracelet at the World Series of Poker for the sixth time in Australia, way back in 2014. Since then he has become a celebrity face in many poker events.
Indeed, the feat that he accomplished was a rare one and put him on the list of pros that have been able to win the famed bracelet across three continents.
If you look at the competition that had been held in the Asia Pacific region, Jeffrey has topped amongst 123 players and won the pot limit Omaha event. It was his sixth gold bracelet. He joined the list of players like Daniel Negreanu for the amount of prize money he earned as well as for having won gold bracelets across three continents. The event had spanned three days and the final table had six hands. Continue reading Jeffrey In Hall Of Fame Debate