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
Tom McEvoy was once the winner of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event. He was the winner in the year 1983.
In the win, he had won the prize money along with a bracelet. In a surprising move, the once poker star has kept his piece of history of poker at auction on the eBay site.
Tom McEvoy is a great poker player and to give tribute to his game, in 2013, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame of poker. This included the bracelet. McEvoy sold that same bracelet on eBay. The auction for bracelet started with the price amount of $13,500 and the bracelet finally got sold at the price of $15,000. He not only sold the bracelet, but many other items were sold along with that at the same time. Continue reading Poker HOF Auctioned Bracelet Online
The final of The EPT Grand € 25,000 high roller associated with the 2015 PokerStars as well as Monte-Carlo reached its conclusion on the Friday Night declaring the Charlie Carrel, a 21 year poker player, the winner of the tournament.
This is a single re-entry tournament that succeeded in getting total 215 entries. On the very first day, it got 159 unique entries, and then on the third day it got three; so it got total 162 total unique entries. Moreover, it also got total 53 re-entries: 42 on very first day and 11 entries on second day. Thus, due to these entries, the prize pool of € 5,267,500 was created, and the lucky 21 years old player, Charlie Carrel got the chance to grab the first worth € 1.114 million.
The event was very lucky for this player who topped the tournament because it is his career’s first tournament that offers as huge amount as €25 K, so it is a biggest achievement for him. However, it is not the only achievement that he has grabbed so for. Before it in November, he topped the tournament named Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Grand Final grabbing 212 entries and won the £ 108,625. And it has not been 2 months, when he also successful saved fifth position in the tournament named EPT Malta, a €10,000 High Roller, and he could win € 183,800. Continue reading Charlie Carrel: The Winner Of The Final Of EPT11 Grand
Every week the Global Poker Index releases a 300-poker players list that ranks the best based on various factors and a surreptitious patented formula. This gives a chance for underdogs who are continuously improving their results to get the limelight. The US sharks still dominate the list substantially; however, other nationals are faring well. On the February 26th compilation, the GPI released its list as usual, among the players in the circular is Joao Vieira, he is Portuguese and has been around the poker industry for quite some time. Though his resume is a succinct piece when compared with top-ranked players, it is worth poring over. He garnered 2440.50 GPI points to place 79th, his penultimate position was 124th, and this shows an improvement. Delving into his significant tournaments where he has appeared, he lacks EPT, WPT or WSOP accolades but seems to be on the right track.
As aforementioned, Vieira’s covered events date a few years ago, he was spotted first in the PokerStars European Poker Tour Main Event in Barcelona in 2012 where he finished 41st to walk away with €16,800 and later in the €10,000 High Roller in the same tournament placing 8th to net €32,630. Continue reading Joao Vieira experience shows poker is a challenge but pays in the long-term