Patrik Antonius is a very popular poker player and was one of the kings of poker.
He was a successful player even before poker had established and was responsible for the poker boom. Antonius was a very popular online poker player and his good looks and gaming skills really gave him a superstar status. Patrick is not very active in poker these days after Full Tilt, the popular poker room online stopped its operations. He still loves the game and plays it from time to time.
Antonius is living in Monaco at present and is taking part in the PokerStars Championship in Monte Carlo. On the sidelines of this event, Antonio opened his heart out to the press and said that he was very happy with his life now. He loves spending time with his kids and family in Monaco and is not interested in spending a lot of time away from home. He feels that Europe is starved of bigger and regular poker games and this is the only drawback that he sees in this part of the world. He loves to play cash games and there are not enough opportunities in Monaco or nearby areas for the same. Continue reading Antonius Looking To Open Poker Room In Monaco
The Russian poker Vitaly Lunkin is not happy to visit Las Vegas to take part in the World Series of Poker event in 2014.
He said that he had plans to visit Las Vegas and to try his luck out at the WSOP event. But, he did not get the tickets for the trip to Las Vegas at a price that he could afford. It was way too expensive for him and this is why he decided to not visit the WSOP in Las Vegas in 2014.
Vitaly said that he was at the crossroads and did not know what to do. He said that he has had enough experience of Las Vegas after visiting there for a couple of years. Vitaly thoroughly enjoyed his stay and play at the WSOP Las Vegas event, but felt that he did not feel that it was the right place for him. He has taken time off to visit all the shows and seen most of what Las Vegas has to offer. He feels that there is nothing more to experience in Las Vegas as well. Continue reading Vitaly Lunkin Fed Up With Las Vegas
One of the longest living actresses in Hollywood today, Betty White, the actress in Hollywood, turns 95.
She is the Hollywood longest living actress, on her 95th
birthday, she has some special plan. She wants to spend her birthday playing poker and taking a vodka tonic.
The actress turns 95 and so, everyone curious, including her relatives and friends to know what she is going to do to make her 95th birthday special.
A friend of White disclosed her party plan and said, White is going to spare time with her girlfriend and will play poker with her on her special day. She wanted to have a vodka tonic too, along with the game of poker.
Not slowing down Continue reading Betty White Turns 95 This Year
November has almost come to an end and most people are already busy preparing for December.
As far as PokerStars are concerned, it has already started the Christmas festival so as to make the players get into the holiday spirit. There is no denying that December is the month that makes people get into the festive mood as they start the decoration and other planning to make the Christmas festival the best one. Over 45 million will be distributed as awards through the end of this year.
Many players are delighted to see free rolls on the online poker site. However, a tournament offering $1 million prize pool will certainly make every poker player crave for a seat. The $1 million free roll has been already in action and offering opportunities to win seats for 29th November. Continue reading PokerStars Players In Festive Spirit
The recent poll shows that the planning on adding casinos in North Jersey is losing its grip.
The media campaign for pushing the approval of the ballot question in November has been terminated as per reports. The latest ads from Our Turn NJ came into limelight on 10th
of September. With the objective to put casinos near to New York City, 5 video ads were released by the group last month as per its YouTube page. Jeff Gural, the chairman of Meadowlands Racetrack and Paul Fireman, the former chairman of Reebok are the main supporters of the group. They have proposed individual casino projects of their own in North Jersey. Majority of Gov. Chris Christie and Garden State lawmakers are supporting the idea to break the casino of Atlantic City. However, voters are showing hesitance towards this step.
Both Gural and Fireman issued a statement this week stating that the expansion of gaming in North Jersey is a great opportunity that should not be wasted. These two men have invested $4 billion in the state of New Jersey to develop some high class resort destinations that would have gaming. Continue reading Media Campaigns For Casinos
Native American groups’ casinos from the Native American groups took in US$ 28.9 billion from gambling enthusiasts in the year 2014, as per Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report that was unveiled on Thursday.
There were two-hundred-forty-three Native American tribes operating approximately 352000 gaming machines as well as almost 7800 table games in 489 gaming facilities throughout 28 states, said the report.
Even though the US$ 28.9 billion was actually a record, it was only a 2% raise compared to the year 2013. It was the 5th straight year that experienced a gaming revenue uptick. The tribal gaming is running quite well compared to casinos like those ones in Las Vegas. The Indian gaming garnered 43.5% of all casino in the United States gaming revenue in the year 2014.
The best thing is that the growth rate of non-gaming receipts at Indian gaming places was 5% year-over-year. The casinos in Nevada have seen a similar tendency of non-gaming facilities driving growth instead of casino floor. Las Vegas gaming gain has primarily been unaltered for the last few years.
Continue reading The tribal gaming revenue hit a new level