Variation of hold’em receives so-called ‘Observer Status’
Poker at the Olympics?
In the beginning of this month, the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), says it works in close association with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), made an announced that activities such as foosball, arm wrestling, dodge ball and the game poker has achieved the status of “observer status.
The group of Switzerland said that receiving the distinction is the initial step in a process toward the potential debut of game at the Olympics.
Patrick Baumann, the GAISF President said, “We welcome our first observers. This is a very exciting time for us as well as for them and we will do everything within our limits to help them to realize their potential as International Federations (IF) within the world sport’s family and, one day, become part of the Olympic program maybe. The debut of new sports as Tokyo 2020 Olympic and at the (BAYO) Buenos Aires Youth Olympics is the evidence, there is a pathway present.
Continue reading ‘Match’ Poker Now In Process For Olympics Consideration
Hakim Zoufri was able to win big at the WSOP International Circuit that was held in Rotterdam.
It is part of the World Tour of Poker that is being held at different destinations across the world, Netherlands having been added to the list of destinations this year of the tour schedule. The high roller event saw Hakim Zoufri winning an inaugural amount of €3,500. He was able to cash in big after two days of game at this event. The total player field comprised of 65 players. The taste of success at the WSOP International Circuit is coming new to many players who are able to compete at this novel venue of Rotterdam, where this poker tournament is having a stop for the first time. The final table at the high roller event saw eight players representing the nation, defined as the Oranjemen. Zoufri, when he started to play, had a short stack and he opted to re enter. This helped him build his stack anew and move it all the way to the ring of the WSOP Circuit. Continue reading WSOP High Roller Winner
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