Tropicana Introduces Two New Poker Games

Tropicana Atlantic City taking a new move to encourage more players to come at the place has introduced two new game of poker-style on its casino floor.


The casino has introduced these games to give players a feeling of freshness. The name of two new games is Asia Poker and Three-Card Draw poker.

The Asia Poker game is now available in Jade Palace players can come here and play. On the other hand, the second game Three-Card Draw poker can be played in the main casino.

Tropicana Atlantic City, general manager Steve Callender said, “These exciting and fresh poker games are the latest example of the commitment of Tropicana to deliver more fun, variable to our players and value. We always want that, when players come to this casino, they find something interesting, to do that we do such thing time to time.”   Continue reading “Tropicana Introduces Two New Poker Games”

Australian Obst Wins 2017 WSOP $10,000 Razz Championship

The professional poker player from Australia James Obst is a happy man these days after putting up a stupendous show at the 2917 WSOP $10,000 Razz Championship.


He had to fight through a field of 97 entrants to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet in the event and take home $265,138.

Obst says that he was third time lucky as he has already made it to the heads-up play at the WSOP events twice before. He also finished in the second position in both the events. The events were $2,500 mixed triple-draw lowball in 2017 and the 2016 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. This time he was able to make amends for his last couple of WSOP final table performances. He had a sizable chip disadvantage entering the final table, but was able to overcome the disadvantage and win the first WSOP gold bracelet of his career and take home $265,138 prize money. Continue reading “Australian Obst Wins 2017 WSOP $10,000 Razz Championship”

Large Scale Participation At Unibet Event

The action heats up as Unibet Open Main Event at Bucharest approaches. It is scheduled to be on from 1st to 4th of December this week.


Those who are participating are already embarking on the journey as preparations will start off from 30th November. The Unibet Open Poker Tour is an annual event that is held in different destinations every year. This tour is more popular for the Open Main Event that promises to be the largest in history. The cap on participation in this event is 800 players.

This year the Bucharest city being the host, those who are flying down or traveling to this Romanian city to take part in the poker events will also get a chance to explore the different sights and sounds of this historic place. The organizers are expecting the season finale event to be a record breaking one as there is large scale participation expected, about four times the general level of participation seen in any poker event across the world. Continue reading “Large Scale Participation At Unibet Event”

MCOP Main Event In Amsterdam

With the MCOP event going on in Amsterdam, there is a lot of emphasis on the event and the different programs that are unfolding.

For instance, the Main Event has recently taken place and fans will be interested to know that Brosky led in this event. The Day 1b that unfolded saw Michiel Brosky leading the charge. Noah Boeken was winner of the High Roller event of MCOP. There was a lull for three days, after which the Main Event started off with nine levels. It was held at the Holland Casino Amsterdam, which is the venue for MCOP and has been so for several years now.

The event saw a big turnout. There were a total of more than two hundred entries which combined with the participation on Day 1a and this led to a large increase in turnout. Since it has been only Day 1b, registrations are kept open till Day 2 for which the number might grow even more. Continue reading “MCOP Main Event In Amsterdam”

Japan To Legalize Casinos

With several countries cashing in from tax collection from online ventures like poker rooms, Japan is not to be left behind as well. Recently there was a vote to get regulations in for Japanese casinos.


Ministers have been voting for the same and the ruling party in the country would like to get a casino bill passed through before the year ends. Regulations in Japanese casinos would then become a reality soon as the Liberal Democratic Party is pushing for the same. Till now live casinos are not legalized in Japan. However the Liberal Democratic Party seems sympathetic towards the same. The country is also seeing the effects of casinos, online as well as offline, in neighboring countries like China and Taiwan, where tax revenues are being reaped in over the years. As a result the country is ready to realize the benefits of the same. Continue reading “Japan To Legalize Casinos”

US$1.5 billion Powerball victory can get you a lot, reports

The US$ 1.5 billion Powerball is going to be the biggest in its history, fueled in part by the execution of online lottery services in some parts of the Unites States and the Powerball making the odds of winning last fall roughly 1-in-292 million (up from around 1-in-175 million).
The payment I around is roughly US$ 930 million. Of course, there are taxes. Winning the kitty would turn you as rich as Guy Laliberte, who has a net worth of US$ 1.52 billion, as per Forbes. Guy, the poker playing businessman, was the organizer of two US$1 million buy-in tournaments at World Series of Poker in Sin City Las Vegas. It has also been rumored that he is one of biggest losers of online poker in history.
Even without the One Drop US$ 1 million buy-in event at the World Series of Poker, a high roller event player might still spend 7 figures each year in buy-ins. Recently, poker pro Daniel Negreanu, recently stated in post, “The price of poker tournaments has reached new heights so buy-ins could exceed $2 million in a single year quite easily.” He plays most of these tournaments every year.

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Melanie Weisner is among the forgotten and unsung poker heroes

Poker has evolved tremendously in the last few years; it now includes virtual and live tournaments. Players can straddle in the in both games to optimize their earnings as well as spread risks, but very few have versatile skills to achieve this.

Melanie Weisner who is a guru poker player is American-based and has played online as Callisto5 and also ventures in live tournaments. In the two diametrical games, she always leaves the platform well paid and sometimes notching venerable titles. Being a lady and investing in what is ubiquitously known to be a male dominated sphere in the gambling world, she is an exemplary player for other women. Poring over her voluminous resume unearths significant accomplishments that have come her way.

Online, she has played numerous games, starting with the PokerStars Turbo Takedown in 2009 where she placed third in a pool of 10,614 players to rake in $40,000. The following year, she emerged second in the FullTiltPoker Double Deuce 200k Guaranteed Tournament to take home $24,000. Continue reading “Melanie Weisner is among the forgotten and unsung poker heroes”

Billy Pappaconstantinou Boasts Great Poker Talent and Potential

The poker table has its owners when one thinks of the outcome of principal events that are organized globally.

There are those players who will leave nothing to chance when it comes to clinching the trove top prizes and making a name in the poker arenas. These players are excellent epitomes for those who are looking forward to join the casino for plethora earnings.

Player Billy Pappaconstantinou is among the well-known players who have played remarkably well in the casinos and can be ascribed the traits of a top winner and trailblazing figure in the industry today. Purists would not hestitate to share a table with this upcoming WSOP potential winner. Continue reading “Billy Pappaconstantinou Boasts Great Poker Talent and Potential”