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”

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”

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”