Overview Of Poker Tournaments

The poker events are scheduled to start off between the 26th of September and 2nd of October and offers exciting gift pools besides providing an opportunity to play against the best of players across the world.


The WPT National Valkenburg Poker Festival is likely to kick off yet another interesting tournament in one of the famous gambling cities in 2 days from now. This festival will be featured as the popular series of poker game. The host venue will be Holland Casino Valkenburg and players from across Europe and other parts of the globe will be welcomed by the casino and WPT National. This would commence from September 27th till October 2nd. This event will begin with warm up tournaments and many satellites. The €2,000 High Roller will be the very first game that would start as part of the WPT National Valkenburg Festival of Poker. The Main Event will take place on September 29th. With 2 additional days of play and starting fights, the tournament will certainly be an interesting one to watch.
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Rick Block tops final 6 in the second day of Western New York Poker Challenge

The pack played down from fifty players to only 6 on the second day of the Western New York Poker Challenge 2016 Main Event earlier on Sunday, and Rick Block would begin on top in the fight for the later on Monday.


The twenty-eight player money bubble burst part way via the day when Rick broke through Timothy Andruschat’s kings with an infirm ace and the playdown to an unauthorized final table of ten went rather fast.

By the clock they reached there, Mike “The Mayor” Rellinger got short and fell in tenth. Very soon after that, Jeremy Halaska bowed out in 9th and Jeff Wells gave Block the lead, squeezing 2nd pair into Ricks set of aces to leave in 8th.

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Cincy Casino sued by Ohio State University over name

The Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati wants to hold their concert venue named “The Shoe.” However, the Ohio State University does not seem happy with the whole situation. The Shoe is the nickname for Ohio State University’s football stadium. They believe that the casino around 2 hours south contends with it for business. The football stadium of the Ohio State University at times holds concerts as well, when it is not being used for sports. At present, the Buckeyes are the No. 2 ranked college football team in the nation.
Earlier this month, the Ohio State University filed the trademark case the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, said AP. The casino tried to register “The Shoe” as a trademark back in 2013. In the year 2016, the Ohio State registered “The Shoe” as a trademark.

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Surinder Sunar has played intermittently but has earned plethora bucks

Poker has transformed tremendously in the recent years, in most developed countries where gambling rules are not overly strict, there are lucrative wagering platforms to exploit. In fact this has seen the exodus of players from less-developed countries to developed ones where the grass is greener.

Though born in India, Surinder Sunar is now based in Wolverhampton from where he plays poker today. His participation in a wide array of poker games has seen him enlarge his bankroll and participate high stakes games where he has left an indelible mark. His rise to prominence in the poker circles came when he made three finals in the popular Late Night Poker series that are televised. His short career is an inspiration for players who are looking forward to harness the industry for fame and wealth.

Sunar won the Season III WPT Grand Prix de Paris tournament; he defeated Tony G in a heads-up battle, sitting expressionless while his opponent hurled distracting words throughout the game to take home a whacking €679,000 first prize. (more…)