Good things happen when celebrities get associated with poker.
It was in recent news when the Madrid football star and a television star played poker at a poker tournament. Though the proceeds went to charity it also got the event a lot of coverage as well as shed light on how poker is a mind game.
Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad is the star who has made his debut in Global Poker League. The summer series kicked off this summer in June 2016. He stated at the time of being associated with the league that he had a lot of respect for the game. Indeed, the series and his association with it remain strong, even when the league continued. There is a famous line “Bitch” which he is asked to re-enact every time he makes an appearance for the poker events. Paul feels that there is a lot of energy that is needed in order to be successful in the game and that is where his views differ from other celebrities who have been associated with this game. Continue reading Aaron Paul With GPL
Alex “Kanu7” Millar, a British poker professional, lost around US$ 430000 over the last 7 days on PokerStars, as per to tracking data from the HighstakesDB. It was the 2nd week of the year where he lost a 6-figure amount.
He is down over US$ 500000 on 2016 till now, after logging around 11700 hands till Friday. Alex is still a US$ 2.7 million winner on PokerStars lifetime. In 2015, Millar stated that he would not carry on endorsing this brand following the controversial alterations to the VIP rewards curriculum.
Accounts which won the most on the week were wilhasha ($94,301), d2themfi ($118,158), Cobus83 ($132,183), WRUUUUM ($135,000), and Educa-p0ker ($435,000). Well known poker professionals who had little victories on the week include Mike “gordo16” Gorodinsky, Rafi “refaelamit” Amit and Mikael “ChaoRen160” Thuritz.
Educa-p0ker was the top winner thanks to winning 4 largest hands. At US$200-US$400 No-limit Hold’em, he/she won 2 pots worth US$ 80,000 as well as 2 that were around US$ 100000. But, on the other side, Ronny “1-ronnyr3” Kaiser (-$314,000), donthnrmepls (-$88,000), Ravenswood13 (-$73,000) and TILTMENOT (-$202,000) dropped the most over the last 7 days.
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Simeon Naydenov, is a Bulgaria poker player. He was born in Sofia, TX, Bulgaria. He is a famous poker player of Bulgaria. Simeon Naydenov, started playing poker in the year 2009.
He played his first poker tournament in the year 2009. Simeon Naydenov played his first tournament in Varna. He was ranked 4th in that event and was awarded with a token prize of $24,751. After that he continued his playing in the next year 2010. This year he played more six tournaments. Most of the tournaments that he played were of UNIBET OPEN event held in different places. After that in the year 2011 he played more three poker tournaments. This year his ranking and prize token was too low. This year was a bad year of him.
After that, in the year 2012 he played a series of seven tournaments. This was bit lucky for him as the first tournament that he played made him the top ranker of that event and was awarded with $28,705. In rest of the events also he played very well. After that, in the 2013, he again played for seven tournaments. The middle of the made him the top ranker of an event held in Las Vegas and was awarded with $326,440. This is also one of the top most prize token awarded to him. After that in the year 2014 he played a series of eleven tournaments. This year he played very well but his he didn’t have any top rank this year. But he had one of his top earning this year, which is $208,238.
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It is usually seen that big and famous poker plays such as European Poker Tour Grand Final’ undergoes hold up at the online nosebleeds.
But it cannot be said that it happens all time. This week also tells the similar story. Some of the biggest poker players attended the EPT 11 in Monaco while some other great poker players could not be seeing doing any good in poker festivals.
The Online Railbird Report of the last week discloses the names of the poker players who had who participated in EPT tournament. Viktor Isidur1 Blom is also one of them, and he did not only participate in the game but he became such a player who made million in just one day. Consequently, he got successful in topping the weekly leaderboard as he had made profit of $893,714 on PokerStar. If we talk about the player who became biggest loser of the week, it is Mr Blom because he had to lose $864,653; however, he could succeed in making paltry profit worth $29,061 this week.
Now, come to the real winner of the week, it is such a poker player who played 1,157 hands in full tilt 16 sessions. It is the Ben Sauce1234 Sulsky, and he could get successful to win $691,213. He jumped into $259,095, and he made victory in 4,000 hands in 35 sessions of the PokerStars. It is the place where he is known such a player playing under ‘Saucer123’. It is said that he is a player that has won one million this week. Continue reading Nosebleed Rules Over EPT Grand, Railbird Online Report Says
Daniel Negreanu is no stranger to poker wins, and this time he launched his online real-money poker in style on April 20 on the Amazon’s Twitch.tv in style and went on to win $50K. The session lasted three hours and Negreanu, won a total of $50,000 in ring games. He was interacting with thousands of watchers during the period while he played $400/$800 8-game on PokerStars.
Twitch was the first appearance for Negreanu, and he streamed it on PokerStars with play-money games. A staggering 150, 000 exclsuive viewers were netted with the broadcast which also fetched him subscribers numbering 4000. The Team PokerStars Pro members thanked Jamie Staples, new Friend of PokerStars, and Jason Sommerville of Team PokerStars Pro for helping him and making the Twitch a cool event.
Now Negreanu’s channel has accumulated an enormous 229,000 viewers and followers amounting to about 14,000. For Negreanu it was fun initially to stream his actions, as well as talk to the viewers in between, but the poker pro has the potential to turn out to be Twitch’s most famous poker play streamer.
However the “Kid Poker” really will have to work hard to do some catching with Somerville who is in the lead with his Run it Up!, on television has near about 5.9 million viewers as well as a stupendous 91, 000 fans. But for the present he can surpass Staples who has a viewership of 1.5 million and followers numbering 23,000.
The possibility of Negreanu streaming on a day to day basis like the other poker players mentioned above is remote though. But he seems to be enjoying the experience genuinely and was greatly excited by the $50, 000 he earned out of the experience. This was personally conveyed by Negreanu after he ended the first real money session on Twitch.