Hey High Rollers, we’re closing in on the November 9, November 8, 9, and 10 at the Penn & Teller Theatre at the RIO in Vegas…who will win the WSOP main event and $7.7 million? If you’re betting look for Max Sternberg at 7-to-1 to be pretty good pick. If you’re betting NFL…or MMA…or you want to play poker….click the MMA link below and support us by doing so. Cheers. Below, some fun poker and gambling fun facts and quotes. Enjoy.
Good luck Vanessa Roussa
Just three left; Liz, Steve and poker pro Vanessa Rousso on CBS’s hit reality show Big Brother. We’ll see.
The highest buy-in online event ever! The PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker featured a $51,000 super high roller no-limit hold’em event. Ben “Ben86” Tollerene emerged victorious, taking home $616,518.34. Daniel Negreanu did not cash but stream the event live on twitch.
Speaking of twitch…Jason Somerville, who streams daily, has 7 WCOOP cashes so far.
Maria Ho on Poker Central
Poker Central, soon to be the world’s only 24/7 poker TV network, has announced poker star Maria Ho will host “Poker Central Live with Maria Ho”, on its twitch channel. Ho was on CBS’ The Amazing Race, and has won $2.6 million lifetime playing poker.
“We are excited to welcome Maria Ho to Poker Central, As one of the best female poker pros in the world, her knowledge of the game, and her great personality and charm, make Maria a welcome addition to our team.”
- Clint Stinchcomb, CEO of Poker Central.
We interviewed her HERE where she talked about the new show and about women in the game.
Big business. Casino gambling in Singapore is worth more than $6 billion in revenue each year, making it one of the top markets in the world. Thing is, Singapore only has two casinos. Yikes.
Sad to hear this legendary gambler has been placed in Nevada’s infamous Black Book, a list of those banned from all casinos in the state. The man who ran 50 bucks up to $40 million has been caught cheating a number of times. Bad end….makes you wonder about his legendary ‘Run”???
Check out this feature on ESPN a few years back:
Poker Hall of Fame Finalists
In case you haven’t heard…The World Series of Poker has announced the list of 10 finalists for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame this fall; Max Pescatori, Matt Savage, Chris Bjorn, Bruno Fitoussi, Jennifer Harman, David Chiu, John Juanda, Carlos Mortensen and Terry Rogers. Rogers and Savage, on the industry side of things. Rogers, considered Ireland’s “Godfather of Poker,” was the founder of the decades-old Irish Open, and Savage a longtime tournament director. Last year, Daniel Negreanu and tournament director Jack McClelland made it in.
Stones Gambling Hall, located in Northern California, and Lon McEachern have teamed up. McEachern, the ‘Voice of Poker’, has agreed to share his playing experiences at Stones with the poker playing community. He will being leveraging his extensive social networks and attending live events at Stones, which has 17 poker tables located in a part of the property known as The Saloon.
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