MPN owners Microgaming yet again prove their dedication to exploring the outer limits of the social media envelope with the live streaming of the construction of their new headquarters on the Isle of Man.
The building won’t be completed until 2017, so avid live stream fans will have to wait a while before they can get to the final “watching the paint dry” stage.
MPN’s Head of Poker, Alex Scott, is really excited by the prospect, but hasn’t confirmed how many hours a day he will be dedicating to following the online coverage.
In New Jersey, Ivey has been sued by the Borgata for using the same technique, with the help of Cheng Yin Sun, known as the “Queen of Sorts.” The Borgata wants to recover the $9.6 million Ivey won, but he has no plans to relinquish his grip on the cash.
According to a PokerNews report on the Monte Carlo EPT $100k Super High Roller, Ivey joked about the case with King’s Casino owner Leon Tsoukernik.
“I’m gonna win that case, by the way,” said Ivey, after suggesting that he had done Tsoukernik a favor by not playing baccarat in his casino.
“That’s good, we need the money in poker,” Tsoukernik retorted.
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.
It was during day 2 of the history-in-making $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship when a Vietnamese lady by the name of Thi Xua Nguyen stunned everybody by making this incredible laydown versus Athanasios Polychronopoulos, a Greek-American professional poker player with two WSOP bracelets.
Short Deck Hold’em, AKA 6+ Hold’em, is one of the hottest poker variants being played today, and courtesy of these highlights from the HKD 500k ($64k USD) buy-in Short Deck Event at the Triton Poker SHR Jeju 2018 series, you can learn from one of poker’s all-time masters, Phil Ivey.
OP-Poker, a team of Twitch streamers and official ambassadors of PokerStars’ Power Up, was recently invited to have a look at PokerStars’ brand new upcoming Virtual Reality Product PokerStars VR held at EGX conference at Birmingham.
Unibet has announced that the Poker Princess, Molly Bloom, who’s “Hollywood high stakes poker game was the subject of the Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed film Molly’s Game“ will be their special guest!
This story still has the poker community talking. Real life poker couple Kristen Bicknell (who is signed by partypoker) and Alex Foxen made the final table of a tournament at The Venetian in Las Vegas last month. Their alleged soft-play and collusion has the poker community riled up with the likes of Doug Polk and Justin Bonomo still talking about it long after play finished up.
Unibet have worked with creative agency FCB Inferno to release a custom deck of cards to accompany the launch of a new poker format where the Queen outranks the King.The project is intended to help draw attention to gender equality and unconscious gender bias in poker.