Jeanine “daughter of Freddy not sister of Shaun” Deeb did a marvelous job trying to contain this character in the post-tournament interview after he took down the World Poker Tour Deep Stacks $1,100 Lucky Hears Poker Open Main Event.
Some quotes to look for:
“The players were so bad…I was so good” “It was so easy” “Clearly I won, so I am better than them” “Toronto poker sucks”
The Borgata Winter Poker Open kicks off today and runs through February 5, but there is still time to qualify online! BorgataPoker.com offers daily online satellites so you can win your way into the biggest events.
BorgataPoker offers ways to get into the action for as little as $5 with its satellite qualifiers which run daily 2:30PM, 5:30PM, 8:30PM and10:30PM through Friday, January 29 where 1 in 10 players win a $45 Borgata Winter Poker Open online satellite entry ticket.
There is even still time to satellite into the Borgata $2 Million Guaranteed Deep Stack event. There are two satellite tournaments remaining for this event running at 7:30ET on Tuesday and Wednesday. Starting flights for the live event run through Thursday January 21 at 7pm.
Online poker player and coach at LeggoPoker (now IveyPoker), Aaron “aejones” Jones scored $5 Million for winning the DraftKings Fantasy Football World Championship.
It was a close contest heading into the the 4th quarter, but Jones was the only contestant in the top three to have Pittsburgh’s Martavis Bryant on his roster, and with the star wide receiver’s catches late in the game, Jones was able to pull ahead of the competition.
The final tally of the two-round competition saw Jones amass 352.96 points, outscoring second place finisher dany1234 by just over 14 points.
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.