Tune into Twitch on March 12 to 14 to catch Jason Somerville in the 2nd annual Solve For Why Acadamy Heads Up Charity Shootout. Proceeds from the shootout will go to help support REG Charity.
Somerville will be working with the guys over at Solve For Why Academy — the creators of a cash game & poker tournament academy to help with live poker strategy—to bring the shootout to life.
As well as raising money for REG, Somerville and Solve For Why Academy will be running special giveaways including a Run It Up Reno package, a seat on one of their training courses as well as a chance to win a shot at a WSOP Online Bracelet.
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.
On March 8 (International Women’s Day) Unibet is sponsoring live events and tournaments in London, Stockholm and Malta that feature the new poker format.
All proceeds from the events will be donated to HeforShe “a solidarity campaign created by UN Women to provide a platform for a global audience to engage and become change agents for the achievement of gender equality.”
New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor Maria Konnikova joins The Mindset Advantage Poker Podcast podcast to talk about her year in the world of poker.
We can’t forget that she went from not playing any poker at all to winning the 2018 PCA National Championship for $84,000, plus a $30,000 PSPC Platinum Pass.
In this episode, you will learn how “Maria landed Erik Seidel as a coach before she ever read a poker book (and why she targeted him as her ideal coach), the high leverage skill that Maria learned through poker which she now applies to her most important decisions and the 3 reasons why Maria achieved rapid success even though Erik Seidel labelled her as “not naturally suited to poker.”
You can listen below.
Her new book is billed as a chronicle on her “year long immersion in the high stakes world of professional poker, apprenticed to one of games greatest and most reclusive champions.”
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.
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