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.”
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
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.