Second Largest Entries For 2017 Legends Of Poker Main Event

The registrations for the 2017 World of Poker Tour Legends of Poker $4,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event were closed this Monday.


This event will be held at the Bicycle Hotel and Casino. It is recorded that there was a total of 763 entries that were made for this event this year. This is the second largest field entry for the event and the event has been going on for the past 16 years.

The result of so many field entries has upped the prize money that now stands at $2,738,407. The winner of the event will be taking home a cash prize of $668,692. If you are coming in the top 81 players in this event, then you are sure to go home with some cash prize. The minimum cash that will be offered for the players is $7,135. more

Franco Bags First PokerStars Chile Main Event

Chile’s Christopher Franco has got his name written in the history books of PokerStars as he became the first player to win the inaugural PokerStars Festival Chile main event.


The Chilean is very happy and excited to have played in the first event tournament held in his country and also to win it. This is a remarkable feat for Franco and he is basking in the glory of his great success.

The final table saw 112 hands and only 10 hands of heads-up play. Christopher Franco was too good for his opponents on the final table and he emerged victorious after 112 hands. A total of 328 players took part in the PokerStars Festival Chile event that took place over four days. It was held at the gorgeous looking Casino Enjoy Viña del Mar in Viña del Mar in Chile. more

Scott Montgomery Always Impresses At WSOP

Everyone who follows the poker game closely would have heard about Scott Montgomery.


He burst onto the poker scene in 2008 and impressed one and all with his poker skills. The year 2008 was a breakthrough year for Scott. He finished the 2008 WPT L.A. Poker Classic in the 5th position and this is his best effort so far in his poker career. He did not stop there and went on to claim the 5th position in the most prestigious WSOP Main Event in 2008. This achievement made everyone sit back and take notice of this wonderful Canadian poker player.

Scott’s career has been up and down for the most part. After his achievement in 2008, he had to wait for 2 more years to make it big at a poker event. This time he won the bracelet by claiming the $1k NL event held as part of the 2010 WSOP. He has not been able to replicate the kind of success that he has had in the 2010 WSOP for the past few years. In fact, his career graph has taken a downward slide and he has not been able to win six-figure prize money since 2012. more

Lawsuit For Players Poker Championship

A lawsuit was filed today in Maryland against a new poker tour. In the lawsuit it was mentioned that, the tour was a fraud, has been accused of doing fraud, and operation of a Ponzi scheme.


The Players Poker Championship was the event organized by Aruba World Championship, it claimed to pay out $200,000 as winning a prize of final table. The event was organized in 2016, and the organizer asked the winning players that their amount will be played later. The organizers lied to the players that delay in payment is because of issues with the Government of Aruban.

The event was organized in the month of November and in the last of December, the winner poker players Stephen Deutsch, Joan Sandoval, John Ott, and Michael Lerner were told that they will receive their respective payment later because of some issues. An email was sent to all the players and informed that funds weren’t available and some arrangement will be done for that soon. more

Global Poker League Last Round

If you have been wondering what poker action to look forward the last week of November, you have probably overlooked the Global Poker League.


The playoffs of this event have started off from 29th of November. The finals of the first season of the Global Poker League have started off this week and will culminate soon, an event that first started off from February of this year. The draft event of the Global Poker League saw the eight managers compete when the inaugural season started off. There has been insightful as well as competitive play throughout the season. The first season is set to end on 1st December.

The playoffs have kick-started today with four teams in the finals that are part of the American division. They would be playing for the final spots this week. Every team would be represented by three players and they would be part of the best of seven in a heads up match. more

Laplante Wins Bracelet In WSOP 2016

There are some poker players seeking the spotlight while many others simply stay away from it.


Only a few poker players have something substantial to say to the world. Ryan Laplante is one of those kinds. He takes immense pride in saying that he is the champion of the World Series of Poker. There is no hesitance shown when he openly calls himself as a gay man. He believes in feeling proud of what you are and who you are. The player chose these words when he won the gold bracelet in WSOP 2016 held in the month of June.

Laplante has overcome all his fears that he faced as a child and is a highly confident man today. He has in fact shown the world how good a champion of poker actually is. Besides earning the first bracelet in the WSOP, the player also racked up 12 cashes completely as he finished in the top 25 in WSOP Player of the Year tournament. Laplante is not the only gay poker player, yet his sexual orientations are always brought up by the media during interviews. He does not mind being gay now that it is legalized in many states of the United States, there is no problem at all. more