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

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

Police raids two cafes in Nashville, seizes poker machines

On Tuesday, 10 video poker machines were seized by the authority following raids at two Nashville cafes.

The police saw the machines in hidden backrooms in both businesses, as per the officials. They seized four at the Sky Cafe at 2424-A Nolensville Pike and six at Phuong Tay Cafe, located at 3745 Annex Ave.
In a recent release out on Tuesday, police said that staff members at Phuong Tay Cafe were seen to be giving gambling patrons in cash for credits gained on the poker machines. The police stated that 4 payouts were made to a police operative back in October, as well as same types of payouts were made on two times at Sky Cafe. They added that in both businesses the poker machines were placed in hidden backrooms adjacent to the kitchens. As a whole, 10 people were egressed state misdemeanor gambling references in the raid.

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Secret For Being A Better Poker Player

One of the most prolific poker players of the world and most prolific of Canada has disclosed one important thing that helps him make better poker player. Daniel Negreanu is such a poker player that has won six World Series of Poker bracelets, a place of the poker Hall of Fame, and two European Poker Tours. Daniel Negreanu is such a poker player that is also known by the name of the ‘Kid Poker’ for he started his career as poker player in his early age when he was just 23 years of age.

This professional poker star has appeared in Millionaire Matchmaker, as well as he has also a small appearance in a video of Katy Perry – ‘Walking up in Vegas’. He is also considered to be one among the top poker players of the previous decade.

But, this poker star is not like other stars especially in regard of the choosing food. He is not a person who prefers taking burger chomping & beer swilling. He has been living as vegan since 9 years. At present, he is working on a documentary of James Cameron; the documentary is bound for revealing the truth about the Myth ‘Real Man Eat Meat’. more