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

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