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Overview Of WPT Vietnam Tournament

Undoubtedly, Vietnam is one of the favorite tourist destinations and it is mainly due to its biodiversity. There are more than 15,980 species of flora, 310 mammals and 840 species of birds. In addition, it is also a popular destination for poker players. The world’s most renowned organizers of poker tournament have geared up to provide some great festivals by making use of the landscape of Vietnam.

The World Poker Tour is managed by the Pro Poker club located in Ho Chi Minh city. The highlight of the WPT Vietnam Festival is that it starts from 28th September and continue until 2nd October. The buy-in is for VND22 Million and provides guarantees of VND8 Billion. If you are luckier, you can push the prize pool higher. The festival took place with a Welcome WPT Vietnam Tournament. As far as the main event is concerned, it will certainly be a huge draw. However, a high roller tournament is set to start on Monday which is quite exciting news. The event features VND 44 million buy-ins and the prize pool will be known to post the collection of buy-ins.
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The Spartan Poker Campaign For IOPC Top Over Others

The Spartan Poker has disclosed yet another ‘left-of-center’ marketing campaign in the lead up to India Online Poker Championship 2018. This is the biggest online tournament series in India, the last edition of this tournament saw the participation of over 15,000 players who played  over Rs. 3.5 + Crores in payouts. Now, the edition of 2018 which is going to be played from January 12th-21st this year only aims to raise the bar and this year the target is that the tournament offer over Rs. 6+ Crores guaranteed in payouts.

In India Poker is a new and an emerging market and with a many competitors in the race to win a sizeable audience on social media. The Spartan Poker with their campaign of #BabajiRaiseTheBar has yet again stood out from the rest of the promoters by doing the best poker promotions online.
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Champ Of Poker Wins Monster Chip Purse 829k With A Lucky Flop

The main event of Europe 2017 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is now over and the winner of the bracelet is Marti Roca de Torres from Spain, which, according to “was player, with the least experienced at the final table.”

During the tournament, he does not require much experience with having one key on hand during the game, which is a huge win from Day 3 of the event. Now, let check the details breaking it down.  On day 3 Roca with Jack-10 of spades raises pre-flop with the chip bet of 11,500. On the other hand, his competitor, Ole Schemion, has nothing but a 5 of clubs and 6 of hearts, calls the raise as the big blind, this move of Schemion gave him enough discount to see the flop.
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200 Poker Machines Added To Canberra Casino

There is glad news for all the poker fans of the Canberra Casino.


A new legislation has been tabled by Gordon Ramsay, the Attorney General. The legislation states that the Canberra casino will be having 60 fully automated table games along with the introduction of 200 poker machines.

This is a total contrast to what the clubs have been looking at so far and the introduction of the poker machines has not gone well with the anti-gambling activists as well as the clubs. The gamblers who are interested in playing the poker machines will have to let out beforehand how much amount they are ready to lose over 24 hours. The government has said that this is a mandatory pre-obligation scheme that every poker player needs to follow in the country. The clubs will not have such restrictions and it will only be made strictly for the poker enthusiasts. Continue reading 200 Poker Machines Added To Canberra Casino

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Now PokerStars Could Leave Australia

Pokerstars, the largest poker site of the world could be exiting from Australia in some coming weeks.


At the time of the first quarter earnings call on 12th of May 12, the PokerStars’s parent company Amaya, said that the company will closely and minutely monitoring the situation in Australia. As if now, PokerStars is letting the Australians play games that involve real-money, but the policy could change by this July.

Chief financial officer of the company Daniel Sebag said. “If the legislation that has been proposed by the government is enacted in Australia, then we will block the players in that market,” “According to our current estimate the legislation that has been proposed could be considered in the last of May, and it this will happen then we would block the players in the market of Australia nearly 30 days thereafter.” The parliament of the country approved the rules of online gaming in late March. If the rules will be made the law and enacted, then it would restrict the citizens of the country to play on offshore real-money poker platforms. Continue reading Now PokerStars Could Leave Australia

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Mercier Got Two Awards For His Contribution

Jason Mercier is getting many accolades, cashes and trophies. Eventually, soon he is going to be “very tired and of winning,” as Donald Trump the President of US would say.


The Pro of PokerStars Team got two trophies at the Award show of American Poker on Thursday in Beverly Hills, California.

Now, Mercier can show these honors to the Player of the Year 2016 and also the two bracelets of World Series of Poker he won last summer. On the occasion, Mercier received the award Moment of the Year for his last summer historic performance at the Las Vegas World Series of Poker.

Mercier tweeted a post on his account with the photograph having his wife Natasha with him. The tweet was like this “Winning the ‘Moment of the Year’ award, I extremely honored to me for my WSOP run! Getting 2 awards in one night is certainly a feel good factor.”

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