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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.

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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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Zachary Smiley And WPT

The WPT Maryland main event was recently concluded. Zachary Smiley was the champion of the main event.

It is known that the final table in poker tournament with short stacks might not offer a pleasant ending. However, Zachary Smiley was able to get himself happy as he was able to come out with flying colors from the World Poker Tour championship event. The Main Event was hosted at the Maryland Live casino in Hanover. At the time Smiley was only with 1.255 million in chips. He was competing with Cate Hall, who had also been part of the final table in 2015. At the beginning, it seemed that Cate Hall would keep up the leading position.

There were quite a few possible candidates by the afternoon session. For the first elimination to occur, it took quite a while. By the time Hand 73 came by Belz had a raise that Hall used, this opportunity offered Belz a chance to knock off another opponent. Hall ended up in sixth position after which the opportunities opened up in the tournament round. Smiley benefited after that when Zamani was eliminated.

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Hollywood Poker Open Toledo starts on Friday

The Hollywood Poker Open Season 4 is going on quite well, and this forthcoming weekend marks the 2nd Regional Main Event of the year as the tour has now entered Toledo, in Ohio.

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The US$ 1115 Main Event started on Friday at 11:15 am and contains a US$ 150000 guaranteed prize kitty. As usual, tour ambassador as well as World Series of Poker Main Event 2003 champ Chris Moneymaker would be in the there.
If the attendance is anything like the previous last season, the guarantee must be easily moderated as 288 players came in an event which saw 6 players chop up the prize kitty late on the second day with local poker player Charles Maxcy taking US$ 37465 and a US$ 2500 seat to the season-finishing HPO Championship in Las Vegas.

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EPT Grand Final is no deterrent to Nosebleed Games says Online Railbird Report

Online poker action tends to slow down when big poker tournaments like the European Tour Grand Final. This week that was not the case, as some of the top known names of poker were holed out in Monaco to participate in EPT11 Monte Carlo could not resist them to taste some of the action.

Online Railbird Report last week published that Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, was among them and he had won a million at the EPT in just one day. This profit of $893,714 enabled him to catch the Leaderboard but he also turned out to be the biggest loser this week.  How did that happen? He lost $864,653 on Full Tilt leaving him with just $29,061 as profit.

Ben “Sauce1234” Sulsky, however was the real winner, and he won $691,213 after playing 1157 hands spread over 16 Full Tilt sessions.  He also won on PokerStars a profit of $259,095, playing 35 sessions and 4,000 hands. Sulsky, who is known as the “Sauce123”   won close to a million this week.

The biggest loser of last week, “NoelHayes” dropped $193,675 but got back most of the money after he won $165,307 this week after playing 51 sessions consisting of 9590 hands. BigNittyBanker, on the other hand became the second biggest loser after Blom when he lost $419,950 on Full Tilt after playing in 2,878 hands spread over nine sessions. Sanlker was another big loser with $160,177 in 488 hands and 4 sessions but “natalie724” turned out to be the top grosser of the PokerStar with $135,599 playing 1236 hands in 13 sessions. The high stake ring games at Full Tilt have gone through major changes which you can read in detail at the website.

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Jesse Sylvia : A Smart and Clever Strategist

Jesse Sylvia was born on 26 Feb 1986 in Tisbury, Massachusetts. He was very good poker player. He finished   his high schools and went to California Lutheran University.

There he studied hard to get his degree in math, but he study mostly poker. In the university he found lots of game but he like to play poker and from there he start playing poker. Sylvia was found that his new debit card allows him to play poker online soon his playing every day. Firstly he starts with $50 andget $100 and loss it, again he spend $100 and slowly he built it to $8000 in one night he lost $5,500.

Before six month of graduation he went to meet poker starts and the bankroll he needed to become a professional poker player. He completes his graduation and moved to Boston to complete his passion. Sylvia believes that cash game is the safer investment of his resources and time.  In one Sunday he decided to make carrier in poker. He spent his time to learn more about poker. He plays poker online and gets $50, 00 in one month. After he gets online success he decided to play live game.

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