Flopomania And Its Success

Every online poker player looks for something new and lucrative to participate in; the need of the hour is also games that have more speed in outcomes and cash outs.


As a result, when 888poker introduced certain new games like BLAST sit and go tournament jackpot or Flopomania, there has been an increase in the participation levels in these games.

Indeed, this month saw 888poker introduce several new variants of existing poker games. BLAST jackpot sit and go tournament has been launched and then the Flopomania. Those who tried BLAST and then Flopomania found the latter variant more interesting. There was record participation in this game last weekend and the increase in participation in Flopomania was fifty percent more than what was recorded when BLAST was introduced online for the first time. Since Flopomania has been launched, there has been eleven percent increase in participation levels at 888poker during the last weekend of August; usually Sunday is a good barometer to judge from as it sees the maximum amount of traffic which is typical for most sites of online poker. Read more “Flopomania And Its Success”

Shanahan Wins MSPT FireKeepers Main Event

The 2017 Mid States Poker Tour (MSPT) held in Michigan had attracted the largest field in the history.


There is no doubt about the massive success of the event as it had 1,066 entries registered for the FireKeepers Casino event in Battle Creek in MI State. The MSPT $1,100 no-limit hold’em main event had a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool and this had tripled three times due to the huge turnout for the event.

Mike Shanahan, an attorney from Indiana State, was lucky to have taken part in this prestigious event as he walked away victorious from the event and took home a whopping $216,829. This tournament is recorded to be the largest poker tournament in the history of poker events in the Michigan state. It is a great honor for Shanahan to beat the strong 1,066 entries at FireKeeperes event and to win such huge prize money.

Mike said that he felt that this was the best he has played poker for a long time and was looking good at the table for the past couple of years. He really enjoyed his time at FireKeepers and was happy to dig deep and to finish the tournament on a high. Read more “Shanahan Wins MSPT FireKeepers Main Event”

Andy Andrejevic wins ACOP Super High Roller for US$ 1.125 million

This just took over 4 levels of play to end the final table of Asia Championship of Poker 2015 HK$ 500000 Super High Roller.

When the dust had squared off, it was Andy Andrejevic, the Serbian-American player, standing as the winner. Andrejevic defeated John Juanda heads up to win the most wanted title as well as HK$ 8725000.
The final 6 poker players came back at 2:30 pm (local time) and all were already in the money as play ended on Day 2 following the bubble had burst. After 2 hours, three poker players had already bump off the rail.
Erik Seidel entered as the shortest stack and also was the first out. He propelled all in with ace-7, but Anton Astapau had ace-10, called, and took him out. Anton was out for fifteen minutes after he ran into Andrejevic and just could not survive in spite of flopping a set.

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Mustapha Kanit triumphs €936,500 prize money at EPT Grand Final €50K Super High Roller event

The fast paced European Poker Tour Grand Final of the 2015 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino with €50,000 Super High Roller took just one action packed day to end.   On Monday morning at 3:30 AM the final hand was dealt, after the play was started off on Sunday just after 12:30 local time.

At the closing of the registration sixty six entries were confirmed and a prize pool of €3.2 million was in order. The €936,500 top prize was destined to be owned by the Italian, and Mustapha Kanit had live tournaments earnings amounting to almost $2.7 million before he registered in to the event. This is the biggest paycheck for the young player and the other biggest of Kanit came as early as 2014 when he finished at the fourth spot netting $492,600 at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,500 High Roller event.

The top 10 players remained in the table it became a battle to win short stacks and Vladimir Troyanovskiy was eventually eliminated to become the “Bubble Boy” of the event. There went the tenth place, and Scott Seiver reaching a money event in super high roller was relegated to the ninth. The field then followed by by Andrei Streltsou, Mark Teltscher, Ivan Luca and the German trio of Fabian Quoss, Martin Finger and Fedor Holz to the payout desk. Read more “Mustapha Kanit triumphs €936,500 prize money at EPT Grand Final €50K Super High Roller event”

Jason Mercier a strategic as well as Planned Poker player

Casino won by him is 109. Jason has his own way to play the game at each and every poker tournament.

He is a player who has made the game really enjoyable for many times in many poker tournaments. He is a poker player that has achieved the goals and targets in the many poker games. Player has enjoyed the games and won the titles. He is a poker player that has made the interesting. He is a casino poker player that 109 in his account. He is a poker player cashes in $13, 343, 45.

World Series of poker game he has 41 cashes in the world series of poker tournament. He is a player who has 2 bracelets in the poker tournament. He also has 13 final tables in the entire poker games. He is a poker player who has made the game $2, 34,343 winnings in the entire poker tournaments. Winnings $195,971 in the world poker tournaments He has not won any final table in the world poker tournament. European poker tournament is a poker player that has 10 cashes in the European poker tournament. Ranking wise he is a 221 poker player. Read more “Jason Mercier a strategic as well as Planned Poker player”

Lee Salem poker resume demonstrates the profitability of poker for wannabes

With the evolution of poker in the last decades, there are highly imperative events where professional players can invest their skills and utilize their hidden talent. It is unanimously agreed that poker though governed by luck requires skills as essential element of success. Lee Salem is exactly mirrored in this assertion with his numerous significant cashes in WSOP and WPT events while he is a renowned cash game participant. His struggles in the poker arena to cement his name and shovel in earnings have seen him leave the casinos pockets full. Though eclipsed His resume is an admirable piece that deserves reviewing.

He first placed 5th in the 1998 WSOP Main Event in a final table that hosted the likes of Scotty Nguyen and T.J. Cloutier. He garnered $190,000 for his efforts; it is the biggest event cash hitherto. Salem’s first WSOP cash in 1995 was a Limit Hold’em tournament but has seven cashes in the event. Earlier in 2000, he cashed to place 40th and later the following year for a 361st position. On the World Poker Tour, he has three cashes while final tabling once. He final tabled at the Grand Prix de Paris in 2003 in the WPT Season II. He placed 6th in the event where David Benyamine carried the day. Read more “Lee Salem poker resume demonstrates the profitability of poker for wannabes”