Posts tagged: Freddy

Freddy Deeb Narrowly Misses 3rd WPT Title

It was not third time lucky for Freddy Deeb as he could not claim his third WPT Legends of Poker title.


There were 786 poker players competing at the 2015 WPT Legends of Poker tournament and the title eventually went to Mike Shariati. It was a loss that could not be so easily digested by Freddy Deeb as he came very close to winning the title and had to miss out to Shariati who made a very good comeback to win it.

This was the $3,700 buy-in main event at the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker held at the Bicycle casino in California. The event was a thrilling and exciting one and Freddy was looking to get himself alongside Anthony Zinno, Gus Hansen, and Carlos Mortensen to win the WPT title three times. But, that did not happen despite Deeb showing his class and why he is regarded as one of the legends of the poker game. Read more »

AP Awards Announced By GPI

The Global Poker Index has announced its date of American poker award.


The announcement is done on the Twitter account of GPI. According to the declaration, the GPI American Poker third annual Award will take place at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills. The date for the ceremony is also declared. It will take place on 23 February 2017.

Complete schedule of the award ceremony will go like this; the event will kick off with the conference of American Poker. Timing for the same will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. At the conference the panels will discuss on the player’s requirement, formats of town hall and industry collaboration.

After the conference, reception will take place. Timing for the reception will be 7 p.m. After the reception, the award ceremony will take place. And the ceremony will start at 8 pm. The award ceremony will be followed by dinner. Read more »

Phil Ivey and iTEAM Network introduces new DFS offering

iTEAM Network, based in Las Vegas, and poker pro Phil Ivey have declared that they are collaborating in launching a brand new daily fantasy sports product called – PhilIveyDFS that would make its debut next month.  The site would start as a DFS-based skin on iTEAM Network that uses a network of such skins in a way similar to, as well as likely derived from, the business model behind a lot of the world’s biggest online-poker networks.

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Ivey stated that over the last few years, he has been looking for several ways to share with fans his view on Daily Fantasy Sports. He was honored to have several options but iTEAM Network’s concentration on compliance as well as the core technology, with the leadership of Gabe Hunterton, finally made it a quite an easy decision.
iTEAM Network’s CEO Hunterton told that they are always looking for great brands as well as partners in the world of fantasy games. There is not elite-level individual that fans want to follow and know from more than Phil Ivey.

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Stephen chidwick: A Sincere and Stress Free Poker Player

The poker player who has played the game for his passion and not for winning cashes. He is a poker player who has played at all the poker tournaments.

He is a player who has played at the World Series if poker tournament. We can see that, he has total cashes of amount $3,611,928 poker player. He is a player who has very good carrier 9 title cashes. He has 162 carrier cashes mentioned on his account. He has also played at the world poker tournament and he is player who has also played at the European poker player. He is a player who has played at the world series of poker player. He has total casino 59 on his account.
We can see records in World poker tournament:
He is a player who has $1,215,234 in the world poker tournament. He is a player who has 28 cashes in the world series of poker tournament. He is a player who has 0 bracelet in the world poker tournament. He is a player who has 7 final tables in the world poker tournament.
We can see records in World poker tournament:
We can see he has $70.060 winnings in the world poker tournament. He is player who has 1 cashes in the world poker tournament. He is a player who plays for winning and not for cashes we can see this in the carrier poker tournament. The player has 1 final table in the poker tournament.

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Ari Engel Charges to lead in the 2015 WPT Canadian Spring Championship on Day 2 and the field is left with 45

World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship of 2015 partypoker.net had a quick Day 2 and after eight levels of play the field of 151 poker players was reduced to 45 and in the money. The event was conducted on Sunday at the Playground Poker Club situated in Montreal, Quebec.

Mike Leah was on the lead with big chip count and it took not much time to lose the advantage as he lost to Nicholas Palma with a huge pot against the opponent’s set of aces. The lost the rest when he shoved of a flush draw against the pocket aces of Kevin Singh and finally failing to make the cut. The lead was then grabbed by EricAfriat, the 2014 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Champion; however the day was hogged by Ari Engel.

Engel has been knocking down minor leagues of poker for several years with wins from World Series of Poker Circuit and also a title from Heartland Poker Tour but has been unable to win a truly major event. He took one step closer today to a WPT win, and also became the only player to build a $1-million chip count while constructing notable lead. Read more »

David Paredes, this multitalented individual from New York is a born poker player

Calling David Paredes poker player is undermining his multifaceted character as a player as well as an individual.

The man from New York is also a chess playe, child actor, video game genius and a writer of fictions. He is also equally comfortable working in Wall Street, while he has earned his graduation from Harvard and NYU Law. He was also instrumental in exposing the UltimateBet cheating.

With so many activities and interests to keep him distracted him David has managed to keep his focuses unwavering and became a force to contend with in the poker tournament circuit. This man from Big Apple despite being self-evaluated as a cash-game grinder had earned as much as $1.5 million in live tournaments.

He was spotted by a New York City agent who asked him whether he would like to become an actor. Not known for h is trait of saying “no” he jumped at the offer. He most did voice overs and then he landed commercials like Pepperidge Farms and Hess Trucks. He also got a few roles in movies and them included Crocodile Dundee 2 and Married to the Mob. He says “I still get a check from MGM for $8 every year”. Then one day he told his mother that he would like to quit all these and he was only eight year old. Read more »