Daniel Negreanu To Award $30k To Winners

Daniel Negreanu is all set for charity and wants to do his bit for the poker community. He would award PokerStars Platinum Pass worth $30,000 to the maker of a video whom he finds to be highly inspiring prior to the end of September. The Kid Poker needs fans to make a short video that explains the charity name and the reason they wish to play for them. He, along with a few judges will choose the best out of the lot and present a Platinum Pass to that person.

The Platinum Pass allows participants to enter into $25,000 PokerStars Players Championship in the Bahamas in addition to travel expenses worth $5,000. PokerStars would hand out around 300 passes all through this year. Negreanu, the actual face of this poker site would hand over one of them to one of the fortunate and inspiring people.
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The Craziest Hand Of Poker By Kevin Hart You Will See All Year

This could be one of the poker’s craziest hands you have ever seen, and it is all the Kevin Hart “fault”. The PokerStars Ambassador and the comedian was the part of a cash game television telecasted at the Poker PokerStars Championship Monte Carlo event last year. In the event he battled with Faraz Jaka, Daniel Negreanu, Charlie Carrel, Liv Boeree and qualifier Mila Monroe. And you would be surprised to know that it was the qualifier who made for one of the most innocent hands televised ever.

Just have a look at yourself, and you will be the judge of what is going on here!
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Pennsylvania’s Online Poker Marketplace Forecasting

At the end of October of 2017, the Pennsylvania will become the fourth state of U.S. to legalize Internet gambling. The Senate and House of Representatives of the state have shown a green signal for the game and have approved a gaming bill on which Governor Tom Wolf will and make it a law.

Chris Grove, Gaming industry analyst who publishes OnlinePokerReport and news for other online gaming outlets, after this move of the state, predicts an almost immediate increase in revenue of the state. He estimated that the state will get the immediate revenue of $120 million all from the licensing fees itself.
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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 »

Igor Kurganov : A Talented and Passionate Poker Player

Igor Kurganov is a male poker player.


This player is very much talented and a very passionate player. This player plays the game with full of his concentration and has a compassion towards the game. This is a very young player and he is very much concerned to the game he is playing. Igor kurganov has won many achievements at a young age. He has won many titles and he is also a very popular player. He stays very calm while playing the game and he is also a very silent person. He just focuses on the game and plays it with full of his skills, concentration and passion. He also wants to not only achieve new goals but also wants to learn new techniques and new methods from the opponent player and next time, he plays their trick to them which is very tricky and people usually get confused while they are playing with him. Nobody understands the tricks what he is going to play next.

Igor kurganov has won a total grand total of $849447 which is a good amount to win at such a young age. He has not only won the cash amount but he has also won many of the career titles and many achievements in his poker tournaments held till the date. Read more »