The Coronado Lacrosse Club also is known as CLC and Islander Sports Foundation are all set to jointly host the 2nd Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Night on 2nd of November 2018. They are now on the lookout for participants and sponsors for the event. This particular event will take place in the Nautilus Room in the Coronado Recreation Centre, which includes a bar along with some finger foods. Participants of all abilities come forward to play the poker game Texas Hold’em style and the prizes would be given to top scorers. In addition this year, craps tables, roulette, and blackjack would be given along with raffle drawings for the ones participating in the table game.
Brian Dozier, the ISF Vice President said the Islander Sports Foundation is happy once again to partner with CLC post, a great first run which took place last year. Dozier is looking forward to a fun-filled and successful evening yet again that supports Youth Sports, Middle School, and local High School. This is not possible without the public support. He is delighted to partner with ISF for the 2nd time to support the Coronado youth sport as per Jim Fabiszak. He said being the ex-lacrosse player, President of CLC Board and current coach, the events bring a sense a pride when you are a part of something so great. He personally looks forward to meet everyone during the event. (more…)
The order passed by a single-judge bench holding the game of poker as ‘gambling and illegal’ has been challenged by Indian Poker Association (IPA) before a division bench of the Gujarat high court. The IPA has said that the game of poker is the game of skill and not of chance.
At the beginning of this month, Justice R H Shukla had ruled that the game of poker is a chance and, thus, it should be considered as gambling. A division bench, which was headed by the Chief Justice issued notice on Thursday to the state government as well as other concerned parties and posted hearing on the petition to 23rd of January. On this date, the division bench is also probable to hear points on the demand to stay the order of the single – judge bench. (more…)
After the Barcelona PokerStars Tournament, those who wish to know which poker tournament event to follow can choose to follow the World Cup of Cards.
This is now on at the Playground Poker Club located close to Montreal. The contest will continue till 13th of September. This year’s edition of this contest having started already, there is much attention being drawn to it, especially the guaranteed prize pool money being a lump sum, $4, 500, 000. Indeed, the contest has just started and as the participant’s file in, things will surely get more exciting in the coming days.
The WCC 2017 version kicked off with a Live Grand Prix event of $220. Here the players competed for a prize money pool of $1,000, 000. (more…)
On the second day of event Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB), 13 players returned, the event was a $100,000 buy-in tournament and it was hosted in Las Vegas by Aria Poker.
This week, this was the fourth high roller event at Aria, following up the tournament of $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000. All of them were lead-ups to the buy-in Super High Roller Bowl (SHRB), which started on Sunday afternoon and will till June 1.
A total of 54 players participated in the event and generated $5,292,000 prize pool at Aria on Friday. A veer of German poker pros were at the event and a few of them made up to the final table as well. Finally, among them two players Steffen Sontheimer and Christian Christner agreed to a deal of three-handed with pro from America Ben Tollerene and that secured over $1 million to each. (more…)
The 2009 World Series of Poker witnessed one of the greatest finals when 21-year-old Joe Cada clashed against the wily 46-year-old Darvin Moon for the WSOP title.
The final battle was an even race between the two for the most part of the race and eventually Joe Cada; a college dropout had the last laugh. He went on to pocket $8.55 million. This WSOP final is still talked about by the poker fans and enthusiasts as it was a neck and neck race and went all the way down to the wire. All the fans of poker are aware of the 2009 WSOP final table contest in Las Vegas.
Cada said after winning the 2009 WSOP that Moon was a legend and to topple him was a big achievement. He said that Moon showed his class and his poker knowledge for the most part of the game and gave him a really tough fight. Cada said that it was his dream to defeat the best of the best and win the WSOP event and he was happy that he was able to win it by defeating Moon. (more…)