Nick Schulman has become the victor in the first $50,000 NLHE buy-in event of the inaugural c high-stakes tournament series.
Around 50 players have participated in the first $50,000 NLHE event, and it was Schulman who dominated, earning $918,000 as his reward. This prize amount is actually his second-biggest in his career, and now his total live tournament wins are more than $10 million!
This is also his second $50,000 High Roller event that he won this year, as he successfully dominated in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $50,000 Super High Roller held in August, winning $440,000 in the process.
The case of Phil Ivey versus Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa on the baccarat dispute takes another whole new plot twist after the playing card manufacturer Gemaco reminds the court of a significant revelation that came from Chen Yin Sun, dubbed the Queen of Sorts, and mainly Ivey's sidekick/companion that helped him win $9.6 million at the baccarat tables in 2012.
It's always pleasant to play slot games featuring fantastical creatures, but at this point you might be thinking that witches, leprechauns and monsters are a little passé. If so, Gnome Wood is definitely the game for you!
The amount €630,000 and a quite lengthy jail term is something surely no professional poker pro ever wants to pay for, so next time if you're good enough to win such a hefty amount at any poker event, then the humongous tax you're about to pay is something you should be happy to part with, or else...suffer the dire consequences.
The woman who defrauded Sky City Casino in Hamilton of almost $2.5 million over the course of 5 years has been sentenced to 7 years and 8 months behind bars. Tessa Grant, age 41, had recently pleaded guilty to 10 theft and fraud charges throughout the years 2008 up to 2015.
A currently pregnant woman, who conspired with her husband, was caught and sentenced after they stole $153,330 from her casino employer. On August 28 Monday, a magistrate described the couple as cold-hearted and ordered them to pay a sum of $186,000 in fines within 3 months. Should they fail to pay the fine, the couple shall be serving 181 months each behind bars.
Whether this is some sort of practical joke, this most recent Youtube video of Doug "WCGRider" Polk slamming a US$5 million heads-up challenge on Tom "durrrr" Dwan's face looks like it's going to be a very interesting spectacle, should it happen.
John Hesp, a 64-year-old grandpa from Bridlington, England, who won as a runner-up (4th place) of the 2017 WSOP $10,000 Main Event final table and took home $2.6 million, recently announced that his experience while he was in Las Vegas was utterly remarkable enough that it is going to be turned into a movie!