The largest field in World Poker Tour history has been at the 2005 Legends of Poker tournament at the Bicycle Casino, this year. A record number of 839 players signed up for this $5000 buy-in event. In the 2004 event, Doyle Brunson won the true legend. This year’s huge field comprised of some of the top ranking players in the game, but none made it to the final table. It was felt this year a new name will go on to become a legend. One of the players at the table was Kenna James, who is very likely to become a pro. Tod Phillips, the maker of films like “Old School” and “Starsky & Hutch” was also present. There was Tim Phan who may go on to make a name for himself, after the World Series of Poker Main Event is televised while the other three players were unknown names in the poker arena. Alex Kahner who was actually playing his first tournament went on to become the winner. Cardplayer.com reports:
The World Poker Tour had just set its second record with this tournament. It took 58 hands (over a period of two hours and twenty minutes) to eliminate the first player. No other เเทงหวยออนไลน์ final table held together that long before losing someone.
Bodog.com Hosts Benefit Tournaments For the Victims of Hurricane Katrina
Online benefit tournaments will be hosted by Bodog.com, to help the victims of hurricane Katrina. All the proceeds of these tournaments will be going to the Red Cross. Founder and CEO, Calvin Ayre says that it was the least Bodog.com could do to ease the agony of those most affected by this hurricane. This hurricane has wreaked havoc across the U.S Gulf Coast and affected thousands of people. As per initial estimates, the damages run to the tune of $25 billion. Almost eighty percent of New Orleans is under water and the death toll is still rising. Bodog’s benefit poker tournaments will be running daily between September 8-12. Poker enthusiasts can now play the game for fun and contribute towards a charitable cause too! Onlinecasinonews.com reports:
“We are deeply saddened to hear of the many victims caught in the devastating path of the hurricane,” says Calvin Ayre, Founder and CEO of Bodog.com. Bodog will match and donate all of the players’ fees from the poker tournaments to the Red Cross hurricane relief fund.
World’s Largest Poker Tournament Comparison Site – TournamentMonitor.com
Online poker is a rage in today’s times with the result that there are innumerable poker rooms and tournaments doing their bit to lure the player. To the average poker player however, help comes from TournamentMonitor.com, that helps poker players find a tournament of their choice. TournamentMonitor.com not only affiliates with 26 poker rooms to provide this facility but also gives this facility, round the clock! So, players rejoice, it is now possible to find the poker tournament of your choice, without having to download the software of each poker room and without testing the tournament listing manually. Several search options are available to the player at TournamentMonitor.com. These include searches on buy-in, prize pool, game type, freerolls and various other related options. Thomas Hanson, the co-founder and Public Relations Director of TournamentMonitor.com says that with the launch of the free live updated poker tournament schedule, TournamentMonitor moves one step ahead, towards becoming the world’s largest and most advanced poker tournament comparison site. Emediawire.com reports:
The poker tournament feed has been developed to help affiliates convert visitors into real money poker players. Only a few poker rooms make their poker tournament information accessible for affiliates.