The concept of groan and fold in live poker games is something that most people know about.
However, there are ways to use this strategy right, which is a way of letting go, similar to a crying call. There are times when flopped sets need to be folded or one has to bear it with a groan and allow their chance to go by.
The crying call is one strategy and so is a groan fold that needs to be used the right way in a live poker tournament. The latter strategy is about distracting you as your fingers flick the cards they hold and move towards the stack of chips. This poker technique is little known, but comes in handy in certain times. For instance, in a live tournament of $1000, a passive player might be limping along and when one looks at a flopped set they are holding, they are forced to limp along as well. Continue reading Groan Fold Strategy In Poker
A man from the Orange County became the big winner Capital Region Classic (CRC) poker tournament.
The event was hosted by the River Casino & Resort on the occasion of its inauguration.
Montgomery based Robert Saladin won $45,034 emerged as the winner of the tournament, which was five day longs and held at the gambling hall of Schenectady.
The second place in the tournament was held by Gerald Edwards of Schenectady, he won the prize amount of $32,258.
In addition to this the total amount of $272,655 was equally divided up among the top finishers, who were 137 in number. These players competed in the tournament and finished at the top. They participated in the event from May 23 to May 28 at the event center of Rivers Casino and Resort. The resorts has been recently inaugurated with this tournament and with such win, it has come in the limelight. As far as the resort is concern is concerned, then it is one of the best with all the amenities for both people who love playing poker and those who love watching it from outside. Continue reading Saladin Won $46K At Schenectady Casino
Hall of Fame of Poker game Doyle Brunson had a session of a wild cash game.
This happened on Tuesday evening in Las Vegas. Here is the detail what happened on the evening of Tuesday.
Doyle Brunson is now 83-year-old and was playing poker in Las Vegas. He spoke about a contestant in the event without revealing his identity. Burnson used his twitter account and said he saw a player in the event who run just three big bets in the mixed game of $2,000-$4,000 up to a the stack of $550,000. Brunson did not even reveal about the person had originally bought in for.
Brunson said after a minute of this incidence he witnessed two players unnamed of high-stakes get into an argument. The argument became so strong that they threw the chips of poker whose cost was $150,000 onto the floor. The entire incident happened in the Bellagio’s poker room. Continue reading Doyle Brunson Reveal Something On Twitter
The Gaming Control Board of Nevada released a report that says Silver State Casinos has shown increased revenue.
This happened after a long time, the casinos of city showed some positive figure last time in the year 2008. The release got published recently claiming the total profit made by casinos.
However, it is mentioned in the release that, casino gambling is the not the only contributor of increased revenue. Other factors that have made contribution in it are fees and “room rentals. The fees and room rent contributed $979 million revenue in total revenue of $25.2 billion.
The people belong to the governance of casino in Nevada, are happy with this visible increase in revenue. And there is strong reason for it, just a year before, the casinos of Nevada, endured loss overall, the amount was approximately $662 million. The revenue in the same year was $24.6 billion. Continue reading Profit Comes To Nevada Casinos
The World Series of Poker Circuit 2015-16 at Harrah’s Tunica Event: #8 $365 No-Limit Hold’em Monster Stack drew in 457 entries as well as created a US$ 137100 prize pool. Earlier on Thursday, that event came to a finish with Kyle Cartwright as the very last man standing.
If that name appears quite familiar, this is because they once viewed as Cartwright “Poster Boy for the WSOP Circuit.” This is because from the year 2011-2012, Cartwright caught fire by snatching 5 rings as well as attempting then all-time ring leader Mark “Pegasus” Smith.
With his recent victory, Cartwright caught his 6th gold ring, even though this is no longer the record as others have gone ahead since the World Series of Poker Circuit started offering twelve rings at each of their stops.
At present, Alex Masek holds the record for most rings with 9, the most recent coming last year. Behind him are Ari Engel, Valentin Vornicu and Chris Reslock are all tied with 7, while Cory Waaland and Cartwright sit tied with six.
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Sergio Aido, is a Spanish poker player. He started his poker career in the year 2012.
Sergio Aido played his first poker tournaments in the Barcelona, in which he was ranked 2nd and had $5,055. After that he played more three tournaments that year. The same year for the first time he was ranked 1st in WPTN which was held in Barcelona. In this he won a prize token of $115,240 which is one of his top earning till now.
After that in the year 2013 he played twelve more tournaments. In the first match of the year 2013 he was ranked 1st and had won $217,530. This is the biggest event played by Sergio Aido in his entire poker career. This is the highest prize earned by Sergio Aido till now. After that in the same year once again he was ranked 1st in Galway. In Galway his prize token was much low as compared to the previous tournament. This year he played many more tournaments and had won a good ranking, his prize token was having a roller coaster ride but yet it was quite good. This year was made him popular to.
After this, in the year 2014 he played more thirteen tournaments. This year Sergio Aido was not ranked 1st in any of the events but yet he tried a lot of playing for the highest rank and prize money.
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