Unibet and Micrograming have posted positive growths even if online poker ring game traffic might have declined as per standard parameters.
The traffic decline detected is about 18.5% as per annual figures. There are several factors that contribute to the trend of real money being circulated in online poker games. There has come on stringent regulations in online poker that makes it more difficult to make money online. As a result the popularities of many poker rooms have declined and several countries have seen many online poker initiatives being shut down. The overall base of players might have declined and so has liquidity gone down among players for the game. There is another reason that ring games have declined in popularity in online poker. It is mainly due to a shift that has come about in the game format. The recreational players prefer to the sit and go lottery style games in the online gaming forums. That is much in demand among the poker networks online as compared to ring games online in case of poker.
Phil Hellmuth, the well known poker player, would again host Tiger’s Poker Night, a yearly charity poker event arranged by WPT.
The event, this year, is fixed for 29th April in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. As per a press release, cards would be in the air in front of the KÀ Theatre at around 7:15 PM (PST).
The US$ 11000 buy-in would feature a few of poker’s top players, along with celebs with a warmth for poker. To add to that, WPT’s very own Lynn Gilmartin and Vince Van Patten would be playing. Prizes for the contestants include a round of golf with Tiger Woods, professional-amateur playing positions in premier PGA TOUR events as well as other unique, high-end items.
Britain is home to numerous poker players who have plunged into the global poker circuits to leaving a permanent mark. Most well-known players from Britain participate in regional poker or worldwide high-profile tournaments where they have performed amazingly well.
One player every enthusiast would consider a hero in the poker arenas is Matt Perrins. He has not only shone at home but has also overseas in international poker tournaments against the backdrop of fierce competition.
Matt catapulted himself to the top-notch player’s hegemony that he shares with other US players by notching the WSOP for the trove bracelet twice. A brief review of his poker resume paints the picture of a talented and distinct player with a global winning bent. Continue Reading