Poker King Bloghttp://www.pokerkingblog.comPoker King Blog | Poker Rumors and GossipFri, 04 Sep 2009 09:28:06 +0000http://backend.userland.com/rss092en Scott Blumstein Currently 1/2 To Win WSOP Main EventCan Benjamin Pollak or Dan Ott catch Scott Blumstein in the World Series of Poker main event, or is Blumstein fated to win at this point? There are currently three players left heading into the final day of the 2017 World Series of Poker main event. Here are the chip counts: Scott Blumstein, 226,450,000 Dan Ott, 88,375,000 Benjamin Pollak, 45,850,000 All three players are guaranteed $3,...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/07/22/scott-blumstein-odds-wsop-main-event/2017 World Series of Poker Breaks Numerous RecordsPlayers from 111 different countries turned out in droves for this year's World Series of Poker, as the largest tournament series in the world set a number of new records. The 2017 World Series of Poker received a total of 120,995 entries, up 12.2% from last year. The total prize pool for the 2017 World Series of Poker was $231,010,874, which is the largest number in history. In total, the...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/07/18/2017-world-series-of-poker-breaks-numerous-records/Phil Ivey vs Crockfords Case To Be Heard By Supreme Court This WeekLater this week, the United Kingdom's Supreme Court will hear the case of Phil Ivey vs Crockfords. More specifically, the court will rule on whether it is possible to be an "honest cheat". - The Phil Ivey vs Crockfords saga has been ongoing for a number of years. It was 2012 when Ivey and an associate, Cheng Yin Sun, won roughly 7.7 million pounds playing Punto Banco at London's Crockfo...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/07/12/phil-ivey-crockfords-supreme-court/2017 WSOP Main Event Is The Third Biggest EverIs poker dying? If it is, the World Series of Poker main event didn't get the memo. Earlier today, World Series of Poker organizers revealed that 7,221 players had turned out for this year's main event, making it the third largest in the history of the series. This year's turnout is topped only by 2006 (8,773 players, months before UIGEA was passed into law in the United States) and 2010 (7,31...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/07/11/2017-wsop-main-event-third-largest-ever/Pokerstars To Make Former PKR Customers WholeIt's Pokerstars to the rescue once again. Earlier this week, Eric Hollreiser of Pokerstars revealed that his company had signed a deal with the court appointed Administrator responsible for handling the insolvency of PKR.com. Per the terms of the deal, Pokerstars will be reimbursing all of PKR's 60,000 customers who currently have their funds trapped on the site. According to Pokerstar...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/07/07/pokerstars-pkr-customers-whole/Questions Arise About WSOP POY CalculationsDavid "Gunslinger" Bach is off to a fantastic start at this year's World Series of Poker. Bach, who is arguably one of the most well-rounded poker players in the world, has won two World Series of Poker bracelets so far this summer ($10,000 HORSE Championship, $1,500 Dealer's Choice). You would think that a player who has already won two bracelets this summer would be near the top of the W...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/06/21/questions-arise-wsop-poy-calculations/Leon Tsoukernik: 84 Deposits Received For WSOPE €111,111 High Roller For One DropThe €111,111 High Roller For One Drop is still months away, though the tournament is already getting close to hitting its capacity. Earlier this week, Leon Tsoukernik, who is the owner of King's Casino, said that a total of 84 players have already paid their deposits to participate in the €111,111 High Roller for One Drop in November. The event, which will be hosted by King's Casino,...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/06/09/leon-tsoukernik-wsope-high-roller-for-one-drop/Chris Ferguson, Howard Lederer Team Up For WSOP $1,000 Tag Team EventLast year, Howard Lederer and Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, two of the poker world's biggest pariahs, made their returns to the World Series of Poker. The two men, who were two of Full Tilt Poker's biggest shareholders, had been keeping a very low profile following "Black Friday". Aside from Lederer conducting an interview with Pokernews.com, the two men essentially disappeared after "Black Friday" ...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/06/06/chris-ferguson-howard-lederer-wsop-1000-tag-team-event/PokerGo Releases World Series of Poker Streaming ScheduleEarlier today, PokerGo (which is Poker Central's new $10/month streaming product) revealed their streaming schedule for the 2017 World Series of Poker. The reaction to the announcement was quite negative on Twitter, with many paying customers stating their dismay about the lack of events on the schedule, as well as the lack of diversity. Here is the full streaming schedule: June 3 2:...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/06/03/pokergo-releases-world-series-of-poker-streaming-schedule/Dan Bilzerian Buys a "Sh*tload" of Bitcoin at Exactly The Wrong TimeOn Wednesday afternoon, Dan Bilzerian proclaimed to his millions of Instagram followers that he had just bought a "sh*tload" of Bitcoins. Bitcoin, which is the world's most popular cryptocurrency, has gone absolutely berserk over the past month due to a number of different factors. One month ago you could buy a single Bitcoin for approximately $1,250 USD - earlier this week, the price soared t...https://www.pokerkingblog.com/2017/05/27/dan-bilzerian-bitcoin/