Online Slot Online player and Hollywood actor, Joe Reitman, clinched the championship in the UltimateBet.com’s $1 Million Guaranteed Tournament. This tournament concluded on January 15th and Reitman won a prize pool of over US $1.3 million.
“I couldn’t believe it,” says Reitman of beating out 2,773 other players from around the world. “The competition was intense, but I played well and got lucky enough to make it to the final table and eventually win the whole thing.”
“All In” – The New Book That Covers the True Story of the World Series of Poker, in Totality
The latest book on poker to have hit the market is “All In: The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker”. It has been written by Jonathan Grotenstein and Storms Reback and is priced at $24.95 US dollars.
“All In” takes on the audacious task of chronicling the entire history of the World Series up to the 2005 event. It doesn’t just take a look at the Championship Event (although it is the focal point of the book), it also delves into the entirety of the “hows” and “whys” of the World Series all the way back to the originator, the late Benny Binion.
The Aussie Millions – Crown Australian Poker Championship 2006
The Crown Australia Poker Championship 2006 – the Aussie Millions has recently come to an end. It had an exciting Main Event Final table and the final winner was the very consistent New Zealand pro, Lee Nelson. Uk.pokernews.com reports:
He eventually ground down two young US college kids, Robery Neary and Shannon Shorr (2nd and 4th) and Canadian Nenad Medic (3rd). From a Pom’s point of view, things didn’t go quite so swimmingly in the Main Event, as they were collectively taken out by the sharks, albeit three of them managed to get a leg on shore before being dragged under.
Computer Program Developed by NexLearn, to Train Users to Host Professional Poker Tournaments
“Palms Home Poker Host” is a computer software program. It has been developed by Learning solutions company, Nexlearn, LLC. It has been designed to train users to host professional poker tournaments. This product has just made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It has three video simulated “staff members”. There is a Planner, a Director and a Bartender. They interact with users, teaching them every aspect of hosting a poker tournament, step by step. This program uses SimWriter, a proprietary simulation development tool. Casinocitytimes.com reports:
Representatives from NexLearn attended a launch party at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on January 5 to introduce the new product. Also present were George Maloof, Palms CEO and President; Cindy Margolis, who starred as the Planner in the computer program; Britney Spears; and buyers from numerous major retail outlets.