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New championships and festivals are lined up as part of the live tournament schedule on PokerStars.


For those who are regulars and enthusiasts in online poker, there is much to look forward to at the PokerStars platform. There would be a radical change in the live events that the site has planned.

Tours such as LAPT and EPT would be consolidated. As Day 2 of European Poker Tour Barcelona event was about to start, PokerStars stated that for the next year the live events will become restructured. They will become part of PokerStars Festivals and PokerStars Championships. The championship that is scheduled for the first part of next year will be in the Bahamas which will be held from Jan 6th to 14th 2017. It is being rebranded as PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. The championships will last for the duration of 10 to 11 days and will end with a Main Event. The destinations that are confirmed for the championships next year are Panama, Macau, Monte Carlo, Barcelona and others.More Link

French-regulated client of PokerStars – PokerStars.fr declared previous week to their Austrian player base that it would no longer be serving poker players staying in the country starting at 10:00 AM (ET) on 1st March, 2016. The notification communicated Austrian poker players that a alteration in regulatory framework is the reason they would no longer be welcome to play on French PokerStars client.
Upon that news, poker players came to poker forums (that includes TwoPlusTwo) to talk about the news with the reasons this is taking place. The email subscribers got explanations that players could still utilize their StarsCoin balances to buy things in VIP Store as well as the site would convert tournament dollars and tickets into cash automatically.
Poker players pondered that the cause for the pullout might have related to a very recent contract announced between iPoker Network owner Playtech and Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria owner Win2Day, where the former would offer poker platform services to the latter might have been the reason of the bow out because of the timing. Even though Win2Day is presently the only online poker channel licensed in Austria under their gaming authority, this news appears to be just unrelated and coincidental. More Link

Freeway City, a brand new documentary, will be released on 23rd Nov, for free online via Vimeo.

The docu-feature, which was directed and produced by Max Votolato, deals with on Gardena, California and also backs the city’s heyday as a nightlife mecca as well as self- titled “Poker Capital of The World”.
To be more specific, the documentary tells the untold tale of Ernie Primm who, in 30’s, saw a loophole in the law letting poker to be played in a legal way outside the city limits of Los Angeles. The movie is ninety minutes long and it is broken into sixteen parts.
Speaking to a leading website, Votolato told that he was always fascinated with Los Angeles. Growing up, he read every book and magazine he could find about Los Angeles as well as Southern California. He was inspired by Mike Davis’ book City of Quartz as well as David Rieff’s Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World and he was looking for an original LA story to tell.

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Not as much as a day after, Brazilian soccer player Neymar Jr. succeeded to score the blade objective to protect Futbol Club Barcelona a shine in the Final League of UEFA Champions, authoritatively stuck together with Team PokerStars as most recent brand representative of the room.

Neymar Jr. said that getting matured and playing soccer regular has put him together an aggressive individual. He also disclosed that when he does not engage football, he liked participating poker and going up against his partners out and about or in home amusements with companions; these are some of his most loved things to do.

As per the Brazilian national football group star and world-well known striker, his means of entry into the poker world has been a characteristic stride, because he accepts that these two games have more similar things than numerous may consider.

He also discloses the similarities between both games saying that to be a fruitful poker player, you oblige a considerable lot of the same abilities that are expected to be an effective footballer. Mental quality of players is essential as well as strength; persistence, self-control, and focus are also needed. He also disclose his liking for taking challenges saying that he cherishes the challenges, whether they comes forward on the football pitch or at the poker table.More Link

Jonathan Duhamel is basically from Boucherville, Canada. He has dropped his one year to be professional poker player.

He has started playing poker in 2006. He has not played very well in 2010. His graph is not best. But he is not consistent player. His graph is showing that he has down his performance. He has not played professionally because of this effects comes on his graph and he consistently he is going down. He has won $12,707,338 casino winnings in his total career. Career title won 4, 63 career cashes he has won,

In the poker player of the year he has placed at 276 rank and total points was 480 points and winnings was $116,738. He has played in every series like World Series of poker, world poker tour, and European poker tour. In World Series of poker player $9,730,081 total 20 cashes he has won; he has gone through 5 final tables. He has won one bracelet in this series in 2010. In World poker tour total winnings was $81,202 4 cashes he has won, and gone through 1 final table. In European poker tour $129,435 total 5 cashes he has won.More Link