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.
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
The recent release list of the Global Poker Index on 26th February 2015 showed Marc Ladouceur drop from the 97th to 121st place with 2133.83 points. He is Canadian and has been in the poker arenas for quite some time. However, he has not been lucky as to clinch the WSOP bracelet, WPT title or the EPT accolade hitherto. However, his resilience in the unprecedented poker games is attributable to his strategic skills that have enabled him to keep earning intermittently in different tournaments. The reason for his dismal ranking is not because of losing but improvements from other players. His resume forms an intriguing piece to read if you treasure the underdogs.
His first significant tournament was in the World Series of Poker in a $1,500 NLHE Event #7placing 249th. His resurgence in the 2011 WSOP’s $10,000 Main Event saw him place 63rd for a generous $130,997. On the same year he appeared in the PokerStars.net European Poker Tour Snowfest in a Main Event scoring a 30th finish to take home €7,500. The next year in 2013, he was at the PokerStars EPT €5,300 Main Event in Prague where he was 81st to get €11,100. He also played many tournaments at the World Series of Poker that year, his notables include the $10,000 Heads-Up NLHE where he was 16th for $26,237, the $1,500 NLHE placing 83rd to earn $4,492 and later in a $2,500 NLHE finishing in the 64th position to get $8,807. Along these tracks, his participation in the PokerStars.com and Monte Carlo Casino EPT Grand Final in a €25,000 High-Roller where he finished in the 15th position to rake in €61,900. More Link