Baazov has been in the news recently with the bid that he placed when Amaya was placed on the market for privatization.
His investor company denied the claims which led to a lot of controversy as well. Baazov has now announced his alternative funder who has been secured for funding the bid of $6.7 billion that Baazov has placed on Amaya. This is his bid in order to have a stake in the privatization of the company. Being a founder of Amaya Inc, there was much controversy created when rumors arose about his bid to purchase shares of the company going in for privatization. His investor firm KBC Aldini Capital is a Dubai investor firm denied being involved in the bid. This again added more fire to the rumors.
Baazov’s bid for purchase of shares of Amaya Inc has involvement of two of his Hong Kong funds as well. Currently Baazov has the largest shareholding in the company, Amaya Gaming Inc which is the parent company for the successful online venture of PokerStars.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