Why Daniel Negreanu Is Unhappy with WSOP POY 2017 Formula

July 13th, 2017

When Daniel Negreanu won the first World Series of Poker Player of the Year award in 2004, there were no big calculations and complexities involved in the process of determining the winner of the prestigious award. Each event was weighted equally and there were no multipliers for the number of buy-in or the number of players. But the formula for POY kept changing over the years. In 2011, the POY went through a significant change after which several factors like weight to field size, buy-ins and WSOP Europe matches became part of the equation.  In 2017, a major change was announced for WSOP Player of the Year award which caused a serious concerns among famous Poker players, including Daniel Negreanu, who is the first (and only) player in WSOP history to win the POY award for more than once (Daniel won his second POY award in 2013). 2017 WSOP POY award is based on a proprietary formula that is based on ROI, which takes into account buy-in amount and the amount won. Daniel Negreanu Is Unhappy with WSOP POY 2017 Formula The latest formula puts Daniel Negreanu at the 12th place. The Canadian Poker star was quick to voice his […]

6 Best Facebook Poker Apps and Games

June 21st, 2017

If you are a Poker fan and spend a lot of time on Facebook, perhaps you should start rolling the chips on Facebook as well instead of wasting time on pointless cat videos and envying other people’s posts. There are some amazing Facebook poker apps which would help you practice the game and make real money. Best Poker Apps on Facebook Texas Hold’Em Poker This app is made by Zynga, the best company when it comes to social games. Texas Hold’Em poker Facebook app has over 5 million active users. The app has different games, including hold’ Em, Shoot out, and SIT N GO. You can challenge your friends and interact with the game’s community. You can download Texas Hold’Em Facebook app and receive 60,000 free chips. This app has an amazing interface and seamless design. World Series of Poker This Facebook Poker game is made by Playtika. There are over 1 million active users of this app. You can play cash games, tournaments, and challenge your Facebook friends. You can even get into high-stakes tables and compete with expert Poker players.  The app involves bonuses and a chance to win $15,000 additional chips when you connect your account to […]

Adrian Mateos Beats Famous Players, Including Daniel Negreanu and Wins $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em

June 19th, 2017

WSOP is going on at its full glory, and we are seeing a lot of surprises as young, lesser-known players clear the tables in different events at the tournament. The 22-year old Spanish Poker player Adrian Mateos won the $10,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Championship last week after about 128 matches. The young player won his third World Series of Poker gold bracelet and a $324,470 reward.  A lot of poker analysts were predicting that the Spaniard will make waves in the tournament, but Adrian has truly exceeded the hype and expectations. Adrian Mateos Wins $324,470 Adrian is really happy about his victory. Talking to the media he said: “It’s insane that I have three bracelets, It’s really difficult to win three bracelets and I’m 22. I run good and I think I play good so that’s all that matters.” He defeated one of the best Poker players, Daniel Negreanu, in the Round of 128. Mateos’ next opponent was Ian O’Hara. The Spaniard won the match against Ian pretty easily. Eric Wasserson was the next opponent of Mateos.  The 22-year old took an early lead in the match and got his confidence boosted. He finally won the match, and braced up to face […]