Famous Hollywood Celebrities Who are Also Skilled Poker Players

March 23rd, 2017

Celebrities love Poker and gambling. Poker is strangely addictive, and keeps people in its tentacles irrespective of their status and money. Here are the most famous Hollywood stars which are also famous and skilled Poker players. Ben Affleck Famous actor Ben Affleck is a hardcore gambler. In 2014, he was banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Cafe in Vegas because he was playing “too well”. Affleck was raking in so much money that the managers started to doubt him. Ben Affleck is one of the most famous actors, directors and screenwriters of Hollywood. In 2001, he made a whopping $800,000 in blackjack by playing three $20,000 hands in one night. Sam Simon Sam Simon, Co-Producer of the all-time famous ‘The Simpsons’ was a skilled Poker player. Simon, who passed away in 2015, made it to the World Series of Poker no less than six times. He was a professional Poker player before entering  the TV business. He also ran a show called “Sam Game” in which he played Poker with his celebrity friends.  In 2007, Sam won $39,445 in No-Limit Texas Hold’em Main Event. He also won 438-player No-Limit Hold’em Bounty $100,000 Guarantee in LA, taking home $22,228. […]

Biggest Scandals and Scams in the History of Poker

March 22nd, 2017

Poker is no ordinary game. With so much money involved, scandals and controversies are bound to happen. The history of Poker is awashed in scams, frauds, squandered money and embezzlement. Following are some of the biggest scandals in the history of Poker. Learn from these examples and always put your money in online Poker wisely. The MSN Messenger Poker Hack The MSN Messenger scam involved a mysterious stranger who played online with famous Poker players Patrick Antonius and Johnny Lodden. After beating these two players and getting their attention, the mysterious player asked both of them to add him on MSN messenger, only to hack their computers and compromise all of their data and private information. “God Mode” Scam In 2008, authorities in the US started an investigation after several disgruntled skilled Poker players complained that they kept losing every game they played on a Poker website, Ultimate Bet Poker. Later investigations revealed that a former Poker champion Russ Hamilton was using a software named “God Mode” to strip thousands of Poker players of their money.  Hamilton made millions of dollars by secretly stalking Poker players information and manipulating their moves. Investigators also found out that the administration of Ultimate […]

How VR Poker Will Revolutionize the Gambling Industry

March 9th, 2017

Virtual Reality is set to revolutionize our lives and gambling is no exception, as the disruptive technology is now letting Poker players to feel the environment of a casino while sitting at their couch. In VR Poker, players can interact with each other and play the game remotely but they can still feel the vibes and environment of a Casino. All they need is a VR headset and appropriate apps. Casino VR Poker is one such VR Poker app. This app provides completely immersive experience and renders data in real time. You can make an account on Casino VR Poker app and choose your avatar, and then proceed like you do in a normal casino. Here is a great video in which you can see all the steps involved in playing a virtual reality Poker game.   The basics here are VR Poker-based platform and a headset, for which you can choose Oculus or Samsung Gear. Virtual Reality poker can literally curb all the barriers and hurdles that are faced by online Poker players in the US. Bolt Casino’s VR Poker platform, for instance, lets you do all the real life Poker moves while playing online. You can give high-fives, […]