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Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

The IP (Imperial Palace) Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi is a 24 hour gambling establishment offering great poker and live table action along with traditional southern cuisine and comfortable accommodation. Its 14 table, dedicated cardroom has a fast paced atmosphere and a friendly environment, where you can grab a bite while you play.

Tournaments
•    IP Classic – April
•    WSOP Satellite Event - May
•    WSOP Satellite Event – October
•    WSOP Circuit Event – November
•    The casino also has a regular calendar of in-house events

Live Games

Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

Poker can basically be played in two ways, with people betting with real money or competing for a prize. Depending on your circumstances and poker ability, you may decide to play one or the other, or a mixture of the two types. If you’re undecided, take a look at this guide of the differences and try to work out what is best for you. If you still don’t know at the end, try a few hands of each and work out which is better. Online sites, like PokerStars, offer both types to give you a go.

Risk vs Reward

Poker Information
Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

Huck Seed is from Las Vegas in the United States and is well known for his silence at the tables, he just lets his skill at playing poker do all the talking for him.  He stands at a very impressive 6ft 7in, but it is not just his height that impresses at the poker tables. Seed was an Engineering student before taking up poker; in 1989 Huck took some time out to play poker and hasn't looked back since.  

Poker Player Profiles
Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

Although the WCOOP competition is still holding top place with online poker tournaments this month, there is still a huge interest in the Sunday Million, one of PokerStars premier competitions. Due to the great format, PokerStars Sunday Tournaments draw in the large crowds at the weekends. You can also count on top prize pools and good value buy-ins, making this competition well worth a visit.

Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

Wouldn’t it be great to visit the Bahamas in January? It would be even better if you get a chance to compete for some serious prize money against the best poker players in the world. This is possible thanks to the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure and the FPP Mega Path promotion to get you there.

Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

5. Darren Elias – Total Winnings $230,610
Resident of Erie, PA Darren Elias is enjoying a bumper 2011 at the poker tables. Most of his career earnings have been in this year, including two cashes over $100,000. Elias beat Britain’s Ricky Hale to fifth spot, earning $230,000 in the process.

4. Fred Goldberg – Total Winnings $280,925
Fred Goldberg has been a regular on the poker circuit since 2006, achieving 19 cashes, three wins and a WSOP bracelet. For coming fourth in this event, Goldberg netted a cool $280,000.

3. Daniel Buzgon – Total Winnings $335,433

Poker Lists
Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

The count down towards the November Nine continued this week on ESPN as two more episodes of World Series of Poker Main Event coverage focusing on Day 6 aired on Tuesday night.

David Bach was the overnight leader with a 4.7 million chip stack though the likes of Phil Collins, Ben Lamb, Sebastian Ruthenberg and Pius Heinz were all in touching distance of the WSOP bracelet winner.

Poker on TV
Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

The European Short Handed Poker Championship was one of many live poker tournaments to take place in Ireland last weekend. 656 players anted up for the €550 Main Event on Day 1. However, it was a newly implemented format, which allowed players who departed on the opening day to return for a second chance on Day 2 and that had a substantial bearing on the eventual outcome on Sunday.

Tournament Review
Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

The best poker players in the world are currently playing in the biggest online poker tournament on the planet, the World Championship of Online Poker. That means the PokerStars Sunday Million is currently taking a break but when it returns the players will be able to enjoy a high stake poker game, like the WCOOP, every Sunday.

Updated 3 years 4 weeks ago

While the PokerStars WCOOP came to a conclusion on Monday, there was no lack of enthusiasm for the latest PokerStars Super Tuesday which more than doubled its $150,000 guarantee in mid-week.

Team PokerStars Pros Jose 'Nacho' Barbero and Randy 'nanonoko' Lew were among the 328 runner field but neither managed to ride the money bubble. It took over seven hours before a final table was set. 'jonwayne69' led the way with 365,617 chips.