Tag archive for ‘Poker’
Ilan Shavit On Sunday, October 9th, 2016

William Hill and Amaya in talks to create $5.7 billion betting giant

  The Boards of The UK’s William Hill PLC and Canada’s Amaya Inc. confirm that they are in discussions that could lead to a $5.7 billion all share merger of equals. The merger would be classified as More...

News Brief On Monday, November 16th, 2015

Andy Andrejevic Continues Breakout Year, Winning ACOP Super High Roller for $1.125 Million

  It took just over four levels of play to wrap up the final table of 2015 Asia Championship of Poker HK$500, 000 Super High Roller, and when the dust had settled, it was Serbian-American player Andy More...

Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Amaya launches daily fantasy sports service StarsDraft.com

Amaya, the Canadian parent company of PokerStars, has launched daily fantasy sports website StarsDraft.com.  At the moment, the service will be available in selected US markets and later through PokerStars. In More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Vanessa Selbst wins $1 million prize at Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout

  Poker Central, the world’s Poker TV network and producers of the Super High Roller poker series, today announced poker pro Vanessa  as the winner of the Super High Roller Celebrity Shootout and More...

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News Brief On Monday, July 6th, 2015

The $10, 000 Question: Play Day 1A or Wait for Bigger Fields?

  The 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event kicked off Sunday at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, as 480 of the 741 players who entered on Day 1A survived to move on to Day 2. Day 1A was not kind More...

Noam Meir On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Poker Champion Eli Elezra Selling Las Vegas Home for $2 Million

World Series of Poker champion Eli Elezra is selling his mansion in Green Valley, Las Vegas, where he lives with his wife Hila and five children, for $1, 989, 450. Eliahu Ilan Elezra is an Israeli professional More...

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