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In in the present day’s Day by day 3-Wager we’ll check out PokerStars altering reside satellites, Phil Hellmuth’s WPT outcomes and a brand new prop-betting poker present on PokerGO.
1) PokerStars’ Satellite tv for pc Change
Stay satellites needs to be for gamers who truly wish to play reside tournaments and never simply accrue a king’s ransom in additional packages.
No cash in satellites?
That’s the argument PokerStars is making with a brand new change to its reside event qualifiers.
With the brand new modifications, gamers on PokerStars will solely be allowed to win one package deal and one seat.
The thought is that it’ll preserve predatory finish bosses from exploiting weaker fields by profitable a number of packages and cashing them in.
It looks as if a good tweak contemplating leisure gamers who play reside occasions are typically closely incentivized to play extra poker however it can actually harm the underside line of any grinders who particularly focused satellites.
You may do not forget that Stephen “stevie444” Chidwick was well-known for completely crushing satellites again within the day. He gained a staggering 63 packages to the 2010 Essential Occasion earlier than he was even sufficiently old to play. It seems these days are over.
The change will go reside with the qualifiers for the upcoming PokerStars Pageant Dublin and can proceed utilizing that format from then on.
2) Hellmuth Appears to be like to Break WPT Curse
Phil Hellmuth, winner of 14 WSOP bracelets, has by no means gained a WPT title.
It sounds loopy however it’s true.
He’ll have an opportunity to rectify that in the present day as he (together with JC Tran) made the ultimate desk of the 2017 Legends of Poker occasion on the Bike.
How shut has he come? Effectively he’s made 4 ultimate tables. Right here’s the place he completed in each:
- 2010 WPT Bay 101 Taking pictures Stars — sixth for $117,000
- 2008 WPT LA Poker Traditional — sixth for $229,820
- 2003 WPT World Poker Finals — third Place for $281,000
- 2002 WPT Gold Rush — 4th place for $34,000
The fact is that Hellmuth doesn’t play THAT many tournaments outdoors of the WSOP however that could be altering as he’s the WPT’s new Uncooked Deal analyst and he’ll be journeying to quite a few WPT occasions no matter whether or not he’s truly taking part in.
The 2017 Legends ultimate desk is totally stacked, btw, with Marvin Rettenmaier and DJ Alexander on deck. You may watch all of it play out on PokerGO beginning at four p.m. in the present day.
Is that this the 12 months he lastly will get the monkey off his again? Last desk chip chief JC Tran doesn’t appear to suppose so:
— JC TRAN (@jctran23) August 31, 2017
3) PokerGO Releases Trailer for Prop-Betting Present Main Wager
After we have been developing an inventory of the very best poker TV exhibits we had a thought: Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak’s I Wager You was criminally underrated.
The present was very uncooked however the idea of poker execs making outlandish prop bets in opposition to one another truly works fairly properly for a present. There was a ton of potential.
Low and behold, PokerGO appears to agree because the streaming big dropped a trailer for a brand new present referred to as Main Wager in the present day.
The brand new present, which hits the Interwebs on Sept. 5, will function Sam Abernathy, Daniel Negreanu, Jeff Gross, Brian Rast and Antonio Esfandiari (The place’s Phil Laak?) and will probably be hosted by Poker Life Podcast hero Joey Ingram.
Test it out: