Internal Directors Appointed By International Entertainment Corp

International Entertainment Corp also knew IEC has appointed 2 executive directors within the company to the board to their recently possessed company Rational Live Events Macau Limited. IEC is the biggest gaming investor and has given a brief rundown of the events for the convenience of investors post purchasing the company for US$3 million in the month of August. IEC has revealed the appointment of Thomas Chan and Min Zhang as the directors of the newly acquired subsidiary. These directors have over 20 years of experience in business management, commercial development, legal or corporate advisory, and investment.

Rational Live Events Macau Limited was known as the data controllers as explained by PokerStars. The company is responsible for storage and utility of personal details of players who take part in poker events locally in addition to the events held in the past. The company manages, operates and organized poker tournament and live events in Macau. IEC has decided to retain its subsidiary’s current management department so that the new directors can seek their assistance. The chairman of IEC Stanley Choi is a renowned personality in the Asian poker events as he is playing with high stakes cash game. He is also regular at the bigger tournaments held in the region.
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Target Rs 250 Cr FY18 Revenues; In India Poker Players To Grow By 20-30: Viaan Ind

Currently there are more than a million active poker players present in India and this number is growing by 20-30 percent, said Raj Kundra, the Managing Director of Viaan Industries.

The firm has been as the newsmaker of the day. Reason being, the stock of the company has gained about 150 percent in the last one year. The firm has signed 3 more companies for the Indian Poker League next season on which is scheduled to take place in March 2018. According to information, there would be 10 companies taking part in this league.
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World’s Most Exclusive High-Stakes Poker Game

Deal, flop, turn, river, and showdown: There are some things more tense than the final moments of a high-stakes game of poker. (In this case, Texas hold’em.)

The film Molly’s Game, which stars Jessica Chastain and arrives in theaters on Christmas Day, takes moviegoers on a high-stakes trip into the world of underground poker. The story, about a world-class skier named Molly Bloom, who went on to conduct the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game (only to become an FBI target), represents famed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut.
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Gackt To Promote Poker

Gackt is the latest fan of poker who has been trying to promote the game in Japan.

He is a music star of the pop category in Asia; he has taken up the onus of changing the negative image that poker has in Japan. He was seen in the WPT Legends of Poker, an event that was held at Bicycle Hotel and Casino in California at Bell Gardens. The event has lived up to its name and has drawn several big names from all across the world, especially those who are associated with the game or wish to promote the same. This celebrity dropped in at the event as well as signed up to compete in the Legends title game.Continue Reading

Vijayaram Has Eyes On SCA

The past six months Shurane Vijayaram was a landscaper, he used to play poker, but had never made the money in any tournament.

But today the fortune of this 33-year-old player changed, now he is a millionaire and travels to the world playing poker, and now he is in New Zealand with his eyes on the  (APCME) Auckland Poker Championships Main Event which is taking place at the Sky City casino.

In the world of poker, Vijayaram has the stories of one of the greatest rags-to-riches. On 2017 January, he paid the amount of $130 at Crown Casino in Melbourne to enter in the tournament; he won the tournament and earned $10,600 ticket of the main event of the Aussie Millions.

After that, over eight days, this amateur player outlasted 724 entrant field, which included virtual presence of all top poker pro from all over the world to take home the first place prize of $1.6 million dollars.Continue Reading

Buchman’s Last Win Was 2014 WSOP Event #34

Eric Buchman is an American professional poker player and he said that he was very much thrilled to have won his second World Series of Poker bracelet.

His win came in 2014 WSOP Event #34 that went on for three days. The $1500 Seven Card Stud tournament has 345 players taking part. Buchman still has fresh memories of that game in his mind and that was the last time he owns a major title and also the bracelet.

The prize pool of the event #34 was just $465,750 which is not a huge amount when compared to other WSOP events. But, Buchman said that he was very thrilled to have won his second bracelet after some time and this gave him more pleasure than winning the prize money. Eric Buchman took home a total of $118,785 after winning the 2014 WSOP event #34.Continue Reading