WSOP Tour Tournament in Sydney
December 4, 2017 in Sydney finished with a turbo-event 2017 WSOP Sydney Turbo Event 0001. The winner is Jarrod Thatcher – the player has won the first place and received $ 35,516.
The tournament is held for the faint of heart, as the player must oversee the size of your pile because of the average hand, so as not to bias from the fast structure. In the last tournament winner is Jarrod Thatcher, who can beat 343 participants and receive elements from a guaranteed pool prize. The total size of all funds for $ 154,350.
The poker players start the game with 6,000 chips, and the curtains go up one level each 20 minutes. When the game leaves 36 players, it takes more than an hour to judge the finalists from the final table.
At the end of the head, Thatcher meets with Sid Jabbur. Jabbour planted all of his chips in the hands of ADiamond It’s up to 6Diamond Suit, Thatcher backed by AHeart It’s up to 10Club Jabbour Suit and sent back with $ 21 947. After the match, Thatcher writes the Life Poker Star team on how he successfully won the turbo tournament:
The popularity of sunsets is drowning from online poker
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) recently issued a report on the work, participation and earnings of the gambling industry for the period from April 2016 to March 2017. According to statistics provided by UKGC, the online poker market for this period is estimated to reach $ 136 million At the same time, the online slot machine market and sports betting on the Internet are estimated to be respectively at $ 2.2 billion and $ 2.5 billion.
Total gross revenue from gambling (GGY) for this period is about $ 3.5 billion, while online poker revenue is $ 40 million, which is only 1.15% of the total. And if you take into account that GGY grew by 10.1% compared to the same period last year, it becomes clear that all UK gamblers are increasingly choosing video slots and sports betting.
The Stars Group, which is the parent company of PokerStars, released its financial statements for the third quarter of 2017. According to him, online poker revenue grew 12.5% and reached $ 221.4 million, while total online casino and sports betting revenue increased 48% to $ 95.2 million.
The UK market is an online poker indicator. The UKGC report and the PokerStars third quarter results indicate that the number of players in online poker is significantly reduced, while the number of people who want to play online casinos and create sports betting continues to grow.