A list Hollywood celebrities are today, getting attracted to online Slot Gacor. Celebrity poker is a big thing in Tinseltown. Stars are making mega bucks playing online poker. Movie stars who have been linked with gambling earlier are Sinatra and Dean Martin, who made Las Vegas their home. More recently Telly Savalas has been seen as an enthusiastic player. He took part in the World Series of Poker many times. However with the recent boom in online poker, Hollywood celebrities have adopted it in a big way. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are both serious poker players. Affleck has won $356,400 in the California State Poker Championships.

Pokershare to Sue Excapsa For an Astonishing GBP 1 Million

In the later part of the year 2005, Pokershare, an online room, had come up with a unique marketing approach. It had announced the sharing of its profits with its online poker players. However, before the profits could really get shared, Pokershare and its network, Excapsa had a falling. This has let to a litigation between the two parties. Pokershare seemed to have been doing too well by attracting players in large numbers. This was a source of worry to Excapsa’s site Ulitimatebet.com. Hence as per allegations made by Pokershare, Excapsa prejudiced its chances. It did so by barring U.S. poker players from Pokershare. It further removed network support. This resulted in the downfall of Pokershare, by November.

Pokershare has now filed litigation against UlitmateBet for an astonishing GBP 100 million, claiming that the action taken by Excapsa and UltimateBet, including the removal of rights to the software and technology previously agreed upon forced Pokershare to discontinue business activities. Unless an agreed settlement is achieved out of court, the two sides could be airing their grievances and defense in the near future, the newspaper reports:

Robert Williamson or ‘Mr. Omaha’?

Robert Williamson III is the new face for the World Series of Poker, on ESPN. He has made quite a decent living from the game of Poker. He was the 2002 world champion.  He cleared $450,0000 last year. This despite, limited play due to a busy TV and appearance schedule. He has also been featured on a new video game, called World Championship Poker 2. He is all set to make a debut on the big-screen soon. Williamson will be playing himself, in the film, “Lucky You”. Hcnews.com reports:

Williamson’s life has him hanging out with a lot of celebrities – or perhaps that should be other celebrities. But he still gets no bigger thrill than sitting down at a table with a pile of chips in front of him to play a game of Omaha (a style of poker similar to Texas Hold’Em with two ways to win, hing and high/low), the game that made him famous and earned him the nickname “Mr. Omaha”.

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