2019 – the Romanian live poker’s year of the grace
Nov15

2019 – the Romanian live poker’s year of the grace

After a long period of development during which a strong community was formed, this year it seems that the Romanian live poker had made important progress in order to increase its popularity. The Romanian operator PokerFest has organized a record number of poker festivals, well above the average of previous years. If the annual seasons had a target of 8-10 important events during the first seven years of activity, by the end of this...

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Charlie Carrel, an example to follow in poker
Nov03

Charlie Carrel, an example to follow in poker

Born in 1993 in the UK on the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, Charlie Carrel, on his poker nickname Epiphany77, is now one of the young hopes of the world of poker. In 2015 he was even nominated for the title Rising Poker Star. Charlie Carrel success story Charlie Carrel’s story seems drawn from a movie script. He made a $15 deposit on a famous online poker site and turned them into over $500,000 by playing online poker...

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PokerFest Romania celebrates its 8th year of activity with an spectacular season
Oct31

PokerFest Romania celebrates its 8th year of activity with an spectacular season

For the Romanian operator PokerFest, the 2019 live poker festival season is by far the most active and rich in events season in the 8-year history of the circuit. With another three months remaining until the end of the year, the operator has already completed no less than 12 festivals, given that in previous years he used to organize around 10-11 events throughout the season. If we add the following series – at least two...

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Kristen Bicknell, a cute faced terminator in poker
Aug03

Kristen Bicknell, a cute faced terminator in poker

The 32 year old Canadian’s idol is Jennifer Harman, she has 2 WSOP bracelets and no less then USD 3.7 million in her bank account. “krissyb24” is a nickname feared in the global online poker world. Kristen plays very well online and in the live poker tournaments. All of this peaking with the Woman of the Year in Poker title in 2017. Another kind of beginning for Kristen Bicknell Born in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Bicknell had a rather...

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Ryan Riess, the man that wants everything in poker
Jul05

Ryan Riess, the man that wants everything in poker

About 29 years ago, a great poker player was born in Michigan. Obviously, nobody knew back then where his life will lead him, but Ryan Riess followed the path towards great poker performance unhindered, growing from a meteoric appearance in 2013, when he won the WSOP Main Event, into the mature and planned player that he is today.   Short biography We don’t know much about the childhood and youth of the one called Riess the...

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Romania is gradually becoming a preferred vacation destination for poker players
Jul01

Romania is gradually becoming a preferred vacation destination for poker players

The 2019 PokerFest season has offered live poker players the richest event calendar ever. Seven poker festivals took place in the first half of the year and at least five more are scheduled until the end of 2019. The most recent event that took place was also the largest: The Israeli Poker Championship Mamaia, organized in collaboration with NetBet Poker, had its guaranteed amount of EUR 150,000 in the EUR 550 Main Event exceeded by...

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