Molly Bloom returns to campus poker tournament for war victims in Ukraine
Molly Bloom visits the college circuit, Phil Hellmuth’s Las Vegas home is up for sale, and a poker tournament in Florida to benefit the victims of war in Ukraine are just a few of the short stacks CardsChat has picked up in its latest orbit of poker news.
Visiting her old college campus in Boulder, Colorado, Molly Bloom found an audience of more than a thousand people filling an auditorium to hear “tales of her notorious past as a major private poker operator, the art of reinvention, and the meaning… of believing in yourself.”
“Here I am with you all. It sure feels like a redeeming moment,” she said.
She was the seventh speaker in the University of Colorado’s Leo Hill Leadership Speaker Series, which is “designed to provide students with an opportunity to hear from world leaders about their own leadership development, growth and advice, as leadership is an important aspect of a student’s life.” are own leadership growth.”
Accordingly the university’s websiteBloom touched on believing in yourself, making lemonade out of lemonade and taking responsibility, which is exactly what she did after she got pinned for hosting a high-stakes poker game with some very wealthy and powerful players in Hollywood .
But that was nine years ago. Since then, she has served a year of probation, completed 200 hours of community service and written a biography that has been made into a film.
Advantage for Ukraine
Seminole Coconut Creek announced that it will be hosting a Hard Rock Heals Foundation charity tournament on Saturday, April 8th to benefit Ukraine’s relief effort.
“Our goal is to help thousands of war victims in Ukraine, including Ukrainian children and families who have been injured, displaced or severely financially impacted, as well as the Ukrainians who have lost loved ones as a result of this terrible war that is over – annual mark”, said Jim AllenCEO of Seminole Gaming, Chairman of Hard Rock International and Chairman of Hard Rock Digital.
For more information or to donate, please visit www.hardrockheals.org/Ukraine.
Massive online sports betting
The online sports betting market went live in Massachusetts on March 5th, just in time for the second-best sports tournament of the year after NCAA Basketball’s World Series of Poker – March Madness Main Event.
Online poker is not included.
BetMGM was the first operator in the pool. They just announced that their ads will be appearing at the Green Monster in Fenway Park this season. And again, Pete Rose is still banned from baseball.
Win a WSOP Circuit ring online
Win a World Series of Poker Circuit ring this month at WSOP.com in the US markets of New Jersey/Nevada, Michigan and Pennsylvania – and take part in the $1 Million Tournament of Champions.
This month’s online circuit series runs through March 26th and gives players about a dozen more chances in each of the markets. As usual, buy-ins range from $100 to $1,000 with a few satellites for each tournament.
Last night, Vikanty “V4Victoria” Shegal won his first WSOP circuit ring in the $3,200 high roller event available to poker players in NJ/Nev. He won $41,331 in the event, which attracted 71 players who rebuyed 32 times.
Hellmuth’s Vegas home for sale
Phil Hellmuth’s Las Vegas home is on the market, listed by none other than Karina Jett. Hellmuth told his Twitter fans that he never lived there full-time but used the house as his headquarters at one point during the WSOP.
I bought this home in the Las Vegas Country Club gated community (great location). I never lived there but wanted to stay there during the time @WSOP and other long Vegas trips. I’m selling it now for $525,000. If you are interested in buying: Contact Karina Jett pic.twitter.com/mxw9KmhXV6
— phil_hellmuth (@phil_hellmuth) March 9, 2023
Jett is a popular Las Vegas based poker player who has previously appeared on Game Show Network poker shows such as Poker Royale Battle of the Sexes and Late Night Poker.
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