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Ahead of the Galaxy – a series of poker tournaments with a space theme …

In 2021, rooms began to practice short series of tournaments. Starting from March 1, Pokerdom will also join this trend – the room launches a series of Forward Through the Galaxy tournaments with buy-ins starting from 10 rubles.

Ahead of the Galaxy at a Glance

  • Date: from 1 to 7 March
  • Total Warranty: ₽1,000,000
  • Number of tournaments: 70
  • Buy-ins: from ₽0 to ₽750
  • Disciplines: NLH, PLO, OFC, 6+, as well as several types of Omaha (NLO, PLO6, 5-card, 6-card)
  • Main event with a buy-in of ₽100 and a guarantee of ₽200,000. Start on March 7 at 18:00 Moscow time.

The series has a tight schedule and is ideal for beginners or micro-stakes regulars. Those who have long wanted to try a new discipline should take a closer look – you can get experience in playing the most exotic disciplines like five-card Omaha for modest money. All events start from 16:00 to 23:00 Moscow time.

You can take part in the overwhelming mass of tournaments in the series for less than 100 rubles. The most expensive event is the Voskhod 1 hold’em tournament for ₽750 and a guarantee of ₽100,000. At the time of publication, there are no satellites for it.

How to Play Forward Through the Galaxy for Free

There will be one freeroll every day within the series.

Date Tournament Game Guarantee
Monday March 1, 16:00 UTC Holdem Freeroll-opening “Milky Way” NLHE ₽50,000
Tuesday March 2, 16:00 UTC Omaha Bust Freeroll PLO ₽5,000
Wednesday March 3, 16:00 UTC Anonymous Chinese Freeroll OFC ₽5,000
Thursday 4th March 4:00 p.m. EDT 5-card Omaha Freeroll 5-card PLO ₽5,000
Friday March 5th, 16:00 UTC Holdem Turbo Freeroll NLHE ₽5,000
March 6, Saturday, 16:00 Moscow time 6-card Omaha Freeroll 6-card PLO ₽5,000
Sunday March 7th, 16:00 UTC Holdem Friroll [10 призовых мест] NLHE ₽5,000

Galaxy Leaderboard

The total prize pool of the leaderboard will be ₽100,000 – the top 25 most productive players in the series will apply for it. To participate in the race, simply take the highest possible places in the tournaments. The more expensive the tournament and the higher the place, the more points.

For winning the tournament, 100 points are awarded. If you get into ITM, you get at least 10 points. If the event cost less than 50 rubles, then points are awarded without a multiplier, and if more expensive than 50 rubles, then with a multiplier of 1.5x. For the Main Event, the multiplier is 2x.

A place Prize
1 ₽32,000
2 ₽20,000
3 ₽14,000
4 ₽10,000
5 ₽6,000
6 ₽4,000
7 ₽3,000
8 ₽2,000
9-10 ₽1,000
11-15 ₽600
16-25 ₽400

Main event

Re-entry tournament for ₽100 in 8-max format Starting stack 100,000 chips, 12 minute levels, no deal at the final table. At the time of publication, there are no satellites for it.

The Galactic Forward Main Event kicks off on March 7 at 6:00 pm Moscow time.

You can register at Pokerdom and get a first deposit bonus following the link.

How to fund an account in a poker room via Bitcoin (BTC): detailed instructions …

Since the question from which this article begins was asked by Pokeroff players of different limits, we decided to collect for you detailed instructions on our partner rooms, which, on February 26, 2021, offer users to make transactions in cryptocurrency.

What should you consider before making a crypto deposit?

Although information on what to do with cryptocurrency can now be obtained from literally every iron, it often remains inaccessible for Russian-speaking poker players due to the small conglomeration of crypto-enthusiastic poker players and the insufficient level of proficiency in foreign languages, on which most of the useful materials are published. So many players have no idea how to ensure the safety of their own funds and what nuances cannot be ignored when dealing with cryptocurrency in poker. The short list includes five points – if you are an experienced crypto user, you can go to the next section.

# 1 Always check the minimum amounts in your wallet and room before depositing

The size of the commission and the minimum amount for the withdrawal of a crypt differ between wallets and networks through which the transfer is made. In addition, some rooms also charge players an internal commission for converting crypto into the main account currency. So before you start going through the steps to make a deposit to your room, check what expenses you have to incur to get money in this way.

Why is it important? Let me explain with an example: when I was preparing this article, I was withdrawing $ 60 to GGPOKEROK via Binance, but only $ 35 was credited to my account – because the commission for transferring through the BTC network is $ 25, regardless of the amount. However, there are a great variety of wallets, they are divided into different types (hot, warm, cold) and there are their commissions – so be sure to check them before making a deposit.

# 2 Remember that the transfer fee is deducted by the wallet from the transfer amount

This means that when you send, for example, $ 60 to the room through a crypt, you will not receive $ 60 to your account – part of this amount will be withheld by the wallet or the exchange in the form of a commission, and a part may be lost on conversion fees.

# 3 Don’t forget about crypto volatility

Despite the existence of stablecoins – cryptocurrencies that are pegged to the dollar by their exchange rate and therefore change less than others – the main crypto for most rooms is bitcoin, and it is extremely volatile. If you are going to deposit with a crypt, take a look at the course – it may have just jumped and the most reasonable option (if, of course, it does not matter to you) would be to wait for a more profitable rate. It is the volatility that causes the short duration of the address given to you for the transaction.

# 4 Don’t manually enter addresses and amounts in the crypt

As you will see below, initiating a deposit to a room in a crypt includes an automatic transfer of the desired amount in dollars, euros, rubles and hryvnia to a crypt. Moreover, each room has the functionality to copy the data required for translation in one click by clicking on a special symbol or a line with information. This was introduced specifically so that you do not make a mistake, manually retyping the long number for your transaction and does not send money to an unknown destination.

# 5 Do not try to make a deposit twice on the same wallet in the room

When you send an application for a deposit at the checkout, most rooms give you a limited time for transfer – from 10 to 15 minutes. After this time, without receiving greetings from your wallet, the room recognizes the transaction as unsuccessful, and having received it, it considers it perfect and destroys the address that it created for you. This means that you will not be able to transfer the crypto to it again and for another deposit you will have to initiate the process again at the cashier of the room. If you are persistent and try to replenish the account at the old address, at best, the wallet will inform you that you gave it irrelevant data, and at worst, it will send your money to a non-existent account without the possibility of a refund, because only the recipient can return the crypt after confirming the transaction …

Romania with available cryptocurrency deposit as of February 26, 2021

The main types of crypts used by poker rooms at the time of the article’s publication are:

  • Bitcoin — BTC
  • Tether — USDT
  • Ethereum — ETH
  • Litecoin — LTC
  • Bitcoin Cash — BCH
  • Ripple — XRP
  • Stellar — XLM
  • USD Coin — USDC
  • Dogecoin — DOGE
Room Deposit Output
GGPOKEROK BTC BTC
PokerKing BTC BTC
TigerGaming BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH, XRP, XLM BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH, XRP, XLM
RedStar Poker BTC, ETH, LTC, USDT, BCH BTC, ETH, LTC, USDT, BCH
PokerMatch* BTC, ETH,  LTC, BCH BTC, ETH,  LTC, BCH
Pokerdom BTC, ETH, LTC, BCH, DOGE, USDT, USDC
VBet Poker BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP BTC, ETH, LTC, XRP

* So far, the crypt is accepted there only for accounts in hryvnia.

Bitcoin deposit to GGPOKEROK: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the client, go to the Cashier – you will be transferred to the site.

Step 2. Go to the Deposit section, find the crypto tab there and click on it.

Step 3. Specify the amount of the deposit – the minimum depends on which wallet you use. For example, Binance has 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After choosing the amount, click Deposit.

Step 4. Copy the data from the Amount and Address lines in the window that opens.

Step 5. Open your crypto wallet, select your Bitcoin (BTC) account and click Withdraw.

Step 6. Paste the data from the cash register GGPOKEROK into the corresponding lines of the form for output and click submit.

After that, confirm the shipment and expect the funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour.

Deposit via Bitcoin at PokerKing: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the client, click on the Deposit button.

Step 2. Select the method of replenishing your account at the cash desk – Bitcoin.

Step 3. Specify the amount of the deposit – the minimum depends on which wallet you use. For example, Binance has 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After selecting the amount, click Get Address.

Step 4. Copy the data from the Amount and Address lines in the opened window.

Step 5. Open your crypto wallet, select your Bitcoin (BTC) account and click Withdraw.

Step 6. Paste the data from the PokerKing cashier into the corresponding lines of the withdrawal form and click submit.

After that, confirm the sending and expect the funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour.

Crypto deposit at TigerGaming: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the client, go to the Cashier, click on the Deposit – you will be transferred to the site.

Step 2. Choose the method of depositing Bitcoin or Cryptocurrency (other cryptocurrencies are hidden here).

Step 3. Specify the amount of the deposit – depending on which wallet you use and what kind of crypto you will deposit, the minimum amount in your wallet will be different. For example, Binance for Bitcoin is 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After specifying the amount, click Deposit Now.

Step 4. Copy the address under the Wallet Address and the BTC amount under it in the window that opens. Don’t close this window!

Step 5. Open your crypto wallet, select an account in Bitcoin (BTC) or whatever cryptocurrency you have chosen to deposit, and click Withdraw.

Step 6. Paste the data from the TigerGaming checkout into the corresponding lines of the withdrawal form and click submit.

After that, confirm the sending and expect the funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour. Once the funds have arrived, return to the window from Step 4 and click on the I’ve Completed My Deposit button.

Cryptocurrency deposit at RedStar Poker: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the client, go to the Cashier – you will be transferred to the site.

Step 2. Find the “Crypto currencies” box among the deposit methods and click on it.

Step 3. In the window that opens, click on the preferred type of cryptocurrency.

Step 4. You will see a window with the address of the wallet and information about the deposit. Copy the wallet address.

Step 5. Open your crypto wallet, select an account in Bitcoin (BTC) or whatever cryptocurrency you have chosen to deposit, and click Withdraw.

Step 6. Paste the RedStar Poker wallet address into the corresponding line of the withdrawal form, and also enter the amount of the deposit. The minimum size of the latter depends on the type of your wallet and the chosen cryptocurrency. For example, Binance for Bitcoin is 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After specifying the amount, click.

After that, confirm the sending and expect the funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour.

Cryptocurrency deposit at Pokerdom: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the room, click successively on the Cashier and Add funds buttons.

Step 2. In the window that opens, click on the Deposit button.

Step 3. Select a plate with cryptocurrencies from the list.

Step 4. Type in the amount of the desired deposit in the window that opens. Depending on which wallet you use and what kind of crypto you will deposit, the minimum amount in your wallet will be different. For example, Binance for Bitcoin is 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After specifying the amount, click Make a deposit.

Step 5. Select the cryptocurrency with which you want to replenish your account, and also enter your mail so that you will be sent data about the transaction. Then click Pay.

Step 6. Copy the data from the lines Amount to pay (amount to be paid) and Address to Pay (address) in the window that opens.

Step 7. Open your crypto wallet, select an account in Bitcoin (BTC) or whatever cryptocurrency you have chosen to deposit, and click Withdraw.

Step 8. Paste the address of the Pokerdom wallet and the copied BTC deposit amount into the corresponding lines of the withdrawal form. Click Submit.

After that, confirm the shipment and expect funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour.

Cryptocurrency deposit at Vbet Poker: step by step instructions

Step 1. Log in to the room and click on the Cashier button.

Step 2. In the window that opens, click on CRYPTOPAY, select the cryptocurrency you are interested in and enter the amount of the deposit. Depending on which wallet you use and what kind of crypto you will deposit, the minimum amount in your wallet will be different. For example, Binance for Bitcoin is 0.001 BTC (~ $ 51 at the exchange rate at 19:30 Moscow time, 02/25/2021). After specifying the amount, click Deposit.

Step 3. In the window that opens, copy the address from the To this BTC address line and the transfer amount from the Send exact amount line.

Step 4. Open your crypto wallet, select an account in Bitcoin (BTC) or whatever cryptocurrency you have chosen to deposit, and click Withdraw.

Step 5. Paste the VBet Poker wallet address and the copied BTC deposit amount into the corresponding lines of the withdrawal form. Click Submit.

After that, confirm the sending and expect the funds to arrive – on average, they arrive within an hour.

structures and features of the main daily …

How we ordered the tournament grid at 888poker (spoiler: done beautifully): we deepened the structures, added $ 500K to the total weekly guarantee, and another $ 200K will be handed out in the next month in promotions.

Updated MTTs at 888poker: Tournament Bracket Review

Starting February 25th, 888poker has a new tournament schedule. The room listened to the opinion of the players and added several regular events of different formats.

Big Shot (buy-in from $ 1 to $ 525)

  • Main daily events.
  • Levels are 12 minutes long, starting stack in daily events is 166 bb.
  • You can make up to 3 rebuys in the first 170 minutes of the tournament.

Under the brand name “The Big Shot”, there will be two juicy tournaments at the end of the week:

  • $ 525 Big Shot $ 100K GTD with three entry days, 20 minute levels and a 200bb starting stack. Flights end at level 12 or when 14% of the field remains in the tournament. The nearest such tournament will start on February 26.
  • $ 109 Big Shot Main Event The $ 150K GTD is Sunday’s Main Event. Levels of 12 minutes, starting stack 250 BB, you can make up to 3 rebuys in the first 205 minutes of the tournament.

Voyage (buy-in from $ 5.50 to $ 55)

  • Tournaments with deep structure.
  • Levels of 12 minutes, starting stack 250 BB.
  • Up to 3 rebuys can be made in the first 170 minutes of the tournament.

Mayhem ($ 11, $ 22, $ 55)

  • Regular tournaments with 6-max tables.
  • Levels are 12 minutes long, starting stack is 125 BB.
  • Up to 3 rebuys can be made in the first 140 minutes of a tournament.

Rumble (buy-in from $ 2.20 to $ 215)

  • PKO tournaments.
  • Levels are 12 minutes long, starting stack is 125 BB.
  • You can make up to 3 rebuys in the first 140 minutes of a tournament.

Classic (buy-in $ 5.50; $ 44; $ 55)

  • Freezeout tournaments.
  • Levels 8 minutes each, starting stack 125 BB.
  • Late registration 70 minutes.

Dash (buy-in from $ 5.50 to $ 109)

  • Turbo tournaments.
  • Levels for 6 minutes, starting stack 125 BB.
  • You can make up to 3 rebuys in the first 70 minutes of the tournament.

Schedule of the main daily events at 888poker

  • 18:45 МСК — $8,80 Voyage $3K GTD
  • 19:00 МСК — $33 Big Shot $15K GTD
  • 20:30 МСК — $22 PKO Rumble $10K GTD
  • 21:00 МСК — $55 Big Shot $15K GTD
  • 22:00 МСК — $22 Big Shot $15K GTD
  • 22:00 МСК — $109 Big Shot $20K GTD
  • 00:00 МСК — $55 6-Max Mayhem $7,5K GTD
  • 02:30 МСК — $8,80 Dash $2K GTD

Why players should love the new 888poker tournament schedule

In fact, 888poker has made tournaments smoother and deeper. At the same time, there are no add-ons in each event and the number of repeated entries is limited. The schedule has been shifted to an evening load. There are more PKO tournaments.

Considering that there are no kiloplanes in 888poker tournaments (and there are less than 100 tournaments in the AFS night load), the “eights will sparkle with new colors” for tournament players. You can even find overlays in the lobby.

Is 888poker alone enough for a full download? Still no. But this room should be included in your session if you want to play good tournaments.

New $ 200K Promo with Tournament Tickets

To celebrate the launch of the updated schedule, 888poker is launching a new promotion that will give away $ 200K in tournament tickets. The promotion will run until April 2. Tickets can be earned through the Winner Spinner, Gift Drops, Loyality Club sales and ticket-free freerolls.

Have you already started playing new tournaments at 888poker? What did you like and what did not? Join the discussion in our chat in Telegram.

The Bounty Hunter Series on the iPoker network will run from 26 …

On February 26, one of the largest series of tournaments in the last few years starts at the iPoker network. In this material, Pokeroff will tell everything that is known about her.

Bounty Hunter Series: quick reference

  • Dates: from February 26 to March 7
  • Total guarantee: € 1,000,000
  • Tournaments: 84
  • Buy-ins from € 10 to € 1000
  • 2 Main Events of € 100 and € 1000, both guaranteed € 100,000
  • All NL Holdem tournaments except two 6+ Holdem tournaments
  • All tournaments are in PKO format. Each has three Re-entry
  • Where to play: bestpoker and RedStar Poker

Bounty Hunter Series Schedule

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* Time in the schedule is GMT. To find out the start of the tournament Moscow time, add 3 hours.

Of course, the Bounty Hunter Series cannot compete with the market leaders in terms of scale and warranty, but the series still has a number of nice things that a regular might like.

The schedule is tight – the game day starts at 19:00 Moscow time and includes 7-8 events that start every half hour or hour. Thus, regulars can easily include individual tournaments in their downloads.

Low AFS (average number of participants) – the series is small and the re-entry is not endless. Tournaments will always (or at least in the vast majority of cases) end in one day.

The series is tailored for the regulars of low and medium limits… This is not really a “dignity”, but rather a “feature”. For the former, this will be an excellent reason to “shoot” the limits higher, and for the latter, it will be a pleasant addition to the daily load.

High stakes players will find for themselves 14 tournaments with buy-ins from € 100 to 1000. For example, there is high roller tournament # 68 with a buy-in of € 500 and a guarantee of € 50,000

Two 6+ Hold’em tournaments got into the schedule, either as a bonus or as a test. Look in the tournament lobby for BHS events # 28 and # 60 – both with a € 50 buy-in and a € 5,000 guarantee.

Freeroll of champions… Scheduled event # 84 of the series comes with a € 10,000 guarantee and no buy-in. All winners of the main events of the Bounty Hunter series will have access to it – that is, the prize pool will be played for 83 participants.

Complete missions, get rewards

During the series, all players will have access to three types of daily missions, for the completion of which there will be prizes.

Mission name A task Reward
Satellite mission Play 3 satellites to the Bounty Hunter Series. Freeroll ticket € 1000 Bounty Hunter Mission # 1 Freeroll
Revenue mission Earn 1000 status points Ticket to the Bounty Hunter Sereis tournament for € 10
Main Event mission Play 3 “main events” of the Bounty Hunter Series (assumes tournaments from the main schedule) Freeroll ticket € 1000 Bounty Hunter Mission # 2 Freeroll
Knockout mission Knock out 2 players in any Bounty Hunter Series tournament Freeroll ticket € 1000 Bounty Hunter Mission # 3 Freeroll

Schedule of freerolls

Date Name
March 8, 09:30 UTC Bounty Hunter Mission #1 Freeroll
8 March 09:40 UTC Bounty Hunter Mission #2 Freeroll
March 8, 09:50 UTC Bounty Hunter Mission #3 Freeroll

Promotional Twister Satellites

In addition to the traditional satellites with buy-ins starting at € 1, RedStar Poker and bestpoker also host promotional Twister jackpot tournaments where you can win tickets to Bounty Hunter Series tournaments.

There will be a total of 5,000 promotional “twisters”, after which they will disappear from the lobby. They raffle tickets worth from € 20 to € 1000. Find out the probability of each ticket being dropped in the table below.

Prize amount
Ticket for € 1000 1
Ticket for € 500 15
€ 100 ticket 120
Ticket for € 50 407
Ticket for € 30 2001
Ticket for € 20 2456

That’s all you need to know about the upcoming Bounty Hunter series on the iPoker network. It remains only to register in any of the rooms and start conquering new peaks.

31 events with $ 30M GTF

From February 28 to March 7, GGPOKEROK will host Super Million $ Week with a $ 30M guarantee. We tell you about the main events of the series and share the dates of the streams of the final tables

Brief information about Super Million $ Week at GGPOKEROK

Dates: from February 28 to March 7

Number of events: 31

General warranty: $ 30M

Buy-ins: from $ 108 to $ 25,500

Disciplines: Holdem, Omaha, 6+

GGPOKEROK is known for breaking into the online poker market and immediately hosting insanely expensive tournaments. The schedule for GG included daily tournaments of $ 25K and even a $ 100K series of High Rollers Week with a $ 22M guarantee. But the upcoming Super Million $ Week promises to be the most expensive high roller series.

Super Million $ Week Schedule: four-day $ 10K Super MILLION $ and daily events with $ 250K, $ 500K guarantees

The series kicks off this Sunday with five events with a $ 1M guarantee each:

  • 20:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #1 GGMasters High Rollers
  • 20:30 МСК — $525 Event #2 Bounty Hunters HR Main Event
  • 21:10 МСК — $10,300 Event #3: PLO High Roller
  • 22:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #4 Sunday High Rollers Main Event
  • 22:30 МСК — $5,250 Event #5: Sunday 500 Special Edition

The flagship GGPOKEROK $ 10,300 Super Million $ tournament will be the central event of the series. If usually this tournament is held with a $ 2M guarantee and one entry day, then four flights will take place within the series, and the guarantee is increased to $ 10M. Super MILLION $ Main Event flights will start on February 28, March 2, March 6, March 7 at 21:00 UTC. Day 2 kicks off on March 8 at 21:00 UTC.

The most expensive tournament in the series will be the $ 25,500 Super High Roller $ 2,5M GTD. There will be two such events: February 28 and March 7.

The most democratic tournament in the series will be the $ 108 Event # 23: Mini Super MILLION $ with a $ 250K guarantee. This tournament kicks off on March 6th at 22:00 UTC.

Major daily events will run with guarantees ranging from $ 250K to $ 500K:

  • 1 марта в 21:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #8: Monday Main Event $400K GTD
  • March 2nd @ 10:00 p.m. ET – $ 1,050 Event # 11: Super Tuesday $ 500K GTD
  • 3 марта в 21:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #13: Wednesday Main Event $400K GTD
  • 4 марта в 21:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #16: Thursday Thriller $500K GTD
  • 5 марта в 21:00 МСК — $1,050 Event #19: Friday Main Event $250K GTD

Non-Hold’em tournaments and streaming schedule

In addition to Hold’em tournaments, there are 3 Omaha events in the schedule:

  • February 28 at 21:10 GMT – $ 10,300 Event # 3: PLO High Roller $ 1M GTD
  • March 3rd @ 22:00 UTC – $ 5,250 Event # 14: PLO $ 250K GTD
  • March 7 at 21:10 UTC – $ 5,250 Event # 27: PLO Bounty $ 500K GTD

Plus one Short Deck event on March 5 at 22:00 UTC with a $ 10,300 buy-in and a $ 250K guarantee.

As part of the series, two live broadcasts are planned on the GGPoker YouTube channel:

  • March 2nd @ 9:00 p.m. Moscow time – $ 25,500 Super High Roller $ 2M GTD Final
  • March 9 at 9:00 p.m. EDT – $ 10,300 Super MILLION $ Main Event $ 10M GTD Final

The full episode schedule is not yet available in the lobby, but it is available on the GGPOKEROK website.

Subscribe to @pokeroffru on the telegram to follow not only the news of GGNetwork, but also of other major poker rooms.

How to play casino online game

Online Casinos

 

Online casinos are considered to be the new phenomenon of online gambling that are growing more and more popular over the globe. The history of these extensions doesn’t stretch back much and they have become one of the most played online games in a matter of years. 

How to Play Casino Games

Nothing is simpler than playing online maltcasino games. Imagine sitting in your own home and enjoying the thrills of gambling in your game of choice while kicking back with a beer and having the opportunity to win a lot of money at the same time. All you got to do is find a safe and secure betting website with a wide range of casino games, register, make your first deposit and you are good to go. Don’t forget the appealing bonuses that most websites offer, as they can boost your first gambling experience to be a profitable one.

What Factors Are Important in Choosing a Website

When it comes to choosing a website, a punter might be confused due to the massive number of choices that are available nowadays. There are several factors that are important in this regard.

  1. Always pay attention to the age of the website. Older websites tend to be more trustworthy.
  2. Don’t choose a website just because of the bonuses it gives you. Most bonuses are actually just big numbers to attract more costumers which come with a lot of restrictions.
  3. Trust the popular betting review sites. More often than not their reviews are fair and unbiased.

 

How to Win at The Casino

While gambling is never a sure thing, there are some tricks of the trade that might help you get your chances higher than the average player.

  1. Play When You Are Relaxed
    If you are having a rough day, don’t even think about unwinding while playing casino games. Get your head straight, take your rest and come back when you are at your full strength.
  2. Don’t Get Greedy
    Easier said than done, but this is actually the number one rule of all the successful punters. Know your limits and set goals. Never disobey the rules you have made and the chances of losing a lot of money would dramatically drop.
  3. Invest the Time to Do Your Research
    Trust me, it pays to have a trusting and fair gambling provider. In the eyes of a newbie, all the gambling websites look the same, while an experienced punter would always prioritize the place that he puts his money on. Take some time to look at user reviews and check for any flaws the website you are keener on choosing might have.

How to Actually Beat the Casino

Beating the casino means the punter, who is you in this case, has more winnings than losings in a particular period. Surely some newbie might win a sizeable amount of money in his first try thanks to beginner’s luck, but at the end of the day the winner is the one who manages to even out the money he has invested with the withdraws that he makes. If you pay close attention to the points that are mentioned above, you are more likely to beat the casinos and potentially make a living off of it.

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Where Was Casino Royale Filmed

It wouldn’t be a lie if I say most of the people who are even slightly interested in gambling have seen the movie Casino Royale several times. The 007 movie shows a great example of the thrills of gambling and beating the rivals solely based on one’s skills. Some punters even admit that they started gambling after watching this movie, which is completely understandable given the nature of this action movie. 

The plot of Casino Royale was Barrandov Studios located in Czech Republic; the country that can be considered relatively cheaper than USA to film such an expensive movie. Also known as “Hollywood of the East”, Barrandov Studios has been chosen for several well-known movies such as Mission Impossible and the Bourne Identity.

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The tax service of Russia has acquired the right to request data on bank customers

In the near future, the tax service will be able to request all customer data from any credit institution. Read the full article about the threat.

The end of banking secrecy

On February 17, Vladimir Putin signed a law amending the Tax Code and thereby opened the FTS access to banking secrets of individuals. The amendment to Article 86 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation obliges any credit organization to provide access to all information and documents about their clients within 3 days after the request. It includes:

  • Copy of client’s passport
  • A copy of the power of attorney for the disposal of the client’s funds by a third party
  • Data on the agreement for opening or closing an account (application, copy of the agreement)
  • Sample signatures and seal impressions
  • Information on operations performed (including for a certain period)

Previously, the FTS could only request information from banks as part of a tax audit

Thus, the FTS will integrate more strongly with banks, and this will necessarily entail obtaining all information about clients, its thorough analysis and the identification of unscrupulous taxpayers. Ever since the time when Mikhail Mishustin was the head of the Federal Tax Service, the trend has been towards the digitalization of the work of tax officials, as well as increasing the automated capacities of the service. In the near future, we should expect that inspectors are unlikely to send requests to the bank “manually”.

Talks about the “abolition of banking secrecy” have been going on since October 2020 – then the Russian government only proposed to expand the tax authorities’ access to banking secrecy. It was understood that the initiative “Will help whitewash the economy without affecting the interests of bona fide taxpayers.”

Expedited adoption of amendments

It is worth noting that amendments to Article 86 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation were adopted almost at the click of a finger – the amendments were made on January 26, on the same day the bill passed the second reading, and on January 27 it was already approved. On February 10, it was approved by the Federation Council, and a week later it was signed by the GDP.

In this case, we can only praise the lightning-fast work of the legislative apparatus of the Russian Federation. Moreover, a public discussion of amendments to Article 86 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation was avoided due to the fact that initially they concerned tax control over prices and the procedure for concluding pricing agreements.

The Ministry of Justice opposed the initiative:

It is not clear for what purposes the tax authorities are empowered to request the above list of documents and information at the bank’s disposal, since the submitted materials do not contain arguments for the provisions introduced by the draft amendments.

Bonus: Russians are willing to pay additional taxes

On February 18, 2021, the Higher School of Economics published a study that claims that 60% of Russians are willing to pay additional taxes and fees, but on the condition that they go to health care, education, pensions or road construction under public supervision.

* The research was conducted in the last months of 2020 among 6,000 respondents aged 15 to 72 years from 173 settlements of the Russian Federation.

According to open data for 2020, 4.5% of the federal budget of the Russian Federation was allocated for health care and 4% for education. For comparison, spending on national defense, national security and law enforcement activities amounted to 38% in total (4.8 / 6.6 / 26.6%, respectively).

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Casino Sochi hosts the winter stage of the World Poker Tour 2021

The first stage of the World Poker Tour in 2021 fell on the Russian Federation. The series starts at Casino Sochi on February 19, and in this article, Pokeroff will tell you in detail about all its features.

WPT Russia 2021 – at a glance

  • Dates: February 19-28
  • Tournaments: 4 main and 10 side events
  • Buy-ins: $ 220 to $ 5500
  • $ 3,500 Main Event, No Guaranteed Prize Pool

For the third year in a row, WPT has been visiting Casino Sochi with an almost identical schedule. Last year, Muscovite Alexei Badulin took the cup and the first prize of $ 261K in the Main Event – and at one point in the final he had only 5 blinds. Thanks to his victory at WPT Russia 2020, Alexey also received a ticket to the WPT Champions Tournament in Las Vegas.

Alexey Badulin

A great advantage of the series in Casino Sochi is that players from neighboring countries can fly here without notifying anyone from the authorities. You only need a certificate with a negative test result for coronavirus. You arrive, check in and ride without a two-week quarantine. The only requirement is to wear a mask indoors.

WPT Russia 2021 Schedule

Date Tournament Bai-in
February 19-23 WPT Opener $825
19 february Bounty $550
February 20th WPT Ladies Event $220
February 20th Super Bounty $825
February 22-24 WPT High Roller $5500
23-28 February WPT Main Event $3500
February 23 Turbo Big Stack $440
February 24-25 Big Stack $1100
25 February Turbo Super Bounty $550
26-28 February WPT CLoser $1100
26 february Pot Limit Omaha $440
February 27 Turbo Bounty $550
28th of February Bounty Hunter $550
28th of February Omaha Bounty $550

* Buy-ins are indicated in USD at the casino rate $ 1 = 70 rubles.

The WPT multi-day majors have not changed for a couple of years. Satellites are held for almost every starting day of these tournaments on the same day.

WPT Opener – Three-day tournament with four entry flights. Levels of 20, and from the second day to 30 minutes, late registration of 8 levels in each fly.

WPT Main Event – A four-day tournament with four entry flights. Levels 60 minutes each (except for the entry day 1D – there will be 30 minutes each), starting stack 400 bb, late registration 12 levels.

WPT High Roller – The most expensive 3-day event in the series. Due to the high cost, there will be as many as four offline satellites for the tournament. Deep structure: starting stack 300 bb, levels of 60 minutes, late registration of 12 levels.

WPT Closer – A two-day tournament with three entry flights. Levels are 40 minutes long (except for the entry day 1C – there will be 20 each), the starting stack is 300 bb, late registration is 9 levels (except for day 1B – there will be 6).

Cash game during WPT Russia

In addition to tournaments, cash games are also rolled in the playing hall at different limits. At the time of publication of the material, several 6-max tables are filled with limits of $ 1/3, as well as $ 5/5 and $ 10/25.

Live broadcasts

After a long hiatus in 2020, we will finally be able to watch live events from partypoker with commentary. The final of three of the four WPT Russia majors will be broadcasted live.

Date Tournament Commentator
February 23, 12:30 GMT WPT Opener Dmitry Shakhov and Leonid Logunov
February 24, 12:30 GMT High Roller Dmitry Shakhov
February 28, 12:30 GMT Main event Dmitry Shakhov

Entertainment program during the episode

It is not expected at the Casino Sochi itself during the series of world stars, but the following events will take place in the neighboring WOW arena:

  • February 21, 19:00 – Dmitry Romanov stand-up
  • February 22, 19:00 – Concert of the group “Aria”
  • February 23 – MMA tournament “AMC FN Sochi”

Chris Moneymaker on working at PokerStars, working with ACR and plans …

In an interview with PokerTube, Moneymaker told how he got into WPN, why he decided to cooperate with the room and shared his plans for cooperation.

Chris Moneymaker and Mikhail “Innerpsy” Shalamov leave PokerStars

– Did you expect such a quick return to the role of ambassador?

Yes, already in October I signed a contract with Winning Poker Network, when PokerStars offered me to continue cooperation.

– How did you come up with the idea to cooperate with the room?

During the quarantine, I started playing online again, and I really liked it. I met with Phil Nagy, we have a warm relationship. I saw what the room is doing for the players, and I really wanted to come and work with them.

Phil Nagy

“They call you the“ poker hero for the masses ”. Some of your colleagues at the room talked about the positive effect you had on their careers. Who is your personal “poker hero” and why?

I think I can call Doyle Brunson that person. He is the godfather of poker.

Doyle Brunson played the final tournament of his career

– Apart from lockdown, what are the pros and cons of live poker versus online poker for you?

In live poker, this is the social aspect of the game, tells that can be used while playing. Online, this is an opportunity to play several tournaments at the same time and feel comfortable at home.

– Why did you decide on a new collaboration?

For streaming and communicating with fans in a way I couldn’t do before. New WPN promotions are changing people’s lives. And also because of the opportunity to work more from home.

– How did your family react to the recent changes in your career?

They really liked it, they always support me. They are happy that I am more and more at home. And they say that I look happier because I can spend more time with my children and see them grow up.

– If you were a playing card, which one and why?

King, I think it’s obvious.

– If you could relive the last 17 years of your life, what would you change and why?

I would just buy a bunch of bitcoins! In truth, in hindsight, I am very happy with most of my decisions. 17 years without scandals and negative events in the gambling world is very difficult. I was also very much supported by the people I love. However, I would like to spend more time studying poker.

– WPN is known for its lack of censorship (Note: the word “unfiltered” was used in the original interview). How does this suit you and your personality?

I like the small team and the transparency. I don’t do corporate politics and suck up, so this is perfect for me. I can be open and honest with the team, and none of us will take offense at each other.

– Tell us about your plans for the year?

It all depends on the situation with COVID-19. If the pandemic continues, I will be playing and streaming more from my home. If everything returns to normal, then I would like to start the Moneymaker Tour and continue to change people’s lives.

– PokerStars has faced criticism over the years over the value of the players and the reward system. Was it hard to see these situations from the inside? Could you express your opinion on this matter?

PokerStars is a great company with an incredible reputation. Problem Supernova Elite was one of the few situations that could have been solved differently. The company has always been happy to hear our opinion on this. But in the end, none of us could influence the work of the room.

– What advice could you give to those who are just starting their way in poker?

Don’t treat poker like a job. Play for fun. Poker is constantly evolving and no one knows what the industry will be like in a couple of years. So it’s very difficult to plan for the future around poker. But if you’re determined to become a poker pro, learn all the games and continue to devote as much time to learning as you do to the game.

– The last question: BTC or USD?

Seriously?

You can follow Moneymaker on his Twitter. And you can also play with him at the same table on the WPN.

And for PokerKing players (this room is part of the WPN network), Pokeroff has a great deal. Write to the manager for the conditions.

Dmitry Shakhov vs. Kirill Teryokhin – challenge live

Partypoker opened his own “fight show”, where poker players and poker players face to face. It’s time for the editor-in-chief of Pokeroff to take part in it. This article details what awaits Kirill Teryokhin.

Daily Legends Challenge – Twitch Poker Show

The DL Challenge is at its core the quintessence of modern poker, with two streamers joining the show to battle live Daily Legends events at partypoker. The winner is the one who showed the greatest profit, or less lost in one session. The loser must execute the penalty at the winner’s discretion.

The Challenge starts on Fridays at 20:00 Moscow time. Initially invited streamers start broadcasting on their channels, then both go to the official Twitch channel party pokerwhere they can communicate with each other and interact with the chat.

Also, according to the rules of the challenge, participants can only play certain Daily Legends tournaments, in each of which one Re-Entry can be used.

Time (MSK) Tournament Bai-in Guarantee
19:05 The Magnum $44 $20,000
19:05 The 88 $88 $10,000
20:05 The Masters $55 $17,500
20:05 The Predator $22 $30,000
21:05 The Open $125 $20,000
21:05 The Gladiator $55 $50,000

What are the Daily Legends tournaments?

New to partypoker, the room has redefined its attitude towards daily events since fall 2020. There was a complete rebranding, plus additional promotions like Boosted Legends.

The Daily Legends tournament grid features 45 weekday Hold’em and Omaha tournaments. On weekends, many of the guarantees increase. Moreover, since February 2021, the number of Omaha tournaments has grown significantly, so fans of the game of four cards should pay attention.

Omaha Daily Legends – partypoker expands daily Omaha tournament schedule

Challenge participants

The Daily Legends Challenge is still quite young. The first episode was released at the end of January and has since played three pairs of streamers.

Peaks Andrey “Babyshark” Kozlenko vs. Dmitry “SPR3216” Kukhtarev… Both played in the red, but Andrei was more modest, so on his next broadcast, Dmitry played with a “candid photo” of his opponent on the screen as punishments.

Photo with “punishment”

Peaks Daria “Darya_Kurt” vs. Svetlana “Svetarik”. The next pair were two charming and popular poker players in the poker community. On the stream, for elimination from the tournament, everyone had to play “truth or desire”. According to the results of their battle, thanks to the diploma in the Gladiator tournament, Daria became the winner – she became the first participant in the show in two weeks who played the session with a plus.

Peaks Leonid “LeBroHbKA” Logunov and Vlad “ROOFBUILDER”… The fight between them was already more intense, but Vlad won – initially his session did not add up to words at all, but he took 30th place in The Open tournament and the only ITM worth $ 260 was enough to defeat Leonid – he won only $ 177 during the session. As a punishment, LeBronka had to stream in women’s clothes and with full makeup. See the photo under the spoiler.

Photo with “punishment”

Duel of Shakhov and Teryokhin – February 19 at 20:00 Moscow time

It’s time for our editor-in-chief of Pokeroff Kirill “Kirill_ur” Teryokhin show the skill. His opponent will be Dmitry “Shahovez” Shakhov, a journalist and commentator for partypokerRU tournaments, so it will be a kind of commentator duel.

Dmitry Shakhov

The rules will be the same – six tournaments, one Re-Entry each. The winner is the one with more profit or less minus. Punishment streamers will choose from telegram chat Partypoker players – the author of the best penalty will receive the $ 11 The Terminator tournament ticket at partypoker.

Pokeroff, of course, is a fan of Kirill. If there were Omaha tournaments, the outcome would be completely predictable, but here remains at least a little intrigue … 🙂 We are waiting for you on our Twitch channel.

Kirill Teryokhin