For just the second time, Israel played host to a large-scale charity poker tournament fundraiser. Attended by local celebs, business people, and other notables, the event succeeded in raising $300,000 for special needs children through the Variety Fund. Notably, the event’s profile was boosted by the participation of poker pros Melanie Weisner, Michael Mizrachi, and Patrik Antonius, who flew in from abroad to play and show their support for the charitable organization’s efforts.
Here’s our recap, which includes some videos and pictures that really capture the special feel of the night’s festivities.
Every so often, poker fans get treated to one heck of a heads-up match between two great players. During the 2018 WSOP, we were treated to not one, but TWO such legendary heads-up battles.
We’ve compiled a list of seven of the greatest heads-up matches in poker history. Check it out to see if the one you’re thinking of made our list.
Yesterday’s blog listed 5 of the top 10 players I feel are worth watching at this year’s World Series of Poker. If you haven’t read it yet, check it out here . Without further ado, here are the other 5 “must watch” players at this year’s WSOP, along with WHY you should be watching them: