What is the PokerStars Big Game?
The PokerStars.net Big Game is the ultimate high-stakes TV cash game show that sees Loose Cannon amateurs play against the legends of poker for cold hard cash. PokerStars buys each Loose Cannon into the game for $100,000, and they get to keep any profit.
What happened to big game poker?
PokerStars The Big Game or just Big Game was a TV poker show sponsored by PokerStars and aired by Fox Network. Unfortunately even though it was quite a hit, Big Game was shut down by U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York after the 2nd season in 2011.
Who is Team PokerStars pro Dario Minieri?
Italian Team PokerStars Pro Dario Minieri exploded onto the major poker circuit when he finished in the top 3 at a European Poker Tour (EPT) event in 2006 for $159,763. He has finished 3rd at EPT events in San Remo and Warsaw since, but the highlight of his career so far came at the 2008 World Series in Las Vegas.
Why did PokerStars get shut down?
On April 15, 2011, along with similar competitors’ sites, Pokerstars.com was seized and shut down by U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, which alleged it was in violation of federal bank fraud and money laundering laws. The company subsequently stopped allowing players from the United States to play real money games.
Who are the Week 1 players on PokerStars?
Week 1:Ernest Wiggins from Washington D.C. He became interested in poker while he dated a professional player, and now he competes in local home games where he has been somewhat successful. Week 2:William Davis from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He spends most of his time playing poker in medium stakes home games and online.
Who are the best poker players of all time?
Joe Hachem secured his place in the history of poker when he won the World Series Main Event in 2005 for an incredible $7,500,000, beating one of the first-ever huge player numbers. Barry is one of the most respected cash game players in the business, with millions of dollars won in just about every high-stakes game there is.