WSOP Ladies Event Now open to Men officially: For an amount
The battle was ongoing in the poker world for years: should women be aware of unique tournaments only for them in order to encourage more to play the game, or does that philosophy reek of affirmative action, and both condescension and accommodation within an way that is unfair? a decision that is recent the World Series of Poker (WSOP) administration about the matter has drawn both applause and fire from poker players everywhere: because of this year’s upcoming Ladies event, they are going to charge a $10,000 buy-in, but offer any women who perform a $9,000 discount, bringing the actual buy-in down to its normal $1,000 amount. Any men whom wish to barge in could have to take action utilizing the full $10,000 bankroll during the cashier’s window, nonetheless.
Why the Discount Structure?
The move comes after years of handfuls of males playing the Ladies event, and WSOP’s hands being tied to keep them out, as that might be considered discriminatory under Nevada gaming law. Perhaps Not illegal, it seems, offers promotional discounts for specific events nevertheless, and that loophole is exactly what WSOP has had advantage of along with their women’ ‘discount’ for 2013. And while players may argue in regards to the general merits of keeping a poker that is all-female alive, WSOP management is unequivocal in their intention to keep it an all ladies’ tournament, or at least ensure it is extremely expensive for mal 阅读更多
No More Outs as Marcus Bebb-Jones Admits Murder
In exactly what reads more like a film plot than a real-life tale, British poker player Marcus Bebb-Jones pled responsible this week to second-degree murder in a Glenwood Springs, Colorado court within the death of his wife Sabrina 16 years ago in Colorado. Providing no greater motive than that the killing was done within the ‘heat of passion,’ the poker that is 49-year-old’s plea deal can get him at the most two decades out of a possible 32 that could possibly have been sentenced for the second-degree charges.
First arrested back during 2009 carrying out a raid on their home in Worcestershire in his country that is native fought extradition for couple of years before being forced back to the States in 2011 to face trial. The poker player had denied any involvement until this week, although prosecutors were suspicious when he proceeded a massive investing spree in Las Vegas after his wife disappeared. He subsequently attempted suicide by shooting himself into the head, but survived and went back to the UK together with then three-year-old son.
Skull Found in Colorado
The 1997 wife that is missing had small to be on until a skull that was identified as Sabrina Bebb-Jones was found in Douglas Pass, Colorado in 2004. The couple owned the Melrose Hotel in Grand Junction, not far from the Pass, during the time of the murder. It then took years that are several bring the instance to fruition, according to Dis 阅读更多