Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Russian poker figure Max Katz has won a seat on Moscow’s Shchukino municipal council, after funding his campaign with poker profits.
In an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta for the Daily Telegraph, he said, “I want to become mayor in a small Russian town when I am 35, and test my urban development plans. Everyone told me I should make the same promises other politicians were making, that I would vow to punish corrupt politicians, reduce the costs of gas and water, and so on. But I chose to be honest.”Despite $155k in live tournament earnings, the 27-year-old Katz is best known for his staking, having purchased a large amount of action in live tournaments – successfully – over the past years.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
Four online poker players that won prize packages into the $2,400 main event of the PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 courtesy of Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are on their way to the Caribbean this weekend and will be joined by vlogger ‘TheTrooper97’.
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