The world premiere of the PokerStars.net Big Game is set to premiere on Monday, June 14. The show will air in one hour segments on FOX. You can catch the first episode on PokerStars.tv starting June 15. The Big Game is a televised high-stakes cash game, similar to High Stakes Poker, featuring poker legends such as Daniel Negreanu, Phil Laak, and Vanessa Rousseau. There is a bit of a twist though.

Each episode, an amateur player, dubbed the Loose Cannon, will try his luck versus the sharks. PokerStars.net has given the Loose Cannon $100,000 to play with.  The Big Game is played with $200/$400 blinds and a $100 ante. The amateur player gets to keep any profit he makes. If the Loose Cannon profits, he can choose to walk away or battle it out the next day for more glory and money.

 

Do you think you have what it takes to be the Loose Cannon? togel  is giving you the opportunity to be just that! Until June 25, players can enter free Round 1 Big Game qualifiers. If you finish in the top 300 you will advance to the Round 2 satellite. To advance to the Finals, just place in the top 1000! The top 200 Final finishers will be asked to submit a video conveying why they should be the loose cannon. Don’t be afraid to go all out! The players who impress PokerStars the most will be selected as Loose Cannons. Will they blow away the competition or fire 3 barrels and get caught bluffing? Tune in Monday to find out.

 

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WSOP Notes: Men in Drag and Lifetime Bans

 

Don’t have a lot of time this afternoon, but I thought I’d stop in to share my thoughts on the latest from the WSOP.

 

Outside of Men Nguyen’s win and the handful of first time bracelet winners, there have been very few big stories. There is, of course, the player who was banned for sweeping in a tablemate’s chips. And there’s also the news that players caught smoking marijuana in the Rio parking lot will receive a lifetime WSOP ban.

 

But other than those tidbits, the biggest piece of news revolves around a group of men sticking their noses where they don’t belong.

 

Several fellows (Shaun Deeb and David Sesso among them) suited up for the $1,000 Women’s Event, taking their seats with the ladies. Yes, you read that right. There are men playing at the no-dude tables. Now, supposedly this is being done for charity. But honestly, it’s rather surprising that the WSOP has allowed something like this. I understand the argument of a double standard here. Sure, if there was a guys-only tournament hosted, women would most likely be encouraged to play. That aside, I simply don’t see the need to butt in on anyone’s fun.

 

Anyway, that’s just my two cents. And that’s not the only controversial thing going on at the year’s biggest event.

 

Two of the game’s bigger names, Annie Duke and Tony G, have expressed unhappiness with the manner in which the WSOP is filling it’s final seat for the annual Tournament of Champions. This refers to their recent 9-handed sit and go, the winner of which will be entered into the TOC. It’s the makeup of the field, which includes actor Don Cheadle, which has raised some eyebrows throughout the poker community.

 

Anyway, that’s all I’ve got for now. Check back in soon for more news!