Levy, who is perhaps better known by his online handle “Roothlus,” has put together an impressive run of live cashes in the past year including five at the World Series of Poker. With 100 players left in the Main Event Levy was one of the more prominent players left and was seen constantly raking in pots while talking up a storm with the players at his table
It was a hard-fought battle for Teng as he defeated fellow online pro Jamie Brown during heads-up to become the 18th GUKPT main event winner.
Thus far this year Benyamine has been the player to beat, with nearly $2 million already booked, while Antonius has been on a serious downswing (ironically since becoming a member of Team Full Tilt Poker). But it was a different story last night. Antonius stumbled at first but after getting in the hold several hundred thousand dollars, the Finnish Phenom started a giant-sized heater that ended with him well in the green.
PKR Live will take place at London’s Loose Cannon club and will offer PKR.com player’s the chance to go from the site’s celebrated 3D online game to real life play with nearly $100,000 guaranteed prizes up for grabs and three separate events. The first event will be a $60 No-Limit Hold’em on Nov
When the WPT last stopped at the Bellagio for the Festa al Lago in 2006, the buy-in was $10,000.
Phillips, who is the chip leader heading into the final table of the WSOP Main Event, announced last week that he will donate a prime logo spot on his jersey with all proceeds going to the MS Society. Starting last Thursday companies and individuals have been able to bid eBay for logo placement on the shirt Phillips will wear as he attempts to become the 2008 WSOP Main Event champion.
Full Tilt has just announced that FTOPS X will take place Nov. 5-16 with a total of 25 events scheduled. As always the tournaments will run the gamut of poker variants with Hold’em, Pot-Limit Omaha, Razz and H.O.R.S.E.
The three online nosebleeders are no doubt hoping for a little action Hansen injection to their session, but for now they have to deal with beating up on each other. During this session all of the largest pots have been between Ivey and Urindanger with Ivey coming out close to $100,000 on top.
The charity event raised over $43,000, with sixty-seven players and fans paying $300 for a seat in the action.
In the seemingly never-ending battle between online poker and American Congress, the PPA feels it serves thier members best interest to know where each member of Congress stands in this fight.
After six days of play at one of the most beautiful casinos in North America, unknown Canadian amateur Glen Witmer took down decorated pro and fellow Canuck Gavin Smith to claim the first-place purse of more than $1 million. “I am lost for words, I am just overwhelmed,” said Witmer after the event.