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.
“My friends are idiots, and I take care of them,” Oberlin said to explain the nickname. He certainly showed he could take care of a final table as well, walking away with $143,064, a gold and diamond trophy ring and the $10,000 buy-in to the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event for his WSOPC win. Oberlin is a finance student from Grand Rapids, Mich., who got started playing poker when he was 4.
Gus Hansen’s career earnings ($5.9 million in tournament cashes; who knows how much in cash game profit), of course, say otherwise. Well, times is good for the haters now, as they’ll have ample opportunity to prove just how “bad” Hansen is with the introduction of the new six-max $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em “GusHeaven” table at Full Tilt Poker, with a seat reserved at all times for the Great Dane
This marks the second year that PKR.com has held a poker-themed Oktoberfest on the site and if the first edition was any indication, there will be some tremendous value for poker players with varying bankrolls. “We’re really excited as this will make our seventh festival on PKR.com,” said PKR Cardroom Manager Neil Wright. “Our players really enjoy them and they keep getting bigger and better as a result.