The second to last event in the WSOPE series brought out a total of 165 players for this three day event. With 20,000 in total chips for each player (in a format best described as “Second Chance”), this deep-stacked event brought out many of poker biggest names.
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Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate is giving the lawyers for the defendant domains additional time to file legal briefs before he holds the hearing in what he describes as a “very complex” case. One favorable outcome of today’s hearing, according to published reports, is that none of the domain names seized last week by the state will have to transfer ownership during the postponement. The eyes of the online poker community had been on today’s potentially groundbreaking hearing, which sought to determine whether the state would be successful in its attempt to seize control of the domain names of all online gambling Web sites accessible to Kentucky users
Another day, another starring role for Tom “durrrr” Dwan in the PL.com strategy snapshot – this time, unfortunately, on his way to a $1 million dwanswong courtesy of the white-hot David Benyamine. Players: Jay “pr1nnyraid” Rosenkrantz ($47,953.80) Tom “durrrr” Dwan ($217,807.60) David Benyamine ($457,281.25) David Benyamine has the button Game: $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em, RailHeaven, Full Tilt Poker This hand comes to us by way of MarketPulse and came in a sick session between durrrr , David Benyamine and Krantz.
Oktoberfest will feature 12 events set over 12 days on the pokers. Like the Super Series, Oktoberfest will be capped off with a PKR Masters and Tournament of Champions, which will bring the best players from the series together for a shot at a piece of $5,000 and the champion title.
The poker site announced this week that its major live tournament in the Bahamas will take place Jan. 4-10 at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino on Paradise Island. The Caribbean Adventure features a $10,000 main event running Jan.
Warne is widely considered one of the best bowlers in Australian cricket history. He retired from international cricket in 2007 after he and the rest of the Australian cricket team laid a beating on the English side, so it will be interesting to see how he is received in Jolly Olde. The tabloid press there have jumped all over the father of three in the past, based on several scandals involving scantily clad women.
An Associated Press story about the matter didn’t give a reason for the delay. The hearing is the next step in a lawsuit filed by the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet on behalf of the Commonwealth of Kentucky against illegal online gambling sites
Sure, it’s not exactly the biggest poker market in the world, but the country that’s been so torn by war in the last several decades has something to cheer about, as native son Sherkhan Farnood won a World Series of Poker bracelet in the £2,500 H.O.R.S.E event at the World Series of Poker Europe last night. Farnood, a 46-year-old dual resident of Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates, earned the bracelet after taking down a star-studded cast of card players at the Casino at the Empire in Leicester Square in London, England
Both Brunson and Obrestad are considered two of the most elite poker players in the world, but their introductions to the game couldn’t have been more different. Brunson traveled the dusty backroads of the U.S., playing in numerous illegal games, honing his game prior to winning 10 WSOP bracelets, which forever secured his status as the godfather of poker
Everybody’s favorite online action wonderboy was back at Full Tilt’s RailHeaven table last night, and he was certainly doing what he does best – throwing big bets around like he’s feeding pigeons in a park. And while typically those bets get safely returned to his roll with a fortuitous river card or two, this time Dwan came out the worse for wear, getting crushed every which way and ultimately dropping $1 million to his high-stakes foes. The major beneficiary this time: David Benyamine, who happily gathered up the bulk of durrrr’s losses into his own bankroll, finishing the session with close to, not coincidentally, $1 million in his stack.
The APPT Macau event, the first of the season, would have to be considered a success in just about anybody’s book. Its main event drew 538 players, eclipsing the previous year’s mark of 352 and creating a first prize of $453,851 for the champion