The three players first headed to Macau for the Asian Poker Tour event at the Galaxy Starworld casino. Their stint in the tournament didn’t result in any cash, but while there they were signed as ambassadors for the Asian Poker Tour
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PKR announced this week it is launching its first-ever live poker festival, PKR Live, Nov.
Sabat is a 22-year-old American and is now the youngest player ever to make a final table on the PokerStars APPT. He made the most of it by defeating Malaysia’s Charles Chua heads-up after 12 hours of play at the final table.
Cascarino, an ex-Republic of Ireland footballer, won the seventh leg of the Grosvenor U.K. Poker Tour in Bolton last weekend to rack up a £52,850 prize. To get to that win during the four-day tournament, Cascarino had to overcome local legend Ali Mallu in heads-up play.
By beating the likes of Aurangzeb “Ozzy87″ Sheikh, Tibster24, OneUponAStar, Steve Sung, Ugadabugada and Patrik Antonius, slaktarn takes home $560k and one of the biggest heads-up PLO tournaments in history.
There are four different matchups featured on YouTube with players from several of the nations represented in the tournament. The videos are: Van Der Peet vs Kang – www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5Mou9YQDyg Sunar vs O’Dea – www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vUz5_kxELA Luske vs Kang – www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZR4UbvFz5aU Gold vs Ocklind – www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbHbdad2fzg The PartyPoker Poker Nations Cup is a team event that features players from Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Sweden, Holland and the United States.
On Saturday, the poker site hosted a $200+$15 Limit Hold’em event and a $200+$15 2-7 Triple Draw event. Then on Sunday, PokerStars rolled out the big guns again with a High Roller event and a two-day No-Limit Hold’em event, both with multi-million-dollar guaranteed prize pools
Hole card cameras are widely credited with changing the game of poker and fueling the public demand for televised poker offerings. A new twist on that basic innovation promises to again alter the way that spectators interact with the game
Phelps was in Las Vegas with some of his friends over the weekend. He ended up having dinner Saturday night with Doyle Brunson, and several other pro poker players, which started buzz that perhaps Phelps would be joining the Doyles Room online poker site
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