No one, however, expected it to be won by reputed high-stakes fish patatino – with a pair of deuces. Another epic session at RailHeaven last night, and another dozen or so wow-inducing hands to report – two of which certainly belong among the sickest high-stakes pots of all time. First and foremost, of course, is the pot now officially the biggest ever won online, at $610k, scooped by renowned “fish” patatino
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Event 13 There’s nothing in tournament poker quite as unhinged as a rebuy event. The early stages play more like a cash game than a tournament as the players gamble it up to amass a big stack before the rebuy period ends. Yesterday saw the first rebuy event of this year’s WCOOP, the $215 No-Limit Hold’em , attract a big field of 2,234 with its $1 million guarantee
Frank has been working against the UIGEA since it was passed into law. Initially he introduced a bill that would legalize online gambling , but it hasn’t gained much footing yet. After a committee hearing earlier this year that outlined the problems the Federal Reserve and the Department of the Treasury are having implementing the UIGEA, Frank and Senator Ron Paul jointly introduced H.R
With EPT Season 5 off to a record-breaking start in Barcelona, we turn to the live arena for our latest snapshot and catch PokerStars pro Vanessa Rousso getting iced with A-K. Players: Doug “WCGrider” Polk vs
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
Adding another breath to the resuscitation of high-stakes online Hold’em , another epic session at Full Tilt’s marquee $500/$1,000 No-Limit Hold’em table went down last night, with the six available seats stuffed until the early hours of this morning with the game’s best. Or the game’s worst, as the case may be.
PKR announced this week it is launching its first-ever live poker festival, PKR Live, Nov.
Or so he says, anyway. An overall loser in Hold’em by his own admission , Benyamine has, through some particularly gory nosebleed sessions over the years, garnered himself a bit of a reputation as a high-stakes Hold’em fish among the game’s regulars.
Event 9 Event 9, the $215 No-Limit Hold’em (four-max), was a wild celebration of short-handed poker, the even more aggro cousin of the six-max games that have become so popular online since the poker boom began. An amazing 3,290 players showed up to take part in the event, building a total prize pool of $658,000.
Along with the Player of the Year, the EPT Awards also named Best Newcomer, Best Performance, Best Overseas Player, Best PokerStars Qualifier, a Poker Writers Award and People’s Choice Award winners. All but the last two categories were chosen by a panel of judges that included poker player and author Lee Jones, EPT creator John Duthie, poker player and TV presenter Vicky Coren, and poker writer and editor John Caldwell.
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.