Wednesday, 22 April 2009
A field of 85 took to the tables at the Alea Casino in Leeds to compete for the £10,000 on offer in the opening event on the BetFred.com Ladies Poker Tour.
The eventual winner of the £100 buy in event was Kent’s Emily Curzon who took home a first prize of £3,000 plus a seat in the November Grand Final where a sponsorship package worth £20,000 is up for grabs. The final positions and payouts were as follows: 1. Emily Curzon £3,000 and a seat in the Grand Final in November2. Angela Evis £2,0003. Keli Jackson £1,5004. Helen Firth £1,0005. Susan Adams £7006. Caroline Manson £6007. Tina Bandyle £5008. Gail Sturrock £3009. Andrea Turner £22510. Rachel Bell £175 The next stop on the 8-leg tour is The Opera House, Scarborough on 9th May 2009. Further tournaments are scheduled for Sheffield, Swansea, Stockport, Birmingham, Calahonda in Spain and London. Online qualifiers for each event are available at Betfredpoker.com starting from just $2. For full details see http://www.betfredlpt.com/index.asp.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
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