Saturday, 12 February 2011
The €5,000 WPT National Diamond Championship in Paris is nearing the business end with just 31 of the original 188 starters still in contention.
Sweden's Nichlas Mattson heads the chip counts at the end of day 2 but all eyes will be on Sam Trickett who is very handily placed in 6th place. Last month's Bluff Europe cover star has had an amazing start to the year with huge wins in the Macau cash games and deep runs in the High Roller events at the PCA and Aussie Millions. Nottingham's finest is firmly in contention to add a title to his impressive cash scores.The money bubble looks set to be burst later today with the eventual winner set to walk away with €243,830.The leading chip counts are as follows:Nichlas Mattson (Sweden) 319 500Benjamin Pollak (France) 307 300Tobias Wagner (Germany) 295 000Alexandre Brivot (France) 288 600Jérôme Zerbib (France) 288 400Sam Trickett (Englan) 287 000Yacoub Dori (Lebanon) 277 000Philip Jacobson (Denmark) 231 700Manuel Bevand (France) 174 400Pierre Le Dour (France) 174 000
The six-day Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016 begins later today and poker aficionados are being offered the chance to check out all of the action via a special video blog being sponsored by Americas Cardroom.
The PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 tournament series is due to kick off next month and four competitors will be joining the $2,400 buy-in main event fray after winning three-tier online poker satellite tournaments at Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
The sixth annual edition of the Goliath poker tournament series finished over the weekend with its main event attracting some 5,232 entries to create a prize pool worth £523,200 ($680,421).
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