Saturday, 22 September 2012
Ben Hamnett is over $818k to the good after taking down the $3,500 WPT Borgata Open. The American outlasted a large 1,181 runner field to walk away his biggest tournament score to date.
Hamnett went into the six-handed final table fifth in the chip counts but really gained momentum after eliminating Steve Brecher in fifth. Like any tournament victor the champ need a bit of luck along the way and he got a huge slice of it while knocking out Tyler Patterson. It looked like a split pot was the best Hamnett could hope for when he got it in with A4 against Patterson's A6 but a four on the turn put him in a dominant position.Hamnett had a two to one chip lead at the start of heads up play against long time chip leader Matthew Burnitz and won all the major pots that mattered, sealing victory when his KQ held against Burnitz's 10-J.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1. Ben Hamnett – $818,847 2. Matthew Burnitz – $488,850 3. Tyler Patterson – $298,950 4. Ofir Mor – $250,065 5. Steve Brecher – $206,821 6. David Diaz – $167,337 The next stop on the World Poker Tour circuit is WPT Emperors in Johannesburg, South Africa from 22-26 October. The next leg on European soil is WPT Copenhagen 12-17 November.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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