Wednesday, 24 March 2010
While the PokerStars European Poker Tour is attracting some big names in Austria, the World Poker Tour is on US soil for the Hollywood Poker Open.
Just 144 players entered but a hefty $10,000 buy-in still lead to a massive first prize of $393,000.One man still very much in the hunt is 2002 World Series of Poker champion Carlos Mortensen. The Full Tilt Poker red pro is back on the poker scene after some downtime and is in fifth place out of the two tables. He’ll be looking to add a third WPT title to his belt on top of his $8.7m in winnings.The table assignments and chip counts heading toward the final table are as follows:TABLE 11. Len Ashby - 386,5002. Chris Bell - 256,5003. Carlos Mortensen - 322,5004. Frank Calo - 649,0005. Gevork Kasabyan - 156,5006. Todd Terry - 515,0007. Jerry Payne - 128,000TABLE 21. Mike Mustafa - 196,0002. Shawn Buchanan - 185,5003. Ravi Raghavan - 153,0004. Dwyte Pilgrim - 328,5005. Mike Millers - 449,0006. Ty Reiman - 299,0007. Craig Smith - 133,5008. Eric Lynch - 160,000
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.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
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