Wednesday, 18 December 2013
A 7-bet all-in within the first five minutes of play and quad fives for a mammoth pot at the end of the session characterised a frantic day of action at the third opening flight of WPT Prague.
Having already seen 65 players make it through the first two opening days, yesterday's final cohort were keen to put on a dominant display and secure the overall chip lead heading into Day 2. Indeed, it took just five minutes for the elimination floodgates to open after Refael Daham managed to 7-bet all-in with A-Q against the pocket kings of Sebastien Garrasi. Unfortunately for Daham he wasn't rewarded for his zeal and within five cards he was out of chips and out of the door. This boom or bust mentality seemed to be everyone's approach as the session developed and by the time the likes of Ludovic Lacay and Paul Volpe had hit the rail, eight levels of play had cut the field to 92 hopefuls. Among Day 1C's success stories and able to breathe a sigh of relief at the close of play was Simon Deadman who managed to scoop 97,200. Although that haul was good enough to finish in 12th position, Simon's stack could have been somewhat healthier had Maxim Lykov's Js 9d not found a lucky river against his pocket nines. Also making through the session with a bulging stack was Kuljinder Sidhu. The British pro was able to swerve the same kind of misfortune suffered by Simon Deadman and end the day with 133,200 chips. Overall 157 of the 271 starters have made it through to Day 2 and leading the way when the session kicked off was Vasil Firsau (167,700) who managed to squeeze his was past Jason Duval (153,000) and Khazret Nebezhev (142,300).WPT Prague Main Event Day 2 Chip Counts:1 - Vasili Firsau 167,700 2 - Jason Duval 153,000 3 - Khazret Nebezhev 142,300 4 - Andrey Vlasenko 139,000 5 - Kuljinder Sidhu 133,200 6 - Ryan Spittles 125,400
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
Four online poker players that won prize packages into the $2,400 main event of the PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 courtesy of Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are on their way to the Caribbean this weekend and will be joined by vlogger ‘TheTrooper97’.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes.
Win $300 prize pool tournament seats.
Poker’s unassuming killer steps back into the limelight.
Meet one of UK poker's rising stars.
We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
By Paul Oresteen.
Just keep smiling...
By Adam Slutsky
Pushing the envelope for a new poker generation.
Jeff KImber on fish.
So says Dara O'Kearney.
Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
Dara O'K on bounty tournaments.
Rob Yong calls for competition.
A critical eye on the poker world.
Nick Wealthall on unconscious decision making.
Structure changes don't suit recreationals.
Features | Strategy | Interviews | Reviews | News | Profiles | Pages | British Poker Awards
© 2015 BluffEurope.com