Thursday, 12 June 2014
The latest pro to sport some swanky new jewellery at the 2014 WSOP is Chris Wallace who took down the $10K HORSE bracelet on Wednesday.
It was Wallace's maiden victory at the WSOP with the $507,614 first by far the biggest score of the 40-year-old's career.“It’s amazing,” said Wallace. “If I was going to pick an event to win, except for the Main Event because of the amount of money involved, but if I could pick an event to win because of how I would be seen, this would be it. It feels great.”The fifth Championship event of this year's World Series attracted a stellar field of 200 with the likes of Daniel Negreanu, ElkY, David Benyamine and Justin Bonomo all making the money.The wait for a British bracelet continues with Richard Ashby again coming closest to breaking the duck. After finishing runner up to Brock Parker in the Omaha Hi Lo last week, Chufty again made the final table, this time bowing out in fourth. The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1. Chris Wallace – $507,614 2. Randy Ohel – $313,715 3. Richard Sklar – $206,499 4. Richard Ashby – $150,625 5. Max Pescatori – $112,066 6. Lee Goldman – $84,844 7. Bill Chen – $65,273 8. Calvin Anderson – $50,966
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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