Monday, 30 June 2014
It's not just the Rio that has been awarding huge prizes during the World Series of Poker.
The Bellagio upped the buy-in from its regular monthly deepstack from $25,000 to $100,000 with spectacular results. All told, 66 players bought in a total of 87 times to create a massive prize pool of over $8.6m.As the clock approached 7am on Saturday morning, Dan Smith was declared the winner after a chop that also saw Jason Mercier, Tom Marchese and Jason Somerville also walk away with seven-figure scores.The in the money finishers were as follows:1st Dan Smith $2,044,766 2nd Jason Mercier $1,622,181 3rd Tom Marchese $1,465,451 4th Jason Somerville $1,347,352 5th Doug Polk $602,910 6th Matthew Hyman $430,650 7th Adam Bilzerian $344,520 8th Gabe Kaplan $258,390 9th Chris Klodnicki $172,260 10th Pratyush Buddiga $172,260 11th David Sands $172,260
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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