Saturday, 15 February 2014
Poker's high rollers were in Johannesburg yesterday for the latest leg of the World Poker Tour's $100,000 Alpha8 series.
By the close, seven of the ten entrants were still in with a shot of a half a million dollar payday with Daniel Cates leading the charge. Jungleman will return today with 317,000, well in front of South African qualifier Kinesh Pather (204,500) and Jason Mercier (175,000).Rounding out the field are Jeff Gross, Antonio Esfandiari, who fired a second bullet after being eliminated just before the close, Philip Gruissem and Erik Seidel.Phil Ivey won't be repeating his heroics from the Aussie Millions after busting out early in yesterday's proceedings. Max Altergott was the other player to hit the rail on day one.Seat 1. Jason Mercier 175,000Seat 2. Philipp Gruissem 62,000Seat 3. Antonio Esfandiari 102,000Seat 4. Erik Seidel 25,500Seat 5. Kinesh Pather 204,500Seat 6. Jeff Gross 114,500Seat 7. Daniel Cates 317,000 Here's what they're playing for:1st - $500,0002nd - $300,0003rd - $200,000
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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