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
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’.
Americas Cardroom has released its fifth and final sponsored video chronicling the action from the Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016, which ended on Sunday with Latvian player Eduards Kudrjavcevs taking the main event title and its $143,675 first-place prize.
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