Monday, 22 August 2011
Though they might have fallen short of the ambitious €250,000 guarantee by 990 players, no one can accuse the Dusk Till Dawn Grand Prix IV of being a flop.
In total, 4,010 players competed and re-entered in the event with ten online and ten live Day 1 flights to create a prize pool of more than €200,000, which was not bad for a €60 buy-in.In the end, 399 players made the money and the official Day 2 at the Dusk Till Dawn club on Saturday. The planned first prize was €46,369 but an eight-way deal at the final table ensured everyone walked away with five figures for their €60 investment.The prize payouts and approximate final table chip counts were as follows:1. Nicholas Humphries (1.1m) €30,0002. Tommy Bingham (1.9m) €27,9003. Romans Mihailovs (560k) €11,5004. Marios Arkadiou (470k) €11,5005. Mohammed Ashfaq (397k) €11,5006. Ian Turner (450k) €10,7007. Mark Wates (285k) €10,7008. Michael Haney (161k) €10,700Haney and Turner were the real winners, though, as both had won the Golden Chip promotion by qualifying via a special satellite and making the final table. They will also receive either an extra £15,000 or a brand new Mini automobile.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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.
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