Thursday, 18 November 2010
UNICEF stand to get a very tidy donation next week with the bidding for Peter Eastgate's 2008 WSOP bracelet already topping the $41,000 mark.
Among the interested parties is none other than motormouth Tony G who has an unorthodox use for the unique piece of jewellery should he win the auction. The talkative Aussie wrote on his blog, “What am I going to do with Peter’s bracelet? Well, the plan is to get it adapted into a special collar for my trusted German Shepherd Zasko. The ultimate dog bling – as my gladiator and protector he deserves to be kitted out in such style”. “People will accuse me of trying to make a mockery of Peter’s WSOP Main Event win but that is not the intention – I really want to do this. I respect Peter’s decision to turn around and say that’s it – each to their own and hope that the money I give him for the bracelet goes to a good cause.”It looks like Gouga will have his work cut out getting the bracelet though. A total of 32 bids have been placed so far with the current leader at $41,100. The auction will reach its conclusion next Thursday with all the proceeds going to UNICEF. To follow the bidding visit eBay.com.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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