Thursday, 3 July 2014
Phil Hellmuth is getting dangerously close to winning yet another WSOP bracelet.
The Brat will head to the final table of event #61, the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship, in third place on 404,000.Todd Brunson will be the man to beat though, returning with 980,000 chips, well ahead of closest rival Steve Landfish on 556,000.Henry Orenstein is showing that poker isn't just a game for hoodie wearing drones too. The 90-year-old (yes, 90) is chasing a second stud bracelet and returns as one of the short stacks. Rounding out the final nine are Matt Grapenthien, Ben Yu, James Obst, Jesse Martin and Henrik Hecklen.Britain's Richard Ashby was the final table bubble boy, hitting the rail after running into a Henry Orenstein full house.The chips and seat positions heading into tonight's finale are as follows:1 Ben Yu 247,0002 Henrik Hecklen 46,0003 Phil Hellmuth 404,0004 Jesse Martin 156,0005 Henry Orenstein 112,0006 Matt Grapenthien 390,0007 Todd Brunson 980,0008 Steve Landfish 556,0009 James Obst 169,000
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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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