Tuesday, 28 January 2014
While European players were focussing their attention on Deauville and the latest leg of the EPT, players across the pond were heading to New Jersey for the Borgata Winter Open.
A massive field of 1,228 runners took to the tables during the two opening flights making its the second largest event in the history of the World Poker Tour.657 of those starters are still in the hunt for a bumper payday with Lazaro Hernandez (258,175), Todd Rebello (229,825) and Robert Boyko (209,500) leading the way heading into day two.As expected, plenty of notable names took to the Borgata tables with John Racener, Matt Stout, Kathy Liebert, Eric Baldwin, Faraz Jaka, Tony Dunst and Jeff Madsen all building above average stacks.The in-form Vanessa Selbst tops the list of high profile exits with Chino Rheem, Jonathan Little and Bryn Kenney joining her on the rail.The action in Atlantic City resumes at 5pm UK time where everyone will have eyes on a first prize of $842,379.1 Lazaro Hernandez 258,1752 Todd Rebello 229,825 3 Robert Boyko 209,500 4 Sungwon Lee 169,0505 Steven Landfish 168,2506 Mike Linster 160,225 7 Lawrence Lipman 151,4508 Randall Pfeifer 150,1009 George Lampert 146,00010 Matt Brady 145,200
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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