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
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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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