Monday, 1 February 2010
He lost over half a million online and was looking to be facing a very poor weekend paycheque.
However, many tennis fans will know that Roger Federer and Andy Murray went head to head in the final of the Australian Open tennis grand slam. Ziigmund placed a $300,000 bet on the tennis champ to beat Murray at odds of 4/7 and was rewarded when the Wimbledon champion beat the Scot in straight sets, earning Sahamies a tidy payday of around half a million and sending him up to $200,000 for the week. "By the way - I have won waterslide competition in Kokkola [city in Finland]. That was Kokkola open....Had to mention so no one forget it. Its good life," says our man. Totally balla or totally batshit? Watch Ilari win and lose millions at Full Tilt Poker to decide for yourself.
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.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
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Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes four.
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Meet one of UK poker's rising stars.
We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
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Jeff KImber on fish.
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Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
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Rob Yong calls for competition.
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