Thursday, 30 August 2012
Macau is best known for its insanely high stakes cash games but it will be tournament action that takes centre stage there tomorrow.
Many of the world's top players including Phil Ivey, Erik Seidel and Sam Trickett will be at the Starworld Casino’s Poker King Club for the Macau High Stakes Challenge. All told around 80 players are set to take part in the event which has a buy-in of HK$2,000,000 (US$250,000) with an optional re-buy of HK$2,000,000. Organisers expect the winner to walk away with a first prize of around US$5m.Other notable names who will be joining some very wealthy Asian businessmen will be the likes of Gus Hansen, John Juanda and Andrew Robl.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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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