Thursday, 26 September 2013
We're a step closer to finding out who will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame this year after the WSOP announced the ten finalists for 2013.
The list contains a sprinkling of new blood with Humberto Brenes, Mike Matusow and former World Champions Carlos Mortensen and Huck Seed all being nominated for the first time. The other names in contention to join poker's most exclusive club are London-based Swede and WSOP cashing machine Chris Bjorin, five-time bracelet winner David Chiu, the 'Godfather' of Norwegian poker Thor Hansen, the first woman to win multiple WSOP bracelets in open events, Jennifer Harman, four-time bracelet winner and best-selling author Tom McEvoy and 1998 Main Event winner Scotty Nguyen. All six have been nominated previously. The final ten were decided by a public vote at WSOP.com with the Poker Hall of Fame Governing vetting the candidates to ensure they met the criteria for entry. To be eligible, players have to have played poker against acknowledged top competition, be at least 40 years old at time of nomination, played for high stakes, played consistently well, gaining the respect of peers and stood the test of time. The final selection will be made by the 19 living members of the Hall of Fame and 18 members of the poker media who have until 11 October to make their selections. The successful candidates will be inducted at a dinner on Sunday 3 November as part of the WSOP Main Event final table festivities. Satellite tournament creator Eric Drache and old school road gambler Brian 'Sailor' Roberts were last year's entrants to the Poker Hall of Fame.
Christmas is just around the corner and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are getting into the holiday spirit by offering online poker players the chance to double one re-load deposit up to $100.
Juicy Stakes has announced the launch of a series of daily freeroll online poker tournaments that will award players with spots into special weekly games featuring prize pools of up to $300.
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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