Thursday, 1 October 2009
Bookmaker Party Bets has released its odds for the forthcoming World Poker Open V. Heading the 48-runner field are Tom ‘Durrr’ Dwan and double WSOP bracelet winner JC Tran at 12/1.
The British challenge is lead by November Nine finalist James Akenhead and Triple Crown winner Roland de Wolfe who are both on offer at 14/1.Luke ‘_Fullflush_’ Schwartz and Neil Channing are available at 15/1, as is defending champion Marty Smith. Phil Laak at 18/1 and Andy Black at 20/1 both merit attention too. If you fancy an outsider then single table specialist Ian Frazer at 25/1 and TV regular Liam Flood at 33/1 could both be worth a punt. The winner of each of the six heats, plus the winner of a runner up turbo will go through to a grand final on 15th October where the winner will take home a first prize of $250,000. The action kicks off at the Palm Beach Casino in Mayfair on 11th October.Selected odds:JC Tran 12/1Tom Dwan 12/1Layne Flack 14/1James Akenhead 14/1Yevgeniy Timoshenko 14/1Roland de Wolfe 14/1Luke Schwartz 15/1Neil Channing 15/1Phil Laak 18/1Ian Frazer 20/1Roberto Romanello 25/1Liam Flood 33/1Paul Zimbler 33/1Sammy George 40/1Jennifer Tilly 66/1
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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