Tuesday, 31 August 2010
Poker and beer aren't usually natural bedfellows (just ask Scotty Nguyen) but one Danish player has shown that combining both can sometimes be a profitable venture.
Soren Eriksen, who is now based in New Zealand, took $120,000 of his poker tournament winnings and ploughed it into a new business venture brewing his own beer. His 8-Wired Brewing label has proved very successful, winning a gold award at a respected beer industry awards ceremony.Speaking to the New Zealand Herald newspaper Eriksen explained why he didn't try to expand his bankroll via the conventional manner, “I never wanted to be a professional poker player because it's not a very nice environment," he said. “Sure, I could probably make good money grinding the games in Vegas, but I would go nuts within weeks.”Judging by the his success it looks like he made the right decision.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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