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.
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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