Saturday, 2 March 2013
The first leg of the 2013 GUKPT season has proved to be a biggie with a total of 397 players buying in over the two opening flights at the Vic to almost double the £200,000 guarantee.
Of the 224 players who took part in day 1B it was Rhys Jones who made the biggest impression, building up a stack of 149,775. In hot pursuit were Andy Afstathiou 137,650 and the winner of February's Genting Big Game, Patryk Slusarek 134,250.As with day 1A, plenty of notable names enjoyed a good opening flight including BlackBelt Poker's Kevin Williams 115,100, 2010 World Heads Up Championship runner up Leon Louis 78,650, Jack Ellwood 74,000, Sky Poker's Carlo Citrone 69,400 and WPT South Africa winner Jerome Bradpiece 67,075.Further back are the likes of IveyPoker's John Eames 28,000, WSOP bracelet winner Craig McCorkell 27,925 and Bluff regular Ben Jackson18,575.38 players will make the money with the winner set to walk away £103,240 to the good.The action resumes at noon today with levels scheduled. Railbirds can follow the action via the GUKPT live stream with Phil 'The Tower' Heald in the driving seat.
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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Jeff KImber on fish.
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Dara O'K on bounty tournaments.
Rob Yong calls for competition.
A critical eye on the poker world.
Nick Wealthall on unconscious decision making.
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