Tuesday, 11 September 2012
The latest season of the Sky Poker Tour drew to a close over the weekend with Sam MacDonald outlasting a 279-runner field at Dusk Till Dawn.
Notable names in attendance included Sky Poker TV regulars Julian Thew and Ryan Spittles, recent Genting Poker Series winner Yucel Eminoglou and Bluff Europe columnist Paul Jackson who enjoyed a very deep run.Action Jack agreed a deal with Sam MacDonald and James Howard when play went three handed with around £51,000 on the table. Howard took £19k of it with Jackson and MacDonald both taking £15k before playing on for £1,500 and the trophy.Jackson made the short trip from the east to the West Midlands with the £15k after bowing out in third, losing a flip with AK against Howard's pocket 4s. MacDonald started heads up play the shorter of the two stacks but a pair of double ups soon put him in control and he sealed the deal soon after when his KQ held against Howard's short stacked shove with 4-2.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1. Sam MacDonald £16,572*2. James Howard £19,000*3. Paul Jackson £15,000*4. Sam Shackleton £6,4325. Luke Bayliss £4,8246. Niraj Shourie £3,6187. Ryan Spittles £2,8148. Chris Cox £2,1019. Simon Allen £1,618* Payouts after the chopDetails of the new season on the Sky Poker Tour is expected to be revealed later this week.Join the action at SkyPoker.com with a completely free £10 plus two freeroll tokens. Sign up here.Image courtesy of SkyPoker.com.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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