Monday, 7 July 2014
Approximately 1,300 of the 2,144 second flight starters still have dreams of fame, glory and oodles of cash after a busy day 1b at the WSOP Main Event.
After five levels of action it was the unknown Trey Luxemburger out in front (193,450) followed by Sarkis Hakobian (190,125) and Ryan Buckholtz (189,000).Plenty of familiar faces made solid starts to their 2014 challenge including Erik Seidel (134,025), Matt Affleck (122,150) and Marvin Rettenmaier (115,000) who all finished in the upper echelons of the chip counts.Further back, but still in the hunt, were the likes of Vanessa Selbst, Kevin Vandersmissen, Mike McDonald, Allen Cunningham and former Main Event winners Dan Harrington and Huck Seed.Chris Moorman will have to wait another year for a maiden WSOP bracelet after busting on the second flight. Joining him on the rail were ElkY, Ireland's Andy Black and Dealer's Choice winner Robert Mizrachi.The third and final opening flights gets under way at noon local time (8pm UK time) with organisers hopeful that numbers will exceed the 3,467 that sat down on day 1C last year.
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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Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
Americas Cardroom releases final video.
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We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
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Pushing the envelope for a new poker generation.
Jeff KImber on fish.
So says Dara O'Kearney.
Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
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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