Tuesday, 6 August 2013
We've seen poker played in plenty of strange places over the years but we've never seen a game staged underwater. Until now that is.
Scuba diver John Stanley will be joined by five other players at the Ponds Forge Centre in Sheffield this Saturday with all the money raised going to the Macmillan Cancer Support charity. “I had the idea in bed when I couldn’t sleep,” Stanley told the Sheffield Star. “I wanted to do something to raise money and I thought what do I like doing? Diving and playing poker, so I combined the two.” Saturday's event runs from 4.30pm until 8pm with novice divers able to take part in try dives with instructors from Diveworld for a donation to the cause. Plenty of prizes including football tickets, a P&O mini cruise and a champagne dinner for four will be on offer in a special prize draw. For more information visit http://www.underwaterpoker.co.uk/.
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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