Wednesday, 8 August 2012
The Palm Beach Big Game may have been on unfamiliar territory this month but it once again lived up to its billing as one of the best live events in London.
A stacked field of 62 runners was on hand at the temporary home of the Fox Poker Club on Monday including James Dempsey, Ross and Barny Boatman, Praz Bansi and Britain's only 2012 WSOP bracelet winner Craig McCorkell.The man who walked away with the bulk of the cash though was Van Pham who pocketed £21,000 after beating a final table that included James Akenhead, Jack Salter, Nick Winsor and Romano Pizzo.1st Van Pham £21,0002nd Romano Pizzo £14,0003rd Rajesh Rughwani £8,500 4th Benjamin Winsor £6,5105th Nick Irvine £4,6506th Jack Salter £3,720 7th James Akenhead £2,4808th Christopher Sly £1,140 The £1,000+£90 Big Game returns home to the Palm Beach in Mayfair next month. There's plenty of tournament action on offer at the Fox Poker Club including the £400+£35 monthly Main Event which features a guaranteed prize pool of £25,000.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
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