Friday, 23 April 2010
Just ten players are in the running for the $1.5m pay day in the WPT Championship at the Bellagio, among them a pair of former World Champions.
Irishman John O'Shea leads the way but there's plenty of top class opposition looming in a stacked final ten. Former World Champion Scotty Nguyen is second in chips followed by cash game legend and recent PartyPoker Premier League winner David Benyamine in third.As if those two weren't enough there's also WSOP Main Event runner up David Williams, WSOP bracelet winners Bill Baxter and Cliff Josephy, Doyle Brunson Classic winner Eric Baldwin, long time chip leader Shawn Buchanan and Full Tilt Pro Nikolai Evdakov to contend with. And did I mention who's the short stack? None other than the Poker Brat Phil Hellmuth who's not a bad tournament player!The chip counts and seating positions are as follows:Seat 1. Scotty Nguyen - 2,637,000Seat 2. Phil Hellmuth - 839,000Seat 3. Nikolay Evdakov - 922,000Seat 4. John O'Shea - 3,174,000Seat 5. Billy Baxter - 2,429,000Seat 6. Eric Baldwin - 2,130,000Seat 7. David Williams - 2,454,000Seat 8. David Benyamine - 2,561,000Seat 9. Shawn Buchanan - 1,087,000Seat 10. Cliff Josephy - 1,269,000 The action resumes at 8pm UK time.
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.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes.
Win $300 prize pool tournament seats.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
Americas Cardroom releases final video.
Poker’s unassuming killer steps back into the limelight.
Meet one of UK poker's rising stars.
We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
By Paul Oresteen.
Just keep smiling...
By Adam Slutsky
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.
Structure changes don't suit recreationals.
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