Wednesday, 8 June 2011
202 players started the quest for the $10k Omaha Hi Lo Split 8 Championship bracelet and after two lengthy days the field has been whittled down to just 22.
Canada's Guillaume Rivet is in pole position nursing a weighty stack of 809,000 well ahead of WPT Venice winner and recent Seven Card stud runner up Alessio Isaia who has 535,000.There are a host of big names still in the hunt for the $465,216 first prize including Mr World Poker Tour Mike Sexton, UK legend Richard Ashby, Deebs Shaun and Freddy, Josh Arieh and start of day chip leader Eric Buchman.Jason Mercier squeaked his way into the money despite having fewer than two big blinds when the bubble burst. The dubious honour of bubble boy went to Dan 'djk123' Kelly who ran into Freddy Deeb's wheel and busted in 28th place.
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.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
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