Thursday, 7 July 2011
The $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event is rapidly heading towards the business end of proceedings with just 42 of the 3,389 starters still in the hunt for the bracelet.
Leading the way is the familiar figure of Gavin Smith. Last year's mixed hold'em bracelet winner closed the day on 864,000 chips, just ahead of James Boyle on 850,000 and Ryan Goindoo on 838,000.Leicester's Hasmukh Khodiyara is the sole British representative left, ending day two in tenth place with 471,000 chips. It's been quite a few months for Khodiyara who secured his trip to Vegas after winning Black Belt Poker's WSOP Warrior Master League. The $20,000 package included seats in the Main Event and one other tournament. Khodiyara has put that extra entry to excellent use and is already guaranteed at least $14,914. The top seven finishers will all pocket a six-figure score with the winner set to walk away with $777,928.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
The six-day Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016 begins later today and poker aficionados are being offered the chance to check out all of the action via a special video blog being sponsored by Americas Cardroom.
The PPC Aruba World Championship 2016 tournament series is due to kick off next month and four competitors will be joining the $2,400 buy-in main event fray after winning three-tier online poker satellite tournaments at Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker.
The sixth annual edition of the Goliath poker tournament series finished over the weekend with its main event attracting some 5,232 entries to create a prize pool worth £523,200 ($680,421).
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.
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