Friday, 29 June 2012
A former British Army squadee is attempting to break the record for the Longest Marathon Playing Poker By An Individual and raise money for Help For Heroes in the process.
Barry Denson will attempt to break Laak's 115 hour stint at the G Casino in Manchester, aiming for five full days at the tables, starting from this Sunday. The former Territorial Army soldier will be raising money for the Help For Heroes charity."One of the biggest challenges will be finding enough players to play me" said Barry. "Guinness World Records© will only allow other players to play for up to 4 hours at a time so we need as many players as possible to come along and take part, especially in the early hours or the mornings!"The 5 day event will take place at G Casino, Bury New Road, Manchester from midnight on Sunday 1st July 2012. Poker players are invited to play for up to four hours, or just go along and watch. Donations can be given at www.justgiving.com/poker-marathon or by texting UKKT95 to 70070.Denson will have his work cut out if he wants to beat The Unabomber's marathon session though. Laak played 115 hours straight at $10/$20 blind levels and still managed to show a profit of $6,766 for his efforts.You can keep up to date with the Mancunian's preparations via Twitter.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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