Thursday, 2 August 2012
The online action at PokerStars is roaring back to life after the WSOP lull and its an old online favourite who has enjoyed the best of it in recent days.
Ilari FIN aka Ilari Sahmies booked himself a $403k profit at the $200/$400 PLO tables against high stakes luminaries Jeans89, Ben86 and Theo J. This despite dropping a massive $153k pot when his top full house was rivered by Jeans89's quads.The big loser of the day was Ben 'Ben86' Tollerene whose disastrous run continued. Tollerene, who won over $1m in April, dropped a massive $352k on the day. He is now up just $50k on the year which is round about the same as Sahamies figures for 2012. Eire Abu retains top place in the HighStakesDB.com 2012 standings, up $3,431,641 on the year followed by Sauce123 who is up $2,188,588. Zypherin, down $2,840,746 and Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom down $1,557,038 are 2012's biggest losers to date.
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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