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Johannes Korsar Leads WPT Slovenia Final Nine

Johannes Korsar Leads WPT Slovenia Final Nine

It’s not only the final nine for the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s main event that are known as Day 3 of the Slovenia stop on the World P­­oker Tour (WPT) Season X calendar at the Grand Casino Portorož saw the field reduced by 17 to give us a final table for today.

Gianluca Speranza Leads WPT Slovenia Day 2

Gianluca Speranza Leads WPT Slovenia Day 2

Gianluca Speranza leads after Day 2 of the Slovenia stop on the World Poker Tour (WPT) Season X at Casino Portorož as he chases the top prize of €144,399 .

Lukas Berglund Becomes Youngest WPT Champion Ever

Lukas Berglund Becomes Youngest WPT Champion Ever

Swedish kid Lukas Berglund reckons becoming the youngest champion of the World Poker Tour was a “surreal” experience after last night picking up the WPT’s Spanish Championship crown in Barcelona – as well as €206,000 – after five days’ play.

Szymon Pieszczoch in Pole Position at WPT Barcelona

Szymon Pieszczoch in Pole Position at WPT Barcelona

Polish poker player Szymon Pieszczoch has the leading chip stack after the second day of the World Poker Tour’s Spanish Championship in Barcelona after another 65 entrants crashed out to leave the tournament with 51 players remaining for today’s third day.

Eric Sullivan Leads Day 1B of WPT Barcelona

Eric Sullivan Leads Day 1B of WPT Barcelona

Eric Sullivan ended part two of day one as chip leader on 140,700 chips in the first event of the WPT’s 10th season, placing him significantly above the average chip stack of 57,187 as day two begins.

WPT Spanish Championship kicks off under a cloud

WPT Spanish Championship kicks off under a cloud

There might have been a few players missing from the opening day of the World Poker Tour’s Spanish Championship – mainly due to the ash cloud hovering over Europe from the latest eruption of Iceland’s most active volcano, Grimsvotn, as well as the fact the World Series of Poker (WSOP) kicks off next Tuesday – but it was an exciting first day just the same.

Erik Seidel Wins WPT High Roller event

Erik Seidel Wins WPT High Roller event

Erik “Sly” Seidel won the WPT High Roller title and is now in the Poker Hall of Fame with 8 WSOP bracelets, 2 WPT Championship titles and over $14 million in tournament earnings.

Scott Seiver ran over scared final table

Scott Seiver ran over scared final table

Scott Seiver reckons he took the “opportunity to push and press hard” for victory when he realised that the final table during the World Poker Tour’s $25,000 buy-in World Championship event in Las Vegas had been playing “a little soft, a little scared”.

Sensational Seidel still on a roll in Las Vegas

Sensational Seidel still on a roll in Las Vegas

Can anyone stop Erik Seidel? That is the question numerous big-name poker stars must be asking themselves right now after he fashioned a heads-up clash with fellow American Erick Lindgren in the World Poker Tour’s World Championship Super High Roller event in Las Vegas

Galen Hall just ahead for final table at WPT Championship

Galen Hall just ahead for final table at WPT Championship

That’s it – we’re down to the final six at the World Poker Tour Championship’s $25,000 buy-in event following five days of play at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.

Hall in charge as WPT Championship down to last 15

Hall in charge as WPT Championship down to last 15

The 220 entrants have been whittled down to just 15 at the World Poker Tour Championship’s $25,000 buy-in event after four days’ play at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.

Sayed leads WPT Championship after day three

Sayed leads WPT Championship after day three

Having started with 220 players at The Bellagio in Las Vegas, the poker tournament now has 52 remaining poker players, with Swiss-based Lebanese star Sam el Sayed – who won last November’s WPT Amneville event in France – leading on 1,107,000 chips.