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.
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.
There really could only have ever been one winner in the race to find the rematch poker fans most want to see – the world’s hottest player, Erik Seidel, against Johnny Chan from the 1988 World Series of Poker (WSOP).
Englishman Rob Angood has scooped the £40,420 top prize that was on offer at 3D poker site PKR.com’s PKR Live VI event in London.
The 218 biggest poker stars of the world join the Federated Sports and Gaming Professional Poker League (FSGPPL).
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.
Just as the dust was beginning to settle after the FBI seized the domains and accounts of the worlds largest online poker sites PokerStars, Full Tilt, Ultimate Bet and Absolute Poker, it’s all happening again and this time it’s not just poker!
The last World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) tournament before Friday’s Million Dollar National Championship freeroll has ended in New Orleans with AJ Jejelowo defeating 74 other poker players to the $235,956 top prize.
Morteza Islam took out 1,563 other poker players to secure the €50 plus €10 Dusk Till Dawn Grand Prix Texas hold’em tournament at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn club.
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”.
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
The Nevada State Assembly has passed a simplified Internet gambling bill that calls on the state to adopt a licensing procedure for online poker sites.