As was expected due to American players being shut out from playing in this year’s PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker, the amount of dollars in play was down substantially from 2010.
The 2011 World Championship of Online Poker drew to a close over the weekend, with victory in the $5 million guaranteed Main Event going to Thomas “Kallllle” Pedersen from Denmark.
Lee Nelson has a rich history of poker tournament success stretching back decades, adding the ANZPT Melbourne Main Event to his portfolio of victories last night.
With seven Spanish poker players among the final eight in the PokerStars-sponsored Estrellas Main Event which concluded in Ibiza last night, a home victory was widely expected.
A remarkable day´s play on Saturday saw Sam Trickett take command of the Partouche Poker Tour in Cannes.
Mustapha Kanit, the Italian poker player with a host of final table appearances at major European events, leads the final eighteen players in the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event in Cannes.
The European Poker Championships start at London´s Grosvenor Victoria Casino tomorrow (Saturday 17th September) with a host of stand-alone multitable poker tournaments, qualifiers to the EPT London Main Event and its own European Poker Championship Main Event.
Top Spanish poker player, Juan Maceiras, leads the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event at the end of Day 3.
Ukrainian poker player, Oleksii Kovalchuk, has stormed into a massive lead on Day 2 of the Partouche Poker Tour in Cannes.
Giuseppe Pantaleo emerged as a clear leader yesterday in the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes.
One of the most valuable finales of any European poker tour started yesterday at the Palm Beach Casino in Cannes. The Partouche Poker Tour is the leading poker tour in France and, like many of the UK poker equivalents, provides a lucrative online qualification route to the Main Event.
Anybody who has ever been busted out of the later stages of a valuable tournament will often reflect on what happened and how they could have played better/differently, but this morning the eight final table players who did not win the $215.00 NLHE Turbo Rebuy WCOOP Event 6 will just be scratching their heads at the incredible good fortune enjoyed by Australian poker pro Jonathan “Monster_Dong” Karamalikis.