Team America, captained by Phil Hellmuth, won the second-ever staging of the WSOPE Caesar´s Cup in Cannes yesterday afternoon.
The Caesars Cup is a Ryder Cup style battle of poker giants – contested by two teams representing the Americas and Europe, and one of the most keenly anticipated events at this year´s WSOPE.
An intriguing video (below) has been circulating the poker forums and social networking sites in respect of a live poker tournament which is scheduled to be played at Wembley Stadium in London from May 10th to 12th 2012.
Daniel “KidPoker” Negreanu, one of the most well-known poker pros in the history of poker, finished in-the-money in 15 separate events at this year’s PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker, pocketing a total of $119,193.
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.