Sunday, August 30, 2009

This Anniversary in Poker: August 23 - August 29

It's Sunday. Arguably the toughest day on the basic felt. While you're cat-and-mouse for that clash to alpha or if you're on your synchronized break, actuality is some account to abide your time. Account will not alone accumulate you busy, it will accumulate you up to date on endure anniversary and accessible you for the new one.

On the Clash Trail

Maxim Lykov went in to Day 2 of the PokerStars EPT Kyiv as the dent baton and never looked back. He took down the aboriginal bays of the EPT's sixth division forth with €330,000.

The APT Macau aswell begin a champ in 23-year-old Frenchman, Adrien Allain, who won his way to Macau through a $5 online digital qualifier. He angry that $5 into $391,556 and if asked how he acquainted about winning, the alone affair he could say was "I don't allege English." Acceptable affair APT CEO, Chris Parker was there to advice the champ out with, "That's OK, I'll accomplish it up for you...he feels great!"


Qualify for the WCOOP alone at PokerStars

Maybe Prahlad Friedman will adroitness us all with addition rap afterwards demography down the WPT Legends of Poker Championship in LA. He took home over $1 actor in cost money as able-bodied as a bench in the WPT World Championship. Two November Niners fabricated the money in this accident as well. Steven Begleiter accomplished 9th and Kevin Schaffel came in 2nd.


Some association over at High Stakes News did some digging (if you calculation account babble logs digging) and begin out who the new face on the high-stakes arena over at Abounding Tilt was. POKERBLUFFS (on Abounding Tilt) and Deldar182 (on PokerStars) are endemic by the aforementioned person: Australian best Scrabble player, David Eldar. He absolved abroad from his assignment at the nosebleeds $500,000 richer. Doubt that was the endure time we'll see him there.

World Poker Tour: Off the Market...For Now

The WPT was sold...again, this week. Peerless Media, a accessory of PartyGaming swooped in and took the WPT out of Gamynia's easily for a air-conditioned $12.3 million.

High-Stakes Action

Durrrr's been benefiting from all the activity in the nosebleeds on Abounding Tilt. Endure weekend he had a milion upswing, a lot of of his acknowledgment traveling to (the one amateur who's character still eludes us) martonas.

The durrrr Claiming aswell started up again. Patrik Antonius and durrrr met on the basic acquainted for two sessions of the claiming aural 24 hours. Antonius is now arch durrrr over the challenge, alone slightly, but hey, a advance is still a lead.

Sports Legends

Ever admiration what it would be like to yield on 25 of the greatest sports legends of all time and 25 of the best poker players in a poker clash and maybe a few circuit of golf? Able-bodied the PokerNews Sports Legends Claiming is just about the bend and we talked to Kenna James and Gavin Smith about the once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Take A Acceptable Look

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WSOP Coverage

If you absent the WSOP Main Accident advantage on ESPN this week, you absent Hellmuth's admirable access and Negreanu busting out on Day 1. Acceptable affair we had you covered with a abounding recap.

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