In a stunning announcement, 24-year-old Peter Eastgate has told the world he’s had enough of poker. After winning what’s considered to be poker’s highest honor and over $9 million in prize money a mere 2 years ago, the Danish former World Champion is throwing in the towel, as it were.
Ante Up for Africa, a joint venture of actor Don Cheadle and poker pro Annie Duke, was held for the 4th time at this year’s World Series of Poker. The duo has teamed up to raise millions of dollars over the past few years to benefit victims of the Darfur conflict.
Let’s take a look at a couple of the main stories that occurred over the past week at the 2010 World Series of Poker.
Each article in this series will cover different aspects of online tournament poker. In this article I will be covering site selection and recommended bankroll management.
Scott Montgomery and Dean Hamrick, while not the best known names in the poker world, are known to plenty of avid fans of the World Series of Poker. The reason? Both had made deep runs in the Main Event in 2008.
Phil Ivey? Men “The Master” Nguyen? Michael “The Grinder” Mizrahi?
If you had bet that one of the “household name” poker pros would be the first player to win 2 bracelets this year, then you’d have lost some money.
Both Annette Obrestad and Phil Hellmuth made deep runs, but ultimately fell short of winning bracelets at this year’s World Series of Poker.
When you’re good, your good. As though determined to solidify (even more) his place and reputation as the best poker player alive, Phil Ivey claimed yet another World Series of Poker bracelet this week, giving him a career total of 8. This ties him with Eric Seidel for 4th on the all-time bracelet-winner list, behind poker luminaries Johnny Moss (9), Johnny Chan (10), Doyle Brunson (10), and the leader Phil Hellmuth (11).
It’s time for another recap of what’s been happening over the last week at the World Series of Poker. Here’s a rundown of the newsmakers and headline grabbers:
Haven’t blogged in a bit, so time to update y’all on what’s been happening over the last week at the World Series of Poker. Here’s a rundown of the newsmakers and headline grabbers: