Poker Weekly Update

Poker Weekly Update 7th-13th September.

The first Monthly Million was played on William Hill Poker. The tournament almost filled and the expected overlay disappeared. We talked to a few of our players who praised the blind structure in the tournament and said it favored good players.

$25000 buy in

WCOOP Event 27 with a massive $25.000 buy in managed to attract 36 players. The winner will receive $315.000 with the runner up grabbing $180.000. Notable players out in the first 2 rounds count Katja Thater, Chris Moneymaker, Daniel Negreanu, Barry G and Elky.

WCOOP winners this week

Event 13 – yhcaep – $33.814.50
Event 14 – dangdokodang – $70,727.38
Event 15 – raydavis77 -$19,912
Event 16 – XTheDecanoX – $249,280
Event 17 – iCeVeNoM – $91,250
Event 18 – g0lfa- $50,250
Event 19 – George Danzer – $109,545
Event 20 – Timmy K – $26,676
Event 21 – Soterdelf – $174,594.68
Event 22 – Science – $54,139.58
Event 23 – Str8$$$Homey – $126,441.01
Event 24- Myrabbifoo- $170.000
Event 25- Todch- $70.400

WPT Cyprus ended with a victory to the French professional poker player Thomas Bichon who outlasted 180 opponents and cashed the $579,165 first prize.

EPT Barcelona also found a winner this week. The 20 year old American Carter Phillips was the player left after heavy action throughout the tournament. €850.000 was the first prize for this young coming poker player.

Kahnawake Gaming commission concluded the investigation against Ultimate Bet and named Russ Hamilton as being the master mind behind the super user scandal.

Ultimate Bet Poker

Furthermore they announced the full compliance Ulitmate Bet Poker needs to do on a daily basis which makes Ultimate Bet the most secure poker room in the world. 31 other players were named as having taken part of the scam and all facts have been given to the relevant authorities.

Harrahs Interactive Entertainment signed a deal with legendary 888 and will use 888s DragonFish as their gaming provider when entering into online gaming. The contract was signed as a multi year contract for both online poker and online casino.

Betfair stroke a deal with FC Barcelona and are now the official betting partner for the Spanish football club.

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