The WPT Ladies tour, which officially kicked off this January at Borgata in Atlantic City, will also conclude with a $1,500 championship event at the famed Las Vegas kodokmas99 destination. What the event lacks in buy-in compared to the big tourney is already being made up for in controversy, thanks to a chunk of the prize pool being set aside up front for charity.
What’s wrong with charity?
For the inaugural WPT Ladies Championship, the WPT chose to partner with Susan G. Komen…
Annette Obrestad is not yet old enough to play poker in the United States but she has taken the international tournament circuit by storm. The Norwegian phenom finished second to Reuben Peters, and earned just under $417,000, in the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Dublin earlier this season.
In the first part of this two-part series I addressed strategy considerations for the loose and passive low-stakes spread-limit game, often played with no ante, like $1-5 and $1-3. It can often be frustrating to play.
One of the most unique and prestigious events of the year is the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship (NHPC) wherein 64 invitation-only players battle heads-to-head in a bracket style tournament, and tomorrow, viewers can finally see all the action that happened at this year’s event.
The Card Player TV crew is here at the PokerStars.com European Poker Tour Grand Final in Monte Carlo, and we’ve already started posting videos from the event. To view the latest videos from the EPT Grand Final, go to the Card Player TV page by clicking here.
This Saturday the poker world turns its eyes to the French Riviera and the tiny principality of Monaco, home of the Sporting Club at Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and host of the fourth annual European Poker Tour Grand Final.
In four short years the Grand Final has become one of the richest and most prestigious tournaments in the world.
With a price tag of €10,000, it sports the fourth-highest buy-in of the world’s major multi-table tournaments, coming in behind the $50,000 WSOP.
Tweeden has been a show host and sports reporter on the Fox Sports Network for the past seven years. She’s performed Sports Emmy- and Telly Award-winning work covering everything from mainstream and extreme sports to news and entertainment.
Now she’ll be working on Poker After Dark interacting with and interviewing some of poker’s biggest stars for the viewers.
This isn’t Tweeden’s first foray into the poker realm either. She was a co-host and exit interviewer on the Mansion…