Live POKER IS BACK! | Welcome to PokerStars EPT Prague

Live POKER IS BACK! | Welcome to PokerStars EPT Prague

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Davenport Amongst Chip Leaders Soon after GUKPT Coventry Primary Event Day 1a

Davenport Among Chip Leaders Following GUKPT Coventry Primary Event Day 1a

Matthew Davenport

The very first flight of the GUKPT Coventry Primary Occasion is in the books with 26 players advancing from a field of specifically one hundred. Plenty of players took it upon themselves to jump straight in at the first opportunity, which includes Grosvenor Poker Team Pro Jamie Nixon.

Unfortunately for Nixon, he was eliminated just before the end of play but will have ample opportunity to safe his spot in Day two with two far more flights on Friday, March 4 here at the Grosvenor Casino Coventry.

The chip leader is Mitchell Hynam who bagged 169,700 ahead of anonymous player “G D” with 154,100. Matthew Davenport sits in third in chips and is the only other player above 150,000, following bagging 152,600. Other players who bagged above 100,000 chips incorporate Lee French (141,000), Dawid Chmiel (120,500) and Leon Campbell (108,000).

GUKPT Coventry Principal Event Day 1a Top ten Chip Counts

Rank Player Country Chip Count
1 Mitchell Hynam United Kingdom 169,700
two G D NA 154,100
3 Matthew Davenport United Kingdom 152,600
4 Lee French United Kingdom 141,000
five Dawid Chmiel &nbsp 120,500
six Leon Campbell United Kingdom 108,000
7 Jay Yerby United Kingdom 106,500
eight Donald Jones United Kingdom 97,200
9 Paulius Kostickis Lithuania 90,100
10 I M NA 71,100

Profession Very best Score as Timothy Chung Wins Largest Ever GUKPT London Primary Occasion

Other players advancing to Day two contain Renee Xie, who bagged the Day 1a chip lead in the GUKPT London Principal Event final month, along with Yucel Eminoglu, Jack Allen, Simon Taberham, Ali Sarkeshik and Daniel Stacey.

They will return for Day two at midday on Saturday, March five. Meanwhile PokerNews will return on Friday for two far more flights in the GUKPT Coventry Major Event.

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5 French Poker Players to Watch in 2022

Five French Poker Players to Watch in 2022

French Players to Watch

With a return of live poker hopefully on the cards, PokerNews desires to make certain that you are up to date on what players could be producing a splash in events and tours in the course of 2022. Over the subsequent couple of months, we’ll be taking a close look at which poker players we must be searching out for!


Johan “YoH ViraL” Guilbert

Johan Guilbert
Johan “YoH ViraL” Guilbert celebrates Super Higher Roller victory

2021 was genuinely a breakthrough year for popular vlogger Johan “Yoh ViraL” Guilbert and recorded a host of six-figure cashes and a couple of live tournament victories to boot.

His first occasion triumph came in the summer time at the Super Higher Roller Bowl Europe, where he won SHRB Europe Event #two: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em for a cool $506,250. Guilbert then capped off the year with a second win, which took place at the Globe Poker Tour Five Diamond Poker Classic where he added a further $175,000 to his all-time earnings following a higher-roller win.

In reality, eight of his prime ten best cashes came in 2021 alone and what is even far more impressive that his initial recorded money of the year came in May possibly. From that point, Guilbert won $two,843,592 from reside tournaments which also included his best ever money of $892,811 which was thanks to his second-place finish in the 2021 Planet Series of Poker Europe Main Occasion.

You can follow Guilbert’s poker journey and relive his WSOPE Main Occasion run on his 151K subscriber robust YouTube channel. His presence on the platform earned himself a nomination at the 2022 Worldwide Poker Awards for the Fans Option: Poker Character category, although his outcomes all through the year also got him a spot on the GPI Breakout Player shortlist.

Julien Martini

Julien Martini
Double delight for Julien Martini at the 2021 WSOP Europe

One more player who had a year to don’t forget and will be hoping his run great transfers to 2022 is Julien Martini. The poker all-rounder added two far more WSOP bracelets to his collection following the 2021 WSOPE, where he reigned supreme in Occasion #8: €2,500 Short Deck and Event #12: €2,000 8-Game.

His efficiency at King’s Resort, Rozvadov saw him turn into the most-decorated French player in WSOP history, moving ahead of the likes of poker veterans Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier and Roger Hairabedian.

Sonny Franco

Sonny Franco

Although Sonny Franco didn’t really hit the highs of Guilbert and Martini, 2021 is still a year Franco can look back fondly on. Across each the WSOP and WSOPE he obtained 13 cashes netting him a total of $229,541. A huge chunk of that came from WSOPE Occasion #13: €10,000 NLH 6-Max, where he fell to fellow compatriot Romain Le Dantec for $145,012.

This previous year was his very best to date with a final sum of $697,435 won from poker tournaments as per The Hendon Mob. With a solid fall/autumn and winter behind him, the world could be Franco’s oyster in 2022.

Arthur Conan

Arthur Conan

There aren’t several superlatives to describe just how great of a year Arthur Conan had in in 2021, which saw him add $1,486,058 to his bankroll. He secured his maiden WSOP gold bracelet, notched a pair of wins on the Globe Poker Tour and similarly to Guilbert, recorded seven of his leading ten cashes all in the space of about eight months.

His initial WPT win occurred in April exactly where he achieved his greatest ever payday, winning the $50,000 Super High Roller at the WPT Seminole Tough Rock Poker Showdown for $733,320.

4 months later he won a additional $466,167 following he was the last player standing in WSOP On-line Occasion #15: $ten,000 Heads Up Championship. He would overcome high stakes crusher Adrian Mateos in the semi-final before besting Latvia’s Aleksejs Ponakovs for the initial-spot spoils.

Conan then sealed his second WPT title of the year in December, walking away $227,500 richer following taking down a $25K high roller event at the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic.

Romain Lewis

An additional French player who added their name into the WSOP history books in 2021 was Romain Lewis. With two second-spot finishes and two third-spot finishes at the series in 2018, Lewis ultimately went the distance and came out on leading in Event #76: $10K Super Turbo Bounty for a $463,885 grand prize.

That victory was additional sweet for Frenchman as he outlasted some of the very best players in the world like Stephen Chidwick, Dario Sammartino and Rainer Kempe, who all made the final table.

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$625,000 Guaranteed in the Grand Prix UK On the web-Reside Hybrid Series

$625,000 Assured in the Grand Prix UK On-line-Reside Hybrid Series

There might be a couple of storms brewing in the United Kingdom proper now but we have some other news that will blow your hat off: there is $625,000 worth of guaranteed prize pools coming up in the Grand Prix UK Online-Live Hybrid series.

The action starts online at partypoker on February 27 and runs all the way through to March 14. Week 1 of the series requires place exclusively on-line at partypoker and sees players battle it out in the $109 Grand Prix UK Knockout, which has a $250,000 guarantee. Those of you on a tighter spending budget can jump into the $11 Mini Knockout and play for a share of at least $50,000.

The £150,000 assured Primary Occasion kicks off on March 6 and comes with a £150 buy-in. Even so, there are satellite from a single penny, which opens the door for every single partypoker player.

There are 12 Day 1s in total: nine operating on the internet at partypoker from March six via March 12, and 3 held live at Dusk Till Dawn. You can get into the Live Day 1s by means of holding tanks on partypoker, by means of LuxonPay, or with cash at the Dusk Till Dawn cashier desk. Be warned, all Live Day 1s have an entry cap, so acquire in sooner rather than later as not to be disappointed.

All Primary Event players who make it via to Day two are in the money places. Day 2 takes place at Dusk Till Dawn at three:00 p.m. GMT on March 13.

As you would expect, there is a Mini Major Event for you to get your teeth into. It commands a $22 buy-in and comes with a prize pool guaranteed to weigh in at $50,000. The Mini Major Occasion runs completely online at partypoker.

Grand Prix UK On the internet-Reside Hybrid Schedule

Dates Event Purchase-in Guarantee
Feb 27-Mar 7 Grand Prix Knockout $109 $250,000
Feb 27-Mar 7 Grand Prix Mini Knockout $11 $50,000
Mar six-Mar 13 Grand Prix Main Event £150 £150,000
Mar six-Mar 14 Grand Prix Mini Major Event $22 $50,000
Mar 14 Grand Prix Super109 $109 $75,000

Principal Event Final Longer Competition

Anybody who enters the Grand Prix Main Occasion through partypoker is automatically registered for the Last Longer competition. The leading ten finishers in the Las Longer get their hands on a range of prizes, such as an official golden chip card protector, a collectors’ goodie bag, and a $22 Grand Prix Mini Main Occasion ticket. Whoever wins the Las Longer receives a £550 ticket for an upcoming occasion at Dusk Till Dawn.

Chris Donnachie, partypoker’s Head of Poker Room Management, stated: “The resumption of normal service in the reside poker calendar is anything we’ve been seeking forward to for what feels like a really lengthy time.

“Creating a hybrid series of live and online events will permit more players to get involved in the festival, no matter exactly where they are positioned. The mixture of reside and on the web events in the Grand Prix UK will alter the way players engage in our poker festivals and we’re eager to see how this inaugural hybrid series is received.”

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Ohio Gambling Facilities Win $171M In January

Ohio Gambling Facilities Win $171M In January

Casinos in the state of Ohio are continuing their winning streak.

According to reports, the Buckeye State’s Las Vegas-style casinos and the racinos won $171.2 million from gamblers during January, a new all-time higher for January. Ohio’s casino market started a decade ago.

Per the state figures created public on Monday, the income haul bests the preceding January record of $167.5 million in 2020. Gaming win fell to $153 million in January 2021 due to COVID-19.

The January overall performance continues an upswing for the facilities. In January, the state announced that the casinos and racinos won a combined $2.3 billion in 2021, a new calendar year record for the business in the state.

The casinos will soon get a boost from state-sanctioned sports betting, with policymakers in Columbus, Ohio legalizing the activity late final year.

Sportsbooks could come to Ohio casinos later this year.

six Unibet Players Will Hit the JACKPOT Each Day Until March 13

six Unibet Players Will Hit the JACKPOT Each Day Until March 13

Unibet Poker HexaPro Jackpots

HexaPro tournaments are Unibet Poker’s take on jackpot sit &amp go games, and give you the opportunity to play for a prize pool worth up to 1,000x your buy-in. The prize pool is randomly determined ahead of the first hands are dealt. Till march 13, Unibet guarantees at least six players will hit the a 100x jackpot in its HexaPro tournaments every day.

Most of the time, HexaPro players play for a prize pool that is 1.5x their get-in, but there is a opportunity of hitting the jackpot and playing for a far much more substantial payout. The tournaments spend in a winner-takes-all format unless the multiplier is 100x or 1,000x. In that case, the winner requires home 80% of the prize pool, second-location nets 12%, with the remaining eight% going to the very first player out of the door.

The six HexaPro jackpot are guaranteed to occur at in HexaPro games with acquire-ins of €1, €2, €5, €10, and €25. 3 guarantees will hit amongst three:00 p.m. CET and 7:00 p.m. CET each and every day, with an additional 3 100x jackpots triggering right after 19:00 CET.

Unibet Poker Launches All Encompassing GameLab Function

Players can clearly see in the Unibet Poker lobby a countdown of when the next jackpot is about to land. Purchase-in, maintain your fingers crossed and hope you are on a jackpot-awarding table.

Should the 100x jackpot occur at a €25 acquire-in HexaPro, there will be €2,500 in the prize pool. Even if you bust third you get €200. The runner-up banks €300, with the champion reeling in a €2,000 payout!

HexaPro Payout Structure

Buy-in 1.5x 3x 5x 10x 25x 100x 1,000x
€1 €1.50 €3 €5 €10 €25 €100 €1,000
€2 €3 €6 €10 €20 €50 €200 €2,000
€5 €7.50 €15 €25 €50 €125 €500 €5,000
€10 €15 €30 €50 €100 €250 €1,000 €10,000
€25 €37.50 €75 €125 €250 €625 €2,500 €25,000
€50 €75 €150 €250 €500 €1,250 €5,000 €50,000
€100 €150 €300 €500 €1,000 €2,500 €10,000 €100,000

HexaPro Payout Probabilities

Multiplier Probability
1.5x 56,294 in one hundred,000 games
3x 25,000 in one hundred,000 games
5x 14,000 in 100,000 games
10x 4,600 in one hundred,000 games
25x 100 in one hundred,000 games
100x five in 100,000 games
1,000x 1 in 100,000 games

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Support Yourself to €20 Added and a €200 Bonus

Now is the time to join the fun and games at Unibet Poker due to the fact signing up for a totally free account by means of PokerNews’ hyperlinks provides you the chance to become a jackpot winner.

If you don’t have an account already, download Unibet Poker through PokerNews. Generate your account, and make a deposit of at least €10. Undertaking so entitles you to €20 worth of tickets, plus entry into up to four €500 weekly welcome freerolls.

Your new Unibet Poker account comes with a €200 playthrough bonus. Play genuine income cash games, tournaments and HexaPro games and your bonus funds releases into your playable account balance at the frequencies shown under:

Level Rake Cash reward Reward %
1 €2 €1 50%
two €10 €4 40%
three €50 €15 30%
four €150 €40 27%
five €588 €140 25%

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Insane Value Awaits in the iPoker Sunday Sale on Jan. 30

Insane Value Awaits in the iPoker Sunday Sale on Jan. 30

iPoker Network Sunday Sale

Sunday is the largest day of the week for poker tournament grinders simply because it is when on-line poker web sites run MTTs with the juiciest guarantees. This coming Sunday, January 30, will be massive at internet sites on the busy iPoker Network since these websites are slashing the get-ins of their most popular Sunday tournaments by up to 60%.

January 30 is your ideal possibility of playing in the most significant tournaments at Betfair Poker, bet365, Grosvenor Poker, Paddy Power Poker, and William Hill Poker, 5 of the largest skins of the iPoker Network. Amongst 12:00 p.m. GMT and 8:30 p.m. GMT, some 17 Sunday tournaments take location that have the very same guarantees as usual but with acquire-ins of amongst 33% and 60% much less than a typical Sunday.

For instance, the Fists of Fury tournament that starts at 6:30 p.m. GMT guarantees €20,000 for a €20 purchase-in. Nonetheless, you can play this event for only €10 on January 30 thanks to the Sunday Sale promotion.

The very best value tournament on the Sunday Sale schedule has to be the SALE Major Sunday Sweat. Cards are in the air in this fascinating tournament from 7:00 p.m. GMT. It comes with a €60,000 assured prize pool for a acquire-in of only €50! In addition, there are €5 Major Sunday Sweat satellites running several times per day, producing it even much better value.

iPoker Network Sunday Sale Schedule

Time *GMT) Tournament Purchase-in Discount
12:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €1,000 €10 50%
1:30 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €2,000 €10 50%
three:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €2,000 €5 50%
4:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €6,000 €10 50%
4:30 p.m. SALE Deep Stack €2,000 €2 60%
5:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €7,500 €10 50%
5:30 p.m. SALE Classic €5,000 €30 40%
6:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €1,000 €50 50%
six:00 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €1,000 €20 33%
6:15 p.m. SALE Bounty Hunter €1,000 €5 50%
six:30 p.m. SALE Fists of Fury €20,000 €10 50%
six:30 p.m. SALE Classic €4,000 €10 50%
7:00 p.m. SALE Principal Sunday Sweat €60,000 €50 50%
7:00 p.m. SALE Fists of Fury €10,000 €5 50%
7:30 p.m. SALE Large Sunday Classic €10,000 €100 50%
8:00 p.m. SALE Fists of Fury €12,500 €30 40%
eight:30 p.m. SALE Second Possibility €6,000 €30 40%

Cut-Price tag Primary Sunday Sweat Satellites

With a €50 acquire-in and a €60,000 assure, the SALE Primary Sunday Sweat looks like the need to-play occasion of this promotion. €50 pitches this tournament at the far more reasonably priced finish of the scale, however there are €5 acquire-in satellites feeding into it seven times per day. The 4:00 p.m. edition comes with at least seven seats in its prize pool, producing it the 1 to get involved with if you only play one.

Time *GMT) Name Buy-in Assured
11:00 a.m. 1x €50 Main Sunday Sweat €5 €50
12:00 p.m. 2x €50 Primary Sunday Sweat €5 €100
1:00 p.m. 2x €50 Major Sunday Sweat €5 €100
2:00 p.m. 2x €50 Major Sunday Sweat €5 €100
three:00 p.m. 4x €50 Principal Sunday Sweat €5 €200
4:00 p.m. 7x €50 Primary Sunday Sweat €5 €350
5:00 p.m. 5x €50 Main Sunday Sweat €5 €250

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Twister Your Way to a Share of €12,500 Every Week
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Carl Froch Cannot See Anthony Joshua Beating Tyson Fury

Carl Froch Can not See Anthony Joshua Beating Tyson Fury

It is fair to say partypoker Ambassador Carl Froch knows a factor or two about boxing. The four-time super-middleweight champion enjoyed a profession spanning 35 expert fights, winning 33 of those, and 24 victories coming by means of a knockout. Froch is regarded as 1 of the United Kingdom’s greatest fighters, pound for pound.

With the New year now in complete swing, and with some thrilling fights on the horizon, the partypoker weblog sat down with Froch and picked his brains about the upcoming boxing season, in addition to his poker plans and ambitions for 2022.

Two upcoming fights stand out from the crowd for diverse motives. Josh Taylor requires on Jack Catterall although veterans Amir Khan squares off against Kell Brook. How does Froch see these fights going?

“Josh Taylor must win this fight comfortably. Taylor is a class act and established at the highest level of championship boxing. Jack Catterall is confident and he deserves respect with his unbeaten skilled record but there are no stand out names on his resume. In my opinion, he will be effectively beaten inside the distance.”

Khan and Brook are well previous their best!

What about Khan versus Brook?

“Khan and Brook are each well previous their very best, so that is why even though this fight is happening 5 years too late, it need to nevertheless be a competitive fight. I can see how either fighter could win. Khan keeping it at distance and trying to beat Brook on points. But Brook using his organic talent and timing Khan’s attacks, walking him on to heavy punches, knocking him spark out.”

Boxing fans had been hoping to see Tyson Fury take on Anthony Joshua but that is not happening following Joshua lost his belts to Oleksandr Usyk, and Fury was told he must fight Dillian Whyte. Several consider a Fury victory more than Whyte is a formality, but Froch is not so certain.

“Dillian Whyte is a handful for any of the best heavyweights. Tyson Fury would have to be in prime shape to preserve Whyte out of harm’s way for 12 rounds. This could be a surprisingly close fight.”

Joshua is void of self-assurance

The only most likely way Fury and Joshua will step into the ring is for them each to win their respective matches. Even so, Froch does not see Joshua beating Usyk in this year’s rematch.

“I consider AJ has lost his confidence. I cannot see him winning an quick rematch with Usyk. He demands to rebuild below his new trainer. But he can not truly knock back the chance of the rematch and the opportunity of regaining all of the belts. With the exception of Fury’s WBC of course. If the fight takes place AJ’s only opportunity is to go for the knockout from round 1!!”

“At the moment, I can’t make a case for AJ beating Fury. AJ’s defeats to Ruis &amp Usyk have exposed weaknesses that Tyson Fury will effortlessly exploit.”

Sights set on KO Series glory

KO Series 2022

Away from boxing, Froch is seeking forward to playing plenty of poker in 2022, beginning with the Grand Prix UK occasion at Dusk Till Dawn and the KO Series on the web at partypoker. What are Froch’s poker targets for 2022?

“To turn out to be a Champion of course! I mean, it would be wonderful to win a tournament in 1 of the major series. But more than the last couple of years and 2021 in particular I really feel my game has actually improved. I’ve had a couple of nice outcomes specially in the knockout format tournaments and will be hunting to construct on those in the upcoming KO Series.

“However, most of all in 2022 I’m really hoping we can get back to playing some reside poker. I’m heading down to Dusk till Dawn this week for the initial partypoker Live event because before the pandemic, the Grand Prix UK. Whilst this is only a little event with caps on entries, I’m truly hoping for a massive festival back at Dusk till Dawn soon. It will be fantastic to see the room buzzing again following such a lengthy time.”

“I’m also hoping to get back on the road for a partypoker Reside event abroad as well…somewhere hot and sunny would be nice! So, watch this space for announcements on some more reside events hopefully coming quickly.”

Keeping with the KO Series, surely winning one thing from series of tournaments with a boxing theme has Froch’s name all more than it, particularly the Primary Occasion.

“Yeah as pointed out I get pleasure from the knockout format events as they give you a opportunity to take some income property even if you do not make it to the later stages of the tournament. Another thing I like about this KO Series is the majority of the tournaments are one particular-day events, so you do not need multiple days to get involved.”

“As always I’ll be searching forward to the Major Event so you will see me in that, but I would also advocate attempting the low stakes turbo events for someone who’s relatively new to poker and doesn’t have loads of time on their hands.”

Eubank couldn’t even beat Groves!

We could not let Froch get back to his every day routine with out asking about the current signing of Chris Eubank Jr by 888poker 888 not too long ago signed Eubank Jr as an ambassador. Would Froch beat Eubank Jr in the ring? What about at the poker tables?

“Eubank isn’t massive enough for me, that was evident when he lost to George Groves, a man who I rendered unconscious in front of 80 thousand fans at Wembley Stadium! Though make no mistake, Eubank Jr is one hell of a fighter at Middleweight &amp I expect him to win a planet title this year.”

“A heads up poker match amongst us would be brilliant. We are both quite challenging mentally, neither of us would want to fold so there would definitely be some luck involved for the eventual winner. Although, I feel my experience in tournaments more than my last five-six years as a partypoker Ambassador would make me a strong favourite.”

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Former World Champion Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. Joins 888poker

Former Globe Champion Boxer Chris Eubank Jr. Joins 888poker

888poker Chris Eubank

Let’s get ready to rumble as Chris Eubank Jr. joins the 888poker loved ones! The former two-time IBO-super middleweight has joined 888poker in time for their 20th anniversary as their new Cultural Ambassador.

Eubank joins the likes of Dominik Nitsche, Vivian Saliba, Kara Scott and Sam Abernathy in the 888poker ambassador roster, which also contains the 888poker StreamTeam.

Presently the quantity a single-ranked boxer by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and BoxRec in the global middleweight division, Eubank is the best fit for 888, according to Amit Berkovich, VP, Head of Poker.

“It is extremely exciting and we’re really pleased to welcome Chris to the 888poker family,” stated Berkovich. “I believe the authenticity, integrity and excitement he brings — whether or not that’s in the ring or at the poker table — perfectly matches our values and creates a excellent match for our brand.

“This is a great partnership and an exciting kick-off for our 20th anniversary year.”

“Poker is a genuine passion of mine,” Eubank said to a press conference in central London to coincide with the 888poker Live London festival taking location this week. “I’ve observed in the past other guys doing it and they never really realize the game, but I am an skilled player — in money games anyway.

“I’ve often looked at 888poker as a single of the major folks in the game, and the 20th anniversary is a special point so I’m happy to be here.

“888poker is not just about the super pros, it is about receiving absolutely everyone involved and having exciting. I think it is a great match. I can not wait to get out there and show what I’m created of on the felt!”

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888poker Chris Eubank VP Head of Poker Amit Berkovich

Boxing and Poker

“Boxing has ready me properly for the poker way of life. In the ring when you get hurt, you have to have that poker face”

Eubank is the most current boxer to turn his consideration to the poker globe, after David Haye and Carl Froch, but he told PokerNews that this partnership was different.

“Boxing has ready me properly for the poker life-style. In the ring when you get hurt, you have to have that poker face. You can not show emotion, you can not show your opponent that you’re hurt or you’re about to do some thing. Every little thing has to be masked.

“It really is the same thing in poker. If you make the nuts, it really is got to be like you have absolutely nothing. You cannot show your opponent anything. That transfers well. I really like obtaining to sit down and figuring out my opponents watching their movements and figuring out what they’re going to do next – just like in boxing.”


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No Sunglasses, No Hoods

Something else driving Eubank forward apart from a love for the game is guaranteeing that the game of poker remains enjoyable for everyone who plays it.

“In the ring, I am not a nice guy to be with, but at the poker table I’m a entertaining guy. I get involved, I speak, I laugh. I never like the game exactly where individuals are sat there with sunglasses and their hoods up. I like issues to be exciting and open and social. That’s an additional purpose why I believe me and 888poker will be a great fit trigger they are about the enjoyable side of the game.”

Poker Goals

“No matter whether it is a large one particular or a small a single, just to say that I’ve won a tournament would be great”

As nicely as creating poker entertaining, and showcasing just how considerably he enjoys poker, Eubank has one aim in mind – win a tournament.

“I’m not seasoned in tournaments, but I’ve played a lot of cash games but I consider that the issues that I’ve learned in the cash games will be in a position to transfer well to tournament play. No matter whether it’s a large 1 or a tiny 1, just to say that I’ve won a tournament would be great!”

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Triton Super Higher Roller Series in Bali Postponed Due to Omicron Issues

Triton Super High Roller Series in Bali Postponed Due to Omicron Concerns

Triton High Roller Bali

The Triton Super Higher Roller Series was slated to kick off its next event on February 17 in Bali, Indonesia. However, higher-stakes poker fans will have to wait as officials have opted to postpone the 13-day festival.

“We’ve been extremely humbled by the interest our initial 2022 occasion of the season has garnered, however disappointed that existing situations impedes us from hosting and broadcasting the reside Bali tournament. The overall health and security of our players, partners, and team is often a priority and we appear forward to returning to host these exclusive live tournaments to our audiences anytime, anywhere with the higher-level poker entertainment,” said Andy Wong, CEO of Triton Poker Series.

He continued: “We remain committed to the Triton community at large, and regardless of this minor setback, we will be standing by our pledge to proceed with the charitable activation portion of the Bali season as promised.”

Cheng Zhen Wei, Head of Company Development at Triton Series added: “The demographic of our players includes individuals of all ages as nicely as from different parts of the world. Ought to lockdown occur, travel possibilities may possibly be limited for the return house.”

The 11-event series with tournaments ranging from $30,000 to a pair of $200,000 purchase-in Main Events had planned to provide extensive coverage from start to finish with 10 reside-streamed hours daily over the 13-day series.

Original Triton Super Higher Roller Schedule

The Triton Super Higher Roller Series Bali originally had a dozen numbered tournaments on the schedule with Occasion #four becoming omitted for superstitious reasons. It’s likely that the very same schedule will be utilized when the Triton Super High Roller Series Bali is rescheduled.

Here’s a look at the what was initially planned:

Date Event # Days Occasion
Feb. 17 1 two $30,000 NLH eight-Handed
Feb. 18 2 2 $60,000 NLH six-Handed
Feb. 19 3 two $100,000 NLH 8-Handed
Feb. 20 five 2 $40,000 NLH Turbo
Feb. 21 six 3 $200,000 NLH Main Occasion
Feb. 23 7 2 $40,000 PLO
Feb. 24 eight two $30,000 Brief Deck Ante-Only
Feb. 25 9 two $60,000 Short Deck Ante-Only
Feb. 26 ten two $one hundred,000 Quick Deck Ante-Only
Feb. 27 11 three $200,000 Brief Deck Principal Occasion
Mar. 1 12 1 $40,000 Quick Deck Turbo

*Occasion #four not included due to superstitious factors.

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