2006 July 22 Poker News, Events and Happenings
Mary Tice drove along Main Street, barely seeing the worn storefronts, the seedy strip clubs, the flashy video poker bars promising better luck. Her mind was on Larry.
Top seed James Blake, set to move to a career-best fifth in the world, reached the title match as he battled to a 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 semi-final win over Belgian Xavier Malisse.
Whoever said pot-limit hold’em was a post-flop game forgot to tell that to the final table of the $2500 PLHE event on Friday at the WSOP…..
Events 32 and 33 kick off today, continuing the action at the Rio All-Suite Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the 2006 World Series of Poker grinds towards a final event for the record books. Event 32 is a $5,000 Pot-Limit Holdem event, almost guaranteed to be pros only, as not only is it a hefty price to pay, but Pot-Limit is not No-Limit in terms of popularity. Event 33 is another odd man out kind of game, Seven Card Razz, although the $1,500 buy in might prove tempting enough for even newcomers to the game to give it a try…
CYOP Systems International is a provider of online casino software, as well as an operator of online gaming portals, and has recently launched a site that combines fun with serious money play in RedFelt.com. Red Felt offers play money action in all sorts of flavors, concentrating on many casino favorites and a few new games, as well as real money poker action.
If you have been following the ‘Spotlight Player’ Series you know that part of my WSOP assignment is to follow Liz Lieu, Tony G. and Gavin Smith. While my fellow poker media buddies look for stories and cover final tables…
News of Harry Demetriou’s ejection from the $2000 No Limit Hold’em event at the World Series of Poker on Sunday spread like wildfire among the poker community….