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Brett Radin Is The Ironman Of Poker
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Brett Radin has won the Ironman event at the Commerce Casino beating a field of 64 players and earning $51,560 for his efforts. The $1,600 buy-in tournament lasted 19 hours and 21 minutes, had no breaks, meals were served up to the players at the poker tables and... 

Chris Moorman Joins DoylesRoom
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Englishman Chris “Moorman1” Moorman is the latest poker star to be recruited to DoylesRoom by poker legend Doyle Brunson. The 24 year old from Brighton, England already has career winnings of more than $1.8 million and is placed second best Online Player of... 

Zimbler’s 74 Hour Poker Session A World Record
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Paul Zimbler’s record breaking poker session came to an end on Thursday 24th September after 74 hours, 20 minutes and 21 seconds of continous play. The charitable event took place at the Empire Casino while the World Series of Poker Europe was taking place... 

Phil Hellmuth Releases TwitVid From His Time At WSOPE
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Phil Hellmuth has posted a four-minute twitvid to his Twitter account giving viewers a tour of the WSOPE venue at the Empire casino in Leicester Square, London and mini interviews with some of his fellow poker players. Phil’s video offering starts with him... 

Emilio Gomez Leaves PartyGaming Board of Directors
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, September 28th, 2009

Non-Executive Director Emilio Gomez has cited personal reasons for his decision to step down from the board of directors at PartyGaming. No replacement has been named thus far but a balance between Executive and Non-Executive members of the Board was noted in an... 

Team Europe Too Strong For America In Caesars Cup
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, September 28th, 2009

Team Europe proved too strong for the American team as they convincingly took four out of five matches to win the inaugural Caesars Cup. The action got started with the two-on-two matches where players would take it in turn to play different streets in the same... 

Jani Vilmunen Wins WSOP Europe’s £5,000 PLO Event
Written by B. Solomon | Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Jani “kiiski” Vilmunen has won the WSOPE £5,000 PLO Event after overcoming a huge chip disadvantage against Howard Lederer in heads-up play. The 36 year old Finn now collects his first WSOP bracelet as well as the £204,048 first-place prize. Howard... 

2 Months, 2 Million: ‘Coaching The Young Guns’
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, September 25th, 2009

Episode six got off to a high octane start with the boys gearing themselves up for the week ahead by tearing up the Nevada desert on dune buggies. Patel decided to skip the experience as he said he “didn’t want to get sand in his eyes,” and Roberts,... 

Alleged ‘Face the Ace’ Creator Seeks $85 Million Damages
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, September 24th, 2009

The television show flop ‘Face the Ace’ has been plagued with problems from the outset and is now looking at an $85,000,000 lawsuit from Brandon McSmith who is claiming credit for its creation. Brandon McSmith is claiming he had previously pitched the concept... 

Eric Cajelais Captures First WSOP Bracelet
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Erik Cajelais (27) has won the £2,500 pot-limit hold ‘em/pot-limit Omaha split event in London and in so doing captured his first WSOP bracelet and the £104,677 top prize. The French Canadian had come close to WSOP glory in the past when in 2007 he finished...