Kevin Allen Comes from the Dead to win the GUKPT Title

November 27, 2013

The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour came to end on the 24th of November with Kevin Allen making a huge comeback taking the title and the £158,700 cash prize. The finals of the GUKPT began with 13 players after 294 players entered the tournament and after three days of competitive play, a winner finally emerged. Kevin Allen was the short stack at the start of the day, but managed to bring out his poker skills after he doubled up early into the finals to complete the victory in dominant style.  Read more

Jared Jaffee Leads the WPT Bestbet Jacksonville Fall Poker Scramble

November 19, 2013

After seeing 358 entries for the World Poker Tour Bestbet Jacksonville Fall Poker Scramble, the competition has come down to the last 7 players, with Jared Jaffee leading the pack. Ryan Eriquezzo was the last player to be eliminated on the third day even though he was the chip leader after the first day. Jaffee now has 3.7 million chips, which is double the chip count of Michael Horchoff at second place,. With this commanding lead and over 92 big blinds to play with, Jaffee has a great chance of taking the title. Read more

Brits Wins the WPT Emperor’s Palace Poker Classic 2013

November 12, 2013

The 12th Season of the World Poker Tour has been a stunning one and the conclusion of the Emperor’s Palace Poker Classic, held at the Palace of Dreams, was evidence of that. After four long days, a winner was finally announced with Daniel Brits claiming the top spot. He defeated the previous day’s chip leader, Eugene du Plessis, in a 3 hour stand-off with both players unwilling to give up. Brits, who is one of the recognized poker players in the circuit, put his name on the Champion’s Cup and took $132,128 for his efforts. Read more

Tom Koral Wins the 2013 DeepStacks Poker Tour Oregon State Poker Championship

November 8, 2013

The Oregon State Poker Championship came to a close with Tom Koral winning the title with an Ace-7 off suited hand. The tournament took place at the Chinook Winds Resort Casino and 157 players bought in for the $1,100 DeepStacks event. There were many noticeable players who participated in the tournament such as Michael Mizrachi, Tristan Wade, Jennifer Leigh, and Randal Flowers. However, it was the poker pro, Koral, who took the trophy along with the $39,720 cash prize. Read more