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Phil Laak Takes Down the PartyPoker World Open V

phil-laak.jpgProfessional poker player Phil ‘The Unabomber’ Laak outplayed a tough field at the PartyPoker World Open V in London and took down the title and the $250,000 first prize money.

Laak went into heads up play against Dutch online qualifier Jan Veit. Veit was in the lead when play began but during

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Mark Vos and Patrik Antonius get Verbal

antoniusp3.jpegProfessional poker players Patrik Antonius and Mark Vos have ongoing war of words, apparently ignited by some remarks originally made by Vos and not taken too kindly by Antonius.

In September Antonius had an interview with Inside Poker and the Finnish plauer called Vos a “total piece of shit” and that he

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EPT London Ends Tragically for Peter Eastgate

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As we reported previously, Peter Eastgate was in an good position to make it to the title of the EPT London. However, cards did not

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Peter Eastgate Aims for the EPT Title Today

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The PokerStars EPT London Main Event final table is going to be played out today. A notable player to take part at the final table  is 2008 World Series of poker Champ Peter Eastgate, the poker prodigy is looking for his first EPT title.

The Dane will fight for the £850,000 first prize and the title against seven other players. Eastgate has an edge inÂ

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Joe Hachem in New Reality Poker TV Show

joe-hachem.jpgAustralia is currently host to a new reality TV poker show called ‘The Poker Star’. The show is hosted by the country’s most successful professional poker player Joe Hachem.

The show features Hachem as the judge in the process of finding Australia’s next big poker star. The dynamics are that a group of ameteur poker players will

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About Phil Hellmuth and the WSOPE – From Doyle’s Blog

doylebrunson.jpgDoyle Brunson is currently in London playing the WSOPE. He has made it to the top 25 and is trying to get a seat at the final table. With 93,000 chips  he is in a good position to get it. During his break, Doyle decided to write a blog entry about his opinion of Phil Hellmuth and the WSOPE.

Doyle wrote, “I’ve always liked Phil Helmuth and have defended his tantrums because that is Phil being Phil, but these grand entrances he makes are

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2009 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

pokerhalloffame.JPGTo be eligible for nomination to the Poker Hall of Fame a player must fulfill the following accomplishments:

  • They must have played poker against acknowledged top competition
  • Played for high stakes
  • Play consistently well
  • To have stood the test of time
  • For non-players, they must have contributed to the overall growth and success of the game

 This year the Poker Hall of Fame let the public vote for their favourite player to be inducted into the poker HoF. However, this resulted in a lot of inaccuracies in which the candidates chosen did not fulfill all requirements and it was more a popularity contest. So the Poker HoF official board members had tu cut down the list and eliminate players like Tom ‘durrrr’ Dwan.

The nominees for 2009 are: