Gambling Poker 24/7

 

CAMBRIDGE TOPS IN FULL TILT INTER-VARSITY POKER TOURNAMENT
2014-06-11

Some of the brightest young minds from Oxford and Cambridge universities went head to head for some intense competition at the Oxford vs. Cambridge Varsity Poker Match 2014 and the 12th annual Oxford Cup, both sponsored by Full Tilt Poker.

To kick-start the weekends festivities, which took place on June 7th and 8th, Cambridge triumphed over Oxford in the Varsity Poker Match.

Cambridge captain Mark Hammond was the last man standing at the end of the days action, securing the bragging rights for his university.

Hammond, a history student from Wimbledon said, The Cambridge team played well, we deserved it. Both teams gave a good account of themselves, but we led it all the way.

The event featured six players from each team facing off against each other in a heads-up shoot-out to determine the amount of chips each player started the final table with. The first part of the competition saw Cambridge take a 20-16 lead in the matches. This gave them a slight advantage going into the final stage of the event.

Things had looked bleak for Oxford when, of five remaining players, only Yousisif Moneimne, a PPE student, remained to wave the dark blue flag. Despite a valiant effort, Yousisif was next to exit, allowing the remaining Cambridge players to enjoy the rest of the match, safe in the knowledge victory was already secured.

Oxford captain Gabriel Tiplady, who studies French and Italian, was obviously disappointed but still proud of his teams showing in the event.

He said, This has definitely been the highlight of leading the Oxford Poker Society, theres something special about the rivalry between our two universities, the venue [Oxford Student Union] has been amazing."

The Oxford Cup XII followed the Varsity tournament and was won by Oxford local Rick Hawkins after he triumphed over a field of 153 entrants.

This event originally began as a tournament for Oxford students but has since expanded to attract poker players from across the globe including well-known names like Tony G, Phil Hellmuth and Full Tilt Poker Professional Gus Hansen over its 12 years.

Hawkins, a software engineer who only entered the event on a passing whim, took home the lions share of the GBP 4,500 prize pool and was delighted with the win, beating many of the participants of the previous days Varsity event to the top prize.




POKER TOUR ORGANISER ABOUT TO PUSH THE BOAT OUT
2014-01-14

Pokerstars marketers are already hard at work on the European Poker Tour's Barcelona stop planned for August 2014, and for good re Apuestas Deportivas ason; the event will be the one hundredth in this popular international live tournament series, and the EPT intends to make it the biggest and most spectacular yet seen in Europe.

The EPT was born in Barcelona so its very fitting to celebrate EPTs 100th event in true style and with unforgettable poker, said EPT President Edgar Stuchly this week.

EPT Barcelona is one of the most popular tour stops and attracts players from all over the world for the fantastic mix of beaches, iconic architecture, party atmosphere and world class poker, he claimed.

Planning is well advanced for the event, scheduled for August 16-27 at the Casino Barcelona. The EPT will once again partner with the regional Estrellas Poker Tour to offer players a full-on 12-day poker festival that could surpass 2012's record-breaking entries due to the addition of 20 extra tables to meet player demand.

Stuchly revealed that since it started back in 2004, the EPT has hosted over 180,000 poker players, visited 16 countries and awarded over Euro 535 million in prizes.



March Madness Bracket
2015-02-15

$100K MARCH MADNESS BRACKET CONTEST

The biggest March Madness contest just got bigger.This year Sportsbook.ag is spl bingo online apuestas futbol itting a guaranteed $100,000 in cash among our Top 5 March Madness Bracket contestants. Plus awarding a combined $5,000 in Free Bets to 1,000 other members.Play for a whopping $75,000 first-place prize when you buy your first entry for just $15. Additional entries costs little as $5 and buying multiple brackets gives you the chance to take home the entire $100K prize pot.

Here’s a breakdown of the prizes:
1st Place $75,000
2nd Place $12,500
3rd Place $7,500
4th Place $3,500
5th Place $1,500
6th to 1,005th $5 Free Bet


Visit Sportsbook.ag for an early buy-in and to make your picks


247GamblingPoker.com has the most extensive listings of poker sites you can find, whether you're looking to play for fun or put some serious chips on the table.

Find the best poker games on the web and read our expert advice to hone your skills and rake in cash the next time you enter a game, check out 247GamblingPoker.com.