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1 Million Guarantee Tourney In Memory Of 'Devilfish'

Tags: Dave Ulliot, Devilfish, poker charity
Posted on 17 August 2016 by "T".
Poker legend Dave "Devilfish" Ulliot passed away in April last year after losing a short battle with cancer. Now, the World Poker Tour foundation has teamed up with Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker to create a brand new tournament series in his honour. The Devilfish Cup will kick off Monday, October 31, 2016, at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, England, and will future a £1,000,000 guarantee even[...]   Read more » 1 Million Guarantee Tourney In Memory Of 'Devilfish'

  17-Aug-16, 07:53   #1
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doubletop777 
Joined: Mar '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 51 (M)
Posts: 7371
What a great idea and well done to Party Poker and the World Poker Tour for doing this. Devilfish deserves to be remembered and this is a very fitting way to pay tribute to the great man

     
  17-Aug-16, 13:25   #2
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Tony_MON7ANA 

Joined: Mar '14
Location: Japan
Age: 46 (M)
Posts: 8986
I heard that, in addition to the Devilfish Cup, Dusk Till Dawn will honor the pro by renaming his favorite drink, a double vodka Red Bull, to “The Devilfish.” Well, I prefer Jägermeister Red Bull, the Jäger Bomb!

     
  17-Aug-16, 14:51   #3
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damosk 
Joined: Feb '11
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 56 (M)
Posts: 5648
So....we will all be looking forward to the promotions at PartyPoker to get in on the action in this wonderful testimony to a great player. It will be interesting to see what the turnout is and of course, that fact that a proportion of the buy ins going to charity is always a really positive thing behind such events.

     
  17-Aug-16, 23:55   #4
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bowie1984 

Joined: Apr '12
Location: Hungary
Age: 36 (M)
Posts: 7065
What did he leave behind to his family if the promoters have to pay percentage into a trust fund of his daughter's? I get the cancer research thing - wait there is no cancer research, that foundation just about hospice. Well...
Way to milk his fame for a little more time I guess.
But somebody here eventually gonna say I am just a cold-hearted cinical SOB.

     
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