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The Professionals vs Team PokerStars Pro

Tags: bertrand grospellier, daniel negreanu, full tilt poker, isaac haxton, pokerstars, team pokerstars pro, the professionals, tom dwan, versus, viktor blom.
Posted on 08 March 2013 by "T".

Team PokerStars Pro and Full Tilt Poker's The Professionals will battle it out on Sunday during EPT London. Viktor "Isildur1" Blom, Gus Hansen and Tom "durrrr" Dwan (Full Tilt) will face Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Daniel Negreanu and Isaac "luvthewnba" Haxton in three heads-up challenge matches, featuring 15 minute blind levels and with starting stacks set at 3,000.

The winning team will be the one that wins 2 out of 3 matches. However, there is more than pride at stake, as match winners will get $50,000 from their opponent and each member of the winning team will collect $10,000 in tournament buy-in from the rival poker room.

The games kick off on Sunday, March 10th at 10:00 ET, 13:00 ET and 16:00 ET and will be played online at Full Tilt Poker. This means that everyone with a Full Tilt account can watch all the exciting matches! 

• Isildur1 vs Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Sunday March 10th at 10:00 ET
• durrrr vs Isaac "luvthewnba" Haxton, Sunday March 10th at 13:00 ET
• Gus Hansen vs Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu, Sunday March 10th at 16:00 ET

You can bet on the matches!

You can earn up to $100 in cash and receive entry to three exclusive $10,000 freerolls. All you have to do is to make a real money deposit or transfer of at least $10 between Friday, March 1st at 10:00 ET and Saturday, March 9th at 23:59. You will then receive three special tickets (listed under tournament tickets) that you can pick a winner with in each match. Visit Full Filt Poker's website for further info! 

Still not a member at Full Tilt Poker? Check out our brand new $10 No Deposit Bonus!


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9 comments for "The Professionals vs Team PokerStars Pro"

 bullettooth108/03/2013 11:56:49 GMT
Sounds like a good line up and a nice promotion!
Depends on how Viktor is running that day but i would go for this:
Isildur1 Haxton and Hansen all to win.
 ayaraled08/03/2013 13:40:53 GMT
nice match up but i would want to see blom playing against haxton...they have some unfinished business in the bloms superstar showdown........will win blom, dwan and hansen...
 Fakiry08/03/2013 14:31:31 GMT
This will be awesome! Here’s a good reason for me to deposit again. Besides filling my cashier again with playable money, I even get the chance to win some more with the bets and regarding tickets for the $10k freeroll, very nice promo. Once I decide to leave my prognostics about an HU tourney of big guys, I don’t know if I should do it this time, but I will sure vote on the poll, so all you have to do is look for the tendency, I’m sure it will be a good help for those who are betting for serious on this at the site. GL
 McWeer09/03/2013 00:24:30 GMT
This is great promotion.
I bet that Team Pokerstars will blow up.
 pochui09/03/2013 13:21:49 GMT
the thing i like most about this promo is the fact that u can win up to $100 for free without even hitting the tables: just deposit or even transfer from stars account any amount up to $100 guess the outcome of the 3 matches and you have free money!
now the tough part- guessing the outcome Confused lots of possibilities, i would go for isildur, durrrr & daniel
 Fakiry09/03/2013 16:16:54 GMT
I have to be honest, at first i thought there's no chance FTP would win this, but looking again at the schedule, and counting with the surprise factor of these games (it's possible that one of the HU is still on when a second one starts, they have 3 hours separating them; ok, they start with few chips, but these are the pros), i guess there are good probabilitiies for that to happen. And although things use to happen on the other way, the first game will determine the team that wins.
 Macubaas09/03/2013 16:47:41 GMT
Full tilt poker will win in this cool event or sure!

The only worries that i have are with Gus Hansen, he is good but sometimes don't know when to stop.

As for the other two games Viktor and Tom are way better HU players than the Pro team reps.
 demodawggy09/03/2013 17:48:40 GMT
That'll be something to watch definately....

I figure the way Tom Dwan plays,...he learned his skills playing BrM freerolls,.... That's how folks in the BrMs seem to play.....with junk...

He's the junk king,.... he can turn JUNK into gold.... Big Smile
 ILI_00209/03/2013 18:01:13 GMT
It's a very cool competition to heat things up in the poker field,
cause FullTilt's traffic is not the one expected since it returned.
My predictions match with bulletooth's, i'm going for Isildur, Haxton, Hansen.
So i guess FullTilt team will have the upper hand. Thumbs Up

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