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Online legend Shaun Deeb wins Full Tilt's biggest Sunday tournament ($132k)

Tags: $750, ftops, full tilt poker, online, shaun deeb, sunday tournament
Posted on 07 September 2010 by "T".

Not less than 3,397 players paid $200+$16 and entered the $750,00 Guarantee tournament at Full Tilt Poker last Sunday. After many, many hours of play the tournament was down to a final table, a final table which included no one else than online legend Shaun Deeb who has an FTOPS title and several major scores in his resume already.

Deeb played fantastic poker before the final table and it was easy to see that many of his final table opponents avoided to play against him. After a couple of hours he also stood as the champion with $132,787 to add to his Full Tilt bankroll. 



Online Poker banned in South Africa

Tags: forbidden, gambling, high court, north gauteng, online, poker, south africa
Posted on 26 August 2010 by "T".

A high court in the state of North Gauteng, South Africa has in a sentence come to the conclusion that all types of online games with money involved are forbidden. The decision will take affect immediately all over South Africa. The new law means, for example, that's is no longer possible for anyone in South Africa to play poker or organize poker tournaments online.

People who break against the new law will get huge fines and also risk time behind bars. The max penalty, however, is a R10 million fine and up to 10 years in jail, or both.

Read more » Online Poker banned in South Africa


HighStakes: Phil Ivey keeps on impressing

Tags: 2010, biggest winner, high stakes, online, phil ivey, tom dwan
Posted on 17 August 2010 by "T".

Phil Ivey, the biggest star in the poker world, seems to be unstoppable at the moment. For many weeks the american poker pro has been running over his opponents at Full Tilt Poker. And it wasn't a big surprise when Phil ended up being last week's biggest winner, again. $765,301 - that's how much Phil Ivey won last week! So far this year, he has won 3.2 million dollars. Only Tom "durrrr" Dwan has won more money - $4.2 million.  But you have to keep in mind that Tom Dwan has played almost 10 times as much hands. In other words, very impressing results by Phil Ivey!

Here are the top 5 winners and losers of the previous week.

Phil Ivey $765.301,00
URnotINdanger2 $459.147,80
Cole South $343.742,40
harrington25 $232.614,50
David Benefield $179.700,50

NEKOTYAN -$965.428,90
Gus Hansen -$480.270,00
durrrr -$311.893,60
awh1013 -$226.495,00
Esvedra -$216.730,00


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