Poker goodies are being rolled out left and right, but PKR Poker seems to have the best of the best with over $300,000 used in promotions that all will benefit from: freeroll events, leaderboard competitions (three-tier, Christmas Cracker tournament that has a guaranteed $150,000 pot and more! On top of this, players can also receive 200% match bonuses on their first deposits if they’re at least $1,000.
Some celebrity news in poker these days: party girl Cheryl Hines hits the Vegas tables but not to burn millions; instead, she did good and played to raise cash for charity by hosting the All-In For Cerebral Palsy Celebrity Poker Tournament. This was a personal thing for the star as her nephew also has the disorder. Other stars who graced the event include Mekhi Phifrer, Montel Williams, Coolio and Dean Cain.
Danish police is currently undergoing an investigation of a high stakes poker fraud: reports indicate that a pro player might have cheated in several online games to amass millions. While the 32 year old Danish elite poker circle player has not been charged, his winnings are still nonetheless illegal profits.
Party boy poker pro Dan Bilzerian is at it again – but this time the star got the attention of the people due to a recent arrest in LA due to an accusation of him being in possession of materials for bomb-making. This comes after the last report of him throwing a porn actress off the roof and causing her to break her foot. What is this guy gonna do next?!
Lame duck session results in failure of Adelson’s internet gambling ban: Reid (Senate Majority Floor Leader) mentioned that if the ban isn’t in the omnibus bill it won’t be in any part during the lame duck. Poker Player Alliance executive director John Pappas hopes to continue keeping out of the omnibus, despite Adelson’s meddling.
Day 1 was huuuuge – by the end of fourteen levels Rodney Colson came out with 385,500. Right behind him was Nick Pupillo with 235,500 and Dan Dykhouse with 219,500. Day 2 (Sunday) will see forty-five players advancing after surviving the flight on Day 1.
Pupillo’s shaping up to be a super success at MSPT for this year, what with notching four cashes and finishes in 7th, 5th and 5th. With this, he makes it in the running of the title for MSPT Player of the Year.
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