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    EPT Grand Final in Monaco down to final nine players

    The €10.600 buy-in European Poker Tour's season finale in Monaco is now down to final nine players. All of the remaining players are guaranteed at least €95,000 for making it this far, with €1,5m going to the eventual winner.

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    EPT Grand Final Main Event underway

    The €10,600 buy-in EPT Grand Final Main Event in Monte Carlo is now underway. Both starting days (1A and 1B) attracted a total of 665 players and approximately 400 players will come back today for day 2.

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    Justin Bonomo Scoops EPT Grand Final Super High Roller and €1.6 million

    With only 38 entrants but a staggering €4.4 million prize pool Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo has outlasted a top notch field of players to scoop the €1.6 million ($2.1 million) first prize.

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    Tommy Vedes Comes From Behind to Win WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown

    After starting the final table as the short stack, Tommy Vedes staged a remarkable comeback to end up taking his second WPT crown last night in Hollywood, Florida. It was a case of "last to arrive, last to leave" as Vedes was officially the last player to register at 12 noon on the second day of the event and in three short days he took down the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown for the title, a $25k seat at the WPT Bellagio and $780k.

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    EPT's first-ever Super High Roller tournament kicks off in Monte Carlo, Monaco

    European Poker Tour's first-ever €100.000 buy-in Super High Roller event is now underway in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

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    WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Final Table Set - Joe Serock Leads the Way

    After 5 days of play the final table is set for the $10k WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown and Joe Serock not only held on to the lead he held at the end of day 4 but increased it substantially to end the day the dominant chip leader - having more than double the chips of his nearest rival with his 3.14m chips dwarfing John Dolan's 1.45 million.

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    Davidi Kitai wins EPT Berlin Main Event and €712,000

    Belgian poker pro Davidi Kitai took down the 2012 EPT Berlin Main Event and €712,000.

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    Allan Le Wins Asia’s Richest Tournament

    Allan Le outlasted some of the poker’s toughest players including Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan, John Juanda, Johnny Chan and Joe Hachem to win the Asia's richest poker tournament (buy-in USD $129,000) yesterday. Le earned HKD $13,080,000 (USD $1.7 million) for his first place finish.

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    Manila Millions Super High Roller Event to be streamed live today

    According to the PokerPortalAsia.com, the Manila Millions HKD $1 million (USD $128,000) buy-in Super High Roller event, which kicks off today, will be shown with a 15-minute delay on Ustream (www.ustream.tv/channel/manilamillions).

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    Clyde Hinton leads after Day 2 of WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown

    After two days and ten levels of play at WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown in Hollywood, Florida the initial 290 entrants have been whittled down to 102 as we enter day 3. Sitting at the top of the pile currently is Clyde Hinton with 263,000 chips withe the ClubWPT player of the day, Tommy Vedes sitting in second place on 232k chips.

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    WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown Day 1 - Chino Rheem in Contention

    Yesterday saw the start of the second annual $10,000 buy in WPT Seminole Hark Rock Showdown in Hollywood, Florida. The glitzy event is expected to offer a prize pool around the $3 million mark (as of last night there were over 280 players registered with a few more expected before resumption of play today) - notably down on last years $4.1 million but still one of the biggest prize pools in the WPT tour.

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    EPT Berlin underway with 329 players remaining

    The EPT Berlin 2012 Main Event (buy-in €5.300) is now underway. A total of 745 players participated in the tournament this year, and 329 players will come back today for day 2.

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    Ben Affleck And Justin Timberlake To Star In Poker Film Runner, Runner

    According to various sources, Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake will be starring in a new poker movie, called "Runner, Runner". The movie is written by "Rounders" authors David Levien and Brian Koppelmann and will take place in "the world of illegal online gambling."

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    Day 4 concludes at WPT Vienna - Ognjen Sekularac Leads the Way

    After four days of competition the 396 entrants to this years WPT Vienna has been whittled down to the final six who will come back tomorrow to battle it out on the final table. The current chip leader (and by a substantial margin) is Serbian player Ognjen Sekularac who, with 3.9 million chips has a 1.4 million advantage over his nearest rival Morten Christensen who ends the day in second place just as he did yesterday.

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    Morten Christensen wins WPT Vienna.

    After sitting among the chip leaders since day 2 it was Danish player Morten Christensen who managed to hold his form and take home the coveted WPT Vienna championship today, along with a $410k winners cheque and entry to next months $25,000 WPT Championship at the Bellagio.

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    WPT Vienna down to final 21 - Goswin Siemsen leads

    After 3 solid days and 18 levels of play we are down to the final 21 players in this years WPT Vienna with Goswin Siemsen leading the pack with 1.193 million chips.

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    30 Players Confirmed for the WSOP Big One so far

    With 79 days until the WSOP Big One for One Drop (buy-in $1.000.000) kicks off, One Drop Chair and Cirque du Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté announced yesterday that 30 players have now committed to participate in this historic event at the 2012 World Series of Poker.