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World Series of Poker Daily Summary
If the first day of June at the World Series of Poker was any indication, the month will be full of outstanding poker tales. The first bracelet of the 2008 WSOP event was awarded on Sunday, and it went to Nenad Medic.
WSOP Bracelet Winner Q amp; A Nenad Medic
Nenad Medic has been playing poker professionally for just five years, but in that short time he has put together a string of successes that most would be happy with over a lifetime. He just added $794,112 to his career winnings ($3,660,397) by winning event No. 1 of the 2008 World Series of.
UltimateBet wraps investigation of unfair play
Tokwiro, which recently suffered through the Absolute Poker cheating scandal as well, has been investigating allegations of unfair play on UltimateBet triggered by concerns about an account named NioNio.
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WSOP Event #2 $1,500 NLHE, Day 1b Bach Leads Record Field
Event #2, $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Day 1b saw 1,881 starters take the field, bringing the total number for the event up to a record breaking 3,929 players. Event #2 is now officially the largest WSOP preliminary event in history.
Players see PokerStars Sunday events to end
The biggest winner of the day was jotaele1, from Spain, who took down the Sunday Million to pocket $197,202.60.
Nearly 7,000 players participated in the Sunday Million this week, building up the prize pool to $1,398,600. When jotaele1 came into the final table, he had accumulated quite a few of those 7,000 players’ chips to muster a commanding chip lead.
Jotaele1 had built his stack to more than $21.7 million, and his nearest competitor was JHBrenes with more than $14 million…
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The event drew a total of 316 players looking for a piece of the $1 million guaranteed prize pool. It came down to a final table that included players from Europe, Asia and Australia.
The final-table players were:
Don Carmona – PhilippinesGerasimos Deres – SwedenMichele Ferrari – ItalyTerry Gonzaga – PhilippinesSatori Ishii – JapanKwang Soo Lee – South KoreaChris Roh – South KoreaDavid Saab – AustraliaMan Jin Yun – South Korea
Play will continue today with the start of the Event 3 and Event 4 while Event 2 heads into Day 2 of play after a record breaking field came to play two Day 1s.
Event 1 (Final results)
It took about eight hours of play, but the final table of the $10,000 World Championship Pot-Limit Hold’em event finally found a winner on Sunday.
Nenad Medic defeated two former WSOP bracelet winners, Mike Sexton and Kathy Liebert, along with other accomplished pros such as Andy Bloch, Patrik…
Australian David Saab conquered more than 300 entrants at the debut event of the Asian Poker Tour in the Philippines. At the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati City, the 35-year-old poker pro defeated Chris Roh of South Korea heads up to take home $280,000.