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LAPT Lima: Day 2 live updates, Levels 17-18

8:51pm: Schernthaner out in 25th; play concludesWith a few minutes left in Level 18, we've had our final elimination of the night.Daniel Lerner had just doubled through the German, Michael Schernthaner, a few hands before after winning a race with A♥K♣ versus Schernthaner's Q♠Q♦. On that o...more

by Martin Harris on April 16, 2011 3:07 AM

LAPT Lima: Day 2 live updates, Levels 14-16

6:44pm: Players take a breakThe final 35 players are on a 15-minute break. The staff will also be removing the pink 500 denomination chips from play.6:35pm: Down to 35 players; Recent eliminationsHere are the most recent eliminations. Each earned $3,870:39th - Andrey Lobzhanidze38th - David Rojas37...more

by Martin Harris on April 16, 2011 12:50 AM

LAPT Lima: Ospina Overwhelms On Day 1

The LAPT returned to Lima, Peru for the a second season in a row, and Peru has quickly become one of the most popular stops on the international circuit. It's easy to see why because everywhere you look, a waiter is thrusting a plate of ceviche at you face, along with hurling multiple rounds of Pisc...more

by Martin Harris on April 15, 2011 7:51 AM

LAPT Lima: Day 1 live updates, Levels 6-10

12:11am: Bag 'em up!We're done! It looks as though approximately 120 players have made it through to tomorrow's Day 2, with Daniel Ospina sporting what looks to be the biggest stack in the room with 264,200. Stay tuned for more details, including a full recap of today's action.Daniel Ospina12:05am...more

by Martin Harris on April 15, 2011 7:02 AM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Kenney looks to deny Selbst, Tehan second titles

Tyler Kenney couldn't play NAPT Mohegan Sun last year. At just 20 years old, he would've been kicked out the moment anyone looked at his drivers license. Now 21, he's woken up every morning, drank a Vitamin Water, and sat down to play poker with the singular focus of making the final table. It's ser...more

by Brad Willis on April 13, 2011 1:54 AM

Sporting trip of a lifetime to be won

If this new PokerStars promotion had been released last Friday, everyone would've thought it was an April Fools' Day gag. It's that crazy.This new promo is the ultimate fantasy for a sports fan. It's the type of thing you'd discuss over beers with your friends. It would sound a little like this:***(...more

by Brad Willis on April 4, 2011 4:36 PM

Eureka! New tour headed to Prague

As the story goes, Archimedes stepped into a bath and noticed that for every inch of his foot that went into the water, the water level rose. It was a math thing involving volume, displacement, and such. And so Archimedes was heard to exclaim, "Eureka!" That is apparently translated to something r...more

by Brad Willis on February 23, 2011 6:40 PM

LAPT Sao Paulo: Levels 25-30 live updates (Blinds 60,000-120,000-10,000)

9:38pm: Alex Manzano wins LAPT Sao Paulo in shocking final handAlex Manzano came in for a raise to 270,000 pre-flop and Joao Neto made the call. On a 3♦2♠2♣ flop, Neto check-called a 275,000 bet. Neto then check- called a 615,000 bet on the 7♣ turn. The river was the 4♦. Neto checked, and ...more

by Brad Willis on February 21, 2011 1:32 AM

LAPT Sao Paulo final table player profiles

The LAPT Saou Paulo event's field was bigger than any other in the four season history. Of the 536 players who started on Day 1, only remain. Five of the players are Brazilian. If one of those players should win, it will be the first time a Brazilian has won an LAPT event. Look below to see the prof...more

by Brad Willis on February 20, 2011 5:19 PM

LAPT Sao Paulo: Csome looking to deny Brazil title at final table

Brazil is ready to make history. It announced its intentions when it packed this record-breaking tournament with its countrymen. At its beginnings, the main event was made up of 60% Brazilian people. Now, with the final table in place, Brazilians are sitting in five of the eight seats and stand a de...more

by Brad Willis on February 19, 2011 11:49 PM

LAPT Sao Paulo: Csome tops record-breaking Day 1

There is big, and there is the Latin American Poker Tour event in Sao Paulo. There is huge and there is the record-breaking Day 1 of this Season 4 kick-off. There's every other event that's ever happened on the LAPT, and there's what happened today. For the first time in LAPT history, the starting f...more

by Brad Willis on February 18, 2011 1:36 PM

The Big Game: Week 12, episode 5

by Simon Young on February 4, 2011 2:10 PM

LAPT set to make Sao Paulo even bigger

Sao Paulo is a city of people--a lot of people. There is no more populated place in the Earth's southern hemisphere. There are more than eleven million people inside the city's border, not to mention the millions more in the greater metropolitan area. With nearly 19 million faces in and around the ...more

by Brad Willis on January 25, 2011 3:04 PM

Latin American Poker Tour announces Season 4

Season 1 was an experiment. Season 2 was a reprise. Season 3 was the year of Back-to-Back Barbero. Season 4 of Latin American Poker Tour?It's here.Moments ago, the LAPT announced five dates for its fourth season. Season 4 will see a return to Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Argentina. It also boasts a bran...more

by Brad Willis on December 16, 2010 5:43 PM

Dmitry Gromov wins Russian Poker Series Grand Final

The Russian Poker Series has finished its first season with Russia's Dmitry Gromov winning $201,362 for first place in Kiev. On the last hand of the night, Shashkov raised preflop up to 250 000 chips, Gromov re-raised to 650,000. Shaskov quickly moved all-in and got the call.Dmitry Gromov: T♥T♠D...more

by Brad Willis on December 8, 2010 3:31 PM
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