Sky Poker Tour Grand Final, Premier League Roster, and More

Posted: November 4th, 2013

Jonathan DuhamelAs we approach the end of the 2013 calendar we can look back at an exciting year for US online poker, with online poker getting off the ground in Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey.

But for online poker sites operating elsewhere around the globe –where countries are years ahead of the US when it comes to online gaming regulations—it’s simply been business as usual in 2013 with the usual stories like the ones we have found this week.

In Canada the Party Poker Premier League VII is fast approaching and the roster is starting to take shape, the Isle of Man is hosting its first major poker tournament series, and in the UK the Sky Poker Tour Grand Final was held.

Below you’ll find all of these stories and more as we embark on our weekly tour of the online poker universe.

Duhamel and Trickett add names to Premier League VII roster

The Party Poker Premier League VII roster is now up to seven names after Team PokerStars Pro and 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel and England’s all-time leading money winner Sam Trickett added their names to the list of players that also includes Tony G, Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak, Jeff Gross, and Vanessa Selbst.

The Party Poker Premier League VII will take place at the upcoming sponsored stop on the World Poker Tour in Montreal at the Playground Club. The Premier League will be televised and likely available on a live stream as well, with the event taking about a week to play from start to finish –currently scheduled from November 20th through the 26th.

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PokerStars UKIPT Isle of Man gets underway

For the first time in its history PokerStars is hosting a major poker tournament series right in its own backyard, as Stars announced the UKIPT would be making a stop on the Isle of Man a few weeks back.

The PokerStars UKIPT Isle of Man tournament series is now upon us, and the attendance for the event was pretty solid, with 379 players registering for the Main Event over the two starting flights, including some of poker’s biggest names, such as Barry Greenstein, Liv Boeree, Leo Margets, and Mickey Peterson –all of whom just happen to be Team PokerStars players.

Check this space next week to see how the tournament played out.

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Sky Poker Tour Grand Final

With a £60,000 guarantee and a £330 buy-in the Sky Poker Tour Grand Final at the Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club in Nottingham, England was a great value for UK poker players. And with the tournament now in the books Sky Poker is prepping for next year’s Sky Poker Tour stops, which should be even bigger and better.

Here is a look at the final table results from the tournament along with each player’s Sky Poker alias where applicable, courtesy of the Sky Poker Forums:

1. mark chantler  -- £14,985
2. chris “chrissy_c “ canadine – £12,855
3. matthew “matt745” simpson -- £6,260
4. Paul “Pears_27” Haycock -- £4,850
5. Hasmukh “hmoo” Khodiyara -- £4130
6. Tony “Haysie” Hays -- £3,460
7. Justin Devonport -- £2,800  
8. James Tomlin -- £2,130  
9. Nigel “LFB” Boylan -- £1,530

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What’s Happening at Bet365 Poker

Did you know that Bet365 and the iPoker Network will be launching the iPOPS 5 tournament series this month?

That’s right, from November 16th to December 1st the iPoker Network will be hosting the fifth installment of their popular online poker tournament series, the iPOPS.  The series will feature 16 tournaments and will have $1.25 million in guaranteed prize money on the line over the course of the iPOPS two-week run.

The Main Event of the iPOPS V series will take place on December 1st, 2013, where Bet365 and iPoker players can play in the $200 buy-in finale, where the guaranteed prize-pool will be $400,000!

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