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Titan Poker’s Professional Team Makes Stellar Appearance in Las Vegas

Posted by | Online Poker | Thursday 22 July 2010 11:15 am

Team member Sam Trickett cashes out in six WSOP events for nearly $700,000 in prize money while four of his team members also finish in the money.

Team Titan, the professional poker team of online poker room Titan Poker came on strong at the 2010 World Series of Poker* in Las Vegas, capturing a number of cash prizes in the various poker tournaments of the championship event.

The star performer in the series was team member Sam Trickett from the United Kingdom. Trickett finished in second place, just short of a WSOP* bracelet, in the $5,000 NL Texas Hold’em Event #17, for a prize of $505,725. In addition, Trickett had 5 other cash outs, for a grand total of $693,827.

Trickett’s remarkable performance in Event #17 came two years after he had finished in 4th place in the same event at the 2008 championships, when he took home a prize of $245,927.

Team Titan captain Sorel Mizzi finished in the money this year in Las Vegas in Events #21 and #26, pocketing just over $37,000. Marvin Rettenmaier from Germany cashed out in four events, taking home more than $88,000. Jonas Klausen from Denmark won $8,735 in Event #51, while Yann Brosolo from France cashed out in Events #51 and #56 for over $12,000 in prizes.

Team Titan is sponsored by Titan Poker, the leading online poker room in Europe and the official sponsor of Europe’s most exclusive live poker series, the ECPokerTour. Titan Poker recently launched a series of online qualifier satellite to the ECPokerTour’s next event in Vienna, Austria, this November.

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WSOP – World Series of Poker and Bet365

Posted by | Online Poker | Saturday 17 April 2010 7:11 pm

The World Series of Poker* returns in 2010 and Bet365 Poker Room are offering more ways than ever to qualify for the most prestigious event in poker. The WSOP entails 57 individual events with exclusive bracelets available in each. Previous double bracelet winner includes Bet365 sponsored pro Jesper Hougaard who was the first ever player to win WSOP events on both sides of the Atlantic.

Various packages are on offer including:

  • Main Event Package – A $13,000 which includes a buy in for the Main Event
  • Pot Limit Omaha Package – A buy in to the popular Event 55 Pot Limit Omaha Championship
  • Side Events Package – A package involving 2 seats with accommodation covering both events
  • The Experience Package – A $3600 package to event 54

WSOP (*World Series of Poker) Warrior

Bet365 Poker are offering even more ways to qualify for the WSOP, the exciting Warrior promotion offers a guaranteed 10 packages with further seats being offered through the WSOP Warrior Freeroll. The Warrior concept involves a single buy in for which you get the chance to enter 9 separate tournaments. There is also a chance to satellite your way to the league for just $1.10.

The league events kick off on the 2nd May with tournaments taking place each Sunday and Tuesday, players will receive points for their finishing position after each tournament. The Grand Final which is event 9 is only available to the Top 200 from the leader board where double points are on offer.

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Who Will Make the Final 200 in the Titan Poker World Challenge?

Posted by | Online Poker | Monday 12 April 2010 1:23 pm

Online poker players battling for a $13,000 WSOP* Package are now close to finalizing the second stage of the World Challenge event at Titan Poker. 200 qualifiers will enter the final stage from twelve separate league competitions. The 200 qualifiers then play eight poker tournaments earning league points depending on their finishing position. The top 5 positions on the Final Leaderboard each earn the WSOP* package and the chance to represent their country courteousy of Titan Poker!

On the American leaderboard, "Kimba007" has done very well amassing 123 points while on the UK leaderboard "jmsharkyjm" and "pain43" lead the way with 78 points.

The fourth week of the challenge sees double points up for grabs. Those players who are not near the top of the leaderboards at the moment, can quickly make up ground now that extra points can be earned. We wish all the players the very best of luck in qualifying for the final 200 places in the Titan Poker World Challenge event.

* The World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah’s License Company, LLC ("Harrah’s"). Harrah’s does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with Titan Poker or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.

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