Jerome Sgorrano wins EAPT Prague for €126,500
Belgian pro Jerome Sgorrano has just landed a big one to top off his year with a victory in the Eurasian Poker Tour Main Event in Prague for €126,500 ($148,729).
Andrew from Edinburgh, Scotland, is a professional journalist, international-titled chess master, and avid poker player.
Prague in December has long been a hotbed of poker action and despite the cold weather it proved to be a happy-hunting ground for Lebanese pro Albert Daher.
The former Sahara Casino on the Vegas strip – renamed as the SLS Las Vegas after a 2011 buyout – is “on the verge of bankruptcy”.
Toronto pro Alan ‘Ari’ Engel took down the Heartland Poker Tour’s AmeristarSC Championship Open for $162,154.
An Australian poker pro who is embroiled in an alleged $76million Ponzi scheme was attacked last month in Melbourne, suffering a fractured jaw, broken nose and damaged eardrum.
Kenny Alexander will be hoping it’s third time lucky as his company enters talks, a possible $5.24 billion merger on the discussion table.
Funds which were laundered through Guernsey totalling £9.5million ($12.8million) have just been returned to the US Government.
Chicago pro Ryan Tosoc had almost 2million reasons to be a happy man this week as he landed the WPT Five Diamond WPC Main Event title and $1,958,065.
Poker Sports League announced they had joined forces with former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand to promote poker as a game of skill in his home country.
Brendon Rubie managed to put the past behind him when he topped his second place finish last year and took down the WSOP Circuit Sydney $5K Challenge.
It was a $million payday for one of the online game’s most prolific cashers as Jonathan ‘sordykrd’ Van Fleet scooped the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online on a final day.