Tag Archives: English Poker Open 2012

Grilling Gage – RakeTheRake talk to Cake Poker EPO2012 Qualifier

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RTR: So, you played the English Poker Open 2012  – sponsored by RakeTheRake – and you made the journey over from the States through Cake Poker’s English Poker Open Main Event Prize Packages. Tell us about how you won your EPO2012 seats. AG: I started with .30 cent buy-in tourney  taking top 10 out of 110 players, won my way into the $33 tourney then took 1st out of 91 players qualifying for the EPO. RTR: You made it along to the EPO Welcome Party – first time partying on a boat for you? AG: This was not my first …

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RakeTheRake and Mickey Petersen talk Magic, Mac Cheese, and the English Poker Open

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RakeTheRake caught up with Mickey Petersen shortly after his English Poker Open 2012 victory to talk about his weakness for mac cheese, his online nickname, Magic : The Gathering, and of course poker… RTR: Mickey, congratulations on your big win at the English Poker Open last month! Could you tell us a bit about your decision to enter? MP: Thanks! Yeah what happened was that I had just come home from a trip to Denmark to visit some friends and we had grinded every day of the WCOOPs for two weeks straight. I had to go back to London a …

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Ben Jackson is OUT of the English Poker Open!

Ben Jackson is OUT of the English Poker Open! With just nine big blinds to his name, he shoved it all into the middle pre-flop, raising against Chris Bjorin with A5. Unhappily for Ben, the Swedish bracelet winner held aces and there was to be no miracle on the board to save the Genting Pro. Ben just told us that he is a little disappointed to never have got going today but found no spots and had some pretty awful hole cards – we can certainly testify to that in the commentary box! Ben is feeling great about his game, …

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Daiva Barauskaite Loses Large Pots to Deadman and Romanello

Stunning model Daiva Barauskaite was attracting quite a bit of attention at the EPO feature table on Day 1B. Unfortunately, some of this attention has come from Simon Deadman and Roberto Romanello since these two poker pros targeted her during big hands. With blinds at 150/300 early in the day, Daiva (A-A) flopped a set of aces on a board of 4h-5s-As. However, Deadman (5-5) also flopped a set of 5’s and was looking to build the pot with his hand. When the turn card of 3h was dealt, Deadman led out with 4,800 chips, which the blonde beauty called. …

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EPO King Fabian Quoss beats a path to RakeTheRake’s EPO2012 to defend his title!

In 2010 Fabian Quoss battled against some of poker’s best to finally be crowned England’s poker king, taking down the English Poker Open 2010 Main Event for a £220,650 prize and the coveted EPO trophy. RakeTheRake are thrilled to confirm that Fabian Quoss has secured his seat at this year’s English Poker Open, returning to defend his title after a two year reign. Fabian will be up against some of poker’s biggest and best, including various players who’ve qualified through live events or secured their seat through one of Cake Poker’s ten Sunday qualifiers. If you think you’re the one …

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Only 2 Cake Poker EPO Main Event Seats left to be won!

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There are now only 2 Cake Poker EPO Main Event Weekly Finals left, which means you have just two Sundays in which to bag an English Poker Open $5,00o prize package, which covers… A English Poker Open Main Event *must play* main event seat ($3,500 USD). $1,500 USD cash in your Cake Players account to help with travel expenses. Entry to the EPO Welcome Party, September 17th on the HMS President. Official Team Cake gear pack. Here’s a list of Sunday Final winners that will be playing in the English Poker Open next month: Alfster22858 Jokerpimp69 ManaTea Mitchell999 Stacksanch Stoopkid1 Up2U2CMe …

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Win 2 Tickets to the EPO Main Event Final!

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The RakeTheRake sponsored English Poker Open 2012 offers a guaranteed prize pool of £250,000 and takes place in the terrific Fox Poker Club, London between 18th and 21st September. During August, the English Poker Open are offering you the chance to win two tickets to the Main Event Final Table! The tickets include… Entry into the Fox Poker Club from 2pm on the final day (21st September) Complimentary drinks and a bar meal for you and your guest RakeTheRake baseball caps and t-shirts for you both And of course the chance to see all the excitement of the English Poker …

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‘stacksanch’ wins first English Poker Open 2012 package!

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RakeTheRake are very pleased to announce that the first seat for the English Poker Open 2012 has been taken! The Cake Poker player ‘stacksanch’ won the first of many weekly EPO prize package giveaway tourneys running on the Revolution Network. ‘stacksanch’ bought in direct ($30 + $3) to Cake Poker’s weekly Sunday EPO Qualifier final and finished last to take the $5,000 prize package. The $5k prize package includes a seat to the English Poker Open 2012 plus $1,500 for travel expenses, accommodation, and spending money. Every Sunday – right up until 2nd September  – the Revolution Network are guaranteeing …

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