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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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Trickett busts First Player on EPO Feature Table

We were only a few hours into the 2012 English Poker Open when Sam Trickett busted somebody at the feature table. While holding pocket 5’s, Trickett was the recipient of a great flop as the cards were dealt A-5-Q. After flopping a set, Sam bet out 1,600 chips, only to be reraised by the highly-aggressive Ajay Ramesh (A-Q) with 3,500. Trickett then went all-in and was called by Ramesh and his two pair. A harmless 8 and 3 fell on the turn and river, thus giving the Big One for One Drop runner-up the hand and sending Ramesh to the …

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Play at Cake Poker to win a $5000 package to the EPO

Want to win a $5000 package to the English Poker Open in London this September? With only 3 remaining to be won at Cake Poker you need to move fast! Cake’s online qualifier schedule runs throughout August and into early September and offers a main event package every Sunday in its Weekly Finals. In addition, each winner will gain entry to the exclusive EPO Welcome Party aboard the HMS President ship on the River Thames in central London on 17 September. And an Official Team Cake gear pack. With just Sunday 19 August, Sunday 26 August and Sunday 2 September …

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All inclusive travel packages to the English Poker Open

Main Event Travel, The English Poker Open’s official travel partner, is offering players transport, accommodation and event buy-in packages to the EPO in London this September. With a choice of high quality hotel options to suit all budgets, players can be assured of staying close to the Fox Poker Club. With further options to include transport arrangements and even the tournament buy-in, players can take advantage of Main Event Travel’s expertise. So sit back and let them do it all for you! For the simplest option of all take Main Event Travel’s ‘all inclusive’ package, which includes arranging the buy-in …

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English Poker Open 2012 Qualifiers Start Today

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The English Poker Open’s online qualifiers programme starts today! And registration is also now open. Today kicks off with online satellites from Genting Poker and then continues with an on-going schedule of qualifiers from Cake Poker, Colt Poker, Euro Club Poker, Intertops Poker, Lock Poker and Power Poker. What’s more, you can play live qualifiers for the EPO at the Fox Poker Club, London, from Monday 10 September to Tuesday 18 September. Or visit its sister club, The Palm Beach, for live qualifiers from Monday 10 September until Monday 17 September inclusive. There’s also a live qualifier at Genting Casino …

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Play the English Poker Open 2012 – £250,000 guaranteed

RakeTheRake is proud to announce that it will be once again sponsoring the prestigious English Poker Open in September this year. The EPO2012 runs from September 18th – 21st at the Fox Poker Club in London’s buzzing West End and offers a guaranteed £250,000 prize pool. The EPO, launched in 2009, is one of the freshest and most exciting poker tournaments in Europe. And in a year when the UK, especially England, is attracting the world’s attention with events celebrating both sports and royalty, could there be a more exciting place to be playing live poker? Previously attracting over 200 …

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Phil Laak Wins First WSOP Bracelet

The summer was pretty rough for world-renowned casino poker player Phil Laak since he got into an ATV accident and spent days in the hospital. However, it appears that things are looking up for Laak after winning 2 major poker tournaments in a row. Laak recently finished in the money at the English Poker Open, coming in 18th place with a prize of £6,800. His success continued as Laak won his first WSOP* bracelet after taking down the £2,500 Six-Handed Hold’em event in the World Series of Poker Europe.  He had to battle through a 244-player field before landing on a final …

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English Poker Open Seats at DoylesRoom

Anybody who wants to play poker in one of Europe’s biggest and richest tournaments should download the poker software for DoylesRoom.  DoylesRoom is currently offering people a chance to win prize packages for the English Poker Open. This year’s English Poker Open will be held at the Palm Beach Casino in London, and it will offer a $1 million prize pool.  And the great thing is that you could play in this poker tournament for just $3.30 through a $7,000 prize package! $3.30 is the cost of the cheapest satellites at DoylesRoom while there are also satellites for just $5.50.  …

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