Betfair is serious about poker. Ðnd they are very serious about BALKANPOKERNEWS CHALLENGE as well.
Betfair announces that it's strengthening its commitment and would like to see BALKANPOKERNEWS CHALLENGE turning into a real challenge. Are you ready to take the challenge and face two of the most talked about young poker talents?
Betfair is sending its young but dangerous Poker Pro team of Annette Obrestad and Sorel Mizzi to take part in BALKANPOKERNEWS CHALLENGE. Yes, you are going to play against the 2007 WSOPE Champion herself, Annette Obrestad.
Annette Obrestad, known as 'Annette15' is the name everyone talks about. On September 17, 2007 Obrestad won the inaugural World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, the day before she turned 19. By winning the first prize she edged the record for a single-event payout to a female player set previously in the industry back in 2004. Since her victory in 2007, she goes only stronger finishing second in EPT Dublin 2007, and even winning the "Tournament Performance of the Year" for 2007. Extremely competitive player and a competition you would fear to meet.
Mizzi is possibly the best all round online player in the world right now and a perfect fit to the team that already includes Annette Obrestad. Known as Imper1um online, Mizzi can be found at some of the highest stakes cash games and SNGs. Mizzi has joined the live tournament scene last year, when he came 3rd in the Irish Open. He also had several deep runs in the 2007 WSOP and would be a very good bet to take down a bracelet in the next 5 years. Those of you who reach the Main Event of Balkan PokerNews Challenge, will be happy to know that this will be your chance to meet
face to face with Imper1um - strength and determination at full force. We will provide you with more details on the background of these amazing players in the next few weeks.
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