World Poker Tour London?
This is yet to be 100% confirmed but the World Poker Tour could finally be coming to the UK. Simon Tomsett posted on the Hendon Mob Forum to say that the tour was coming to the Palm Beach Casino and Mayfair Hotel in London. The PartyPoker sponsored event is said to be £5,000 buy-in, capped at 400 players and between August 29 and September 5.
The World Poker Tour has been hosting tournaments across the world since 2003 but has never come to the UK before. Now with PartyPoker the new sponsor of the event it seems like it will finally happen. Watch this space for more news on the event.
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Marcus Bebb-Jones to be Extradited
A British judge has approved the extradition of UK player Marcus Bebb-Jones. Bebb-Jones, a former Grosvenor Grand Prix winner, is wanted in Colorado on suspicion of murdering his wife, Sabrina Bebb-Jones, in 1997.
Judge Howard Riddle rejected a claim on Monday that a potential life sentence in the United States would be a breach of his human rights.
Dusk Till Dawn Live WSOP Super Satellite
Over at the home of UK poker, Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, you can win one of 10 World Series of Poker packages. On bank holiday Monday, May 31st at 3pm there will be a £500+£50 deep stack event with £8,300 packages on offer, which include $10,000 for the main event, £1,000 expenses, airport pick up, VIP check in and seven nights in the MGM Grand. There will be a series of live and online satellites to the main event freezeout in the build up this month.
If you want to qualify for the main event this year, there are lots of ways you can do it for next to nothing, just check out our guide to getting to the WSOP today.