UK Pokernews Roundup: Trickett and Adeniya Near $25,000 6 Handed Final, James Akenhead Running Hot in $10,000 PLO, and more
Sam Trickett and Martins Adeniya in Event #52: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed
UK pros Sam Trickett and Martins Adeniya are in the money and heading towards the final table of Event #52: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed. There are 18 players remaining in probably the sickest field ever assembled at the WSOP including Daniel Negreanu, Frank Kassela, Isaac Haxton, Carlos Mortenson and Justin Bonomo; Trickett has shined amongst them all, maintaining the 3rd place position he finished day 1 with.
Martins Adeniya has some catching up to do in the middle of the pack with 549,000 but is really making a name for himself at this WSOP, having already come 9th in the $2500 6 handed event last month. Both men are already guaranteed $58,699 and its $1,315,518 for the winner. They will play down to a final table tonight and you can catch all the action via our Event #52: $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em / Six Handed Live Updates tonight.
James Akenhead Off to Good Start in Event #55: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship
November Niner James Akenhead had a cracking start to day one of the coveted Event #55: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship yesterday, finishing 3rd in chips with 181,100. 346 players began the day and 171 remain in this 3 day event that all the pros want to win. Neil Channing, Barny Boatman, the Devilfish, John Kabbaj, Joe Beevers and Ben Roberts are also amongst the Brits to make it to day 2.
$780,599 goes to the winner and they will be playing towards a final table tonight, find out who gets there and who doesn’t via our Event #55: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship Live Updates.
Poker in the Park is Back
Once again Poker in the Park will take place at Leicester Square in London, this time between September 2nd and 3rd. The free poker festival includes free tournaments, fantastic freebies, pro poker player tuition and this year is sponsored by Lamborghini. Michael Caselli, of Poker in the Park, said, “The name Lamborghini itself has become a metaphor for excellence. I am delighted to have Tonino Lamborghini as a sponsor and official energy drink for the festival”
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