UK Pokernews Roundup: James Bord Wins High Rollers Event, £10,000 Added Event in Birmingham and Vicky Coren on HIGNFY

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James Bord Wins Marrakech High Rollers Event
A month ago most of us had ever heard of him and now you cant avoid him. WSOPE Main Event Champion James Bord has landed his second big title in a month, this time in the High Rollers Event of the Marrakech Poker Cup. The young Londoner defeated Robert Mizrachi heads up to captured the $247,000 first prize at a final table that also featured David Benyamine.

PKR London’s Calling Underway
After over a month of non stop high stakes action in London, the newly opened Fox Poker Club is hosting PKR London’s Calling, a 57 event festival for low stakes players culminating in a £300 Main Event. Check out this full schedule for all the details .

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£10,000 Added Genting Poker Player Championship
Its not very often you find that rare gem that is a money added tournament but head on over to the Star City in Birmingham next month and you will get just that. On November 21-22 there will be a whopping £10,000 Added to this £150+£15 tournament.

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“Since June we have asked poker players up and down the country what they wanted in a UK tournament,” said Gary Oakes Product Manager at Genting Poker.“The feedback was very clear. Many players can neither afford to enter or dedicate the time to play in an EPT or WSOPE format event. They told us they wanted a weekend event, affordable entry, lots of added money and a terrific location. So, we have gone out and created just that with the Genting Poker Players Championship.”

Players start with 8,000 chips but you can top up to 10,000 by raking £5 or winning your seat online at one of the clubs online partners. Check out for more details.

Vicky Coren on Have I Got News For You
PokerStars Pro Vicky Coren is really becoming the darling of the panel show circuit and this week she is scheduled to be a guest on iconic BBC show Have I Got News For You. This is not the first time she has been on the hit show and will be joining Jon Richardson, as well as regulars Ian Hislop and Paul Merton on Thursday at 9pm.

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Vicky Coren

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