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Negreanu Sniffs Out a Set at the WSOP

December 3rd, 2009 No comments

Daniel Negreanu is widely considered one of the best all-around tournament poker players in the world. He displayed his uncanny ability at putting opponents on hands at the World Series of Poker. In a situation where most of us would have lost a ton of chips, Negreanu was able to get off a big hand with ease.The hand started with Adam Jones limping in with the 7-2 of hearts. Negreanu was next to act, and made it 2,200 chips in to go with pocket nines. The raise apparently wasn’t enough to scare off Peter Antill, who called the raise with pocket fours.

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Montgomery Suffers Brutal Beat

November 19th, 2009 No comments

The final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker had lots of entertaining hands. We saw some hero calls and some bold moves at the poker tournament, but no hand could compare to the crushing beat that Scott Montgomery suffered to get eliminated in fifth place. He had just suffered a big loss for a good portion of his chips, but it looked like he was going to get right back into contention until the unspeakable happened.

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Hellmuth Histrionics Hamper His Play

January 29th, 2009 No comments

Most Pinnacle Sports Poker players know that Phil Hellmuth made a serious run at the World Series of Poker main event tournament this year. He ended up going out in 45th place, but not before throwing a few tantrums at the Rio along the way. After having already served out penalties for verbal abuse to his opponents, Hellmuth found himself sitting in a hand one position off the button with Ac-2h. He raised the 30K blinds to 90K and got a call from the player on the button, Allen Kennedy.

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Demidov Makes Big Lay Down

January 29th, 2009 No comments

The WSOP November Nine certainly was a group of good players. Throughout the final table coverage there weren’t many mistakes made by the players, and some showed amazing poker strategy and instincts in pressure situations. One of these clutch hands occurred when there were four players left at the WSOP final table. With only Peter Eastgate, Ivan Demidov, Dennis Phillips and Ylon Schwartz remaining in the daddy of poker tournaments, Demidov showed why he’s been one of the hottest live poker players in the world over the last five months.

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Quad Aces Busted By Royal Flush

October 21st, 2008 No comments

The 2008 WSOP main event, the biggest poker tournament on the circuit, had one hand that you’ll be lucky to see again in your lifetime. You could play at Pinnacle Sports Poker for decades, and still only have a slim chance of witnessing something like the following exciting outcome. At a table that included Everybody Loves Raymond star Ray Romano, two players played a poker hand that you would only expect to see in the movies. Justin Philips and Motoyki Mabuchi ended up getting all their chips in the middle when both of them were sure they had the best hand.

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