The Nightly Turbo: PokerNews and Heavy.com, a World Poker Tour Hollywood Update, and Some DeucesCracked Coaching
PokerNews is Heavy.com's poker content provider, the Matador is making moves in Hollywood, and one of PokerNews' own is putting DeucesCracked to the test, all in tonight's Nightly Turbo.
In Case You Missed It
Day 1b of the European Poker Tour Snowfest is over. The 276 players who entered the field yesterday brought the grand total to 546. Find out who survived the second Day 1 flight here.
The sixth season of High Stakes Poker is moving along. The sixth episode aired Sunday night with a new cast of characters and some much needed action. Check out the recap here.
We sat down with Andy "BadgerPro" Schultz recently to talk poker, his summer schedule, and where Megan Fox ranks on his list. The Online Poker Spotlight has more.
The PartyPoker Women's World Open began today in London. The $3,000 buy-in tournament features 24 players and has a total prize pool of $72,000. Kara Scott and Annette Obrestad will be doing double duty as players and commentators along with Jesse May. Scott will be a busy bee adding presenting to her list of duties along with Tatjana Pasalic.
Kim Wooka, last year's WWO winner Aisling Collins, Christine Klecz, and Maria Demetriou are among the players taking part in this event.
Play against Scott on PartyPoker by signing up for an account today.
Spring Break's Over
PokerNews' own Kristy Arnett is getting taken to school. Poker school that is. She will be receiving poker lessons from DeucesCracked's Andrew "BalugaWhale" Seidman.
The eight-part series will take an in-depth look at Seidman's coaching skills and give Kristy and viewers the tools needed to begin crushing online poker - not the nosebleeds obviously, but you've got to start somewhere.
The series begins on April 5. Check out DeucesCracked.com for more.
PokerNews is pleased to announce that we have struck an agreement with Heavy.com to serve as its poker content provider.
"We're very excited to be working with the PokerNews. With poker becoming more and more popular, and over 10% of Heavy’s audience playing online poker every month, adding poker editorial to Heavy.com is an obvious fit. PokerNews, is the industry leader, which made this an easy decision," said Simon Assaad Heavy.com CEO.
Heavy.com is one of the leading entertainment Web sites for men. The site includes MMA content, humorous videos, and more.
"Heavy is such a powerhouse of a website that we're absolutely honored to be working with them. Heavy.com readers will get a daily dose of great poker content from PokerNews, our brand and content will be introduced to an entirely new audience which makes this the perfect fit for both parties," said Matthew Parvis, PokerNews editor-in-chief.
Check out Heavy.com. It might become your second favorite place to go.
A Bromance in the Alps?
Snow, a little Austrian snow town, wood-burning fireplaces — the makings of a perfect bromance, or is it? JP Kelly is playing a bit hard to get when it comes to Mark Vos' advances. Check it out below.
As of this writing, 15 players remain in the running at the World Poker Tour Hollywood Poker Open. Play will have begun in Indiana by the time you're reading this. Only 12 of the 15 will make the money, with first place taking home $393,820.
Sitting atop the chip count leaderboard is Frank Calo with 649,000 in chips. Carlos "The Matador" Mortensen began the day in sixth on the leaderboard with a chip stack of 322,500. Dwyte Pilgrim andEric "Rizen" Lynch are still in the hunt as well with 328,500 and 160,000 in chips respectively.
WorldPokerTour.com has all the updates from Indiana.