The Nightly Turbo: A DeucesCracked Special Offer, a Poker Player Charged in Wife's Death, and More
Team DeucesCracked is hooking you up with free stuff, a Florida poker player has been charged in the death of his wife, and more in tonight's Nightly Turbo.
In Case You Missed It
Day 1 at the PokerStars NAPT Mohegan Sun is wrapped up and saw the 716 players who entered whittled down to 443. Many of your favorite pros made it through to Day 2, and of course, some didn't. Check out the recap for more.
The PartyPoker Big Game IV is just days away, so we talked to Tony G and Neil Channing about the long hours ahead of them. See what they had to say here.
We like lists, so you'll be seeing more of them in the coming months. The FTOPS is closing in, however, and we decided to count down theTop Five Achievements in FTOPS History. Let us know what you think in our forums.
Haven't voted for the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions yet? Wondering how you're going to break down the field. Nicole Gordon gives you the scoop on what it took to get her vote in this Op-Ed.
Thinking about signing up for an online poker training site but would like to try before you buy? DeucesCracked is giving you the opportunity to do just that with its Free Flash Festival. You can watch all the videos on DC for free through tomorrow, April 9.
There are strategy videos against Isildur1 and even a training session with PokerNews' very own, Kristy Arnett. She has been paired up with Andrew "Balugawhale" Seidman, who is teaching her the secrets to crushing the no-limit hold'em games online.
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Kristy Arnett caught up with Tom "durrrr" Dwan on a break at the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun. He's wearing a load of Team Canada gear, talks about his major High Stakes Poker bluff, and, of course, how his tournament is going. Check it out below.
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Borgata Spring Poker Open
The Borgata Spring Poker Open begins this weekend at the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City. Running from April 10 to April 30, there are 26 events on the schedule with buy-ins as low as $170 for a $100,000 guarantee no-limit hold'em event up to $7,200 for the $500,000 guaranteed East Coast Championship.
The Main Event is a has a guarantee of $1 million and is scheduled for April 25 with a $3,300 buy-in.Check out TheBorgata.com for more.
Poker Player Arrested for Murder
A Broward County man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife. The couple was well-known in South Florida poker circles and were regular players at a Pompano Beach casino. Their son owns a poker league that hosts games at bars throughout South Florida.
Robert Oulton was arrested Wednesday in the fatal beating of his wife Yvonne Oulton. Police say that to create an alibi, Mr. Oulton entered a poker tournament at Isle Casino & Racing Sunday night, the night Yvonne was killed. He then used his son to help him "look for his wife," and eventually led him to the body. After thorough investigation, surveillance videos connected Oulton to the homicide.
Read more about the crime at PalmBeachPost.com.
The latest stop on the PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour has descended upon the G Casino in Coventry. There is a £100,000 guaranteed prize pool for the event. Day 1a has already begun for the £500 + £50 Main Event. Over 120 PokerStars qualifiers took to the felt today alongside 32 PokerStars.com players. Julian Thew, Jude Ainsworth and Victoria Coren were all in attendance at this stop on the UKIPT.
There are still six stops remaining on the tour. Sign up for a PokerStars account today and win yourself a seat.