The Nightly Turbo: Snoop Dogg, ESPN's Inside Deal, and More
ESPN has just released the latest episode of the Inside Deal, the Canadian Poker Tour has partnered with the Ladies International Poker Series, and what does Snoop Dogg have to do with poker? We'll tell you all about it in tonight's Nightly Turbo.
In Case You Missed It
The $10,000 Heads-Up Championship went into an unscheduled fourth day and finally a winner was crowned. That wasn't the only event that crowned a winner, check out the recap of the 25th day of the 2010 World Series of Poker for more.
We caught up with John "UMDTennis" O'Rourke to discuss poker, the World Series of Poker, and what he likes to do when he's not grinding away at the tables. The Online Poker Spotlight has the scoop.
Phil Ivey took down the $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. last night at the 2010 WSOP, giving him his eighth gold bracelet. Need we say more? Read about the victory here.
Ain't Nothin' But a G Thang Baby
All you players that are in Las Vegas for the 2010 World Series of Poker are probably wondering who PokerStars hired to play at its party this year. Oh, you're not? Well we were, and now we know.
Last year, Nelly performed inside Rain nightclub at the Palms. The party at Tao for the PokerStars North American Poker Tour Venetian had T-Pain doing his thing on stage.
If you're lucky enough to make it to the party in July, you'll be
serenaded entertained by the musical stylings of Mr. Snoop Dogg.
We'll see you there, sippin on gin and juice.
Qualify for the WSOP on PokerStars today!
From the Bear's Mouth
Andrew Feldman took the helm this week for the latest episode of ESPN's Inside Deal. Laura Lane was on vacation and Bernard Lee was in Las Vegas at the World Series of Poker.
Lee did appear via satellite to discuss the WSOP coverage, who this is the "year of," and more. Barry Greenstein also appeared via satellite. They talked about Bear's WSOP thus far, the Tournament of Champions, and poker beyond Texas hold'em.
Jones' New Gig
The Ladies International Poker Series (LIPS) and Heads Up Entertainment, the operators of the Canadian Poker Tour (CPT), have partnered to host the CPT Ladies event in Canada. Newly minted Red Pro Lacey Jones will be the "Face of LIPS."
“Lacey is the perfect match as the Host for LIPS in Canada. She is an avid supporter of women in poker and a strong player herself,” said Lupe Soto, LIPS Tour Founder.
The 2010 Canadian Open Poker Championships will host the inaugural LIPS hosted event on August 22, 2010.
“I am thrilled for this opportunity to work with LIPS and the CPT in this capacity,” Jones said. “LIPS has paved the way for many women in poker and is one of the most respected brands in women’s poker today. I look forward to meeting women across Canada that love the sport as much as I do.”
LIPSTour.com has more.
Here Comes the Bride
Bill Chen probably had the most interesting rail we've seen at the 2010 World Series of Poker thus far. Actually, we don't think we've ever seen a bride and groom in the Amazon Room during the WSOP. Well, there's a first time for everything.