Sunday Warm-Up: PhilRoyal888 marches to $101K win

Tonight's final table of the $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up appeared be a nothing more than a ceremony for the chip leader. While k-bossss01 came into the final table towering over the competition with nearly 40 percent of the chips in play, it would be PhilRoyal888 powering ...more

by David Aydt on October 19, 2014 6:50 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Alache comes back, defeats Campodonico for the win

Daniel Campodonico had a better than 8 million-chip advantage on his heads-up opponent, Oscar Alache, to start their duel with 10.9 million while Alache had a little under 2.9 million.Oscar Alache and Daniel Campodonico battle heads-upThe 65-year-old Uruguayan sipped coffee as th...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 6:40 PM

LAPT7 Peru: A three-way deal, then Backmann bounced in 3rd

Level 32 (80,000/160,000/20,000) kicked off with another big double-up as Daniel Campodonico managed to get chips back from Oscar Alache. At risk with K♣Q♦ against Alache's 9♥9♦, a king on the flop paired Campodonico and the hand held through the turn and river to give t...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 5:48 PM

LAPT7 Peru: A-B-C Poker... Alache, Backmann, and Campodonico

The final three players returned from their agreed-upon break to play out the end of Level 30 (50,000/100,000/10,000), the time spent discussing a possible deal but ultimately deciding against doing so.They played out the end of the level, with Backmann winning most of the hands ...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 4:20 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Perez out in 5th, Exterkotter in 4th; big lead for Backmann

As Level 30 (50,000/100,000/10,000) began Jerson Backmann of Mexico had built his stack up over 7 million, having about half the chips in play and three times as many as his nearest competitor.Upstairs in the Atlantic City Casino, the LAPT Peru Grand Final continuesA few hands we...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 2:26 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Sobenes, Kyrian, Torre fall; Backmann leads final five

After that slow start to the final day, we've seen three eliminations during the last hour, suddenly trimming remaining field in the LAPT Peru Main Event final table to five players.Level 29 (40,000/80,000/10,000) started a lot like Level 28 had ended, with Daniel Campodonico aga...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 1:32 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Levels played - 2; eliminations - 0; pizzas consumed - 4

The pace was fast yesterday when they worked from 45 players down to eight in less than six hours' worth of poker. It appeared we might be seeing something similar at the start of play today, but things slowed considerably, carrying us all of the way through the first two levels-...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 12:24 PM

LAPT7 Peru: Meet the final eight

Welcome to Day 4, the last day of the LAPT Peru Grand Final where the final Main Event champion of Latin American Poker Tour Season 7 will be determined.We have a lot of variety among the contenders at today's final table. Players from 35 different countries originally comprised...more

by Martin Harris on October 19, 2014 7:35 AM

LAPT7 Peru: Jerson Backmann carries chip lead to Sunday's final table in Gra

With 45 returning and a plan to play down to the eight-handed final table, it appeared this morning that a long day was in store for Day 3 of the LAPT Peru Grand Final Main Event. A little less than six one-hour levels later, such speculations proved misguided thanks to a wild, ...more

by Martin Harris on October 18, 2014 6:13 PM

EPT11 London: Midnight in the Main Event

We expected as much. The atmosphere in the Grand Hall is now a lot different to what it was 12 hours ago. The same goes for six hours ago. Gone are the crowds of Brits and Irish, the followers of Jake Cody and Kevin Killeen, who leave behind a silent space, filled only with the h...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 18, 2014 4:45 PM

Live Tournament Coverage

EPT11 London High Roller

Congratulations to Andrew Chen, winner of EPT London High Roller and £394,200!

EPT11 London Main Event

Congratulations to Sebastian Pauli, winner of the EPT11 London Main Event and £499,700. The 100th EPT Champion

LAPT7 Peru

Congratulations to Oscar Alache, winner of the LAPT7 Peru Grand Final Main Event and $135,488