Canberra

Sammy Huang holds all the aces in Canberra

It was a long weekend in Australia and what better way to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty than with a friendly game of poker. It's a game designed for royalty, as kings and queens were tossed around the felt with effortless precision this afternoon. Fifteen loyal servants came together, but ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 13, 2011 3:58 AM

ANZPT Canberra Day 3: Levels 21 & 22 (blinds 10,000-20,000, ante 2,000)

Congratulations Sammy Huang - ANZPT Canberra Main Event champion!It's great to see a local shine through as Sammy Huang has survived the interstate invasion and steamrolled his way through the final table to claim a memorable victory.Huang qualified for this event through one of the online $22+R 3xT...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 13, 2011 12:30 AM

ANZPT Canberra Day 3: Levels 17 - 20 (blinds 6,000-12,000, ante 1,000)

5:20pm: Fifteen-minute break5:15pm: Leigh Warne eliminated in 5th placeLeigh Warne's tournament has come to an end and again Toothpick Tony was the destroyer.The chips were in preflop with Warne going with A♥Q♣ but Toothpick showed Q♠Q♥. Both players' tournaments hung in the balance, as the...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 8:38 PM

ANZPT Canberra Final Table Player Profiles

The PokerStars.net ANZPT Canberra has produced a field of 134 players for the $2,200 Main Event to create a prize pool of $268,000. The nation's capital and the Casino Canberra played host to three days of intense poker action, as our field has been reduced to our final table of nine.It's a fantasti...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 8:16 PM

ANZPT Canberra Day 3: Levels 16 & 17 (blinds 3,000-6,000, ante 500)

1:20pm: David Gorr bubbles final table!Just like that our final table has been set with the dramatic elimination of Aussie Millions champ David Gorr.We caught the action from the turn on the board of Q♠6♣4♣6♦. Gorr fired 17,000 and Khiem Nguyen made the call to see the action card 8♣ hit ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 5:28 PM

Germany attacks Canberra in quest for ANZPT crown

We started out nearly eleven hours ago with 76 hopefuls entering the Casino Canberra poker room in their quest for ANZPT glory. We had previous ANZPT champions, Australian poker legends and several young guns in contention. But after a day full of psychological warfare, we are left with just fifte...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 6:39 AM

ANZPT Canberra Day 2: Levels 15 & 16 (blinds 2,500-5,000, ante 500)

10:30pm: We're in the money as Moussa bubbles to end the dayThe bubble has burst on George Moussa to leave us with fifteen very happy players. Of course Moussa wasn't so thrilled especially considering his elimination hand.Moussa opened from the cutoff to 11,000 before Tristan Bain shipped it all ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 4:01 AM

ANZPT Canberra Day 2: Levels 13 & 14 (blinds 1,500-3,000, ante 300)

8:45pm: Ten-minute break8:25pm: Edwards survives four barrels from GrahamJarred Graham had been running over his table but he just hit a roadblock in the form of Luke Edwards. It started with Graham min-raising to 6,000 and Edwards calling on the button. Brett Chalhoub came along in the big blind ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 12, 2011 1:52 AM

ANZPT Canberra Day 2: Levels 11 & 12 (blinds 1,000-2,000, ante 200)

5:45pm: One-hour dinner breakJust like back home, it's 5:45pm so it must be time for dinner! We'll be taking a one-hour break before returning to battle it all the way down to our final fifteen.Heading into the dinner break it appears that Jarred Graham has snatched the chip advantage over our fina...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 11, 2011 10:48 PM

ANZPT Canberra Day 2: Level 8 - 10 (blinds 600-1,200, ante 100)

3:35pm: Ten-minute break3:20pm: Rennie rolls onAfter being crippled in the early levels of the tournament on Day 1, Rennie Carnevale has shown great patience to find the double ups required to get himself back into contention.The latest double up was at the expense of Billy Jordanou. We're not sure...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on June 11, 2011 6:22 PM
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