Gold Coast

Gold Coast shines on Peter Matusik

The chips are packed up, the advertising banners have been pulled down and the dealers are off to the bar to kick up their heels as the 2011 PokerStars.net ANZPT Gold Coast Main Event has officially wrapped up for another year. And what a great event it was! A thrilling week of poker has come to a...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 22, 2011 6:27 AM

ANZPT Gold Coast Final Table: Level 26 (blinds 25,000-50,000, ante 5,000)

Peter Matusik wins ANZPT Gold Coast!A big congratulations to Peter Matusik, winner of the PokerStars.net ANZPT Gold Coast Main Event. Matusik entered this final table as the chip leader, but struggled with a bad run of cards for lengthy periods. He was frustrated, but maintained his composure to ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 22, 2011 1:48 AM

ANZPT Gold Coast Final Table: Levels 24 & 25 (blinds 20,000-40,000, ante 4,0

6:35pm: Ten-minute break6:30pm: Grange finds heartThe short-stacked Anthony Grange has found a double up with a perfect river to the roars of delight from the locals on the rail.Grange was all in preflop with A♥T♥ against the Q♦Q♠ of Kamel Bekhaled, but the 5♥7♥8♣ gave him hope with hi...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 11:31 PM

ANZPT Gold Coast Final Table: Levels 22 & 23 (blinds 12,000-24,000, ante 3,0

4:20pm: Ten-minute break4:10pm: Small one for GrangeAfter some recent eliminations, the players have settled back into their groove with quite a bit of limping and a lot of passive play.We did see one recent all in when Peter Matusik opened to 75,000 and then called the three-bet from Anthony Grange...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 9:23 PM

ANZPT Gold Coast Final Table: Levels 20 & 21 (blinds 8,000-16,000, ante 2,00

2:10pm: Ten-minute break2:00pm: Norah Greer eliminated in 9th placeIt took almost two hours but we finally have our first elimination of the day, and unfortunately for the Gold Coast locals, it's their favourite lady Norah Greer.After getting herself back above water, Greer moved her last 159,000 in...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 6:16 PM

ANZPT Gold Coast Final Table Player Profiles

The PokerStars.net ANZPT Gold Coast produced a field of 245 players for the $2,500 Main Event. After three days of flops, check-raises and bad beats, our field has been reduced to a final table of nine. It's an interesting mix with five locals, a couple of Internationals, a previous ANZPT champion...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 9:15 AM

Chewing Gum Pete chews 'em up on the Gold Coast

After getting spoilt yesterday with a rather short day, we always knew we were going to have to buckle in for the long road ahead in the Jupiters Poker Room today. It was Day 3 of the ANZPT Gold Coast Main event and the objective was simple. Much like a deck of playing cards we had to shuffle our ...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 7:10 AM

ANZPT Gold Coast Day 3: Level 21 (blinds 8,000-16,000, ante 2,000)

Final Table LineupSeat 1: Kamel Bekhaled - 850,000Seat 2: Norah Greer - 84,000Seat 3: Paul Hockin - 674,000Seat 4: Blain Robertson - 267,000Seat 5: Julian Cohen - 460,000Seat 6: Savvas Zenonos - 384,000Seat 7: Leo Boxell - 923,000Seat 8: Peter Matusik - 1,001,000Seat 9: Anthony Grange - 128,0009:55p...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 4:17 AM

ANZPT Gold Coast Day 3: Levels 19 & 20 (blinds 6,000-12,000, ante 1,000)

8:45pm: Twenty-minute breakSome growling stomachs have demanded an extended break, so they've been given a twenty-minute one to grab a quick bite.8:40pm: Matusik chews up GorrSpeaking of nicknames, we've just been told that Peter Matusik likes to be known as "Chewing Gum Pete". He'll be chewing pre...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 21, 2011 1:43 AM

ANZPT Gold Coast Day 3: Levels 17 & 18 (blinds 4,000-8,000, ante 500)

6:30pm: Ten-minute breakWith the stalemate between the final 18 players still yet to be broken, it must be time for a break.6:25pm: Kings collideLeo Boxell and Peter Matusik just went to war preflop but it ended rather anti-climactically as Boxell opened K♥K♠ and Matusik showed the same hand - [...more

by Heath "TassieDevil" Chick on May 20, 2011 11:19 PM
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