The Weekly Review: Online Review, Greenwood Victory, Bicknell In-Depth
A major live poker tournament has returned to the fold with partypoker MILLIONS Grand Final Barcelona and Sam Greenwood has won another high roller. PokerNews also got a chance to sit down with Kristen Bicknell after all of her recent success. As always, we also recap the top scores from the online Sunday grind.
Here is your Weekly Review for April 8 to 14, 2018:
Sam Greenwood Makes Remarkable Comeback For $50K Title
Sam Greenwood has continued his great start to the year with adding another high roller title to his name. The $50K Super High Roller event had 57 runners all looking for a first-place prize of €1,000,000. Greenwood brought the shortest stack into the final table with just over one big blind. He climbed up the leaderboard and, in the end, found himself heads up with Sergio Aido. Greenwood managed to eliminate Aido to capture the title and the €1,000,000 first-place prize.
For the full story please click on the link below:
Canadian Bicknell Gaining Respect Within the High Roller Community
Canadian Kristin Bicknell is making a name for herself as not only the best female poker player in the world, but one of the best poker players in the world. She has quietly racked up four cashes at the 2017 WSOPE, five cashes at the 2018 Aussie Millions, a 10th-place finish at the Latin American Poker Championship main event, a victory in a $5,300 side event at the WPT Five Diamond event. Bicknell then added a ~$280,000 pay day in a high roller event victory in Macau.
Accolades and recent tournament success aside, the article digs discusses Bicknell’s thoughts about being a women in poker and travelling and playing poker around the world with new beau Alex Foxen.
Please click on the article below to read more on Canadian Kristin Bicknell:
”Dewsun69” Collects Biggest Score of the Day
For the second straight week, the top score for a Canadian in the Sunday online poker grind came on partypoker. “DewSun69” managed to navigate through the $530 buy-in field to collect $19,768 for the victory, along with $24,000 in bounties for a total of almost $45,000.
Alex “dynoalot” Difelice found himself on the Canadian Sunday briefing again by winning the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $36,574.84.
Over on 888poker, Jon “chut_up” Van Fleet had a final table appearance in the $1,050 buy-in tournament that has a $100,000 guarantee. He managed a fourth-place finish though, collecting $10,500 en route to another Canadian taking the victory, “pafritas1” who pocketed $32,500 for the victory.
For the full breakdown of how Canadians fared, click the article linked below.