The Weekly Review: Major Live Poker Tours and "AZNInFiLtRaT" Runs Deep
With live poker on a bit of a hiatus, we delve into some Spring Championship of Online Poker action in the Sunday Briefing and discuss some of the best live poker tours around.
Here is your Weekly Review for May 13 to 19, 2018:
Breaking Down the Best Live Poker Tours
PokerNews Canada writer Lyle Bateman breaks down the top live poker tours in the industry. Bateman places the World Poker Tour (WPT), PokerStars Live, the newly formed partypoker MILLIONS, and World Series of Poker (WSOP) in a ring and discusses the ins and outs of the four biggest live tours in the industry today.
From the mainstream coverage and brand power of the WPT and WSOP on Fox Sports and ESPN respectively, to the European focused European Poker Tour (EPT) of PokerStars Live, or the newly formed and massive guaranteed tournaments of partypoker MILLIONS, Bateman gives each major tour a fair shot and gives a breakdown of all the good these four tours have to offer.
For the full breakdown, please click on the article linked below.
Canadian Runs Deep in Special SCOOP Edition of Sunday Million
With 888poker’s XL Series, PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, and parrypoker’s Powerfest all in the swing of things, there were lots of online poker results to recap.
The biggest score of last Sunday went to Edmonton’s Colten "AZNInFiLtRaT" Yamagishi who made the final table of the special edition $530 buy-in Sunday Million. Yamagishi’s run came to an end during heads-up play after he fell to “Andre_Hansen” of the Ukraine for second place and $162,480.
Over on partypoker, Troy “good player” Quenneville finished third in the $215 buy-in Powerfest #44-H: $500K Gtd PKO event for $18,878 plus $1,138 in bounties. “arianna374” was the other Canadian to make the final table of the event and finished one spot better than Quenneville for second place and $29,342 plus an additional $5,500 in bounties.
For the full results of this past Sunday’s major online poker results, please click on the link below.