The Weekly Review: Bracelet Hopefuls, Duhamels 2010 Main Event Win
The Weekly Review is back with a look back at this weeks articles on PokerNews Canada..Mike Patrick looks at which Canadians have the best shot at winning a bracelet this year. In our Flashback Friday article, we look back at Jonathan Duhamel's epic run in the 2010 WSOP Main Event, and a look back at the top Canadian online winners from the previous Sunday.
Here is your Weekly Review for May 12, 2019 to May 18, 2019.
Negreanu Leads Canadian Contingent of Bracelet Hopefuls
PokerNews Canada contributor, Mike Patrick, took a look at which Canadians have the best chance of collecting a World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet this year.
Leading the way is Daniel Negreanu who has stated publicly that he is trying to win the WSOP Player of the Year for the third time.
Mike Leah is also another player who is always a threat to win a bracelet. He is one of the only Canadian pros who pays his taxes as a US Citizen, so he wont be hit with the pesky gambling winnings tax for any money won at the WSOP like most Canadians.
For the full article on who has the best chance to win a bracelet, please click on the link below.
Flashback Friday: Duhamel Wins 2010 Main Event
With the poker boom nearing its end and poker's Black Friday almost a year away, Jonathan Duhamel ended up outlasting a field of 7,319 to become the first Canadian to win the WSOP Main Event. PokerNews Canada takes a look back on how he became the champ, outlasting the likes of Joseph Cheong, Michael Mizrachi, John Racener, and fellow Canadian Matt Jarvis.
For the full article on how Duhamel navigated the 2010 Main Event Final table, please click on the link below:
Matt Staples and Julien Perouse Earn Top Canadian Online Scores
Matt "MattStaples" Staples managed to make a deep run in the fourth scoop event, SCOOP-04-M: Sunday Million SE. The event saw 6,632 entries and Staples fell two spots short of the title, bowing out in third place for $92,812.
Julien "L1veYRdrEamS" Perouse was the only Canadian to final table the high version of the fourth SCOOP Event with a $2,100 buy-in. Perouse was the last player standing, winning the SCOOP title along with $177,085 after a three way chop.
For the full breakdown on how Canadians fared in the weeks biggest online events, please click on the link below.
Glory Series Returns to TonyBet Poker May 20
There will be €63,000 up for grabs in guarantees over 42 events from May 20 to June 2 featuring buy-ins from €5 all the way up to €250.
The Main Event will feature a €250 buy-in and hosting a €10,000 guarantee.
For the full article please click on the link below.