Professional poker player Angel Guillen's from Mexico, a country where poker hasn't had the boom we've seen in places like Brasil. Guillen explains to us what needs to happen in order for poker to really become the huge game it is in so many other countries.
The 100th EPT deserved a memorable bubble and EPT Barcelona somehow managed to deliver it; an almost never-ending bubble, which even now it hasn’t finished. It featured six all-ins, The Mob, a guitar, a tournament ticket, and a creative solution to a problem that nobody ever thought existed, as the PokerStars Blog reports.
It was checked to Martin Finger on a flop of and a bet from him of 14,000 took the pot. He indicated that he had it and mentioned folding a previous hand where he had top pair. His neighbour said it must be nice and Finger did not demur.
Finger opened the next hand for 11,000 and called a 58,000 shove from Knut Hatle. Finger had and Knut needed to hit with . Finger asked jokingly if Knut wanted to take his bet back and chop it up but Knut said he was happy to bust as he wanted to watch Barcelona play football.
The board ran out . The football would have to wait for Knut as for once the Finger magic deserted him.
Slaven Popov has doubled his stack after getting all in on a flop with against Andrea Dato's . The turn gave Dato a few more outs, he'd now win with an ace or chop with a seven but the on the river sent the pot to Popov.