Peter Eastgate Takes Down 2008 hk prize Main Event


After waiting nearly four months to reconvene the final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event, everyone was excited to get the action going.  None could have been more excited than the 22-year-old Peter Eastgate, who broke Phil Hellmuth’s record and is now the youngest main event champion to ever grace the hk prize .  Eastgate walked away with not only the record-holding title, but the WSOP gold bracelet and $9,152,416 in total winnings!

Think back to July and recall that the $10K NL Hold’em tournament began with 6,844 players.  Then it all came down to the infamous November Nine: Ivan Demidov, Peter Eastgate, Kelly Kim, Craig Marquis, Scott Montgomery, Dennis Phillips, David “Chino” Rheem, Ylon Schwartz, and Darus Suharto.

Dennis Phillips, the truck salesman from St. Louis, started the table as chip leader and was able to stick around long enough to see some of the first few eliminations.

First to go was Craig Marqui.  With pocket sevens, Marqui pushed his stack all-in, only to be called by Scott Montgomery who held A-Q.  Flopping a set, Marqui thought his win was in the bag.  That is until Montgomery got runner-runner and sent Marqui home with his straight.

Next to go to the rail was Kelly Kim.  Starting as short stack, Kim wasn’t expected to last very long.  Trying to seize the right opportunity to double up, Kim’s stack became extremely low.  Finally, a break must have come because Kim moved all-in.  Ivan Demidov, Ylon Schwartz, and Darus Suharto all called to see the action.  Lady Luck didn’t play a role in choosing board cards for Kim though.  Defeated, Kim mucked and walked away in eighth place.

David Rheem was next on the list, when his A-K met up against Darus Suharto’s A-Q.  Rheem was devastated, …

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keluar sgp Leaderboards – June Winners and Current Leaders


Welcome to July and the start of a new monthly leaderboard. keluar sgp crowned its June 2008 monthly leaderboard winner just a few days ago, and now we have new standings with new players racing to win the prizes for July. To see what’s at stake, please click here. To see who won it all for June, keep reading!


Since the top 30 on the monthly leaderboards win prizes, here are the top 30 when it was all said and done:


  1. alienface – 4459 pts
  2. alcarmo – 4080 pts
  3. mr_dynomite – 3996 pts
  4. WillyNilly – 3754 pts
  5. robodonkey – 3585 pts
  6. gotzballz – 3490 pts
  7. nymike03 – 3391 pts
  8. TakeEmOut – 3310 pts
  9. Lukasz – 3268 pts
  10. nevertilt22 – 3192 pts
  11. StraightNutz – 3167 pts
  12. TheMicrowave – 3156 pts
  13. Yetti Man – 3139 pts
  14. ParliGod – 3138 pts
  15. kq – 3128 pts
  16. andyvanslyke – 3061 pts
  17. The Nation07 – 3035 pts
  18. CK3 – 2979 pts
  19. AirWesley5 – 2948 pts
  20. Mr__Blonde – 2914 pts
  21. nikopolidis – 2913 pts
  22. Texas Tokem – 2904 pts
  23. OGHowie – 2887 pts
  24. dukedaddie – 2885 pts

25 tweeter – 2874 pts

26 Hiram – 2867 pts

27 RonnDough – 2866 pts

28 whatever877 – 2861 pts

29 digitalballs – 2818 pts

30 cream420 – 2800 pts


Huge congratulations to alienface, who absolutely dominated the monthly leaderboard for June. Out of the 30 days in June, he was in 1st place for 22 of those days – that is amazing! When he took 1st place back on June 14th, that was it; he kept his spot for the rest of the month. I know that last week and the week before I mentioned he had a huge lead, and I also mentioned that it was uncommon for a player to have such a …

Bodog- result hk Leaderboards – Current Leaders May 16th



When we looked at the weekly Bodog leaderboard last Friday,  result hk WillyNilly had a narrow lead over ParliGod of only 32 points. Here were the top three when the week was over:


  1. fitzfitz – 1589 pts
  2. RezinLife – 1577 pts
  3. Dartanian – 1566 pts


ParliGod actually passed WillyNilly the day after I wrote last week’s article, but he couldn’t keep the top spot for long either. fitzfitz took the top spot from ParliGod and he was the guy on top when the week was over. Congratulations to fitzfitz for winning the chance to play a Bodog pro heads-up for $1,000.


Moving on to this week, here is the current weekly top ten:


  1. StraightNutz – 1275 pts
  2. The Maven – 1181 pts
  3. andyvanslyke – 1178 pts
  4. whatever877 – 1007 pts
  5. PhillyGG – 950 pts
  6. Killa_Tyven – 904 pts
  7. dunkin dutchman – 886 pts
  8. fitzfitz – 836 pts
  9. ilovekaren – 829 pts
  10. dukedaddie – 828 pts


StraightNutz is in the lead now, but we all know that a 100 point lead isn’t very safe, particularly with a few days left in the week still. There’s the familiar name of andyvanslyke in third place – he’s been in the top ten of Bodog’s tournament leaderboards very often lately. In fact, over the last 30 days, his name has shown up in the top ten of the weekly board 13 times and the monthly board 22 times. Impressive! fitzfitz is also in the top ten again, sitting in 8th place. Can he make a run for first and win the weekly race two weeks in a row? He’s behind by over 400 points right now so it may seem unlikely, but last week he overcame a 300 point deficit to win first place. Maybe 400 points …




New banning bill in Illinois


More State law aimed at hamstringing Internet gambling is on the radar at present, this time from Illinois.


State Rep. Elizabeth Coulson is leading the charge with a Leach look-alike bill that attempts to eliminate Internet gambling by prohibiting banks and credit card companies from processing wire transfers to Internet casinos. If a bank knowingly processed such transactions, it would be fined $1,000 per offense.


And any credit card debts from Internet gambling transactions would be null and void, meaning the financial institutions wouldn’t have to pay the online casinos, and in turn, the bettor would not have to pay the financial institution.


“Basically, we would say that credit card companies don’t have to pay the Internet debt. So then, guess what, the gambling people aren’t going to want to take cards from Illinois, and then you eliminate the problem,” Coulson says.


The bill is currently awaiting a hearing in the Slot Gacor gaming committee, whose chairman, Rep. Lou Lang said more testimony and information about Internet gambling would be needed before the committee could act. Coulson attempted a similar bill last session, and it passed the House 111-0 but was then stalled in the Senate rules committee.




Both Crypto and Boss technology being deployed


One of the most successful and prestigious UK operators in the industry, William Hill Casino has announced some interesting software changes this week.


The new licensing arrangements are with its incumbent supplier WagerLogic (a wholly owned subsidiary of CryptoLogic Inc. of Canada) and Boss Media of Sweden, both premier gambling software providers.


The casino added the WagerLogic online poker room to its gaming portfolio at the beginning of January this year and has extended …

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Meningkatkan Peluang Layanan Pelanggan Anda

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Gas Station Attendant Wins Big IDN Poker at King Neptune’s


“Those pharaohs are some of the most beautiful things I have ever seen!” says King Neptune’s ( latest progressive jackpot winner, Stephany, describing the winning screen after hitting a $144 765 Treasure Nile progressive jackpot this week.


Stephany, a gas station attendant from Colorado has been a regular player at the casino since June last year. And the happy surprises are not yet over, because the casino is taking her on a luxury, all expenses paid Mystery Weekend for two as an added bonus to show appreciation for her support.


On a date of her choosing, Stephany and her son will jet away to a fabulous mystery location that has been carefully selected by King Neptune’s. They will then spend a long weekend being thoroughly spoiled.


“During this holiday, Stephany and her son will be treated to the very best – the classiest hotel, the finest restaurants and the most exciting entertainment,” Trident E-Group spokesperson Scott Gaines said. “Every minute of the weekend will be carefully planned to ensure that she has the trip of a lifetime.”


Gaines said that the Mystery Weekend is now part of an additional package that King Neptune’s owners, Trident E-Group Casinos have pledged to any player who wins a progressive jackpot of $100,000 or more.


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Too soon to determine smoke ban’s revenue impact

HELENA – Since Helena voters approved the clean indoor air ordinance in June, word on the street has been that business in bars and casinos has suffered greatly. Business was down as much as 60 percent at some casinos, hospitality industry officials told the IR last month.

The state recently released the first tax-collection statistics that cover some of the time the ordinance has been in effect. The smoking ordinance was in effect for only one of the three months included in the most recent figures, which cover April through June of this year. However, other cities enacting bans have shown that any economic impact is greatest immediately after the ordinance passes.

One expert says it’s impossible to draw any conclusions at all for the numbers through June.

“It’s just too early to tell,” said Paul Polzin, director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana. “You need at least one full quarter to know. Maybe they had two heavy months in April and May. There simply isn’t enough data yet.”

Steve Morris, a local restaurateur and president of the Montana Tavern Association, was out of town Tuesday and unavailable for comment.

There are, perhaps not surprisingly, several ways to read the early numbers, but none of them indicate the heavy decreases claimed by local UFABet casino owners. Again, the most recent numbers available include only one month of the ordinance; a clearer picture won’t emerge until October, when the first quarter of fiscal year 2003 (July through September) becomes available.

In Helena, the fourth quarter of this fiscal year (April through June) showed a 6.4 percent increase in gambling taxes collected over the same quarter of 2001. That’s slightly below the 7.3 percent jump from the fourth quarter of 2000 to the fourth quarter …