Poker Plex players win 1st and 2nd place in the 2005 Caribbean toto sgp Poker Classic

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The 2005 Caribbean toto sgp Poker Classic runs from November 26th until December 3rdAfter an exciting week, full of special events and tournaments, finally on December 3rd, it was time to proceed on to the final table of the Main Event of the 2005 Caribbean Poker Classic.

 

Poker Plex is proud to announce that two of its players came 1st and 2nd in the Main Event, winning $347,880 and $217,400 respectively!

 

Here it is worth mentioning that Bjorn Arild Wiik knocked out his opponent just 10 minutes into the heads up!

 

The final table ended like this:

 

  1. Bjorn Arild Wiik $347,880
  2. Stuart Gunn $217,400
  3. Jeff Sharpe $126,000
  4. Todd Witteles $87,000
  5. Henric Olander $65,200
  6. Dave Colclough $52,500

 

These are exciting news for the Poker Plex Team, and we can only hope that this is just the beginning of more great things to come.

 

Poker Plex has an impressive line up of tournaments in the following months, with huge payouts, not to mention amazing prizes in its December competitions.

 

We would like to congratulate all those participating in the 2005 Caribbean Poker Classic, and extend our thanks and best wishes to everyone that made this a memorable event for team Poker Plex.

 

See you all next year!

 

RISING STARS

 

Steve Paul Ambrose, only 22 years old, scooped a grand prize of $1.3 million in a tournament at the Atlantis Casino Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.

 

After beating a pool of over 700 players Steve has also won a much coveted $25,000 seat at the World Poker Tour’s championship event in April in Las Vegas.

 

“It was colossal,” Mr. Gearge Ambrose, Steve’s brother, said in a phone interview. “I’m just totally excited and blown away.”

Steve played a good game considering he has played online poker for about 2 years but has rarely come face to face with opponents.

Steve has said that to practise reading tells he played with his uncles over Christmas.

 

Poker coming soon to a mobile near you

 

An affiliate of Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. has teamed up with Glu Mobile to begin development and subsequent publishing of games, graphics, ring tones and other applications all based on the infamous World Series of Poker.

 

Based in San Mateo, California, Glu will be the exclusive publisher and are expecting development to begin this year.

 

Greg Ballard, president and chief executive of Glu Mobile, said in a recent statement “The ever-increasing popularity of poker and the emerging consumer excitement of multiplayer mobile games combine to make this a timely and powerful alliance.”

 

With players usually winning $1 million on their way to the final table, the WSOP is Harrah’s premiere poker event. The next WSOP, to be televised on ESPN, is scheduled for this summer at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.