Danzer claims POTY title, Hansen/Blom out of FTP?

  • This week we seen it all. Live event action, a super-intense WSOP Player of The Year race, news and gosssip. What now? Only two weeks remain until WSOP Main Event Final table.

  • Getting ready for WSOP ME FT

    That’s it. WSOP APAC is over, EPT London is over. That means that only two weeks remain until World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table kicks off. Can the short-stackers double up and reach the top? Can Newhouse do the impossible and win the WSOP Main Event?

    Main Event returns on November 10, 2014.

    Sebastian Pauli wins EPT London

    It was so close. There was Benny Spindler. There was Jake Cody. There was even Kevin MacPhee. All of them are previous EPT winners. Close, but not close enough. All these pros fell short of winning EPT twice. Instead, for the second time in Season 11 (there have been only two so far) a German player wins EPT Main Event.

    Last time it was Andre Lettau in Barcelona and now it’s Sebastian Pauli who beat Kevin MacPhee heads-up, took home £499,000 and the title.

    Here's the final EPT London report.

    Player of the Year sweat

    He has done it. George Danzer won the WSOP Player of the Year. But what a huge sweat that was! It maybe even bigger than 2012 POTY that was led by Phil Hellmuth only to see Merson snatch Main Event title along with POTY.

    Until the very last event Brandon Shack Harris had a chance to win. A deep run in the WSOP APAC Main Event and Danzer’s bustout from the High Roller guaranteed Harris POTY title if only he could finish 4th in the High Roller.

    As you know by now, Harris’ luck was out of the town for this one and Danzer became the 2014 Player of The Year. Both did an amazing job this year

    If you want to know more about this intense Player Of The Year race, check out Donnie Peters’ article on Pokernews.

    Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom no more FTP Pros?

    Nosebleed cash games are extremely fun to watch. No wonder that once FTP got back online, their first signings were Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom and Tom Dwan. While Dwan hasn’t been FTP pro for a while now, Hansen and Blom been playing actively and driving traffic to Full Tilt Poker.

    However, recently poker players noticed that Hansen and Blom were both removed from the website and the FTP software lobby. Does that mean we will soon hear another story about pros being let go?

    Currently this is just speculation. There is no comments from both the team pros, Full Tilt Poker or Amaya Gaming. Neither have major poker news sources covered this so it’ still a bit unclear. Some poker players even think they are simply being moved from FTP to PokerStars Team.

    We will get back to you with this story next week.