Mike “Timex” McDonald

Lets You In On His $100k SHR Action

Timex keeps on ticking in the Super High Rollers.

This kid turned into one of the best poker players on the planet.

Lots of poker players sell off pieces to big tournaments – that’s not news. When it’s our pal, The Justin Bieber of Poker, Mike “Timex” McDonald and he’s selling off pieces to the European Poker Tour Monte Carlo $100k Super High Roller think that’s worth your time to check out.

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Read: High Stakes – The Big Business of Backing

Soooo…if you are cool with an exchange rate of 1.38130 and purchasing 1% at $1500, preferably in 2% chunks, then you might the opportunity for a big time sweat.

Poker has been going great lately- I’ve final tabled my last 6 super high rollers, 2nd in PCA and in the last month recorded my biggest score on Stars for winning the Sunday 109r, and my biggest score on FTP for chopping the FTOPS ME.

Sick brag Mike, but seriously…that is sick. Hey reader, you decide to buy-in and he makes you a ton of money don’t forget who hooked you up. We like Chipotle and Diet Coke and can be bought.

Also Read: Mike 'Timex’ McDonald Sells Pieces To $100k, Gives Investors Hope
and…Bank of Timex Charges For Interest

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Full Tilt Poker –

Kill Dead Seconds Fast With Rush Poker App

Mobile gaming from the ground up from FTP

Check out the new promotional video for Full Tilt Poker's Rush Poker App for Android. All the fast-fold fun of Rush Poker, on your mobile devise —for free.

Log-in with your existing account or create a new one and then you can hit the ground running, able to play hands anywhere you have your mobile phone (and a connection we assume).

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Looking for the real money version? The promo video is almost identical:

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published 2 hours, 46 minutes agopermalink

Sorel Mizzi –

Bad Luck Birthday Boy

Distracted play at Sanremo finds Mizzi ready to “pop some bottles.”

“I’m a realist…”

Happy Birthday to professional poker’s lightning rod Sorel Mizzi who is spending his big day playing in the Main Event at EPT Sanremo. While he planned on being at the tables all day, he’s quickly spewed off much of his 95k starting stack and is now facing the prospect of spending his birthday in 'da club as opposed to at 'da poker table.

He takes a moment to talk with new PokerNews hostess Jennifer Robles about how while he’s down he’s not out and that even though “everything went to ****” he still plans on having a happy birthday after all.

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published 5 hours, 44 minutes agopermalink

Borgata 2014 Spring Open Championship:

199 Return For Day 2 To Battle For Over $250k

Stars arrive and the chips begin to fly.

The Borgata Poker Room awaits the rush of action.

Nearly 300 runners showed up for Day 1b of the Borgata Spring Open $2700 buy-in Championship, pushing the prize pool just past the $1 Million Guarantee and ensuring that the top prize is worth more than $250,000.

According to the PokerNews Live updates team it was Ohio native Alan Wentz who bested WPT Champion Anthony Zinno in a massive pot to carry the overnight chip lead and with his stack being taller than that of Day 1a’s chip leader, Paul Volpe, Wentz leads the combined field of 199 players into Day 2.

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With the BSO being one of the East Coast’s premiere events and the lead in to the World Poker Tour's first ever East Coast Championship event, a slew of elite players flocked to the Borgata to take part. Former November Niner Matt Giannetti sits with a top ten stack with Team Ivey Pro Mike Leah sitting just outside the top 10. Rappin’ Brett Richey, Brian Lemke and 2-time WPT Champion Andy Frankenberger are all within striking distance of having a massive stack as well.

Other notable names returning to slug it out are Amnon Filippi, Mike Linster, Matt Affleck, Chris Tryba, Luke Vrabel, party poker’s Scott Baumstein and former Lock Poker pro Melanie Weisner.

Not everyone survived the onslaught though as Allen “Chainsaw” Kessler, the WPT’s own Tony “Bond18” Dunst, WPT Champion Anthony Zinno and storied actor James Woods all have a little extra time on their hands having hit the rail.

Day 2 action heats up at the Borgata today at 12:00 noon EST for another 8 levels all which can be followed over on the PokerNews Live Updates page.

New Jersey residents still looking to get in on the action at the Borgata can satellite their way in over at BorgataPoker.com!!

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published 7 hours, 27 minutes agopermalink