Ivey is God, reveals Caesars Cup TeamAs the build up for the new Bet Raise Fold documentary increases, a new outtake from the movie has been revealed, where the experts discuss why Phil Ivey 'is God':
Ivey has also revealed his picks for the Caesars Cup, which takes place next week during the WSOP APAC. The formidable lineup of Daniel Negreanu, Greg Merson, Phil Hellmuth and Antonio Esfandiari.
WPT Barcelona Day 1AWith all the bracelet fever taking place in Australia you would be forgiven for not knowing there were other tournaments taking place. One such notable event is the €3,500 WPT Barcelona Main Event, which started yesterday.
106 players bought in for Day 1A yesterday, with 59 making it to Day 2. Among the notable survivors we have Kevin MacPhee, Marcin Wydrowski, Toby Lewis, Bryn Kenney, Steve O'Dwyer and Daniel 'junglemandan' Cates.
Day 1B is already underway, stay tuned to the Daily Rewind for more updates.
The Magician has made itYou know you've made it when a huge billboard with your image is hanging high in Times Square. One Drop champion and poker's current hottest property Antonio Esfandiari proved he is one of the most famous players on the planet right now with this shot from the heart of New York:
High Stakes CornerThe WSOP APAC is not the only focus on the Crown Casino right now with the media, there is also the small matter of a businessman who has lost £1 billion there, including AUD $164 million in five hours.
According to the Daily Mail, real-estate tycoon Harry Kakavas is taking the Crown Casino to court in an attempt to get some of his money back. He claims the casino knew he had a serious gambling problem, but they lured him back to their high roller tables anyway.
Kakavas is said to have played for up to $300,000 a hand at baccarat and has even served jail time for stealing $286,000 from friends to feed his habit.