See what a day in the life of Bill Perkins is like

We round-up some stories you may have missed including a good deed at the tables and all the Platinum Pass winners so far.

A day in the life of Perkins

While the media often portrays poker players as Playboy-esque high rollers, when you understand the reality of things like staking you know that is rarely the case. 

One exception is Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Perkins, who is also one of the great ambassadors for the game. In this video for UNILAD he let reporter Joe Watts sample a day in his life at the PCA:

A good deed at the USPO

They may not all be playboys but poker players can be kind. This week the US Poker Open is taking place and one unlucky player needed emergency treatment soon after buying in.

The poker players voted and decided to make sure that player got his money back, so there will have been one less stress in his life this week:

The Platinum Pass winners so far

PokerStars will be awarding over 300 $30,000 Platinum Passes this year for their PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship and they have already awarded 30 of them. 

Here are all the lucky winners so far, and how they won their packages:

Player How they won
Azamat Babamuhametov Monthly Sunday Cashers Shootout winner
Andrea Benelli Italian Poker Open winner
Anton Botov PokerStars Collectibles Shootout
Giuseppe Caridi London Festival National winner
Siyou Cao Macau Poker Cup Baby Dragon Winner
Mikhail Elantsev Monthly All-In Shootout winner
Philip Eliot Winter Series $2,100 Main Event Winner
Fintan Gavin Irish Megastack Ulster winner
Thai Ha PCA Day 2 Draw winner
Bas Haamers Winter Series Medium winner
Steven-John Jost PCA In The Money draw winner
Kelvin Kerber BSOP Sao Paulo Player of the Series
Oleksandr Khadzhy-Ivan PokerStars Collectibles Shootout
Eisuke Kobayashi ACOP Platinum Series winner
Maria Konnikova PCA National Winner
Maria Lampropulos PCA Main Event Winner
Tiago Magalhães BSOP Sao Paulo Main Event winner
Mihai Manole Prague Bubble
Adrian Nica Winter Series Micro winner
Simeon Dimitrov Panov Anniversary Casher Freeroll winner
David Pereira Winter Series Low winner
David Peters PCA Wild Card winner
Harry Rafikovich Stars Rewards Players Championship Giveaway
Andrejz Tomasz Siemieniak Prague Bubble
Roman Soroka PokerStars qualifier All-In Shootout winner
Kalidou Sow London Festival Main Event winner
Anton Sulimka Anniversary Casher Freeroll winner
Mikolaj Syp Live stream winner
Dragos Trofimov London Festival High Roller winner
Maksim Zakharchenko Winter Series All-In Shootout winner

Do you agree with the player decision in the US Poker Championship? Let us know in the comments:

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  • JBAD1992


    Yes I agree
  • arvis77


    I want to be a poker pro too , just like it , now its hobby learning a little , but want to be in live tournament and win big and champion trophy to have in home , that will be amazing i very want it