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by CP The Inside Straight Authors |  Published: Jun 01, 2007

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CardPlayer.com Launches New Online Poker Section
New Section Includes an Online Player of the Year Contest, Detailed Room Reviews With User Ratings, Video Content, and More
By Shawn Patrick Green


CardPlayer.com is gearing up to launch a massive new section, and online poker players are finally going to get the attention they deserve from the world's leading poker authority.

The new section is going to be tailored specifically to online poker enthusiasts, whether they be online poker neophytes, experienced players, or those simply interested in the industry. Readers will have access to player rankings, poker room reviews (by both the Card Player staff and fellow users), online-specific strategy articles and poker news, exclusive multimedia content, and tournament listings.
Here's what to look for in the new online poker section of CardPlayer.com:

• Online Player of the Year - Similar to the traditional Card Player Player of the Year race, the Card Player Online Player of the Year (OPOY) pits Internet players against each other to finish deep in the biggest tournaments on the biggest poker sites and earn points toward their leader-board standings.

• Online player results and profiles - Individual player profiles and results from the biggest names in Internet poker to the relative unknowns.

• Tournament results - An easily sortable and filterable listing of results from online poker's biggest tournaments.

• Online poker room reviews - Detailed and objective room reviews are available on the major poker sites, with new rooms being reviewed on a regular basis.

• User ratings - For those who want to know what thousands of their fellow players think of a particular site and all of its individual features - or want to make their own thoughts known - the new section offers user ratings. Ten different aspects of each site are available to rate and view, and these ratings are combined to calculate an average score for every poker room.

• Strategy and getting-started articles -
Whether you're here to get started in online poker or to hone your skills, the new section will offer free guides and columns from top online players to suit your needs. New articles will be available on a regular basis.

• Tournament listings - Rather than opening up each individual poker site's software clients and browsing their tournament listings on a one-by-one basis, users can visit the new online poker section and view them all at once, filter the listings any way they see it, and dive right in.



Poker Movie Lucky You Hits Theaters First Weekend of May
Producers Promise Authenticity
By Bob Pajich


The poker movie Lucky You, starring Eric Bana, Robert Duvall, and Drew Barrymore, opens nationally on May 4.

With both the writer and director of Lucky You formerly nominated for an Oscar, sets that include Bellagio's poker room and Benny's Bullpen at Binion's, and an all-star lineup of poker superstars, it's a movie that promises poker authenticity as well as a good love story.

Set in 2003, Bana plays tough poker sharp Huck Cheever, who lives the untamed life of a professional poker player. Duvall plays the part of his father, L.C. Cheever, who left Huck and his mother long ago. The two cross paths during the 2003 World Series of Poker, where L.C. already has two bracelets.
"Like Huck, Eric Bana is a blaster; he came at his part full out," said director Curtis Hanson. "During the rehearsal period, he not only worked on his scenes, but immersed himself in learning the game of poker. He is a true chameleon."

Barrymore plays Billie Offer, Bana's love interest, and when the two characters meet, their lives change forever.

Serious poker fans will be most interested in the film's portrayal of the WSOP main event and the "Big Game" that still goes on at Bellagio. The producers of the movie made sure they got some of the most respected poker players to both act in the movie and be consultants, to ensure that eagle-eyed poker fans come away from the film impressed.

Players who actually play in the Big Game - Daniel Negreanu, Sam Farha, Ted Forrest, Barry Greenstein, and others - play themselves in the movie. Other players, like John Hennigan, actually act. Hennigan, for example, plays a rival of Bana's, and they clash during the WSOP.

The producers hired Doyle Brunson, Matt Savage, and Jason Lester, who made the final table of the 2003 WSOP main event, as consultants, to make sure that all of the poker details in the film were right. The list of poker players in this film is astounding, and includes Johnny Chan, Hoyt Corkins, Antonio Esfandiari, Chris Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Chau Giang, Dan Harrington, Karina Jett, John Juanda, Mike Matusow, Erick Lindgren, and many others.

The moviemakers got lucky themselves while filming. When they heard that Bellagio planned on remodeling its poker room, producers secured the fixtures of the old room, packed them up, and moved them to California. Everything from the light fixtures to the wall paneling was retained and reassembled on a soundstage, where the scenes of the Big Game were filmed.

Filmmakers also re-created Benny's Bullpen on a soundstage, which is where the WSOP main-event final table was played for the last time in 2003, the year that poker changed forever when Chris Moneymaker won the real championship - something that probably doesn't happen in the movie.

Go to luckyyoumovie.com for more information and to view a trailer of the film.


Levels of World Series of Poker Blinds Changed
Double the Starting Chips Equals Double the Blinds
By Bob Pajich


Players in all of the World Series of Poker events this year will start with double the amount of chips, but the levels of the blinds will also change.

The change affects all 55 events, including the $10,000 main event and the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. championship event. Players will start with $20,000 in chips in the main event and $100,000 in the H.O.R.S.E. event, and $3,000 in chips in the $1,500 buy-in events, $4,000 in chips in the $2,000 buy-in events, and so on.

Main Event
Blinds for the main event will start at $50-$100 and will change every 120 minutes. Last year, the blinds ran for the same amount of time, but started at $25-$50. There are several changes to the levels of the blinds throughout the day, but for the most part, the blinds simply double every two hours, just as they did last year.

In this year's main event, there won't be a $150-$300 or $250-$500 level. Instead, the blinds will jump from $100-$200 to $200-$400, and run for two 120-minute periods, the second with a $50 ante.

At the beginning of the second day, the blinds will be $500-$1,000 with a $100 ante. Last year, they were $250-$500 with a $50 ante.

In the later rounds, the $50,000-$100,000 level was cut. Instead, the blinds will jump to the $60,000-$120,000 level (level 27). By the time players reach level 41, the antes will be very high. They will go from $400,000 to two levels of $500,000, and then to $1 million (with blinds of $3 million-$6 million).

H.O.R.S.E.
The players in the H.O.R.S.E. $50,000 championship event will start with $100,000 in chips, but the blinds, antes, and betting limits are much more aggressive in the early rounds than they were last year.

For example, in the first level - hold'em - the blinds are $300-$600 and the limit is $600-$1,200. Last year's first level started at $100-$200 blinds and $200-$400 limit.

In razz, stud, and stud eight-or-better, the antes and bring-in are $200 each, and the completion is $800. Last year, those amounts were $100 for the antes and the bring-in, and $300 to complete.

The 2007 levels slow down at around level 13, and by level 21, the structure slows more than last year to give players who made it this far a slightly better chance to maneuver.

For example, this year at level 40, the betting limit is $15,000-$30,000, the blinds are $9,000-$18,000, the antes are $3,000, the bring-in is $5,000, and the completion bet is $15,000. Last year, the numbers were: limit, $30,000-$60,000; blinds, $20,000-$40,000; antes, $5,000; bring-in $10,000; completion, $30,000.

The game changes every 30 minutes, and limits increase every hour during flop games and every 90 minutes during stud games.

Other Events
Players will get more play in the seven-card stud events. For example, in the $2,000 buy-in stud event, players start with $4,000 in chips, antes start at $5, the low-card bring-in is $10, the completion bet is $25, and the limit is $25-$50. The $3,000 buy-in stud eight-or-better event follows the same structure.

The razz events also follow this structure, with some minor changes (slightly lower completion bets). Structure levels for these events run for 60 minutes up until the final table, then change to 90 minutes.

The blinds in the limit hold'em events will start at $25-$50 with a limit of $50-$100. The limits pretty much follow the same structure as last year (doubling every level), and the levels run for 60 minutes.

In the pot-limit and no-limit events, including the $5,000 pot-limit championship and the Omaha events, the blinds will start at $25-$50, and the structure levels will run for 60 minutes.



WTO Again Rules Against U.S.
Panel Says U.S. is Violating Rules by Pursuing Online Gaming Sites
By Bob Pajich


The World Trade Organization has again sided with Antigua in a dispute between it and the United States concerning online gambling.

The WTO panel has rejected the U.S. appeal of a decision it made in April of 2005 that said Antigua was right in claiming the U.S. violates WTO rules by working to prohibit its residents to play on online sites outside U.S. borders. The panel said the U.S. is violating the WTO's general trade agreement because it allows remote gambling, particularly betting on horse races, to take place within its borders.

Tiny Antigua, which now derives most of its income by housing online gambling books, made the initial filing because the U.S. began to charge and issue warrants for the arrests of operators of the online gambling firms located there.
In the appeal, the U.S. asked the panel to throw out the initial conclusion that the U.S. wasn't in compliance with WTO rules. The panel refused.

The report also noted that the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), which was passed long after Antigua's initial complaint, has the same loopholes that exist in the laws that were on the books when Antigua first filed. These loopholes are the main reasons that the panel ruled the U.S. is violating trade laws, because it allows certain types of online gambling transactions to take place within its borders but actively tries to stop the same services from being offered by companies located outside the U.S.

It's unclear how this will change the current online gambling climate in the U.S. By WTO rules, Antigua will be able to place sanctions against the U.S., but that will have little effect on the U.S. because of Antigua's size and lack of exports.

This ruling will come into play if and when a larger, more powerful country, like the United Kingdom, decides to challenge U.S. law on this issue. Later this year, the UK will allow online companies to be based there, and depending on how much officials in the UK want to pursue U.S. customers, the UK may ask the WTO to intervene to allow free trade of online gambling.



Player of the Year

J.C. Tran is Burning Up the Poker Trail
The way J.C. Tran is playing, Card Player readers should get used to reading about him in these pages. Simply put, he is on fire. With the year barely a quarter gone, Tran has won more than $2 million. He has made three final tables, all of them in World Poker Tour events, and that accomplishment is enough for him to again take the lead in the Player of the Year race.
Tran took the points lead by winning the WPT World Poker Challenge in Reno. He now has 3,504 points.

Consistency is really the key measure of greatness, and it's something that Tran has seemed to master. One glance at his tournament results on CardPlayer.com makes the mind boggle. Last year, he made 10 final tables, won more than $1.1 million playing tournament poker, and wound up third on the Player of the Year leader board. He also won the World Championship of Online Poker event at PokerStars.

Since October of 2006, Tran has cashed eight times, all final-table finishes, and won two medium buy-in events. Since October, he's cashed in poker tournaments in every month except January.

Michael Mizrachi, the man who won last year's Player of the Year award, might want to invest in a pair of asbestos-laced gloves so that he doesn't get burned while shaking his friend Tran's hand in congratulations. Players who don't know Tran might want to buy a fire extinguisher, because no one has yet found a way to stop him from burning up the poker world.

Look Out!
David Pham is one of the toughest players ever to slip on a pair of sunglasses, and he truly is one good run of cards away from capturing his first major title of 2007. Just look at how well he's doing in 2007: So far, he's had seven cashes for $345,625. They include a third-place finish in the WPT World Poker Challenge and two victories in the Winnin' o' the Green poker series at The Bicycle Casino (no-limit hold'em events with $1,000 and $500 buy-ins). His seven cashes include five final-table appearances.

Pham sits third in the Player of the Year standings with 2,010 points, 1,494 points behind leader J.C. Tran. But to show how perilous a spot in this year's top 10 is, the 11th-place competitor is only 410 points behind Pham. That's how tight the race is. But if Pham keeps winning, he may end the year looking down on everyone else.

Maybe it's because there are so many tournaments out there, or maybe it's because there are so many good players playing in them, but the Player of the Year race is as tight as it ever has been.


Even though J.C. Tran has 3,504 points, one victory in a major event will put just about anyone in the top 10 right on his heels. Anyone in the top 30 will throw himself into the top 10 with a top-three finish in a major event. There are simply too many players with hundreds of points to even begin to think about predicting who will win this thing.

Here are some point totals as an example: Andrew Black has 960 (tied for 44th place). David Ulliott has 1,140 (36th place). Daniel Negreanu has 1,160 (35th place). Chau Giang has 876 (63rd place). With so many months of tournament poker to play, none of these players - or the ones surrounding them - are out of it. Every week, the POY leader board seems to change. It's been a fun year so far, and it looks to continue.



Good No-Limit Hold'em Cash-Game Strategy Starts Preflop
Selectively Aggressive Preflop Play is the Key
By Taylor Caby


Many players model their game after pros on TV. Most of these pros are typically tournament players who have adopted a very loose style of play preflop in order to try to outplay their opponents post-flop. The pros' rationale is that many of their opponents will be inexperienced players who give away the strength of their hand post-flop by their betting patterns or physical tells. This works very well in a tournament environment, because the other players are generally afraid of going broke with stack sizes small enough that going broke on any hand is a very real possibility.

However, the majority of play in casinos and online is cash games. When playing cash games, players generally have deeper stacks and don't feel the pressure of rising blinds. Typically, these players are stronger and more aggressive, and simply calling preflop with speculative hands and trying to outplay them later is very difficult. The adjustment that must be made in your game is to be selectively aggressive preflop.

When you are playing deep-stack poker (players are holding 100 big blinds or more) against solid players, you need to do more than just wait to flop a big hand or wait for another player to show weakness. You need to show aggression in order to succeed. Instead of just trying to see flops with hands like the 8 7, 5-5, and the J 10, you should consider putting in a raise or reraise with these hands.

This accomplishes several things. First, you give yourself a chance to drive out players who raise or call with weak hands. Next, you have shown aggression, which gives you a chance to make a bet on the flop and take down the pot, because when you reraise, opponents figure that you have a premium hand and will be very likely to fold post-flop unless they have a nice hand themselves.

When you simply call a raise preflop with the same hand, they won't respect your post-flop raises nearly as much, so it will be much more difficult to bluff on the flop. There's also the chance that you'll actually catch a nice flop. The important thing to remember is that there are more ways to win the pot than simply calling a raise with these hands.

Let's say that you hold the 7 6 and are in late position in a $1-$2 no-limit hold'em cash game with $250-plus stacks. A loose player raises to $8 from middle position and another very loose player calls. You decide to call the bet, hoping to hit a big flop. The flop comes K 10 2. The first player leads out, the very loose player folds, and it is your turn to act. You could make a raise here if you suspect the player is weak, but this is going to get you into a tricky situation with almost no outs if you are called. Your best play is probably just to fold.

Now let's play the hand more aggressively. Instead of calling the raise preflop, you decide to reraise to $35, a sizeable raise that makes people think you like your hand. If you don't take down the pot right there, at least one player will probably fold his hand. Let's say that you get called by the original raiser and the player in the middle folds. The same K 10 2 flop comes down, the player checks to you, and you bet $60 into the $75 pot. The player sighs, shows pocket eights, and folds, not having improved his hand.

It's plain to see that you should take every reasonable chance you get to show aggression when you are playing no-limit hold'em, because it gives you more ways to win the pot. But make sure that you don't overdo it, because players will eventually stop giving you credit for having big hands and will be less likely to fold against your raises. As soon as players start to adjust to you, you should revert back to playing mostly premium hands aggressively, which will ensure that you get paid off when you make a hand.

Taylor Caby, also known as "Green Plastic," is a 23-year-old professional poker player who recently graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in finance. His freshman year, he deposited $35 onto UltimateBet and ran it up to a six-figure bankroll. Caby plans to use poker to pursue multiple business ventures.


Card Player Digital

CardPlayer.com recently unveiled Card Player TV, an innovative multimedia suite that provides poker fans with daily programming. Channels include daily news, strategy lessons from and biographies of top poker professionals, live tournament coverage, online poker news, legislative updates, and much more. Visit www.CardPlayer.com/tv for all of the available videos.

Recently, Phil Hellmuth stopped by the Card Player offices to film a few pieces for Card Player TV. His video can be found under the "strategy" link on the page.

Here are the top five videos viewed by CardPlayer.com readers:

Live Updates
Card Player's tournament team will be at the following events. Also, a large archive of tournament updates is available, just in case you want to see how J.C. Tran (or anyone else) won his events this year. The link is www.CardPlayer.com/tournaments.
WPT Mandalay Bay Poker Championship - $10,300 championship event, May 29-June 2
World Series of Poker - June 1-July 17, most events; please check the site for the schedule

Digital Desserts
Visit the Card Player store for all of your poker needs; this month, there are two items on sale. A sexy black Card Player women's tank top is $7.99 (originally $15.99).

Also, Barry Shulman's set of two hold'em strategy books (limit and no-limit) is going for $19.95. Visit pokerstore.CardPlayer.com to browse.

Poll
Games are much harder to beat now that everyone has been watching poker on TV.
36 percent agree
64 percent don't agree



Mohamad Kowssarie
Online Terror
By Craig Tapscott

One of the most talked about high-stakes clashes last year was between Johnny (bad_ip) Lodden and Fast_Freddie. The heads-up action had been fast and furious; rebuys littered the table from both players, and then lightning struck. Fast_Freddie raked in a $465,000 pot, the largest online pot up to that point, lighting up poker forums worldwide. Who the hell was Fast_Freddie?

It was a mystery. Could it be high roller Freddy Deeb? Perhaps this answer was too simple to be true. A report posted that Deeb was playing live when this pot went down. E-mail flew, forums buzzed, as months of speculation led nowhere.

Eventually, Sweden's Mohamad Kowssarie was revealed to be Lodden's fast-talking opponent. The secret was out. As "The Terrorist," Kowssarie, 24, had struck fear, talked trash, and raked pots in high-stakes cash games under many aliases; online domination and mastering a game he loved was his only goal. Last year's Scandinavian Poker Awards nominated Kowssarie as one of the best Swedish online players, affirming that the $465,000 pot had been no shot in the dark.

Card Player recently caught up with the reclusive Kowssarie to shed some light on his poker background, intuitive style, and the infamous $465,000 pot.

Craig Tapscott: When were you first introduced to poker?

Mohamad Kowssarie: My family played poker since I was very young. I learned the rules at the age of 8. I mastered heads-up play at around 17 or 18. I played every day with a good friend. We would sit and analyze the aspects and variations of aggression and defensive plays in poker.

CT: What stakes did you begin with?

MK: I multitabled $1-$2 no-limit hold'em and $2-$4, and mixed it up with some live limit ring tables and moved up very quickly.

CT: What drove you to continue to improve your game?

MK: The money, of course, but when you have the money, you just want to be the best. That's what's keeping me on right now.

CT: How would you describe your style of play?

MK: I can adjust my game style to my opponent. I believe that's the only way to play.

CT: Can you share how a player learns to put opponents on hands?

MK: A lot of it is a feeling, but I guess most signs are weird checks, weird minimum bets, and huge overbets. The whole betting pattern should be looked at something like chess style, analyze it down in a very quick time, like a puzzle that has some pieces missing. But at the same time, if you do this wrong and don't look at all aspects, you can end up a huge failure. The result would be a huge donkey call or a very bad fold. Your analysis must make sense, just like a chess-piece sacrifice.

CT: Can you share your thoughts during the famous hand with bad_ip?

MK: One of Norway's most talented heads-up players, Johnny Lodden, is known for being ultra-aggressive, but also for making very strong calls.

Before this, I had played bad_ip twice before; still, playing these stakes can be scary. I was in for a lot of the money in this pot, making several rebuys, as was he. He raised me $1,600. Having a good starting hand of A-J, I reraised him $4,000. He made the call.

The flop came A A 7. I bet out $8,000, a typical pot bet, and he minimum-raised me to $16,000. I got the impression that he also might have an ace, so I reraised to $32,000. This would let me see how strong he really was. He called, and the turn was the 5.

Here is where I believe psychology began to apply. I thought I was strong from the many heads-up hands I've played. Every time I play a huge pot and believe I'm ahead, I take advantage of it the best I can. He could really have anything. I bet the turn for $74,000.

When I made that bet, I was ready to dive in with the rest of the money. Obviously, beyond this point of my decision, nothing more can be done. He raised me another $110,000 and I made the call.

You can't imagine how your heart beats in a pot like this. The river, the K, was not something I wanted to see. I won the pot with trip aces. Still today I've heard many stories about different hands that Johnny must have had. About a week later, Johnny beat me for just over $200,000 in another heads-up session, but that seems to have gone unnoticed. (Mohamad laughed.)

CT:
Incredible hand. What advice do you offer players climbing the stakes?

MK: Play your level and give it time.



Card Player's Online Player of the Year Race Kicks Off
By Shawn Patrick Green


Card Player
recently kicked off its Online Player of the Year (OPOY) race, and top online pros are already starting to fill out the top-10 spots.

Only the biggest online tournaments count for OPOY points, ensuring that the leader board is full of players who can consistently finish deep in the premier tournaments. To qualify, a tournament must have a prize pool of $100,000 or more, a buy-in of $100 or more (for rebuy tournaments, the buy-in is determined by the prize pool divided by the number of entrants), and at least 100 entrants.

View From the Top
As of press time, Matt "ch0ppy" Kay sits at the top of the leader board with 3,124 points. He kicked off his trek up the leader board with a win in the PokerStars Sunday Million tournament in early January. Since that time, he's earned points for finishes in eight other tournaments, including six final tables and two first-place finishes. His total winnings for OPOY tournaments alone come to almost $335,000.

Kay's lead is tenuous at best against Isaac "westmenloAA" Baron, who's in second place with 2,890 points. Baron also started his climb up the leader board with a win in the PokerStars Sunday Million in January. He has made five OPOY-qualified final tables, including two first-place finishes, since then.

Sorel "Imper1um" Mizzi, currently in eighth place on the leader board with 2,174 points, would have been in first place if his 720-point win at the Full Tilt Online Poker Series III had been under his own screen name. As it stands, he took down that tournament under the screen name kristy_sea, because his account was under suspension at the time, and the points cannot be attributed to him.

A P0KERPR0 Takes Down the Sunday Million
James "P0KERPR0" Campbell (also known as jcamby33 on PokerStars) recently vaulted up the OPOY leader board very quickly when he won the Sunday Million tournament on PokerStars on April 15.

Campbell deftly defeated 7,008 other entrants in the tournament. He earned an even $180,000 for first place, and, of course, a whole lot of OPOY points and an invaluable amount of respect from his peers. The tournament gave him 1,440 points, which sat him squarely in second place on the OPOY leader board. He has since been bumped down to third place, and currently has 2,604 OPOY points.

Campbell already had been having a good run in 2007, anyway. He has made four other OPOY-qualified final tables, including two first-place finishes and two second-place finishes. His winnings from those four tournaments alone amounted to more than $115,000. His total winnings for 2007 thus far, as of press time, are more than $300,000.

Back-to-Back Quack
When Greg "DuckU" Hobson raked in the final pot of the Full Tilt $400,000-guaranteed tournament on April 22, he'd made a much greater accomplishment than meets the eye. That tournament win was actually his second win in a row in a major Full Tilt Sunday event. He had taken down the Full Tilt monthly $750,000-guaranteed tournament just one week earlier, making for an unprecedented pair of victories in a period of just eight days. The finishes boosted him from obscurity into fourth place on the OPOY leader board with 2,400 points.

His combined winnings for the two tournaments came to $238,203, $152,348 for his first win and $85,855 for his second. Railbirds joked that DuckU was actually Layne "Back-to-Back" Flack in real life - in reference to Flack's back-to-back World Series of Poker wins in 2002 - but I'd contend that he is more appropriately dubbed Back-to-Back Quack. (That's bad, I know, but I think it had to be done.)

Notable Finishes


Tournament Results, March 26-April 22
PokerStars Sunday Million
April 1
Winner:
Kid_Poker47
Winnings: $198,359
Prize pool: $1,406,800
Entrants: 7,034

April 7
Winner:
BrainGuy
Winnings: $170,302*
Prize pool: $1,327,400
Entrants: 6,637

April 15
Winner:
James "jcamby33" Campbell
Winnings: $180,000*
Prize pool: $1,421,800
Entrants: 7,109

April 22
Winner:
SvZff
Winnings: $163,974*
Prize pool: $1,346,200
Entrants: 6,731
* Payout reflects a deal made at the final table.

Full Tilt Poker $750,000 Guarantee
April 15
Winner:
Greg "DuckU" Hobson
Winnings: $152,348
Prize pool: $823,500
Entrants: 1,647

Full Tilt Poker $400,000 Guarantee
April 1
Winner:
tkilpatrick1
Winnings: $81,122
Prize pool: $442,200
Entrants: 2,211

April 7
Winner:
Gaelic800
Winnings: $73,600
Prize pool: $400,000
Entrants: 1,962

April 22
Winner:
DuckU
Winnings: $85,855
Prize pool: $468,000
Entrants: 2,340

UltimateBet $200,000 Guarantee
April 1
Winner:
Ira "Big Jew" Mazie
Winnings: $45,000
Prize pool: $200,000
Entrants: 864

April 7
Winner:
dlperrio
Winnings: $45,000
Prize pool: $200,000
Entrants: 808

April 15
Winner:
Garrett "GfcukinBecks" Beckman
Winnings: $45,000
Prize pool: $200,000
Entrants: 973

April 22
Winner:
Sowerss
Winnings: $45,000
Prize pool: $200,000
Entrants: 979

Bodog $100,000 Guarantee
April 1
Winner:
jraye87
Winnings: $25,000
Prize pool: $100,000
Entrants: 864

April 7
Winner:
flex674
Winnings: $25,000
Prize pool: $100,000
Entrants: 729

April 15
Winner:
Veteran In Love
Winnings: $25,000
Prize pool: $100,000
Entrants: 927

April 22
Winner:
SirSands
Winnings: $25,000
Prize pool: $100,000
Entrants: 791