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by Brendan Murray |  Published: Aug 01, 2009


Black Belt Poker Pros Announced In late May, eight poker enthusiasts waited by their phones for a call they had been working towards for months (some, for years). The voices at the other end of the line would be Neil Channing alongside presenters Padraig Parkinson, Jesse May, and Matt Broughton of The Poker Show. Channing was about to inform the poker world live on air of his eight selected Black Belt Poker sponsored pros. Thirty-one of an original 50 had finished the grading process and were now anxiously waiting to find out whether they were part of a team of eight representing the site and receiving a World Series of Poker package worth $20,000 each. The lucky eight who received the highly anticipated call were: Adam Latimer, David Tighe, James Keys, Jamie Roberts, Jerome Bradpiece, Kevin Allen, Richard Hawes, and Sida Yuen. These new faces of Black Belt Poker began ...

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