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by Warren Lush |  Published: Aug 01, 2009


Saturday, May 30   The Sports Stars Challenge is well underway. Yesterday, we had the darts heat where legend Phil “The Power” Taylor was defeated heads up by an online qualifier. It hasn’t been a good week for Phil as he got knocked out in the semi-finals of the Premier League Darts final but, forever the gentleman, he conceded defeat graciously to 34-year-old unemployed road builder Jason Brennan who had freerolled his way to the event through a remarkable 140,000 players. Henry Paul had won the rugby heat, and today was the time for the motor racing drivers. The stars of today’s heat were undoubtedly Giancarlo Fisichella and Jacques Villeneuve — both household names from Formula One. Fisi, as people call him, was a very accomplished poker player while Jacques was a beginner. Fisi looked for a long time like he was going to take down the heat, he ...

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