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Indiana Amateur Poker Player Wins Six Global Poker Eagle Cup Titles

Nathan 'Penta' Blair Wins $5,000 Live Tournament Package


Last month, Nathan ‘Penta’ Blair made history when he won an astonishing SIX tournaments during the inaugural Eagle Cup on Global Poker.

As a result, the New Albany, Indiana poker enthusiast finished atop the leaderboard, winning a $5,000 live tournament package that includes $3,500 in tournament buy-ins and $1,500 in travel and accommodation.

“I didn’t win anything for the first couple of weeks,” Blair said. “I didn’t give up and I just played my game. When I started putting some good results together it became very interesting. It was really exciting to slowly start moving up the leaderboard”. The key for me was to stay focused and to not lose my cool when I got a bad beat. There are always other opportunities to make a comeback."

Nathan BlairBlair, who works in event management, will be traveling to Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina for the upcoming World Series of Poker Circuit series.

“I love tournaments so this is fantastic,” Blair added. “I normally just play online at Global Poker or some home games with friends so this is a great opportunity."

The Eagle Cup was the first part of the Global Poker Championships, and a big reason why Global Poker is the fastest growing card room in the world.

“Global Poker has been great, I have been playing there pretty consistently since July,” Blair said. “It is really easy to get in games and lots of fun to be able to play from home against so many different players. It is really easy to cash out your winnings. Being able to use PayPal is really nice."

Join the action in the fastest-growing poker room in the world with Global Poker.

If you have been around poker players in the United States lately then you have probably heard about Global Poker. The new kid on the block as far as online poker sites go has taken the poker world by storm. After launching recently, Global Poker has cemented itself in the top 10 sites worldwide for player volume and as the fastest growing site for US players.

It doesn’t matter what your stake or preference is, Global Poker has something for you. Using their virtual currency of $weeps Cash players can enjoy both full ring and shorthanded games from stakes of $0.02-$0.04 right up to $10-$20 in both Texas hold’em and Omaha.

You may be asking yourself “what is $weeps Cash and what is it about them that has made Global Poker the most popular new site among US poker players?” The good news is that it is actually a simple process which more and more players are using to play for real cash prizes.

You can jump onto the Global Poker website and purchase a virtual currency called Gold Coins using your PayPal account. You can then use these Gold Coins to enter into ring games, sit n go’s and tournaments. Gold Coins work much the same as play money chips on other poker sites, meaning that you can accumulate them and use them in different games but they can never be redeemed for real money.

As a way to promote the sale of Gold Coins, players are given bonus sweepstakes prizes by way of $weeps Cash with every Gold Coin purchase that they make. The $weeps Cash can be used to buy into the $weeps Cash tournaments and ring games however any of these that are accumulated or won can be cashed out through PayPal as real cash prizes.