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Richard Brodie To Represent Global Poker In Live Event

Former Microsoft Programmer and Poker Aficionado Wins Eagle Cup Tournament Of Champions

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The Global Poker Eagle Cup has wrapped up, with more than SC$750,000 in guarantees paid out over the 135-event schedule. After taking down the medium buy-in main event, former Microsoft programmer Richard Brodie then advanced to the Tournament of Champions, where he won a $5,000 live tournament prize package.

“I got lucky,” Richard said. “I kept winning every all-in. Many of the tournaments are during my dinner time, so I can’t play those; instead I play the weekend tournaments during the day, which fit in with my schedule better. Fortunately the Tournament of Champions was at 11 am on Sunday, so I was able to play.”

Brodie, who worked on the first Microsoft Word program back in 1981, is no stranger to poker success. He has about $230,000 in tournament earnings, including a final-table finish in the WSOP $10,000 limit hold’em championship in 2011. Now, he’ll take a $5,000 prize package to represent Global Poker at a live event.

“I like Global Poker’s focus on recreational players," Brodie added. “It makes it fun; there are lots of fun people who like playing rather than hard-core pros you might see on other sites and makes it a more enjoyable playing environment.”

If you’re ready to start winning, don’t wait, sign up for Global Poker today and get started playing.


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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, Global Poker has cemented itself among 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. 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 as real cash prizes.