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Brunson and Benyamine for Premier League Poker

David Benyamine and Doyle Brunson Added to PartyPoker Premier League IV Line-Up in Las Vegas


Doyle BrunsonDoyle Brunson and David Benyamine are the final two players to be added to the PartyPoker Premier League IV line-up in Las Vegas.

The $100,000 buy-in event will take place from Feb. 12 to 18 and also will feature Roland de Wolfe, Yevgeniy Timoshenko, Daniel Negreanu, Vanessa Rousso, Luke Schwartz, Tony G, Phil Hellmuth, and 2008’s winner J.C. Tran.

Ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Brunson said, "I’m happy to have the challenge of playing against all these great players. I know a lot about many of them but, of course, all the young players from the internet are very aggressive good players. It is impossible to make a favorite to win this because every player in this field is capable of winning. I feel I have as good a chance as anyone.”

Benyamine also recognised the quality of the field saying, “I’m delighted to be part of this world class field in this year’s Premier League. In 2010 I’m looking to play lots of tournaments and to start it off with a victory in one of poker’s most prestigious events is top of my list right now.”

The made-for-TV tournament will be filmed by Matchroom Sport and carries a total prize pool of $1.5 million with $300,000 added by the sponsor.