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Battle of Malta Day 2 Update with Kara Scott 2012
Day 2 of the Battle of Malta saw the field cut down to the final 16 and event host Kara Scott is here to give you an inside look at the action. Kara takes you inside the Battle of Malta and speaks with high-stakes online legend Dan "Jungleman" Cates who came down to Malta to play in the event.
Tonight at the World Series of Poker Europe Daniel Negreanu made history by becoming the first player to ever win two WSOP Player of the Year titles, and he gave PokerListings.com an inside look at how it went down. Coming into the €25k High Roller Event Negreanu had one last chance to pull ahead in the POY race. He had to come eighth or better. We follow Negreanu on his quest and speak to him moments after he became the 2013 WSOP Player of the Year.
With two final-table finishes Max Steinberg had a great summer at the WSOP in Las Vegas but the highlight had to be busting Phil Ivey out of the Main event. Now Steinberg is in Paris at WSOP Europe and he's on the same table as Phil Hellmuth.
888poker Ambassador Jake Balsiger finished third in the 2012 WSOP Main Event and the story of how he got there is incredible. While grinding low-stakes cash and going to university in Arizona Balsiger was hit by a truck and suffered serious brain damage. Miraculously he made a full recovery over a number of months and decided to take the settlement money and go to Las Vegas to play the World Series of Poker. Ultimately Balsiger pocketed $3.7 million and launched a poker career that brought him here to Paris for WSOP Europe.
Daniel Negreanu is doing his thing at the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe, offering opinions and racking up chips. In our latest video interview from the WSOPE Main Event Kid Poker defends Scotty Nguyen's induction into the Poker Hall of Fame, tells where he thinks the WSOPE should go next year and explains the truth behind the Choice Center program many people have been labeling a cult.
Cricket legend Shane Warne lives a hectic life. He's got three kids, a fiancee, a sponsorship deal with 888poker and he flies around the world to play in major poker tournaments like the World Series of Poker Europe in Paris. 888poker.tv caught him after he busted out of the 2013 WSOPE Main Event to find out how me makes it all work.
888poker pro Jessica Dawley has quite a background. She grew up without a ton of opportunity, put herself through school by joining the Air Force and saw combat overseas before moving to Las Vegas and becoming a poker pro. That was seven years ago and now she's got a sponsorship deal with 888poker and she's traveling the world playing live tournaments. We get to know her better in this PokerListings.com video feature.
Pokersnowie is a sophisticated artificial intelligence designed to play game-theory optimal poker, and teach aspiring poker players how to make fewer mistakes and earn more money. At the PokerListings.com Battle of Malta PokerSnowie takes on one of the most successful heads-up No-Limit Hold'em players in history, Dan "Jungleman" Cates, and we capture the match and Jungleman's reaction on video.
This year Scotty Nguyen is being inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame and PokerListings.com has exclusive video footage of WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart calling the Prince of Poker to tell him the good news.
888poker qualifier Henrik Johansson crushed his way to victory in the second bracelet event of the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe. It was the 21-year-old Swede's first live poker tournament but he's been playing high-stakes cash online for some time so he wasn't short on experience. Johansson freerolled his way into this event by winning a VIP raffle on 888poker and now he's €129,700 richer.
Australian poker pro Jackie Glazier has an amazing record at the World Series of Poker and she's in Paris at the 2013 WSOP Europe now fighting for her first gold bracelet. She's even got a special bottle of champagne chilling in her mini-bar to celebrate the occasion. Glazier was the last woman standing at the WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas this year and she came painfully close to winning a bracelet when she finished runner up in a huge $3,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em event at the WSOP in 2012. We chat with Glazier about her recent travels, how she's fitting in with the 888poker team and how much it means to her to one day win a World Series bracelet.