The Chip Race Podcast Celebrates one hundredth Episode With Particular Unibet Poker Match


To rejoice the one hundredth episode of their award-winning podcast ‘The Chip Race’, Unibet Poker placed on a particular 2-day PKO match with €3500 price of prizes added.

Unibet international ambassadors Dara O’Kearney and David Lappin had €250 tickets on their heads, as did regional ambassador Ian Simpson. As well as, seven former visitors of The Chip Race – Bryan Paris, Ben Wilinofsky, Katie Swift, Sameer Singh, Daragh Davey, Jack Sinclair and Tom Corridor – had an additional €100 ticket on their heads.

If you happen to haven’t checked out the one hundredth episode of ‘The Chip Race’ but, it’s already their most downloaded episode and it stars Doug Polk, Jonathan ‘Apestyles’ Van Fleet, Annette O’Carroll and a who’s who of different poker podcasters.

Assure Smashed!

434 gamers took their seats, constructing a prizepool of €40,796. When a winner is topped tonight, that participant will win €3149 plus the lion’s share of the bounties.

If that wasn’t sufficient, each single one that cashed the occasion obtained a duplicate of ‘PKO Poker Technique’ by Dara O’Kearney and Barry Carter.

Moderately bizarrely, the Unibet Poker ambassador trio of O’Kearney, Lappin and Simpson discovered themselves on the identical beginning desk and that made for some early fireworks as O’Kearney’s high pair-top kicker held versus the flush draw, open-ended straight draw and overs of Lappin who grew to become the primary participant to utilise his single permitted re-entry.

Simpson could be subsequent to bust on that desk after which Lappin once more after his KJ failed to carry versus AQ all-in on a K54 flop. All of the whereas, O’Kearney was constructing a giant stack, merrily accumulating bounties as he maintained a top-10 place all through Day 1.

In the meantime on the opposite tables, there was carnage. Jason Tompkins was one of many first to be eradicated. Not far behind him had been PokerNews Stay Reporting Supervisor Yori Epskamp and PokerNews UK Editor Matthew Pitt.

There have been loads of Irish within the area as you’ll anticipate for a sport celebrating two of its best. IPO champion Ciaran Cooney bust early. Making it to the second break however not a lot past had been partypoker professional Louise Butler, and Winamax WPO Champion Tom Kitt.

Rebecca McAdam constructed a giant stack as did Mark O’Hare, whereas on the identical desk one of many stars of the one hundredth episode Annette O’Carroll made regular progress earlier than busting AQ to AK in 104th.

Particular Bounties are Busto

Simply earlier than the fourth break we misplaced many of the particular bounties Katie Swift significantly unfortunate when her pocket Jacks had been rivered by {k-}{j-} all-in pre-flop. Willie Elliot constructed a stack early however finally bust in a hundred and fifth. PokerNews Govt Editor Will Shillibier picked up three bounties however was eradicated in 86th.

EPT champion Ben Wilinofsky made life tough for himself, getting very quick early however testomony to the wonderful construction, he had loads of time to let his expertise rely, constructing a 30k stack. Because the bubble approached, he misplaced a giant flip, nonetheless, his 88 dropping to AK. Moments later, the favored host of ‘The Rake’ was gone in 73rd. WSOP Circuit winner Phil Huxley battled gamely however went out in 68th.

Large Names By To Day 2

After the bubble burst, there was about thirty minutes of play left in Day 1. The anticipated carnage ensued leaving simply 39 gamers to struggle it out on Day 2. The in a single day chip-leader is Unibet Poker common ‘LLinusLLomu’ with 149,078 chips however most notable amongst the remaining combatants within the area is a trio of Irish gamers with a connection to ‘The Chip Race’.

Host Dara O’Kearney has progressed with 22,798 chips and is in thirty fourth place. Two-time UKIPT Leaderboard champion and former newsman for present Daragh Davey is sitting fairly in eighth place with 87,043 chips. Former visitor of the present Rebecca McAdam is in thirty second place with 25,780 chips.

It doesn’t matter what occurs tomorrow, this match was an enormous success, smashing its €30,000 assure, making a gift of €40,796 plus the bonus bounties and 53 copies of PKO Poker technique. The Chip Race crew are used to placing on present and with this particular match, they stayed true to kind.

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