A collection of odds and ends from around the poker world…
Full Tilt Poker News
*The 2+2 Pokercast released their interview with Howard Lederer earlier today. The much-anticipated interview comes on the heals of the Howard Lederer Files released by PokerNews. Howard answered questions for over 3 hours for the show. The podcast can be found here.
*John Wray (co-creator of The Micros series) started a thread on 2+2 about another very important interview on the FTP situation: ** FTP’s “Red Vest Guy” Avatar Breaks His Silence! **
Tournament Poker News
*Roger Hairabedian won Event 3 (Pot Limit Omaha) at the WSOPE to become the first Frenchman to win a WSOPE bracelet.
*Giovanni Rosadoni won Event 4 (an No Limit shootout) to quickly give France it’s 2nd ever WSOPE bracelet.
*PokerStars has an article on Marat Sharafutdinov (better known as maratik) talking about his WCOOP Main Event win earlier this week. Read more here.
*Asian Businessman Paul Phua won a $100,000 buy-in high roller tournament held in London. John Juanda tweeted congratulations to his friends-
*WSOPE is streaming some events live here.
Poker on TV
*Living the Life is a new reality-tv show premiering next year. According to IMBD the show will be about “two girls travel the world and try to make a living as professional poker players. First stop, the European Poker Tour in Barcelona, Spain.” “Survivor” alumna Amanda Kimmel is one of the stars of the show.
Kimmel will be joined by reality-tv veteran Trishelle Cannatella.