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NAPT to debut on ESPN2 tonight

The newest poker tour in North America is about to meet the world's most prestigious sports network for some primetime televised poker. Tonight at 10pm ET, ESPN2 will air the first episode highlighting the PokerStars North American Poker Tour's inaugural stop at The Venetian in Las Vegas. [Note: Thi...more

by Brad Willis on April 19, 2010 6:57 PM

NAPT Mohegan Sun: Day 3, level 21 updates (8,000-16,000, 2,000 ante)

10:58pm: Priest outWith the elimination of William Priest (at the hands of Jonathan Aguiar) we are at 24 players and finished for the night. A full wrap-up and chip count coming.10:39pm: Flop nuts, lose to quadsFlopping the nuts is a cause for celebration. It rarely happens. If your opponent happens...more

by Brad Willis on April 9, 2010 7:26 PM

NAPT Venetian: Ashton Griffin Defeats Hoyt Corkins to Claim $25K Bounty Shoo

Some invitations are simply meant to be accepted. When the parents invite you for holiday dinner, you should probably accept. If your significant other invites you on a trip to a luxurious vacation destination, thinking twice might cause you some trouble. And when PokerStars.net invites you to play ...more

by Jen Newell on February 26, 2010 1:33 AM

NAPT Venetian: Levels 7-9 (4,000-8,000-1,000) $25,000 Bounty Shootout final

1:30am: Ashton Griffin wins NAPT Venetian $25,000 Bounty Shootout It took just two hands of heads-up play to find our champion. Hoyt Corkins made it 18,000 to go and Griffin called. The flop came 4♠5♦9♠. Griffin led at it for 32,000. Corkins didn't hurry his decision and eventually raised to ...more

by Brad Willis on February 25, 2010 10:35 PM

NAPT Venetian: Levels 4-6 (2,00-4,000-400) $25,000 Bounty Shootout final tab

10:31pm: Color upAs we move up a level, it's time to color off the black chips. We'll also be moving to a new post on the homepage.10:13pm: Cassidy forces big laydown from Corkins On a flop of 9♠T♣T♥, Hoyt Corkins bets 4,500 and received a call from Joe Cassidy. After the 7♠ showed up on the...more

by Brad Willis on February 25, 2010 5:34 PM

NAPT Venetian: Levels 1-3 (1,000-2,000-300) $25,000 Bounty Shootout final ta

5:46pm: Level 3 ends, new blog post beginsThe third level of the final table has come to an end, and as we move into Level 4, we also move to a new blog post. Please join us there for the latest final table updates.5:37pm: Peter Eastgate eliminated in 7th place Faraz Jaka opened to 5,000 and Peter E...more

by Brad Willis on February 25, 2010 2:16 PM

NAPT Venetian: Prepared for Excitement at $25,000 Bounty Shootout Final Tabl

The final table area is set. Cameras are in place. Players are starting to stroll down the hallways. Fans are here early to get seats to see some of their favorite poker players battle it out in a unique tournament that offers bounties, an award for the most overall bounties, and a whopping first pl...more

by Jen Newell on February 25, 2010 1:50 PM

NAPT Venetian: Tom Marchese captures first title on American soil

The arc of a poker tournament is usually hard to define. Chips move, leaders come, and leaders go. It is rare to see a story define itself as well as it did at the NAPT Venetian event. By the penultimate day, a leader had established himself, and the story became Sam Stein versus the world. The end ...more

by Brad Willis on February 25, 2010 12:03 AM

NAPT Venetian: Day 5, Levels 30-32 (100,000-200,000-20,000)

11:57pm: Marchese wins NAPT Venetian ($827,648), Stein in second ($522,306)The last hand of the night started with a 4♣5♥9♦ flop, and the two put a few chips into the pot to see the 3♣ on the turn. Stein bet 1,825,000 chips, and Marchese calmly called.The T♠ dropped on the river. When Stei...more

by Brad Willis on February 24, 2010 6:18 PM

NAPT Venetian: Final table player profiles

Eight hundred seventy-two players started the tournament at NAPT Venetian. Eight have made the final table.We have players from all over America ready to sit down and play for the NAPT title.Sam Stein begins the final table with the chip lead. NAPT Venetian final table player profilesSeat 1 : Dan Cl...more

by Brad Willis on February 24, 2010 2:08 PM
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