Patrik Antonius Signs Deal with

Published on June 16th, 2012 10:32 pm EST

The King is Pouring a Cup of Tea and Discussing the Latest Patrik Antonius Deal and WSOP News1. Patrik Antonius Signs Deal with

Patrik Antonius is the new face of the recently launched, as the former "Team Full Tilt" member has signed a deal to represent the site.

If you head on over to, the first thing you will probably notice is Antonius' face. is currently running a promotion where the winner of the "Patrik Antonius Final" will get a chance to square off against the cash game legend in two heads up matches.

Win both matches against Antonius and you will win 20,000 EUR. Win once and you will receive 5,000 EUR. Lose both matches and you will take home a 2,000 EUR VIP Package.

The "Patrik Antonius Final" is on July 8th, and the heads up matches with Antonius will take place in "mid July".

Head on over to to find out more details about the promotion.

2. Erik Seidel Looking For Ninth Bracelet.

Earlier this week, Phil Ivey came incredibly close to taking down his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet. Unfortunately for Phil, he wasn't able to close the deal after making THREE final tables over the span of just one week.

There is another poker legend who is currently in contention to win his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet - Erik Seidel.

Seidel is currently 6th in chips in the $1,500 2-7 Draw Lowball event with just 17 players left.

A win for Seidel would move him into a tie with Johnny Moss on the all-time bracelet list.

3. Ivey Leading 2012 WSOP Player of the Year Race.

Thanks to his three final table appearances over the course of just one week, Phil Ivey currently leads the 2012 WSOP Player of the Year race.

Here are the top five players as of this moment:

1. Phil Ivey, 383.55 Points
2. Andrew Frankenberger, 372.16 Points
3. John Monnette, 319.50 Points
4. Brian Hastings, 303.00 Points
5. Ashkan Razavi, 274.06 Points

Phil Hellmuth is currently in ninth place (240 points).


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