Top Gambling News: 7th 2013 WSOP Bracelet Win for Canada

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Top Gambling News: 7th 2013 WSOP Bracelet Win for Canada

These are the top gambling news stories here at Gambling911.com Tuesday June 18, 2013 (afternoon hours Eastern Standard Time). Follow us on Twitter here.

*Jason Duval Wins 7th 2013 World Series of Poker Bracelet for Canada - It has been quite a run for Canadians here at the World Series of Poker in 2013.  It started with Daniel Negreanu winning the Main Event at the inaugural WSOP Asia-Pacific in Melbourne, Australia in April.  And heading into tonight's final table, six other Canadians also added WSOP gold bracelets to their resumes during the 44th Annual World Series of Poker.

The latest Canadian champion is another French-Canadian, Jason Duval.  The 23-year-old student from Quebec triumphed in the latest $1,500 No Limit Hold'em event, winning the bracelet and $521,202.  The victory is the first for Duval and the seventh for Canada this year, setting a record for the most bracelets won by the North American powerhouse in a single summer.

Here are the final table results for the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Event 28:

1st: Jason Duval - $521,202

2nd: Majid Yahyaei - $324,442

3rd: Masayuki Nagata - $225,521

4th: James Lee - $162,420

5th: Tommy Townsend - $118,707

6th: Dan Martin - $87,813

7th: Stephen Bartlett - $65,813

8th: Daniel Bishop - $49,952

9th: Joseph Cappucio - $38,360

(source: www.wsop.com )

*Isaac Hagerling Wins his first gold bracelet and $372,387 - Here are the top eight finishers in the $3,000 Mixed Max Event:

1st: Isaac Hagerling - $372,387

2nd: Max Steinberg - $231,501

3rd: Jeremy Ausmus - $132,748

4th: Jason Koon - $132,748

5th: Yevgeniy Timoshenko - $51,561

6th: Dan Healey - $51,561

7th: Chris Johnson - $51,561

8th: Brandon Cantu - $51,561

*Microgaming’s QuickFire Platform Gets First Client With BetInternet - Online and mobile gaming software provider Microgaming has added a new game to its widely used Quickfire platform, as well as the first customer, with the signing of sportsbook BetInternet.

“Although betting on sports is the primary activity for BetInternet customers, we know that our customers also like the occasional hand at a poker table and the addition of Quickfire Poker will mean that they are now able to do this through their single wallet betting account at BetInternet,” emphasized Webis MD, Garry Knowles. (source: BlackJackChamp.com)  

*Introducing “Poker Night in America” Latest Television Endeavor - Rush Street Productions announced recently that it is launching a one-of-a-kind TV poker experience with its new televised poker series Poker Night in AmericaTM (PNIA).  PNIA is the brainchild of former Heartland Poker Tour co-founder, and current Rush Street Productions President, Todd Anderson.  Anderson recently partnered with Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming, one of the fastest growing gaming companies in North America, to form a production company that is creating something new and exciting for poker TV.

“We are looking to film the biggest and the best poker events at premier venues,” said Anderson.  “We’re going to bring a fresh approach to how poker is shown on TV, making the show relevant to the average viewer.  We think the world is ready to watch poker in a whole new way.” (source: Pokerati.com )

- Ace King, Gambling911.com