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Flashback Friday - "Danny" Negreanu Defeats John Bonetti at the 1999 United States Poker Championship

20 February 2015 , By: compncards
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Starting today, we will host a feature here at Poker Junkie that I'm dubbing "Flashback Friday. " Each week we will take a look back at a major poker confrontation, hopefully with a tie in to recent poker news. In this inaugural installment we take a look back at the 1999 United States Poker Championship Main Event. The Trump Taj Mahal poker room shut down this past Sunday for renovations but for many years the room was host to the USPC.
Categories: Daniel Negreanu, Danny Negreanu, John Bonetti, Taj Poker Room, Trump Taj Mahal, United States Poker Championship, USPC

Old Schoolers Take on USPC

4 November 2009 , By: compncards
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Day 2 of the USPC kicked off Tuesday and the event of the day was a 7 Card Stud event. Looking around at the players, I recognized a couple of old schoolers, and found a friend of mine in “Detroit” Allen Green. Al is a great limit poker player and has numerous final tables in limit events, especially stud. Today’s event drew 68 players, so the players were in for a long day at the table.
Categories: Allen Green, Detroit Allen Green, United States Poker Championships, USPC

United States Poker Championships Underway

3 November 2009 , By: compncards
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The United States Poker Championships kicked off today with a NL Holdem event. It drew 164 players, which is a decent sized field compared to last year, but still a relatively small field. The cash games were fairly hopping but the waits were a bit much. 16 tables in the room were tied up with the tournaments and others blocked off for satellites and as a result, new games started at somewhat of a slow rate.
Categories: Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal, United States Poker Championships, USPC

United States Poker Championships Kick Off Next Week

30 October 2009 , By: compncards
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One of the largests events outside of the WSOP and the WPT will kick off Monday at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ. The United States Poker Championships kick off Monday with a series of 24 tournaments that culminate in a NL Holdem Championship that will be televised on Spike TV. Up until last year, the USPC was televised by ESPN, but last year, they dropped the contract. Last years event was non-televised and attendance dropped by 66% for the Main Event.
Categories: Atlantic City, Trump Taj Mahal, United States Poker Championships, USPC