Glazier Shines, Hellmuth Cracks 100, New Jersey Trumps
With all eyes on the World Series of Poker Europe this week Jackie Glazier and Jeremy Ausmus moved into the spotlight with their first career bracelet wins.
Also, Phil Hellmuth earned his 100th career WSOP cash and New Jersey gaming officials awarded online gambling licenses to three more Atlantic City casinos.
Jackie Glazier and Jeremy Ausmus Win WSOP Gold
Jackie Glazier and Jeremy Ausmus highlight this week's bracelet winners at the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe.
Glazier, the last woman standing at this year's Main Event, took down Event #1, the €1,100 Ladies Event. This was the first time in history that the WSOP Europe offered a ladies bracelet event.
Glazier entered the final table in control and remained throughout to ultimately earn her first career bracelet.
Ausmus took down the €1,650 PL Omaha Event on Thursday, surviving a final table that included bracelet winners Jan Peter Jachtmann and Jason Mercier. Ausmus finished fifth at the 2012 WSOP Main Event and now has his first WSOP bracelet.
Other bracelet winners include Darko Stojanovic in the €5,300 Mixed Max Event and Henrik Johansson in the €1,100 NL Re-Entry Event.
Phil Hellmuth Earns 100th WSOP Cash
At last year's WSOP Europe, Phil Hellmuth made history by becoming the only poker player win the Main Event in Las Vegas and in Europe. This year, he earned his 100th WSOP cash during the WSOPE.
Hellmuth finished 29th in the €2,200 NL Hold'em Event on Thursday for his 100th WSOP cash.
Hellmuth has been deep in a couple of events during the WSOP Europe but has failed to make a final table.
Three More Atlantic City Casinos Earn Online Gambling Licenses
New Jersey gaming officials continued awarding online gambling licenses this week, providing approval for the Golden Nugget, Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza to start offering iGaming services on November 26th.
Golden Nugget will partner with Bally Technologies, the Taj with Ultimate Gaming and Trump Plaza with BetFair. They join the Borgata Casino Hotel and Spa as the first casinos to be approved to offer iGaming in the state.
Casinos approved to offer online gambling to New Jersey residents will be required to have their sites operational by November 21st for a week of testing by gaming officials.
Should the sites pass the initial testing, they will then go live to the general public on November 26th.