Pokercast Episode 341: Ultimate Poker closure
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - This week on the show: Terrence joins in from Hong Kong to break down many of the stories in poker for the last two weeks. The guys talk about Ultimate Poker closing it's doors, Dan Colman versus Phil Hellmuth and the ESPN WSOP ratings for the final table. Next topic up for discussion is the news that Pokerstars is launching a casino product in the very near future and Vicky Coren's decision to leave Team Pokerstars as a result. The guys then talk about the new video game designed by poker players called Prismata and then recap the latest results from WPT Montreal. Matthew Hilger from Pokerstars joins the discussion to talk about the move to casino from the operator's side, as well as recap some of the current promotions going on at the World's Largest Poker Site. As always, the password for the Pokerstars Invitational for Pokercast listeners is given for this Sunday's event.
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Terrence Chan is professional poker player from Vancouver, Canada. Terrence is a former Pokerstars employee. Chan left Pokerstars to pursue the game full-time.
Terrence is perhaps best know for his impressive performance in the 2009 Pokerstars SCOOOP series where he won two limit hold’em events simultaneously – the $500 medium buy in and the $5000 high buy in.
Other career highlights include 15 WSOP cashes (primarily in limit), including two 2010 limit final tables. Chan’s poker resume is rounded out by cashes on the WPT an APPT title as well as an assortment of deep runs in other international and local tournaments.
Terrence’s live cashes exceed $800,000 in addition to his impressive online resume.
Currently Chan can be found playing online at Pokerstars under the screenname “unassigned,” and posts on 2+2 under the handle “tchan.” Learn more about Terrence Chan