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Poker News Flashes 5.26.11

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In case you missed them in our daily News Flash, here's the rewind for your reading pleasure:

Supernova Super Night Out - London

Being a PokerStars VIP Club Supernova not only takes a lot of dedication in achieving the status and comes with HUGE rewards, it also pays off in more ways than you can imagine. Just ask Antonio 'Tanf07' Martinez, Michael 'wazzbot' Piper, Gavin 'gavz101' Cochrane, Tom 'tjbentham' Bentham, and Phil 'Jackal69' Shaw. They were treated to a night out in a stretch limo, fantastic dinner reservations, and all the champagne they could handle. Read More...

Chan VS. Seidel WSOP Grudge Match is Official

"It's confirmed. Erik Seidel vs. Johnny Chan, reliving the 1988 WSOP Main Event has won the fan vote! WSOP Grudge Matches should be set!"straight from the WSOP Twitter. Matchup #1 features Moneymaker vs. Farha; Matchup #2 features Johnny Chan VS. Hellmuth; and the fan choice pick out of four matchups is Chan and Seidel. The rematches will be televised in a two-hour special on Tuesday, July 26th on ESPN.

Still Looking for a WSOP Package?

Two packages are up for grabs at 888Poker and today is the final day to play the Freerolls. You have from now until July 12th to snag your $13,000 Main Event Package at Titan Poker. Play Carbon Poker's MTT satellites or steps tournaments for as little as $2.20 to win a $12,500 WSOP Prize Package. Head over to Party Poker for the best poker bonus anywhere and win a WSOP dream package worth $14,000. Get started!

Sixth Annual ESPN Fantasy Poker Draft

Andrew Feldman gives you the lowdown on the fantasy poker draft, starting with the hour-long conference call. There are 11 teams in contention and the only new participant in the draft is Dwyte Pilgrim. Feldman goes on after each pick and gives 1) his thoughts, 2) Best Value, 3) Biggest Stretch. The scoring system is laid out, and if you don't understand Fantasy Poker Drafts, it's OK, you will as it plays out.

WPT Spanish Championships Live Updates

Live updates are running right now on Day 3 of the WPT Spanish Championships - check it out - with 42 players left, they are at level 17, blinds 2500/5000 Ante 500.  The final table will be live streamed on Sunday with commentary by the legendary Jesse May. Stay tuned to the live stream final table for an exclusive WPT Spanish Championship Live Stream $1,000 Freeroll password and jump into the action.

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Talks 2011 WSOP

PokerNews interviewed The Grinder on his goals for the 2011 WSOP and asked if he was feeling pressure to live up to last year's performance. "There's no pressure at all. I mean, if you feel like there is pressure, that's when some bad things happen. You want to go there and have fun, enjoy yourself, and good things happen when you least expect."

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The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

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