Former Full Tilt Poker pro Patrik Antonius has signed up to be the face of a new promotion on iGame.com. PokerUpdate.com reports that the site, running on the IGT poker network, will host a head-up challenge where a challenger takes on Antonius. If the challenger wins they take home the €20,000 prize and bragging rights against Antonius if they ever catch him in their periphery. The match will be streamed live on the site and, as an aside, Antonius is one of those players who will be contesting the Big One for One Drop so needless to say he can probably afford €20,000 – if he is indeed putting up the moolah.
Respected pro Jennifer Harman is to host a charity poker tournament later this year at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada. The Jennifer Harman Charity Poker Tournament has a buy-in of $250 per player and takes the form of a ten-player per team format, taking place on November 10. A press release on the tournament’s site quoted Harman as saying: “I love animals and all the joy and love they bring into our lives. My teams will be playing for the Nevada SPCA who ensures these once abandoned and abused animals are cared for, adopted, or live humanely in Nevada SPCA’s no-kill shelter for the rest of their lives. I am looking forward to raising much needed funds for these special animals.”
Poker pro Andrew Feldman has revealed that he’ll be taking on the role of mystery benefactor and appearing on Channel 4 show “The Secret Millionaire”. A post of 2+2 quoted the former crybaby as stating the episode starring him will air on Monday 25th June at 9 p.m. GMT. The 24-year-old is the youngster ever millionaire to appear on the program and he goes undercover in the Northern city of Bradford to see the impact his career has had on his family. Feldman revealed on his Facebook profile that Hidden Homeless, Little Heroes and The Joshua Project will be the charities benefiting from his millions…and we couldn’t write a story about Feldman without showing that infamous video…