Danish Team Ladbrokes Player Peter Eastgate Brings Home the Bacon

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Ladbrokes Poker took 120 poker players to Las Vegas to play in the biggest and richest poker tournament in the World some qualified for the trip of a lifetime for as little as $1. Nearly 7000 people worldwide started play; nine of the Ladbrokes Poker team were awarded prize money and Peter Eastgate of Team Ladbrokes has made it to the fnal table (last nine players) which will resume play in November. Eastgate is guaranteed at the very minimum a payout of nearly a million dollars and if he plays his cards right a first place prize of over $9,000,000.

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Its been said that our players lounge is an invaluable asset to our players performance acting as a refuge from the frenetic and exhausting pace of the WSOP. We'll continue to improve on the lounge and the overall player experience in readiness for next years Ladbrokes Poker qualifiers to the WSOP.

Peter Eastgate a Team Ladbrokes player aged just 22 from Odense in Denmark is bringing home the bacon (at least $900,670) after making the final table of the World Series of Poker 2008. Peter succeeded where 6835 players have failed and will return to Las Vegas in November to play on the WSOP final table on the 9th November against eight other players for the WSOP Main event bracelet.

Edward Ihre, MD of Ladbrokes Poker commented: "Its great to see a Ladbrokes Poker player make it through to the final table. He's done brilliantly and definitely is a pro in the making. We're proud to call him a Ladbrokes regular - he's qualified through to the televised stages of Poker Million twice (2006 and 2007), so he's no stranger to high stakes pressure."

Peter is the last of a 120 strong Team Ladbrokes contingent that boasted Jon 'skalie' Kalmar who came fifth in last years event, new signee to the Ladbrokes stable Jonas 'Nebuchad' Danielsson and Jeff Kimber a Ladbrokes sponsored pro who busted out in 120th position cashing $41k after his pocket Ks were cracked by a full house.

In total 81 of the 120 starters of Team Ladbrokes players made it through to day two. Eastgate began the penultimate day in 4th place with over nine million chips and finished the day in joint 3rd place with 19,300,000 chips.

Edward continued: "Its been said that our players lounge is an invaluable asset to our players performance acting as a refuge from the frenetic and exhausting pace of the WSOP. We'll continue to improve on the lounge and the overall player experience in readiness for next years Ladbrokes Poker qualifiers to the WSOP."

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