Nicolas Zakhem wins the May 2009 All Africa Poker Tournament

As the 111 players made their way into the All Africa Poker Tournament, they were amazed when they were greeted by Piggs Peak Casino’s new state of the art poker arena, which was officially launched by Danny K and Lee Ann Liebenberg. The ceremony concluded with Lee Ann’s “Shuffle up and Deal” and it was back to the business at hand – one title – One Million Rand.With the promise of good poker and a strong field, the cards were not always kind and on Day 3 we had our Final Table. Keiran Reilly, Ryan Brauer, Edgar Antezana, Nersan Naidoo, Warren Zackey, Nick Sissou, Nicolas Zakhem, Fabio Cornelli, Neville Robbeson and David Spangenberg, all took their seats to battle it out for the title. As the players fell out of the tournament, each was presented with their big cheque as well as a Samsung sponsored mobile phone.The largest cheque of them all was reserved for the 64th hand, which saw Zakhem’s Queens win the hand and the title over Zackey’s 4 5 suited. Zakhem was ecstatic on his induction to The All Africa Poker Millionaires Club, proudly sponsored by Piggs Peak Casino, Swaziland.Count down to the next R3,500,000 All Africa Poker Tournament has began! The R3,500,000 All Africa Poker Tournament will be held from 20 – 23 August 2009 at Piggs Peak Hotel and Casino, Swaziland. R25,000 buy-in guarantees you a seat into the Main Event, 3 nights accommodation at Piggs Peak Hotel and Casino with all meals included.They are currently running All Africa feeder Sit & Go’s and Satellites into the main event for as little as R45 + R4.50. NB!! Double your chances every Sunday as they will be running two All AfricaSatellites back to back.

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