Scott is a Canadian TV personality, journalist and
Born in northern Alberta, Canada, Scott moved to the
United Kingdom in 1999 and has been working in the
UK media since 2002. Having trained in Muay Thai while
she lived in Canada, she landed the job of sports
presenter for the Five martial arts show "Now
is the Time: Night of Combat" and moved on to
associate produce the show as well.
was the host of the first televised backgammon series,
High Stakes Backgammon, produced from the 2005 World
Backgammon Championships for Game TV in Canada and
Pokerzone in the UK. Scott also hosted the first series
of World Series of Backgammon, in 2006 which aired
across Europe on Eurosport, Poker Channel Europe and
Game TV in Canada.
was also one of the main hosts of the award winning
show "Poker Night Live". She quickly immersed
herself in the poker media and previously wrote a
regular column in industry magazine "Flush"
as well as having articles published in "Poker
Player Magazine" and her poker exploits have
been documented in other poker media such as "CardPlayer
Magazine", "Gambling Online Magazine"
and "UK PokerNews." Scott is also one half
of the duo behind UK poker podcast "On The Rail".
is known as one of the faces of Sky Poker on Sky Television
channel 865 (alongside Helen Chamberlain, Richard
Orford and Norman Pace); a dedicated poker channel
which launched in Feb 2007, as well as being the TV
Host for the 2007/2008 season of the European Poker
Tour. In August 2008, following her success at the
World Series of Poker, she announced her departure
from Sky Poker, with the intention of becoming a professional
is also involved in the film world and was one of
the stars (and the line producer) for martial arts
film "Sucker Punch" starring Danny John-Jules.
2007, Scott lost a proposition bet to Chris Tessaro,
host of The Hardcore Poker Radio Show, resulting in
her having to do her commentary from the EPT San Remo
while dressed in a bunny suit.
February 2010, she joined Gabe Kaplan as co-host of
GSN's High Stakes Poker for its sixth season, following
the departure of previous host A. J. Benza. Scott's
role is conducting direct interviews with the players
as the game progresses.
has played in various television poker tournaments
broadcast on Challenge and Five, primarily in celebrity
heats. She won the celebrity heat of the PartyPoker.net
World Woman's Open which aired on Five in late 2007,
before going on to win the first main heat and placing
6th in the final. In 2008, she won the PartyPoker
Sports Star Challenge. Scott finished second at the
Irish Open in 2009, winning €312,600. As of 2010,
her total live poker tournament winnings exceed $550,000.
the 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) $10,000 buy-in
Main Event, Scott finished in 104th place out of a
field of 6,844 players, earning $41,816. Scott is
the only woman who cashed in both the 2008 and 2009
WSOP Main Event, the second woman ever to have cashed
in back-to-back Main Events, after finishing 238th
out of a field of 6,494 players in 2009.
know a lot of people don't think I can play and there
are always going to be people who say I can't. But
I have made the final of a female championship, I
won a Sports Star Challenge, I went deep in the World
Series of Poker Main Event and now I've come second
in the Irish Open."
the 14th January 2009 PartyPoker announced that Kara
Scott would join Team Party alongside poker pros such
as Mike Sexton and Felipe Ramos, which means she will
appear playing more often with the PartyPoker branding
and yet still continue with her Poker TV presenting
Reviving Million Dollar Hand in January - 22nd December
will be bringing back one of its most popular promotions
ever, the Million Dollar Hand. All you have to do
is make a pair in a five-card poker hand to be awarded
a prize, and a $1 million jackpot is on the line.
cards is quite simple. Youll get one for every
15 PartyPoints you rack up between January 5th and
January 30th. When youve amassed five cards,
youll have a hand. If it contains a pair, then
$3 will be coming your way. If it contains two pair,
then your prize will be upped to $10. If you manage
to score three of a kind, then youll get a $20
cash prize. Thats pretty simple, right?
who land a straight in the Million Dollar Hand will
take home $50, while those who pick up a flush will
see $100 come their way. Players who make a boat will
get $150, while anyone who hits quads will receive
a $1,000 cash prize. Now, were into the big
money, as straight flushes are worth $10,000. Finally,
anyone who manages to score a Royal Flush will divide
a $1 million prize pool, which means if two players
hit it, each person will actually take home $500,000.
If only one person makes a Royal Flush, theyll
take home the seven-figure jackpot.
best part about the Million Dollar Hand is that PartyPoker
is awarding every player his or her first card for
free. No play is required! Just log into your PartyPoker
account to see what your first card is.
lets review some of the terms and conditions
of the PartyPoker
Million Dollar Hand. First, youll only be able
to acquire 10 cards per day for a total of two five-card
poker hands. Second, if you fall short of 15 points,
PartyPoker will carry them over to the next day. Third,
you have to reveal your cards manually. In order to
do so, log into your PartyPoker
account and see what youve amassed. If you dont
reveal your cards, they wont count.
players will have until the end of the day Eastern
Time on January 31st to reveal any cards theyve
received and only points accumulated at cash game
tables will count. Finally, as text found on PartyPokers
website notes, Cash prizes will be paid
to players within an hour of them revealing their
hand apart from Royal Flush winners, who will be paid
on February 1st.
is one of the industry leaders when it comes to unique
promotions like the Million Dollar Hand. In fact,
the site is concurrently running a Million Dollar
Hand VIP Points Race for Palladium Lounge members.
Players will earn the same cash prizes as in the Million
Dollar Hand and also rack up points based on their
hands value. The top two spots on the leaderboard
pay out a World Poker Tour (WPT) L.A. Poker Classic
prize package worth $14,000.
top 200 spots in the Million Dollar Hand VIP Points
Race pay out, with a minimum prize of $100 up for
grabs. The top 30 spots award four-figures and everyone
who reaches the top 500 scores a seat into the Million
Dollar Hand VIP Freeroll, which doles out a WPT prize
package to its winner. Palladium Lounge members will
receive extra race points for accumulating over 300
PartyPoints in a single day.
to the traffic ranking site PokerScout.com, PartyPoker
is the third largest site worldwide in terms of real
money ring game volume with a seven-day running average
of 3,600 players. It just edges out the iPoker Network,
but is well behind PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker,
which rank first and second worldwide, respectively.
team of sponsored pros includes Poker News Daily Guest
Columnist Mike Sexton, poker bad boy Tony G, and High
Stakes Poker hostess Kara Scott. (Credit:
Poker News Daily)
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