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19-Year-Old Teen Without Driving License Wins The Aston Martin

Marek Sosnowski
Marek Sosnowski with his new ride

A 19-year-old Polish player, Marek Sosnowski took down PartyPoker's latest 'Drive the Dream' challange, winning a super-cool Ł150,000 Aston Martin DB9 Coupe. Sosnowski doesn't have a driving license yet; he's working hard to get one as soon as possible. He has only been playing poker for a year, but as he states, he has taken the game very seriously, studied and learned very hard to be able to win this freeroll. As he goes on to say:

"This strategic approach has helped me get better and better. This is a life changer for me.”

Phil Laak Suffers ATV Accident

Phil Laak and his friend, Antonio Esfandiari had some ATV quad fun in Oregon yesterday, which ended with Unabomber being taken to hospital, seven bones broken.

Phil Laak first informed public on Twitter that he had suffered an accident on Thursday, so instead of casinos, he will enjoy the Oregon hospital for some time: “Atv accident, massive arm injury and lacerations to eye in oregon. Life is good”

Later on, other details surfaced in connection with the accident. Phil went on an ATV trip in the Oregon desert with Esfandiari, and unfortunately Laak crashed his quad, which cost him seven bones and an eye injury.

Phil posted the following picture on Twitter:

Phil Laak

There is no information yet concerning when Laak will recover. Poker pros follow each other sending their get-well wishes, with Doyle Brunson noting in his usual dark humor that he would be happy to take care of Jennifer Tilly if Phil’s state turned worse.

Personalized Number Plates at the WSOP

Pokerati, the popular poker blog posted a recent article containing some photos, about personalized number plates from poker players' cars. Of course they all contained poker related terms showing the car owners' love of the game. One of the plates is from Scotty Nguyen's car. I think you can guess which one. Smile

Check out the photos posted on Pokerati.

Ferrari Lets Buyers Wait for the New 458 Italia

Ferrari‘s latest supercar, the 458 Italia impressed and drew in the crowd when it made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show on the 15th September 2009. The 458 Italia which is the replacement for the sought after F430, and is considered one of the most wanted supercars.

Ferrari 458 Italia

Despite it costing around $280,000 USD, buyers worldwide are still lining up to get their hands on the new 458 Italia. But having the cash and going down to your local dealer will not get you seated in your new 458 Italia straight away. Buyers will have to wait to enjoy their new ride with Ferrari recently announcing that there is a 2 year worldwide waiting list.

This is not an uncommon occurrence for Ferrari to let its customers wait for their new car because of the simple fact that every Ferrari is built to order. Every single car is different.

Nissan GT-R: The Supercar Executer without the Heart Stopping Price Tag

The GT-R produced by Nissan was first released in Japan on December 6, 2007 and it wasn’t until March of 2009 that it arrived on the shore lines of the rest of the world. The Nissans GT-R also known as the Godzilla is truly an engineering master piece designed from the ground up. Either it be, form it sleek aero dynamic design, to its intelligent computer system with launch control, everything about this car reeks of Supercar status.

Nissan GT-R

White Zombie - The World’s Fastest Electrical Powered Car

For years now we have always heard and thought that electrical cars will never be able to produce as much power as a fossil fueled powered car, but this is all set to change. John Wayland the developer of the White Zombie, an electrical powered 1972 Datsun 1200 2-door sedan is busting this myth and doing it in style, challenging the v8 petrol heads on the drag strip.

The White Zombie a full electrical powered 1972 Datsun is the world record holder for the fast street legal electric vehicle and runs the 1/4 mile at an impressive 11.4 seconds @ 114 mph, which is just as fast as a 2006 v8 Chevrolet Corvette. The Datsun optimized for 1/4 mile runs, rather than range is also a proud member of the "100 mph Club".

Win an Aston Martin DB9 Coupé!

The winner of PartyPoker’s latest promotion ’Drive the Dream’ will be given the keys to drive home an Aston Martin DB9 Coupé from London Grand Final, of an estimated value of $150,000. Besides the car, other valuable goodies are also up for grabs.

The PartyPoker Drive the Dream promotion will run from 27th April to 12th September 2010 and you can qualify for the London Grand Final on the 2nd October.

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