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Mohsin Charania Wins WSOP $1,500 NLHE Event for Triple Crown
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, June 30th, 2017

A total of 1,580 players entered WSOP Event #52: $1,500 No Limit Hold’em to create a $691,200 prize pool. Following three days of action at the Rio, it was Mohsin Charania who would subsequently overcome the field, including Cary Katz heads-up, to claim a... 

New Jersey iPoker Traffic Down 23% Since March
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, June 30th, 2017

Each year, Nevada’s online poker market may experience a traffic boost due to the annual World Series of Poker taking place in Las Vegas from the end of May to mid-July, but online poker markets elsewhere tend to suffer the summer blues as people find more... 

UK’s Max Silver Captures WSOP $3k LHE Bracelet
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, June 30th, 2017

Max Silver has won Event #53 of the WSOP, $3,000 Limit Hold’em 6-Handed, after defeating a field of 256 players over three days on his way to lifting the title, and collecting a first place prize of $172,645. Commenting on a victory which now pushes his live... 

Chris Ferguson in Contention for 2017 WSOP Player of the Year
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, June 29th, 2017

This is hardly the headline that poker fans would like to hear, but nonetheless Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson is currently a strong contender for the 2017 WSOP Player of the Year award. 2016 The 54 year-old Californian pro returned to the WSOP arena back in 2016,... 

Trio of 888poker Ambassadors Aiming High at WSOP 2017
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, June 29th, 2017

888poker is the main sponsor of the World Series of Poker currently taking place in Las Vegas, and as such is being represented by a full contingent of its ambassadors, including Chris Moorman, Bruno Politano, and Dominik Nitsche. With 50 of its 74 event schedule... 

Brian Yoon Triumphs at WSOP Monster Stack Event
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, June 29th, 2017

On Wednesday, Brian Yoon made his third career WSOP final table, this time at Event #47: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em MONSTER STACK. By the end of play the Californian subsequently showed that he knows how to close out a contest after overcoming his fellow competitors,... 

Impact of Resorts World Manila Closure
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The Philippines has a thriving casino industry that is run by the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), with 5% of all the organization’s winnings going to the Bureau of Internal Revenue, and around 47% funnelled into the national... 

Veteran Poker Players Riding High at WSOP 2017
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Over the past decade, the World Series of Poker has come to increasingly be dominated by a younger generation of pros that have grown up sharpening their skills online. One has to just take a look at past winners of the Main Event to highlight this point, as after... 

Chris Vitch Doubles Bracelet Tally at WSOP 2017
Written by A. Mitchell | Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Building on his bracelet victory at last year’s WSOP $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw event, Chris Vitch has done it again, this time at the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. Commenting after his impressive performance against an exceptionally... 

Nathan Gamble Captures 2017 WSOP Bracelet in Las Vegas
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

WSOP Event #46: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hi-Lo 8 or Better proved a popular affair, with a total of 830 players entering the tournament to create a prize pool of $1,120,500. Eventually topping the field at the end of play was a player aptly called Nathan Gamble, who subsequently...