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WPT DeepStacks To Make Historic Stop in Texas
06 Aug 2019
Aaron Zang made history over the weekend after winning the Triton Million Charity Invitational No-Limit Hold’em tournament. The high roller tournament set a new record for the largest buy-in in poker history at £1,050,000, which converts to approximately $1.77 million US. A total of 54 entrants ponied up the nearly $2 million buy-in. For outlasting
World Poker Tour Sold To Chinese Company For $35 Million
02 Aug 2019
The 18th season of the World Poker Tour kicked off last week with the premiere event of the new season – the WPT Garden Poker Festival. Played at the Gardens Casino in Los Alamito California, the $5,000 main event ended up with a 373-player field. That led to a $1,753,100 prize pool. The bulk of
New Software Rattles Heads-Up Poker Player
26 Jul 2019
The future takeover of the human race by Skynet may end up starting at the poker table. A new paper released last week in the academic journal Science reported on a new poker playing AI bot that has taken AI to another level. The AI poker player dubbed Pluribus played and won at a six-player
pennsylvania online poker
23 Jul 2019
Previous reports that stated online poker would launch in the state of Pennsylvania on July 15 have proven to be wrong. July 15th came and went last week and no online poker rooms went live in the Keystone State. Nearly two years have passed since Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf legalized online gambling in the state.
Update Day 1B: WSOP 2010 Main Event Winners And Losers
17 Jul 2019
The second largest main event in World Series of Poker history has been won by Hussein Ensan. The 55-year-old poker player outlasted a field of 8,569 players to wins poker’s biggest prize and $10 million. It was Ensan’s first WSOP win and by far the largest cash of his poker career. Heading into the main
Negreanu and Polk Feuding Again!
16 Jul 2019
In the event with the biggest buy-in at this year’s World Series of Poker, Keith Tilston claimed his first WSOP bracelet. The high roller player was the last man standing in the $100,000 No-Limit Hold’em High Roller tournament. Along his first WSOP bracelet Tilston also pocketed the largest cash of his live-poker career, $2,792,406. The
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 5)
13 Jul 2019
Another seven-figure cash has been paid out at the 2019 World Series of Poker. The $50,000 Final Fifty No-Limit Hold’em tournament concluded at the WSOP on Wednesday, and the last man standing was Danny Tang. It was the first WSOP win for Tang, who also become only the second person from Hong Kong to win
World Team Poker Event 2010 Won By China
08 Jul 2019
The 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event packed the Amazon Room at the Rio in Las Vegas again this year, with the second-largest field in WSOP history. The $10,000 main event drew a massive 8,569-player field this year. That’s up from the 7,874 that played last year, but still short of the record field
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 7)
04 Jul 2019
Robert Campbell headed to the 2019 World Series of Poker looking for his first WSOP bracelet. Now he’s got two. Campbell, from Melbourne, Australia, won his second WSOP bracelet of 2019 earlier this week after winning the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship. That win came a few weeks after he claimed
Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 7)
02 Jul 2019
Aside from the main event, the most prestigious event on the schedule at the World Series of Poker may be the $50,000 Poker Players Championship. According to some poker pros, it is more prestigious. One player holding that opinion is Phil Hui, the 2019 winner of the Poker Players Championship. Hui outlasted a 74-player field
WSOP Creates Mere 8% Bump in Online Poker Cash Game Traffic
02 Jul 2019
Two more new millionaires were crowned this week at the World Series of Poker. The first to post a seven-figure cash, and claim his first WSOP bracelet, was Kainalu McCue-Unciano in the Monster Stack $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament. McCue-Unciano outlasted a large 6,035-player field to cash $1,008,850. It was by-far the biggest cash of his
Stephen Chidwick Crowned 2018 US Poker Open Champion
26 Jun 2019
After numerous heartbreaks and close calls poker pro Stephen Chidwick has finally won his first World Series of Poker bracelet. Chidwick outlasted a 278-player field in the $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller tournament to claim his first WSOP win and cash $1,618,417. That was most won at the WSOP so far this year. It’s been
John Hennigan Captures 5th WSOP Bracelet after $10k HORSE Success
20 Jun 2019
Known as one of the best Seven Card Stud players in the world, John Hennigan lived up to the billings this week by claiming his sixth career World Series of Poker bracelet. Hennigan bested an 88-player field in the tournament to cash $245,451 in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship. The field may sound small,
WSOP Creates Mere 8% Bump in Online Poker Cash Game Traffic
19 Jun 2019
Adam Friedman did the improbable earlier this week after he won the $10,000 Dealer’s Choice tournament at the World Series of Poker for the second consecutive year. Friedman faced a 122-player field in the difficult tournament and outlasted them all to claim his third career WSOP bracelet and cash $312,417. That surpassed his winnings in
14 Jun 2019
Another seven-figure cash has been handed out at the World Series of Poker after John Gorsuch’s amazing comeback win in the Millionaire Maker. The $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament had an 8,809-player field this year. Gorsuch outlasted them all to claim $1,344,930 and his first WSOP bracelet. Gorsuch looked like the was going to be the
13 Jun 2019
In a decision released earlier this week, U.S District Court Judge Paul Barnadoro has overturned the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) new opinion on the Wire Act. The Wire Act makes the transmission of wagers across state line illegal. Earlier this year the DOJ released a new opinion on the Wire Act that stated it applied