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UMG To Provide Competitive Gaming Booths at 2018 WSOP
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, May 10th, 2018

UMG Media Corp (UMG), a premier North American esports company, has partnered with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) to bring competitive gaming to the prestigious poker festival in Las Vegas this summer. Last year, the WSOP attracted more than a quarter of a million... 

WSOP Introduces Tri-State Online Poker Promotions
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, April 27th, 2018

On May 1st, Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey are set to launch their shared online poker network, with the compact permitting residents to compete against each other across state borders. At this early stage, however, just the WSOP/888poker partnership has a presence... 

Daniel Negreanu To Spend $2 Million at 2018 WSOP
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, April 13th, 2018

No one makes it to the top of their profession without putting in countless hours of groundwork, and this is no more true than in poker where a player’s rewards are measured by the time and effort that they are prepared to put into their games. Case in point,... 

888 Renews Its WSOP Main Event 8-Team Contest
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, April 13th, 2018

In 2015, 888poker became the official sponsor of the World Series of Poker, and in 2017 it subsequently sent teams representing five different nations to the $10k Main Event as part of its inaugural 8-Team promotion. This year, the operator has announced that it... 

Woman Disguised as Man to Enter 2018 WSOP Main Event
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, March 16th, 2018

A woman poker pro and author who goes by the pen name Sia Layta says that she will be entering the $10k WSOP Main Event this summer disguised as a man. The prime reason for doing so, however, is apparently to support an upcoming book of hers entitled ‘Black... 

Chris Ferguson Back On Top of WSOP POY Leaderboard
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Chris Ferguson has regained his pole position atop of the 2017 WSOP Player of the Year Leaderboard, where he currently sit with 1,046.56 points, ahead of nearest rivals Ryan Hughes (961.23) and John Racener (956.72). These players now represent the only real challengers... 

Taxman Wins Big at 2017 WSOP Main Event
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Each year after a new WSOP Main Event champion is crowned, the question is inevitably raised as to “how much money they will actually receive from their bumper first place prize?” The 2017 winner Scott Blumstein, for instance, collected a whopping $8.15... 

2017 WSOP Main Event Most Entertaining in Years
Written by M. Rhodes | Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The 2017 WSOP Main Event attracted the third largest field in the tournament’s history, with the 7,221 players who took part this year just 98 players off the 2010 total of 7,319 players, and 1,552 players short of the all-time record set in 2010 of 8,773... 

Top Poker Tweets from 2017 WSOP (Week 8)
Written by M. Rhodes | Monday, July 24th, 2017

The 2017 WSOP which got underway at the end of May has now reached its conclusion after Scott Blumstein won this year’s Main Event for a massive $8.15 million. Commenting on the last hand of the tournament, Alen Kessler had his own take on the action, though,... 

Scott Blumstein Wins 2017 WSOP Main Event for $8.15M
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, July 24th, 2017

Scott Blumstein has become this year’s WSOP Main Event champion, after besting a field of 7,221 players over 10 days, including Dan Ott heads-up, to claim tournament poker’s most prestigious title, as well its life-changing $8,150,000 first place prize.... 

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