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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.... 

2017 WSOP Main Event Final Table Now Down to 7 Players
Written by S. Taylor | Friday, July 21st, 2017

On Thursday, this year’s Main Event finalists returned to the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas to resume their quest for WSOP glory, and by the end of the day two players were sent to the rail, with the remainder picking up the action later today. Heading... 

Chris Ferguson Odds On To Win 2017 WSOP POY
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, July 21st, 2017

Following an incredible run at the 2017 World Series of Poker in which he cashed in 17 tournaments for a total payout of $380,200, Chris Ferguson now sits atop the WSOP Player of the Year leaderboard with 898.46 points. Consequently, he now looks odds on to win... 

2017 WSOP Enjoys Record-Breaking Summer
Written by M. Rhodes | Thursday, July 20th, 2017

This 2017 World Series of Poker was the most well-attended since the world’s most prestigious poker tournament series began back in 1970. In total, a record 120,995 players attended the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and to put matters into... 

Man Accused of Manslaughter Wins $101,444 at WSOP Main Event
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

On April 26, Florida man Paul Senat was released from jail on a $35,000 bond connected to a manslaughter case involving the death of Darryl Rudolph, the father of New York Giants undrafted free agent Travis Rudolph. Rather than keeping a low profile, however, Senat,... 

Final Table Reached at 2017 WSOP Main Event
Written by S. Taylor | Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

The $10k WSOP Main Event attracted a total field of 7,221 players to create a prize pool worth almost $68 million, making it the third biggest in the tournament’s 48-year history. Day 7 then saw 27 competitors subsequently return to the Rio and play down... 

Adrian Moreno Wins 2017 WSOP Little One for One Drop for $528,316
Written by A. Mitchell | Monday, July 17th, 2017

Even though the Main Event is still taking place, Event #74: $1,111 The Little One for One Drop is officially the last tournament to be featured at this year’s World Series of Poker. A total of 4,391 players subsequently entered the event to create a prize...