Oct 3rd 2013

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Dec 21st 2012

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Jul 1st 2012

Canadian Simon Charette Wins Event 23

For 25-year-old Canadian poker pro Simon Charette his victory in event 23, the $3,000 six-max event of the 2012 WSOP was especially meaningful. Last year, Charette finished second in event 48 for a respectable $404,235, but as every player knows, it’s all about the win. “Second place last year hurt.” Recalled Charette, “I cried for [...]

Jul 1st 2012

Randy Ohel Wins Bracelet in Competition for the Worst Hand Possible

If you feel like you’re unlucky, and who among us doesn’t? Then Deuce-to-Seven Limit Triple Draw Lowball is the game for you. Since 1973 the WSOP has been spreading a Deuce-to-Seven Limit Triple Draw Lowball game, and it’s entirely possible that during the series is the one time a year you can find the game [...]

Jun 29th 2012

Belgium Online Poker Pro Michael Gathy Wins WSOP Gold

Event 21 of the WSOP drew the second-largest field of the series to-date with 2,799 players registering for a chance at poker immortality. Michael Gathy, a 23-year professional poker player from Brussels, Belgium was among those ponying up the $1,000 buy-in as he prepared to take his seat for what was sure to be a [...]

Jun 29th 2012

Benjamin Scholl Minraises to Victory in Event 20

Limit Hold’em may not be everyone’s cup of tea; indeed only 166 players entered the $5,000 Limit Hold’em Championship, but for Ben Scholl there is no greater game and his newly acquired gold bracelet shows that he knows how to play the game and play it quite well. “I think you get involved in more [...]

Jun 29th 2012

Cliff Goldkind, Event 19 Champion

It took three full days of play for Cliff Goldkind to champion the 2,302-player event 19 of the 2012 WSOP. At $1500 a pop, the tourney created a total prize pool of $3,107,700 and at the end of it all, the 24-year-old college student from Potomac, Maryland was the man with all the chips, the [...]

Jun 21st 2012

Phil Hellmuth Wins 12th WSOP Bracelet

Hellmuth faced an impossibly stacked final table in the $2,500 Seven-Card Razz event, event 18 of the 2012 WSOP. Among the final eight players were six bracelet winners with a combined twenty bracelets. The gallery was packed as the final hand was dealt as throngs of spectators gathered around the table to watch history in [...]

Jun 19th 2012

Andy Frankenberger Defeats Phil Ivey, Wins Event 17

The rail was stacked as spectators gathered to watch the most significant final table of the WSOP so far this year. Event 17, the $10,000 buy-in pot limit hold’em event, drew 179 entrants with many of the games biggest names among them. The final table included Phil Ivey, looking for bracelet number 9, internet sensation [...]

Jun 17th 2012

Three Bracelets in Three Years for Matt Matros

Matt Matros, a thirty-five year old professional poker player from New York, became the sixth player in the history of the WSOP to win bracelets in three consecutive years following his victory in event 16, the $1,500 buy-in no limit hold’em six-max. The event drew 1,604 participants generating a $2,165,400 prize pool with Matros taking [...]

Jun 15th 2012

Adam Friedman Defeats Todd Brunson for WSOP Gold

Day three of event 15 of the World Series of poker saw two big names looking to make history. Phil Hellmuth and Phily Ivey were both still alive when 19 players remained. Hellmuth would be looking to pick up his 12th gold bracelet, widening the gap between himself and Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan to [...]

Jun 15th 2012

Brandon Schaefer Wins Event 14 Shootout

For seven years following the Moneymaker boom, Brendon Schaefer made his living playing poker, but he found that poker was just a “means to an end” and wanted a more fulfilling “means” in his life. Nine months ago, Schaefer made the decision to quit playing poker fulltime and enlist in the U.S. Army to become [...]

Jun 15th 2012

Dr. David Arsht Trades Stethoscope for Bracelet

David Arsht will be heading back to Philidelphia with plenty to brag about to his poker buddies. Arsht is a 66 year-old semi-retired urologist who recently won event 13 of the World Series of Poker. His victory was worth $211,921 and a coveted gold WSOP bracelet. “I don’t think my friends think that I had [...]

Jun 13th 2012

Brian Hastings Wins First WSOP Bracelet

Brian Hastings has been a dominant player in the online poker scene both in tournaments and in nose-bleed cash games. A Pennsylvania native, Hastings relocated to Vancouver, British Columbia last year in an effort to preserve his bankroll and continue his success as an online poker pro following the events of Black Friday. His victory [...]

Jun 13th 2012

Event 11 of the 2012 WSOP Goes to Vincent van der Fluit

Vincent van der Fluit bested a field of 970 players in Event 11 of the 2012 World Series of Poker, becoming only the fourth Dutch-born player to win a WSOP event. The win was worth more than just the $265,211 in prize money to the 24-year-old online poker pro. “I had two very frustrating summer; [...]

Jun 13th 2012

Ashkan Razavi Wins Event 9 of the 2012 WSOP

Event 9 of the 2012 World Series of Poker had the largest turnout for a $1,500-level buy-in event at the WSOP in four years. When the last card fell it was Ashkan Razavi, a 30-year-old professional poker player from Maple Ridge, BC, who was left standing, or sitting in this case. Razavi outlasted a massive [...]

Jun 7th 2012

John Monnette Wins Second WSOP Bracelet in Event 10

When the final day of play in the $5,000 Seven Card Stud Event #10, sixteen player remained in the field. Among them were several big names including Bryn Kenney, Jeff Lisandro, John Monnette, Nick Schulman, Mike Sexton, Eugene Katchalov, Max Pescatori, and Cyndy Violette, each looking to walk away with a new gold bracelet and [...]

Jun 7th 2012

Joseph Cheong Finishes Runner-Up in Event 6 of the 2012 WSOP

In case the name doesn’t ring any bells, Joseph Cheong is the 2010 November-niner who finished in third place after his courageous six-bet jam with A-7 failed to improve against the pocket queens of eventual winner Johnathan Duhamel in what was the biggest pot ever in WSOP history. Cheong found himself once again starring down [...]

Jun 7th 2012

Andy Bloch Wins First WSOP Bracelet

The big story coming into the final day of play in Event #7, the $1500 Seven Card Stud Event, was whether or not chip leader David Williams could win the event once again as he did in 2006. But other possible story lines were perhaps equally viable. Caroline Hermesh remained in the pack and was [...]

May 18th 2012

Shaun Deeb SCOOPs Third Watch of the Series

It seems like every few days we are reporting about Shaun [censored] Deeb winning another SCOOP event. Actually, it doesn’t just seem that way; it is exactly what is happening. Deeb’s third SCOOP title of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker came, once again, in a Stud Event. This time it was event 26-H, [...]

May 18th 2012

The Micros are Back! Well, Sort of…

It’s been four months since the last episode of The Micros was released. For those not familiar, The Micros is a series of animated video shorts revolving around poker and featuring three online grinders named Chase, Max, and Balls. Fans of the series will be disappointed to learn that future episodes are not yet planned [...]

May 18th 2012

William Champion Leads Day 1a of UKIPT Dublin Maine Event

William Champion bagged 129,700 in chips at the end of Day 1a, the first flight of the PokerStars UK and Ireland Poker Tour Dublin Main Event at the CityWest Hotel. Champion is a fast-talking 46-year-old data storage engineer and father of four, hailing from Northern Ireland. He describes himself as poker enthusiast, noting that he [...]

May 11th 2012

Tom Dwan Scoops $3.8 Million Pot in Macau

While many players are preparing for the WSOP by perfecting their tournament skills in PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, Tom “durrrr” Dwan is instead playing in what must be a pretty lucrative cash game happening at the StarWorld Hotel’s Poker King Club in Macau. The Macau Big Game, as it is called, has been [...]

May 11th 2012

WSOP.com Will Stream WSOP Final Tables Online

From May 28th through July 8th,up to three World Series of Poker final tables will be streaming live via WSOP.com. The live streams will cover all 60 gold bracelet events and will feature six different camera angles and commentary by David Tuchman and a rotating cast of player commentators. The streams are scheduled to begin [...]

May 11th 2012

Shaun Deeb Lands Second Career SCOOP Victory

The $2000 buy-in 2012 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker Stud Event (10-H) attracted 64 players creating a $128,000 prize pool, well in excess of the $25,000 guaranteed. Longtime online poker professional Shaun Deeb was the eventual champion taking home $41,600 after defeating “TheMuppet” in heads up action. The win marks the second career SCOOP [...]