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Brian Rast Wins $7.525 Million In Super High Roller Bowl

Brian Rast Wins $7.525 Million In Super High Roller Bowl

Philip Conneller - July 6th, 2015

Brian Rast has won the first-ever $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl, outlasting 42 of the world’s best to take home $7.525 million first-place prize. The sum represents the biggest score of Rast’s career to date and the 12th highest first-place prize in the history of tournament poker. In fact, it almost perfectly doubles his lifetime […]

WSOP Day 41: Main Event Day 1A Draws 741 to Starter Field, Quinn Do Wins $10K Dealers Choice

WSOP Day 41: Main Event Day 1A Draws 741 to Starter Field, Quinn Do Wins $10K Dealers Choice

Ed Scimia - July 6th, 2015

The Main Event of the World Series of Poker is officially underway, though it has not yet turned into the gigantic festival that most people associate with the signature poker event of the summer. Instead, the first day of play saw a rather modest field turn out, while just as much attention was given to […]

WSOP Day 40: It’s Time for Our Main Event, Anthony Spinella Wins Online

WSOP Day 40: It’s Time for Our Main Event, Anthony Spinella Wins Online

Ed Scimia - July 5th, 2015

The World Series of Poker is made up of 68 events this year, but for many, the summer comes down to one tournament: the $10,000 buy-in No Limit Holdem Championship, better known as the WSOP Main Event. And while it has been a long series with numerous storylines, controversies and memorable moments, it is finally […]

WSOP Day 39: Paul Hoefer Conquers Little One for One Drop, Andrew Barber Takes Home $10K H.O.R.S.E Bracelet

WSOP Day 39: Paul Hoefer Conquers Little One for One Drop, Andrew Barber Takes Home $10K H.O.R.S.E Bracelet

Ed Scimia - July 4th, 2015

Paul Hoefer has now joined the first-timers club at World Series of Poker 2015. Along with Andrew Barber, he’s just a little bit richer coming into this Independence Day. Preliminary events are finally wrapping up at the WSOP, with just a few more champions still to be declared before the Main Event, which starts on […]

WSOP Day 38: Andrew Barber Leads H.O.R.S.E Championship by a Nose

WSOP Day 38: Andrew Barber Leads H.O.R.S.E Championship by a Nose

Ed Scimia - July 3rd, 2015

Andrew Barber is hoping for more than a photo finish in the WSOP H.O.R.S.E event at today’s (hopefully) final table later in the day. With several high-profile pros on his tail, that may be a challenging order for the Californian, but with five cashes already in this year’s Series, he may just have what it […]

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame 2015 Now Open for Public Nominations

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame 2015 Now Open for Public Nominations

Daniel Smyth - July 2nd, 2015

It’s that time of the year when the poker community gets to decide which players should be lauded for their contribution to the game and inducted into the WSOP Poker Hall of Fame for 2015. Continuing the modern trend of giving the poker community at large a chance to have their say, the WSOP opened its […]

WSOP Day 37: WPT POY Anthony Zinno Garners First WSOP Bracelet in $25K High Roller PLO

WSOP Day 37: WPT POY Anthony Zinno Garners First WSOP Bracelet in $25K High Roller PLO

Ed Scimia - July 2nd, 2015

Anthony Zinno has had plenty of success in his poker career, and is having an excellent summer at this year’s World Series of Poker. But until last night, the most important accolade had alluded him: a World Series of Poker bracelet. Zinno Dominates Final Table to win $25K PLO Title Zinno lead throughout the entire […]

Exclusive Interview: Jason Somerville Talks to CardsChat About Run It Up, the WSOP, and Bringing Online Poker Back to the US

Exclusive Interview: Jason Somerville Talks to CardsChat About Run It Up, the WSOP, and Bringing Online Poker Back to the US

Ed Scimia - July 2nd, 2015

Jason Somerville was the first prominent professional poker player to embrace online streaming as a way to share poker with a broader audience. His web series Run It Up has become a worldwide success, garnering over 7.4 million views and more than 100,000 followers on Twitch. Somerville is also a member of Team PokerStars and […]

PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule

PokerStars Announces MicroMillions Schedule

Philip Conneller - July 1st, 2015

The Micro Millions, that orgy of low stakes poker, is back. The 11th edition of PokerStars’ low stakes, big field, big prize online poker festival will run from July 16 to 26 and offer $5,000,000 in guaranteed prize money across 100 micro-stakes events. Buy-ins for the side events range from $0.11 to $11, climbing to a whopping […]

WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event

WSOP Day 36: 4,555 Enter Little One for One Drop Charity Event

Ed Scimia - July 1st, 2015

The Little One for One Drop (LOFOD) may not have the massive buy-in that its larger cousins (this year’s High Roller for One Drop and the biennial $1 million Big One for One Drop) have, but it certainly makes up for it in volume. The World Series of Poker saw the LOFOD begin on Tuesday, […]

Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom

Successful APT Vietnam Could Spark Asian Poker Boom

Daniel Smyth - June 30th, 2015

Poker industry insiders have long lamented over where the next poker boom will occur and for the past few years the frontrunners in the debate have been India and Asia. Offering huge potential in terms of their overall populations, both markets have tentatively embraced the game, yet neither has fully latched onto it in a […]


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