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Final Table Set at WPT Choctaw, Play Resumes in Las Vegas May 31

Final Table Set at WPT Choctaw, Play Resumes in Las Vegas May 31

Jon Sofen - May 21st, 2019
Will Berry will take a chip lead to the the final table of the WPT Choctaw when it resumes May 31 at the HyperX Esports Arena on the Las Vegas […]
Chris Moneymaker Launches Poker Series, Includes Stops in Texas

Chris Moneymaker Launches Poker Series, Includes Stops in Texas

Jon Sofen - May 21st, 2019
Chris Moneymaker likes to gamble, and he’s doing that with his new Moneymaker Poker Series. The tour, which begins in July, includes two stops in Texas, a state where poker’s […]
WPT Choctaw Day Two: Darren Elias Busts, Bubble Bursts, Arthur Morris Leads

WPT Choctaw Day Two: Darren Elias Busts, Bubble Bursts, Arthur Morris Leads

Jon Sofen - May 20th, 2019
World Poker Tour G.O.A.T. Darrren Elias couldn’t escape the pocket aces curse on Day Two at WPT Choctaw as the bubble burst, but he did secure his record 36th cash. […]
50 Types of People You’ll Encounter This Summer at the 50th Annual WSOP

50 Types of People You’ll Encounter This Summer at the 50th Annual WSOP

Jon Sofen - May 19th, 2019
Walking through the hallways of the Rio Convention Center during the WSOP is quite an experience. On a good day, you might hear an obnoxious bad beat story that is […]
Numerous Past Champions Bag Chips on Day 1A at WPT Choctaw as POY Race Intensifies

Numerous Past Champions Bag Chips on Day 1A at WPT Choctaw as POY Race Intensifies

Jon Sofen - May 18th, 2019
Day 1A at the second WPT Choctaw of the 2018-2019 had 234 runners with 86 advancing to Day Two. Among those chip baggers is 12 former World Poker Tour champions, […]
Baseball Star Yasiel Puig Hosts Charity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles

Baseball Star Yasiel Puig Hosts Charity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles

Jon Sofen - May 15th, 2019
The 2019 baseball season hasn’t been kind to former Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig, who now plays in Cincinnati. But the on-field struggles didn’t stop the Cuban slugger from […]
VIDEO: Barry Greenstein Explains Leaving Team PokerStars on ‘Poker Life Podcast’

VIDEO: Barry Greenstein Explains Leaving Team PokerStars on ‘Poker Life Podcast’

Jon Sofen - May 14th, 2019
Barry Greenstein was Joe Ingram’s guest on the “Poker Life Podcast” Monday to discuss numerous issues, one being Barry’s reason to leave Team PokerStars after many years. Greenstein, who was […]
Rui Cao Notches Up Career-First by Winning Triton Poker Short Deck Event

Rui Cao Notches Up Career-First by Winning Triton Poker Short Deck Event

Daniel Smyth - May 13th, 2019
Triton Poker regular Rui Cao has continued his rich run of form in Montenegro with another seven-figure score. Picking up where he left off in 2018, the French national took […]
Bryn Kenney Ships Triton Montenegro Main Event for $2.7 Million, Now 3rd Biggest Poker Winner

Bryn Kenney Ships Triton Montenegro Main Event for $2.7 Million, Now 3rd Biggest Poker Winner

Jon Sofen - May 11th, 2019
Bryn Kenney is the champion of the Triton Montenegro Main Event, winning $2.7 million for his efforts, enough to bring him up to fourth place on poker’s all-time earnings list. […]
CardsChat Poker Podcast: Mohsin Charania’s Borderline Racist Tweet, WSOP Venue Change Rumors, and Annie Duke Won’t Go Away

CardsChat Poker Podcast: Mohsin Charania’s Borderline Racist Tweet, WSOP Venue Change Rumors, and Annie Duke Won’t Go Away

Jon Sofen - May 10th, 2019
Poker player Mohsin Charania caused an uproar when his tweet about Game of Thrones came off as anti-white. I give my thoughts on that issue in this edition of the […]
Alex Foxen Ranked #1 in World for 31st Straight Week, New Global Poker Index Record

Alex Foxen Ranked #1 in World for 31st Straight Week, New Global Poker Index Record

Jon Sofen - May 8th, 2019
For a record 31st straight week, Alex Foxen is the top-ranked poker player in the world according to the Global Poker Index. Fedor Holz, during his insane run of massive […]