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Shaun Deeb Third Lifetime WSOP Bracelet in $25K High Roller Pushes Pro Closer to POY

Shaun Deeb Third Lifetime WSOP Bracelet in $25K High Roller Pushes Pro Closer to POY

CardsChat Tournament News - June 24th, 2018

On a 2018 World Series of Poker weekend packed with massive fields and final tables, Shaun Deeb — now ranked 135th in the US among live tournament poker players for […]

Phil Ivey Having Forgettable WSOP,  Still Time to Turn Things Around

Phil Ivey Having Forgettable WSOP, Still Time to Turn Things Around

Jon Sofen - June 23rd, 2018

In a game with high variance, even the great ones sometimes struggle. Phil Ivey is off to a rocky start this summer in his return to the US tournament circuit, having cashed […]

‘Retired’ Vanessa Selbst to Compete in WSOP Main Event (for Charity)

‘Retired’ Vanessa Selbst to Compete in WSOP Main Event (for Charity)

Jon Sofen - June 23rd, 2018

Vanessa Selbst is putting her money where her mouth is. While many speak out against social injustices but never do anything else to help the cause, the former PokerStars Team […]

Jason Somerville Partners with PokerStars for Run It Up Twitch Studio Venture

Jason Somerville Partners with PokerStars for Run It Up Twitch Studio Venture

Daniel Smyth - June 22nd, 2018

Jason Somerville and PokerStars have joined forces to help build-up poker’s presence on the popular live streaming channel Twitch. As detailed in a June 14 press release, Jason Somerville’s Run […]

Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video)

Settling Down? Dan Bilzerian Seen Playing $1/2 NL at Red Rock Poker Room in Las Vegas (Video)

CardsChat News - June 21st, 2018

Dan Bilzerian once claimed that he lost $3.6 million in a poker game, but the millionaire playboy was at no risk of losing anywhere near that much at a $1/2 […]

Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?

Phil Hellmuth Struggles to Find WSOP Bracelet No. 15. Is the Poker Brat Past His Prime?

Jon Sofen - June 21st, 2018

It was another swing and a miss for Phil Hellmuth in his quest for a 15th WSOP bracelet, but this time he can definitively blame bad luck, not what some consider […]

Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?

Data: Who Are the Best Players Today to Never Win a WSOP Bracelet?

CardsChat News - June 21st, 2018

Dan Smith could be called the Phil Mickelson of Poker, after yet another close call with WSOP gold. Smith finished in third place in the $50,000 buy-in WSOP Poker Players Championship […]

Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel

Doug Polk Takes on ‘Mainstream’ News Topics with New YouTube Channel

Jon Sofen - June 20th, 2018

Doug Polk has little interest in playing poker these days and plans on competing only in the WSOP Main Event this summer. But he’s found a new hobby: Discussing mainstream news […]

Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead

Mizrachi Grinds Out Third WSOP $50K PPC Title, Hennigan Moves into POY Lead

Jon Sofen - June 20th, 2018

Michael Mizrachi became the first three-time champion in the $50,000 buy-in WSOP Poker Players Championship on Tuesday, an accomplishment three-time WPT winner Chino Rheem called “one of the most impressive things […]

2018 WSOP at Halfway Point: Doyle’s ‘Retirement,’ Underwhelming Colossus, POY Up for Grabs

2018 WSOP at Halfway Point: Doyle’s ‘Retirement,’ Underwhelming Colossus, POY Up for Grabs

Jon Sofen - June 19th, 2018

The first half of the 2018 WSOP has been predictably exciting. Poker media honored Doyle Brunson, who said he was retiring before clarifying that he’s only kinda-sorta retiring, Phil Hellmuth […]

Michael Mizrachi Fights for Third WSOP $50K PPC Bracelet as Final Table Chip Leader

Michael Mizrachi Fights for Third WSOP $50K PPC Bracelet as Final Table Chip Leader

Jon Sofen - June 19th, 2018

Maybe the WSOP’s Poker Players Championship should be renamed the Michael Mizrachi Invitational. “The Grinder,” a two-time champion in this event, ended Day Four with a massive chip lead with […]