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Hammer-Time at WSOP, Greenstein’s Rising Star, Brunson on Fire, and Hughes Wins Nothing to Take POY Lead

Hammer-Time at WSOP, Greenstein’s Rising Star, Brunson on Fire, and Hughes Wins Nothing to Take POY Lead

Jon Sofen - June 25th, 2017

A lot of action and buzz at the 2017 World Series of Poker this weekend, including a turbo smackdown by the “Hammer,” a bracelet victory for an Israeli player who […]

Dmitry Yurasov Steamrolls $10K NL Hold’em Six-Handed Final Table, Norman Chad Gets Trompled in HORSE

Dmitry Yurasov Steamrolls $10K NL Hold’em Six-Handed Final Table, Norman Chad Gets Trompled in HORSE

Jon Sofen - June 24th, 2017

Dmitry Yurasov needed less time than Norman Chad’s first two marriages lasted to polish off his final table opponents in WSOP Event #42, $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed. Shall we continue […]

Choong Weng Wins 2017 APT Macau, Ending Malaysian Drought on Asian Poker Tour

Choong Weng Wins 2017 APT Macau, Ending Malaysian Drought on Asian Poker Tour

John Reger - June 23rd, 2017

Choong Kian Weng didn’t realize when he won the APT Macau 2017 on Thursday that he was making history. But he was the first person from Malaysia to win a […]

Seniors Rule the Day at WSOP 2017: TJ Cloutier Still In It to Win It, While Ernest Bohn Wins $1,500 Stud Hi-Lo

Seniors Rule the Day at WSOP 2017: TJ Cloutier Still In It to Win It, While Ernest Bohn Wins $1,500 Stud Hi-Lo

Jon Sofen - June 23rd, 2017

It’s WSOP 2017, and super senior T.J. Cloutier can still play poker. The 77-year-old Texan, who’s won almost $10.5 million over his lifetime in live tournament cashes, is doing a […]

Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress

Beth Shak Pennsylvania Home Broken Into, Hacking Horror Continues for Poker’s Shoe Empress

Jon Sofen - June 22nd, 2017

Not many would want to be in celebrity poker player Beth Shak’s famously expensive shoes right now. After hightailing it out of her Manhattan digs in early June to escape […]

WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down

WSOP Halfway Point: Bracelet # 2 for McKeehen, Kakhmazov Scores Second Big Summer Win, First-Timer Takes One Down

Chad Holloway - June 22nd, 2017

Wednesday marked the halfway point of the 2017 World Series of Poker, and to celebrate officials released some stats assessing the health of the Series so far. In addition, three […]

WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu

WSOP: Rare Title Defense in Super Seniors, Quickie Bracelet Score in Super Turbo, Jaka and Madsen Leading, Limited Negreanu

Chad Holloway - June 21st, 2017

Day 21 of the 2017 World Series of Poker saw two players capture bracelets, one of whom did it last year in the same event, and the other claiming gold […]

Phil Ivey Headlines Possible 2017 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

Phil Ivey Headlines Possible 2017 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

Jon Sofen - June 20th, 2017

Phil Ivey turned 40 this past February, making him eligible for the Poker Hall of Fame. The 10-time WSOP bracelet winner is expected to be a near-unanimous selection. Poker fans […]

Bracelet Bonanza on WSOP Day 20 for Young German Phenom, Journeyman Senior, and Rising Power Player Ben Yu

Bracelet Bonanza on WSOP Day 20 for Young German Phenom, Journeyman Senior, and Rising Power Player Ben Yu

Chad Holloway - June 20th, 2017

Some people play poker to escape the slog of a traditional work week. But any semblance of a relaxing weekend was over by Monday, the 20th day of the 2017 […]

Matusow Makes a Final Table, Celebrates Russian Bracelet Fantasy Win, as Seniors Young and Super Play On at WSOP

Matusow Makes a Final Table, Celebrates Russian Bracelet Fantasy Win, as Seniors Young and Super Play On at WSOP

Jon Sofen - June 19th, 2017

Mike Matusow had a great day on Sunday at the 2017 World Series of Poker. The Mouth made a final table, but even more exciting for him, it seemed, was […]

Negreanu Comes Up Short Again, WSOP POY Point System in Question, and Kessler Steals a Soda from Brunson

Negreanu Comes Up Short Again, WSOP POY Point System in Question, and Kessler Steals a Soda from Brunson

Jon Sofen - June 18th, 2017

Daniel Negreanu will eventually make headlines for winning his seventh career WSOP bracelet. Today is not that day. Kid Poker came up five places short of winning Event #30, $10,000 […]