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Hossein Ensan Continues Dominance, Garry Gates Falters on WSOP Main Event Final Table Day 2

Hossein Ensan Continues Dominance, Garry Gates Falters on WSOP Main Event Final Table Day 2

Jon Sofen - July 16th, 2019
Hossein Ensan put on another big stack poker clinic during Day Two at the WSOP Main Event final table. The session also saw two eliminations, including poker media and fan […]
Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Welcomes Chris Moneymaker and David Oppenheim

Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Welcomes Chris Moneymaker and David Oppenheim

Jon Sofen - July 15th, 2019
The man partially responsible for poker’s massive growth 16 years ago, Chris Moneymaker, will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame class of 2019. He will be joined by […]
WSOP Main Event Final Table Day Two LIVE Blog (July 15, 2019)

WSOP Main Event Final Table Day Two LIVE Blog (July 15, 2019)

Jon Sofen - July 15th, 2019
Four new millionaires were eliminated on Sunday, the first of three sessions at the 2019 WSOP Main Event final table. That leaves just five individuals who still have a shot […]
Fairplay Launches Website Featuring Video from Rob Yong, But Little Else So Far

Fairplay Launches Website Featuring Video from Rob Yong, But Little Else So Far

CardsChat News - July 15th, 2019
Fairplay, the initiative launched by Partypoker partner Rob Yong with the stated goal of protecting the safety of the poker community, now has a home on the web thanks to […]
Bollywood Star Minissha Lamba Swaps Silver Screen for Indian Poker Scene

Bollywood Star Minissha Lamba Swaps Silver Screen for Indian Poker Scene

Daniel Smyth - July 15th, 2019
Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba says she’s turned her back on the big screen in favor of playing poker. Discussing her recent break from acting with the Mumbai Mirror, Lamba said […]
Kevin Maahs Stalling, Daria Sammartino’s Attire, Story of WSOP Main Event Final Table Day One

Kevin Maahs Stalling, Daria Sammartino’s Attire, Story of WSOP Main Event Final Table Day One

Jon Sofen - July 15th, 2019
Kevin Maahs was the top story from Day One at the 2019 WSOP Main Event final table, and not for the right reasons. The Chicago Cubs-hat-wearing IT specialist caused a […]
Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Alleged $22 Million Fraud May Have Helped Dennis Blieden Win WPT Title

Daniel Smyth - July 15th, 2019
Poker player Dennis Blieden may have won a World Poker Tour (WPT) title with ill-gotten gains according to fraud charges brought by the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Indicting the […]
Data: History on Chip Leader Hossein Ensan’s Side at WSOP Main Event Final Table

Data: History on Chip Leader Hossein Ensan’s Side at WSOP Main Event Final Table

Jon Sofen - July 14th, 2019
If the past 10 years of data is any indication, Hossein Ensan will have a favorable outcome at the 2019 WSOP Main Event final table which begins tonight at 6:30 […]
Keith Tilston Wins WSOP $100K High Roller, Daniel Negreanu Falls Short Again

Keith Tilston Wins WSOP $100K High Roller, Daniel Negreanu Falls Short Again

Jon Sofen - July 14th, 2019
Daniel Negreanu will eventually win another bracelet, but the six-time WSOP champion again came up short, this time in the $100,000 High Roller No Limit Hold’em, as he finished in […]
WSOP Main Event Final Table Day One Live Blog (July 14, 2019)

WSOP Main Event Final Table Day One Live Blog (July 14, 2019)

Jon Sofen - July 14th, 2019
The most exciting final table in poker – the WSOP Main Event – kicks off tonight at 7 pm PT. One of the nine remaining players will take home an […]
Fan Favorite Garry Gates Headlines Inexperienced But Intriguing WSOP Main Event Final Table

Fan Favorite Garry Gates Headlines Inexperienced But Intriguing WSOP Main Event Final Table

Jon Sofen - July 13th, 2019
The second largest WSOP Main Event in history is down to its final nine players. And while most of the players at the final table don’t have much experience running […]