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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guinness and Poker: Stars Group Seeking World Record Publicity with Common Cents Series

Guinness and Poker: Stars Group Seeking World Record Publicity with Common Cents Series

Daniel Smyth - June 18th, 2018

PokerStars is looking to break another world record on June 24 when it hosts the latest incarnation of its super low stakes tournament series, Common Cents. Launched in 2015, the […]

Lovers’ Quarrel? Alex Foxen and Kristen Bicknell Finish 1st and 2nd at MSPT Venetian

Lovers’ Quarrel? Alex Foxen and Kristen Bicknell Finish 1st and 2nd at MSPT Venetian

Jon Sofen - June 18th, 2018

A couple that wins poker tournaments together, stays together. The $5,000 buy-in Mid-States Poker Tour Venetian Main Event had 178 entries and it came down to one of poker’s most […]

WSOP 2018 $1,500 Stud Showdown: Anti-Royalty Music Titan Steve Albini Beats Down Poker Royalty Ferguson and Lisandro

WSOP 2018 $1,500 Stud Showdown: Anti-Royalty Music Titan Steve Albini Beats Down Poker Royalty Ferguson and Lisandro

Jon Sofen - June 17th, 2018

Outspoken music producer Steve Albini — who’s made no bones about dissing the practices of his own industry when it comes to exploitation of artists and refusing to take royalties from […]

A Tale of Two Championships: WSOP Seniors Draws Largest Field Ever as $50K PPC Gets Underway

A Tale of Two Championships: WSOP Seniors Draws Largest Field Ever as $50K PPC Gets Underway

CardsChat Tournament News - June 16th, 2018

Seventy-seven of the most distinguished players in poker took their seats in the Amazon Room on Friday, in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship. But you almost could hardly notice, as […]