Rocky McNatt, a 25-year-old from El Dorado, Calif., was among the chip leaders Friday during Day 4 of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship at the Rio Convention Center when he lost the biggest pot of the tournament to that point.
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Phil Ivey was stuck in reverse for most of the action during Day 3 of the World Series of Poker Main Event but bagged up 522,500 tournament chips when play was halted early by officials.
Celebrity stargazing is an annual tradition during the World Series of Poker Main Event, and the Main Event had many stars for its opening.
Igor Dubinskyy of Ukraine won the $1,111 buy-in Little One for One Drop tournament at the World Series of Poker on Sunday night at the Rio Convention Center.
During the height of the poker boom, the Rio Convention Center was filled with crazy hats and outlandish outfits during the World Series of Poker’s Main Event.
Daniel Colman is best known as a trash-talking online poker giant. On Tuesday, he became one of the richest live-tournament players of all time.
Haixia Zhang texted her husband on Saturday night with some bad news.
Haixia Zhang of Los Gatos, Calif., won the Ladies No-Limit Hold’em Championship at the World Series of Poker on Sunday at the Rio Convention Center.
Phil Ivey won the $1,500 buy-in Eight-Game Mix event at the World Series of Poker to earn his 10th gold bracelet and ensure he and Daniel Negreanu will collect on “The Bet.”
John Hennigan won the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship early Friday during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center. It was the third career gold bracelet for the renowned high-stakes cash-game player known as “Johnny World,” who earned more than $1.5 million.
Robert Mizrachi won the first-ever $1,500 buy-in Dealer’s Choice event Saturday night during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center.
This was expected to be the year of the Germans at the World Series of Poker, and so far the players from Deutschland have lived up to the hype. George Danzer became the first two-time bracelet winner at this year’s WSOP late Thursday at the Rio Convention Center.
Dan Heimiller of Las Vegas won the $1,000 buy-in Seniors No-Limit Hold ’em Championship late Sunday during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center.
The Seniors Event at the World Series of Poker started in 2001 with a modest 340 entrants. A few more than that turned up Friday at the Rio Convention Center for the $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship.
Las Vegas resident Jonathan Dimmig won the “Millionaire Maker” tournament early Wednesday during the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center.
It could have been due to the recent legalization of online poker in Nevada, or simply the lure of winning a seven-figure first prize for a minimal investment.
The “Millionaire Maker” tournament has become so popular at the World Series of Poker, there might not be enough seats at the Rio Convention Center for everyone who wants to play.
Vanessa Selbst solidified her place as the best female poker player of all time, winning the $25,000 buy-in Mixed Max No-Limit Hold ’em event Friday during the 45th annual World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center.
World Series of Poker officials promised theatrics this summer at the Rio Convention Center. They didn’t disappoint Tuesday with air cannons shooting free money over players and spectators.
This summer, the WSOP commemorates its 10th consecutive year at the Rio — hence, the $10 million prize — and the next seven weeks are expected to be more extravagant than ever before, complete with live music, indoor blimps and even Frisbee-catching dogs.
Ryan Riess, a 23-year-old professional poker player from Las Vegas, declared himself the favorite in the days leading up to the final table of the 44th annual No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship. He then backed up his bravado by defeating Jay Farber in a heads-up tussle that lasted 91 hands and almost four hours.
It’s not always easy being the leader in the World Series of Poker. Anton Morgenstern, from Berlin, Germany, found that out the hard way today. Morgenstern was the chip leader with almost 22 million going into the seventh day of the Main Event. But...
A battle of attrition on the fourth day of the World Series of Poker Main Event ended with Jon Lane ascending into the lead with more than 2.8 million in chips. Sami Rustom (2,485,000) was in second, with Grayson Ramage (2,438,000) in third. Play...
Sergei Stazhkov played the role of the bad guy, knocking the legendary Doyle Brunson out of the World Series of Poker Main Event. Brunson bet 86,000, Stazhkov briefly paused before re-reaising all-in, and Brunson called all-in for 204,000 with K-10...
Doyle Brunson darted out of the room on his motorized scooter to beat the crowd and get some sleep, and finally, the third day of the World Series of Poker Main Event was a wrap around 1 a.m. Players bagged and tagged their chips, and the event...