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Scandal just part of the deal at WSOP

For a game supposedly mired in its own version of the Black Sox Scandal, the world of poker isn't losing much sleep these days. That's the only possible conclusion you can reach after visiting the World Series of Poker at the Rio Convention Center...

British poker player says he was assaulted after game

Sam Trickett, the British poker player who won $10.1 million as runner-up in the World Series of Poker's "Big One for One Drop" event, was reportedly assaulted outside of a Las Vegas club Wednesday morning, hours after the game ended. "Was having a...

Esfandiari claims poker's richest prize

LAS VEGAS - Antonio Esfandiari prevailed Tuesday in a daylong battle against Sam Trickett on the final day of the $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop Texas Hold'em event and won $18,346,673, the richest top prize in poker history. On the 85th and...

As he won one event, Mizrachi had eye on another

How confident is Michael Mizrachi in his poker playing skills? Moments after becoming the first two-time winner of the World Series of Poker's Players Championship event Thursday night, Mizrachi went to the tournament's cashier's cage at the Rio and...