The final table of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold 'em World Championship was played over three days for the first time in the event's 46-year history, and the ESPN-friendly format appeared to be a hit.
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Joe McKeehen, a 24-year-old professional poker player from North Wales, Pa., won the World Series of Poker Main Event on Tuesday, going wire to wire at the final table to take down the $7.68 million first prize and his first WSOP gold bracelet.
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"Good call." Mark Kroon says that a lot at the poker table, which is what happens when you like to apply pressure to opponents on the river, even while holding nothing but air. Sometimes you get caught. Kroon is used to it.
It was moving day at the World Series of Poker’s Main Event, and nobody moved more than Belgium’s Pierre Neuville.
Kelly Minkin checks all the boxes. She’s young, intelligent and extremely successful playing tournament poker, a dream for Madison Avenue.
Joe McKeehen of North Wales, Pa., was one of two players to surpass the 3 million mark in chips and led after Day 4 of the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship.
Jim Bechtel won the 1993 World Series of Poker Main Event against a field of 220 players; there were three times that many players remaining when play started Saturday afternoon. The 63-year-old was unofficially in the top 50 with approximately 950,000 chips at the 10:30 p.m. break.
Hastings has won two bracelets at this year’s World Series of Poker and sat behind a skyscraper-sized chip stack Friday on Day 3 of the main event. But he’s been accused on wrongdoing in online games.
Amar Anand held the overall lead for the second straight day as the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship hit the halfway point.
A handful of former champions are still alive in the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship after Day 2C action ended early Friday at the Rio Convention Center.
Jason Somerville is a World Series of Poker bracelet winner with almost $4 million in documented career live tournament earnings. Yet it’s his wildly popular Web series titled “Run It Up” that has revolutionized the way millennials are watching and learning poker and made him a mainstream sensation.
Amar Anand of Shrewsbury, Mass., had the overwhelming chip lead at the conclusion of Day 2A/2B of the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship.
Amar Anand of Shrewsbury, Mass., was the unofficial leader of the World Series of Poker Main Event with approximately 500,000 chips Wednesday at the 10:15 p.m. break with one level of play remaining during action on Day 2A/2B at the Rio Convention Center.
John Gorsuch of Belle Glade, Fla., finished as the chip leader at the end of a record-setting Day 1C of the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship.
The World Series of Poker’s Main Event officially drew 6,420 entrants, which is slightly down from the 6,683 runners in last year’s tournament. It is the 10th consecutive year that the event has drawn at least 6,300 participants. The winner will receive $7.68 million.
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