Mark Newhouse understands he has a hallowed place somewhere in poker history. But he wants no part of the debate.
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Mark Newhouse became the first player since 2004 to reach back-to-back final tables of the World Series of Poker Main Event as Day 7 of the tournament concluded early Tuesday at the Rio Convention Center.
Spoiler alert: When the World Series of Poker Main Event reconvenes in November, there won’t be many recognizable faces.
Jorryt van Hoof held the chip lead Monday during the first evening break on Day 7 of the World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio Convention Center.
Martin Jacobson has 22.335 million chips with 27 players remaining and owns the chip lead heading into Day 7 of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship at the World Series of Poker.
Bryan Devonshire made it. He had the endorsement deal, and the house in Henderson. He was writing a syndicated poker column that allowed him to express his creativity.
Mark Newhouse opens Day 6 of the World Series of Poker Main Event as the chip leader with 7.4 million as he looks to become the first player in the “November Nine” era of the WSOP (since 2008) to reach two Main Event final tables.
Mikiyo Aoki had a nice little vacation planned.
Brazilian Bruno Politano leads a field of 146 remaining players in the World Series of Poker Main Event as they headed for a dinner break on Day 5.
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.
Isaac Baron needed a break. After five years of traveling around the world playing the live-tournament circuit, the poker prodigy finally slowed down.
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.
Before Raj Vohra ventured to the casino for the first time, he printed out a poker cheat sheet with the hand rankings and studied it during the drive.
Josh Reichard came prepared. Not only did Reichard arrive Wednesday at the Rio Convention Center for Day 2C of the World Series of Poker Main Event wearing a Paul Pierce No. 34 Boston Celtics jersey, he had a Sharpie stashed in his pocket, too.
Martin Jacobson is off to a fast start in the Main Event of the World Series of Poker. That’s the good news. The bad news is that having a lot of chips at this stage of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship is no guarantee of success.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Applicants for the four upstate New York casino licenses being granted this year are promising more jobs and tax revenue if they are allowed to develop resorts.
Celebrity stargazing is an annual tradition during the World Series of Poker Main Event, and the Main Event had many stars for its opening.
There was concern in some segments of the poker community that the size of the field for the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold ’em World Championship would fall short of expectations following a slow first day.
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.
Brandon Shack-Harris is easy to spot at a poker table. He’s the one with his hood usually pulled over his dark-colored beanie.
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.
The doors to the Amazon Room at the Rio Convention Center opened at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, and spectators filed in hoping to watch some of poker’s biggest stars in action.
The storyline could not have been more perfect, the two-time champion and undisputed best player in the world facing off against a skinny, 24-year-old nobody from Madison, Wis. Except it wasn’t entirely true.
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