Former major league slugger Jose Canseco’s reattached finger fell off during a poker game in Las Vegas this week.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
France’s Hugo Pingray won the World Series of Poker Monster Stack event early Tuesday at the Rio Convention Center, outlasting Joseph McKeehen in a grueling heads-up duel that lasted more than three hours.
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.
John Morgan refuses to tell anyone what he had.
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.
The bad-beat stories went on and on at the dinner table, and young Karina Jett did her best to change the subject.
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.
Matthew Ashton originally planned to spend more time watching his native England in person in the World Cup.
George Danzer became the first two-time bracelet winner at this year’s World Series of Poker as he won the $10,000 buy-in Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Split 8 or Better event late Thursday 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.