A legendary poker champion took to Twitter on Friday, telling his 400,000-plue followers that he was probably the intended target of an armed robbery that occurred at the home of a neighbor who lives down the street from him in the southwest valley.
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Spanish phenom Adrian Mateos is first in chips with 17 players remaining in the $1,500 “Summer Solstice” No-limit Hold ’em event.
Benny Glaser of Southampton, England, captured his second bracelet at this year’s World Series of Poker, as he won the $10,000 buy-in Omaha Hi-Low/8 or Better event Wednesday at the Rio Convention Center.
Benny Glaser of Southampton, England, goes for his second bracelet of the summer when play resumes in the $10,000 buy-in Omaha Hi-Low/8 or Better Championship.
Daniel Alaei looks to successfully defend his title in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low/8 or Better Championship. The 31-year-old professional poker player from Los Angeles is third in chips with 16 players remaining.
Johnnie Craig, a 54-year-old restaurant owner from Baytown, Texas, used well-timed preflop aggression to build his chip stack and then dominated heads-up play against Jamshid Lotfi to win the Seniors event at the Rio Convention Center.
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Jason Mercier won the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. Championship early Saturday at the Rio Convention Center to claim his second WSOP bracelet in a five-day span and fifth overall.
Alexandre Dreyfus’ company, Mediarex Sports and Entertainment, wants to change everything about the game, from the environment where it’s played to the spectators, or as Dreyfus puts it, “sportify poker.”
Will Givens, a professional poker player from Centennial, Colorado, will have the chip lead when the final table of the $3,000 buy-in Six-handed No-limit Hold’em event resumes Friday afternoon with five players remaining.
Norm Spivock, 92, will be one of the oldest players in the field when the World Series of Poker’s $1,000 buy-in Seniors No-limit Hold ’em Championship opens Friday at the Rio Convention Center.
Doug Polk, one of the top online high-stakes cash players and a 2014 WSOP bracelet winner, has received plenty of attention lately for his Twitter beef with popular poker pro Jason Mercier.
Here’s what to expect today in the World Series of Poker.
Jason DeWitt won the $1,500 buy-in “Millionaire Maker” No-limit Hold ’em tournament at the Rio Convention Center. He defeated Garrett Greer in heads-up play and collected $1,065,403 for the victory.
Alex Jacob, the 2015 “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions winner, finished 52nd in the World Series of Poker’s $1,500 buy-in “Millionaire Maker” No-limit Hold ‘em event.
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Jason Mercier won the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Championship on Monday night at the Rio Convention Center to ensure the 29-year-old professional poker player from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will collect on several lucrative side bets.
Howard Lederer, one of the controversial figures in the Full Tilt Poker scandal, ended his self-imposed banishment Saturday night and registered for the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship at the Rio Convention Center.
One of the longest-running inside jokes at the World Series of Poker is that the Rio Convention Center’s Amazon Ballroom is as cold as Elsa’s ice castle.
A trip to the casino cage started in a panic for Jacob Brundage. The professional poker player’s black tote, filled with $7,000 in cash and playing chips, was missing.
Blair and Grant Hinkle are one of the most successful brother tandems in tournament poker with a combined $4.7 million in live earnings and two World Series of Poker bracelets.
Benjamin Keeline, a 30-year-old professional poker player from Colorado, won the World Series of Poker’s “Colossus II” No-limit Hold ’em tournament Tuesday at the Rio Convention Center and earned the $1 million first prize.
Robert Mizrachi cemented his reputation as one of the top mixed-game players by winning the $10,000 buy-in Seven-Card Stud Championship at the World Series of Poker late Monday. It was his fourth career bracelet, breaking a tie with younger brother Michael.