After officials predicted a record-breaking field prior to the start of the WSOP’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship, the Main Event officially featured 8,663 entrants.
Eric Goldstein of Las Vegas won an online satellite into the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in Main Event while he was asleep. “Kind of a little surreal,” he said.
Phil Hellmuth didn’t make it to the first break Thursday before he was eliminated from the $10,000 buy-in World Series of Poker Main Event at Bally’s.
Vince Vaughn has been an unofficial ambassador for Las Vegas since he delivered the iconic line “Vegas, baby, Vegas!” in the 1996 movie “Swingers.”
Craig Reifsnyder, a recently retired mailman from Pennsylvania, realized his dream by playing in the World Series of Poker Main Event on Sunday at Bally’s.
Phil Hellmuth finished second in the $3,000 buy-in Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em tournament early Sunday at the WSOP at Bally’s Event Center.
The WSOP’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship, better known as the Main Event, begins Sunday at Bally’s. The final table is set for July 15 and 16.
Doyle Brunson, 88, announced Thursday on his verified Twitter account that he was skipping the World Series of Poker Main Event, which starts Sunday.
Eric Smidinger of Evergreen, Colorado, won the World Series of Poker’s $1,000 buy-in Seniors No-limit Hold’em Championship on Monday at Bally’s Event Center.
Joey Weissman of Syosset, New York, went wire to wire at the final table to win the inaugural BetMGM Poker Championship on Sunday night at Aria.
Phil Ivey fell short of his 11th career World Series of Poker bracelet Saturday at the final table of the $250,000 buy-in Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’em event.
The 31-year-old public defender for Clark County is an accomplished poker player with a World Poker Tour title to his credit. On Wednesday, he added to his resume.
Online poker tournament winners from across the country won a free trip to Las Vegas and a five-night stay at Aria for the inaugural BetMGM Poker Championship.
Sean Winter won this incredible hand en route to a third-place finish in the WSOP’s $3,000 buy-in Pot-limit Omaha 6-Handed championship.
Phil Ivey was looking to break a tie for second place on the all-time WSOP bracelet list, but finished second in the $100,000 buy-in High Roller No-Limit Hold’em tournament.