Tag: main event

Sep 20 2022

Joshua Pollock Earns His First WPT Title by Winning the Legends of Poker $5,250 Buy-In Main Event

The 20th edition of World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker concluded with Joshua Pollock’s win in the $5,250 buy-in no-limit hold 'em main event. This tournament ran from August 27 through September 1 at the famous Parkwest Bicycle Casino. It attracted 642 entries, creating a prize pool of $3,113,700. Pollock defeated Ray Qartomy in the heads-up to claim the title for $573,350....

Aug 26 2022

Rick Van Bruggen Is the New Champion of Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event

The 2022 European Poker Tour continues at the Casino Barcelona, Spain, and the €1,100 Estrellas Poker Tour Main Event has concluded after six long hours of play. This event was special as it was the largest live poker tournament in the European Poker Tour (EPT) history. Nine players battled on the final table for the title from a massive field of 6,313 entries....

Aug 13 2022

What Can We Learn From the 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event Winner Espen Jorstad?

Espen Jorstad secured the 2022 WSOP Main event title to win a massive prize of $10 million. The current world champion revealed his results on Twitter, showing how much he actually earned. Looking at his overall results, one thing becomes clear: persistence is the key in poker. Jorstad’s total summer income before his main event win, was around $29,690, including a bracelet win...

Jul 28 2022

Robert Mizrachi Wins His Maiden World Poker Tour Title in the WPT Venetian Main Event

Robert Mizrachi is the new champion of the WPT main event at Venetian, Las Vegas. The 43-year-old poker pro defeated 1,178 entries in the $5,000 buy-in tournament to earn his first WPT title. The champion took home the lion’s share from a massive prize pool of $5,418,800. Mizrachi received $894,100 for his top finish, increasing his lifetime earnings to more than $8.7 million....

Jul 13 2022

Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen to Appear in WSOP Main Event

Magnus Carlsen, one of the best players in chess history, will play in the World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in tournament. Carlsen shared the news in an interview with a Norwegian news outlet. Unibet, an online gambling brand, will sponsor the chess legend where he will appear with the website logo. Carlsen and Poker It is...

Jul 11 2022

Young Sik Eum Wins His First Bracelet in the 2022 WSOP Mini Main Event

Just three weeks after his runner-up finish in the $1,000 buy-in No-Limit hold 'em freezeout event, Young Sik Eum has now added a bracelet to his poker resume. The Los Angeles resident defeated 5,832 entries in the World Series of Poker Event #66: $1,000 Mini-Main No-Limit Hold’em. This victory earned him a gold bracelet with a top prize and a career-best of $594,189....

Jun 14 2022

Chance Kornuth Earns His Career’s First WPT Title by Winning the Choctaw Main Event

Chance Kornuth is one of the few players with an accomplished poker career. He is the winner of three World Series of Poker bracelets and has cashed huge six-figure wins in high roller events. The 35-year-old poker pro has won his first WPT title by defeating 787 entries in the 2022 World Poker Tour Choctaw $3,800 buy-in hold 'em main event. Kornuth earned...

May 09 2022

Episode 376: Dan Schorr

Writer, poker player, and former sex crimes prosecutor Dan Schorr joins Carlos and Andrew to discuss preparing for his first WSOP Main Event, game theory in the criminal justice system, and his new novel The Final Table. Support the podcast ... Read more...

Apr 26 2022

Jared Ingles takes the WSOP Circuit Cherokee Main Event Title for $300,736

The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) stop at Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina concluded on Monday. This event attracted 1,213 entries with a total prize pool of $1,837,695. Louisiana’s Jared Ingles took the $1,700 buy-in Main Event title for $300,736 and earned his first WSOPC gold ring. Changlong Zeng earned $185,859 for second place. The final day of the event saw 17...

Apr 20 2022

Jake Schindler Secures first place in the $250,000 Super High Roller Bowl Europe Main Event for $3,200,000

The Merit Crystal Cove Casino and Resort, North Cyprus, was the center of attraction as it hosted the Super High Roller Series Europe. Jake Schindler managed to secure first place in the $250,000 Super High Roller Bowl Europe Main Event for $3,200,000. Schindler entered the final day as chip leader and defeated Paul Phua in heads-up play. This event attracted 32 participants, and...

Oct 07 2021

Giorgiy Skhulukhiya Wins the 2021 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus $5,300 Main Event

Giorgiy Skhulukhiya was crowned the winner of the 2021 partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus $5,300 Main Event for $683,285. The tournament had a $3 million guarantee but at the end of the registration process, the prize pool was a staggering $3,859,400.The event attracted 839 entries and 98 players were guaranteed to end in the money. Skhulukhiya, a Georgian pro...

Oct 06 2021

PokerStars US COOP: Winners recap

The PokerStars Championship of Online Poker (COOP) wrapped on September 27. The COOP events were offered on all PokerStars sites in the three states, New Jersey, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Since the tournament started on September 10, PokerStars has paid out more than $5.2 million to different winners. Additionally, The three series were running concurrently. Each series included a 300 main event which was...

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