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Aug 14 2022

Runnersx2 Receives the Largest Prize in GGPoker Battle of the Malta Online

The Battle of the Malta Online at GGPoker enters its final stages with five featured events remaining. All eyes are on the €2,500,000 guaranteed Main event scheduled on Sunday, July 31st. “Runnerx2” is more likely to enter into the €555 Battle of Malta Online Main Event after winning the biggest prize so far. “Runnerx2” won Event #11 €550 Grand Harbour Superstack and received...

Aug 11 2022

GGPoker Battle of Malta Online Enters Its Final Week: Mega Main Event Incoming

The €25 million guaranteed Battle of Malta online enters its final week with eleven out of 18 featured events having their champion. Seven more tournaments, including the €2,500,000 Guaranteed Main Even with other Battle of Malta-branded events are yet to be played. The previous nine events have distributed almost €3,026,894 with an average of €336,321 per tournament. The average buy-in for the last...

Aug 10 2022

Benjamin Kaupp Secures the 2022 WSOP Tournament of the Champions Title

The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) officially concluded last week, and Benjamin Kaupp won the final bracelet after winning the Tournament of Champions. The Pennsylvania resident cashed a career best of $250,000 with his first bracelet after defeating Raul Garza in the heads-up play. This is by far the career-best earning for Kaupp, and his career score has now increased to more...

Aug 09 2022

An Opportunity to Turn $1 Into $1 Million at Wpt Global Starting From July 20

Online tournaments with a $1 million prize pool are becoming rare these days. Few tournaments featuring such a humongous prize pool are often reserved for high-stakes poker players, but WPT Global has changed that trend. All you have to do is just invest 100 cents, a single dollar, which allows entry into the $1 For $1 Million tournament. If you are lucky enough...

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 25 2022

Layne Flack Becomes 61ST Member of the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame

Layne Flack, who breathed his last at age 52 in July 2021, was nominated as the 2022 Poker Hall of Fame member in a World Series of Poker Hall of Fame Bounty event last week. Flack’s name dominated the nine other nominees, all of whom are well-known and respected figures in the Poker world. The list includes WPT director Matt Savage, PokerStars founder...

Jul 23 2022

Bradley Anderson Obtains His First Gold Bracelet in the 2022 WSOP $1,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo Event.

Event# 72 $1,500 buy-in mixed Omaha eight-or-better of the 2022 World Series of Poker concluded after three long and tiring days. Bradley Anderson emerged as the winner of the event by defeating Scott Abrams. The Montana resident defeated 771 entries to earn his first WSOP Gold Bracelet and a top prize of $195,565. The high influx of participants built a prize pool of...

Jul 18 2022

Quincy Borland Secures the WSOP Million Dollar Bounty Title and a Bracelet

The World Series of Poker introduced an exciting tournament this year, the $1,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em Million Dollar Bounty. Quincy Borland topped a massive field of 14,112 competitors to earn a gold bracelet with a prize of $750,120. Although Borland received his career-best, this was not the largest payout of the event. The American poker pro, Matt Glantz won the $1,000,000 bounty and...

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....

Jul 08 2022

Dan Cates Defends His Title in WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship

Dan ‘jungleman’ Cates earns his second bracelet in the 2022 World Series of Poker $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship nine-game mix. The 32-year-old Poker pro defeated 112 players in one of the most prominent tournaments in the game. With this win, Cates becomes the first player to win the tournament consecutively for two years. Last year, Cates made his way to the top...

Jul 01 2022

Yuliyan Kolev Secures Another Bracelet and Wins $1.1 Million in the 2022 WSOP Millionaire Maker

The Ace Bulgarian poker player Yulian Kolev made his way to the top from a massive 7,961 entries in the Event #37 of the World Series of Poker $1,500 Millionaire Maker No-Limit Hold’em. The event continued for five days, and the prize pool ($10,627,935) was distributed among the top 1,196 finishers. Yuliyan Kolev earned his second WSOP gold bracelet with a top prize...

Jun 30 2022

World Poker Tour Adds Doyle Brunson to Its Ambassador List

The World Poker Tour has added another name to its ambassador list, and it is the one and only, 'Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson. The 10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner is also expected to participate in the WSOP Main event next month. Brunson was the winner of this tournament back in 1976 and 1977. Earlier this month, the poker legend informed...

Jun 27 2022

Justin Pechie Adds Second WSOP Bracelet to His Collection by Winning $1,500 Freezeout

Justin Pechie, also known as ‘looshle’, secured his first bracelet in 2011, where he won the $1,500 limit hold’em shootout event with a top prize of $167,060. Now, after 11 years, Pechie has added another bracelet to his collection by winning the 2022 World Series of Poker Event# 34: $1,500 Freezeout No-limit Hold’em. A total of 1,774 entries participated in this event building...

Jun 24 2022

Robert Cowen Earns His Second Gold Bracelet by Winning 2022 WSOP Event# 28 $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller

The 2022 World Series of Poker is in full swing at Bally’s and Paris, Las Vegas. The English poker-pro Robert Cowen has won his career’s second gold bracelet in Event# 28. Cowen defeated Dash Dudley in the heads-up. This event attracted 106 entries, which built a prize pool of $5,074,750. This huge prize pool was distributed among the top sixteen players. Cowen’s top...

Jun 18 2022

Denis Nesterenko Secures First Place in 2022 WSOP Event# 20: 1500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw

The 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) continues at the Bally’s and Paris, Las Vegas, and is attracting a lot of poker lovers from all over the world. The Russian player, Denis Nesterenko, made his way to the top by defeating 350 entries in the Event# 20: $1500 triple draw deuce-to-seven lowball. The Moscow resident also claimed his career’s first bracelet and career-best...

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...

Jun 10 2022

Dan Smith Earns Career’s First Bracelet in 2022 WSOP Event#6 25,000 Heads-Up Championship

Dan Smith is one of the highest-earning poker players and was named the ‘best player without a bracelet. But now, he has proved himself to be the ‘best player with a bracelet’ by winning the sixth event $25,000 buy-in no limit hold’em heads-up championship for a gold bracelet and a top prize of $509,717. The 33-year-old poker pro defeated the German player Christoph...

Jun 09 2022

Katie Kopp Becomes the First Gold Bracelet Winner of the 2022 WSOP in Casino Employee Event

The 2022 World Series of Poker has started officially at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas. Katie Kopp claimed the title by defeating a field of 832 entries in the first event: $500 buy-in casino employees no-limit hold’em. This win earned Kopp the first WSOP gold bracelet of the year with a top prize of $65,168. This is not the first time Kopp has...

Jun 06 2022

Mark Davis Secures First Place in WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Shutdown for $1,000,300

HyperX Esports Arena, Las Vegas, hosted the $3,500 buy-in World Poker Tour (WPT) Seminole Hard Rock Poker Shutdown event after a six-week break. The six final players made their way from a total of 2,010 entries. All eyes were on Darren Elias as he was looking to secure his fifth WPT title. Chino Rheem, Brian Altman, Eric Afriat, Anthony Zinno, Carlos Mortensen, and...

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