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Jan 22 2022

Quan Tran Wins 2022 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw Main Event

Quan Tran is the latest WSOPC main event winner after emerging victorious in the 2022 World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw $1,700 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event . The tournament attracted 1,411 entries and had a prize pool of $2,137,665. His first-place finish earned him $336,412 and the...

Jan 13 2022

January 2022 live poker fest: Full schedule

2021 has been a very unpredictable year for live poker courtesy of the Covid 19 outbreak. Apart from the WSOP 2021 and a few other tournaments, most events were either held online entirely or postponed altogether. However, a first glance at the 2022 schedule without a doubt alludes to an action-packed year. To kick off 2022, January has a plethora of high-profile live...

Dec 29 2021

Takeouts from the World Series of Poker 2021

Are you a poker enthusiast in search of the greatest and richest online game in the history of poker? Then you bet there is one that dates back to 51 years and has been existing since 1970. The year 2021 marks the 52nd Anniversary of The World Series of Poker (WSOP). This is the largest and the most esteemed live gaming event in...

Nov 03 2021

WSOP Announces 2021 Poker Hall of Fame Nominees

WSOP Poker Hall of Fame nominees Customary, the main event conclusion is celebrated by inducting new member/s to the poker hall of fame. However, prior to the announcement, qualified players or poker personalities are first shortlisted. Then the nominees are considered by 32 living poker hall of famers to determine the most eligible Hall-of-Famer. However, the 32-member panel is not...

Nov 02 2021

Scott Ball Wins 2021 $5,000 Six-Max No-Limit Hold’em Event for $562,667

Scott Ball emerged victorious in the 2021 World Series of Poker $5,000 no- limit hold’em six-max event for $562,667. This was Ball’s largest cash prize throughout his poker career. In fact, he is not known for his poker prowess but for heralding a new poker streaming age. He helped establish the Twitch Poker channel and run the channel for several years. However, even though...

Oct 29 2021

Phil Hellmuth wins 16th WSOP gold bracelet – extends record

As the 2021 World Series of Poker nears conclusion, one man, in particular, is all smiles. Phil Hellmuth has now won a total of 16 WSOP bracelets after bagging one more bracelet on Oct 17. Hellmuth won the $1,500 buy-in no-limit deuce-to-seven lowball event for $84,851 and the prestigious WSOP bracelet. He has now cemented himself as one of the best, if not...

Oct 28 2021

Michael Addamo won $50,000 no-limit hold’em eight-max event

Michael Addamo won the high roller $50,000 no-limit hold’em eight-max event after defeating Justin Bonomo in heads up. This recent win is his third on the WSOP scene. A month ago, Addamo won the 2021 Super High Roller Bowl for $3.4 million. Cumulatively, in 2021 alone, Addamo has...

Oct 22 2021

Man, Tom Hammers, enters WSOP Ladies Event for Charity

Customary, World Series of Poker has an event each year to cater women poker players dubbed the “WSOP Ladies Event”. However, over the past years, several men have crashed the event, some even reaching the final table. This year, Tom Hammers entered the WSOP Ladies Event. Hammers, however, had good intentions. He had planned to donate all his winnings to womens’ charities. Even...

Oct 20 2021

Phil Hellmuth erupts at a WSOP Final Table. Did he take it too far?

Phil Hellmuth is known for his trademark tirade on the felt when things don’t go his way. He even has a suiting nickname, “poker Brat”, to show for it. However, some of his outbursts are borderline bullying, not to mention the accompanying vulgarity. Recently, Hellmuth's vulgar outburst was so bad that it necessitated WSOP tournament officials to intervene. It happened during the...

Jason Koon wins first WSOP bracelet after a decade

A WSOP bracelet is undoubtedly the most sought-after poker achievement. Unfortunately, being a good player does not always guarantee a WSOP bracelet. It usually takes multiple tries to reach a WSOP final table. After 10 years, Jason Koon finally won a World Series of Poker bracelet. Well, it was only a matter of time. Koon has been phenomenal in live tournaments over the...

Oct 19 2021

Martin Zamani wins second WSOP bracelet

Martin Zamani, brother to Benjamin Zamani, won his second World Series of Poker bracelet. He won the $5,300 no-limit hold’em freezout which was hosted on WSOP.com. After his recent win, he is only one bracelet short to equal his brother's 3 WSOP bracelets. Zamani now has over $2.9 million in lifetime earnings. His brother has over $5 million in tournament earnings, 2021 has...

Sep 18 2021

PokerGO WSOP 2021 Streaming Schedule

PokerGo has announced the live-streaming schedule for the 2021 World Series of Poker. PokerGo is a top-of-the-line poker live streaming platform owned and operated by Eskandani. Eskandani is a renowned personality in the poker community, and he was a 2018 Poker Hall of Fame inductee. He is also known for his top-notch poker content...

Sep 11 2021

David Jackson Wins 2021 WSOP Online $777 No-Limit Hold’em Event

David Jackson is the latest poker player to win the prestigious WSOP bracelet after taking down the 2021 World Series of Poker Online $777 buy-in seven-max no-limit hold’em event. The event attracted a little over 2000 players and had a $1,486,634 prize pool. 314 players ended in the money with Jackson getting $194,178 for his first-place finish. Even though Jackson’s career earnings...

Jul 09 2021

Episode 358: Carlos Wins a Bracelet

Carlos Welch is the latest player to win a WSOP bracelet, thanks to a late- night victory in the "Crazy Eights" event on WSOP.com. Just hours after the victory, he shares his excitement and reflects on the path that led him ... Read more...

Jul 03 2021

WSOP 2021: What we know so far

Covid19 devastated the entire service industry and live poker was not spared either. However, since the infection rates have plummeted, most casinos have reopened their doors to patrons and it may not be long before everything returns to normal. On April 1, 2021, WSOP announced plans to hold the biggest poker event towards the last quarter of the year. The prestigious tournament is...

Jun 22 2021

Meet Tom Dwan: A high Stakes Pro

If Tom Dwan is not the best cash game player, I don’t know who is. For several years, thanks to his aggressive playing style, Dwan has dominated cash games, earning millions in the process. Background information Tom Dwan was born in 1986 in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Edison High School and was often involved in...

Charity Poker: Phil Hellmuth to feature in a charity poker tournament

Playing poker for charity has been a way for poker players to give back to the community. Usually, in major tournaments, there are select charity events where a...

Jun 21 2021

Episode 355: Ten Years of Carlos Welch

Carlos celebrates the ten-year anniversary of his first WSOP, reflecting on his career and fondly recalling his former fishiness. Timestamps 0:30 hello 82:24 strategy Strategy https://i.gyazo.com/75acf76781f2babe26dcfed653fbf1d0.mp4 Carlos Welch Carlos Welch is a “professional poker student” and long-time friend of the ... Read more...

Mar 04 2021

WSOP 2021: WSOP launches Sweepstakes Promo for VIP package

WSOP is arguably the biggest poker event each year. And every player aspires to win that coveted WSOP bracelet, not to mention humongous cash prizes on offer. Well, this year, a lucky player may even win more, the WSOP 2021 Promo. Unfortunately, worldwide shutdowns in 2020 due to Covid-19 made it impossible for WSOP to hold a live event....

Jan 18 2021

Huck Seed: Newest Poker Hall of Famer

Huck Seed is a reputable American professional poker player born on Jan 15, 1969. Seed spent most of his formative years in Corvallis, Montana. At a young age, his heart laid elsewhere, basketball. Thanks to his height and enviable basketball skills, he excelled on the court and managed to form Montana All- state and Caltech basketball teams. However, he took a hiatus from college...

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