Tag: wsop

Sep 23 2022

Episode 386: Ten Years of the Thinking Poker Podcast

Original hosts Andrew Brokos and Nate Meyvis and frequent guest turned current host Carlos Welch look back on ten years of the Thinking Poker Podcast. How has poker changed? How has the podcast changed? How has the podcast changed poker? ... Read more...

Sep 13 2022

Pieter Aerts and Ami Barer Earn WSOP Bracelets in Separate Online Events on GGPoker

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) online continues on one of the most famous and largest poker sites, the GGPoker. Recently Pieter “Daniele Sesta” Aerts and Ami Barer became the prestigious gold bracelet winners in separate events. Aerts from Belgium won Event #8: $5,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Championship for a gold bracelet and top prize of $400,213. The Canadian player Barer...

Aug 29 2022

Get Ready for the 2022 Marrakech Poker Open Starting From September 2

The famed Casino de Marrakech is all set to welcome the poker lovers for the 2022 Marrakech Poker Open, starting from September 2 to September 11. This famous casino is no stranger to hosting such prestigious poker events. In 2019, Casino de Marrakech hosted the WPTDeepStacks Main event, which attracted 545 participants. The Spanish player Alejandro Roman secured the title for DH 1,100,000...

Aug 17 2022

World Series of Poker releases the official schedule for 2022 WSOP Europe

The official schedule for the 2022 World Series of Poker Europe has been released. This event will commence from October 26 through November 15 at the famous King's Resort, Rozvadov, Czech Republic. The 2022 WSOP Europe series will feature 15 gold bracelet events and a €12 million guaranteed prize pool which will be awarded to the participants. Prior to the WSOPE series, a...

Aug 16 2022

Episode 383: Angela Jordison and Jacki Burkhart

Angela Jordison and Jacki Burkhart have one of the sweetest friendships in poker. Fresh off deep runs in the WSOP Main Event, they join Carlos and Andrew to talk about how friendship helps you navigate the pressures of high stakes ... Read more...

Sergio Ramirez Earns Three Circuit Rings at WSOP Circuit Choctaw Durant

The WSOP Circuit stop is currently in progress in Choctaw Durant, Oklahoma, and has crowned many champions. This event is turning out to be very special for Sergio Ramirez, who has secured three rings in seven events (10 days). Ramirez has now added five circuit rings to his poker career after earning his second ring a few weeks earlier. Win after Win...

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...

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...

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 05 2022

Episode 380: Set Mining with Aces

Jul 05 2022 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  bubble carlos welch covid icm nlhe

Carlos catches Andrew and the audience up on all he's been up to: living in Vegas, not playing the WSOP, researching how to erect a headstone on your own, and more. In the strategy segment, they discuss conservative play and ... Read more...

Jul 04 2022

Alex Foxen Gets His First Bracelet in the 2022 WSOP Super High Roller Event

Alex Foxen is a high-stakes player with an accomplished poker career. The only thing he missed was a bracelet, and now he has earned that as well. The 31-year-old poker pro defeated 56 entries in the 2022 World Series of Poker Event#50: $250,000 Super High Roller. With a prize pool of $13,944,000, this event was the biggest buy-in of the season. Foxen earned...

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...

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