Brookshire takes WSOP event 46

June 25, 2018

Against the odds, Baltimore-native David Brookshire outplayed a field of 402 players in the World Series of Poker’s Event 46, the $2,500 Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo / Stud Hi-Lo for a payday of $214,291 and his first WSOP bracelet. Brookshire (35) fought a hard fight in heads-up play against Nevada’s Brendon Taylor who dominated most of the final table. “This is a […]

First WSOP bracelet achieved by Israeli poker pro

June 25, 2018

Israel-based poker pro Timur Margolin (34) has claimed his first World Series of Poker winner’s bracelet and the main prize of $507,274 after winning the $2,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em event. The competition pulled in 1,248 entrants, creating a prize pool of $2,808,000 from which 188 players cashed. Margolin said the win was satisfying from the […]

Texan wins WSOP triple draw championship

June 24, 2018

The eyes of Texas were upon Nicholas Seiken (29) Sunday when he took down the World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in 2-7 Triple Draw championship event, besting a field of 109 laden with top players despite his relative inexperience. In fact it was that inexperience that persuaded him to play much of the competition tight, […]

Spanish poker ace demolishes opposition in fast paced big blind ante No-Limit Hold’em Turbo

June 24, 2018

31-year-old Mario Prats Garcia showed the World Series of Poker the havoc that an experienced online turbo tournaments player can wreak Saturday when he demolished five final table opponents in just 13 hands. Spanish-born but Prague-based Garcia was one of 1,712 entrants in the $1,000 buy-in Big Blind Ante NLHE Turbo event, and he dominated […]

230 players contest WSOP PLO Omaha 8-handed High Roller event

June 24, 2018

The World Series of Poker $25,000 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed High Roller event over the weekend attracted a field of 230 and generated a prize pool worth $5,462,500, enabling 35 entrants to cash. Claiming the lion’s share of the prize pool at $1,402,683, Las Vegas poker pro Shaun Deeb (32) achieved the biggest single reward […]

Californian poker pro wins WSOP Shootout event

June 23, 2018

The World Series of Poker  $1,500 buy-in NLHE Shootout event is in this year’s record books with Californian poker pro Preston Lee (32) claiming the top prize of $236,498 and his first winner’s bracelet. The event attracted 908 entries, generated a prize pool of $1,225,800 and culminated in a gruelling 5-hour heads up between Lee […]

Million dollar win at Pokerstars

June 22, 2018

Player “[AG]_Rocky” scored big in likely the most important game of his life, a quick fire $5 PokerStars Spin & Goal tournament that netted him $1 million at full-time. The player, who had just bust out of a low stakes multi-table tournament half an hour before, decided to play a Spin & Goal, and in […]

Second WSOP bracelet for Baldwin

June 22, 2018

Online and live poker pro Eric ” Basebaldy” Baldwin has claimed his second World Series of Poker winner’s bracelet and a pay-day of $319,580 after winning the $1,500 buy-in NLHE event, besting a star-studded entry field of 1,330. His first WSOP bracelet came from the same event nine years ago. By the time the final […]

Robert Peacock wins $1,000 no-limit hold’em Double Stack

June 22, 2018

The $1,000 buy-in NLHE Double Stack event at the World Series of Poker was taken down Thursday by Las Vegas poker pro Robert Peacock, who bested a field of 5,700 to claim his first WSOP winner’s bracelet and the main  prize of $644,224. The massive field and rate of attrition meant that an extra (fifth) […]

Guarantee-breaking Trio Series claimed a success

June 21, 2018

The PokerStars Trio Series, the first tournament series to celebrate the new shared player pool of Portugal, France and Spain, exceeded its advertised Euro 5 million guarantee with a total prize pool of Euro 6,457,486, the poker provider revealed in a statement Thursday. The Trio Series celebrated PokerStars becoming the first online operator to offer […]