Yaniv Birman wins $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship

June 21, 2018

Yaniv Birman (35), a Los Angeles businessman who prefers cash game action to live tournament play, has emerged victorious in the World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in Seven Card Championship, an event which attracted a stellar field of 83 entrants, creating a prize pool of $780,200 that enabled 13 players to cash. Birman’s first prize […]

Popular poker streamer and Pokerstars in studio partnership

June 21, 2018

Popular poker streamer Jason Somerville and his successful Las Vegas-based Run It Up Studios project in partnership with PokerStars is taking another step forward in building the Twitch community and helping other streamers to improve the quality and content of their products. Run It Up Studios and PokerStars plan to develop new and existing poker […]

Yueqi Zhu’s patience pays off with WSOP bracelet win

June 21, 2018

Yueqi Zhu won his first WSOP bracelet on his 72nd WSOP cash through a poker career spanning two decades and eleven final table appearances. The 55-year-old engineer outplayed a 773-entry field and ultimately Gabriel Ramos heads-up to win the title, bracelet and $211,781 in Event 35, the $1,500 mixed Omaha hi-lo event. Final Table Results: […]

WSOP success runs in Bonyadi family

June 21, 2018

Three-time WSOP bracelet winner Fazad Bonyadi’s mother Fahrintaj has hit the headlines winning Event 36, the $1,000 Super Seniors No-Limit Hold’em event on Wednesday and $311,451 in prize money. Defeating a massive field of 2,191 entries, and ultimately Robert Beach heads-up, Bonyadi won her first gold bracelet in only her second career WSOP cash. Final […]

Michael Mizrachi wins $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship

June 20, 2018

Top Florida professional poker player Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi once again showed what a formidable opponent he is in taking down the World Series of Poker $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship this week, besting 87 talented entrants to claim the main prize of $1,239,126 and his fourth WSOP bracelet. It was his record breaking third […]

Thirty confirmed for Big One for One Drop tourney

June 19, 2018

The culminating tournament of this year’s 49th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP), the fourth edition of the Big One for One Drop, has registered thirty player buy-ins one month before the cards are dealt. The charitable contribution from each buy-in has been reduced to 8 percent equating to $920,000 of each buy-in forming the prize pool.  If […]

California stats teacher wins record WSOP Seniors event

June 19, 2018

Fifty-year-old Matthew Davis, a college statistics teacher from California, has taken down the World Series of Poker $1,000 buy-in Seniors event, besting a record entry field of 5,919 which generated a prize pool of $5,326,200. The Chabot College lecturer claimed his first World Series of Poker winner’s bracelet and the main prize of $662,983 for […]

L.A. entrepreneur wins WSOP NLHE six Max event

June 17, 2018

Los Angeles entrepreneur Gal Yifrach (31) claimed his first World Series of Poker winner’s bracelet and the main prize of $461,798 over the weekend in the $3,000 buy-in NLHE Six Max competition, besting an entry field of 868 that included a slew of top professional players. Yifrach is happiest playing high stakes cash games when […]

New Jersey day trader scores first WSOP bracelet

June 17, 2018

Ryan Bambrink, a 30-year-old day trader and online poker player from New Jersey, has taken down the $1,500 buy-in pot-limit Omaha competition at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas to earn his first WSOP bracelet and the main prize of $217,123. It was his fourth cash in a remarkably successful Las Vegas trip […]

Aussie triumphs in Marathon poker event

June 16, 2018

Thailand-based Australian poker pro Michael Addamo (23) is $653,581 wealthier after winning the $2,620 buy-in The Marathon No-Limit Hold’em competition at the World Series of Poker Friday and claiming his first WSOP winner’s bracelet. His victory comes at the end of a tough five-day contest in which 1,637 entries were recorded, among them former WSOP […]