Brookshire stages remarkable recovery to claim WSOP victory

June 26, 2018

David Brookshire (35) narrowly avoided elimination at a late stage in the final table of the World Series of Poker $2,500 buy-in Mixed Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better event, but managed to recover from an 8 to 1 chip disadvantage to ultimately win the event, claiming his first winner’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

First WSOP bracelet for Niall Farrell

November 3, 2017

Scots poker pro Niall Farrell has plenty to celebrate this weekend, having won Euro 745,287 and a WSOP bracelet in the Euro 25,000 buy-in High Roller at WSOPE at Kings Casino in Rozvadov, with the win qualifying him for a Triple Live Crown accolade after two previous major tourney victories in Malta and Punta Cana […]

Jesus Ferguson claims his sixth WSOP bracelet

November 2, 2017

Whether you approve or not of Chris “Jesus” Ferguson’s role in the historic Full Tilt debacle, there is little doubt that he remains a formidable player despite the distractions of the past, public opprobrium and a five year break from major live tournament play. Returning this year to the public game he has won or […]