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2016-07-02 10:00
Kristen Bicknell wins her second WSOP bracelet in 1 500 Bounty
In a world that is dominated by men, it is always good to see a woman at the top of the list. Canadian pro Kristen Bicknell, who won her first bracelet in the $10,000 Ladies No Limit Hold'em Championship in 2013, was the strongest in the bounty tournament, which drew 2,158 runners.…
2016-07-01 09:52
Ankush Mandavia wins 5K No Limit Hold'em Turbo
The live-version of the Sunday Supersonic (Pokerstars) was the $5K No Limit Hold'em Turbo with 30 minutes blindlevels. 524 players registered for the tournament that would draw a winner within 2 days of play, and it was American poker pro Ankush Mandavia who came out the strongest, taking home $548,139 and the bracelet.…
2016-06-30 12:25
John Hennigan wins his fourth WSOP bracelet in 10K 2 7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship
With a total of 125 runners, the $10K 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship was packed with the best players of the world. After two days of playing poker, only nine players were left, with Chris Klodnicki being the chipleader. In the end, it was old school pro John Hennigan who turned out the strongest, taking home his fourth bracelet and $320,103.…
2016-06-27 10:30
Adrian Mateos wins second WSOP bracelet in 1 500 Summer Solstice
The 21-year old Spanish poker professional Adrian Mateos, who won the WSOP-Europe main event in 2013 for €1 million, managed to win his second bracelet in the $1,500 Summer Solstice No Limit Hold'em. Out of 1,840 entries, seventeen players returned on the fourth and what should be the final day. However, the players weren't able to conclude on the fourth day, so Koray Aldemir and Adrian Mateos returned on an added fifth day.…
2016-06-23 16:53
54 year old Johnnie Craig wins the 1 000 Seniors No Limit Hold'em Championship
An astonishing 4,499 seniors of the pokerworld each bought in for $1,000 to play in the only event that doesn't allow youngsters: the $1,000 Seniors No Limit Hold'em Championship. Six players returned on the final day, all competing for the $538,204. At the end, it was Johnnie Craig who took home the bracelet and the dough.…
2016-06-23 10:32
Benny Glaser third player to win multiple bracelets
Just three days after taking down the $1,500 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better for $244,103, Benny Glaser manages to win the next tournament of its kind: the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship for $407,194.…
2016-06-23 10:07
Viatcheslav Ortynskiy wins 3 000 six handed Pot Limit Omaha for 344 327
The 30th event of the 2016 World Series of Poker saw 580 players buy-in for $3,000 in the six-handed Pot-Limit Omaha event, of whom 14 could return on day 3, all chasing that coveted bracelet. In the end, it was Russian Viatcheslav Ortynskiy who drew the longest straw.…
2016-06-21 09:18
Ian Johns wins second WSOP bracelet this year in 10K Limit Hold'em Championship
This WSOP, pretty much all eyes are on Jason Mercier, who won two bracelets and finished runner-up in another one. He's not the only player anymore to take two tournaments down during the Series, Ian Johns won the $10K Limit Hold'em Championship for $290,635 after winning the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. ten days earlier for $212,604.…
2016-06-21 08:59
Danny Le wins 1 500 Limit Hold'em for 188 815
A total of 665 players participated in the $1,500 Limit Hold'em at this year's World Series of Poker. After two days, only fifteen remained, including former bracelet winners Daniel Idema and Tyler Bonkowski. At the end, it was Danny Le who had all the chips, winning his first bracelet.…
2016-06-19 08:06
Fedor Holz takes the first place in the Global Poker Index
Holz finished second in the Super High Roller Bowl for $3,5 million, and after that won three Aria Super High Roller Series. He cashed for nearly $5 million since the last week of May, and took the first place in the GPI from Steve O'Dwyer, who held the top posisiton for 22 weeks.…
2016-06-18 11:50
Jason Mercier does it again and wins the 10K H.O.R.S.E. Championship for 422 874
Jason Mercier shows the world he is in the shape of his life. After taking down a bracelet and ending runner-up in the Razz Championship, he managed to win another bracelet. This time it was the $10K H.O.R.S.E. Championship, good for $422,874 and one step closer to winning three bracelets (and costing Vanessa Selbst a lot of money).…
2016-06-18 11:36
Jason Mercier second in 10K Razz Championship after Ray Dehkharghani
Just a couple of days after winning the $10K 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship for $273,335 and a lot of extra money thanks to some bracelet bets, Jason Mercier found himself in another good position to win a WSOP bracelet in the $10K Razz Championship.…
2016-06-18 11:23
Calvin Lee wins 3 000 Six Handed No Limit Hold'em for 531 577
The three planned days weren't enough to conclude the $3,000 Six-Handed No Limit Hold'em tournament at the World Series of Poker. Out of 1,029 entries, five players returned to play day 4 of the event, with Will Givens holding the chiplead. He wasn't able to seal the deal, and saw American Calvin Lee walk away with the bracelet.…
2016-06-17 10:17
Sam Soverel wins 1 000 Pot Limit Omaha for 185 317
1,106 players entered the $1,000 Pot Limit Omaha tournament at the world series of poker, and on the final day there were twelve players left. The most noteable name was High Roller regular Dan Shak, but he had to leave the table in 11th place for $10,477. In the end it was Sam Soverel who won his first bracelet.…
2016-06-15 13:31
Jason DeWitt wins 1 065 403 and second bracelet in WSOP Millionaire Maker
Out of 7,190 players, only 15 returned on the third and final day of the $1,500 Millionaire Maker No Limit Hold'em tournament at the World Series of Poker. The winner and the runner-up were both guaranteed at least $1 million, so there was a lot to play for.…
2016-06-14 12:57
Jason Mercier wins fourth WSOP bracelet in 10K 2 7 Lowball Championship
Nine players returned Monday evening on the third and final day of the $10K No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship, all hunting the bracelet and the $273,335, with Jason Mercier being the chipleader.…
2016-06-13 18:59
Ryan Laplante wins the 565 Pot Limit Omaha for 190 328
No less than 2,483 players registered for the twelfth event of the World Series of Poker. Only nine of them could return for the official final table, in the hunt of the bracelet and $190,328. In the end, it was Ryan Laplante who bested the rest and won his first bracelet.…
2016-06-13 13:28
Paul Volpe wins second bracelet in 1 500 Eight Game Mix 6 handed
11 players started Day 3 last night of the $1,500 Eight Game Mix (6 handed) at the World Series of Poker 2016.…
2016-06-11 05:57
Benjamine Keeline makes biggest comeback known to poker wins Colossus II for 1 million
Benjamine Keeline, who was working as an Uber driver last year, won the $565 Colossus II No-Limit Hold'em tournament at the World Series of Poker.…
2016-06-07 08:08
Kyle Julius wins his first WSOP bracelet in the 1 000 Top Up Turbo No Limit Hold'em
After finishing runner-up in a $5,000 NLH WSOP-tournament in 2012 (for $589,687, losing the heads-up against Peter Vilandos ($952,694)), Kyle Julius managed to score his first bracelet in the $1,000 turbo tournament.…

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