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2016-07-12 07:15
Fedor Holz wins 111 111 High Roller for One Drop for 4 981 775
Nobody will deny that Fedor Holz is one of the best pokerplayers (No-Limit Hold'em Tournaments) out there at this moment. He has proven himself time and time again. Well, he's done it again, besting a field of 183 absolute high rollers in the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop, earning himself $4,981,775. He has a total of a little over $14,7 million in cashes just in 2016 now.…
2016-07-12 06:38
Tony Dunst wins 1 000 No Limit Hold'em for 339 254
The end of the 2016 World Series of Poker is coming to an end, with only seven more events to play, with of course the $10,000 Main Event being the most prestigious one, alongside the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop. Before we come to that, there are some smaller tournaments, such as event #63: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em. 2,452 players entered the tournament, and in the end it was no one less than Tony Dunst who took home the bracelet.…
2016-07-11 06:32
Jens Jeans89 Kyllonen wins 25 000 High Roller Pot Limit Omaha for 1 127 035
Online phenomenon Jens “Jeans89” Kyllonen from Finland showed once again that he's not just a sicko behind his computer screen, besting a field of 184 players in the prestigious $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha. He knocked Tommy Le out in heads-up play to score his second 7-figure payday. His other score above a million was back in 2009, when he won EPT Kopenhagen for $1,120,815.…
2016-07-10 16:54
Doug Polk & Ryan Fee win the 1 000 Tag Team No Limit Hold'em for 153 358
A new form of poker is added to the schedule of this year's World Series of Poker – Tag Team Poker. The $1,000 buy-in is split among 2-4 players on every team and those teammates can tag in and out at any point their teammate is not in an active hand. Every player on the team needs to play at least one orbit and each teammate must check in at their table prior to the end of late registration. A fun new format, especially for Doug Polk and Ryan Fee. Out of 863 entrants, their team was number one after three days of play.…
2016-07-08 20:17
Yue Du wins 5 000 No Limit Hold'em for 800 586
863 players entered the 59th event of the World Series of Poker: the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em, creating a total prizepool of a little of $4 million. 47 players returned on the third day, the plan was to come to a conclusion, but they didn't succeed in this. Six players had to return on the fourth and final day, all chasing the bracelet and the big bucks. In the end, it was Chinese Yue Du who drew the longest straw, earning his second WSOP-cash and first bracelet.…
2016-07-08 11:41
David Prociak wins the 1 500 Seven Card Stud Hi Lo 8 or Better for 156 546
521 players tried their luck at the 60th event of the World Series of Poker: the $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better. Fourteen of them got to return on the third and final day, with Brandon Shack-Harris chasing his second bracelet of these series. David Prociak didn't let that happen and Shack-Harris had to settle with second place.…
2016-07-07 11:19
Brian Rast wins 50 000 Poker Players Championship 6 handed
One of the most prestigious tournaments of the World Series of Poker is the star studded $50,000 Poker Players Championship (6-handed). A total of 91 of the best players in the world dug deep in their pockets to enter the tournament. In the end it was Brian Rast who beat Justin Bonomo heads-up to score the bracelet and $1,296,097.…
2016-07-06 10:52
David Peters finally seals the deal wins 1 500 No Limit Hold'em for 412 557
If we take a look at Peters' World Series of Poker resumé, we see eight final tables before this event, with pretty much finishes in all spots but the one that's worth the most. Until now. Peters bested a field of 1,860 players in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em to win his first golden bracelet, along with the $412,557 price money.…
2016-07-06 10:20
Corey Thompson wins 1 000 No Limit Hold'em 30 minute levels for 221 163
The 58th event of the World Series of Poker, the $1,000 No Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels) drew 1,397 entrants, all looking for some fast-paced action. Only 28 of them made it to the second and final day, all chasing the bracelet and the big bucks. In the end, it was Corey Thompson who beat Enrico Rudelitz heads-up and won his first golden bracelet.…
2016-07-05 08:26
Hung Le wins 888 Crazy Eights for 888 888
After two long days of poker the enormous 6,761 players field was reduced to only twelve players in the $888 Crazy Eights 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em. They returned for the conclusion, with a $442,790 difference between 12th place finish and the winner. A lot of money to play for. In the end, it was Vietnamese immigrant Hung Le who won the bracelet and the huge amount of money.…
2016-07-05 07:56
Andrew Lichtenberger wins 3 000 No Limit Hold'em for 569 158
On the third and meant-to-be final day of the $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em, 31 out of 1,125 players returned, planning to play down to a winner. However, an extra day had to be added to conclude the heads-up match between Andrew Lichtenberger and Craigh Blight with Lichtenberger having a 3:1 chiplead. He never gave this away and collected his first bracelet.…
2016-07-04 11:24
Brandon Shack Harris wins 10 000 Pot Limit Omaha for 894 300
The $10,000 8-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha Championship saw 400 players buying in, creating a total prizepool of $3,760,000. $894,300 of this prizepool was to be taken by the winner, along with the coveted bracelet. At the end of the road, it was Brandon Shack-Harris who was the strongest, earning his second WSOP-bracelet.…
2016-07-04 07:41
Allan Le wins 1 500 Mixed PLO 8 Omaha 8 8 and Big O for 189 223
668 players registered for the $1,500 Mixed PLO/8; Omaha 8/8; and Big O. This is a new event for the WSOP, combining three Omaha hi-lo variations in rotation: Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better, Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better, and Big O (5 Card Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Split Eight or Better). Each game will be played for seven hands, the maximum number of players at each table is seven. Five players returned on day 4, with Allan Le coming out the strongest.…
2016-07-02 10:56
Safiya Umerova wins 1 500 Shootout for 264 046
Only a day after we saw Bicknell win the $1,500 bounty at the World Series of Poker, Safiya Umerova beat Niall Farrell heads-up to be the second lady in two days to win a bracelet. Out of 1,050 runners, Umerova turned out the strongest, taking home $264,046 and the bracelet.…
2016-07-02 10:32
Shaun Deeb wins his second WSOP bracelet in 1 500 Seven Card Stud
One of the smaller events of this year's World Series of Poker, the $1,500 Seven Card Stud, saw 311 players buying in. After two days of play, only eight remained, battling for the bracelet. Six out of the remaining eight players had won a bracelet before, and it was no one less than Shaun Deeb who came out the strongest.…
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.…

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