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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.…
2016-06-07 07:34
Robert Mizrachi wins fourth WSOP bracelet in 10 000 Seven Card Stud Championship
Robert Mizrachi started the final table of Event #3, the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship, as chipleader. Despite being a very tough final table, with the likes of Ted Forrest, David Benyamine and George Danzer, Mizrachi managed to scoop the win and earn his fourth WSOP bracelet.…
2016-06-02 12:50
German family party Rainer Kempe beats Fedor Holz heads up and wins the 300.000 Super High Roller Bowl
49 high rollers from all over the world paid $300.000 to enter the Super High Roller Bowl in the Aria Casino in Las Vegas. Last night seven of them returned, all competing for the $5 million first price. The Germans were unbeatable, and Rainer Kempe drew the longest straw beating Holz heads-up to take home the cash and the title.…
2016-05-31 07:51
Talal 'raidalot' Shakerchi wins 10K SCOOP Main Event
The SCOOP-series have come to an end, and the most prestigious tournament of them all, the $10K SCOOP (H) Main Event was won by hedge fund manager and pokerfanatic Talal Shakerchi. To be able to do that, he had to beat a strong field of 824 entries.…
2016-05-31 07:26
Mike 'T mex' McDonald wins EPT player of the year award
For a long time it looked as if Steve O'Dwyer was going to take down the EPT player of the year award, but Tímex has beaten O'Dwyer by less than a single point to take down the Season 12 European Poker Tour Player of the Year.…
2016-05-18 07:47
Dario Sammartino wins the 21 000 NLH 8 Max High Roller
The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP) is the place to turn a small buy-in into big money, and possibly a prestigious SCOOP-title. That is exactly what Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino did, although the buy-in wasn't to be called small.…

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