Articles by: Diana Cox

Sylvain Loosli Takes Over Lead, Anton Morgenstern Flames Out

Diana Cox | July 15, 2013

Level 32 of the 2013 WSOP came to an end with Sylvain Loosli out in front of the 18 remaining players with 20,940,000. Marc McLaughlin took the lead early during the third level of Day 7 when he won a massive pot involving Chris Lindh to rocket to over 20 million, before dropping back to […]

Rustom Leads at the End of Day 5, Glazier Last Woman Standing

Diana Cox | July 14, 2013

Players began the final level, Level 25, of Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event with 89 players and by the time the lights dimmed in the Amazon Room a mere 68 remained. Sami Rustom bagged with the chiplead, packing away 7,005,000 for the night and Jackie Glazier became the last woman standing. Annette Obrestad […]

McLaughlin Leads at Dinner Break, Steinberg, Bardah Eliminated

Diana Cox | July 13, 2013

Level 23 of the 2013 WSOP Main Event got underway with 137 players remaining and as the third level of Day came to a close the field had been trimmed down to the final 109. Chris Lindh stacked up the chip lead during Level 22 but fell from the top about an hour into the […]

Level 21 Ends With 180 Players, Jon Lane Out in Front

Diana Cox | July 13, 2013

Two hundred thirty seven players returned for Day 5 of the 2013 WSOP Main Event but by the time the tournament clock ran out on Level 21 only 180 remained. There is still a chance for a repeat Main Event champion to emerge as 2001 winner Carlos Mortensen and defending champion Greg Merson are still […]

Players Ready to Return for Day 3 Thursday as Day 2C Ends

Diana Cox | July 11, 2013

The third starting day of the 2013 WSOP Main Event saw the largest turnout and as such, the third Day 2 – Day 2C – also had the largest second day, but the eliminations began quickly and the field steadily narrowed as the five two-hour levels played out. After missing Day 1C entirely, Tom Dwan […]

Michael Mizrachi Takes Chiplead During Level 9 on Day 2C

Diana Cox | July 11, 2013

After hovering just under the top spot on the chip count leaderboard for the first three levels on Day 2C of the 2013 WSOP Main Event, Michael Mizrachi climbed past Mark Kroon to take the chiplead during the second to last level of the night. Mizrachi is up to a whopping 553,000. Kroon is still […]

Mark Kroon Leads, Jake Cody Climbs, Joe Serock Shows Up

Diana Cox | July 10, 2013

Two big stacks from Day 1C continue to dominate the field on Day 2c at the 2013 WSOP. Mark Kroon began the day with the chiplead and three levels in, still has it. Kroon is sitting with 415,000 and after losing about one fifth of his stack earlier in the day, Michael Mizrachi has regained […]

Big Names Dropping, Mark Kroon Continues to Lead

Diana Cox | July 10, 2013

Level 7 of Day 2C of the 2013 WSOP has come to an end and some of the biggest names in the field have been eliminated. Level 6 saw the exit of Gus Hansen, Tom Dwan and Antonio Esfandiari and the bustouts have continued steadily through Level 7. Vanessa Selbst, Daniel Negreanu and Bryan Devonshire […]

Late Entrances, Early Exits for Tom Dwan and Gus Hansen

Diana Cox | July 10, 2013

The first level of Day 2C of the 2013 WSOP Main Event has been packed with action as players play one final day before the field in combined for the remainder of the largest poker tournament in the world. Players have completed the first two hour level of the day, Level 6. Imari Love and […]

Vohra Leads, Baumann Exits as Players Head to Dinner on Day 2A/B

Diana Cox | July 9, 2013

The players fortunate enough to still be alive on Day 2A/B have completed 8 levels since the start of the 2013 WSOP Main Event and action has paused to give them time to refuel with dinner before playing two more levels tonight. Raj Vohra and Sergio Castelluccio appear to have strong holds on the chiplead […]

Matt Perrins and Eli Elezra Pick Up Bracelets, $10K PLO Underway

Diana Cox | July 6, 2013

Two of the six remaining bracelets at the 2013 WSOP were scooped up by Matt Perrins and Eli Elezra before the lights dimmed on Day 38, the final day before the Main Event. Perrins took down the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em and the $2,500 Limit Deuce to Seven Triple Draw Lowball went to Elezra, leaving a mere […]

$50K Down to Final Four, Players Getting Patriotic on the 4th

Diana Cox | July 4, 2013

Play is a little quiet on Day 37 of the 2013 WSOP with only four events playing out as the final stretch before the Main Event winds down. But it is also Independence Day and players have not shied away from beginning the celebrations early, showing up decked out in red, white and blue and […]

$50K on Stone Bubble, Arieh Looking for Bracelet Number Three

Diana Cox | July 3, 2013

The 2013 WSOP Main Event is just around the corner and players are taking their final shots a bracelets and top prize money as Day 36 rolls on. The final 17 players are on the stone bubble in the $50,000 Poker Players Championship and one of the last remaining final tables is about to kick […]

$5K NLHE and $50K Players Championship Highlight Day 35 Photo Blog

Diana Cox | July 3, 2013

Throughout the 2013 WSOP, BLUFF’s wsop Photo Blog brings all the action from the Rio. Whether it’s action on the felt or a sneak peak behind the scenes, BLUFF is bringing it to you in full color. (Unless the photo looks cooler in black and white) Day 35 saw a nearly 800-player field stacked with pros turn out […]