Articles by: Drew Amato

WSOP Photo Blog: Newhouse Makes History As We Reach The November Nine

Drew Amato | July 17, 2014

Well the summer portion of the World Series of Poker has officially come to an end. After an electric 7 days of poker action, we have reached the prestigious November Nine. This marks the second Main Event Final Table in a row for Mark Newhouse making him the only player in history to reach back […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Nearing the November Nine

Drew Amato | July 12, 2014

The 2014 WSOP Main Event has lived up to the hype. As many notables pushed through day 1, we watched majority of them fall on day 2 and 3. The money bubble came and went with one hand, as three unlucky players found themselves on the bad end of an all-in situation. As the field […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Main Event Pushes Towards Day 3

Drew Amato | July 9, 2014

From former Playboy Playmates, to current sport icons, we have seen our fair share of variety at this years main event. With many notables bagging above average stacks on day 1, it is shaping up to be an electric end to what has already been a record breaking year. We watched Phil Ivey sit back […]

WSOP Photo Blog: The Main Event is Underway

Drew Amato | July 5, 2014

As the summer winds down here at the 2014 WSOP, the biggest event of all has kicked off. With a first place prize guaranteed to be $10,000,000 thousands of hopefuls will take their seat at a chance to win some life changing money. From your top pros to your average joes, everyone comes to Vegas […]

WSOP Photo Blog: The Big One for One Drop

Drew Amato | July 2, 2014

In the 10th WSOP Photo Blog of the summer, we take a look back at the action from the 2014 Big One for One Drop. After 42 players ponied up $1,000,000 we were destined for an unbelievable 3 day stretch of poker. The amazon room was packed solid for 72 hours, as spectators and other […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Ivey Makes History with One Drop on the Horizon

Drew Amato | June 28, 2014

As we head into the last leg of what has been an incredible World Series of Poker, history continues to be made. Phil Ivey captured his 10th WSOP Gold Bracelet in the $1,500 Eight Game Mix and John Hennigan won the prestigious $50,000 Poker Players Championship. With The Big One for One Drop starting tomorrow, […]

WSOP Photo Blog : “A New Star is Born”

Drew Amato | June 25, 2014

Another week is in the books here at the 2014 World Series of Poker. In the past few days we watched a young superstar finally break through as Will Givens captured gold in the $1,000 Event 45. Phil Laak also made a run at a bracelet and we kicked off what may be the most […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Danzer Scoops Again, Cantu Can’t Escape Controversy

Drew Amato | June 21, 2014

Another wild week at the 45th annual World Series of Poker has come to a close. We watched as emerging German superstar George Danzer took home his second bracelet of the series, making him the first double bracelet winner of 2014. This week also saw Brandon Cantu get involved in another altercation, as well as […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Anderson, Cada, and Boyd Take Home Bracelets

Drew Amato | June 18, 2014

In this week’s photo blog, Calvin Anderson continues his unbelievable year by capturing his first WSOP Gold Bracelet, as Dutch Boyd and Joe Cada join him in the winners circle. Anderson defeated the 588 other players in Event 30, good for $190,538, while Joe Cada cemented himself in the WSOP history books by becoming the […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Eyster Captures Gold, More Notables Make Deep Runs

Drew Amato | June 14, 2014

It seems to be a reoccurring trend in this year’s WSOP that more and more notable players are making deep runs. Yesterday we watched as Kevin “1sickdisease” Eyster took home gold in the $5,000 Six Max, and today we look to crown a champion in the $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em event as Chino Rheem, Todd […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Heimiller, Danzer, and Polk All Strike Gold

Drew Amato | June 11, 2014

This week we have seen George Danzer, Doug Polk, and Dan Heimiller all headline the bracelet ceremonies as familiar faces. We have seen so many notables get so close to capturing a prestigious WSOP Bracelet, and we have seen some of the very best, all take their shot in the $5,000 Six-Handed event. Here is […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Hellmuth Comes Close Again, Stacked 10k Razz Field Pushes Forward

Drew Amato | June 8, 2014

As we close the books on the first 16 events, we have seen a lot of familiar faces continue to make deep runs. Just after losing to Ted Forrest heads up, Phil Hellmuth made another deep run in the $3,000 No Limit Six Max. He would eventually fall short of the final table, busting in […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Hellmuth Falls As Parker, Forrest, and Bonomo Prevail

Drew Amato | June 5, 2014

The first week of the 2014 WSOP was one for the books. We watched Jonathan Dimmig turn a $1,500 investment into $1.3 million after he bested a field of 7,977 entries. Ted Forrest and Phil Hellmuth headlined an epic $1,500 Razz final table, in which Forrest emerged victorious after a grueling heads-up match as he […]

WSOP Photo Blog: Ivey, Hellmuth, Selbst & Merson Highlight Early Days

Drew Amato | June 1, 2014

The 2014 World Series of Poker is underway and BLUFF has been capturing all of the action from the very first shuffle up and deal. Twice a week BLUFF will bring the best photos from the tables, including candidate shots of some of the game’s biggest names. In this edition of the BLUFF WSOP Photo […]