Articles by: Erik Lemarquand

BLUFF POY: Doug Polk Makes Top 10 Appearance

Erik Lemarquand | July 10, 2014

As all preliminary events have concluded at the 2014 World Series of Poker, changes to the BLUFF Player of the Year standings have slowed, and are not expected to see significant changes until the end of the Main Event, when cashes have been calculated. As it stands, the top five competitors on our list have not seen […]

Bryan Devonshire Would Rather Play Outside

Erik Lemarquand | July 9, 2014

Bryan Devonshire has over $2 million in career tournament earnings on the felt, but his real passion is for the outdoors. He’s only played two previous events this summer, before playing at this years 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event. Devonshire contends that poker isn’t as promising as it used to be. Though there […]

Jay Farber: Poker Player, Business Man, Socialite, Millionaire

Erik Lemarquand | July 9, 2014

Jay Farber is a local Las Vegas business man, and socialite, who came runner up in the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event. Farber was doing well in life before his final table performance, but the $5 million dollars he received afterward definitely afforded him a more comfortable lifestyle.  Farber had a massive stack […]

Pat & Mel Humphrey: Friends With Ivey Since He Was 17

Erik Lemarquand | July 7, 2014

Pat and Mel Humphrey were on the rail in the Pavillion on Monday. They were adorned in all of their regular support clothing, buttons, and signs – surrounded by fans, and curious others trying to get friendly with the couple. When approached by Bluff, the couple seemed hesitant at first, but they eventually warmed up […]

25 Seat Main Event Scramble Success; “Kingpoker1″ Wins 50k Guarantee

Erik Lemarquand | July 7, 2014

Last Sunday was a huge day for online poker in Nevada. WSOP.com held a tournament that guaranteed 25 seats to the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event, and it did not disappoint. The tournament brought in over 1,200 registrants, many new to the site. And was only $3,000 shy of making the $250,000 guarantee. […]

Igor Dubinskyy Wins Little One for One Drop

Erik Lemarquand | July 7, 2014

Igor Dubinskyy won the $1,111 Little One for One Drop, on Sunday. The event ultimately raised $499,056 to go toward the One Drop charity founded by Guy Laliberté, which provides disadvantaged, rural and semi-rural regions of Latin America, West Africa and Asia, with clean drinking water. Igor hails from the Ukraine, and this win placed him on the top […]

Bryn Kenney Wins $1,500 Ten Game Mix

Erik Lemarquand | July 5, 2014

  Bryn Kenney has won the $1,500 Ten Game Mix after defeating a field of 445 entries, over a three day period. The close out came today after Kenney steam-rolled through the nine players that came into the day on Friday. Kenney, who was the most accomplished player at the table with over $3.3 million […]

Brunson Fights for First; Kenney Leads Ten Game Mix

Erik Lemarquand | July 3, 2014

Thursday was the 38th day of the 2014 World Series of Poker. The day saw two final tables get underway, including; the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em, and the $10,000 Seven Card Stud. The second flight of the $1,111 Little One for One Drop started, as well as the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha, which began at […]

Hellmuth Speaks on Colman; Bojang Leading Final Table

Erik Lemarquand | July 2, 2014

Tuesday has been an eventful day at the 2014 World Series of Poker. The $1,111 Little One for One Drop got underway today, and stands to make the organization another healthy sum of cash that will go toward providing the less fortunate with fresh drinking water. Meanwhile, a winner is to be crowned in the $1,500 […]

Esfandiari Leads Day 2 of One Drop; Harwood Holds Commanding Stack

Erik Lemarquand | June 30, 2014

Monday is the 35th day of the 2014 World Series of Poker and excitement is in the air as Day 2 of the One Drop commenced. Elsewhere in the Rio, the final table of the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em and $1,500 Monster Stack is playing out, as well as Day 2 of the $1,000 No Limit […]

“pokermaster24″ Wins 50k Guarantee; “sofcknsickk” Makes Three Final Tables

Erik Lemarquand | June 30, 2014

Nevada’s tournament registration numbers are up in comparison to averages earlier in the month, but PartyPoker in New Jersey still seems to draw the biggest field for its weekly $50,000 Guarantee. However, even that had an overlay, which still seems to be the norm for many of the major guarantees being advertised in the two […]

Trickett Amasses Heaps In One Drop; Langmann Wins Bracelet

Erik Lemarquand | June 30, 2014

Sunday was the 34th day of the 2014 World Series of Poker, and the amazon room was buzzing with spectators all trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite professionals taking a shot at the $1 million dollar buy-in – Big One for One Drop, and the $15.3 million dollar grand prize. Other events taking […]

Lindgren and Drinan Win One Drop Seat; Landis Makes Final Table

Erik Lemarquand | June 29, 2014

Saturday was an exhilarating time at the 2014 World Series of Poker. A bracelet was won in the $10,000 Limit Hold’em, and two 1 million dollar One Drop seats were awarded to $25,000 No Limit Hold’em satellite winners. Day 2 of the $1,500 Monster Stack was completed, and the $10,000 Ladies Event played down to a […]

Hennigan Wins 50k; Monster Stack Mash; Esfandiari On One Drop Prep

Erik Lemarquand | June 27, 2014

Thursday was Day 31 of the 2014 World Series of Poker, and the Rio was jam packed, with almost 8000 players coming out to play the new $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Monster Stack. The halls were almost impossible to walk through at times, and bad beat stories were buzzing through the air. Other events being […]