Articles by: Kevin Mathers

Craig Varnell Wins WPT500 at ARIA, $330,000

Kevin Mathers | July 6, 2015

In the last few weeks of the summer, players are scrambling to save their summers with a big result and head out of Las Vegas as a big winner. After a couple of decent cashes in June, Craig Varnell peaked at just the right time by winning the second annual WPT500 at ARIA for $330,000. […]

The Quintessential WSOP Social Media Guide

Kevin Mathers | May 27, 2015

Over the last 25 days the BLUFF 2015 WSOP Preview has featured advice, insight and predictions for the 2015 World Series of Poker. Just hours before the first event kicks we’re bringing you one final piece on how to find the information you need to stay ahead of the game through social media. WSOP Twitter Here’s a […]

David Kluchman Wins WSOPC Foxwoods Main Event, $124,370

Kevin Mathers | May 24, 2015

The final World Series of Poker Circuit event of the season concluded Sunday at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort, the last chance to earn a seat for July’s WSOP National Championship at Harrah’s Cherokee. The $1,675 Main Event drew a field of 376 entries as the final table chip leader David Kluchman collected the rest of the […]

First-Time Player Farid Yachou Wins WPT Amsterdam

Kevin Mathers | May 16, 2015

The World Poker Tour made their debut in the Netherlands, visting the Holland Casino in Amsterdam for the €3,300 ($3,700 USD) Main Event, drawing a field of 341 entries. Among the entries was Farid Yachou, playing in his first poker tournament, preferring to learn the game in a cash game with his friends. Yachou overcame […]

Damjan Radanov Wins WSOPC New Orleans Main Event, $174,514

Kevin Mathers | May 12, 2015

The World Series of Poker Circuit visited Harrah’s New Orleans for the penultimate stop of the 2014-2015 season, highlighted by the $1,675 Main Event as Damjan Radanov, a 33-year old professional poker player living in Memphis by way of Serbia, defeated David Nicholson heads-up, earning $174,514 and a seat at the WSOP National Championship in […]

Ryan Jones Wins WSOPC Cherokee Main Event, $235,804

Kevin Mathers | April 27, 2015

The World Series of Poker Circuit paid a second visit to North Carolina’s Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, drawing a field of 786 entries to their $1,675 Main Event to create a prize pool of $1,179,000. Ryan Jones started the final table as the chip leader, battling back and forth with David Williams for chip supremacy. Williams […]

Michelle Chin Wins WSOPC Council Bluffs Main Event, $88,126

Kevin Mathers | April 20, 2015

The World Series of Poker Circuit had never crowned a female Main Event winner since its inception in 2005. Three women – Jennifer Harman, Esther Taylor-Brady and Traci Brown – all finished second in WSOPC Main Events over the years, but until Monday afternoon there hadn’t been a female champion. Michelle Chin had the chiplead […]

Michael Mizrachi Wins DSPT Grey Eagle, $57,790

Kevin Mathers | April 6, 2015

The DeepStacks Poker Tour visited the Grey Eagle Casino in Calgary, Alberta, Canada featuring an 1,100 CAD ($880 USD) Main Event. Michael Mizrachi led the field at the conclusion of the first two flights, creating a field of 431 entrants. Mirachi started the ten-handed final table as the chip leader and never relinquished the lead, […]

Oleksii Khoroshenin Leads Day 1 of EPT Malta €25,000 High Roller

Kevin Mathers | March 18, 2015

The penultimate stop of Season 11 of the European Poker Tour brings players to the Mediterranean island nation of Malta for the first time with a packed schedule of nearly 70 tournaments. Most EPT stops feature a €10,000 High Roller event on the schedule, and there is one here the following week. A special €25,000 […]

Konstantinos Nanos Wins WPT Vienna, $157,447

Kevin Mathers | March 17, 2015

The last outside the US stop for Season XIII brought players to the Montesino Pokertainment Centre in Vienna, Austria as a field of 220 players bought in for €3,300 ($3,470 US). At the six-handed final table, Vladimir Krastev knocked out the first four players, but he couldn’t eliminate the final player as Konstantinos Nanos claimed […]

George Wolfe Wins WPTDeepStacks Jacksonville Main Event, $81,037

Kevin Mathers | March 17, 2015

The WPTDeepStacks Tour paid a second visit to Florida, heading to the bestbet Jacksonville poker room for an $1,100 tournament with a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool. The guarantee was easily topped as 404 entries generated a prize pool of $388,880 paid out to the final 45 players. The final table was played on March 16th, […]

Joshua Turner Wins WSOPC St. Louis Main Event, $136,945

Kevin Mathers | March 3, 2015

The World Series of Poker Circuit visited the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis and local pro Joshua Turner enjoyed the home field advantage. The 34-year old Turner cashed four times in WSOPC preliminary events leading into the $1,675 Main Event and continued his hot streak by going wire-to-wire to earn his second WSOPC ring […]

Darryll Fish Wins WSOPC Palm Beach Main Event, $173,189

Kevin Mathers | February 17, 2015

The latest stop by the World Series of Poker Circuit meant a return to the Palm Beach Kennel Club, as many of the Sunshine State’s best players participated in the $1,675 Main Event. At a final table featuring nine WSOPC rings awarded among the final nine, Darryll Fish led the final table from start to […]

Scott Seiver Continues to Climb as Martin Jacobson and Ami Barer Fall

Kevin Mathers | February 16, 2015

The latest BLUFF Power Rankings shows the same 20 names as the previous update two weeks ago as Ole Schemion remains in first. Results from the Aussie Millions and EPT Deauville past and present caused the shifting in positions as several events moved past the one- and two-year time period. Scott Seiver moved up three […]