Articles by: Michael Reed

Bellagio Cup: Elio Fox Takes the Cup

Michael Reed | July 19, 2011

Fox looks forward travel around more to play live poker While most of the poker world had their eyes on Day 7 of World Series of Poker the Bellagio Cup came to a conclusion with Elio Fox taking the title, an entry into the 2012 World Poker Tour Championship, and $644,192. “I will feel a […]

WSOP: Hasan Anter Royals the Final $1,500 No Limit Hold’em

Michael Reed | July 8, 2011

Anter needed only two events to win his first bracelet. The final $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event at the 2011 World Series of Poker needed an extra day to crown Hasan Anter as it’s champion. Anter did it in fashion by getting a royal flush to defeat Nemer Haddad, capturing his first bracelet and $777,928. […]

WSOP Mid-Day: Hellmuth’s Dream of Number 12 Still Alive

Michael Reed | July 6, 2011

Shak is looking for redemption in the $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo While most of the attention at the 2011 World Series of Poker was on the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship final table with Phil Hellmuth chasing his twelfth bracelet three other events were in action. The $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event is 1 eliminations […]

WSOP End of Day: Minh Ly Leads the way in the Players Championship

Michael Reed | July 6, 2011

Ly just wants to win his first bracelet It was a long day at the 2011 World Series of Poker as the $50,000 Poker Players Championship struggled to get down to its official final table. While the Poker Players Championship went into overtime the $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event got to its final table before […]

WSOP End of Day: Arieh Storms to the Lead

Michael Reed | July 5, 2011

Arieh is optimistic about his chances of winning but knows they are still a long way from the end. The $50,000 Poker Players Championship once again highlighted play at the 2011 World Series of Poker on Monday as it moved another day closer to crowning a new champion. The only other tournament in action on […]

Streak 2 Seven: Chances To Pick Are Becoming Limited

Michael Reed | July 4, 2011

The chances to get a streak going in BLUFF’s Streak 2 Seven contest are becoming very limit with only five events left at theĀ 2011 World Series of Poker. PsychJJ still holds the top spot with his streak of four that he put together in the middle of the series. Since his active streak came to […]

WSOP Mid-Day: Baker Leads the Ladies, $50,000 Kicks Off

Michael Reed | July 2, 2011

Baker likes to abuse the money bubble, so no bubble save for her The largest buy-in of the 2011 World Series of Poker was the highlight of the schedule Saturday as the $50,000 Player’s Championship brought most of the game’s biggest stars out. Also getting started Saturday was the last $1,000 No Limit Hold’em event […]

WSOP End of Day: Meyers and Sands Hold Huge Chip Leads

Michael Reed | July 2, 2011

Boekin comes into his final table second in chips Tournaments seemed to be going at warp speed on Friday at the 2011 World Series of Poker. The two events that returned for Day 2 moved into the money and then quickly worked their way down to the final tables while the Ladies Championship crept ever […]

WSOP End of Day: Peng Slips Into Lead, Martin Captures Gold

Michael Reed | July 1, 2011

Froehlich hopes to better his 3rd place finish from earlier in the series Thursday at the 2011 World Series of Poker closed out with a new champion getting crowned while another tournament ran into the hard stop rule. Elsewhere at the series a female finished the day with the chip lead of an open event. […]

WSOP Mid-Day: Michael Mizrachi and Joe Ebanks Looking for Win

Michael Reed | June 29, 2011

aymer enjoys playing the “other” games Only five tournaments were in action on Wednesday at the 2011 World Series of Poker, with two of them nearing their final table before breaking for dinner. Two of the other three events returned for their Day 2 with one moving into the bubble, while the other still has […]

WSOP End of Day: Mizrachi & Sowers Lead, Griffin Wins Bracelet

Michael Reed | June 29, 2011

After 32 non-cashes Mizrachi finally got his first cash in Event 47 Another bracelet went around a first time winners wrist on Tuesday at the 2011 World Series of Poker. A pair of events also moved into the money and one day closer to crowning their champion before the day ended. $10,000 Six-handed No Limit […]

WSOP End of Day: Pechie Wins While Three Tourneys Reach the Money

Michael Reed | June 27, 2011

Lamb returns for Day 4 of the $10,000 Pot Limit Championship with the chip lead It appeared that two more bracelets were going to be awarded after dinner to go along with the one that went to Matt Jarvis earlier in the day at the World Series of Poker on Sunday. But the $10,000 Pot […]

WSOP: Two-Time Ladies Champ Susie Isaacs Remembers Her Mom on the Rail

Michael Reed | June 26, 2011

Coming from a very religious background, with a mother that is Southern Baptist, Susie Isaacs moved from Nashville to Las Vegas in 1986 to become a professional poker player. For years her mom told her friends back in Tennessee that her daughter moved out west and was in high-risk investments because she did not approve […]

WSOP End of Day: Katchalov at Another Final Table, Hard Stop Hits Again

Michael Reed | June 26, 2011

Katchalov is the third player to reach a final table after winning a bracelet this year Once again a final table was forced to stop during heads-up play due to the hard stop rule to close out another day at the 2011 World Series of Poker. Elsewhere, the $10,000 Pot Limit Championship also experienced a […]