Jul 3, 2015 |

Brazilian Poker: A Passionate Love of the Game

As the river card hit and sent 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event runner-up Jesse Sylvia out of the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em event in third place, the reactions of Thiago Nishijima and Sotirios Koutoupas perfectly summed up how each player would approach their heads-up match. Koutoupas gave Sylvia a quick hug as he […]

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Jun 26, 2015 |

Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Championship, Eli Elezra Wins No. 3

The Rio was stretched to its limits Thursday with five events scheduled for a final day, the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship played down to a final 11 and two more events kicked off: the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max and the $1,500 Dealers Choice. Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Poker Players Championship, $1,270,086 Mike Gorodinsky […]

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Jun 7, 2013 |

Mercier, Negreanu and Akkari Highlight Day 9 Photo Blog

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 peek behind the scenes, BLUFF is bringing it to you in full color. (Unless the photo looks cooler in black and white). Day 9 saw Jason Mercier dashing between two events, […]

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Aug 27, 2011 |

EPT: Martin Schleich Takes Day 1A Lead in Barcelona

Vanessa Selbst got off to a typically hot start on Day 1A of the EPT Barcelona Main Event, but after losing a big chunk towards the end of the day, Martin Schleich assumed the chip lead. Schleich leads the remaining 179 players who survived play on Saturday from a starting field of 346. Others who […]

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Jun 29, 2011 |

WSOP Bracelet Winner Profile: Andre Akkari

It has been a rollercoaster of a year for Andre Akkari. He may have reached the pinnacle of the poker world by winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet on Tuesday, but it has been a bittersweet experience. Akkari was down in Peru for the Latin American Poker Tour event back in April, where […]

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Sep 5, 2009 |

2009 WCOOP Event #3: MUSTAFABETS Crowned PLO Winner

Though the third event of this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) did make its $500,000 guarantee, it only bested it by a small margin compared to the massive prize pools in Thursday’s events. The $215 Pot Limit Omaha 6-handed event brought 2,738 players to the virtual felt compared to the 8,500 runners in […]

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May 25, 2009 |

Online Poker: Memorial Day Means Overlays in Sunday Majors

Another May holiday, another couple of big overlays. Whether it was because Memorial Day plans kept some of the players away or the online rooms set their sights too high, several of yesterday’s big guaranteed prize pool tournaments ended up with an overlay for their participants. The biggest overlay event was the PokerStars Sunday Million. […]

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