It was moving day Wednesday at the 2015 WPT Borgata Winter Poker Open. The first few hours of the day were dedicated to bursting the money bubble, and as soon as the final 90 were reached it was a matter of jockeying for position going into the playdown day on Thursday. As the last couple […]
While Winter Storm Juno battered most of the Northeast, including the vast majority of New Jersey Monday night into Tuesday, Atlantic City dodged the worst of things and suffered just a light dusting. It was good news for those still in the 2015 World Poker Tour Borgata Winter Poker Open, and with no delays to […]
Two years ago, Andy Hwang enjoyed the run of a lifetime in the Borgata Winter Poker Open and put up the biggest result of his career – a WPT title and $730,053. There’s an eternity left to be played in the 2015 version of the Winter Poker Open, but for at least one day Hwang […]
After Day 2 just 49 players remain in the hunt for the $409,656 first place prize money at the WPT Montreal event and while Maduka Meragal sits atop the leaderboard, the group of players right behind is full of worthy contenders. Meragal finished Day 2 with 1,423,000. Right behind him is Marc-Andre Ladouceur with 1,071,000, reigning WPT Player […]
Day 1B of the World Poker Tour bestbet Bounty Scramble in Jacksonville, Florida drew a field of 265 entries, easily surpassing $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. Along with the allure of select players having a $2,500 bounty on their heads, the end of day chip leader would pocket a $5,000 bonus. In one of the last […]
Massoud Eskandari has built a career playing in the card rooms around Los Angeles, has over 100 lifetime cashes and he has a significant chip lead heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event. The field was trimmed from was 16 players to a final TV table of […]
At the end of Day 3 of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event Tyler Kenney topped the final 16 players remaining in the field with a stack just shy of 3 million. Kenney was joined at the top of the counts by Jeremy Kottler, Tyler Cornell and Owen Crowe. Andy Frankenberger and […]
There has been some chatter about stickups taking place in the Rio parking lot. Andy Frankenberger is aghast. Fortunately, he seldom carries a lot of cash.
The LA Poker Classic is one of the original World Poker Tour Events, it’s $10,000 buy-in standard set by the standard of the post-boom poker economy. It now stands as the lone $10,000 buy-in event in the United States outside of the World Series of Poker, and that kind of prestige helps to draw a […]
Due to regulations, the rake in French cash games is very high, prohibitively so according to Dan O’Brien. Phil Laak and Andy Frankenberger also chime in.
Andy Frankenberger finally survived the first day of a tournament here at the 2013 WSOP Europe, and had a few beers to cap off the evening.
The action at the 2013 World Series of Poker is just days away at the Rio in Las Vegas, but before it gets underway there’s a bracelet to be awarded in New Orleans. The third ever WSOP National Championship moved from Las Vegas to New Orleans for 2013, with a field comprised of 100 qualifiers […]
Day 3 saw 67 players returned to the felt of the World Poker Tour $25,000 World Championship at the illustrious Bellagio. The field played five levels of action and Amir Babakhani leads the remaining 24 players after bagging up 1,220,000. Just behind Babakhani are Brandon Steven (1,091,000) and Matt Hyman (1,042,000) as the only other […]
The second of two starting days for the World Poker Tour bestbet Open Main Event in Jacksonville, Florida saw another 205 players take to the felt for Day 1b. The re-entry event attracted 351 players overall, with 44 advancing from Day 1a, and 90 advancing on from Day 1b. Leading the charge on the second […]