Jun 7, 2014 |

WSOP: Hellmuth Falls Short, Tom Franklin Contends

There were plenty of big names in contention for bracelets on Day 12 including Phil Hellmuth as he battled for his 14th championship bracelet and his 50th final table. The $10,000 Razz Championship also included a talented field with German Thomas Butzhammer leading the field and Brandon Cantu and David Singer close behind. Event #15 […]

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Jun 2, 2014 |

Ted Forrest Wins $1,500 Razz Title, Takes Home 6th WSOP Bracelet

The $1,500 Razz event at the 2014 World Series of Poker saw history made, but it wasn’t the kind of history that Phil Hellmuth would’ve wanted. After battling tooth and nail for hours heads-up, Ted Forrest defeated Hellmuth heads-up to capture his sixth career WSOP bracelet, his second Razz title and $121,196. It was Forrest’s […]

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Jun 1, 2014 |

WSOP Stat Pack: Selbst and Millionaire Maker Setting Records

The 2014 World Series of Poker is underway with five bracelets already awarded at the Rio in Las Vegas. The most noted bracelet winner was Vanessa Selbst in the $25,000 Mixed Max No Limit Hold’em event. The $1,500 Millionaire Maker exceeded everyone’s expectations, filling the tournament area and beyond with players seeking the guaranteed $1 […]

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Jun 17, 2013 |

Isaac Hagerling Wins $3K Mixed Max on His Birthday

  Isaac Hagerling received a gift of a three-outer for his 26th birthday at the 2013 WSOP. In the pivotal hand of the final heads up match in Event 27 $3,000 Mixed Max, Hagerling was all in with K T against Max Steinberg‘s A K on a king-high turn. The river T gave Hagerling 97 percent […]

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Jun 16, 2013 |

Cantu Leads Mixed Max, Alabama Prof Wins Bracelet

Another pair of gold bracelets were handed out at the 2013 WSOP , including an Alabama professor at his first Series and a California pro who adds to his more than $1 million in tournament winnings. A star-studded field of players battled in the $5,000 HORSE event through the completion of play on Saturday night, while […]

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Jun 12, 2013 |

WSOP Fantasy: Team Gorodinsky Still Leads, Team Waxman Close

A collection of deep runs in week two of the 2013 WSOP by Allen Cunningham, Dan Kelly and Brian Hastings helped keep Team Mike Gorodinsky firmly in the lead of Daniel Negreanu‘s $25,000 Fantasy League. Cunnigham earned the team 50 points for his second place finish in the $1,500 Pot Limit Hold’em event. On the heels […]

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Dec 30, 2012 |

The Year That Was: October 2012

October 2011 Cover It was an interesting year for the poker industry. While the United States moved slowly towards legalized online poker and continued to feel the aftershocks of Black Friday, the live tournament circuit continued to grow here and abroad. Despite the disappearance of much of the televised poker programming that the ousted online […]

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Oct 2, 2012 |

WSOPE Bracelet Winner Profile: Jon Aguiar

Jon Aguiar won his first career WSOP bracelet Monday in Cannes, dedicating the victory to his late grandfather. (Tim Fiorvanti photo) Jon Aguiar has a reputation for being a few things in the poker industry. He’s often loudly defiant of the status quo and not afraid to share his opinions when he thinks something is […]

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