Jul 14, 2015 |

Justin Schwartz Seeks End to Dark Days with Deep Main Event Run

There are a lot of words you could use to describe Justin Schwartz’s presence in the poker world, that also apply to how he utilizes his Twitter account – controversial, polarizing, hard-hitting, and even nonsensical at times. He wears his emotions on his sleeve and doesn’t pull a single punch, but Schwartz’s life, unlike his […]

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Jun 26, 2015 |

A Peek Inside the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship

There are a few events that players circle on the calendar as soon as the World Series of Poker schedule is released and the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship event is one of those special events. The event opened with around 200 players, with most players expecting that number to double by the end of […]

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Jun 12, 2015 |

BY THE NUMBERS: Rewriting the History Books at the 2015 WSOP

14: Phil Hellmuth distanced himself in the all-time bracelet race by winning the $10,000 Razz Championship. He’s now four ahead of Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and Phil Ivey, who all sit tied at 10. This is only the second of Hellmuth’s 14 bracelet wins that have come in non-Hold’em events; his other such win also […]

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Dec 26, 2013 |

The Year That Was: July 2013

Another calendar year is in the books and when the poker world looks back at 2013, they’ll see the first steps taken towards the return of online poker in the U.S, a dominating performance from Daniel Negreanu and the dominance of German players in High Roller events around the world. Every day until the end […]

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Aug 27, 2013 |

Steven Silverman Wins Inaugural WPT Alpha8 for $891,660

Day 2 of the inaugural World Poker Tour Alpha8 tournament series started the day returning nine of the world’s best poker players. One of Florida’s own, Jason Mercier, the WSOP Main Event chip leader, J.C. Tran, and an online wizard, Isaac Haxton, were among the final nine playing for the prestigious title. After ten hours […]

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Aug 27, 2013 |

Matt Glantz Leads the Final Nine of First WPT Alpha8 Final Table

The first stop of the World Poker Tour’s Alpha8 High Roller series kicked off at the Seminole Hard Rock on Monday. Eighteen players ponied up the hefty $100,000 entry fee to play with the world’s biggest players – and three players re-entered. After 11 levels of play Matt Glantz leads the remaining nine players with […]

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Jul 8, 2013 |

Alaei Wins Fourth Bracelet in $10K Pot Limit Omaha

If it wasn’t for a fish leaving a cash game, Daniel Alaei would have missed out on over $850,000. Alaei won the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship event in the early hours of Monday morning, earning him his fourth career bracelet and $852,692. The tournament started on Friday evening while Alaei was playing in a […]

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Jun 19, 2013 |

Team Mike Gorodinsky Still Holds Lead in $25K Fantasy League

Daniel Negreanu’s $25,000 Fantasy League has seen a shuffle in the standings with Team Russia and Team Daniel Alaei making up the most ground on Team Mike Gorodinsky‘s early lead. Team Daniel Negreanu and Team Bryn Kenney fell the most, each slipping six spots in the rankings. Team Russia’s success is mostly tied to Scott […]

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Feb 18, 2013 |

The Poker World Reacts to the Passing of Jerry Buss

Lakers owner Jerry Buss died Monday morning at the age of 80. He was an avid poker player with tournament cashes dating all the way back to a third place finish in a Seven-card Stud event at the 1991 World Series of Poker. Buss was also a regular in the high stakes cash games and […]

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Jun 27, 2012 |

WSOP VIDEO: Snapshot with Daniel Alaei

Three-time WSOP Bracelet Winner Daniel Alaei finished 7th in the 2010 WSOP $50k Players Championship. This year he’s back with a shot at going even deeper, sitting with an above average stack on Day 4 with the money bubble in sight. On a break, he stopped by to tell BLUFF all about this run for […]

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