May 8, 2015 |

Adrian Mateos Wins EPT Grand Final Main Event, $1.2M

It didnt come easy, but 20-year-old Adrian Mateos made some serious history Friday at the EPT Grand Final. Not only did he win the last Main Event of Season 11 of the tour for more than $1.2 million, but he added the second leg of a career Triple Crown before the age of 21. Mateos […]

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Nov 12, 2014 |

Martin Jacobson Wins 2014 WSOP Main Event, $10M

On Monday night Martin Jacobson sat down with eight other players at the 2014 WSOP Main Event final table and found himself looking up at seven other players with bigger stacks than his. A little over 24 hours later Jacobson stands tall on the poker world’s mountain after defeating Felix Stephensen for the 2014 WSOP Main Event title […]

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Nov 12, 2014 |

How and Why Felix Stephensen was Eliminated in 2nd Place

  Felix Stephensen started the final table second in chips and ended up finishing the final table in second place as well after falling just short in a heads-up match against Martin Jacobson. Stephensen made his presence felt early on in the final table when he pulled off a bluff against Billy Pappas. With blinds of 200,000/400,000 and […]

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Nov 12, 2014 |

How and Why Jorryt van Hoof was Eliminated in 3rd Place

The chip leader at the start of the World Series of Poker Main Event final table has had mixed results in recent history, with Jonathan Duhamel being the only player to come in with the chip lead and take home a bracelet. Jorryt van Hoof was unable to join the French Canadian in that elusive club as […]

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Nov 11, 2014 |

How and Why Will Tonking Was Eliminated in 4th Place

William Tonking was eliminated from the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event in fourth place (Drew Amato Photo) William Tonking was the last American player remaining at the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event final table, but with his fourth place finish, the Main Event bracelet is guaranteed to be heading across the Atlantic […]

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Nov 11, 2014 |

How and Why Billy Pappas was Eliminated in 5th Place

The foosball world lost its chance at a poker world championship with the elimination of Billy Pappas in fifth place. Pappas was the only true amateur at the table when the day began and held his own against the rest of the pros at the table. Early on, it looked as if the pros were going to run […]

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Nov 11, 2014 |

Van Hoof Eliminates Larrabe, Cracks 100M Chip Mark

There are certain chip milestones that come up in most tournaments, but few – if any – can compare to the high water marks that are seen in the World Series of Poker Main Event. The 100 million chip mark is one that’s only reached at the final table – and whomever is fortunate enough […]

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Nov 11, 2014 |

How and Why Andoni Larrabe was Eliminated in 6th Place

Another foreign born player was eliminated from the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event as Andoni Larrabe was eliminated in sixth place. The Spaniard started the day in the middle of the pack and came out of the gates firing. With blinds of 200,000/400,000 and a 50,000 ante, Bruno Politano raised to 900,000 with 87 and was […]

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