Nov 18, 2014 |

John Bunch Wins HPT Stratosphere, $150,081

The Heartland Poker Tour visited Las Vegas for their penultimate stop of Season 10 as a field of 411 entries turned up at the Stratosphere Resort and Casino. In a field with numerous tournament regulars and HPT veterans, it was local resident John Bunch, the Technical Advisor to the CEO of online footwear company Zappos, […]

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Apr 12, 2014 |

Breaking Down the North American POY Races

BLUFF has created a new way to recognize more of the best tournament players in a given year with our expanded Player of the Year system. In addition to the overall POY race, which will continue to operate in the exact same way, there will be separate categories based on both region and buy-in level. […]

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Mar 23, 2014 |

BLUFF Stat Pack: Doubles for Mike Leah, James Carroll and JC Tran

BLUFF presents the Stat Pack, looking back at the past two weeks in tournament poker for some interesting statistics behind the results. Featured are a pair of players scoring multiple victories, a WSOP Main Event winner winning on the tournament circuit, and an Italian pro who loves when the World Poker Tour comes to Venice. […]

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Mar 19, 2014 |

POY: Mike Leah Climbs to Third Place with Back-to-Back WSOPC Rings

The current Overall 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year standings have Mike McDonald and Dominik Panka holding their lead but two tournament stops in California have re-written the standings with Mike Leah, James Carroll and Dylan Wilkerson landing in the top ten spots. Sotirios Koutoupas and Alexander Condon made big gains and Andrea Dato debuted […]

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Mar 15, 2014 |

James Carroll Wins 2014 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star, $1.25M

A record-setting 2014 WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star Classic was capped in epic fashion Friday night as long-time tournament grinder James Carroll earned his first major title and the most prolific payday of his career. Carroll fought his way back from a short stack on several occasions at this final table, and eventually outlasted Dylan […]

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