Jun 3, 2014 |

WSOP Player of the Year: Vanessa Selbst Leads Early Stages

Kicking off the 2014 World Series of Poker by winning a $25,000 buy-in event certainly makes the rest of the summer easy. Vanessa Selbst, who pocketed $871,148 by winning the $25,000 Mixed Max on Saturday night, also earned enough WSOP Player of the Year points to sit on top of the standings after the first seven […]

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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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Nov 5, 2013 |

How and Why David Benefield was Eliminated in Eighth Place

David Benefield entered the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event final table as the shortest stack, but he managed to outlast Mark Newhouse, if barely. In moving up a spot in the pay table, Benefield managed to earn himself an extra $211,426 in the process. Benefield got right into the action, shoving on the […]

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Oct 4, 2013 |

Making the Case: Carlos Mortensen and the Poker Hall of Fame

The World Series of Poker released the candidates for the 2013 Poker Hall of Fame Class last week. Ten players, all hoping to receive poker’s highest honor, were nominated. In the lead up to the announcement of the Class of 2013 BLUFF is making the case for each of the nominees in an ongoing series. The series […]

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Jul 27, 2013 |

2013 WSOP November Nine Profile – Ryan Riess

In previous November Nines Ryan Riess would have been one of the elder statesmen at the table at the tender age of 23. In the post-online poker world in which the 2013 WSOP took place, though, he’ll be the youngest of the nine remaining players when the Main Event final table resumes. Originally hailing from […]

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Jul 26, 2013 |

2013 WSOP November Nine Profile – Michiel Brummelhuis

The 2013 WSOP Main Event began with 6,352 players and after seven days of play, taking ten days on the calendar, the 2013 November Nine was reached. The final nine players will return Monday, November 4 to play down to a winner and award $8,359,531 to the newly crowned champ. Michiel Brummelhuis is part of […]

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Jul 11, 2013 |

Players Ready to Return for Day 3 Thursday as Day 2C Ends

The third starting day of the 2013 WSOP Main Event saw the largest turnout and as such, the third Day 2 – Day 2C – also had the largest second day, but the eliminations began quickly and the field steadily narrowed as the five two-hour levels played out. After missing Day 1C entirely, Tom Dwan […]

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