Jun 15, 2015 |

Seven Things to Watch For During Week 4 of the 2015 WSOP

There are 27 events in the books at the 2015 World Series of Poker as week #4 approaches. There are a few storylines beginning to emerge and more than a few players making a real name for themselves this summer; some for doing great things and some strictly for not even being here. Here are […]

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Apr 14, 2015 |

Jordan Spieth’s Big Win at 21 Not That Uncommon in Poker History

On Sunday golfer Jordan Spieth became the second 21-year-old golfer to win the Masters Tournament in Augusta. Spieth’s performance tied him with Tiger Woods as the only 21-year-old winners and tied Woods’ course record 18-under par. Spieth’s performance included a course-record 28 birdies and he became just the fifth player to lead the event wire-to-wire. Spieth, who won’t turn […]

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Jul 9, 2014 |

Phil Ivey Out in Front of Day 2C of 2014 WSOP Main Event

Day 2C of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event returned 2,571 players from the largest Main Event starting day in history (3,768). UFC announcer Bruce Buffer kicked off the action with and fired up the crowd with his explosive “Shuffle Up & Deal!” After three levels of play the field is down to […]

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Jul 8, 2014 |

What Exactly is a Main Event Day 1 Big Stack Worth?

Everybody who plays the WSOP Main Event always has it in their head that they’re going to play great poker, run up a big stack early and coast to a handsome payday. That’s not exactly reality though. Using all of the available data as possible for Day 1 big stacks in the Main Event, which […]

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Jun 21, 2014 |

The Blueprint: Joe Cada

Joe Cada made sure he wasn’t lumped in with other World Series of Poker Main Event Winners by becoming the first player since Carlos Mortensen to win a bracelet after winning a Main Event title. Cada, who was the youngest player to ever win the Main Event, won the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max […]

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Jun 18, 2014 |

WSOP Photo Blog: Anderson, Cada, and Boyd Take Home Bracelets

In this week’s photo blog, Calvin Anderson continues his unbelievable year by capturing his first WSOP Gold Bracelet, as Dutch Boyd and Joe Cada join him in the winners circle. Anderson defeated the 588 other players in Event 30, good for $190,538, while Joe Cada cemented himself in the WSOP history books by becoming the […]

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Jun 18, 2014 |

WSOP Stat Pack: Year of the Repeat?, November Nine Success

The 2014 World Series of Poker moves past the halfway point this week, starting with a string of repeat winners. The first Main Event winner in over a decade won another bracelet, while one of the more polarizing figures in poker won their third. Those details and much more in this edition of the BLUFF […]

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