Jul 6, 2015 |

Dan Harrington’s Fabled Legacy: Playing for Another Final Table

Dan Harrington‘s silver hair and friendly smile hide the cutthroat game that he literally wrote the book on. The former Main Event champ doesn’t exactly blend into the Day 1B field thanks to the very familiar, if not somewhat run down, green Boston Red Sox hat he’s known for. He captured audiences’ attention during the […]

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Jul 5, 2015 |

Five Things to Watch For in the 2015 WSOP Main Event

Sure, the first 67 events on the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule gave us great performances including double-bracelet winners, first time champions, stories of heartbreak and stories of charity, but that’s all in the past now. It’s time for the Main Event. With the biggest event of the year kicking off Sunday afternoon BLUFF takes […]

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May 9, 2015 |

The Top Individual Feats in WSOP History: Five to Consider

The World Series of Poker is where poker legends go to make make names for themselves and cement their legacies and over the past 45 years a handful of players accomplished some mind-boggling feats. As the BLUFF 2015 WSOP Countdown continues we take a look at some of the most impressive individual feats in WSOP history. Mark Newhouse […]

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Jan 25, 2015 |

Examining Borgata’s Place in the History of the WPT

The Borgata hosted its debut World Poker Tour event in 2003, early in the tour’s second season. They’d quickly become a staple on the WPT, and eventually one of the tour’s cornerstones over the next 11 years. Not only has Borgata hosted a WPT event every season since its debut, it’s had multiple events on […]

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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 |

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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Nov 11, 2014 |

How and Why Dan Sindelar was Eliminated in 7th Place

It didn’t take long after Bruno Politano‘s eighth place finish, for Dan Sindelar to be eliminated in seventh place. The Nebraska native and Las Vegas cash game pro was the first player to win seven figures as he takes home $1,235,862 for a seventh place finish. Sindelar started the day in the middle of the pack with just […]

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