The 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open features a $5 million guaranteed main event with a single starting flight and no re-entries. The final table will be part of a four-event finale with all final tables taking place simultaneously. Running alongside the main event will be a $25,000 High Roller, a $2,500 No Limit Hold’em […]
Day 1 of the 2015 WPT LA Poker Classic in the books, and after eight hours of poker Hung Tran was the only player to crack 200,000. Tran ended Saturday with 209,000, which was enough to push him past Aaron Massey and his 151,300 for the chiplead after Day 1. Massey cracked 140,000 with more than a […]
Normally locating the chip leader in a large field at the end of the night proves to be a challenge, but Blake Bohn‘s towers of 5,000 chips made him quite easy to spot. Bohn bagged up 807,500 – almost 200,000 chips more than Darren Elias in second place – as the chip leader for Day […]
Ben Bianco battled with Allyn Shulman for the chip lead during the last level of Day 1A of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open. Bianco won a giant pot with pocket kings in the closing minutes of the final level to end the day with the chip lead with 389,000 and won a pair […]
Matt Stout hates showing up late for tournaments, but he considered doing so for the Monster Stack event. The event is great value, he says, but perhaps lower EV than you’d think.
Day 3 of the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em returned the final table at 2014 World Series of Poker on Monday. Brett Shaffer arrived at the final table middle of the pack in chips but had the experience necessary for navigating a giant, low buy-in No Limit Hold’em field and won his second bracelet, which came with […]
Monday was a busy day at the Rio, with two exciting final tables keeping a steady flow of traffic leading into the Amazon Room during the afternoon. The $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event returned with just 15 players left, and the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max left just 13 people to come back for […]
Sunday was an exciting day at the 2014 World Series of Poker. Calvin Anderson won his first bracelet in the $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, and Pierre Milan took down the $2,500 No Limit Hold’em. Day 2 of the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em concluded, and three other events got underway, including; $1,000 No Limit Hold’em, […]
Matt Stout can’t be bothered to split hairs over the WPT guarantee or to figure out where “home” actually is. He’s focused on winning this tournament.
The fifth and final day of the World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown saw six players return to fight for the title. Leading the field to the final table was Mukul Pahuja, for his third WPT final table this season. After seven hours on the felt, Eric Afriat defeated Pahuja heads-up and walked away […]
Mukul Pahuja stands to carve his name in history with other World Poker Tour legends like Daniel Negreanu, Bertrand Grospellier, JC Tran and Erick Lindgren. Pahuja holds the chip lead heading into the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Final Table and the lead for Season XII WPT Player of the Year. Day 4 of […]
Playing poker in a vacuum is one of the most difficult challenges professional players face. Bankrolls, backers and make up balances often dance in the back of players’ heads. But Matt Stout endured a personal tragedy that dwarfed all the usual concerns of poker players. Stout received heart-breaking news as his tournament was taking shape […]
Matt Stout has played millions of NLHE tournament hands, and has made deep runs in WSOP events. The Main Event is special, but he confesses he doesn’t feel the pressure.
Day 16 of the 2013 WSOP is in the books, and it had a little bit of anything. After starting off the day with one of the strangest situations involving a dealer that you’ll ever see in a poker tournament, Thursday evening saw the first German bracelet winner of 2013 and two intriguing final tables […]