Mike Sexton made the unofficial final table of last year’s One Drop event, and hopes to repeat this year.
Jeff Madsen was hunting for his third WSOP gold bracelet in seven years Friday as he lead the field of the final nine in the $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha event. Meanwhile, the fields were narrowed in some of the tougher events of the 2013 WSOP. $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha Madsen held 1.32 million at the […]
Mike Sexton talks about being drafted by Daniel Negreanu and enduring long tournaments.
Can Mike Sexton or Norman Chad take on Poker Information Manager Kevin Mathers in WSOP trivia? Or perhaps Men Nguyen? Find out in this edition of Stump the Kevmath.
The Tiger Woods Foundation is hosting the second annual “Tiger Jam”, a two-day charity event to benefit underprivileged youths that includes Woods joining a star-studded group of professional poker players to host a charity poker event co-sponsored by the World Poker Tour. The tournament will take place on Friday, May 17th, kicking off two days of […]
The first of three starting days of the PartyPoker World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship at the Playground Poker Casino outside of Montreal, Quebec has wrapped up after ten levels of action. The day saw 194 entrants take to the felt and 79 players remain. Leading the field is Philippe Boucher after finishing the day […]
It was just over nine months ago when Rocco Palumbo broke a four year drought for Italian players at the World Series of Poker when he won his first career bracelet. Palumbo added the second major title of his career Saturday when he outlasted the likes of Mike Sexton and others to emerge victorious at […]
The fourth day of the World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event wrapped up after the 18 returning players was trimmed to a final TV table of six players. Leading the contenders for the title is Marcello Montagner with a 1.8 million chip stack. Following Montagner is Roberto Begni with 1,203,000. Sitting behind them […]
The World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event wrapped up Day 3 after bringing back 36 players from Day 2. When the dust settled the field was trimmed to two tables of 18 players and leading them all is Erion Islamay after bagging up 470,000. Right on Islamay’s heels is Marcello Montagner with 460,000. […]
Day 2 of the World Poker Tour Venice Grand Prix Main Event has come to a close with 36 players surviving of the 91 that began the day. Steve Behm carried the overall chip lead to Day 2 from the first starting flight but Ludovic Lacay will be the largest stack to start Day 3 […]
The World Poker Tour returned to Venice, Italy for the fifth time in four seasons for the Venice Grand Prix. The first of two starting flights saw 65 players take to the felt and 32 remained after the last cards were dealt. Stephen Behm leads the field after bagging up 188,000. Sitting in second place […]
Mike Sexton shared stories about Jerry Buss before a moment of silence and the customary shuffle up and deal at the 2013 WPT LA Poker Classic Cards have just gone into the air for the 2013 World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic, one of their premier stops of the year. Before action began Saturday afternoon […]
Lakers owner Jerry Buss died Monday morning at the age of 80. He was an avid poker player with tournament cashes dating all the way back to a third place finish in a Seven-card Stud event at the 1991 World Series of Poker. Buss was also a regular in the high stakes cash games and […]
April 2012 Cover It was an interesting year for the poker industry. While the United States moved slowly towards legalized online poker and continued to feel the aftershocks of Black Friday, the live tournament circuit continued to grow here and abroad. Despite the disappearance of much of the televised poker programming that the ousted online […]