Asher Conniff had no intention of playing the World Poker Tour World Championship, playing under the online name “misclick” Conniff actually misclicked and registered online for a $1,000 satellite to the event, instead of the NJCOP High Roller tournament he was attempting to register. Conniff shipped the must-play seat, cancelled a trip to Europe and […]
Playdown day at the World Poker Tour $15,000 World Championship began with 23 players eyeing the final table but only six would make the cut. Alexander Lakhov bagged up the chiplead, but Carlos Mortensen stands make history as he could be the first player to win the World Championship twice. “It’s always a great feeling to […]
Day 3 of the World Poker Tour $15,000 World Championship featured the march to the money and ended with 23 players. Asher Conniff edged out Ray Qartomy late in the night to top the chip counts with 1.275 million to 1.176 million respectively. “I’m feeling a little bit anxious so I’ll be up for a […]
The third time was a charm for New Jersey native Darren Elias as he broke through and won his first World Poker Tour title at the Borgata Poker Open. Elias defeated Kane Kalas heads-up for for his name on the Champions Cup, a seat to the WPT World Championship and $843,744. Elias has two previous WPT […]
Kane Kalas began Day 4 of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open in the middle of the pack but bagged up the chip lead with 14 million heading into the final table. The day fell into two halves – the march from 31 players to seven and then seven to six for the TV table […]
The last time we spoke to Ray Qartomy was at the SHRPO, where he finished 4th. He is still confident at this final table, but admits the other players are very tough.
The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open delivered on everything they promised – big fields, bigger prize pools and all the action players could handle. The Main Event exceeded the $10 million guarantee by almost $2 million, drew some of the best players from around the world and provided a world-class tournament. Day 5 returned six […]
With 4 players remaining in the SHRPO, Ray Qartomy is still in with millions at stake. Given his specialization in Sit & Gos, he feels he has an edge.
Day 4 of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event began the day with 21 players and after less than eight hours the field was trimmed to the official final table of six players. The remaining players have already locked up over $375,000, but all eyes are on the $1.745 million for first place. […]