Jul 11, 2014 |

Ali Eslami Sneaks Back Into Amazon Room For a Main Event Edge

Early Friday morning, maybe 20 minutes after the 743 players still in theĀ 2014 World Series of PokerĀ had bagged and tagged their chips and headed off to bed for the night, Ali Eslami wandered back into the Amazon Room. He asked a security guard if there were any floor staff around. The guard didn’t know so […]

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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 6, 2014 |

Ray Romano Needled to Start Day 1B of 2014 WSOP Main Event

Ray Romano, a longtime World Series of Poker supporter, has had massive success in Hollywood films and nine seasons of the hugely popular “Everybody Loves Raymond” sitcom. But WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart needled Romano about his WSOP success when Romano was on-hand to give the “Shuffle Up & Deal” for Day 1B of the […]

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Nov 10, 2013 |

The Week That Was: Ryan Riess Wins WSOP Main Event

The Week that Was highlights the biggest news in poker of the week. Ryan Riess winning the World Series of Poker Main Event dominated the headlines with the 23-year-old’s $8.3 million win. Also, New Jersey issued approvals for real-money online poker to some operators. Ryan Riess Wins the 2013 WSOP Main Event Ryan Riess entered […]

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Nov 4, 2013 |

How and Why Mark Newhouse was Eliminated in Ninth Place

Mark Newhouse was eliminated in ninth place of the World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table. He entered the final table as the second shortest stack and had a steep road to climb to avoid danger. Newhouse got off to an early start doubling up on just the fifth hand of the evening. He […]

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Jul 23, 2013 |

2013 WSOP November Nine Profile – Mark Newhouse

The 2013 WSOP Main Event began with 6,352 players and after seven days of play, taking ten days on the calendar, the 2013 November Nine was reached. The final nine players will return Monday, November 4 to play down to a winner and award $8,359,531 to the newly crowned champ. Mark Newhouse is a 28 […]

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Nov 1, 2012 |

Power Rankings: Greg Merson Joins the Top 5 with WSOP Win

Greg Merson jumped up to fourth place thanks to his WSOP Main Event victory (Heather Borowinski photo) The BLUFF Power Rankings were a little chaotic this past week. The biggest news was the arrival of 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson in fourth place. Merson won the biggest poker tournament of […]

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Oct 31, 2012 |

WSOP Main Event End of Final Table: Jesse Sylvia Out in Second

Jesse Sylvia fought hard at the WSOP Main Event final table but fell to Greg Merson in the end (Heather Borowinski photo) After three-handed play lasted for so long, the heads-up final between Greg Merson and Jesse Sylvia at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event final table was surprisingly short. Just 37 million […]

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