May 23, 2015 |

Booking Wins & Tracking Hands in Live Tournaments

“Did he check that turn?” I ask, with my iPhone open to a note taking application. “Gotta update the HUD, huh?” David Tuthill asks me with his customary wry smile. I laugh. In the two days of playing the World Poker Tour World Championship, he was the only one who called me on what I […]

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Apr 29, 2015 |

Asher Conniff Misclicks & Wins WPT World Championship, $973,683

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 […]

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Apr 28, 2015 |

Carlos Mortensen Headlines WPT World Championship Final Table

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 […]

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Apr 26, 2015 |

Michael Rocco & Jonathan Jaffe Top WPT World Championship Day 2

After another six levels on the felt Michael Rocco tops the chip counts in the World Poker Tour $15,000 World Championship. Day 2 began with 171 players and 68 players advanced to Day 3. Rocco bagged up 439,500 but declined to comment on his day. Tablemate Jonathan Jaffe bagged up the second-largest stack and said. “It was […]

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Apr 26, 2015 |

Yevgeniy Timoshenko Returns to the Felt after Australian Holiday

Yevgeniy Timoshenko looks the part when playing for millions – a deliberate, cerebral opponent focused on the game in front of him. But when away from the tables Timoshenko tends to be introverted and a little awkward in front of cameras and microphones. He’s won over $6 million in live tournaments, with another estimated $4 million online, […]

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Sep 10, 2014 |

World Poker Tour Announces Second Half of Season XIII Schedule

The World Poker Tour announced five stops for the second half of the Season XIII schedule on Wednesday. The tour returns to familiar domestic locations across Florida and California and the tour wraps up its season with the WPT World Championship at the Borgata in April. “With Season XIII underway, I’m already looking forward to […]

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