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, […]
Eric Panayiotou ended Day 1 of the Season XIII $15,000 World Poker Tour World Championship at the top of the counts with 262,400. The field played six full levels and 166 of the 234 total entrants survived the day. “It’s still very early – it’s only the sixth level and things can change fast in […]
David Paredes might not be a household name in broader poker circles, but he’s a player on the rise and is currently sixth in the North American Triple-A Player of the Year standings. He’s quietly amassed $1.4 million in live tournament earnings and netted his largest live score to date in January. That runner-up finish at […]
The current 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year race has a new leader after Mike “Timex” McDonald took over the top spot after a huge showing at the Aussie Millions. Phil Ivey, Yevgeniy Timoshenko and Ami Barer all landed in the rankings from their wins in Melbourne. The large fields at the Aussie Millions coupled […]
The Week That Was takes a look back at the biggest news in poker over the past seven days. The last week was dominated by the huge action taking place at the Aussie Millions. Ami Barer won the Aussie Millions Main Event, Yevgeniy Timoshenko took down the $100,000 Challenge and Max Altergott came out the […]
Just a few minutes after the $100,000 Challenge began at the 2014 Aussie Millions Yevgeniy Timoshenko was having second thoughts. The 25 year old poker pro was unaware the tournament featured a 30 second shot clock and he wanted out. The tournament had started however and Timoshenko wasn’t allowed to un-register. Good thing. Early Sunday morning […]
Yevgeniy Timoshenko likes to take his time when making decisions, and did so when considering unregistering the High Roller. The clock ran out on him.
Only two more eliminations before the 2013 WSOP Main Event will have their own November Nine after Level 33 saw three players eliminated. The man at the top of the leaderboard is JC Tran. His lead is nearly 7 million chips. Tran has 35,525,000 while Marc McLaughlin has 28,325,000 and Amir Lehavot has 25,900,000. WSOP […]
Only 15 players remain in the 2013 WSOP Main Event and the carousel of chipleaders continued through Level 33. France’s Sylvain Loosli finished that level on top with 29,785,000 chips. His closest competitor is Amir Lehavot with 25,525,000. Only three players saw their Main Event run end that level: Jan Nakladal, Fabian Ortiz and Christopher […]
Yevgeniy Timoshenko explains why falling short of the November Nine hurts more than bubbling the Big One for One Drop, after finishing 22nd in the Main Event for $285,408.
Level 31 of the 2013 WSOP Main Event is complete and a new chipleader has emerged. Anton Morgenstern, who carried his overnight lead through the first level, struggled over the last two hours, including losing the biggest pot of the tournament to date to new chipleader, Mark Newhouse. The Las Vegas-based poker pro started the […]
The final 27 players in the 2013 WSOP Main Event took their seats inside a now nearly empty Amazon Room at Noon, all dreaming of making the November Nine. The first level of play on Day 7 brought four eliminations including 2012 October Niner Steve Gee. The man who began the day as the chipleader, […]
Play ended on Day 6 of the 2013 WSOP Main Event after only four levels of play and 27 players remaining. Nobody was happier about that than German poker pro Anton Morgenstern, who bagged up 21,955,000 to be the overnight chipleader. The player closest to Morgenstern is France’s Sylvain Loosli with 14,125,000. That massive lead […]
Only 28 players remain in the 2013 WSOP Main Event as players head to break for the last time on Day 6 and German Anton Morgenstern leads the way with 21,800,000. Morgenstern might have all of the chips but over the last level almost all of the attention was one JC Tran, Carlos Mortensen and the last woman standing, […]