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2019 WSOP Day 15: Gorsuch Wins Millionaire Maker

Thursday, 13th June 2019

The WSOP has created another millionaire. John Gorsuch won the largest Millionaire Maker event to date, along with his first gold bracelet. But he wasn’t the only one that won gold yesterday. On Wednesday, June 12, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 19: 

2019 WSOP Day 14: Bechtel Sets Record with Win

Wednesday, 12th June 2019

Poker trivia:  Who won the 1993 WSOP Main Event? Hint:  That same person won a WSOP bracelet yesterday, a full 26 years after his last one. Scroll to the bottom to get the scoop on that poker champion and the new record that he set. On Tuesday, June 11, this

US District Court Wire Act Decision Good for Online Poker

Tuesday, 11th June 2019

Last week, the United States Department of Justice lost an important case in the US District Court when Judge Paul Barbadoro ruled for the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and its online service provider, NeoPollard. The ruling overturned the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel opinion regarding the scope of the federal

2019 WSOP Day 13: Elezra Wins Fourth Bracelet

Tuesday, 11th June 2019

The Millionaire Maker pushed forward on Monday, finally whittling its field down to double digits. Meanwhile, other players signed up for the Marathon NLHE event with six days of action ahead for the most patient among them. But let’s get down to basics. On Monday, June 10, this is what

2019 WSOP Day 12: O’Dell Wins Third Bracelet

Monday, 10th June 2019

After four tournaments found their champions on Saturday at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker, the action was comparatively calmer on the last day of the weekend, finding just two winners, one in Frankie O’Dell at the Rio and another online. On Sunday, June 9, this is what happened.

2019 WSOP Day 11: Baron and Brazil Highlighted Action

Sunday, 09th June 2019

On Saturday, June 8, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 14:  $1,500 HORSE – Final Total entries:  751 Prize pool:  $1,013,850 Players paid:  113 Final table payouts: 1st place: Murilo Souza (Brazil) – $207,003 2nd place:  Jason Stockfish (USA) – $127,932 3rd place: 

Wire Act Decision Opens WSOP Online Events to New Jersey

Saturday, 08th June 2019

Last week, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire brought good news for the US online poker market – for what a few states have built thus far and the future of online poker in America in general. The decision by District Court Judge Paul Barbadoro

2019 WSOP Day 10: Fashakin Wins Historic Big 50

Saturday, 08th June 2019

A busy weekend is in store for poker players in Las Vegas, with a full slate of tournaments at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker on tap. But first, let’s get up to speed with what went down yesterday. On Friday, June 7, this is what happened. Event 3: 

Poker Events to Test Texas Poker Laws

Saturday, 08th June 2019

The poker world keeps poking the bear – the Texas bear – by openly promoting poker action at poker clubs around the state. For years, poker club owners have circumvented the state’s laws with legal advice and loopholes, pushing the state to its limits. Recent actions may prompt the final

2019 WSOP Day 9: Down to Final Table in Big 50

Friday, 07th June 2019

The Big 50 anniversary tournament will find its winner today, so many people will be watching to see who bought in for $500 and will walk away a millionaire and gold bracelet winner. Meanwhile, on Thursday, June 6, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker.