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WSOP Announces 10 Hall of Fame Finalists

Monday, 24th June 2019

As the 50th Annual World Series of Poker flew past the halfway mark last week, there was more going on behind the scenes than tabulating prize pools and payouts. It was time to gather the names of all of the poker legends nominated for the Poker Hall of Fame and

2019 WSOP Day 26: Jiyoung Kim Wins Ladies Title

Monday, 24th June 2019

On Sunday, June 23, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 47:  $1K Ladies NLHE Championship – Final Total entries:  968 Prize pool:  $871,200 Players paid:  146 Final table payouts: 1st place:  Jiyoung Kim (South Korea) – $167,308 2nd place:  Nancy Matson (USA) –

PartyPoker Bans More Bots and Implements More Changes

Sunday, 23rd June 2019

The year 2019 has been one of changes and promises for PartyPoker. As the site has increased player engagement and added numerous pros to its roster of ambassadors and Twitch poker streaming team, it has also implemented some changes to encourage a fairer playing environment for all. One change that

2019 WSOP Day 25: Chidwick, Engel, and Schwartz Win

Sunday, 23rd June 2019

Three big names in the world of poker claimed WSOP gold yesterday, all experiencing their first time in the WSOP winner’s circle. Many would have assumed players like Stephen Chidwick, Ari Engel, and Luke Schwartz had been there before, but none had actually won until this year. On Saturday, June

2019 WSOP Day 24: Moshe Wins Third Bracelet

Saturday, 22nd June 2019

On Friday, June 21, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 44:  $1,500 NLHE Bounty – Final Total entries:  1,807 Prize pool:  $2,439,450 Players paid:  272 Final table payouts: 1st place:  Asi Moshe (Israel) – $253,933 2nd place:  Damjan Radanov (USA) – $156,875 3rd

2019 WSOP Day 23: Klein Wins Four in Four

Friday, 21st June 2019

On Thursday, June 20, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 39:  $1K Super Seniors NLHE – Final Total entries:  2,650 Prize pool:  $2,385,000 Players paid:  398 Final table payouts: 1st place:  Michael Blake (USA) – $359,863 2nd place:  Barry Shulman (USA) – $222,295

Congress May Disallow Funding for Wire Act Enforcement

Thursday, 20th June 2019

All signs point to Sheldon Adelson’s wishes to ban online gambling in the United States being smashed to bits. It has not happened yet, and there are many parts of the machine still in working order, but Congress is preparing to strike another blow against the Wire Act opinion that

2019 WSOP Day 22: Hennigan Wins Sixth Bracelet

Thursday, 20th June 2019

Four poker players won WSOP gold bracelets yesterday, one of whom – the man known as Johnny World – took down his sixth WSOP victory. On Wednesday, June 19, this is what happened at the 50th Annual World Series of Poker. Event 34:  $1K Double Stack NLHE – Final Total

2019 WSOP Day 21: Nearing Halfway Mark

Wednesday, 19th June 2019

With three weeks under its belt, the 2019 WSOP is nearing its halfway point. There are 89 events in total this summer, and there have been 37 gold bracelets awarded thus far. Today, the 44th through 46th events will begin, catapulting the series over halfway from its starting mark. But

2019 WSOP Day 20: Friedman Repeats Dealers Choice Win

Tuesday, 18th June 2019

Adam Friedman adds his name to an elite list that includes players like Hellmuth, Ungar, Brunson, Moss, and Chan, those who have successfully defended their titles in WSOP events. Friedman won the $10K Dealer’s Choice Championship in 2018 and did it again yesterday. Other events played out or progressed yesterday