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Tournament Review for July 27, 2015
Brazilian CheVeaU (ranked #523 in the world at online tournament play) took home his largest career payday over the weekend by winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $153,111 as a result of a four-way chop. Fellow PocketFiver MLS20 placed second in that event for an even $103,000 and alemaoalves earned $47,762 upon finishing fifth.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 27th, 2015 0
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for July 27, 2015
This weekend in Nevada, seven PocketFives members made it to 11 final tables and cashed for $8,056 collectively. Both bcm4924 and lindeyloo22 (pictured) had three cashes each for $1,221 and $4,767 total, respectively.
stevebroganSteve Brogan
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Jul 27th, 2015 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for July 27, 2015
This weekend in New Jersey, Kenny Sonofa_nh Egri, Jr. took down the PartyPoker/Borgata $10,000 Guarantee on Friday night, banking $2,272.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 27th, 2015 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for July 24, 2015
This week on the virtual felts of New Jersey, Matt mattybuns1 Laverty made the final table of the PartyPoker/Borgata $10,000 guarantee on back-to-back nights finishing fifth on Monday and then winning on Tuesday for a total of $3,184.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 24th, 2015 1
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for July 20, 2015
This weekend on the virtual felts of New Jersey, there appeared to be more of a turnout of players than in recent weekends. Jake schaf4206 Schafer made the final table of the PartyPoker/Borgata $10,000 Guarantee twice, finishing first and second for a total of $4,222.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 20th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 20, 2015
Veteran PocketFiver Jon apestyles van Fleet of Canada (pictured) was the biggest winner among P5s members in online tournaments over the weekend, placing 3rd in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $89,350. With the score, van Fleet enters elite territory with more than $7 million in career online tournament cashes. Currently ranked #33 worldwide, apestyles could re-enter ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 20th, 2015 1
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for July 20, 2015
This weekend in Nevada, nine PocketFives members made it to 14 final tables and cashed for $12,968 collectively. bcm4924 had two first place finishes, a second place finish, and an eighth place finish, winning over $5,952. luckboxkins won the Sunday $2K Freeze-Out for $1,388. tonydatiger won the Sunday $3K Re-Entry for $1,506.
stevebroganSteve Brogan
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Jul 20th, 2015 1
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for July 17, 2015
This week on the virtual felts of New Jersey, winning the PartyPoker/Borgata $10,000 Guarantee was Jason JLaw Lawhun, who earned $2,272 for the victory. Lawhun won the same tournament on July 4 when the prize pool was reduced to a $7,500 guarantee, for $1,688. On Thursday night, it was Charlie seedload Zimmerman's turn to ship the $10,000 Guarantee, cashing for $2,190.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 17th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 13, 2015
Lithuanian bagoch outlasted a field of nearly 5,400 entrants to win the PokerStars Sunday Million for $168,883 over the weekend. Mantas' largest career online poker score will likely place him in the top 100 in the PocketFives Rankings for the first time ever. Fellow PocketFiver toddyjnr of Ireland finished as the runner-up in that event for $125,797, while FuktigOpenbanker of Norway collected ...
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 13th, 2015 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for July 13, 2015
This weekend in New Jersey, PocketFivers had the clean sweep, winning every Sunday Major. WryBagel outlasted a field of 250 players to capture the win in the PartyPoker/Borgata $50,000 Guarantee, earning the highest individual cash of $10,000. This is her first Sunday major win and her largest online cash to date.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 13th, 2015 3
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for July 13, 2015
This weekend in Nevada, 14 PocketFives members made it to 20 final tables and cashed for $28,264 collectively. asianhustler took down the Sunday $15K Guarantee for over $8,991. luckboxkins had three cashes, winning over $4,000 total, as did Fish_Sauce, who took home over $2,700 for his three cashes. bcm4924 had two second place finishes and won over $4,300 for his efforts.
stevebroganSteve Brogan
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Jul 13th, 2015 0
New Jersey Weekday Tournament Review for July 10, 2015
This week in New Jersey, Jeremy Jermz Danger shipped the PartyPoker/Borgata $5,000 Guarantee, earning $1,053. Rich Pker4Dummies Rodrigo was part of a four-way chop of the network's $10,000 Guarantee, officially finishing second for $1,528.
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 10th, 2015 0
New Jersey Weekend Tournament Review for July 6, 2015
This holiday weekend in New Jersey, nightly guarantees were reduced on the PartyPoker/Borgata network in anticipation of smaller player fields. The nightly $5,000 guarantee was reduced to $3,000 and the $10,000 guarantee was lowered to $7,500. The $50,000 Sunday major was reduced to $40,000. Jason JLaw Lawhun won the Party/Borgata $7,500 guarantee on Friday night earning $1,688. Charlie seedload ...
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 6th, 2015 0
Nevada Weekend Tournament Review for July 6, 2015
This weekend in Nevada, eight PocketFives members made it to ten final tables cashing for $7,858. PocketFiver bassmaster had two cashes taking home $3,323 for his efforts.
stevebroganSteve Brogan
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Jul 6th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 6, 2015
PocketFives member groengras of the Netherlands was victorious in the PokerStars Sunday 500 tournament over the weekend, and collected $48,563 as a result of a heads-up chop. The win will likely catapult him back into the Top 1,000 Rankings this week.
dhubermexDavid Huber
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Jul 6th, 2015 1
 

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PocketFives Rankings: Legenden Knocking on the Door of #1
Nico PokerKaiser Fierro (pictured), from Chile, is nearing three months at the top of the PocketFives Poker Rankings. He is at 7,225 PLB Points right now, but could get a run for his money in the coming weeks, as three players are within 400 points of taking the title.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 29th, 2015 1
Drama at Slovakian Poker Event, Players Sit Out Final Table
According to a poster named "Scarmaker" on Two Plus Two, there was a controversy surrounding the guaranteed prize pool of a €300 Slovakian Poker Sport event held at the Golden Vegas Poker Club in Bratislava over the weekend.
Dan KatzDan Katz
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Jul 28th, 2015 9
"This Money Will Make My Life Easier During the Downswings"
In recent weeks, Andrey aslamego Lamego (pictured) took down the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for almost $80,000. The Brazilian was one of 2,432 players who entered that day and recorded his largest online tournament cash by a factor of five. He plays as Dr_Drey15 on PokerStars and can be found at #473 worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings, his all-time high.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 28th, 2015 1
Nevada Gaming Officials Examining Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports
According to Online Poker Report (OPR) and a Tweet from ESPN writer David Purdum, Nevada Gaming Control Board officials have begun examining the legality of daily fantasy sports (DFS), which US players can play on sites like FanDuel and DraftKings for real money.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 27th, 2015 6
Game On: GVC Bids $1.6 Billion for bwin.party
Last week, we reported that shareholders of bwin.party recommended that the company's Board of Directors approve a $1.4 billion acquisition by 888 Holdings, the parent company of 888 Poker. However, not refusing to lay down and die, GVC, which had been in a bidding war with 888, has upped the ante, reportedly bidding $1.6 billion for bwin.party.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 27th, 2015 1
Lottery-Style Games Drag Cash Game Traffic Down 14% in 2015
According to PokerScout, lottery-style games have dragged cash game traffic on the world's online poker sites down 14% in the first half of 2015. As PokerScout explained, "Online poker traffic in the first half of 2015 was down 14% from last year, marking the fourth consecutive year of first half declines. The loss is the largest since 2011/2012, when Black Friday drove traffic down by 28%."
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 26th, 2015 3
Phil Ivey Countersues Borgata Over Baccarat Winnings
In April 2014, Borgata in Atlantic City sued Phil Ivey for $9.6 million after the latter went on an epic winning streak in baccarat. The casino claimed Ivey (pictured), a 10-time bracelet winner, edge-sorted in order to gain an unfair advantage over the house and therefore shouldn't be able to retain his winnings. Now, Ivey is countersuing.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 25th, 2015 12
Money in Your Pocket: That's What Matters
When players first start out in poker, one thing they tend to struggle with is the idea of Expected Value (EV). Getting used to the idea that there is a kind of 'theoretical money' that takes the place of actual dollars is a big step. Many people struggle with it and they end up thinking in very results-oriented terms throughout the early parts of their poker career.
theginger45Matthew Hunt
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Jul 25th, 2015 3
MIT Offers Free Online Class in Winning Poker Strategy
The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has made a course available called Poker Theory and Analytics that can be taken by anyone for free on its website.
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Jul 24th, 2015 13
Beijing: Sheldon Adelson's Macau Casino Teeming with CIA Agents
A confidential Las Vegas Sands China report unearthed during a wrongful termination suit against billionaire casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson suggests that Chinese officials feared the casino was rife with US intelligence agents looking to exploit the gambling habits of government employees.
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Jul 23rd, 2015 4
Greg Merson Talks About Going Smoke-Free
Following the World Series of Poker this year, Greg Merson (pictured), who won the Main Event in 2012, decided to go smoke-free. He has overcome several obstacles in his life already, but can he successfully squash smoking' PocketFives caught up with the two-time bracelet winner to talk about his challenge in hopes that it might inspire other poker players to follow suit.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 22nd, 2015 8
PocketFives Rankings: eisenhower1 Back in the Top 10
Another week, another PocketFives Rankings update. This time, a familiar face returned to the top 10: eisenhower1. The Swede moved up 14 spots and now sits at #8 in the world, six off his all-time high. Can he make a run at #1'
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 22nd, 2015 1
Antonio Esfandiari: "I Didn't Start Taking Poker Seriously Until Three Years Ago"
After several delays, Joe "Chicago Joey" Ingram finally was able to bring poker pro Antonio Esfandiari (pictured) to his "Poker Life" podcast after the conclusion of the 2015 World Series of Poker. Over the span of roughly 45 minutes, the duo talked about a wide array of subjects that were poker and non-poker related.
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Jul 22nd, 2015 1
Virtual Reality Coming to Online Poker?
One complaint poker "purists" have about online poker is that it doesn't feel like real poker. You can't stare into your opponent's soul to see if he really has the goods, you can't count out your chips, and you can't see and hear the poker room's atmosphere all around you. According to , some of that could change in the next few years thanks to rapidly developing virtual reality technology.
Dan KatzDan Katz
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Jul 21st, 2015 9
Assassinato Holding Free Online Poker Webinar
Over the past few years, Alex Assassinato Fitzgerald (pictured) has grown into one of the most dedicated coaches in the game. Through his coaching, he imparts wisdom to enable poker players to take the next steps in their games. Fitzgerald has over $3,100,000 in online tournament cashes tracked by PocketFives along with almost $600,000 in live tournament cashes tracked by the Hendon Mob.
wackyJaxonJason Glatzer
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Jul 21st, 2015 4
How to Sell Stakes Successfully
Backing/staking is an irreplaceable tool for building a poker player's career. Any talented player may find himself in a situation where backing is the only way to continue playing. A severe downswing or a need to spend most of a bankroll on unforeseen needs sometimes leave a person no choice other than to quit playing or sell stakes.
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Jul 21st, 2015 2
Heads-Up with #39 Ranked girex91, Malta's Top Dog
Last month, Davide girex91 Marchi (pictured) hit it big in the PokerStars Sunday Million, finishing second after a three-way chop for a commanding $135,000. It was the second largest amount given away in the deal after almost 5,800 people entered.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 21st, 2015 1
Heads-Up with New Jersey Poker Player Ryan Lee (Acpoker0271)
PocketFives had the opportunity to chat with Ryan Acpoker0271 Lee (pictured), who used to play a lot of cash games at Borgata, but then converted to playing online more since regulated poker launched in New Jersey in late 2013. Lee works for Child Protective Services in New Jersey full-time, so poker is more of a part-time hobby for him when he is not out playing sports or catching a comedy show ...
DloricanDennis Lopez
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Jul 21st, 2015 2
High Stakes Poker: thecortster Up $619,000 Last Week
The last seven days have featured some wild swings at the high-stakes online poker tables involving the likes of Cort thecortster Kibler-Melby (pictured) and Viktor Isildur1 Blom. Just to give you an idea, Blom crushed fellow high-stakes player DoorBread for $500,000 in a single session, while Kibler-Melby ended the week up $619,000, according to HighStakesDB. Ho hum.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 20th, 2015 0
PokerStars Surveys Players About DFS
In recent days, PokerStars, the world's largest online poker site, has been surveying players about daily fantasy sports. Why' As we've reported here before, PokerStars is launching its own DFS site or acquiring an existing one, potentially by the start of football season.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 20th, 2015 3
apestyles Finishes Third in Sunday Million, Hits $7 Million in Scores
Over the weekend, poker author and longtime PocketFiver Jon apestyles Van Fleet (pictured) finished third in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $89,000. The cash was huge for a number of reasons. Not only was it his sixth largest online poker score ever, but it also put him over $7 million for his career.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 20th, 2015 3
"We Always Have Good Basketball Players and, Nowadays, Good Poker Players"
Last month, Lithuania's Davydenko123 (pictured) was part of a heads-up chop of the PokerStars Sunday $109 Rebuy and earned $37,000, the largest payday given out. It was the fourth largest score of his career. "I feel very good," he told us. "After a downswing during the SCOOP series, that hit was necessary and nice to get."
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 19th, 2015 0
"It Would Be Really Cool to Be Ranked #1 at the End of the Year Online"
In May, Anton AnteSvante Wigg (pictured) won the PokerStars Sunday 500 and raked in $90,000. There was no chop to be had and Wigg, who is #7 in the PocketFives Rankings, booked his third largest cash to date.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 18th, 2015 1
Heads-Up with WSOP $10K HORSE Winner Andrew Barber
Earlier this month, 204 people turned out for a $10,000 HORSE event at the World Series of Poker. In the end, it was Andrew Barber (pictured) defeating a final table that included two former Main Event winners for over a half-million dollars. We sat down with Barber to talk about his experience and his passion for charity.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 18th, 2015 0
Daniel Negreanu Reflects on Two of His Biggest WSOP Main Event Mistakes
Six-time bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu (pictured) navigated through a massive field of 6,420 World Series of Poker Main Event entrants only to be knocked out just two spaces shy of locking up a spot as a November Nine finalist. When his pair of aces fell victim to poker pro Joe dude904 McKeehan's rivered straight, the Canadian grinder fell to his knees in anguish before collecting himself and ...
LandSharkBill Grinstead
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Jul 17th, 2015 8
Report: Bill to Halt Expansion of Online Poker Coming in US
According to the Poker Players Alliance, the main lobbying voice for poker players on Capitol Hill, a bill could be introduced in the US Congress that "would block new states from licensing online poker while a federal study is conducted."
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 17th, 2015 8
It's Official: 888 Buys bwin.party for $1.4 Billion
After a flurry of bids, 888 Holdings won the battle to buy rival bwin.party on Friday. The price: $1.4 billion in a cash and stock deal. 888 won out over a similarly-priced joint bid by GVC and Amaya, the latter of which already owns PokerStars and Full Tilt.
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Jul 17th, 2015 6
CDI Reportedly Laying Off Bluff Staff, But Keeping Website
According to Online Poker Report and founder Eric Morris on Twitter, Bluff is "winding down" operations in the next month. Morris Tweeted midday on Thursday, "@BLUFFMedia has let go of entire staff. Looks like operations will cease as of Aug 15th. Sad day for company I founded in 2004."
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Jul 16th, 2015 0
GPI Parent Company Secures $4.9 Million Investment, Looks to China
Mediarex Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the parent company of the Global Poker Index (GPI), announced Tuesday that it had raised $4.9 million in Series A funding from private investors to further its goal of uniting the poker industry's disparate entities and further "sportify" the game.
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Jul 16th, 2015 3
WSOP Attendance Up 25% in 2015 to 103,512
Due in part to the Colossus, a $565 buy-in tournament that fetched a field of 22,374 entrants, attendance at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas was up 25% to 103,512 this year. That number represents a new all-time high for the annual tournament series.
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Jul 16th, 2015 1
PocketFives Rankings: r4ndomr4gs Reenters Top 10 at #9
It's Wednesday, which means the PocketFives Online Poker Rankings have been recalculated. For the 11th straight week, Nico PokerKaiser Fierro from Chile stands tall above the rest, this time with a PLB score of 7,402 points, 300 ahead of the next closest person.
DanDan Cypra
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Jul 15th, 2015 0
Who Are Canadian Authorities Targeting in the Amaya Gaming Investigation?
Since the 2014 raid by Canadian authorities on the offices of Amaya Gaming, the owners of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, as well as two investment banks that were allegedly involved in that transaction, there hasn't been much information released. Earlier this week, however, the Canadian courts changed that by releasing some information that allows people to conclude who was targeted by the ...
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Jul 15th, 2015 0
2015 WSOP November Nine Set, dude904 Has Commanding Lead
After a grueling 10 days, the World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine has been determined. Much to everyone's chagrin, the group does not include six-time bracelet winner and Poker Hall of Famer Daniel Negreanu, who busted in 11th place. However, the November Nine does have six Americans, two Europeans, and one Israeli.
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Jul 15th, 2015 8
James Magner – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Right up until the end, Woodbridge, Connecticut's James Magner was living the dream of every small buy-in tournament poker player that exists: tossing chips around with the big boys, taking down seven-figure pots, and dreaming of being poker's next World Champion. Although those dreams would end for Magner in 27th place on Day 7 of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, the ride for Magner ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Fedor Holz – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Germany's Fedor Holz went into Day 7 of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in 19th place with 4.645 million chips. If he had won the whole thing, he wouldn't be the youngest to ever do so – that honor belongs to Joe Cada, who was a month shy of 22 years old when he took the title in 2009 – but he would be one of the youngest. He ended up in 25th place for $262,000.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Nevada's Butters Leads WSOP Main Event with 27 Remaining
We're down to the final 27 in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event. You'll notice that we've published a series of player bios on the group, which we'll update as eliminations occur throughout the day on Tuesday. The field will be whittled all the way down to the November Nine on Tuesday starting at Noon PT.
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Jul 14th, 2015 1
David Peters – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
David Peters of Rancho Santa Fe, California may have been the short stack in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event entering Day 7, but his 2.1 million chips are more than about 6,400 other players who entered the tournament have. He was a long shot to make the November Nine, but this is poker and we all know that a couple double-ups to get Peters right back in contention were not out of the ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Blake Bohn – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
In every major poker tournament, there is usually a player who has come close to taking down a major title but has come up just short in the end. For the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, that player is Blake Bohn, who has a lengthy record of success on the tournament poker trail but has yet to capture that elusive first major victory. Bohn came into Day 7 of the battle for the November ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 1
Christoph Brand – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Have you ever played sports against a good friend' Not just in the backyard, but real, organized sports where you were on different teams. You really want to beat them, but at the same time, you feel kind of weird about it. I remember striking out my friends in before we all played together in high school and while I mentally fist-pumped, I really didn't want to make them feel bad.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Chad Power – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Bio
Chad Power, who based on name alone would make a great poker-player superhero duo with 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event 11th place finisher Leif Force, was in a unique situation going into Day 7 of the 2015 WSOP Main Event. Of course, he is in the top 27 with his eyes on the November Nine and that is as unique a position as any, but he is also feeling the excitement of seeing his friend and ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Alexander Turyansky – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Playing arguably the best poker in his tournament career, Germany's Alexander Turyansky was certainly making the tournament poker world take notice with his play on the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event felt.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Matt Guan – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Mozheng "Matt" Guan entered Day 6 of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event fifth in chips and spent most of the day at the top of the leaderboard, eventually finishing the day in second place with 14.23 million chips with 27 players left. He ended up in 13th place for $411,000.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Justin Schwartz (stealthmunk) – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
If it weren't for the presence of Daniel Negreanu in the final 27 players of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, it is arguable that Justin stealthmunk Schwartz would be one of the more notable players left in the field. He ended up in 14th place for $411,000.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
George McDonald – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
When you fly across the ocean from Scotland and then fly across the entirety of the United States to play in the 2015 World Series of Poker, you really don't want to see your name at the bottom of the chip counts at the end of a day. Then again, if that day is Day 6 of the Main Event and there are only 27 players remaining, that really isn't so bad. The week will certainly pay for airfare.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Kilian Kramer – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
One of four Germans remaining in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event entering Day 7, Kilian Kramer was in the most difficult position of the quartet when play resumes. Kramer came to the final three tables with 3.175 million in chips, 25th on the table but well-equipped to do damage should a good hand come around. He ended up in 18th place for $325,000.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Joshua Beckley – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
In less than a year, Joshua Beckley from Marlton, New Jersey started a promising tournament poker career that was honed on the virtual felts of New Jersey's online poker and gaming industry. He is known as asdf26 on PocketFives.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Daniel Negreanu – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
There is little that can be said about the all-time leading money winner in tournament poker as of 2015, Canada's Daniel Negreanu, that hasn't already been said before. Perhaps the biggest thing that can be said is that, in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, Negreanu is achieving a goal that he has fallen short of previously.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Neil Blumenfield – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Calling the San Francisco Bay Area his home, Neil Blumenfield was one of the older players still remaining in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event entering the final 27.
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Jul 14th, 2015 0
Thomas Kearney – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Thomas Kearney came into the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event already quite familiar with the WSOP, though he only has three lifetimes cashes in the Series. Kearney is an online grinder who plays on the one viable online poker site in Nevada, . Best known by his screen name, Butters, has done very well for himself online, especially considering the iffy liquidity in Nevada. He exited the ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 1
Jake Toole – 2015 WSOP Poker Player Profile
Jake Toole is a double-threat poker player, having experienced success both online and live. He cut his teeth on the internet game, known best as psutennis11. He is registered at PocketFives under the screen name jet5087 and was once rated as one of the best online tournament players in the world. His recorded online tournament winnings recorded on this site totaled $2.447 million at the time of ...
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Jul 14th, 2015 0