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WSOP: Brazilians Top Day 2C of Main Event, Michael Mizrachi Climbing

Rafael Moraes is one of two Brazilian players in the top three on Day 2C of the WSOP Main Event Just two days after the World Series of Poker announced that Brazil would be hosting a WSOP Circuit stop as soon as October, two Brazlian players rose to the top of the chip counts on Day 2C of the 2016 WSOP Main Event. Gustavo Lopes finished with the biggest stack on Day 2C, bagging up 630,700. ...

LanceJul 14th, 2016 0
WSOP: 888 Poker Sends Almost 150 Qualifiers to WSOP Main Event

It's hard to miss the 888 poker players at the 2016 WSOP Main Event It’s nearly impossible to look around the remaining players in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event and notice an abundance of 888 poker branding. The hats, shirts and patches adorned with the 888 poker logo seem to be everywhere - and that’s thanks to an extensive satellite campaign put on by the online poker site ...

LanceJul 14th, 2016 0
WSOP: Johnny Chan Happy to Remain Hidden at 2016 WSOP Main Event


LanceJul 16th, 2016 0
WSOP: Bryan 'theczar19' Piccioli Leads Main Event After Day 4

Bryan “theczar19” Piccioli leads the 2016 WSOP Main Event after Day 4 Just 251 players remain in the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event and the chip leader is a very familiar name to anybody familiar with the PocketFives Rankings over the years. Bryan ‘theczar19’ Piccioli ended Day 4 with 4,026,000 and is the only player above 4 million.

LanceJul 16th, 2016 0
WSOP: Jerry Wong Leading Main Event With Just 80 Left

Jerry Wong won a big hand late to take the Day 5 chip lead in the 2016 WSOP Main Event Jerry Wong took the chip lead late on Day 5 of the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event in a hand that eliminated Bryan Piccioli in 84th place. Wong ended up with 11,555,000 and heads into Day 6 with the lead and just 71 players between himself and a berth in the 2016 November Nine.

LanceJul 17th, 2016 0
Jonatan 'Pot4teUS' Hellman: Poker's Iron Chef

Jonatan 'Pot4teUS' Hellman has been able to crush online poker thanks to balanced meals he prepares (photo: Tomas Stacha) A number of poker players will tell you that a healthy, balanced diet improves their performance at the tables by leaps and bounds. Eat greasy pizza, a fatty cheeseburger, or a big old hunk of chocolate cake and your ability to call, raise, fold, and read other players ...

DanJul 18th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Andras 'probirs' Nemeth Wins partypoker High Roller

Andras 'probirs' Nemeth won $46,775 on partypoker on Sunday (PokerStars photo) Andras 'probirs' Nemeth had himself a Sunday to remember on partypoker. The Hungarian poker pro outlasted 40 opponents in the $2,600 buy-in Super High Roller event to win $37,925 and also managed to finish fifth in the $530 buy-in High Roller for an additional $8,850. While Nemeth was busy dominating partypoker, ...

dhubermexJul 18th, 2016 0
Alisson 'heyalisson' Piekazewicz Climbing to New Heights in Poker

Alisson 'heyalisson' Piekazewicz says poker is a lot like rock climbing If you've ever rock climbed, then you know it's in part about setting goals, achieving them, and then setting new goals. Get up to that next ledge, set your rope, and climb some more. When you've hit the summit, find another mountain to climb or find another course to conquer. Wash, rinse, repeat.

DanJul 18th, 2016 0
Bob, Charlie and a Life-Changing WSOP Main Event Journey

Monday at the 2016 WSOP Main Event, 27 players will play down to just nine - the November Nine. And while those players are living out the fantasy of nearly every poker player alive, one man is leaving Las Vegas and the WSOP with a lifelong dream fulfilled and a truly enriched life because of it. Life-changing money. Life-changing fame. That’s why most of the 6,737 players made their way ...

LanceJul 18th, 2016 0
WSOP: Michael Ruane a Real Main Event Mystery - On Purpose


LanceJul 19th, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov Hits #3

Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov is up to #3 worldwide in the PocketFives Rankings, his best showing ever Every week, a member of the PocketFives community sets a new personal best. Whether it's their largest score ever or a milestone win, it happens every single week.

DanJul 20th, 2016 0
Learn to Stop Judging and Start Evaluating at the Poker Table

Changing your mindset at the table could lead to more profits It doesn't take more than five minutes of roaming around ‘poker Twitter’ during the World Series of Poker to recognise that making value judgments is just as much of a habit for poker players away from the table as it is at the table.

theginger45Jul 24th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' Chop Sunday Million

Two players took home six-figure scores in the PokerStars Sunday Million this week With the World Series of Poker now in the rearview mirror, a number of top players have returned home to the online grind. Two players chopped the PokerStars Sunday Million after getting heads-up. 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' walked away with $162,387 and $159,000 respectively for their Sunday performance. ...

dhubermexJul 25th, 2016 0
What We Learned: The 2016 World Series of Poker

It's hard to look back at the 2016 WSOP as anything but the Summer of Jason Mercier The 2016 World Series of Poker is a wrap. Okay, yes there’s still the matter of playing down the final table of the Main Event beginning in October, but 68 of the 69 bracelets have been awarded, the Amazon Room is devoid of any poker tables and poker players have scattered around the world to rebuild their ...

LanceJul 26th, 2016 0
Players Gearing Up for £250,000 Guaranteed GUKPT Goliath Saturday

The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath event starts Saturday in Coventry. Known as the largest poker event in all of Europe, the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath tournament kicks off Saturday at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England, and promises juicy cash games, a variety of side events and a £120 buy-in, £250,000 guaranteed Main Event which wraps up Sunday, August 7.

LandSharkJul 26th, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: Former #1s 'veeea', 'joaomathias' Climbing

Artem 'veeea' Vezhenkov, a former #1 on PocketFives, is inching closer to the top spot Once you hit #1 on PocketFives, you're in pretty elite company. Chris 'moorman1' Moorman, World Series of Poker November Niners Cliff 'JohnnyBax' Josephy and Griffin 'Flush_Entity' Benger, and Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz – they've all been at the top of the podium.

DanJul 27th, 2016 0
David Prociak Giving YouStake Backers a Second Shot at Big Payoff

A lot of YouStake investors passed on David Prociak's WSOP package. Oops. If you had been browsing on , the site that allows poker players to sell pieces of themselves in tournaments around the world, a little over eight weeks ago you would have seen a listing for a 2016 World Series of Poker package for David Prociak and you probably would have had one thought. Who the '#A*&%! is David ...

LanceJul 29th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker Wins Sunday Million

Canadian online tournament grinder Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker turned in a career performance over the weekend by winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $194,372. 'Conglomo222' took home $134,518 for second place in that event while 'willywonko37' earned $93,097 for third.

dhubermexAug 1st, 2016 0
Pennsylvania Still a Must-Watch State for Online Poker Regulation

Pennsylvania remains a must-watch state for online poker legislation in 2016 For online poker supporters, June could best be summed up with the first half of a famous Shakespeare line, as the month was full of sound fury in multiple state legislators. Unfortunately, July completed the quote, as thus far, all of the hullabaloo that occurred in June has signified nothing. Even though no less ...

Steve RuddockAug 2nd, 2016 0
Rankings: Bobby 'Bcm4924' McLawhorn Holds on to Top Spot in Nevada

Bobby McLawhorn claimed the top spot in the Nevada Rankings for the second straight month For the second straight month, Bobby ‘bcm4924’ McLawhorn sits atop the Nevada Online Poker Rankings. And for the second straight month, he had to edge out another grinder to do it.

SteveSchultAug 2nd, 2016 0
PocketFives Rankings: 'philroyal888' Nearing Top 10 Return

UK poker player 'philroyal888' is up to #11 in the PocketFives Rankings The top 10 of the PocketFives Rankings is full of some of the most heralded and successful online poker players around. It's no wonder that it's extraordinarily difficult to enter the top 10, even for those who have been there before.

DanAug 3rd, 2016 0
Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka Wins $243K in July Cash Games

Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka had $243,000 in high-stakes cash game profit in July, crushing the competition (image: CardPlayer) The high-stakes cash game leaderboard in July was officially a blowout. Sitting atop the field was Nikolaus 'RealAndyBeal' Jedlicka with a profit of $243,000 in ring games on PokerStars that HighStakesDB tracks. Everyone else had one-quarter or less of that.

DanAug 4th, 2016 0
Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov Wins MPLB for Second Time in Three Months

Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov won the PocketFives Monthly Leaderboard for the second time in three months In a month that saw many of the top pros spend the first two weeks in Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker, Russia's Aleksandr 'NoPlanB' Mordvinov, ranked #3 in the world, struck gold once again.

DanAug 4th, 2016 0
Rankings: Keith ‘donnysack’ Donovan Still #1 in New Jersey

Save for the World Series of Poker Main Event, July is usually a slow time for the poker world and that slowness has seen the top of the New Jersey Online Poker Rankings remain more or less the same heading into the final month of the summer. The changes that have occurred are relatively small in nature but as the calendar turns, some players are putting themselves in great positions to end 2016 ...

WILLOCAug 5th, 2016 0
WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship Begins Tuesday

The best of the best from the WSOP Circuit are in Cherokee, NC for the WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship. Later this week roughly 100 of the best players the WSOP Circuit has to offer will be in Cherokee, North Carolina for the $1,000,000 guaranteed WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship. And they should have some company. The GCC, which replaced the WSOP Circuit National ...

LanceAug 6th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila Takes Down Sunday Million

Major online poker tournament action over the weekend saw a number of well-known players compete for large cash prizes. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won by player Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila who received $131,000 as a result of a three-way final table deal. PocketFives member Fabiano 'kdrAS' Teixeira of Chile finished second for $110,000 and will likely move back into the Top 1,000 Worldwide ...

dhubermexAug 8th, 2016 0
World Poker Tour Honor Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott with Devilfish Cup

The World Poker Tour has partnered with Dusk Till Dawn to create The Devilfish Cup British poker legend Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott tragically passed away in April of last year after a short battle with terminal liver cancer. Now, the WPT Foundation and England’s Dusk Till Dawn poker club are teaming up to honor the memory of the poker pro with the inaugural Devilfish Cup, a £1 million ...

LandSharkAug 11th, 2016 0
Said El-Yousfi Wins WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship

Said El-Yousfi won the 2016 WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship Of the 126 players who made their way to Cherokee, North Carolina for the WSOP Circuit Global Casino Championship, none came any further than Said El-Yousfi. And none went home any richer. El-Yousfi, who qualified for the GCC by winning the Casino Championship in Marrakech, Morocco in January, beat out the field to win the ...

LanceAug 12th, 2016 0
'snapcall419' Wins Sunday Million, '$trateGema' Third Again

The final two players l in the PokerStars Sunday Million chopped up nearly $255,000 but the real story might be the third place finisher. 'snapcall419' took home $137,090 for the victory and 'Yorane Kerignard' of France received $117,376 for second place but '$trateGema' walked away with $73,640 for his second consecutive third-place finish.

dhubermexAug 15th, 2016 0
Unibet Open Heading to Bucharest for €500,000 Season Finale

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LandSharkAug 16th, 2016 0
Michael Phelps: "I Was Playing Pineapple" Before le Clos Showdown

Michael Phelps' 'game face' was all the rage at the Rio Olympics Michael Phelps’ Olympic career is now officially over and many are wondering if he may turn his attention to poker to fuel his competitive spirit. It seems he may have already done that - even during one of the most iconic moments of Rio games. In an interview with NBC TODAY Show’s Billy Bush, Phelps confessed that while ...

LanceAug 17th, 2016 0
Partypoker Doubles Caribbean Poker Party Guarantee to $2 Million

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is hosting the partypoker Caribbean Poker Party this November. Set at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in sun-soaked Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, partypoker’s Caribbean Poker Party is sure to be one of the most anticipated poker events of the year. Now, the online poker site is giving players even more reason to make the trip after doubling the guarantee of one of ...

LandSharkAug 20th, 2016 0
PokerStars Going Global with PokerStars Live, Dropping EPT Brand

PokerStars has made major changes to its live tournament offering The European Poker Tour is going global and at the same time, ceasing to exist altogether. PokerStars announced sweeping changes to its live poker offering on Wednesday that sees the EPT-experience expanding beyond European borders with a new name: PokerStars Live.

LanceAug 24th, 2016 0
Rankings: 'C Darwin2' Still #1, Joao Simao Returns to Top 10

Joao ’joaosimaobh’ Simao found his way back into the top 10 this week (Danny Maxwell photo) Seven weeks ago 'C Darwin2' overtook Joao ’joaosimaobh’ Simao for the #1 spot on the PocketFives rankings and he hasn’t relinquished it since. The Swedish grinder added to his lead this week over Joao Mathias '‘joaomathias' Baumgarten, who also gave up ground to the rest of the field.

LanceAug 25th, 2016 0