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The 2019 World Series of Poker is only growing closer. Continuing with our pre-WSOP coverage, PocketFives is comparing event structures for 2019 to ones from 2018, in an attempt to see if the WSOP's marketing push of "more value" is true or not. Spoiler: there is more value! As you saw with the 2019 WSOP Millionaire Maker structure, it's not simply more chips that have been added to the 2019 events. Our deep dive does show that indeed more value has been added to the events in the form of more play for those competing. Now, let's take a look at the 2019 WSOP Monster Stack structure.
The PocketFives Milestone Report looks at the online poker players who are achieving career-best achievement or reaching new heights in the rankings. ‘girafganger7’, Matthew ‘mjw006’ Wakeman Top $7 Million Belgian online superstar ‘girafganger7’ crushed the $7 million lifetime cash mark this week in spectacular fashion. It was just two weeks ago that PocketFives spoke with 'giraf' from his residence in the UK about his upcoming mile marker. This week, he put together a string of five-figure cashes to soar past the milestone by roughly $80,000. First up was his victory in the November 15 ed
The 2019 edition of the World Series of Poker Colossus event has a bunch of changes when compared to the 2018 version of the event. In fact, almost everything other than the event's name has been changed for this year's WSOP, but players should very much enjoy the alterations that have been made, especially to the structure. Colossal Changes in 2019 Right off the bat, you'll notice the 2019 Colossus has a lot more starting chips than the 2018 version did. In 2019, players will get 40,000 in chips to start, whereas 2018 saw competitors begin with 5,000. In 2018, levels on the Day 1s were 30 m
The World Series of Poker has been pushing "more value" for the 2019 WSOP. Those words have been met with some skepticism around the poker world, as players wanted to wait to see the actual structures for 2019 events before deciding if more value was added or not. After all, it is easy to simply add more starting chips to a tournament but not actually provide more value. Now that the WSOP has added a few of the structure sheets for the 2019 World Series of Poker, we have a chance to compare to 2019 structures versus the 2018 ones, and we'll get started by looking at the ever-popular $1,500 Mil