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Not only was the World Series of Poker ‘Big 50’ the talk of the town for those in Las Vegas, but it quickly became the talk of the entire global poker community as the 2019 WSOP kicked off. With the event now firmly in the rearview mirror, PocketFives spoke to a few players to get their take on the record-setting 28,371-player field. “This event was unbelievable. The way the WSOP handled everything, just hats off to them. To see everybody come out here, the numbers, the turnout it got - poker is definitely not dead. It’s just a great tournament and I’m very happy to be able to participate in
Early in Sunday's opening session of the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table, Pierre Neuville, who was eliminated in 7th place, folded pocket tens pre-flop after Neil Blumenfield put in a sizable three-bet while holding pocket aces. Those two hands ran into each other early in Monday's session of the World Series of Poker Main Eventfinal table, with Tom Cannuli going from a big favorite to double, to out in the matter of one untimely flop. After a slightly uneventful first night of November Nine play, Cannuli returned for Monday's restart as the shortest stack with just over 17 big blin
It’s hard to believe that the World Series of Poker Main Event is already upon us. With the expansive coverage of the event on ESPN and PokerGo, the hopes and dreams of thousands of poker players rise and fall with every hand that is dealt. But that's not the only place we’ve seen some compelling content as photos of starting stacks and tales of the worst bad beat stories ever told have continually spilled onto #pokertwitter and the social media feeds of poker fans around the world. So, while it’s impossible to catch it all, here are a few of some of our favorite social moments from the
Max Steinberg came into the 2015 WSOP Main Event final table with the fourth biggest stack, but struggled on Sunday night and with just six players left on Monday, he was still fourth, but actually had fewer chips than when he started play. Steinberg's Monday roller-coaster got off to a bit of a rocky start, but was saved by a fortunate flop. Thomas Cannuli raised to 1,400,000 from UTG with Ac As and Steinberg moved all-in over the top with Td Th. Cannuli called and then watched in horror as the flop came Jc Ts 6c to give Steinberg a set. The Qd turn and 8s river kept Steinberg in front,