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Poker News | World Series of Poker

From a humble beginning to a tidal wave of humanity coming together to vie for the yearly championship at a piece of green felt with a deck of cards as their master, the World Series of Poker invites you to send your champions, your kings, and those who would be. But remember, when they come home defeated, no one holds the crown and scepter for eternity.

Martin Finger Event 21 WSOP 2013Martin Finger Takes Home Event #21 $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em (Six Handed)

Poker pro Martin Finger's hopes for a Triple Crown added a second leg when he locked up Event #21 $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em (Six Handed). He battled back for a come-from-behind win in the heads-up battle with Matt Stout. In 2011 Finger won the...

Calen McNeil Event 20 WSOP 2013Calen McNeil Scoops Event #20 $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo Eight or Better

Calen McNeil won Event #20: $1,500 Omaha High-Low Eight or Better after McNeil and Can Kim Hua returned for an extra day to complete their heads-up match. The event started with 1,014 players and ended with a very lengthy, heads-up duel that gave...

Davidi Kitai Event #19 WSOP 2013Davidi Kitai Scores Event #19 $5,000 Pot Limit Hold'em

A stacked field of 195 players took to the tables in Event #19 $5,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em but only one had all the chips at the end -- Davidi Kitai won his second bracelet and close to a quarter of a million dollars. Kitai's first bracelet came in a...

Taylor Paur Event 18 WSOP 2013Taylor Paur Wins Event #18 $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Online poker superstar Taylor Paur won the 2013 World Series of Poker Event #18 $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em. Paur eliminated Phil Ivey on the final day of action while Ivey was in the hunt for his 10th bracelet. A field of 2,017 runners took to the...

Athanasios Polychronopoulos - Event 17 $1,500 NLH WSOP 2013Athanasios Polychronopoulos - Event 17 $1,500 NLH WSOP 2013

Athanasios Polychronopoulos was known simply as the player with the longest name in poker. It's amazing how much a win changes everything. Now he's known as the player with two World Series of Poker bracelets AND the longest name in poker...

Mark Radoja Event 16 WSOP 2013Mark Radoja claims Event #16 $10,000 Heads-Up NLH

Canadian poker pro Mark Radoja topped a field of 162 to take home the win in one of the most prestigious events to date in the WSOP Event #16: $10,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em. Radoja bested Don Nguyen heads-up to claim the gold bracelet and...

Tom Schneider Event 15 WSOP 20132013 WSOP - Event #15 $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. won by Tom Schneider

Tom "Donkey Bomber" Schneider won Event #15 by defeating Owais Ahmed in a short heads-up match to score his third World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Schneider outlasted a field of 862 runners to add a H.O.R.S.E. bracelet to the others that were...

Jonathan Taylor Event 14 WSOP 2013Jonathan Taylor Triumphs in Event #14 No Limit Hold'em

Jonathan Taylor won the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em, Event #14 to scoop $454,424 in first-place prize money -- and a bracelet. The 31-year-old tournament grinder played the WSOP for the first time but has three rings he won on the WSOP Circuit over the...

Mike Matusow Event 13 WSOP 2013Mike Matusow scores #4 - Event 13 $5,000 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo

The 2013 World Series of Poker started Event #13: $5,000 7 Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or Better with 210 players and ended with Mike “The Mouth” Matusow besting a stacked final table to take home his fourth gold bracelet and $266,503 in prize...

Lev Rothman Event 12 WSOP 2013Event #12 $1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Scooped by Lev Rofman

Event #12 kicked off with 535 players lining up to play $1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em and after a little over 25 levels one had all the chips. Lev Rofman made it all the way to the top of the field to take home gold and a first place prize of...

Levi Berger Event 11 WSOP 2013Levi Berger takes down Event #11 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Six Handed

Day 3 brought 14 players back to the green felt in search of a gold bracelet and when play began Levi Berger held a big chip lead. Before the final table started, he lost it and the roller coaster ride was on, but even with the up and down swings...

Brent Wheeler WSOP 2013 Event 10Brent Wheeler wins $191,605 in Event #10: $1,500 Limit Hold'em

Event #10: $1,500 Limit Hold'em found a winner after 121-hands of heads-up play. Brent Wheeler beat Mark Mierkalns and took home $191,605 and his first career gold bracelet in the process. This win put the Chicagoan over three-quarters of a...

Cliff Josephy Event 9 WSOP 2013Event #9: No-Limit Hold'em Shootout (2,000 players max) Cliff Josephy gets Gold!

Event #9, $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout, started with 477 players. Day 3 started with 10 players, all looking for a World Series of Poker gold bracelet. Four bracelet winners were in the mix, but Cliff Josephy was the last one standing and is...

Micahel Malm WSOP 2013 Event 8WSOP 2013 Event #8: $2,500 Eight-Game Mix won by Michael Malm

Take a $2,500 buy-in and bring 388 players that love to play Eight-Game Mix, roll them into one big ball of poker hands to build a $882,700 prize pool and three days later only one stands with all the chips, the gold bracelet, and the biggest...

Matt Waxman Event 7 WSOP 2013WSOP $1,000 no Limit Hold'em Event #7 Matt Waxman Beats Eric Baldwin Heads-up

Event #7 in the 2013 World Series of Poker could be one of the most stacked final tables in this year's festival of poker. Five amateurs and five established pros took their seats with two of the pros looking to strike "gold" for the second time...

Benny Chen WSOP 2013 Event #6Benny Chen takes down WSOP Event #6: $1,500 "Millionaire Maker" No Limit Hold'em

The biggest single-day starting field to hit in the history of the World Series of Poker took place with two starting flights on June 3rd, when 6,343 runners ponied up $1,500 and built a prize pool of $8,563,050. Four days later, after playing...

Mike Gorodinsky 2013 WSOP Event 52013 WSOP Event #5: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud 8 or Better won by Mike Gorodinsky

Mike Gorodinsky topped a 374-player field to win the $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or Better event -- the first mixed games tournament of the summer poker festival at the Rio Hotel and Casino. Gorodinsky won the 8-Game Championship at...

Charles Sylvestre - WSOP 2013 Event 3Charles Sylvestre takes down WSOP Event #3: $1,000 No Limit Hold'em

The poker action was screaming through the Rio as Day 3 of the $1,000 No Limit Hold'em Re-entry event started with 38 players. The event kicked off with 3,164 hopefuls and a prize pool of $2,847,600 but in the end it was Charles Sylvestre who took...

Trevor Pope - Event #2 WSOP 2013Trevor Pope Wins WSOP Event #2 $5,000 No Limit Hold’em Eight Handed

Day 4 of the 2013 World Series of Poker saw the climactic finish of Event #2: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Eight Handed crown Trevor Pope for outlasting a field of 481 players that grew a $2,260,700 prize pool. Pope started the final table of...

Chad Holloway 2013 WSOP Event #1PokerNews' Chad Holloway Takes down WSOP Event #1 to score GOLD!

The 44th Annual World Series of Poker put the first bracelet winner of the summer into the headlines at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Event #1: $500 Employees No Limit Hold'em screeched to a halt when Chad Holloway knocked out...

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