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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.

Pierre Milan Event #29 WSOP 2014Pierre Milan Takes Down Event #29 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em

The 2014 World Series of Poker Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em has an interesting note of trivia attached to the championship. The 2013 WSOP Event #38 $2,500 No Limit Hold'em Four Handed was won by Justin Oliver who promptly gave up his gold...

Alex Bilokur Event #28 WSOP 2014Alex Bilokur Wins Event #28: $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em

Alex Bilokur started with a nine-to-one chip deficit when Event #28: $10,000 Pot Limit Hold'em went to heads-up play. That was after working his way through a field of 160 -- all with the same goal...to take home the first-place prize of $398,567...

Tommy Hang Event #27 WSOP 2014Tommy Hang Wins Event #27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E.

The bracelet hunters were ready to make a run through to the finish in Event #27: $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. of the 2014 edition of the world's largest poker festival, the World Series of Poker! A prize pool of $1,003,050 was dangling out in front of the...

Andrew Rennhack Event #26 WSOP 2014Event #26: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em Winner Andrew Rennhack

Andrew Rennhack may have believed he was going to take down the title in Event #26: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em -- and just for the record, he was right -- but first he had to get through a starting field of 1,594 that all had the same belief. Those...

John Kabbaj Event #25 WSOP 2014John Kabbaj Wins Second Bracelet in Event #25: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low

Event #25: $2,500 Omaha/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low started with 470 players and the winner would take home $267,327 for a first-place prize and a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet. England’s John Kabbaj stood at the top after 28 levels of...

Kevin Eyster Event #24 WSOP 2014Kevin Eyster Takes Down Event #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em

Hearing "1SickDisease" could conjure up a myriad of thoughts and send you twirling off in a thousand different directions to decide if it's contagious or if it's simply a means of self-expression as an online poker handle. Choose the latter and...

Doug Polk Event #23 WSOP 2014Event #23: $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold'em Won by Doug Polk

Doug Polk, known as “WCGRider” in the online poker world, took down Event #23: $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold'em along with his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet and $251,969. That event brought 1,473 players to the tables to create a...

Event #22 Chris Wallace WSOP 2014Event #22: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship Smiles on Chris Wallace

Christopher Wallace took home his first gold WSOP bracelet as well as $507,614 in first-place prize money when he bested a field of 200 players in the prestigious Event #22: $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship. The final day started with 21 hopefuls...

Dominik Nitsche Event #21 WSOP 2014Dominik Nitsche Wins Event #21: $1,000 No Limit Hold'em

From a win in the 2014 World Series of Poker Circuit National Championship to a gold bracelet in Event 21: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em -- kind of sounds like a slick ride in a dream mobile custom designed for a poker player in an action-filled ride...

Kory Kilpatrick Event #20 WSOP 2014Kory Kilpatrick Claims First Gold in Event #20: $3,000 No Limit Hold'em Shootout

Ten players arrived on Tuesday looking to capture gold in Event #20: $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout. A few of those players were ready to add a second bracelet to their WSOP trophy case -- Taylor Paur, Chris Bell, and Phil Galfond! But out of...

Ted Gillis Event #19 WSOP 2014Ted Gillis Claims Event #19: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em

There's an old saying, "It ain't no fun when the rabbit's got the gun!" and if your imagination works, you should be able to picture Ted Gillis taking down Event #19: $1,500 No Limit Hold'em. In using the saying to describe his feat, it is in no...

George Danzer Event #18 WSOP 2014George Danzer Picks up First Bracelet in Event #18: $10,000 Seven-Card Razz Championship

The biggest buy-in Razz Championship to ever hit the green felt took off on Friday evening with 112 players who built a prizepool of $1,052,800 -- Event #18: $10,000 Seven-Card Razz Championship. The event marked another first as it put two Razz...

Dan Heimiller Event #17 WSOP 2014Event #17: $1,000 Seniors No Limit Hold'em Championship Won by Dan Heimiller

With a prize pool of $3,982,500 to shoot at, 4,425 runners lined up (no joking -- they were all seniors and over 50 but they were trying to sprint to the winner's circle just the same) and got ready for the run to a first place prize of $627,426...

Davidi Kitai Event #15 WSOP 2014Davidi Kitai Wins Event #15: $3,000 Six-Handed NLHE to Claim Third Bracelet

The 2014 World Series of Poker Event #15: $3,000 Six-Handed No Limit Hold’em had 810 players that wanted the gold bracelet and the $508,640 first-place prize. But lurking somewhere in the competition was a player from Belgium and he was after...

Todd Bui Event #16 WSOP 2014Todd Bui Wins Event #16: $1,500 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw!

Poker is an amazing opportunity to show off your skills and game knowledge -- and to prove that sometimes having a chip and a chair can take you all the way to the top of the hill! So it was with Todd Bui when he began Day 3 of Event #16: $1,500...

Nick Kost Event #14 WSOP 2014Nick Kost Takes Down Event #14: $1,500 Limit Omaha Hi-Low

Event #14: Limit Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better kicked off on June 4th and finished up on June 6th after 1,036 players took to the tables to build a prizepool of $1,398,600. The final day found 26 returning to fight it out for the first place...

Paul Volpe Event #13 WSOP 2014Event #13: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship had Paul Volpe's Name on it!

The final seven players returned to the Amazon Room on Thursday to crown a champion in Event #13: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship. As much as the naysayers that claim poker is gambling would love to enforce their POV, perhaps they...

Gregory Kolo - Event #12 WSOP 2014Ohio's Gregory Kolo Takes Down Event #12: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold'em

The 2014 World Series of Poker's Event #12: $1,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em is a wrap and Gregory Kolo could still be celebrating since winning a gold bracelet and $169,225 in prize money isn't an everyday type of thing. It's over the top, actually...

Justin Bonomo - Event #11 WSOP 2014Event #11: No Limit Hold'em Six Handed Bursts Justin Bonomo's "Always the Bridesmaid" Bubble

With 1,587 runners lacing up to build a $2,142,450 prize pool in the $1,500 buy in Event #11: No Limit Hold'em Six Handed, Justin Bonomo was ready to carve his way to the top of the field and take home his first bracelet. Bonomo has come close...

Brock Parker Event #10 WSOP 2014Brock Parker Scoops Event #10: $10,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Low Championship

Brock Parker won two World Series of Poker bracelets in 2009 -- in the same week! After heading to the world's biggest poker festival for the last four years, Parker returned six times to WSOP final tables. No gold bracelet #3, until now. Parker...

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