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Crypto Hedge Fund Is Giving Away Tickets to Poker World Series

If the rush from gambling on Bitcoin isn’t enough, Pantera Capital may have a deal for you.<p>The crypto hedge fund has seven tickets to the 49th Annual …

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Legendary Nirvana Engineer Steve Albini Wins World Series of Poker Tournament

Steve Albini isn’t just a legend behind the board, he’s a gangster at the poker table.Continue reading…

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It was another busy weekend at the 2018 World Series of Poker, with non-hold'em games taking center stage for the most part. Gal Yifrach won the lone no-limit hold'em bracelet, taking down the $3,000 six-handed event on an unscheduled fourth day to win $461,798. Ryan Bambrick won the $1,500 pot-limit Omaha event for his first bracelet and $217,123, with a lot of the headlines focused on the $1,500 Seven Card Stud tournament. Steve Albini, a music industry legend as an artist and sound engineer involved with bands like Nirvana, The Pixies and Foo Fighters among many others, won that event by defeating Jeff Lisandro heads up. Finally, through three days of the $50,000 Poker Players Championship, two-time champion Michael Mizrachi has the chip lead with 12 players left. Other notables still in the mix include Phil Ivey, Mike Leah, John Hennigan and Brian Rast.

It was another busy weekend at the 2018 World Series of Poker, with non-hold'em games taking center stage for the most part. Gal Yifrach won the lone …

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Poker Player Celebrates Million Dollar Win Too Early, Loses Hand

1 hour ago<p>Karma is a b. We all know this! You never start celebrating too early, or karma will get you!!<p>World Series of Poker player Sang Liu just …

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Steve Albini wins World Series Of Poker prize

The Shellac frontman took home $105,629 after seeing off 310 other players at Seven Card Stud<p>Shellac frontman <b>Steve Albini</b> – no-nonsense producer of …

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Steve Albini Wins Major Prize at 2018 World Series of Poker

Steve Albini—the iconic musician behind Shellac and Big Black who’s helmed several classic records by other artists—is a poker player. Last night, he won big. Specifically, he earned a World Series of Poker gold bracelet after competing in the Seven Card Stud event over 310 other players. He’s …

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World Series of Poker underway in Las Vegas

ADVERTISING<p>The 49th World Series of Poker is in progress at the Rio in Las Vegas, with a record 78 championship bracelets up for grabs this year. …

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But The Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet: Poker Player Starts Celebrating $1,000,000 Win Too Early

This is a video of World Series Of Poker player Sang Liu beginning to celebrate a $1,000,000 prize win over Roberly Felicio before the turn and river …

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Watch retiring poker legend Doyle Brunson get a standing ovation after exiting final WSOP table

Doyle Brunson has spent over five decades as a professional poker player, has written multiple books on the game and has won 10 World Series of Poker bracelets — including two Main Events. And now he’s hanging up his iconic cowboy hat.<p>From Poker Central:<p>“I’m planning on retiring after the summer. …

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Take a MasterClass From a Six-Time World Series of Poker Champ

Daniel Negreanu, poker's all-time tournament money winner, starts teaching online today.<p>If you want to know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em, …

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World Series of Poker odds 2018: Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey lead Main Event betting lines

Negreanu and Ivey are the two betting favorites heading into the 2018 WSOP Main Event, with the sportsbooks also offering up prop wagers for the tournament.<p>With over $39 million in live career tournament earnings, Daniel Negreanu tops the all-time poker money list leaderboard. This summer, Negreanu …

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Poker Player Jinxes Himself Celebrating $1 Million Hand Too Early

Share This PostWorld Series Of Poker player Sang Liu celebrated way too early, thinking he had $1 million locked up after the flop. At least everyone …

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Player celebrates win prematurely, gets second place at World Series of Poker

An American poker player was dealt a difficult hand when he celebrated his victory before the final card was dealt.<p>Sang Liu, who thought the deck was …

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Poker player celebrates WSOP win prematurely, loses 61 million-chip pot

Sang Liu thought he had won a World Series of Poker bracelet early Friday morning in Vegas, but his exuberant celebration was cut short thanks to a <i>brutal</i> river card.<p>Liu and Roberly Felicio had nearly even stacks in heads up play for a $1,000,000 prize in the $565 Colossus No Limit Hold’em, and …

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A Colossus champion was crowned Thursday at the 2018 World Series of Poker, as Brazilian Roberly Felicio walked away with the gold bracelet and $1 million. Daniel Ospina, who finished second in the $1,500 no-limit 2-7 single draw lowball event in 2015, came back in 2018 and won that event, taking home $87,678 and the bracelet. The $10,000 no-limit hold'em heads up championship is down to its final four, headlined by Justin Bonomo, who kicked off the summer by winning $5 million in the Super High Roller Bowl.

A Colossus champion was crowned Thursday at the 2018 World Series of Poker, as Brazilian Roberly Felicio walked away with the gold bracelet and $1 …

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Three bracelets were won over the course of the first weekend of the 2018 World Series of Poker. 2009 WSOP main event champion Joe Cada won his third career WSOP bracelet in the $3,000 no-limit hold'em shootout, winning $226,218 at a final table that also included 2015 main event winner Joe McKeehen, who finished third. Julien Martini of France won the $1,500 limit Omaha hi-lo event, besting a field of 911 to win $239,771. Just a few hours later another French-born player, William "twooopair" Reymond, won the $365 no-limit hold'em online event -- the last one standing among 2,972 entries -- to win $154,996 and the bracelet in his first ever WSOP cash. The $100,000 high roller is down to its final six players, with Elio Fox trying to capture his second bracelet in less than a week. The top three spots will pay out over $1.2 million, with $2.91 million awaiting the eventual champion. Monday also marks the final starting day for Colossus, with the fifth and sixth opening session adding to a field that drew 7,014 entries through its first two days.

Three bracelets were won over the course of the first weekend of the 2018 World Series of Poker. 2009 WSOP main event champion Joe Cada won his third …

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2018 World Series of Poker Quiz #1: First Bracelet Events in the Books

The <b>2018 World Series of Poker</b> is well underway, with the first bracelets of the summer having already been won. As you already know, <i>PokerNews</i> is the …

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Phil Ivey Makes World Series of Poker Return in the $100K High Roller

June 02, 2018 <i>Valerie Cross</i><p>It’s official: 10-time bracelet winner and poker fan favorite <b>Phil Ivey</b> is back at the <b>World Series of Poker</b>. After a …

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World Series of Poker tournaments kick off in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 2018 edition of the World Series of Poker opened Tuesday in Las Vegas with 78 high-stakes card tournaments expected to again draw tens of thousands of players and break an attendance record thanks in part to regulatory changes.<p>New to this series will be the use of a big blind …

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World Series of Poker tournament kicks off at Rio

The 2018 edition of the World Series of Poker is kicking off in Las Vegas. The 50-day series opened today and is expected to again draw tens of …

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Friday Night Inc. Signs Licensing Agreement with Poker Champion Scotty Nguyen

The Agreement includes the launch of two CBD-infused products created with a special blend of terpenes selected for their acute mental concentration …

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Novice millionaire John Hesp returning to World Series of Poker

One of the most charismatic and engaging players at last year’s World Series of Poker will be back for another run.<p>John Hesp, an instant fan favorite …

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Ed: World Series of Poker Staking Considerations

May 21, 2018 <i>Eric Rodawig</i><p>The only thing better than playing in a poker tournament is having a piece of someone in a poker tournament. You get all of …

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Calling All Data Nerds: Celebrate the 20th Episode of Privacy Sigma Riders with Us

You may have lots of good people collecting and analyzing data. But have you ever thought about how human bias and expectations can affect the results of your analysis? Or the quality of the decisions your company makes based on that analysis?<p>My most recent podcast guest certainly has. Annie Duke …

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Chris Moneymaker on how he's changed his game, 15 years after WSOP win

The man who changed professional poker forever 15 years ago still needs to work on his game.<p>“For a long time, I thought I had the game figured out,” Chris Moneymaker — who went from an accountant who played online poker to 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event champion — told <i>For The Win</i> this week. …

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WSOP 2018: Eight Excellent Poker Rooms in Vegas Other Than the Rio

May 03, 2018 <i>Ashley Adams</i><p><i>The 2018 World Series of Poker will be here sooner than you think, with the first bracelet events starting May 30 — check out</i> …

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Phil Ivey Interview: "I Plan on Playing the World Series of Poker"

May 14, 2018 <i>Frank Op de Woerd</i><i>Laura Cornelius</i><p>Have you completed your <b>WSOP</b> Fantasy Draft already? If not, maybe it's time to make some small adjustments …

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Throwback Thursday: Partying with Phil Ivey in Monte Carlo

May 17, 2018 <i>Sasha Salinger</i><p><b>Phil Ivey</b> is back on the poker tournament tour! He won the <b>Triton Poker HKD$250,000 Short Deck Event</b> in Montenegro for …

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Shares of China internet poker game firms drop on reports of ban

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Chinese companies offering online and mobile poker games have shed up to a fifth of their value over the past week, following reports in local media that the government would ban all poker-related applications from June 1.<p>Companies like Boyaa Interactive and Our Game …

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