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Tag: Allen Kessler

MSPT Meskwaki Day 1b: David Gonia Leads, Seeks Second MSPT Title

Minnesotan David Gonia went on a huge rush in the last few levels of Day 1b to bag a monstrous 392,000, well ahead of Day 1a leader Brandon Meyers.

MSPT Meskwaki Day 1a: Brandon Meyers Bags Chip Lead; Kessler & Tryba Fall

Day 1a of the Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki in Tama, Iowa attracted 164 players, but only 36 survived the night with Brandon Meyers leading the way.

Five Thoughts: One Drop Winner Colman Declines Media, Ivey Wins Number 10, and More

Five Thoughts examines Daniel Colman's decision to snub the media, Phil Ivey's 10th bracelet, and more.

2014 WSOP Day 30: Shack-Harris Leads Final Day of $50K PPC; Burr Makes History

Brandon Shack-Harris led the final eight of the $50,000 Poker Players' Championship, and Jesse McEuen took down Event #47 on Day 30 of the 2014 WSOP.

Players React to the Inaugural Dealer's Choice Event at the World Series of Poker

PokerNews talks to several pros about their experience with the new Dealer's Choice event on the 2014 World Series of Poker schedule.

Ask The Pros: Is the First-Ever $10,000 Razz Championship Good for the WSOP?

The World Series of Poker introduced a $10,000 Razz Championship this year. What do the players think about it? We asked Barry Greenstein, Matt Glantz, Allen Kessler, and more.

2014 World Series of Poker: PokerNews Staff Predictions

Members of Team PokerNews make predictions for the 2014 World Series of Poker. Donnie Peters: Scott Clements. He's an excellent all-around player who will be putting in a heavy schedule of events. The test could be if he travels down to...

2014 WPT World Championship Day 1b: Jason Koon Leads with 200 Players Remaining

After Day 1b of the 2014 World Poker Tour World Championship, Jason Koon leads the way with 200 players remaining.

WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star Day 1b: Ke Leads Second Flight of Largest Field Ever

Lucas Ke bags biggest stack on Day 1b of WPT Bay 101 Shooting Star. Record field size for event.

2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic Day 3: Bubble Bursts; Defending Champ Falls

Day 3 of the 2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic Main Event saw the bubble burst, defending champion Paul Klann fall, and Jesse Yaginuma assume the chip lead.

Mid-States Poker Tour Adopts New "Kessler Approved" Tournament Structure

The Mid-Stakes Poker Tour (MSPT) has announced a new, player-friendly structure that was designed with the help of Allen Kessler. Find out what's new.

Shawn Schoreck Wins 2014 Mid-States Poker Tour Belle of Baton Rouge for $34,105

After a three-hour heads-up match, Shawn Schoreck emerged victorious over Kou Vang to win the Mid-State Poker Tour Belle of Baton Rouge for $34,105.

2014 MSPT Belle of Baton Rouge Day 1b: Erica Sumner Bags Up a Huge Stack

Just 18 players survived Day 1b of the Mid-States Poker Tour Belle of Baton Rouge on Saturday with Erica Sumner and her stack of 232,600 leading the way.

2014 MSPT Belle of Baton Rouge Day 1a: Bursavich Leads with Souther Second

Austin Bursavich leads after Day 1a of the 2014 Mid-States Poker Tour Belle of Baton Rouge Main Event.

Mid-States Poker Tour Belle of Baton Rouge Main Event Begins Today

The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) makes its inaugural visit to the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino on Friday.

Borgata Winter Poker Open Day 12: Matt Affleck Defeats Josh Brikis for Event #15 Title

Matt Affleck defeated Josh Brikis heads-up to win Event #15 of the Borgata Winter Poker Open.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #6, Controversial "First Card Off the Deck" Rule

PokerNews' No. 6 story of 2013 is the highly controversial "First Card Off the Deck" (FCOTD) rule.

Stephen Diamantas Wins World Poker Tour Regional Winter Tampa Bay Open for $121,900

Stephen Diamantas wins the 2013 World Poker Tour Regional Winter Tampa Bay Open for $121,900.

Ron Bell Wins HPT Championship for $159,353; Allen Kessler Season 9 Player of the Year

Ron Bell wont the Heartland Poker Tour Championship for $159,353 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort. Allen Kessler named Season IX Player of the Year.

Reginald “Shawn” Roberts Takes Down Indigo Sky Casino to Become Two-Time HPT Champion

Reginald “Shawn” Roberts won the Heartland Poker Tour Indigo Sky Casino Main Event for $52,237. Becomes two-time HPT champion.

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