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Tag: Allen Kessler

2014 MSPT Meskwaki Casino Day 1b: Two Former Champions Lead; Iowa Record Smashed

Joe Illingworth and Jonathan Olsen lead the Day 1b field of the 2014 Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Main Event.

MSPT Firekeepers Casino Day 1c: Nik Stone Bags Lead

Nik Stone bagged the chip lead on Day 1c of the Mid-States Poker Tour Firekeepers Casino FireKeepers Main Event.

Five Thoughts: Colman Continues Insane Run, Danzer vs. Shack-Harris, and More

Dan Colman won yet another super high roller, pushing his career live tournament earnings over $22 million.

MSPT Running Aces Day 1a: Andrew Null Leads; Mark Sandness Looks to Defend Title

Day 1a of the Mid-States Poker Tour Running Aces attracted 156 entries, but after 14 levels of play, just 29 remained with Andrew Null leading the way.

2014 WinStar River Poker Series Main Event Day 1b: Carter Edges Out Eyster for Lead

Keith Carter bagged up the chip lead after Day 1b of the WinStar River Poker Series Main Event, narrowly edging out Kevin Eyster.

2014 WinStar River Poker Series Main Event Day 1a: Lapossie Leads; Cheong Fourth

Matthew Lapossie leads after Day 1a of the WinStar River Poker Series Main Event. Joseph Cheong sits in fourth position.

Allen Kessler Wins WSOP Circuit Foxwoods Main Event for $170,031

Allen Kessler won the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event from Foxwoods for $170,031 and his third gold ring.

2014 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.

2014 MSPT Meskwaki Day 1a: Brandon Meyers Bags Chip Lead; Kessler and 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.

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