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Tag: Blair Hinkle

Welcome to Day 1b of Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino

After a record field filled the room on Day 1a of Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Casino, we're set to fire up Day 1b with an eye towards possibly hitting 400 entrants, which would top the guaranteed prize pool by a cool $100,000.

Hinkle Clawing Back

Blair Hinkle pushed all in for 12,200 from middle position, and action folded to Dustin Dirksen, who called in the big blind. Dirksen: Hinkle: Hinkle found help immediately on the flop, and he got two pair on the turn.

Carpenter Cripples Hinkle

Blair Hinkle and Cash Carpenter got all in before the flop, with Hinkle covering Carpenter's 43,100. Carpenter: Hinkle: Hinkle was dead on the turn when the community came , and he was left with just 2,500.

Unlucky 13

Three very tough players have drawn three very unfortunate seats: Kou Vang ($589,493 in live cashes), Blair Hinkle ($3,515,803), and Mark Sandness ($363,322) are all seated next to each other at Table 13.

Hinkle Rivers Flush

The player in the small blind bet 3,125 on a board of , and Blair Hinkle raised to 6,500 from the button. The small blind expressed doubt that Hinkle would call the turn with ace-jack, and he announced a call. Hinkle tabled for a flush.

WPT Player of the Year Leader Mukul Pahuja's Big Gamble, Leaving Finance for Poker

Three years ago, Mukul Pahuja took the plunge, leaving a cushy finance job in Midtown Manhattan to pursue poker full time. Now, he leads the Season XII WPT Player of the Year race.

Global Poker Index: Dominik Panka Leaps Past Vanessa Selbst for Player of the Year

Dominik Panka took control of the Global Poker Index Player of the Year lead after his two huge victories to open the year.

PokerNews Exclusive: Seminole Hard Rock Poker Sets the Bar High for 2014

Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Poker revealed their plans for 2014 including the poker brand’s first Player of the Year contest and some tasty details about upcoming events.

Top 10 Stories of 2013: #8, The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee

The Seminole Hard Rock guaranteed a $10 million tournament in 2013, and reached it with ease.

Five Thoughts: EPT London, WPT Announces the 2014 Schedule, PPC Aruba, and More

Five Thoughts looks at EPT London, the WPT schedule, the PPC Aruba Championship Event, and more.

Global Poker Index: Ivey Falls from GPI 300; Volpe Retakes POY Lead

Phil Ivey falls from the Global Poker Index 300, and Paul Volpe regains the top spot in the Player of the Year race.

Five Thoughts: EPT Barcelona, Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Wraps Up, and More

This week's Five Thoughts looks at the massive field at EPT Barcelona, the conclusion of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, and more.

Richard Thousand Wins Horseshoe Poker Classic Main Event in Council Bluffs

Richard Thousand of Ankeny, Iowa won the Horseshoe Poker Classic Main Event in Council Bluffs for $30,798. Here's a look at the stop's results.

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Blair Hinkle Wins $10 Million Guarantee

Blair Hinkle wins the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event.

Blair Hinkle Wins the $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event

The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event came to a close on Wednesday, and the winner was professional Blair Hinkle. With the win, Hinkle now has over $3.5 million in career tournament earnings.

Bonomo and Hinkle Battling for Over Four Hours

Roughly three and a half hours into the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event, on the 58th hand, Mukul Pahuja was eliminated in third place, earnings $872,625.

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Hinkle and Bonomo Battling Heads Up

Justin Bonomo and Blair Hinkle have been battling for over four hours in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee.

Five Thoughts: $10 Million Guarantee Smashed, Alpha8, Ultimate Poker, and More

This week's Five Thoughts looks at the $10 Million Guarantee in Florida, Alpha8, Ultimate Poker, and more.

Hinkle and Bonomo Lead Final Table

The fifth and final day of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Championship Guarantee is set to begin shortly, and leading the six-handed final table is Blair Hinkle. Hinkle bagged 22.

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open: Bonomo Discusses Making the Final Table and More

Justin Bonomo, who is second in chips heading into the final table of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open $10 Million Guarantee Championship Event, discusses poker in the Florida, firing five bullets, and more.

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