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Tag: Bobby Baldwin

The 10 Most Important Poker Strategy Books Ever Written and Why They’re Special

Nolan Dalla discusses the 10 most important poker strategy books ever written and why they’re special.

Esfandiari, Trickett, Ivey, Mercier Among 23 Confirmed for WSOP $1 Million One Drop

Antonio Esfandiari, Sam Trickett, Phil Ivey, and Jason Mercier among 23 entries confirmed for the 2014 World Series of Poker $1 Million Big One for One Drop.

History of the World Series of Poker Part 1: How It All Began

The World Series of Poker began in 1970. In Part 1 of the WSOP's history, PokerNews takes a look at how it all began.

1979 WSOP Main Event Runner-Up Bobby Hoff Passes Away

Bobby Hoff, who finished runner-up to Hal Fowler in the 1979 World Series of Poker Main Event, passed away Sunday night at the age of 73.

Five Thoughts: Shak Attack

Dan Shak is neither a "professsional" nor a "businessman," he's a Shak.

Top 10 Stories of 2012: #4, The Big One for One Drop

The $1 million Big One for One Drop was the largest buy-in poker tournament in history, landing it as #4 on our Top 10 list.

The WSOP on ESPN: The Big One for One Drop

On Tuesday, ESPN aired the first two episodes of the 2012 WSOP and began with the largest buy-in tournament in history, the $1-million Big One for One Drop.

Five Thoughts: Do You Believe in Magic?

Antonio Esfandiari won the $1 Million Big One for One Drop, leading our Five Thoughts.

2012 World Series of Poker Day 38: Esfandiari Wins $18 Million; Eastgate Making Moves

A recap of Day 38 of the 2012 World Series of Poker where Antonio Esfandiari won $18 million in The Big One for One Drop.

Antonio Esfandiari Wins $18 Million at WSOP Big One for One Drop $1M Buy-in Poker Tournament

Antonio Esfandiari wins the largest single prize in sports history, winning the $1,000,000 buy-in The Big One for One Drop. England's Sam Trickett finishes second.

2012 World Series of Poker Day 37: Esfandiari Leads One Drop, Trickett Close Behind

Antonio Esfandiari is leading the Big One for One Drop with Sam Trickett close behind. Two players are also heads-up in Event #53.

Five Thoughts: Phil Hellmuth Makes it a Dozen at the World Series of Poker

After three runner-up finishes at the WSOP in 2011, Phil Hellmuth finally captures number 12 in 2012.

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #10, The Big One for One Drop

The year is winding down and we've decided to take a look back at the Top 10 Stories of 2011, beginning with #10: The Big One for One Drop.

Tropicana Las Vegas Announces Launch of Jamie Gold Poker Room

Tropicana Las Vegas has named Jamie Gold as its poker spokesperson and ambassador.

History in Spades: The First Amateur to Win the Main Event

A look back at the 1979 World Series of Poker when Hal Fowler became the first amateur to win the Main Event.

2010 World Series of Poker Day 42: Jesper Hougaard, Cole South and Johnny Chan Among Leaders

After eight levels of intense tournament poker, Day 2A of the World Series of Poker Main Event has come to a close. Approximately 1,260 players have booked themselves a place on Monday for Day 3, and currently it seems as though Boulos Estafanous...

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: ElkY, Shulman, and the Bilzerian Brothers Take Center Stage

Four former world champions still remained in the 400-strong field that returned to play Day 4 of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. Dan Harrington, Bobby Baldwin, Peter Eastgate and Joe Hachem remained in the hunt for a second shot at...

The WSOP on ESPN: Ivey Dominates Feature Table as Bubble Bursts

In years past, the excitement and tension surrounding the money bubble took up about ten minutes of airtime in the twelve or so hours of television ESPN dedicated to the WSOP Main Event. However, this time around, with the coverage expanded to 26...

ESPN Poker Tuesday: Ivey Takes Control

Poker returns to the airwaves Tuesday night as the World Series of Poker Main Event continues to build momentum going into the return of the November Nine. Tuesday's episode features the return of Phil Ivey to center stage as he takes on all...

Sexton's Corner, Vol. 29: A Tribute to Chip Reese

Two days after Chip Reese won the WSOP's first-ever $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event in 2006, I was in traffic at a red light at Flamingo and the Strip. As I looked up at the biggest electronic video billboard in Vegas, in front of Bally's...