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Tag: Brandon Cantu

WPT Rolling Thunder Day 1b: Season X Player of the Year Joe Serock On Top

Day 1b of the WPT Rolling Thunder attracted 241 entries, brining the total field to 465 players and creating a prize pool of $1,488,000.

WPT Rolling Thunder Day 1a: Galen Hall Leads as 85 of 224 Advance

On Saturday, the Season XII World Poker Tour (WPT) Rolling Thunder kicked off as 224 players entered the Day 1a field.

World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris Day 1b: Hilmi Takes Overall Lead

The World Poker Tour Grand Prix de Paris continued on Saturday with Day 1b, and it will be Hicham Hilmi entering Day 2 as the overall chip leader.

2013 WSOP Europe Day 4: Johansson Leads Entering Event #2 Final Table, and More

Henrik Johansson leads the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe Event #2 final table, and Matt O'Donnell sits atop the counts after Day 1 of Event #3.

2013 WSOP Europe: Daniel Weinman Talks OFC, Poker With John Smoltz, and More

Daniel Weinman explains why he's the best open-face Chinese poker player in the world and talks about playing poker and golf with John Smoltz.

Global Poker Index: Cunningham, Cantu, Monnette, and Sexton Fall from the GPI 300

Allen Cunningham, Brandon Cantu, John Monnette, and Mike Sexton fall from the GPI 300

Five Thoughts: Donkey Bombing the World Series of Poker

Five Thoughts looks at Tom Schneider's second bracelet of the 2013 WSOP and the fourth of his career, and, as predicted, the Year of Canada.

Global Poker Index: Raskin Joins Top 10, Friends Benger and Anderson Ascend the Ranks

Micah Raskin joined the top 10 of the Global Poker Index this week, while friends Griffin Benger and Calvin Anderson made big jumps.

Global Poker Index: Top 10 Remains the Same, Darcourt Makes Largest Leap

The top 10 of the Global Poker Index top 300 rankings remains unchanged, while Guillaume Darcourt made the biggest leap.

Global Poker Index: Schemion Replaces O'Dwyer in Top 10, Negreanu Rockets to 24

Ole Schemion takes Steve O'Dwyer's spot in the top 10 of the GPI rankings, while Daniel Negreanu vaults to 24.

Global Poker Index: Rettenmaier Remains On Top, Shake Up Among the Top 10

Marvin Rettenmaier remains on top of the Global Poker Index top 300.

Global Poker Index: Mizrachi Cracks Top 10, Hellmuth and Negreanu Plummet

Michael Mizrachi cracks the top 10 of the GPI 300, while Phil Hellmuth and Daniel Negreanu plummet.

Five Thoughts: Determining The Best Poker Players

In this week's Five Thoughts, Rich Ryan examines a Twitter debate about ranking poker players and creates an impossible system named the Ivey Index.

2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event Day 1a: Lobzhanidze On Top

The 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event kicked off on Monday with Day 1a.

Five Thoughts: The Shot-Clock Debate, Lisa Simpson Plays Online Poker, and More

Why tournament poker needs a shot clock, and a breakdown of The Simpsons' online poker episode.

The Weekly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Reopens, Doyle Brunson Battling Cancer, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the return of real-money games at Full Tilt Poker, Doyle Brunson battling cancer for the fourth time, and more.

PokerNews Weekly: ACOP, Full Tilt Poker Returns, WPT Schedule, Black Friday Chad, and More

Catch up on the week's top news stories with the PokerNews Weekly.

The Nightly Turbo: Brandon Cantu Exacts Revenge, Brian Townsend's Amazing Race, & More

Brandon Cantu and Jon Aguiar played a $130,000 grudge match in Las Vegas, and Brian Townsend ran a grueling race through the Sahara desert.

The Weekly Turbo: Greg Merson Wins WSOP Main Event, Phil Ivey's Training Site, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including Greg Merson's victory at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event, Phil Ivey's new poker training site, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: FTP Repayment Update, Brandon Cantu and Jon Aguiar Rematch, and More

PokerStars issued an update regarding the Full Tilt Poker repayment process, and Brandon Cantu and Jon Aguiar are set to face off in a $130,000 grudge match.