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Tag: Brian Rast

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.

VIDEO: PokerNews' Sarah Grant Hosts Google Hangout with Brian Rast

PokerNews will be hosting a Google Hangout with high-roller Brian Rast on Tuesday, Feb. 25. All PokerNews readers can participate!

Global Poker Index: Vanessa Selbst Leads 2014 Player of the Year Race

Vanessa Selbst debuts at the top of the 2014 Global Poker Index Player of the Year race.

Global Poker Index: 2013 Player of the Year Ole Schemion Takes Lead in GPI 300

Ole Schemion is officially the 2013 Global Poker Index Player of the Year and also tops the GPI 300.

Global Poker Index: Schemion Takes Lead in POY; Selbst Joins GPI 300 Top 10

Ole Schemion takes the lead in the Global Poker Index Player of the Year race, and Vanessa Selbst joins the top 10 of the GPI 300.

Brian Rast Defeats Erik Seidel To Win 2013 WPT Five Diamond $100K for $1,083,500

Brian Rast defeated Erik Seidel heads up to win the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic $100,000 High Roller for $1,083,500.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 4: Bubble Bursts; Bellande Leads Final 21

Day 4 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event saw the money bubble burst and the field cut down to 21 players. Jean-Robert Bellande leads.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 3: Nguyen Leads Final 59; Money Bubble Looms

Day 3 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event is complete with 59 players remaining and Don Nguyen leading.

2013 WPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Day 2: Madsen Leads; Over $1.16 Million for First

Following Day 2 of the 2013 World Poker Tour Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event, Jeff Madsen leads.

Five Thoughts: Failed Robberies, Mizzi Wins Premier League VII, and More

Five Thoughts examines a few failed robberies in the past decade, Sorel Mizzi's Premiere League VII win, and more.

Sorel Mizzi Wins partypoker Premier League VII for $466,000

Canadian Sorel Mizzi emerged victorious in the partypoker Premier League VII, defeating Jeff Gross in heads-up play and earning a total of $466,000 in prize money.

Partypoker Premier League VII Lineup Revealed With Esfandiari, Selbst, Shak, Others

The partypoker Premier League VII lineup was revealed, and it features returning champion Dan Shak, Antonio Esfandiari, Vanessa Selbst, Jonathan Duhamel, and others.

Doyle Brunson Bets on Himself in $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship; Players Weigh In

Doyle Brunson has major side action on himself in the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship. We spoke to some players about the bets.

2013 World Series of Poker Day 25: Naydenov and Moore Capture Gold

On Day 25 of the 2013 World Series of Poker, Simeon Naydenov and Michael Moore captured gold bracelets.

World Series of Bracelet Bets: Mercier, Rast and Esfandiari Discuss Side Action at WSOP

Jason Mercier discusses some of his bracelet bets for the 2013 World Series of Poker.

WSOP What To Watch For: Sands, Marchese Eye First WSOP Bracelet; Phelps Survives Again

Chad Holloway David Sands, Tom Marchese and Michael Phelps are the focus of this edition of the PokerNews WSOP What To Watch For.

Michael Phelps, Antonio Esfandiari and Others Express Thoughts About the 2013 WSOP

Players weigh in on what their goals and expectations are for the summer and if they think the overall turnout would stand par to previous years.

2013 World Poker Tour Championship Day 2: Linster Leads and Shak in Second; Ivey Falls

Season XI World Poker Tour winner Mike Linster leads after Day 2 of the WPT World Championship.

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 Weekly Turbo: Harry Reid's Online Poker Efforts Expire, Maria Ho's New Job, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the expiration of Harry Reid's online poker bill during the lame-duck session, Maria Ho's new job as a television commentator, and more.