Tag: Carlos Mortensen

Five Thoughts: Hall of Fame Talk, WSOP Clears Coca, and Busquet vs. Alvarado in MMA

In this edition of Five Thoughts, author Mo Nuwwarah talks the Poker Hall of Fame, the WSOP clearing Valeriu Coca, and the fight between Olivier Busquet and JC Alvarado.

Jen Harman and John Juanda Selected as Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Jen Harman and John Juanda have been selected as inductees into the Poker Hall of Fame, Class of 2015.

Five Thoughts: PCA Buy-In Cut in Half, Chopping in Oklahoma, and Poker as a Sport

In this edition of Five Thoughts, Mo Nuwwarah discusses the PCA buy-in drop, a big chop at WinStar, and poker as a sport.

Devilfish, Juanda and Pescatori Among Ten 2015 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists

After public nominations and vetting by the PHOF Governing Council, the finalist for the Poker Hall of Fame in 2015 has been announced.

2015 WSOP Day 43: Champs Fall and Amar Anand Grabs Lead On Day 2ab of the Main Event

The first of two Day 2's in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main played down to just 650 players with Silicon Valley's Amar Anand grabbing the chip lead.

Charity Series of Poker Event Set For July 5 at Planet Hollywood

New Jersey Poker Pro Matt Stout will be hosting the second annual Las Vegas Charity Series of Poker event benefiting Three Square at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m.

2015 WSOP Day 29: $50K PPC Final Table Set; Hellmuth Hunts Bracelet No. 15

The 29th day of the 2015 World Series of Poker saw the $50,000 Poker Players' Championship final table set, a in winner crowned in the new Extended Play event, Phil Hellmuth starting a run at his 15th WSOP bracelet and more.

2015 WSOP Day 3: Wang Defeats Kenney for Gold; Colossus Kicks Off

Day 3 of the 2015 World Series of Poker saw the Colossus kick off and Michael Wang defeat Bryn Kenney heads up to win gold.

My First WSOP: Carlos Mortensen Goes Big Score Hunting

2001 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Carlos Mortensen talks about his first WSOP and how the game has changed since.

2015 WSOP Day 2: Barnette Takes First Bracelet; Merson Third in Final 20 of Event #2

Day 2 of the World Series of Poker is in the books, and it was one that saw the first bracelet of the year awarded to Brandon Barnette.

2015 WSOP Day 1: The Festivities Kick Off!

The 2015 World Series of Poker began Wednesday with two events, the $565 Casino Employees' No-Limit Hold'em and the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.

Where Are They Now: Stan Schrier Reflects on Historic 2001 WSOP Final Table

In 2001, Stan Schrier finished third in WSOP Main Event. That final table included Phil Hellmuth, Mike Matusow, Phil Gordon, Carlos Motensen & Dewey Tomko.

Five Thoughts: Conniff Ships WPT World Championship, Seidel Ships $2M in Monaco and More

Five Thoughts examines Asher Conniff's big win, Erik Seidel's legacy, and more.

Global Poker Index: Urbanovich, Seiver on Top; Kanit Joins Top 10; Mortensen Back in GPI

Dzmitry Urbanovich (POY) and Scott Seiver (overall) lead GPI rankings, while Mustapha Kanit cracks the top 10 and Carlos Mortensen is back in the Top 300.

Asher Conniff Parlays $1,600 Investment to Win WPT World Championship for $937,683

Asher Conniff wins the Season XIII WPT World Championship for $937,683, a Hublot Oceanographic 4000 Watch, and Monster 24K Headphones.

Five Thoughts: Zinno's Third WPT Title, The American Poker Awards, a $500K, and More

Anthony Zinno wins a third World Poker Tour title, the American Poker Awards go off with a bang, and there will be a $500,000 event at ARIA this summer.

Anthony Zinno Goes Back-To-Back for Third WPT Title By Winning L.A. Poker Classic

Anthony Zinno goes back-to-back and wins 2015 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic Main Event for third WPT title.

WPT World Championship Ditches Reentry Format and Will Be Played as a Freezeout

The World Poker Tour World Championship will be played as a freezeout event this year, and not utilize reentry format.

Five Thoughts: Bad Actors, Zinno Wins Again, Fish Defends His Turf, and More

Bad actors are no longer bad and Zinno wins another World Poker Tour title in this week's Five Thoughts.

Leo Margets Predicts WSOP Main Event Final Table and Comments On Andoni Larrabe

Team PokerStars Pro shares hew views on the upcoming WSOP 2014 Main Event final table and Andoni Larrabe's chances to be the next champion.