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Global Poker Index: Holz Continues Hold on Top Spots; November Niners Move Up

Fedor Holz remains the top-ranked tournament player in the world for a sixth-straight week, according to the Global Poker Index.

2016 WSOP Attracts 107,833 Total Entries, Breaks Several Records

The 2016 World Series of Poker attracted a lifetime best 107,833 entries, plus set several other records.

2016 WSOP POY: Jason Mercier Clinches Player of the Year, Paul Volpe 2nd

Jason Mercier has clinched 2016 WSOP Player of the Year honors; Paul Volpe is in second after his deep Main Event run ended in 29th place.

James Obst, Cliff Josephy Remain in Hunt with 27 Left in 2016 WSOP Main Event

Just 27 players are left in the 2016 WSOP Main Event, and James Obst and Cliff Josephy are among the leaders.

Global Poker Index: More for Fedor; Holz Extends Leads After High Roller for One Drop Win

Make it five weeks atop both the Global Poker Index overall rankings and the 2016 GPI POY leaderboard for High Roller for One Drop winner Fedor Holz.

2016 WSOP POY: Jason Mercier Holding Off Challengers Before Final Events

Jason Mercier still leads 2016 World Series of Poker Player of the Year race with a few events left to go; Volpe, Glaser, Bonomo, & Mizrachi brothers trail.

German Superstar Fedor Holz Is Crushing, But Says It's His Last Full WSOP

Fedor Holz is crushing the summer of 2016, but he says this will be his last full World Series of Poker.

Jason Mercier Proposes To Natasha Barbour at World Series of Poker Final Table

Five-time gold bracelet winner Jason Mercier proposed to his girlfriend Natasha Barbour at a 2016 WSOP final table.

Cashes Record Falls, Asterisks Rise at the 2016 WSOP as Times Change

The record for the most cashes in a single World Series of Poker is falling almost daily now down the home stretch of the 2016 WSOP. But the new records being set may come with a bit of an asterisk.

YouStake Performance of the Week: Brandon Shack-Harris Back in the WSOP Spotlight

Brandon Shack-Harris returned to WSOP glory and was named this week's YouStake Performance of the Week.

Global Poker Index: Holding Pattern for Holz, Still Leads POY and Overall

Fedor Holz tops both Global Poker Index overall rankings and the 2016 Player of the Year race for the fourth week in a row; Jason Mercier second in both.

Five Players to Watch in the $111,111 One Drop High Roller

The biggest buy-in event of the 2016 World Series of Poker will kick off on Friday and PokerNews has of preview four players worth watching.

2016 WSOP POY: Jason Mercier Carries Huge Lead Into Series Home Stretch

With 10 cashes and two bracelets, Jason Mercier has opened an enormous lead in the 2016 World Series of Poker Player of the Year race.

Summer of Prop Bets: Allen Kessler Organizing $1,000 Last Longers

Allen Kessler has been organizing $1,000 last longer pools for a number of $10K events at the WSOP.

Global Poker Index: Holz Ahead in Overall Rankings, POY; Mercier and Mateos on the Move

Fedor Holz leads both the overall rankings and the 2016 GPI Player of the Year race again, while Jason Mercier & Adrian Mateos are among the upward movers.

2016 WSOP Day 29: Hennigan Wins Fourth Bracelet, and Mercier Stacking in Another $10K

Day 29 of the WSOP was a bracelet-filled one as three were earned, while two other tournaments are near the end.

2016 WSOP POY: Jason Mercier Extends Lead, 500+ Pts. Ahead of Martin Kozlov in 2nd

The summer of Mercier continues, as Jason Mercier's eight cashes, four final tables, and two wins put him way in front in the 2016 WSOP POY race.

YouStake Performance of the Week: Benny Glaser Wins Two in One Week

After winning two bracelets in one week, Benny Glaser is this week's YouStake Performance of the Week.

Five Thoughts: Mercier, Selbst, and the Wild World of WSOP Bracelet Bets

In this week's Five Thoughts, there are two side to every story, specifically the Vanessa Selbst and Jason Mercier bracelet bet story.

2016 WSOP Day 23: Belgian Gathy Wins Third Bracelet, Awad Grabs Redemption

On Day 23 of the 2016 World Series of Poker, Michael Gathy and Hani Awad won gold bracelets.

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