Cookies on the PokerNews Website

We use cookies to support interactive features like login and voting. Also, we allow trusted media partners to analyze site usage. Keep cookies enabled to enjoy the full site experience. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review our cookies information for more details.

Continue using cookies

Tag: Johnny Chan

Five Thoughts: The Argument in Favor of Super High Rollers and an Aussie Millions Wrap

Five Thoughts takes a look at the positives of super high roller poker tournaments and recaps the 2014 Aussie Millions.

Five Thoughts: Reentry Events, Rakeback Issues, Riess on Gameday, and More

Five Thoughts examines the sustainability of reentry poker tournaments, the rakeback drama, Riess' appearance on College Gameday, and more.

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.

2013 APPT Macau Asia Championship of Poker Day 1a: Keith Ferrera Leads

Keith Ferrera leads 2013 APPT Macau Asia Championship of Poker as 77 players advance from Day 1a. Johnny Chan & Kenny Wong falls.

2013 WSOP Europe Day 8: Roger Hairabedian Defeats Erik Seidel Heads Up in Event #5

Roger Hairabedian defeats Erik Seidel heads up in Event #5 of the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe, becoming the first French player to win two bracelets and the first player to win two WSOPE bracelets.

2013 WSOP Europe: Phil Hellmuth Earns Historic 100th WSOP Cash

Phil Hellmuth earns his historic 100th cash at the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe.

2013 PokerStars.Net APPT Macau Asia Championship of Poker Preview

The second annual Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP) is scheduled to kick off in a few days in Macau at PokerStars LIVE at the City of Dreams.

World Poker Tour Returns to Mainland China in November

The World Poker Tour will return to Mainland China for the 2013 WPT® National China Tournament.

Five Thoughts: Bredin Overcomes the Odds, Perkins Tweets, Ivey Acts Goofy, and More

In this week's Five Thoughts we discuss Jonno Bredin's incredible win, Bill Perkins' tweet, Phil Ivey's Vine, and much more.

A Year-by-Year Look at Greg Merson's WSOP Main Event Runs

Last year's WSOP Main Event champ, Greg Merson, is making another deep run in 2013 and is among the remaining 239 players.

2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Greg Merson

In 2012, Greg Merson won the World Series of Poker Main Event and Player of the Year, and PokerNews looks back on all that he's been through over the past year and a half.

Analyzing the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship List

Analyzing the list of entrants for the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship.

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.

2012 APPT Macau: Asia Championship of Poker Day 1: Yue Hin Lam Leads

After Day 1 of the 2012 APPT Macau: Asia Championship of Poker Main Event, Yue Hin Lam leads the way.

PokerNews Weekly: Big Winners, 25 Men Indicted, Johnny Chan's Reality Show, and More

The top poker news stories of the week.

Five Thoughts: All Hail King Dan Smith, Howard Lederer Plays Festa al Lago, and More

"King" Dan Smith won the Sunday Million this weekend. Find out how he received more than first-place money and more in this edition of Five Thoughts.

The WSOP on ESPN: Johnny Chan & the Lon McEachern Memorial Hand

What happened on Tuesday night's episodes of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event? Find out in our all-inclusive recap.

The WSOP on ESPN: Bursting the Bubble on Day 4 of the Main Event

What happened on Tuesday night's episode of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event?

Where Are They Now: Don Zewin, the Man Who Finished Third to Hellmuth & Chan in 1989

Back in 1989, Don Zewin finished third to Phil Hellmuth & Johnny Chan in the WSOP Main Event. This year, Zewin finished runner-up as Hellmuth captured bracelet twelve.

2012 World Series of Poker Day 48: Paul Volpe Crushes Day 4 of the Main Event

The money bubble was finally broken friday and only 282 players remain. Leading the way after day 4 is Paul Volpe with 2.750 million chips.