Tag: WSOP

Oldest Rounder in the Field, William Wachter, Still Grinding in Main Event at 94

At 94-years-old, William Wachter is by far and away the oldest player to register for the 2015 WSOP Main Event and is still in the thick of it on Day 2.

Where Are They Now: 2004 Poker Boom Breakout Gabriel Thaler

Whatever happened to Gabriel Thaler, who sprung to prominence at the 2004 World Series of Poker? We decided to find out.

Comparing the 2015 WSOP Main Event Payouts To Recent Years

PokerNews compares the payouts for the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event to those of past years.

WSOP Day 42: Main Event Winner to Earn $7.68 Million; Jacobson's Defense Ends

Day 42 of the 2015 WSOP saw the final Day 1 flight of the Main Event draw a staggering 3,963 players, the largest Main Event flight in WSOP history.

Hellmuth Versus Ivey: "The Toughest Table at the Whole World Series"

A sea of unrecognizable faces makes up most of the Main Event, but two legends of the game got seated together on Day 1c in the Pavilion.

Does Bagging the Chip Lead on Day 1 of the WSOP Main Event Translate Into Success?

Does bagging the chip lead on Day 1 of the Main Event actually translate into success? For Martin Jacobson, Joe Cada, and Ben Lamb, the answer is yes.

Bill Thomas Pauses Whiskey Hunt to Fire Main Event

Bill Thomas owns the largest whiskey selection in the Western Hemisphere, but he is on a two-week break from the whiskey hunting life to play at the WSOP.

WSOP Day 41: Main Event Keeps Going Despite Roof Leak; "Lucky 7s" Event Ends

Day 41 of the 2015 WSOP saw the final bracelet of the summer awarded and Day 1b of the Main Event get off and running, leaving just one flight remaining.

Kevin “Phwap” Boudreau to Play the WSOP Main Event and Star in Video Documentary

The 2015 World Series of Poker are going to celebrate one of the most emotional comebacks in poker's history, as Kevin "Phwap" Boudreau is joining the field of this year's Main Event.

New Jersey Online Grinder Connor Berkowitz Wins Lucky 7s No-Limit Hold'em for $487,784

The first ever Lucky 7s event at the WSOP was won by Connor Berkowitz, who grinds out a living playing online tournaments in New Jersey.

Case Closed: Anthony Spinella Wins First-Ever WSOP.com Online Bracelet Event

Former online tournament star Anthony Spinella won his first bracelet by taking down the first-ever WOP.com online bracelet event for $197,743.

German Superstars Turn to Fans as Paul Hofer Wins Little One for ONE DROP

German amateur Paul Hofer took down The Little One for One Drop in front of a host of his countrymen, including some of the game's high-rolling stars.

Scotty Nguyen Talks Motivation and Legacy

Scotty Nguyen has had one of the most decorated careers in poker history. But the legacy he wants to leave behind has nothing to do with bracelets or money.

Bernard Lee Joins Chris Moneymaker & Greg Raymer as Blue Shark Optics Team Pro

Poker pro and media personality Bernard Lee has signed on as a Blue Shark Optics Team Pro, joining the likes of Chris Moneymaker and Greg Raymer.

WSOP Day 37: Online Battle Begins, Lindop Wins, and Elezra Taming the H.O.R.S.E.

With the noon tournament being replaced by the first ever online bracelet event over on WSOP.com, Day 37 of the 2015 World Series of Poker was a rather quiet one at the Rio. However, one bracelet was handed out, four others got closer to doing the...

WSOP Day 36: Zinno's Magic Continues, Gold's End, and Nakai Wins Japan's Second Bracelet

Day 36 of the 2015 World Series of Poker saw World Poker Tour Season XIII Player of the Year Anthony Zinno win his first WSOP bracelet in his fifth final table of the summer, Takahiro Nakai win Japan's second ever, and 2006 Main Event champ Jamie...

Anthony Zinno Caps Incredible Year with $25,000 PLO Bracelet Win

Anthony Zinno put an exclamation point on a fantastic summer and incredible year winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet in the 2015 WSOP Event #60: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha Wednesday.

LAST CHANCE: Win a WSOP Main Event Seat for Only $27 at DraftKings!

Win your way to the 2015 WSOP Main Event with DraftKings for just $27.

GPI WSOP Player of the Year: Mike Gorodinsky Takes the Lead as the Main Event Looms

Through 57 completed events at 2015 World Series of Poker, Mike Gorodinsky has taken the lead in the 2015 Global Poker Index WSOP Player of the Year race.

Hellmuth's Quest for 15th Bracelet Falls Short Again with 6th in One Drop High Roller

Phil Hellmuth finished sixth in the 2015 WSOP $111,111 High Roller for ONE DROP and came up short in his quest for his 15th gold bracelet once again.

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