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Tag: WSOP

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: A November Nine Reunion

As play marched on during Day 6 of the World Series of Poker Main Event, the gang at ESPN had to be slapping high-fives as a dream lineup materialized at the featured table. Two former Main Event winners including the defending champion. A double...

The Nightly Turbo: Antonius vs Vos, Ruling in South Carolina Poker Case, and More

Welcome back to The Nightly Turbo. We look for the day's top stories, so you don't have to.

The World Series of Poker November Nine: James Akenhead

Although he may not be a household name Stateside just yet, fans in the United Kingdom pumped a triumphant fist in the air at the news that James Akenhead had navigated his way to the WSOP Main Event Final Table. The 26 year old had widely been...

ESPN Coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event Returns Tuesday

Poker returns to the small screen Tuesday when ESPN gives viewers another highly anticipated episode of the World Series Main Event. Plenty of big name players are left as the field narrows to 100. Big-name players ready for the first hour include...

The Weekly Turbo: FullFlush Banned, Naked Poker Players, and More

The work week can get overwhelming, and not everyone has the time to dive headfirst into the poker world's top stories every day. Weekend warriors rejoice! You've just flopped the nuts because the Nightly Turbo is introducing a special weekly edition.

The Nightly Turbo: Piece of Ivey, What Negreanu Thinks of Ultimate Bet, and More

It's that time again. Your tournaments just went on one of those synchronized breaks and you have five minutes to get your fill of the news. Good thing we're on top of things and rounded up the news for you.

The Nightly Turbo: Poker Robbery in Oklahoma, durrrr Challenge, and Which Poker Couple is No Longer a Couple

We're back at it. Scouring the web in search of worthy stories to entertain you with. Today is no exception. Here are the day's top poker stories all in one place.

The World Series of Poker November Nine: Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey is a living legend; no doubt about it. Arguably the best all-around player in the world, Ivey has a chance to add to his credits when he returns to the felt in November for the World Series of Poker Main Event final table. He is the most...

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: Prahlad Friedman Returns to Rapping, Peter Eastgate and Joe Hachem Chase Down History

Day 5 of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event saw 230 players return to the fray including three women, two brothers, and the defending champion. Peter Eastgate, however, wasn’t the only world champ left in the field, with 2005 winner Joe...

The Nightly Turbo: Ivey Speaks, Play Poker for College Tuition, and More

You should be playing poker, not searching for news. That's why we're here. If it's going on in poker, we'll probably be telling you about it.

PokerStars European Poker Tour London Day 4: Aaron Gustavson Takes a Commanding Chip Lead

Three tables of eight players returned for Day 4 of the PokerStars European Poker Tour London Main Event including WSOP champion Peter Eastgate and former WSOPE champion Annette Obrestad; however, it was Aaron Gustavson who finished as chip leader...

The World Series of Poker Returns to ESPN Tonight

ESPN's World Series of Poker coverage continues this week as the field continues to dwindle to the final nine players. With more than 96% of the 6,494 starting players gone, the action focuses on the remaining 230 including the always tough Joe...

PokerNews Op/Ed: The WSOP and WSOPE Main Events – Same Bracelet, Different Weight?

Two years ago this week, I sat ten feet from Annette Obrestad as she won the inaugural World Series of Poker-Europe Main Event. Though she was already a legend online, Obrestad's victory was her coming-out party and in the weeks and months that...

World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Day 5: Barry Shulman Knocks-Out Daniel Negreanu in Epic Fashion

Nine players began the day at noon in the Empire Casino for the conclusion of the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, but unfortunately only one could walk away as the WSOPE Main Event Champion. Seventeen hours after play began, it ended in a...

World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Day 4: Final Table Set, Jason Mercier Leads the Way

When play started this past weekend, 334 hopefuls bought in to the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event with dreams of putting the coveted WSOP E Main Event bracelet on their wrist. Today, only 36 remained, all hoping to secure their spot at the...

The Nightly Turbo: Pitbull Poker Closes Down, Laliberté Blasts Off and Brunson Has had it With Hellmuth

Looking to get your fill of poker news for the day? Well you've come to the right place. We have our finger on the pulse of all things poker and we're bringing it to you nicely packaged so you can get your news and get back to your game...

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: ElkY, Shulman, and the Bilzerian Brothers Take Center Stage

Four former world champions still remained in the 400-strong field that returned to play Day 4 of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. Dan Harrington, Bobby Baldwin, Peter Eastgate and Joe Hachem remained in the hunt for a second shot at...

World Series of Poker Europe Main Event Day 3: Hawrilenko Leads Final 36

The World Series of Poker-Europe Main Event reached the money Tuesday night, each of the 36 remaining players guaranteed at least £21,142 for their efforts. Though the original plan was to play down to 27, WSOP Tournament Director Jack Effel made...

The Nightly Turbo: Lady Gaga's Poker Face, WPT App, and Gabe Kaplan's New Sidekick?

While this may not be the only place to get your poker news for the day, it is the best place. We're glad your back for another edition of The Nightly Turbo and we hope with all the time we've saved you the last couple of months, you've worked on...

Tuesday is Poker Night With the World Series of Poker and Inside Deal on ESPN

Tuesday once again sees the return of ESPN’s poker coverage as the network continues its broadcast of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. Having made the money, returning players will be looking to take their shot at becoming a member of...

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