Jon SofenSenior Editor U.S.
Jon Sofen, Senior Editor U.S. for PokerNews, is a proud Midwesterner who moved to Las Vegas in 2012. He has over six years of experience covering a beat in the poker industry, and began playing poker in 2003 after seeing Chris Moneymaker take down the WSOP Main Event, much like millions of others. The Des Moines, Iowa native covers breaking news, major tournaments, and drama/controversies surrounding the poker world.
Outside of poker, Jon is a sports enthusiast who passionately supports the Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Royals, and Kansas City Chiefs.