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Loren Klein Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

Card Player’s 2017 WSOP coverage is sponsored by BetOnline Poker. Loren Klein has put together quite the resume in events involving pot-limit Omaha at the World Series of Poker. Back in 2010, he placed second in a $2,500 pot-limit Omaha tournament. In 2016 he won the $1,500 mixed no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha event for his first bracelet and $241,427. Then just a few days later he placed second in the $10,000 pot-limit Omaha championship event for the largest tournament score of his career: $552,713. Klein is back at it again in 2017. His latest conquest saw him outlast a field of 870 players to...

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Las Vegas Poker Pro Showcases Life Playing Lower Stakes Through Popular YouTube Vlog

Las Vegas poker pro Andrew Neeme has been video blogging (vlogging) on YouTube for about eight months now, and in that time he has established himself as one of the best channels to subscribe to if you have an interest in the game of poker. Neeme has accumulated more than 60,000 subscribers in that time frame, thanks to nearly 70 episodes capturing what it’s like to be a low to mid-stakes player in Sin City. He also takes some trips across the U.S. to play in other poker rooms. Neeme’s videos contain a mix of big picture ideas about making it as a...

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ERNEST BOHN TRIUMPHS IN $1,500 SEVEN-CARD STUD HI-LO EVENT #40

LAS VEGAS (22 June 2017) – Ernest “Ernie” Bohn has defeated William Kohler to win the title in Event #40 of the 2017 World Series of Poker, $1,500 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better. The win, worth $173,228, wasn’t just Bohn’s first WSOP gold bracelet and event cash, it was the culmination of only his fourth-ever WSOP tournament. However, for Bohn, 68, from Whiting, New Jersey, it’s far from his first exposure to competitive glory. Bohn is a retired harness-racing owner and driver, and he’s also the uncle of professional bowling Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III. Bohn defeated...

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Thomas Reynolds Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $1,000 Buy-In No-Limit Hold’em Event

The 2017 World Series of Poker has produced yet another massive field, this time drawing 2,020 runners in the $1,000 no-limit hold’em event. But despite a final table that included poker pros Chad Eveslage (8th), Michael Gathy (5th) and Eric Blair (4th), it was 62-year-old accountant Thomas Reynolds who came out on top, earning his first career bracelet and the $292,880 first-place prize. Reynolds, who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, had never cashed at the WSOP before winning his title, although he did manage two small WSOP Circuit cashes at Harrah’s Cherokee in his home state. “It feels kind of unreal to tell you the truth,”...

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Poker Player On Pace To Challenge WSOP Cashes Record Despite Only 3 Prior To This Summer

With eight cashes at the 2017 World Series of Poker through Tuesday, which was slightly under the halfway mark for the series, Aron Dermer quickly established himself as one of the players to watch this summer. Dermer, who hails from Miami Beach, only had three WSOP cashes lifetime prior to this summer. He has gone deep in the Colossus, and nearly made final tables in the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Eight-or-Better Championship and the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship. Dermer is a lifelong gambler who recently committed himself to learning tournament poker. He once came out to the WSOP just to cheer on the Mizrachi brothers, who he has known...

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