Author: jeremy

World Series Of Poker Main Event Reaches Final Table

After seven days of play, much of it high pressure, the final table of the 2017 World Series of Poker main event has been set. There is no November Nine this year, as the finalists will resume later this week to crown the winner. The $10,000 buy-in tournament was paused in the early morning hours on Tuesday when just nine were left. They will return on Thursday to compete for the $8.15 million top prize, the richest in the tournament poker world. Everyone who made the final table will make at least a million dollars for playing poker for a week...

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888 Rides Again w/ Maria Ho, Mercier, Tsoukernik on Board

In his first few spins as a substitute Uber drivehe enjoyed the company of Doug Polk, Kara Scott and Justin Bonomo. This time around he gets finger-fed by Maria Ho, assists Natasha Mercier in giving birth and meets Leon Tsoukernik‘s toddlers. Never a dull moment in the 888poker Ride. Maria Ho Craves Chicken Fingers Tuchman meets Maria at the beginning of a Main Event dinner break and offers to take her wherever she wants for some nibbles. Turns out Maria’s secret pleasure is chicken fingers. On a more serious note Maria reflects on how the game has become way too serious and that it’s not the point of...

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Daily 3-Bet: Flush Phamtasia, Ferguson POY, Fedor Unending

The PokerListings Daily 3-Bet is a deep breath, a textbook crow pose and a quieted mind primed for afternoon poker news success. Got a hot tip for a future 3-Bet? Tell us where to find it in the comments below. Today in the 3-Bet we find Christian Pham on a straight flush bender, Chris Ferguson atop the POY standings and Fedor Holz fedoring unabated. 1) River Miracles are Phamtastic Is Minnesotan Christian Pham the luckiest man in poker? Back in 2015 Pham infamously won his first WSOP bracelet in a 2-7 event which he mistakenly registered for thinking it was a standard $1,500...

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Adrian Moreno Wins 2017 World Series of Poker $1,111 Little One For One Drop

Winning a World Series of Poker gold bracelet can be an emotional experience. Sometimes that emotion is pure joy or relief, but when Adrian Moreno emerged victorious in the $1,111 buy-inLittle One For One Drop no-limit hold’em event the tears he cried were also tinged with sorrow for a close friend who recently passed. “I had a rough week; I was playing [earlier in the series]; i ran so deep in the Monster Stack and the Crazy Eights, top 20’s and that, and I had one of my good friends pass away ten days ago so I had to fly home for a day. I come...

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Dressed As Superman, Jonathan Dwek Tries To Have Fun Deep In World Series Of Poker Main Event

It’s no secret that poker can be a very enjoyable experience and keeping it that way is vital for its continued popularity. However, one of the men who was still alive in the 2017 WSOP main event late on day 6 on Sunday wanted to go the extra mile to make the game as fun as possible despite millions of dollars in prize money being on the line. Jonathan Dwek, a 35-year-old business executive from Toronto, decided that he couldn’t ditch his Superman costume, which he had worn earlier in the event. For him it wasn’t about any superstition, but simply...

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