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Poker News 05-06-2014

Jonathan Dimming emerges victorious in near-8,000 player Millionaire Maker

Jonathan Dimmig came out on top of the second largest field in live poker history yesterday, winning this year’s Millionaire Maker at the World Series of Poker and taking home over $1.3 million. He’s been playing poker semi-professionally for a year and a half, but his previous best results have been in the five-figure range, […]

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Poker News 03-06-2014

Nine remaining in record-setting Millionaire Maker

The Millionaire Maker is rapidly becoming one of the best-known events at the World Series of Poker, alongside the Main Event and the Big One for One Drop. It is, in a sense, the opposite of the One Drop, featuring a relatively low (by WSOP standards) buy-in of $1500 and a guarantee of at least […]

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Poker News 03-06-2014

Uncovering the mysterious Jason Mo

You may not have heard of Jason Mo before his second-place finish to Vanessa Selbst in World Series of Poker Event #2 on Friday, but he’s familiar to those with insider knowledge of the online poker world. It was even said by some that he would likely hold a skill edge over her in the […]

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Poker News 01-06-2014

Vanessa Selbst wins third bracelet, surpasses $10 mil in career winnings

Vanessa Selbst has won the $25,000 Mixed-Max No Limit Hold’em event at the World Series of Poker to give her the third gold bracelet of her career. This puts her in a tie with Barbara Enright for the record of most WSOP wins for a woman, while the $871,148 in prize money brings her lifetime […]

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Poker News 01-06-2014

Dominick Nitsche first European to win WSOPC National Championship

German pro Domink Nitsche has won the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) National Championship, taking home $352,800 for his troubles and breaking the ice for Europeans in this event. This is an important score for Nitsche, though by no means his biggest; at the 2012 WSOP, he won Event 59 for $654,797 and his […]

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Poker News 31-05-2014

Vanessa Selbst vs. Jason Mo, who you got for the WSOP Bracelet?

Only two players remain in the WSOP Event #2, $25,000 Mixed-Max No Limit Hold’em: Vanessa Selbst and Jason Mo. Yesterday’s action saw 16 players play down to four, whereupon they were randomly paired up and played semi-final heads up matches to determine who would advance to the final day and play for the bracelet and […]

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Poker News 31-05-2014

Poker entrepreneur Antanas “Tony G” Guoga wins seat in European Parliament

A great many people are concerned by the results of the recent European Parliamentary elections for a variety of reasons, but poker players throughout Europe have at least one bit of good news amidst it all. Antanas Guoga, better known to the poker community as “Tony G,” has won his bid for a seat in […]

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Poker News 29-05-2014

Reports of in-room thefts at the Rio during WSOP

The World Series of Poker is barely underway and already has its first scandal. Two separate players attending the WSOP at the Rio in Las Vegas have taken to Twitter today to report valuables stolen from their rooms. Manh Nguyen (@MunMunny) claims that he discovered late last night that unspecified “large sums” of money had […]

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Poker News 29-05-2014

2014 WSOP Day 1 Recap: $25k Mix-Max and Casino Employee

The World Series of Poker kicked off yesterday, and Day 1 of the first two events – Casino Employees NLHE and Mixed Max NLHE – are in the books. Vanessa Selbst came out the chip leader in Event #2, with 562,800 chips, which is a little over four times the average. Brian Rast is hot […]

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Poker News 29-05-2014

JC Tran and Vanessa Selbst set to collide in $25k Mix-Max at 2014 WSOP

WSOP Event #2, $25,000 Mixed-Max No Limit Hold’em is proving to be an event to watch. As you’d expect from the buy-in – the third highest of the series – the field has been star-studded and the action intense. A number of big names have fallen in the run-up to the money, with Phil Ivey, […]

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