World Series of Poker (123 Articles)



Daniel Negreanu: I'll Definitely Be Voting For Carlos Mortensen To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

There is one player that Daniel Negreanu will certainly be voting for when it comes to induction into the Poker Hall of Fame, and that is Carlos Mortensen.

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6,737 Entrants For 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event

There were a total of 6,737 entrants for this year's World Series of Poker main event, which is the fifth largest turnout of all time.

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Daniel Negreanu Speaks Out on Chris Ferguson's Appearance at the World Series of Poker

Daniel Negreanu has spoken out on the Chris Ferguson situation at the World Series of Poker.

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Poker World Impatiently Awaiting the Release of WSOP Schedule

The poker world is currently awaiting the release of the World Series of Poker 2016 schedule, which is expected to see the light of day later this week.

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Daniel Negreanu Finishes In 11th Place of World Series of Poker Main Event For Second Time in His Career

Daniel Negreanu, for the second time in his illustrious career, has finished in 11th place in the World Series of Poker main event.

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2015 World Series of Poker To Feature Online Bracelet Event

This year's World Series of Poker will feature the first ever online bracelet event - what do you think of this development?

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"The Colossus" Coming To World Series of Poker in 2015

The World Series of Poker revealed earlier today that a new event - the Colossus - is coming in 2015.

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Daniel Negreanu: I Sold 13% of Myself in BIG ONE For ONE DROP To General Public

Daniel Negreanu recently revealed that he had sold 13% of himself to the general public for the BIG ONE For ONE DROP.

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Hedge Fund Manager David Einhorn First To Fall in BIG ONE For ONE DROP

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn was the first player to be eliminated from the BIG ONE For ONE DROP tournament.

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Brandon Cantu's Got The Poker World Going Nuts at the World Series of Poker

Brandon Cantu has been in the middle of three different altercations at the World Series of Poker and the series is only just half over.

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Ivey/Negreanu Bracelet Update: No Gold Yet

The Ivey/Negreanu bracelet bet is still ongoing as neither player has won a World Series of Poker bracelet as of yet.

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Phil Hellmuth Looking To Raise Money For BIG ONE For ONE DROP Event

Phil Hellmuth has taken to Twitter to look for financing for the upcoming BIG ONE for ONE DROP event at the World Series of Poker.

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Tournament Players Rage Over Mike Matusow Penalty

Mike Matusow was awarded a one round penalty for excess celebration during a recent WSOP event and many of his peers were extremely unhappy with the ruling.

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"Millionaire Maker" Draws 7,977 Total Entries

This year's Millionaire Maker at the World Series of Poker drew a total of 7,977 entries, making it the second largest field in the history of live poker.

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Phil Ivey/Daniel Negreanu Bracelet Bet Update: No Bracelets Through First Seven Events

Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu haven't won a bracelet as of yet, but they still have plenty of time to take one down to win their bracelet bet.

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Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Stuck in France For Majority of World Series of Poker

Bertrand Grospellier, aka ElkY, is likely going to be stuck in France for the majority of the World Series of Poker due to passport issues.

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ONE DROP Raises $1.3 Million During 2013 WSOP

According to the World Series of Poker, the ONE DROP charity raised over $1.3 million during the 2013 World Series of Poker.

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World Series of Poker Main Event First Place Payouts, Adjusted For Inflation

A look at the historical first place payouts over the history of the World Series of Poker main event, adjusted for inflation.

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Doyle Brunson Cashes In His Eighth World Series of Poker Main Event

Doyle Brunson has now cashed in eight World Series of Poker main events over a span of five decades.

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4,407 Players Turn Out For WSOP Seniors Event

Over 4,000 players turned out for the World Series of Poker Seniors event, which is a new record.

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2013 WSOP Europe To Be Held in Paris

The World Series of Poker Europe is on the move again, this time to Paris, France.

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10 Finalists Named For 2012 Poker Hall of Fame

The 10 finalists for induction into the 2012 Poker Hall of Fame have been announced - the list includes John Juanda and Jennifer Harman-Traniello.

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Jonathan Duhamel To Receive Replacement WSOP Main Event Bracelet on Monday

2010 World Series of Poker main event champion Jonathan Duhamel to receive his replacement WSOP main event bracelet on Monday.

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Jonathan Duhamel's World Series of Poker Bracelet Recovered

Jonathan Duhamel's World Series of Poker bracelet was reportedly recovered by a street sweeper in Montreal.

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Final World Series of Poker Main Event Betting Odds

Final World Series of Poker Betting Odds - who will win poker's biggest tournament in 2011?

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Patrik Antonius Falls Short in WSOPE Main Event

Patrik Antonius fell short in his bid to win his first WSOP bracelet at the World Series of Poker Europe earlier today.

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Complete WSOP Main Event Final Table To Be Broadcast "Live"

ESPN announced earlier today that the entire WSOP main event final table will be broadcast nearly live.

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WSOPE Main Event Smashes Previous Attendance Record

The turnout for the WSOPE main event was the largest on record, as 593 players turned out for the big event.

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Jonathan Epstein Making Deep Run in $1k Ladies Event

A man, Jonathan Epstein, has made a very deep run in the 1k Ladies event at the World Series of Poker.

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Phil Hellmuth Making Another Run at Bracelet #12

Phil Hellmuth will be looking to win his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet in an event that gets underway later today.

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News from Twitter: Erica Schoenberg Pregnant, WSOP Numbers Still Strong

Erica Schoenberg is pregnant, and WSOP numbers are still strong in this look at recent Twitter news.

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2011 WSOP Turnout - So Far, So Good

A look at the turnout for the 2011 World Series of Poker so far - how have things been affected by Black Friday?

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Bodog Sets The Line on WSOP Main Event Attendance

Bodog has set the line on 2011 World Series of Poker main event attendance at 5,250 players.

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Phil Hellmuth: "Ivey Won't Pass Me In Five Years"

In a recent interview with Jesse May, Phil Hellmuth proclaimed that Phil Ivey will not pass him in the WSOP bracelet chase over the next five years.

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$459 In Added Money?

Thanks to the investing wizardry of the World Series of Poker, eight of the nine players at the November Nine final table split 459 dollars in added money.

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Frank Kassela Has Stranglehold on 2010 WSOP POY Title Race

Frank Kassela is a virtual lock to win the 2010 World Series of Poker POY, thanks to his two cashes and three final table appearances.

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Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis Tops WSOP Main Event Day 1d Leaderboard

Steve Billirakis, also known as MrSmokey1 online, managed to finish Day 1d of the World Series of Poker main event as the tournament chip leader.

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2,314 Players Turn Out For Day 1c of World Series of Poker Main Event

After 2,300 players turned out for Day 1c of the World Series of Poker main event, which means that the total field size will likely end up topping 7,000.

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1,125 Players Turn Out For Day 1a Of World Series of Poker Main Event

1,125 players turned out for Day 1a of the 2010 World Series of Poker main event, slightly topping last year's Day 1a numbers.

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Early Start For Final Day of "Tournament of Champions"

The final day of the WSOP Tournament of Champions will get off to an earlier start than originally scheduled on Sunday.

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Is That Jamie Gold?

Much to everyone's surprise, Jamie Gold has reappeared and is doing extremely well in a $2,500 No Limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker.

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Tournament of Champions Gets Under Way on Sunday Afternoon

The 2010 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions (TOC) will get under way on Sunday afternoon. Names such as Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu will be competing.

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Phil Hellmuth Falls Short in Bid For 12th Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth fell short in his bid to win his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet earlier today after finishing in 7th place in the PLO High-Low 8/b Split event.

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Phil Ivey is Closing In on Phil Hellmuth

Phil Ivey is suddenly very serious about winning World Series of Poker bracelets, and Phil Hellmuth should be very worried about his bracelet record as a result.

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Phil Ivey Falls Short in Quest for His Eighth Bracelet

Phil Ivey was making a serious run for his eighth World Series of Poker bracelet, but ended up falling just a bit short.

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Phil Hellmuth Falls Short, Phil Laak Still Going

Phil Hellmuth fell short in his bid to win his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet, and Phil Laak's World Record attempt continues.

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"The Grinder" Is Doing Well Again, and Phil Laak Reaches The Halfway Point

Michael Mizrachi is leading the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship after Day 1, and the Phil Laak endurance challenge continues.

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Everest Poker Suing the World Series of Poker

Everest Poker has launched a lawsuit against the Harrah's subsidiary that owns the World Series of Poker, claiming breach of contract according to the Las Vegas Sun.

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WSOP Main Event Final Table Ratings Down From Last Year

The ratings for the 2009 WSOP final table broadcast on ESPN are now in, with the ratings actually experiencing a small dip compared to last year.

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Joe Cada vs Darvin Moon Betting Odds

Joe Cada is currently a 1/3 favorite to win the World Series of Poker at Betfair, while Darvin Moon is a 13/5 underdog.

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Phil Ivey 4/1 at Bodog to Win World Series of Poker Main Event

Phil Ivey, despite the fact that he will enter the final table of the World Series of Poker with less than ten million in chips, is currently listed at 4/1 to win at Bodog.com.

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Matt "hoss_tbf" Hawrilenko Leading WSOPE Main Event After Day 3

The 2009 WSOPE main event is down to just 36 players, with names like Daniel Negreanu, Doyle Brunson and Men Nguyen still alive in the event.

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Darvin Moon: Not For Sale

Darvin Moon raised some eyebrows recently when he proclaimed that he was not interested in signing a sponsorship deal after making a deep run at the 2009 WSOP. Stupid move?

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WSOP Day 8 Dinner Break Update

Phil Ivey and Jeff Shulman are still alive in the 2009 World Series of Poker main event. There are currently 14 players remaining in the tournament.

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Ivey, Esfandiari Surge Higher in WSOP Main Event

Phil Ivey and Antonio Esfandiari surged higher on Monday, and will enter Day 7 of the World Series of Poker as two of the tournament chip leaders.

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Six Former World Series of Poker Champions Still Alive in 2009 Main Event

Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson and Bobby Baldwin are amongst the list of the former WSOP champions who are in contention for their second titles.

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World Series of Poker Main Event Field Could Have Had 7,000+ Players

Over 500 players were turned away from the 2009 World Series of Poker main event, meaning that the field size could have been over 7,000 players.

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"Several Hundred" Players Shut Out of World Series of Poker Main Event

Several hundred players, including Patrik Antonius and Brandon Adams, were reportedly shut out of the WSOP main event due to a Day 1d sell-out.

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Still Think That Poker is a Game of Luck?

Does the fact that the 2009 World Series of Poker has four multiple bracelet winners prove that poker is a game of skill?

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Jeff Lisandro Wins For the Third Time at the 2009 World Series of Poker

Jeff Lisandro has done the improbable - he has captured his third World Series of Poker bracelet in 2009, and fourth of all time.

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Sorel "Zangbezan24" Mizzi Narrowly Misses Out on a Bracelet Once Again

Sorel Mizzi missed out on winning his first WSOP bracelet once again, coming agonizingly close to winning in the $5k PLO tournament recently.

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Phil Ivey's $5 Million Dollar Bracelet Bet with Howard Lederer

Phil Ivey and Howard Lederer have reportedly agreed to a five million dollar bracelet bet, payable if Ivey wins two bracelets over the next three years.

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Ville Wahlbeck Takes Lead in WSOP POY Race

Ville Wahlbeck nearly took down his second bracelet of the 2009 World Series of Poker on Friday night. Wahlbeck eventually finished in second place in the 10k Deuce to Seven Draw event.

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Brock "t_soprano" Parker Wins Again

Brock Parker took down his second WSOP bracelet in just four days, moving himself atop the 2009 WSOP POY leaderboard.

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Daniel Negreanu Cashes For Fourth Time at 2009 WSOP

Daniel Negreanu has cashed for the fourth time at the 2009 World Series of Poker, as he has just survived the money bubble in the 10k Omaha Hi/Lo 8/b event.

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Daniel Negreanu In Running For Fifth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Daniel Negreanu will look to win his fifth World Series of Poker bracelet at the 10k Seven Card Stud championship that will finish later today.

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Thang Luu Wins Back-to-Back $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8-or-Better Bracelets

Thang Luu, also known to his friends as Tiger Luu, has managed to do the nearly impossible - win his second bracelet in a row in the same event at the World Series of Poker.

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$1,000 NLHE Event (Event #4) at the World Series of Poker Sells Out

The $1,000 NLHE event at the 2009 World Series of Poker, also known as the Stimulus Special, has been officially announced as a sell-out.

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Strong Turnout for Event #3 at the WSOP

Over 900 people signed up to play in the $1,500 Omaha Hi/Lo 8/b event, which easily topped last year's numbers.

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7,323 Entrants Projected For 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event

The WSOP is projected to have more than 7300 entrants for the 2009 World Series of Poker main event according to a recently released WSOP Staff Resource Guide.

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The World Series of Poker Starts in Less Than Two Months

The 2009 World Series of Poker is less than two short months away - have you booked your accommodations for the event yet? Have you won your 2009 WSOP seat?

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2009 World Series of Poker Numbers Will Be Strong Despite Poor Economy

A number of people have been predicting that the 2009 edition of the World Series of Poker will be filled with doom and gloom, resulting in a much smaller turnout. Will this end up being the case?

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Ivan Demidov vs Peter Eastgate Betting Odds

Bodoglife.com has released betting odds for the heads-up battle between Ivan Demidov and Peter Eastgate. Bodoglife has both players listed at -120 to win.

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table (Finally) Gets Underway This Sunday

The World Series of Poker Main Event final table will pick up on Sunday afternoon and conclude on Monday night. Who will take down the $9 million plus first place prize?

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Tiffany Michelle Thoughts

People are still buzzing over Tiffany Michelle's appearance at the 2008 WSOP Main Event. Did she cross the line?

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The Hunt For Jamie Gold

How long can Jamie Gold maintain his lead atop the all-time tournament cash list? How who catch him first? Negreanu, Ivey, Hellmuth or someone else?

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Sorel Mizzi One River Card Away From Winning WSOPE Bracelet

Sorel Mizzi came agonizingly close to winning his first World Series of Poker bracelet on Friday. He ended up finishing second in the 5k Pot Limit Omaha event to Theo Jorgensen.

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Scotty Nguyen on ESPN, Hoyt Corkins, the WPT and More

Commentary on Scotty Nguyen's now-legendary performance at the final table of the $50k HORSE event at the WSOP.

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Betting Odds Released for World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table

If you've got an inkling as to who you think is going to take down the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event in November, here's your chance to make some money from it.


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News and Notes from the World Series of Poker

First off, I've been on a "mini" vacation for the past week or so. Articles have been uploaded sporadically over that time (on this site, and on Poker-King.com). I'm now back, so you can expect that t...

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6,844 Players Enter the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event

The final numbers are now in. 6,844 players for the 2008 World Series of Poker main event is the official number that has been released. This is almost 500 players more than last year, when Jerry Yang...

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Ten Well-Known Pros Who Still Don't Have Bracelets

Erick Lindgren and David Benyamine are two very well-known poker pros who each took down their first ever bracelets at this year's World Series of Poker. Prior to their victories, they were widely reg...

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Leads $5k PLO Rebuy Event (WSOP) Heading into Final Table

Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond is currently leading the $5k Pot Limit Omaha Rebuy event heading into the final day of play on Monday. Play just wrapped up for the day after Chris "Jesus" Ferguson was eli...

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Daniel Negreanu Adds Fourth WSOP Bracelet to His Collection

Daniel Negreanu outlasted 479 other entrants in the $2k Limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker to take down his fourth bracelet on Thursday. Negreanu's victory continued the trend of "live" ...

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Rizen To UB, World Poker Tour Deadline, WSOP and More

We've been away for the past couple of days, so we thought that we would recap some of the more interesting stories that surfaced while we were away.

1. Rizen to Ul...

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First Final Table of the 2008 World Series of Poker Set

The second day of the $10k Pot-Limit Hold'em event has just wrapped up for the day, and the final table is now set.

352 of the best players in the world registered ...

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Michael Binger and Roy Winston Offering Coaching Services to One "Lucky" 2008 WSOP Main Event Final Table Participant

I came across an interesting article tonight while I was surfing through Google News.

Michael Binger and Roy Winston, a couple of professional poker players, have t...

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Bodoglife Releases 2008 World Series of Poker Betting Odds

Bodoglife.com have released some interesting betting odds and prop bets for the 2008 World Series of Poker.

In past years, Bodoglife have released betting odds for th...

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The World Series of Poker Begins in One Month

It seems like just yesterday Jerry Yang was taking down the 2007 World Series of Poker.

Another year has passed us by, and the 2008 World Series of Poker is schedul...

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Final Table of the World Series of Poker to be Delayed by Three Months?

There is a rumor circulating that has gotten a lot of people talking over the last few days.

The rumor is that the final table of the World Series of Poker would be d...

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Have You Made Your Plans for the World Series of Poker Yet?

Believe it or not, the 2008 World Series of Poker is less than two months away.

It seems like just yesterday Jerry Yang was taking down the 2007 Main Event. On a side...

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Pokerstars Launches Their WSOP 2008 Qualifiers

Sometime late last week, Pokerstars' arch-rival Full Tilt Poker kicked off their 2008 World Series of Poker promotion. At the time, I decided to fire off an email to Pokerstars, asking when they were ...

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World Series of Poker Qualifiers Have Begun at Bodog Poker

Bodog Poker got a jump on their competition by launching their World Series of Poker qualifiers on February 4th. According to Bodog, they will be sending over 100 players to the World Series of Pok...

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The World Series of Poker Is Right Around the Corner - Have You Made Your Plans Yet?

The 2008 World Series of Poker is just around the corner and will be here before you know it. It seems like just yesterday Jerry Yang was taking down the main event. Well, we are now just over 3 1/...

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Time To Start Making Plans for the 2008 World Series of Poker

In case you didn't hear, Harrah's released the schedule for the 2008 World Series of Poker today. The entire schedule can be fou...

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Should the Buyin to the WSOP Main Event Be Increased?

As everyone knows, the current buy-in to the World Series of Poker main event is $10,000. This has been the buy-in amount since 1972 (in 1971, the buy-in was $5,000.) Now, with inflation, $10,000 d...

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Jerry Yang Is Indeed a Terrible WSOP Champ for the Industry

Back in July, I wrote this article in which I said that Jerry Yang winning would be an absolute disaster for the online poke...

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Thomas Bihl Takes Down First Ever WSOP Europe Bracelet

Thomas Bihl certainly earned the first ever WSOP Europe bracelet, taking down the 2500 pound H.O.R.S.E. event which featured some of the best players in the world. The final table of the event was abs...

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2007 WSOP Europe Begins Today in London

The WSOP Europe is going to be a fairly small event (just three major events), however the tournament is still attracting some of the strongest live and online poker pros from across the world. The...

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Exclusive WSOP and WPT Deals For Cardplayer.com and Pokernews.com Are Not Good For Anyone

In case you haven't heard, Cardplayer.com has inked a deal with the World Poker Tour to be the exclusive update and chip count providers for all WPT events. This follows Pokernews.com signing a simila...

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Chris Moneymaker Should Be Applauded, Not Hated

Chris Moneymaker takes a lot of flak from people, and I never understood why. First off, people can't stand Chris Moneymaker because they feel like he got lucky to win the 2003 World Series of Poke...

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World Series of Poker Europe Bracelet Events Set to Kick Off September 6th

Just in case two months of the World Series of Poker wasn't enough for you, you will be pleased to know that the World Series of Poker Europe will be running for the very first time this year, and it ...

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What Kind of World Series of Poker Champion Will Jerry Yang Be?

Jerry Yang, for those of you who don't know, took down the World Series of Poker this past week, taking down over $8 million dollars in the process. Yang basically did the same thing that Jamie Gold d...

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Ram Vaswani Wins World Series of Poker Bracelet; Ivey Waiting with Collection Plate?

Late last night, Ram Vaswani took down the $1500 Limit Hold'em shootout, winning $217,438 and a WSOP bracelet. The question is, after the event, was Phil Ivey and a bunch of hired goons waiting to ...

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World Series of Poker Thoughts: Poker is Alive and Well, Harrah's Still Screwing Up

I have had two overwhelming feelings since the World Series of Poker started. Number one, based on the sheer volume of players at this year's World Series of Poker, poker is still alive and well an...

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Richard "Quiet Lion" Brodie Allowed to Play at the World Series of Poker After All

It seems as though the public outcry worked. Just a short while after being banned from the World Series of Poker and any Harrah's properties, Richard Brodie has announced that he is now being allo...

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Thoughts on the World Series of Poker and How to Fix Some of Their Problems

The World Series of Poker is off to a running start. The WSOP this year is offering many more events than in previous years, and usually has a smaller buy-in event in the morning, and a higher buy-in ...

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Pokernews Coverage of the World Series of Poker - So Far, So Good

Actually, the coverage of the World Series of Poker by Pokernews.com so far has been outstanding. The site sunk a lot of resources into first securing the rights to be the sole provider of hands and c...

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Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh to Play the 2007 World Series of Poker in Her Lingerie

The online message boards are buzzing about a recent interview that Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh did, in which she stated that she would be playing the 2007 World Series of Poker in her lingerie. Now, t...

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The First Bracelet of the World Series of Poker Is About to Be Handed Out

The first of many bracelets is about to be handed out at this year's World Series of Poker, as we are now down to four-handed play in the $5k Mixed Hold'em / No Limit Hold'em event.
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Phil Ivey To Only Play Main Event and $50k H.O.R.S.E. Event at This Year's World Series of Poker

Phil Ivey has publicly stated that he only intends on playing the Main Event and the $50k H.O.R.S.E. event at this year's World Series of Poker. phil ivey
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Jamie Gold's Urinal Mint From 2006 WSOP For Sale On Ebay

As "poker-kitty", the seller of this item on Ebay says, this is the "Ultimate Poker Collectible. You can view the "urinal puck"