Gabe Scott gets first victory in $3,000 Pot Omaha event

Gabe Scott gets first victory in $3,000 Pot Omaha event

Jun 15, 2012

Gabe Scott won his first bracelet on his second attempt at the WSOP. He finished eighth in the same event in 2011. He defeated Brett Richey on his way to winning the bracelet and $361,797 in cash. Scot experience at the final table in 2011 was key to enabling him calm his nerves en-route to his victory. “In last year’s final table, I was quite comfortable,...

Brian Meinders certainly knows his limitations has he wins his first WSOP golden Bracelet

Brian Meinders certainly knows his limitations has he wins his first WSOP golden Bracelet

Jun 15, 2012

Brian Meinders is a man who clearly understands his limitations, as he played his cards just right to win the $1500 limit hold’em shootout. For his effort, he won the golden bracelet, $116,118 in cash and six–hundred-card player of the year points. His victory was achieved after three days after progressively winning a difficult sit n’go-type matches....

Reformed “JJ Prodigy” makes it to the WSOP final table

Reformed “JJ Prodigy” makes it to the WSOP final table

Jun 13, 2012

Josh Filed aka JJProdigy has finally earned his first cash at the WSOP. He achieved this fete by finishing in the ninth position at $1,000 No-limit Hold’em event. Event 21 had 2,799 players. For his effort, he earned himself $32,748. Josh it seems does not want to bring too much attention to himself as he declined an interview after winning the event. The...

Former Soldier hits it big at the WSOP

Former Soldier hits it big at the WSOP

Jun 13, 2012

Hardly six months have elapsed since Cliff Golkind was honorable discharged from the Israeli defense forces, and now he is the proud owner of a golden bracelet and $559,514 in cash. Cliff, 24, who grew up in the United States, but opted to serve in the Israeli defense forces, was over the moon when he won the event. “Winning the WSOP is enormous, that is the...

Phil Hellmuth sets history by winning his 12th WSOP bracelet

Phil Hellmuth sets history by winning his 12th WSOP bracelet

Jun 13, 2012

Phil Hellmuth needs no introduction. He has been there, done it and he is still doing it. If this was the days of the early Greek civilization, Phil will surely be christened as the god of poker. On Monday morning, Phil showed his poker skills once again in event 18 to win his 12th bracelet. Phil, was ecstatic following his victory, “It feels surreal, I’ve...

Names to watch in the WSOP National championship 2012

Names to watch in the WSOP National championship 2012

Jun 9, 2012

As this year’s WSOP  national championship is about to commence, there is a lot of speculation on the likely outcome. The National championship is one of the Premier events that has traditionally attracted a large following and will be live in ESPN. There is no denying the fact that fans know a lot about the event, but the same cannot be said with respect...

AshKan Razavi wins the biggest $1500-level tournament in four years

AshKan Razavi wins the biggest $1500-level tournament in four years

Jun 8, 2012

It is not a secret many players heading to the WSOP event silently pray that they at least finish within the money bracket. For Ashka Razavi, 30, his prayers were answered in handsomely. He not only won his first golden bracelet but a whopping $781,398 in the $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em title making him the player to receive the highest payout in such an...

More comfort at WSOP with introduction of new chairs

More comfort at WSOP with introduction of new chairs

Jun 6, 2012

It is naturally that when you are seating for long hours, you want a comfortable surrounding with respect to room temperature among other considerations, but perhaps the most important aspect in ensuring your comfort is the place you are seating on. Poker players often play for a long period of time, and as such, they require a comfortable place to sit on....

History is set as 71 year old wins Omaha-8 event

History is set as 71 year old wins Omaha-8 event

Jun 6, 2012

In life, it is often said that good things happen to those who are patient. For Herbert Tapscott, 71, this saying carries a lot of relevance. For a man, who has been playing at the WSOP since 2003, his first bracelet and $264,400 was a nice reward for all those years of trying to get the real deal. Herbert is a retired United States Air force officer whose love...