World Series of Poker

Daniel Negreanu wins 6th bracelet, WSOP Player of the Year

Hear ye, hear ye, near and far. Let it be declared that it is now official. October 24th is hereby Daniel Negreanu Day across the world. Around eight hours ago, he clinched the WSOP Player of the Year award for the second time. And now? The man known as Kid Poker has won his sixth World Series of ...more

by Brad Willis on October 24, 2013 4:37 PM

How Dana Castaneda and Loni Harwood made poker history in Las Vegas

In most live poker tournaments with open registration, women tend to make up between three to five percent of the fields on average. Math is hard, but the odds on one of them winning those events are slim. So when a woman plows through a tough tournament field and ends up as the one player left stan...more

by Jen Newell on July 23, 2013 1:41 PM

Kristen Bicknell: From Supernova Elite to WSOP Ladies Event champion

Most online poker players know her as krissyb24 on PokerStars. She is no stranger to the tables there, as she has more than a few years of experience and several years in a row of achieving Supernova Elite status. Kristen Bicknell is a professional poker player. Some call her a grinder, and a succ...more

by Jen Newell on July 23, 2013 8:12 AM

WSOP 2013: Recapping Team Pro's efforts

The 2013 World Series of Poker is in the books, at least until the November Nine return in four months to determine a winner in the Main Event. That tournament attracted 6,352 players, including well over a dozen Team PokerStars Pros. Of those, just six made the money. They included Humberto Brenes,...more

by Chad Holloway on July 23, 2013 6:14 AM

WSOP 2013: November Nine set for autumn finale

A week and a half ago, the World Series of Poker built a place in the middle of the desert where the world's best and the world's most hopeful could compete for poker's most coveted prize. When registration closed, 6,352 players had put down $10,000 for a chance at a WSOP Main Event bracelet. Tonig...more

by Brad Willis on July 16, 2013 2:30 AM

WSOP 2013: Final 27 seek place in November Nine

As the clock approached 11pm last night play in the main event came to an abrupt halt. Set to play five full levels, the countdown paused when just 27 players remained - three tables of what was once a tournament of three full rooms and three starting days. It leaves one day of play before this mo...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 15, 2013 12:35 PM

WSOP 2013: We TOLD you to remember the name -- Morgenstern

We're not the kind to tell you we told you so...but, yeah...we told you so. You need to remember the name Morgenstern. This time last night, we suggested you note the young Anton Morgenstern. After starting Day 5 with 400,000 in chips, he finished the night with 3.8 million. And today? Oh, he j...more

by Brad Willis on July 14, 2013 10:50 PM

WSOP 2013: Victor Ramdin, Jose Barbero rule $5,000 OFC event

We take a break from our regularly scheduled World Series of Poker coverage to take you about 50 yards down the hall to the Carnivale of Poker, where two Team PokerStars Pros just took the top two spots in the the $5,000 Open Face Chinese Poker Tournament. The Carnivale of Poker ran as a side tour...more

by Brad Willis on July 14, 2013 8:09 PM

WSOP 2013: Why Anton Morgenstern will (probably) win the main event

Anton Morgenstern is going to win the World Series of Poker. The only thing that will stop Morgenstern is an astonishing piece of bad luck. But Morgenstern doesn't seem the type to suffer from that kind of thing, at least not this week. Morgenstern has shown no sign of letting up on a relentless pro...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 14, 2013 7:30 PM

WSOP 2013: Dressing for the occasion

There's a lady from Jacksonville, Florida, in the Amazon Room today. Of pensionable age, she is easily the best dressed person in the room, wearing a white silk shawl, white bonnet hat with extended loops, with a string of pearls around her neck and pearl earrings. In her hand is a small white sequi...more

by Stephen Bartley on July 14, 2013 4:56 PM
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