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Josh Arieh Becomes a Three-Time WSOP Bracelet Winner

Brad Johnson | October 23, 2021

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) has a "year of" each time it runs. The 2021 WSOP is the year of the three-time bracelet winner with several players getting their hands on their third piece of poker jewelry. Georgia’s Josh Arieh is the latest player to win his third bracelet....

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So You Want To Get Better At Poker?

Brad Johnson | October 22, 2021

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is always an exciting time for poker players, even those not competing in Las Vegas. Seeing the most prominent names and rank outsiders win WSOP bracelets and vast sums of money urges us to get better at poker. But exactly how do you do...

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Addamo Wins Third WSOP Bracelet in the $50K High Roller

Brad Johnson | October 21, 2021

Michael Addamo won his third WSOP bracelet by taking down Event #38: $50,000 High Roller at the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP). Addamo is in the form of his life and ran out a worthy champion. The talented Australian outlasted 80 opponents on his way to collecting $1,132,968 and...

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Five of the Best Non-Hold’em Grinders

Brad Johnson | October 20, 2021

Mixed games and non-Hold’em games are as popular as ever, especially with the World Series of Poker (WSOP) running. No-Limit Texas Hold’em is the most popular poker variant by far, but non-hold’em games have their place in the poker world. The following five players are non-Hold’em specialists who are deadly...

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Phil Hellmuth Wins a Record 16th WSOP Bracelet

Brad Johnson | October 19, 2021

Love him or loathe him, there is no denying Phil Hellmuth knows his way around a poker tournament table. The self-proclaimed "Poker Brat" won his 16th WSOP bracelet this week, extending his lead over his nearest rivals to six bracelets. Hellmuth's latest victory came in Event #31: $1,500 No-Limit 2-7...

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Chance Kornuth Becomes Three-Time WSOP Champion

Brad Johnson | October 17, 2021

Chance Kornuth joined the exclusive club of three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winners by winning Event #29: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold’em at the 2021 WSOP. Kornuth outlasted 65 opponents in the tournament and secured the $194,670 top prize. Kornuth’s first bracelet came 2010 when he won the $5,000...

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Changing Gears in Tournaments and Cash Games

Brad Johnson | October 16, 2021

Every poker player has their playing style. Some are naturally tight-aggressive, others loose-aggressive. However, the best players do not only play one way because they are constantly changing gears. Changing gears refers to changing your playing style, which keeps your opponents on their toes. You use your table image to...

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Daniel Lazrus Turns $1,500 Into $1,000,000

Brad Johnson | October 14, 2021

The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) awarded its first seven-figure prize on October 13 when Daniel Lazrus triumphed in the $1,500 Millionaire Maker event. The tournament made good on its promise to award its champion a $1,000,000 payday. Lazrus was the man who got his hand on that life-changing...

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Who Are The Biggest Winning Swedish Poker Players?

Brad Johnson | October 13, 2021

Swedish poker players make up a significant percentage of the game’s best players. They play loose-aggressive styles and are entirely fearless at the tables. Swedish players dominated the online poker world for years, and some still do. However, this series of articles focuses on the live poker world and on...

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John Monnette Becomes a Four-Time WSOP Bracelet Winner

Brad Johnson | October 12, 2021

John Monnette won his fourth World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet at the 2021 WSOP. Monnette finished ahead of 91 opponents in the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship event. The victory came with $245,680 in prize money, which boosted his lifetime winnings close to $3.1 million. Monnette’s first bracelet came in...

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