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David Peters Crushes and Retains USPO Title

Matthew Pitt | June 20, 2021

David Peters won the Poker Central US Poker Open when it last ran in 2019. He successfully defended his title after a flurry of awe-inspiring results in the 2021 US Poker Open’s biggest events. Peters won Event #7: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em on June 10 to give himself a chance of...

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Never Mind the WSOP, What About the Daily Deepstacks?

Matthew Pitt | June 18, 2021

Poker players around the world are tingling with excitement about the 2021 WSOP schedule, which was released earlier this week. Everyone is looking forward to competing for poker’s most prestigious prize: a gold WSOP bracelet. However, a few cannot wait to grind the Rio Daily Deepstacks. Eighty-eight bracelets are waiting...

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88 Bracelet Events on the 2021 WSOP Schedule

Matthew Pitt | June 16, 2021

The wait is over, the 2021 WSOP schedule is in the public domain, and it looks incredible. The 2020 WSOP took place almost entirely online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the whole 2021 WSOP schedule takes place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in fabulous Las Vegas....

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Who Are The Five Biggest MTT Winners From Mississippi?

Matthew Pitt | June 15, 2021

The Magnolia State of Mississippi has had gambling in its blood since 1990. That is the date when the state government legalized casino gambling. Two Mississippi cities, Biloxi and Tunica, are regular stops for major poker tours, including the World Series of Poker Circuit. Tunica has a vibrant gambling scene...

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Ali Imsirovic Leads USPO Standings After Winning Event #9

Matthew Pitt | June 14, 2021

Ali Imsirovic won the Poker Masters Purple Jacket in 2018 and is on course to win the 2021 U.S. Poker Open championship. Imsirovic soared into a 98 point lead after taking down Event #9: $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em. Ninety-nine players bought into the ninth U.S. Poker Open event and created a...

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Eli Elezra and David Peters Take Down USPO Events

Matthew Pitt | June 11, 2021

The 2021 U.S. Poker Open continued marching towards a thrilling conclusion with Eli Elezra and David Peters both securing titles. Elezra triumphed in the $10,000 8-Game event, with Peters triumphant in the latest $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em tournament. Elezra Shines in Mixed Game Format Eli Elezra was a regular on High...

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How to Play Seven-Card Stud

Matthew Pitt | June 10, 2021

Seven-Card Stud is a variant of Stud poker was the most widely played poker variant in home games in the United States until Texas Hold’em took over that mantle. There are not many Seven-Card Stud tournaments or cash games these days, although some online poker sites spread the game, and...

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Weissman and Riordan Lock Up USPO Titles

Matthew Pitt | June 9, 2021

Joey Weissmann and John Riordan emerged victorious from their U.S. Poker Open events this week. Riordan triumphed in $10,000 Big Bet Mix, Weissman in the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em event. Eighty-five players bought into the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em event won by Weissman. This resulted in an $850,000 prize pool that the...

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The Five Biggest Live Poker MTT Winners From Arkansas

Matthew Pitt | June 8, 2021

Many famous people hail from Arkansas, The Natural State. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton hails from Arkansas. As do Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, and Billy Bob Thornton. The state is also home to several top poker players. The top five earners from Arkansas have $7,017,445 in combined winnings. These are...

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Soverel and McKeehen Secure USPO Titles

Matthew Pitt | June 7, 2021

Sam Soverel and Joe McKeehen both secured U.S. Poker Open (USPO) titles over the weekend. Soverel triumphed in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event while McKeehen helped himself to the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em top prize. Sixty-five players bought into the USPO Event #2: $10,000 PLO, and only six reached the final...

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