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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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Ari Engel Secures His Second WSOP Bracelet

Brad Johnson | October 8, 2021

Ari Engel is a two-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner after he came out on top of the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low 8 or Better Championship event at the 2021 WSOP. Engel helped himself to the $317,076 top prize after defeating Zachary Milchman heads-up. The tournament attracted 134 entrants...

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Are You Making These Common PLO Mistakes?

Brad Johnson | October 8, 2021

Everyone makes mistakes when they play poker. Those who say they do not are lying. PLO mistakes are more common than No-Limit Hold’em simply because of the complexity of the game. Players new to the game, especially those transitioning from hold’em, make more errors than anyone else. Those errors prove...

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Chicago’s Perrone Adds WSOP Bracelet To His Two Circuit Rings

Brad Johnson | October 7, 2021

Michael Perrone has his friend to thank for him becoming a World Series of Poker champion. Chicago’s Perrone was all set to play in a tournament at the Wynn, Las Vegas, when his friend convinced him otherwise. Perrone went on to enter the $1,000 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold’em event...

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Five Huge Poker Winners From Portugal

Brad Johnson | October 5, 2021

Portugal has produced some incredible poker players over the years. Many of them are in or heading to Las Vegas for the 2021 World Series of Poker. Only six players from Portugal have won a WSOP bracelet, which is surprising considering the immense talent the country has in its poker...

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Tyler Cornell Secures His First WSOP Bracelet

Brad Johnson | October 4, 2021

They say the best things to come those who wait, and boy Tyler Cornell waited. Cornell finally got his hands on his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet some 11 years after first cashing at the WSOP. Cornell came out on top of a 139 strong field in the...

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Klein Causes Major Upset in $25K H.O.R.S.E Event

Brad Johnson | October 3, 2021

Jesse Klein caused a major upset at the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) by becoming the $25,000 H.O.R.S.E champion. Klein only had $23,100 in live poker tournament winnings before this event. His victory boosted that sum by $552,182. Klein hails from Philadelphia where is owns a recruitment business. High-stakes...

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Tips For Playing Fast-Paced Tournaments

Brad Johnson | September 30, 2021

The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is underway at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Poker tournament players from around the world are doing everything in their power to return home with a coveted gold WSOP bracelet. Players have the idea that the WSOP has...

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