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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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Jason Dennis Wins Big In The Colorado Poker Championship

Brad Johnson | September 30, 2021

Jason Dennis is a regular at Bally's Black Hawk casino in Colorado, formerly the Golden Gates Casino. All 14 of his recorded live tournament cashes are from this venue, so it is fitting that his favorite casino is where Dennis got his hands on a career-best score. Dennis was one...

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Five Stars Looking For Their Maiden WSOP Bracelet

Brad Johnson | September 28, 2021

The 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) shuffles up and deals on September 30, and thousands of poker players are hunting for their maiden WSOP bracelet. Most of those hopefuls will, unfortunately, return home having not achieved their goal. The following five poker superstars are hopeful of winning their maiden...

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Matt Paten is the MSPT US Poker Championship Champion

Brad Johnson | September 27, 2021

Matt Paten of St. Charles, Missouri, won the $1,650 Heartland Poker Tour Main Event on home soil on September 28, 2017. The victory came with a career-best $110,486. Almost exactly four years later, Paten won the $1,100 MSPT United States Poker Championship (USPC) event in San Diego, California, for another...

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