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Uselis Crowned WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Open Champion

Brad Johnson | December 1, 2021

Gediminas Uselis is a World Poker Tour (WPT) champion. The talented Lithuanian won the WPT Seminole Rock ‘N’ Roll Open Main Event and scooped a cool $778,490 for his troubles. We predicted the possibility of Uselis being the dark horse when play resumed, and it turns out we were correct...

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Hellmuth’s Incredible Seven 2021 WSOP Final Tables

Brad Johnson | November 30, 2021

There is no denying Phil Hellmuth is an incredible poker tournament player. His unorthodox style of play and his trademark rants make him a target for poker’s younger wizards. Hellmuth’s results speak for themselves. He reached seven WSOP final tables in 2021 alone, breaking a 28-year record An Tran held....

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WPT Seminole Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open Final Table Set

Brad Johnson | November 29, 2021

The WPT Seminole Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open attracted 1,566 entrants but only six remain in contention for the $778,490 top prize and the title of World Poker Tour champion. The money bubble burst during Level 16 on Day 2. Andrew Esposito led for 18,000 on an Ad-Jd-6h-9c board, only...

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Emil Bise Takes Down WSOPE Mini Main Event

Brad Johnson | November 26, 2021

The excitement of the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) is over for another six month but continues over in Europe for a few more weeks. The 2021 WSOP Europe festival is in full swing at King’s Resort, Rozvadov, Czech Republic. Switzerland’s Emil Bise claimed the largest prize of the...

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Take Advantage of Weak Players on the Bubble

Brad Johnson | November 25, 2021

Tournament poker has three clear stages: early, middle, and the end. Each requires different skills, but there are two special stages of a tournament where many players fall apart. How often do you see even the most seasoned of players ruin their tournament on the money bubble? Ditto, the final...

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Addamo Secures His Fourth WSOP Bracelet and $1.9M

Brad Johnson | November 24, 2021

Australia’s Michael Addamo won his third WSOP bracelet in the $50,000 High Roller event earlier in the series. That victory came with $1,132,968 in prize money. Addamo did it again in the $100,000 High Roller event, winning his fourth WSOP bracelet and $1,958,569. The $100,000 High Roller drew in a...

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The Last Five WSOP Player of the Year Winners

Brad Johnson | November 23, 2021

Every poker player dreams of winning the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. The tournament comes with a life-changing payout – $8 million this year – and kudos aplenty from the poker community. However, the game’s top pros all want to become the WSOP Player of the Year. The...

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Badziakouski Wins First WSOP Bracelet and $1,462,043

Brad Johnson | November 22, 2021

Belarus’ Mikita Badziakouski walked away with his first bracelet and $1,462,043 in prize money after triumphing in the $50,000 High Roller at the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas. Amazingly, this is Badziakouski’s eighth-largest live poker tournament score, which shows how much of an incredible poker player...

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Jason Wheeler Wins His Maiden Bracelet and $202,274

Brad Johnson | November 20, 2021

Jason Wheeler is a World Series of Poker (WSOP) champion after the man from Chicago walked away with the $202,274 top prize in the $800 No-Limit Hold’em Deepstack event in Las Vegas. The victory takes Wheeler’s live poker tournament winnings to more than $4.3 million. Wheeler is a popular poker...

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Handling The Pressure Of Big Money Tournaments

Matthew Pitt | November 19, 2021

Koray Aldemir won the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event this week and banked a cool $8 million. It is safe to say he perfectly handled the pressure of a big money tournament. Everyone handles pressure differently. Some thrive, others wilt. Those in the latter camp tend not...

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