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Chris Moorman Wins His Second WSOP Bracelet and $102,406

Brad Johnson | July 31, 2021

Chris Moorman helped himself to his second World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet and another $102,406 in winnings. The popular British superstars topped a field of 623 entrants in the $800 NLH 8-Max Turbo Deepstack. Moorman, one of the most decorated online poker players in history, won his first bracelet...

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Overbetting in No-Limit Hold’em

Brad Johnson | July 30, 2021

People love playing No-Limit Hold’em because the structure allows them to bet as much or little as they wish. It is this creative freedom that makes people consider No-Limit Hold’em an art form. Overbetting is one move a no-limit betting structure allows, but what is it, and how should you...

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Lazrus Snags 2021 WSOP Online High Roller Championship

Brad Johnson | July 28, 2021

The $3,200 High Roller Championship was the 28th bracelet-awarding event of the 2021 WSOP Online festival. It attracted 202 entrants who re-entered 163 times, for a total attendance of 265. Daniel "RiverRats" Lazrus was one of those entrants. Lazrus went on to be the last man standing, winning a gold...

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The Five Biggest Poker MTT Earners From South Dakota

Brad Johnson | July 27, 2021

South Dakota is the home of the world-famous Mount Rushmore and a whole host of talented poker players. The state is the 17th largest by area, yet the fifth least populous. Neighboring North Dakota ranks fourth in the latter. The five biggest live poker tournament winners from South Dakota have...

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Timothy Gundrum Crowned MSPT Iowa Champion

Brad Johnson | July 26, 2021

Timothy Gundrum is on cloud nine today after becoming a poker champion. The poker grinder from Illinois outlasted 927 opponents in the $1,100 MSPT Main Event at Riverside Casino, Iowa. His reward? A cool $170,769. Gundrum bought into Day 1A and made it safely through with 158,000 chips. This stack...

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Kennedy Wins $600 KO As Negreanu Finishes Third

Matthew Pitt | July 25, 2021

Daniel Negreanu came agonizingly close to winning his seventh World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet this week when he finished third in Event #22: $600 NLH Knockout. Negreanu ultimately fell in third place, leaving Anthony "lastbullet" Kennedy to bank some poker gold. Some 612 players bought into this tournament, which...

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How To Minimize Your Poker Travel Expenses

Matthew Pitt | July 24, 2021

Traveling on the live poker circuit is an expensive deal. There are dozens of expenses to consider even after all your tournament buy-ins. Flights are not cheap, and neither is accommodation. Any expenses incurred eat into any potential profit. Players return from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and state...

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Six-Time WSOP Champion Layne Flack Dies Aged 52

Matthew Pitt | July 21, 2021

The poker community is in mourning after the passing of six-time WSOP bracelet winner Layne Flack. News of Flack’s death circulated on July 19, with reports police found Flack dead in his home. The cause of death is not yet known. Flack hailed from Rapid City, South Dakota, and found...

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Five Fine Poker Players From South Carolina

Matthew Pitt | July 20, 2021

South Carolina, The Palmetto State, is known for its beaches and golf courses, but not so much its poker talent. This is surprising when one considers the top five winners from South Carolina have $2,584,502 in combined winnings. North Carolina’s top five players blow this sum out of the water,...

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James Gilbert Wins $1,000 NLHE North American Open

Matthew Pitt | July 19, 2021

Your typical poker player does not get many chances to win a World Series of Poker bracelet. They can enter hundreds of bracelet-awarding events, but it is rare to navigate to a final table. James Gilbert must have thought his opportunity had passed when he finished third in a $1,500...

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