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Josef Gulas Jr Wins the 2021 WSOP Europe Main Event

Brad Johnson | December 8, 2021

Josef Gulas Jr added the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Europe Main Event title to his already impressive poker resume. Gulas Jr claimed a gold bracelet and €1,276,712 ($1,440,227), which takes his lifetime winnings to $2,263,030. Gulas Jr has more than 100 live poker tournament cashes on his Hendon...

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Ten Players Who Make The Perfect Poker Couple

Brad Johnson | December 7, 2021

Poker’s top players spend significant time together. They travel together before spending countless hours at the tables. This sometimes leads to love blossoming and them becoming a poker couple. Being a poker couple comes with its own problems. Poker players tend to be competitive beasts by their very nature, and...

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Bonomo Reclaims All-Time Money Leaderboard Top Spot

Brad Johnson | December 6, 2021

Justin Bonomo reclaimed the number one spot in poker’s all-time money listings this weekend. The man from Fairfax, Virginia, won a $100,000 and a $10,000 buy-in event at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic at The Bellagio, Las Vegas. Bonomo was one of only 19 entrants in the $100,000 No-Limit...

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Online Poker Legend Dusty “Leatherass” Schmidt Dies

Brad Johnson | December 4, 2021

The online poker world is mourning the loss of one of its legitimate legends. Dusty "Leatherass" Schmidt died unexpectedly aged only 40-years-old. The cause of death is not immediately known. Golf pro Kevin Na broke the news in a heartfelt Facebook post. Na and Schmidt were good friends from back...

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Be Wary of Trouble Hands at the Poker Table

Brad Johnson | December 2, 2021

It is possible to win a poker hand with any two cards. Strong hole cards win more frequently, but you can win with any holding. The fact there are no rules to which hands you can play and win with leads some players to throw caution to the wind and...

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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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