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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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Koray Aldemir Wins 2021 WSOP Main Event

Brad Johnson | November 18, 2021

German poker pro Koray Aldemir is the 2021 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champion. He outlasted 6,649 opponents across nine days of intense poker tournament action to collect his first WSOP bracelet and a cool $8,000,000 in cash. The WSOP Main Event final table commenced on November 16...

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Global Poker Index Current Top 10 Poker MTT Players

Brad Johnson | November 17, 2021

The Global Poker Index is live poker’s definitive ranking system. It ranks more than 500,000 live poker tournament players, updating the leaderboard weekly. The Global Poker Index gives players ranking points based on their finishing positions in live events. Those points decay over time and only a certain number of...

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2021 WSOP Main Event Final Table Reached; Aldemir Leads

Brad Johnson | November 16, 2021

The 2021 WSOP Main Event final table is set and the players seated at it are only eight eliminations away from winning $8 million and becoming poker’s world champion. Some 6,650 players bought in across several Day 1s, and created a $62,011,250 prize pool. There is $24,125,000 of that pot...

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Scott Ball Wins the Little One for One Drop and His Second Bracelet

Brad Johnson | November 14, 2021

Scott Ball continued the trend of poker players adding to their bracelet collection by taking down the $1,111 Little One for One Drop event at the 2021 World Series of Poker. Ball won his first bracelet earlier in the series. The Californian won the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed for $562,667....

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Common Pot-Limit Omaha Preflop Mistakes

Brad Johnson | November 12, 2021

Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) is one of the most fun poker variants you can play. Pots rapidly grow large, you make big hands more frequently, and there are bad beats galore. Preflop mistakes are amplified in PLO, which is why you should do everything in your power to avoid making them....

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