2021 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold’em Championship Canceled

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COVID-19 continues to have a say Major live poker tournaments have started returning to casinos, particularly in the United States, but we now have the first significant, confirmed casualty of 2021. On Wednesday, PokerStars announced that the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) has been canceled. Technically, it is “postponed,” but seeing as it… Read more »

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ARIA High Roller Takes the Felt to Start April

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The world of tournament poker has been in a slumber for the past year-plus. Slowly, however, tournaments are coming back to life. The World Poker Tour is running some live events in Florida and Nevada (next stop is the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL, for the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in April),… Read more »

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Qing Liu Wins 2021 WPT Venetian Main Event

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This is already the week of Qing Liu’s poker life. It could get legendary today. Last night, Liu won his first World Poker Tour title, outdueling 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen heads-up in the WPT Venetian Main Event. Things could get even better for him on Wednesday, though. Early last… Read more »

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Joe McKeehen Leads WPT Venetian Final Table

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The World Poker Tour (WPT) Venetian Main Event has reached its final table, with six players left to vie for the title. Leading the charge toward the three-quarters of a million dollars first prize is 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Joe McKeehen with 10.850 million chips. Though there are just six players… Read more »

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Maksim Sekretarev Wins WPT Russia Main Event

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WPT Russia is only three years old, but there is still something cool about achieving a superlative in a World Poker Tour event. On Sunday, 19-year-old Maksim Sekretarev won the Main Event, becoming the youngest player to win WPT Russia. For his achievement, he banked $160,694 and, of course, got his name emblazoned on the… Read more »

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PokerStars Announces Inaugural Michigan Championship of Online Poker

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What’s PokerStars without a COOP? We all knew it was coming, and less than two weeks after PokerStars went live in Michigan, PokerStars confirmed everyone’s expectations, announcing the first Michigan Championship of Online Poker (MICOOP). The Wolverine State’s “COOP” will run February 20 through March 8 and will have $1 million in total guaranteed prize… Read more »

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Sung Joo Hyun Wins 2021 WPTDeepStacks Venetian Main Event

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Sung Joo Hyun came from the bottom half of the final table to win the WPTDeepStacks Venetian Main Event Monday and the $208,335 first prize. The South Korean with the refreshingly non-poker Hendon Mob profile picture upped his lifetime recorded live tournament earnings to over half a million dollars. Going into the eight-handed final table,… Read more »

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Damian Salas Wins 2020 WSOP Main Event International Bracket Final Table

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Penultimate victory One slot in the 2020 World Series of Poker $10,000 Main Event heads-up match has been determined. On Tuesday, Damian Salas won the final table of the Main Event’s International Bracket, outlasting seven other players at King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic. For his efforts, Salas pocketed $1,550,969. Salas is not quite done… Read more »

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2020 World Series of Poker Main Event Begins, Julian Menhardt Takes Early Lead on GGPoker

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International players kick it off The $10,000 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event kicked off on Sunday with the first of three starting flights on GGPoker. 246 players signed up for Day 1A of the “International Bracket,” with just 62 moving on to Day 2. Julian “VWgunther” Menhardt emerged as the chip leader with… Read more »

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