Midway Poker Tour Kicks off With a Thud

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We’re a little short This past weekend, a new live poker tournament series called the Midway Poker Tour debuted in Chicago. For those jonesing for a regional, relatively low-to-mid stakes tournament series, that’s great. But oh dear, was it a mess, unless you don’t like to travel light. The $1,100 Main Event had two starting… Read more »

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Roberto Romanello Becomes Ninth Poker Triple Crown Winner With 2020 WSOP Online Bracelet

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This week, Roberto Romanello got his name on a very short list, becoming just the ninth player in poker history to win poker’s Triple Crown. In winning the 2020 World Series of Poker Online Event #39: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em, Romanello he nabbed his first career WSOP bracelet. That, along with previous World Poker Tour and… Read more »

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Tony Dunst Wins 2020 WSOP Online Event #21 for Second Career Bracelet

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Tony Dunst won the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Online Event #21: $777 No-Limit Hold’em 6-Handed on Tuesday night, nabbing $168,342.09 for the victory. Using the screen name “Panoramic,” Dunst outlasted 848 opponents; the 849 total entries and 512 re-buys grew the prize pool to $952,700. This is Dunst’s second career bracelet – he… Read more »

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GGPoker’s First 2020 WSOP Online Weekend Fraught With Technical Problems

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Popularity: a blessing and a curse It was certainly an exciting weekend at GGPoker, as the first World Series of Poker Online bracelet to be awarded outside of the United States was won by Shoma “pp_syon” Ishikawa of Japan, but connectivity issues marred what would otherwise have been a celebratory Sunday. Included in the problems… Read more »

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Nathan “surfbum” Gamble Wins 2020 WSOP Online Event #6: $600 Pot-Limit O8 Six-Max

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Six events down, 25 to go. On Monday night, Nathan “surfbum” Gamble won the first non-Hold’em event on the 2020 World Series of Poker Online slate, a 12-hour marathon of $600 Pot-Limit O8 Six-Max. For his triumph over 832 other entries, Gamble won $89,424.21 and his second career bracelet. Gamble’s first bracelet came in 2017… Read more »

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Mike “The Mouth” Matusow Lives Up to His Nickname Once Again

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Played a hand terribly… In a throwback to the days when Mike “The Mouth” Matusow frequently found himself on World Series of Poker television broadcasts flapping his maw in embarrassing fashion, Matusow couldn’t handle his own poor play during the 2020 WSOP Online and laid into an opponent during his live stream. A two-hand live… Read more »

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Allen “Acnyc718” Chang wins 2020 WSOP Online Event #5: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em

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Allen “Acnyc718” Chang captured his first World Series of Poker bracelet Sunday night, winning Event #5: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em in the 2020 WSOP Online. It was a lengthy tournament, taking ten and a half hours to whittle down from 854 players to just one. For the victory, Chang banked $161.286.44. I’m not sure if TheHendonMob.com… Read more »

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PokerStars Introduces Stadium Series

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When I saw the e-mail from PokerStars on Monday about a new tournament series called the Stadium Series, I raised an eyebrow (let’s pretend I can), intrigued that the poker room was launching a new live tournament event. After all, it’s called the Stadium Series. Thankfully, since we are in the midst of a pandemic,… Read more »

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