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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WPT Televised Final Tables Postponed Until May

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Even small gatherings aren’t a good idea The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced on Tuesday that it is postponing this season’s televised final tables because of the coronavirus pandemic. Three final tables were scheduled to be held at the HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas inside the Luxor from March 31st through April 2nd. The WPT… Read more »

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Gaming Companies, Poker Rooms Announce COVID-19 Procedures

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Currently the world is being affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, or COVID-19 (short for “coronavirus disease 2019”). Gatherings of as few as 100 people have been banned in some areas and sports organizations such as the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS) and several college basketball conferences… Read more »

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Tony Tran Wins WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event

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Tony Tran won the World Poker Tour Rolling Thunder Main Event Tuesday, beating his friend Jake Schwartz for the title. For the victory over a field of 250 entries, Tran won $279,270. It is the second WPT crown of his career. The most fascinating part of Tran’s triumph is that it came over Schwartz. In… Read more »

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Christopher Puetz Wins WPT Germany Main Event

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Eric Afriat may have garnered more attention by earning his third career World Poker Tour bracelet at the WPT Fallsview Poker Classic on Sunday, but there was a second WPT champ crowned that very same day across the Atlantic. Christopher Puetz won the WPT Germany Main Event, the first time he has ever won a… Read more »

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