2019 World Series of Poker Europe: Alexandros Kolonias Wins Main Event, Colossus to Wrap Up the Festival

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There’s been a champion crowned in the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, but the festivities haven’t ended quite yet. After battling through two of the toughest pros in the game today in Anthony Zinno and Dario Sammartino, Alexandros Kolonias defeated Claas Segebrecht to earn one of the most prestigious prizes in poker.… Read more »

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2019 World Series of Poker Europe: Paulius Vaitiekunas Leads Final 129 Players After Day Two; Daniel Negreanu Seizes POY Lead

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They haven’t quite reached the money at the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event but, after the completion of Day 2, that target is within sight. Only 129 players remain, with 82 of them being paid from the €5.1 million-plus prize pool, and Lithuania’s Paulius Vaitiekunas leading the way. On another front, Daniel… Read more »

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2019 World Series of Poker Europe: Chin Wei Lim Grabs €100,000 Diamond High Roller as €10,000 Main Event Begins

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We’re coming into the home stretch of the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe and the action is beginning to heat up. Not only was the championship of the €100,000 Diamond High Roller determined, many of the denizens at the King’s Casino in Rozvadov took their first shots at glory in the €10,000 Main Event.… Read more »

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2019 WSOP Europe: Anatoly Filatov Leads Final Table of €100,000 Diamond High Roller, Phil Ivey on Short Stack

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The final few preliminary events are playing out at the 2019 World Series of Poker Europe, that is if you can call a €100,000 poker tournament a “preliminary” event. Day 2 of the €100,000 Diamond High Roller has completed action, with Russia’s Anatoly Filatov holding the lead over €250,000 Super High Roller runner up Chin… Read more »

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2019 World Series of Poker Europe Begins on Sunday

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In 2019, the World Series of Poker has provided us with some great moments. From record-setting events like the Millionaire Maker and the “Big 50” to the stirring moment that Hossein Ensan captured poker’s World Championship, the WSOP has made history. That history, at least for 2019, will come to a close over the next… Read more »

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Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Home of World Series of Poker, Sold for $516.3 Million

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Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced on Monday morning the news that the poker world has long known (or thought) was coming: it has sold the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, home of the World Series of Poker. The buyer is an unnamed company “controlled by a principal of Imperial Companies.” The total sales… Read more »

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Dan Cates, Illya Trincher Say Some of Phil Ivey’s Garnished WSOP Earnings are Theirs

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The years-long fallout from the Phil Ivey edge-sorting case continues. Last we heard, Marina District Development Co, LLC, the Borgata’s parent company, successfully garnished Ivey’s World Series of Poker winnings. Now, two of Ivey’s backers for the WSOP are trying to get their share back. Poker pros Daniel “Jungleman” Cates and Illya Trincher have filed… Read more »

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