Michael Mizrachi Wins Third WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship

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Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi capped off several days of dominance on Tuesday as he won the 2018 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship for an astounding third time in only the thirteenth year of the tournament’s existence. Defeating John Hennigan, another previously winner of the event, heads-up, Mizrachi cashed for $1,239,126. Mizrachi previously… Read more »

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2018 WSOP $50,000 Poker Players Championship: Michael Mizrachi Leads Final Table

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All eyes on Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi. For the third straight day, Mizrachi leads the field in the 2018 World Series of Poker $50,000 Poker Players Championship, holding nearly twice as many chips as his closest competitor with just six players remaining. Going into Tuesday’s final day, Mizrachi has 8.865 million chips, compared to Dan… Read more »

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2018 World Series of Poker: Steven Albini Defeats Jeffrey Lisandro in Stud; Michael Mizrachi Seeking Third Poker Players’ Championship

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The 2018 World Series of Poker was in full swing on Saturday, with one of the big “made for the WSOP” marquee events in the $1000 “Double Stack” stepping up for action. But most eyes were on two other events, one in which a WSOP bracelet was awarded and another in which a two-time winner… Read more »

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2018 World Series of Poker: “World” Beats “Bakes” for $10K H.O.R.S.E. Title; $50K Players Championship Underway

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The 2018 World Series of Poker has entered its third weekend of action and the big guns have come out. In one event, an extra day was required to determine a champion while, in another, one of the most prestigious events in the game got underway. Event #27 – $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship After having the… Read more »

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2018 WSOP Europe Schedule Released

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The 2018 World Series of Poker is currently in full swing in Las Vegas, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look ahead to what else is coming up this year. And since everyone in the poker world is paying attention to the WSOP, what better time for Caesars to release the schedule for the 2018… Read more »

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2012018 World Series of Poker: Christopher Bolek Leads Packed Field in $5000 Big Blind Ante; “Millionaire Maker” Wraps Day 1 Action on Sunday

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The 2018 World Series of Poker chugged along into its second week on Saturday with plenty of action around the Rio. In one of the bigger tournaments currently running, Christopher Bolek will attempt to hold off a herd of professional players armed with big chip stacks in what is becoming a “player favorite” event, while… Read more »

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Poker Central Releases Broad 2018 WSOP Streaming Schedule

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In February, ESPN and Poker Central announced that they were renewing their partnership to broadcast coverage of the 2018 World Series of Poker. They promised to air “start to finish everyday coverage” of the WSOP Main Event from July 2nd through July 14th. At the time, only ESPN’s television schedule was released, with the promise… Read more »

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2018 World Series of Poker Has Begun

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If you are in a casino in Las Vegas right now and are wondering why the place is half empty – beyond the fact that it’s a Wednesday afternoon – it’s because today is arguably the best day of the poker year: the first day of the World Series of Poker. Okay, yesterday was technically… Read more »

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eSports to Be Featured at 2018 World Series of Poker

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The 2018 World Series of Poker kicks off later this month and hundreds of thousands of poker players (not to mention their significant others, families, and friends) will descend upon Las Vegas and the Rio for weeks and weeks of poker excitement. This year, though, people can play more than just poker at the WSOP,… Read more »

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WSOP Changes Player of the Year Formula

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On Thursday, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced that it has made changes to the WSOP Player of Year points formula, based very much on feedback from players. The WSOP Player of the Year formula has gone through several iterations over the years. POY standings began in 2004 and from then through 2010, the… Read more »

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WSOP Europe Returning in 2018

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The World Series of Poker announced Wednesday that the World Series of Poker Europe will return to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic this fall. This ends the short-lived alternating year schedule for WSOP Europe. Beginning in 2015, WSOP Europe was to run in odd-numbered years, while WSOP Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC) was to be… Read more »

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WSOP to Implement Big Blind Ante

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced Wednesday that it has added Big Blind Ante tournaments to the 2018 WSOP schedule. Eight of the 78 bracelet events – all with different buy-ins – will use the format. In a news release, WSOP’s Seth Palansky said that the decision was made after seeing how Big Blind… Read more »

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