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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A WSOP Lesson in “Accepted Action”

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The final table of the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event made all the poker headlines this week, but the day that the final table was actually determined, a controversy threatened to put a damper on the celebration. Much has been made of it in the days since, so let’s take a look at… Read more »

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Handicapping the 2019 WSOP Championship Event Final Table

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Almost two weeks of tournament poker – 12-hour grinds with nearly 8600 players battling it out for supremacy – have brought us to arguably poker’s finest moment. The 2019 World Series of Poker Championship Event final table will begin on Sunday evening, looking to crown the next World Champion of the sport and the people… Read more »

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