Poker

Paul Ihander
April 20, 2020 - 4:17 pm
World Series of Poker will be postponed from May until sometime in the Fall due to the safety concerns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hossein Ensan, of Germany, poses with the bracelet after winning the World Series of Poker main event, Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 17, 2019 - 11:37 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title early Wednesday at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old native of Iran who immigrated to Germany 30 years ago became the oldest...
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July 16, 2019 - 5:37 am
Just three players remain in the World Series of Poker at the Rio.
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July 15, 2019 - 8:35 am
The final table of the Main Event at the World Series of Poker got underway Sunday night at the Rio.
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July 11, 2019 - 5:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former executive at a Los Angeles digital marketing company has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $20 million from his employer and using it for personal expenses including buy-ins at professional poker tournaments. The U.S. Attorney's Office says an indictment...
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July 11, 2019 - 7:36 am
Just 106 players remain in the main event of the World Series Of Poker.
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July 08, 2019 - 7:37 am
Final numbers are in for poker's marquee event.
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World Series of Poker
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June 28, 2019 - 8:48 am
Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer, owning a gold bracelet and having considerable bragging rights.
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"Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer plays in a tournament at the World Series of Poker, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 24, 2019 - 8:54 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Jeopardy!" champion and professional sports gambler James Holzhauer finished out of money in his World Series of Poker debut on Monday, a tournament official said. Holzhauer finished in 454th place among more than 1,800 entrants in a No-Limit Hold'em event, spokesman Seth Palansky...
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World Series of Poker
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May 28, 2019 - 3:29 pm
The annual World Series of Poker opened Tuesday in Las Vegas with dozens of scheduled card tournaments and a special event to celebrate the 50th run of a series known for minting millionaires each year.
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