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2021 WSOP Main Event: $62M prize pool; Moneymaker, Hellmuth, Hachem survive Day 2; Abhinav Iyer, Pete Chen, SJ Kim, Norbert Koh, Phachara Wongwichit among 71 Asians left

For the past week, all the action at the 52nd World Series of Poker was focused on the highly anticipated $10,000 Main Event NL Hold’em World Championship. Now that the rush has calmed, the official player count was 6,650 which was incredibly impressive given the vaccination mandate and challenges faced by many international travelers. This […]

2021 WSOP Main Event underway: Full list of Asia Pacific Day 2 qualifiers; Other advancing pros Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Fedor Holz, Moneymaker, and more

If there is one clear proof that the World Series of Poker was sorely missed, it was the sheer number of players coming out for the $10,000 Main Event NL Hold’em World Championship. With the US having opened its borders on November 8, the highlighted event expanded from four starting days to six, and for […]

2021 WSOP: Daniel Cates seizes maiden gold at Poker Players Championship; Second series win for Josh Arieh; Georgios Sotiropoulos, Eric Zhang claim victories

A colorful bag of new champions minted at the 52nd World Series of Poker. The biggest winner was Daniel Cates at the $50K Poker Players Championship 6-Handed. Cates denied series winner/ 3x bracelet winner Ryan Leng to lock up his first ever gold bracelet and have his name etched on the Chip Reese Memorial Trophy. […]

2021 WSOP: Anatolii Zyrin wins second bracelet at the COLOSSUS; Brian Yoon locks up his fourth; Maiden victories for Jean-Luc Adam, Mike Ruter, Samy Dighlawi

Another batch of gold bracelets snatched up at the 52nd World Series of Poker. The latest champions were Brian Yoon for his fourth career bracelet, Jean-Luc Adam, Mke Ruter, Samy Dighlawi for their first bracelet, and Anatolii Zyrin who clinched the mighty COLOSSUS event for his second career bracelet. We’ve got those stories down below.  […]

2021 WSOP: Spotlight on Shaun Deeb, Ben Yu, Ka Kwan Lau, Steve Yea, Abhinav Iyer, Nicholas Julia, Robert McMillan, Doyle Brunson, Sammy Farha

The 52nd World Series of Poker has provided plenty of thrilling stories as players continue to pursue the coveted bracelets. The past two days witnessed golden performances by four players. Shaun Deeb banked seven figures and his fifth career bracelet, Ben Yu captured his fourth, Nicholas Julia and Robert McMillan each locked up their first. […]

2021 WSOP in high gear: Seven bracelets awarded; Brian Rast captures fifth bracelet; Freddy Bonyadi lands gold #4, Tommy Le wins second 10K PLO title

Celebrations in the air as another seven players seized gold bracelets at the 52nd annual World Series of Poker. The newly minted were Brian Rast for his fifth career bracelet, Farzad “Freddy” Bonyadi for bracelet number four, Tommy Le for his second $10K Pot Limit Omaha title, and first-time winners, Anthony Denove, Alexandre Reard, Gershon […]