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Vegas Briefs: WSOP’s response to staffing issues; Golden Nugget’s 2021 Grand Poker Series underway; Robbins settles $1.25 million lawsuit against Borgata

In this column, we deliver the most interesting topics happening at the entertainment capital including the biggest news, recent updates, and upcoming events within the location. WSOP’s response to staffing issues As exciting as the upcoming 52nd World Series of Poker may be, it’s unlikely that an event of that magnitude, especially amid a pandemic, […]

2021 World Series of Poker’s ten players to watch

This year’s World Series of Poker festivities has gotten everyone wrapped up with excitement moreso than ever, particularly with last year’s events sorely missed by the entire poker community. While there are a number of series happening all year round, it remains undeniable that the annual Main Event festival attracts the toughest and most iconic […]

Online News: Darren Elias signs with Partypoker US; WCOOP 2021 awards $122M in prizes, Record wins for Brazil; WSOP offers additional 11 online bracelets; Dutch market to see major operators’ exit; Unibet launches upgraded software

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms. Darren Elias signs with Partypoker US In a press release earlier this month, BetMGM announced its first addition to the network’s roster of sponsored players. Four-time World Poker Tour champion Darren Elias now […]

People News: Perkins agrees to ambitious fitness bet; Adams forfeits Galfond Challenge; Smith’s charity donation towards Afghan crisis; Chad and McEachern to broadcast this year’s WSOP; Liu expecting twins

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. Perkins agrees to ambitious fitness bet High stakes regular Bill Perkins is in for another hefty prop bet only this time it appears the terms might not be in his favor. At 52 years old, the […]

Interview: Stoyan Madanzhiev talks about his journey towards winning the 2020 WSOP Online Main Event and what’s next for his career

Bulgarian champion Stoyan Madanzhiev’s poker career took a 360-degree turn when he clinched the first ever 2020 World Series of Poker Online Main Event for $3.9M. In this exclusive interview, the 30-year old shared with Somuchpoker a few insights on his life-changing victory, how he got there and his upcoming poker career goals. Additionally, Madanzhiev […]

People News: WSOP rules regarding Covid raises questions among players; Matt ‘ADZ’ Marafioti committed suicide; Former NBA player Burks charged for illegal home games; Poker Pro Locker faces jail time

In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting news and gossip from our favourite poker people. WSOP rules regarding Covid raises questions among players Hosting a live festival where each event attracts hundreds of entrants is especially difficult given today’s current health crisis. The annual World Series of Poker scheduled for this […]

Vegas Briefs: WSOP likely to require masks; Golden Nugget’s Grand Poker Series set for this September; Reopening and closure of various poker rooms

The past few months have been most eventful for the blinding city of Las Vegas with live events returning to the scene as well as the recovering crowd. However, with cases on the rise due to the fast-spreading Delta variant, things have unfortunately taken a turn, beginning with cutting its progress towards normalcy a little […]

2021 WSOP Online [USA] pays out over US$18.2M; Final series wrap

The 2021 World Series of Poker Online [USA] came to a close at WSOP.com with 33 bracelets awarded and US$ 18,295,627 paid out. To wrap up our coverage, we’ve gathered some of the most interesting festival facts for your reading pleasure.  2021 WSOP Online bracelet events numbers and facts WSOP #1 – #33 prize pool: […]