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2021 WSOPE

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated players will be able at the play the 2021 WSOPE.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 3:15 pm
Gershon Distenfeld

Distenfeld reeled in a $204,063 score and pledged to donate all of it to charity.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 1:05 pm
Ottomar Ladva

Ottomar Ladva is now a two-time GGPoker Super MILLION$ champion.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 12:30 pm
Shaun Deeb

Discover what went down on Day 28 of the 2021 World Series of Poker.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 12:25 pm
Farzad Bonyadi

Bonyadi wins his fourth career bracelet and his first for 16 years.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 8:25 am
Darrin Wright

Wright put on a superb display at the final table and is a worthy WSOP champion.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 7:00 am
Brian Rast

Rast won his fifth WSOP bracelet and now has his sights set on the Poker Hall of Fame.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 6:20 am

Pot-Limit Omaha is the second most played poker variety available at the World Series Of Poker. As its popularity continues to increase year by year, we are seeing an influx of Texas Holdem players trying out four cards. With two major high roller PLO tournaments happening this week at the WSOP - Event #45: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship & $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed), we took the opportunity to ask some high stakes poker players to give us their advice for new players. Featuring: - Dylan Weisman: WSOP Event #28: $1,000 PLO 8-Handed Winner 2021 - Adam Hendrix: Poker Masters $10,000 PLO Event Winner 2021 - Jan-Peter Jachtmann: European Masters Series € 2,200 PLO Main Event Winner 2014 You can follow Event #53: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) here: https://bit.ly/2021WSOP52 For more coverage of the WSOP, follow PokerNews at: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokernewsdotcom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pokernewsdotcom TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pokernews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerNews Our coverage of the WSOP is powered by ClubGG.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 4:38 am
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Phil Ivey launched a new NFT that will have the investment world buzzing.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 4:30 am
Jeff Platt

Find out who captured WSOP gold bracelets and hear some winner interviews.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 2:30 am

Tommy Le has captured World Series of Poker gold again by besting a field of 344 entries in Event #45: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship. Le locked up $746,477 in prize money, bringing his WSOP earnings over the $2 million mark. The win not only rewarded Le with his second bracelet but also his second victory in this very event with Le previously winning the PLO Championship in 2017. Le defeated Jordan Spurlin heads up who will take home $461,360 for his second-place finish. He further cemented his status as one of the best PLO tournament players in the history of WSOP with eight official final table appearances and one unofficial final table in a 6-max tournament since 2010. Lára met with Le after his bracelet ceremony to find out what his PLO legacy means to him, how he has developed his "gut instincts" when playing, & what's next for the Omaha champion. You can find more on Le's final table victory here: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/10/tommy-le-wsop-pot-limit-omaha-championship-second-40133.htm For more coverage of the WSOP, follow PokerNews at: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokernewsdotcom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pokernewsdotcom TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pokernews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerNews Our coverage of the WSOP is powered by ClubGG.

Posted: October 28, 2021, 1:04 am

After eight and a half hours of play on Day 4 of Event #43: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em at the 2021 World Series of Poker, it was cash game player Anthony Denove who took down the first-place prize of $446,983 and his first WSOP bracelet. Up until this week he had $76k in live earnings, with his biggest recorded cash being $6,000 has more than tripled his lifetime earnings with his win here today. “It’s been my dream to win a bracelet,” Denove said overcome with emotion. Denove, who also recently became a father, was the start of the final table chip leader, full of big names like Michael Wang, Jeff Platt, and David Guay. Lára met with Denove at his bracelet ceremony to find out more about his career in poker & what this big win means to him & his family. You can read the full story here: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2021/10/anthony-denove-wsop-double-stack-40134.htm For more coverage of the WSOP, follow PokerNews at: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokernewsdotcom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pokernewsdotcom TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pokernews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerNews Our coverage of the WSOP is powered by ClubGG.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 11:33 pm

Three bracelets were awarded yesterday. Tommy Le won Event #45: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship for his second WSOP bracelet and $746,000. He defeated Jordan Spurlin heads up. He won this same event back in 2017. Meanwhile Alexandre Reard won Event #47: $5,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em 8-Handed from a field of 491 players. He won $428,000 and his first WSOP bracelet. Elsewhere cash game player Anthony Denove, shipped Event #43: $1,000 DOUBLE STACK No-Limit Hold'em for $446,000 & his first WSOP bracelet. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be for PokerNews podcast co-host Jeff Platt who finished in 4th place. Four events are still in play today. Benny Glaser leads the final eight in Event #49: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship & the final will play out today live on PokerGO. Event #50: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed was reduced from 1569 entries down to just 66 on day 1. The chip leader returning for Day 2 is two-time WSOP bracelet winner Eric Froehlich. Day 1 of Event #44: $3,000 6-Handed Limit Hold'em also completed yesterday, with a field of 997 reduced to just 41. Finally Event #48: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold'em has played down to a final table and will crown a champion today. Today’s schedule sees two more events added - Event #52A: $1,000 SENIORS No-Limit Hold'em Championship at 10a.m., and Event #53: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) at 3p.m. See our interview with Gershon Distenfeld here: https://youtu.be/SyPXILnC12o You can find live reports on all of today's events at PokerNews.com, or directly via the links below: Event #48: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold'em - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP48 Event #49: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP49 Event #50: $600 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em/Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack 8-Handed - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP50 Event #51: $3,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP51 Event #52A: $1,000 SENIORS No-Limit Hold'em Championship - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP52 Event #53: $25,000 High Roller Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) - https://bit.ly/2021WSOP53 For more coverage of the WSOP, follow PokerNews at: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokernewsdotcom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pokernewsdotcom TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pokernews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerNews Our coverage of the WSOP is powered by ClubGG.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 10:35 pm
WSOP Circuit

The Global Casino Championship will become invite-only “Tournament of Champions.”

Posted: October 27, 2021, 9:40 pm

Gershon Distenfeld is a recreational player & family man originally from New York, but now residing in New Jersey. He works for AllianceBernstein as co-head of Fixed Income and Director of Credit. He famously final tabled the 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event last year & most notably, donated his entire 8th place finish, for $125,855, to various charities. Returning to the WSOP this year, the run good continues for Distenfeld as he finds himself facing down yet another Word Series Of Poker Final Table, this time in Event #48: $1,500 SHOOTOUT No-Limit Hold'em. Lára met up with him just moments after he won his heads up match to hear about his dedication to good causes & how others can follow his lead by playing a small but significant part in giving back. You can follow Gershon's final table here: https://bit.ly/2021WSOP48 For more coverage of the WSOP, follow PokerNews at: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pokernewsdotcom Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pokernewsdotcom TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pokernews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerNews Our coverage of the WSOP is powered by ClubGG.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 4:18 pm
Rob Wazwaz

Rob Wazwaz became just the eighth player to make the MSPT Hall of Fame.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 3:00 pm
PokerStars Right To Play

Learn how PokerStars helped to raise almost £565,000 for the Right To Play charity.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 1:35 pm
Benny Glaser

Find out what went down on Day 27 of the 2021 World Series of Poker.

Posted: October 27, 2021, 11:10 am
Poker Terms Explained

Moneymaker Effect Daily Deepstacks Amazon Room Hall of Fame Last Woman Standing Bubble Final Table

Posted: October 27, 2021, 11:00 am
WPTDeepstacks Main Event Online

Kelly stormed to victory over a 1,041-player field to win over $170,000

Posted: October 27, 2021, 11:00 am
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