November 4, 2011
After tabulation of the voting by the eighteen living members of the Poker Hall of Fame and seventeen poker media representatives, World Series of Poker officials announced on Thursday that two venerable members of the poker community, poker champion Barry Greenstein and poker entrepreneur/player Linda Johnson, will be enshrined in the Poker Hall of Fame …
October 6, 2011
With the World Series of Poker Europe looming on the horizon, Team Americas captain Phil Hellmuth and Team Europe captain Bertrand ElkY Grospellier have chosen their teams for the second-ever battle for the Caesars Cup.
Grospellier is opting to go for the younger, more aggressive sect with the selection of his four team members. It …
September 2, 2011
In an attempt to at least partially fill the online poker void in the United States now that internet poker rooms are slim pickings in the country, 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Jamie Gold has launched a free online poker room dubbed FreeGoldPoker.com.
Unlike subscription-based online poker rooms, which charge a monthly …
August 14, 2011
PROFILE Name: Ben Lamb Age: 26 Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma Online Handle: benba In 2011, Ben Lamb put together one of the most impressive performances the World Series of Poker has ever seen.
And with a date at the Main Event final table set for November, Lamb’s fairy-tale series is far from over. The 26-year-old had …
August 6, 2011
With the World Series of Poker coming to a halt in Las Vegas this month, many pro poker players were left with one underlying question: What’s next? Some threw in the towel, dusted off their resume and entered the competitive job market. Others, though, have made efforts to move out of the country in order …
July 20, 2011
Here we go. One more day until we know the identities of the November Nine. Day 7 of the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event is history and with 35 eliminations on Monday, just 22 players — less than three tables — remain. And as has been the case for the last week, …
June 29, 2011
Considering he has a record eleven World Series of Poker gold bracelets, the old saying always the bridesmaid, never the bride wouldn’t quite be appropriate, but it must feel like that for Phil Hellmuth this summer. Early Tuesday morning, Hellmuth fell just shy of his twelfth bracelet for the second time at the 2011 …