Bernard Lee interviews longtime poker industry stalwart Garry Gates, who had a once-in-a-lifetime run in the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event, eventually making the final table and finishing in fourth place.
While Phil Hellmuth continues to prove the haters wrong, recently adding a 15th WSOP bracelet to his career total, a number of players have “kept pace with him,” also having managed to win five since Phil won his 10th over a decade ago.
This article lists those players and looks at other players who, if they can continue to sustain their bracelet-winning pace, might give Phil Hellmuth a run for his money in the future. That assumes, of course, that Hellmuth will slow down, which might never happen.
Pretty much every single poker fan has watched the World Series of Poker on TV. When you’ve been doing so for over a third of your life, but haven’t yet experienced it in person, you get serious FOMO.
My maiden trip out to the WSOP was full of incredible experiences, some of which I’ve documented in this blog post about what it’s like to walk around the Rio, and through it’s famed hallways.
I hope you enjoy.
We all know poker’s familiar faces, but some “lesser-knowns” tend to burst on to the scene each year at the World Series of Poker. With the 2016 WSOP on the horizon, it’s time to list some of the top players to watch for, as they see, destined for success and, most likely, the winner’s circle. Have a look and let us know if you agree or disagree with our picks.