After landing a gig doing live reporting for PokerNews during the 2019 World Series of Poker, Geoff Fisk came away with loads of fun and unique experiences.
Here’s Geoff’s recap of his seven weeks working in Las Vegas, offering a unique and interesting perspective on what it was like to witness and experience poker’s Mecca in peak season.
After grinding hard throughout the World Series of Poker, professional players have a variety of ways they choose to tackle the weeks in the immediate aftermath.
In this latest installment of our ongoing Ask the Poker Experts series, poker pros Brian Hastings, Adam Levy, Jonathan Little, and James Obst share what they do post-WSOP. How they handle this unique time on the poker calendar can prove to be instructive for the rest of us.
To some, poker dealers are just a revolving cast of nameless people sitting and tossing cards at the felt. Every dealer has a story though, and some, like Emily DeLaine, certainly stand out.
In this interview, we learn about how Emily has quickly risen to prominence as a dealer at the World Series of Poker, what it takes to achieve success as a dealer, and what keeps her going in what can definitely be an exciting but also demanding and sometimes unrewarding profession.
If over a decade’s worth of experiences at the felt have taught Chris Wallace anything, it’s that fame is fleeting and money comes and goes, but relationships can be built to last.
In this article, Chris illustrates that it’s the people you meet along the way as you take your poker journey that make the experiences so enjoyable and worthwhile.
For all it’s pageantry and fanfare, the World Series of Poker seems to have perhaps grown too big for its britches. After 15 years headquartered in the Rio, it seems the time has come for the greatest tournament festival in all of poker to turn over a new leaf and begin a new chapter at a new location.
In this essay, I attempt to capture the multitude of feelings and emotions I’m going through as I prepare to enter and play in my first World Series of Poker bracelet event.
Almost 30 years after having learned the game as a kid around the kitchen table, after over 16 years of being a hardcore poker fan, and after close to a decade being involved in poker media, it’s finally time to take my seat at the table and commence #bracelethunting at the WSOP.