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.
The WSOP is famous for having the best tournament structures in the world. Part and parcel of good structures entails scheduled breaks. How best to spend that break time in between levels, though? What do top pros like Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari, and Joe Cada do on their breaks?
Geoff Fisk takes a detailed look at WSOP breaks in this article, which will give you an idea of how best to spend your downtime while playing in a World Series of Poker tournament.
Playing in the WSOP Main Event is a bucket list item for legions of poker players and fans around the world. When the time comes to finally cross that item off and pony up the $10,000 buy-in, who better to take advice from than past champions who’ve won it all.
In this month’s Ask the Poker Experts column, we poll four past WSOP Main Event winners to see what tips they’d give people playing in the Main Event for the first time. Thanks to Scott Blumstein, Jamie Gold, Joe Hachem, and Chris Moneymaker for participating!
Once you’ve retired as the world’s greatest Olympian of all time, it might be tough to find another outlet to satisfy one’s competitive urges.
That’s why it’s so great to see the legendary swimmer Michael Phelps maintain a passion for poker. Recently, he was spotted at the 2018 World Series of Poker, once again taking part in the annual summer festival and hoping to add a gold bracelet to his collection of athletic trophies.
Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi just won his third career Poker Players Championship event at the 2018 WSOP. The feat has the entire poker world buzzing, calling it one of the greatest achievements in poker history.
In the wake of Mizrachi’s win, we took a look at a number of other great WSOP performances and listed the five we felt stood out among the rest as truly epic. Have a look and see if you agree with our picks.
It’s no secret that poker is a favored pastime among many professional athletes. In past year, numerous athletes have made appearances at prestigious poker festivals such as the World Series of Poker.
With big names like Richard Seymour and Paul Pierce enjoying competing at the felt, it begs the question of which sports stars might show up to play at the Rio this summer?