Sofia Lövgren Proceeds on Day 2 of 2016 WSOP Main Event

Sofia Lövgren Proceeds on Day 2 of 2016 WSOP Main Event

Sofia Lövgren, ambassador of 888poker, continues her successful performance in 2016 World Series of Poker, proceeding on Day 2 of the tournament’s Main Event. In an interview for PokerNews, the young Swedish player said she was primarily a cash-game player and she preferred to combine Las Vegas-based tournaments with live cash games. She has taken part in a total of ten WSOP events up to date and is well-known for as a participant in Colossus and Millionaire Maker, where she managed to finish at the 12th position. The player herself…

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2016 WSOP Main Event Sees the Largest Number of Entries Since 2011

2016 WSOP Main Event Sees the Largest Number of Entries Since 2011

The tournament series of the WSOP have always been among the most anticipated events that take place in Las Vegas on a yearly basis. The Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino has become home of the event and gathers hundreds of participants from all over the world every year. Of course, many events are available, but it is the Main Event that is found the most attractive by rule. This year’s WSOP Main Event has set a record when it comes to the total number of participants registered. A total…

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Clayton Maguire Wins WSOP $1,000 Online No-Limit Hold’em Event

Clayton Maguire Wins WSOP $1,000 Online No-Limit Hold’em Event

The WSOP $1,000 Online No-Limit Hold’em Event was held for a second consecutive year with great success. This year’s edition literally blew away the one that took place in the summer of 2015, with more than 1,240 participants compared to the 905-player field last year. The event was held in two days. The No-Limit Hold’em Championship’s first stage started online, and only the final six players headed to Las Vegas to take part in the live final table. The players were required to be positioned in Nevada in order to…

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Fedor Holz Gets WSOP Bracelet and $4.98 Million by Winning $111,111 One Drop Event

Fedor Holz Gets WSOP Bracelet and $4.98 Million by Winning $111,111 One Drop Event

The popular German high roller Fedor Holz became the victor in the $111,111 One Drop event, winning his first WSOP gold bracelet and $4.98 million. The 22-year-old player, who lives in Germany, had managed to accomplish literally everything that can be done in poker tournaments. The only thing missing was exactly a WSOP bracelet, which he finally managed to get. Now the widely-respected Holz won the $111,111 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em tournament that took place in Las Vegas and was played for more than three days and nights. The prize of…

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Tony Dunst Wins His First WSOP Bracelet in $1,000 Buy-in No-limit Hold’Em Event

Tony Dunst Wins His First WSOP Bracelet in $1,000 Buy-in No-limit Hold’Em Event

The professional poker player and WPT commentator and analyst Tony Dunst managed to get his first WSOP bracelet by winning the $1,000 Buy-in No-limit Hold’Em Event. The 31-year-old Dunst, who is a popular commentator on the WPT TV series and is well-known for his contribution to the game’s growth, collected the top price in WSOP Event #63, which amounted to $339,254 and also became the newest member of poker’s gold bracelet club after outlasting more than 2,450 players in the tournament. The year 2016 has been quite successful for Tony…

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The 888 Summer Special to Take Place at Aspers Casino from July 7-10

The 888 Summer Special to Take Place at Aspers Casino from July 7-10

The most recent 888Live Local event that is to take place is the 888 Summer Special with a prize pool of at least £100,000. The latter is literally just around the corner now, as it is to take place between July 7th and July 10th at Aspers Casino. An official representative of 888poker announced that hundreds of poker players are expected to be attracted to the event that is to require a £500 entry. The 24 players that qualified for the 888 Summer Special through online satellites are also due…

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Top 3 UK New Generation Poker Players

Top 3 UK New Generation Poker Players

Over the last several years, a lot of young players have emerged on the UK professional poker arena. They are considered part of the so-called new generation of poker players, so here is a list with the top three British poker players who have begun their careers in the last few years. 1. Sam “Tricky” Trickett Born in East Retford in 1986, Sam Trickett is currently arguably considered the most famous professional poker player in the UK, and is also undoubtedly the youngest one. The became internationally famous after finishing…

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