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Cliff Josephy Leads 2016 WSOP Main Event Final Table

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The 2016 WSOP Main Event final table may not have a headlining pro like Daniel Negreanu or Phil Hellmuth, but the chip leader, Cliff Josephy, has an impressive poker resume. The 51-year-old poker pro has won two WSOP gold bracelets along with over $2.64 million in tournament earnings. So who’s joining Cliff ‘JohnnyBax’ Josephy in the hunt for the $8 million top prize? Find out as we discuss what led to the formation of the final table, and take a closer look at each player. Fifth-Largest WSOP Main Event Fueled by over 1,000 guaranteed payouts, this year’s Main Event drew …

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2016 WSOP Recaps for Events 41-55

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The latest set of events at the 2016 WSOP has seen two women triumph, familiar faces add more bracelets to their collection, and a couple of guys with little poker experience win. You can see who these players are below along with everybody else who won in events 41-55 of the 2016 WSOP. Event #41: University Professor Wins $1.5k MONSTER Stack Mitchell Towner admittedly hadn’t played much poker before becoming one of the 6,927 entrants in the $1,500 MONSTER Stack event. But the University of Arizona finance professor got lucky at the right times and won this tourney along with …

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7 Stories to Watch at the 2016 WSOP

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The 2016 World Series of Poker has just kicked off, and we’re sure to see some incredible stories play out over the course of the event. But what storylines should you keep on eye on now? Find out as we cover 7 big stories that will happen during the 2016 WSOP. 1. How Many Players will Colossus II Draw? Last year’s inaugural Colossus lived up to the hype that it received prior to the WSOP. A record 22,374 players paid the $565 buy-in to compete in what is easily the largest poker tournament ever. The only problem is that participants …

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2015 WSOP Quick Recaps: Events 16-20

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There have been more big stories packed into the last five events than at any other point in the 2015 WSOP. But none trump Phil Hellmuth winning his 14th-career gold bracelet, giving him a dominating four-bracelet lead over any other player in history. That said, let’s discuss Hellmuth’s incredible achievement along with the other great stories from WSOP Events 16-20. Event #16: Engineer Adrian Buckley wins Millionaire Maker and $1.28m The $1,500 Millionaire Maker drew a massive 7,275-player field, with everybody hunting for the $1,277,193 payout. And there were even some famous pros in this amateur-heavy event, including Olivier Busquet …

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Silicon Valley Elites’ Home Poker Game includes Phil Hellmuth

World Series Of PokerSome of the world’s biggest poker cash games take place at Macau’s StarWorld Casino and Las Vegas’ Aria (Ivey Room). But Chamath Palihapitiya’s home poker game could give these two venues a run for their money, at least in terms of prestige.

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Weekly Flop: Colman Rethinks Hellmuth Statements | Canseco Loses Finger | Macau Not Crazy

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Dan Colman let the poker world know about his negative opinion regarding the “spineless” Phil Hellmuth. But he recently added a toned-down version of his rant against the Poker Brat…

Why is former baseball star Jose Canseco stealing poker headlines? Because he can’t seem to keep his fingers attached…

Still think Macau is full of loose billionaire fish and endless dead money? Dutch poker pro Jorn Walthaus recently explained the reality of Macau’s high stakes scene, which you can read about in the Weekly Flop.

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Baby Hellmuth, Freeway Poker, and Other Strange Poker Stories

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The poker world is a pretty big place, with millions of people playing it worldwide. So it’s no surprise that there have been some strange stories arise from the game. This has especially been the case over the past few months since some very weird occurrences have happened. That said, let’s discuss the weird, wacky and crazy from the summer of 2014. Phil Hellmuth dresses like a Baby Phil Hellmuth has always had a flare for the dramatic, dressing up as Julius Caesar, anarmy general and a boxer for his grand WSOP entrances. So should it be little surprise that …

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Weekly Flop: Hellmuth Targets Duhamel, Tran’s Family, European Success at WSOP

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Thought the ‘Poker Brat’ was dead? Phil Hellmuth brought him back during the 2014 WSOP with a rant to end all rants…Once like any other young poker player, JC Tran used to be more frivolous with his money. However, an older Tran has something that keeps him more in line these days…Like always, the heavy number of American players are keeping gold bracelets in the States. But Europeans are winning their fair share of 2014 WSOP tourneys too. Find out more on these stories in the Weekly Flop. The Poker Brat Returns Not long ago, Phil Hellmuth did a segment …

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Weekly Flop: Reynolds’ Mississippi Grind, Dimmig Millionaire Made, Haunting Hellmuth

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Add another poker movie to the growing list that are in production as Ryan Reynolds is currently shooting Mississippi Grind…Jonathan Dimmig topped a massive 7,976-player field to win the second Millionaire Maker event, thus validating his risky career change…Phil Hellmuth has over a dozen WSOP victories, but it’s the near-wins that still haunt him. Let’s cover all of these stories more in depth in the Weekly Flop. Ryan Reynolds to star in Poker Indie Film The current Hollywood trend surrounding poker involves telling stories of young hotshots turning themselves into millionaires through online poker-related companies – only to lose it …

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Weekly Flop: Ivey’s Chances in Borgata Lawsuit, Hellmuth’s Giveaway, Cyril escapes

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Phil Ivey is involved in another baccarat “edge sorting” lawsuit. Can he win?… If you thought Peter Eastgate was generous by donating his 2008 WSOP bracelet, then consider that Phil Hellmuth just gave away 11 of his… Cyril Mouly survived a deadly attack, where his driver was stabbed to death. Was his sketchy past the reason for the attack? Let’s discuss this question and more in the Weekly Flop. Ivey being sued for $9.6m by Borgata – will he win this and the Crockfords Lawsuit? As many have heard, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa are suing Phil Ivey for …

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