Tag Archives: Five on Friday
- Five on Friday: WSOP October Nine Disappointments
July 20, 2012
This year’s WSOP Main Event was an interesting one to follow thanks to a number of compelling storylines. But as the tournament was narrowed to its final table in advance of a 102-day hiatus, nearly every one of those storylines was extinguished. The end result is the blandest final table...
- Five on Friday: WSOP Main Event Stories
July 13, 2012
Most weeks I pick a single category for the Five on Friday list. But this Friday happens to coincide with the fourth day of the gargantuan poker epic that is the WSOP Main Event. Right now, before the money bubble bursts, there are still lots of stories out there in...
- Five on Friday: Wall Street’s Top WSOP Performers
June 29, 2012
Former derivatives trader Andy Frankenberger won his second gold bracelet last week at the World Series of Poker. In honor of his win, here’s a look at some of Wall Street’s top performers over the years at the WSOP. 1. Erik Seidel Former stockbroker Erik Seidel has enjoyed more success...
- Five on Friday: Phil Hellmuth’s Top WSOP Feats
June 15, 2012
"Player X won an event this week at the World Series of Poker." There isn't another player you could have said that about in more years than Phil Hellmuth, Jr. He earned his 12th WSOP bracelet this week in the $2,500 Razz tournament, winning $182,793 and making him the clear...
- Five on Friday: Top 2012 WSOP Events for Women
June 8, 2012
There was a time when a woman at a WSOP final table was a rare sight. Over the last decade more women than ever have taken up the game, though, and the WSOP has added significantly more events to its annual schedule. Now it’s not uncommon to see a woman...
- Five on Friday: Las Vegas WSOP Alternatives
May 25, 2012
There was a time when the World Series of Poker was the only game in town. These days there are so many players in Las Vegas during the summer that all sorts of other properties have gotten in on the game, making it possible for anyone to play tournament poker...