Tag Archives: poker player’s championship
- Matthew Ashton: No Longer the Surprise Package
June 5, 2014
Lee Davy sits down with the reigning $50,000 Poker Players Championship champion to talk about his return to the World Series of Poker (WSOP), just one year after announcing himself firmly on the world stage. Whilst I am pretty sure Matthew Ashton was blipping furiously on many people’s radar before...
- WSOP Recap: Brunson Has a Change of Heart and David Vamplew Takes Another Second
July 3, 2013
The Godfather of poker has had a change of mind. Just a few weeks ago Texas Dolly sent a tweet to his 395,909 Twitter followers to tell them that he was done with playing WSOP events in 2013. The tweet prompted speculation that Brunson was retiring, something that the main...
- WSOP: Weissman wins bracelet and The Grinder leads the PPC
June 28, 2012
Joey Weissman has become the latest player to be rewarded for his fine play with a World Series of Poker bracelet after taking down Event #46: $2.5k NLHE. Weissman was strong coming into the day with the chip lead and never really looked back. The talk of nerves just didn’t...
- WSOP: Controversy in the PPC
June 26, 2012
British poker player Neil Channing continues a long wait for his first WSOP bracelet after relative rookie Henry Lu taught him how it’s done in Event #43: $1,500 NLHE. At one point Lu had been on his final two big blinds but from then on there was no looking back...
- Happy to be back in the saddle, but Brunson misses his H.O.R.S.E.
May 29, 2010
The decision to drop the five-variation H.O.R.S.E. event from this year's WSOP in favor of an eight-variation Poker Player's Championship was done largely at the request of ESPN, who claimed some of the H.O.R.S.E. variants were hard for viewers at home to follow. The change isn't sitting well with the...
Confessions of a Poker Writer: Those Naked Koreans
May 23, 2014
Andrew Moseley On The Cash Games in Macau
May 21, 2013