Category: World Poker News

Two Platinum Pass Winners Make Final Table of PSPC

The biggest $25,000 tournament in poker history is down to just eight players, and two Platinum Pass winners have advanced through the field of 1,039 to reach the final of the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold'em Championship. Marc Rivera and Ramon Colillas have about $300,000 in live cashes — nearly all by Rivera — yet they'll be playing for $5.1…

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Kevin Johnson & Ben Thomas Lock Up Global Casino Championship Seats at WSOPC IP Biloxi

The World Series of Poker Circuit wrapped up its latest stop at Mississippi’s IP Biloxi with the conclusion of the $1,700 Main Event, a tournament that drew 382 entries and created a $578,730 prize pool. After three days of action, 27-year old Kevin Johnson prevailed to win $127,319, his first gold ring, and a seat into the season-ending Global Casino Championship. “I felt…

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Paul Michaelis Wins 2018 EPT Prague Main Event in Three-Way Chop

Paul Michaelis wins 2018 EPT Prague Main Event. Michaelis took the lion's share of a three-way deal, earning €840,000 (~$950,000) along with a Platinum Pass to the 2019 PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold'em Championship valued at $30,000. "It feels pretty unreal," said Michaelis, who previously had just a bit over $800,000 in live cashes. "It's an unreal amount of money.…

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Dylan Linde Wins WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic

The World Poker Tour (WPT) wrapped up its 2018 schedule with the $10,000 buy-in Season XVII WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The tournament attracted 1,001 entries, which made it the largest $10K tournament in WPT history. After five days of play, poker pro Dylan Linde emerged victorious to capture a career-high $1,631,468 and a $15,000 seat…

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Boris Mondrus Wins €1,100 EPT National Prague for €382,750

Boris Mondrus dominated the final day's play in the EPT National Prague €1,100, and after just under four levels of play he emerged triumphant to secure himself a €382,750 payday and a PokerStars Players Championship $30,000 Platinum Pass. Mondrus, who hails from Israel, was responsible for all but one of the eliminations on the final day and had amassed…

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Saul Berdugo Victorious in WPTDeepStacks Deauville

The WPTDeepStacks Deauville wrapped up its latest international stop with their €1,100 Main Event at Casino Barriere de Deauville. The WPTDeepstacks Deauville Main Event drew 474 runners (363 unique + 111 re-entries), which created a €500,544 ($567,665) prize pool, and after three days of play, it was France's Saul Berdugo who came out on top to win a €98,000 ($111,141) first-place…

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