David Peters collected the overall title again at PokerGO’s high-stakes tournament series, and Sean Winter won the $50,000 buy-in Main Event.
A total of 88 WSOP bracelet events will be held from Sept. 30 to Nov. 23 at the Rio, with buy-ins ranging from $400 to $250,000.
The flagship World Series of Poker was canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic and was delayed from its normal summer dates until the fall this year.
Ian Steinman officially won the $2,200 buy-in Benny Binion Summer Shootout on Saturday at the South Point, earning $65,000 in a three-way deal.
Eli Elezra, 60, won an event at the U.S. Poker Open, and Steve Zolotow, 76, is second on the overall series leaderboard at the PokerGO studio by the Aria.
The tournament series starts Thursday with a $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em event, the first of 12 big buy-in events at the PokerGO studio by the Aria.
Longtime gambling author Mason Malmuth takes on the many issues of poker rooms in his new book “Cardrooms: Everything Bad and How to Make Them Better.”
A felon has been arrested in connection with the theft of a safe loaded with $1 million in cash and poker chips from a professional poker player’s Henderson home in February.
The stakes will double again as Phil Hellmuth attempts to win his third straight “High Stakes Duel” match against Daniel Negreanu at the PokerGO studio.
Phil Hellmuth won the second round of their “High Stakes Duel,” a $100,000 buy-in heads-up No-limit Hold’em match at the PokerGO studio by the Aria.
Phil Hellmuth said Daniel Negreanu was being “condescending” during their first “High Stakes Duel” match. The second round will be broadcast Wednesday.
The subscription video service PokerGO will use a ranking system with $100,000 to the winner. The first event starts June 3 at its studio by the Aria.