Articles by: Tim Fiorvanti

Everything Old is New Again

Tim Fiorvanti | March 15, 2014

Craig Lumpp & Sean McCormack – The Men Behind the “New” Bellagio Poker Room The Bellagio Poker Room was the crown jewel of the Las Vegas strip from the time the casino opened in 1998 through the entirety of the first wave of the poker boom. The biggest cash games in the world took place [...]

Mr. Consistency

Tim Fiorvanti | February 15, 2014

David Peters wins … and has secretly been doing it for a while now David Peters has quietly amassed more than $3.8 million in tournament earnings over the last nine years — as quietly as someone who’s won $3.8 million can do it. Add another $3.5 million-plus online during that period and the 26-year-old Peters [...]

Monster Deal

Tim Fiorvanti | February 15, 2014

WPT sounds off with musical partnership The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the highlights of the year for a lot of different industries, but poker isn’t usually one of them, despite being located in Las Vegas. It was a different story in 2014, though, as the World Poker Tour announced a new partnership with [...]

The Kid is Alright

Tim Fiorvanti | January 15, 2014

Daniel Negreanu wins BLUFF’s 2013 Player of the Year Looking back on 2013, it’s a little hard to believe that it wasn’t all laid out for Daniel Negreanu from the beginning. After setting some lofty milestones early in the year, though, it’s easy to forget that Negreanu didn’t record a single qualifying cash in the [...]

All in In Sochi

Tim Fiorvanti | January 15, 2014

With the 2014 Winter Olympics set to begin in Sochi, Russia, athletes from all over the world will be competing for their nations and themselves in search of gold medals. The combination of skill and competitive spirit drives each of these athletes to the top of their respective sports, with most of their time and [...]

Riess The Beast

Tim Fiorvanti | December 15, 2013

Ryan Riess finishes his fairytale ride by besting a pro-laden final table and winning the 2013 WSOP Main Event “This is beyond fairytale — it’s inconceivable!” Norman Chad’s description of Chris Moneymaker’s 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event victory is one of the most iconic phrases ever spoken in poker. Even 10 years later, [...]

WSOP Europe 2013

Tim Fiorvanti | November 15, 2013

The seventh running of the World Series of Poker Europe featured as much talk about the future of the event as there was about the action on the felt, at least at the beginning of the series. The third and final year of the Caesars’ contract with Barriere took WSOPE to its third city and [...]