Normally locating the chip leader in a large field at the end of the night proves to be a challenge, but Blake Bohn‘s towers of 5,000 chips made him quite easy to spot. Bohn bagged up 807,500 – more than 150,000 chips than Darren Elias in second place – as the chip leader for Day [...]
The WPT Borgata Poker Open allows one reentry, which Mike Sexton is fine with. It’s the unlimited rebuys that he feels gives deep-pocketed pros an unfair advantage.
The name Michael Gagliano might not elicit much of a response from online poker players in New Jersey but mention “ned_plimpton” or “itWasThatOr0″ and they’ll tell you he’s one of the best MTT players in New Jersey today. But Gagliano doesn’t need a reputation or forum gossip to inflate his presence on the tables – [...]
The competition for the single casino license in the Boston area was between Steve Wynn’s proposed casino in Everett, Massachusetts (located on the site of an abandoned Monsanto chemical plant) and the Mohegan Sun backed project to add a resort casino to the Suffolk Downs racetrack in Revere, Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted on [...]
Ryan Riess has faced the ultimate pressure cooker in the WSOP Main Event. This experience has served him well and helps with leaving emotions at the door.
There’s something to be said for knowing your sweet spot. For Mohammad Moeini there’s nothing quite like the home cooking in Biloxi and, for the fourth time in the last two years, Moeini found his way to the winner’s circle Monday. This time around it was a little different, however, as Moeini won the World [...]
The Heartland Poker Tour’s most lucrative location is the Golden Gates Resort in Black Hawk, Colorado, featuring prize pools over $1,000,000 on each of their last six visits. The streak continued for a seventh straight trip this past week as a field of 686 entrants created a prizepool of $1,008,420. The final table featured three [...]
Darlene Lee began Day 1B of the World Poker Tour Borgata Poker Open without her luggage after her airline lost her bags and was just another face in the crowd. Twelve hours later Lee had her luggage, 254,900 chips and a new pair of Monster headphones for being the Day 1B chip leader. Day 1B [...]
Jonathan Little has been teaching players how to improve at poker for years. He admits that while this may make some games tougher, it can be a positive outcome.
Richard Seymour intimidated the NFL’s largest athletes while he won three Super Bowls, played in seven Pro Bowls and was the highest paid defensive player in the league at one point. Seymour retired after the 2012 season and filled his newly found free time with poker. Seymour made the trip to Atlantic City to play [...]
Dwyte Pilgrim has been hitting the gym, and it shows. He says it’s just another way of keeping his game sharp. He’s on his home turf still trying to make great things happen.
Fortunately, it turns out that the cause of James Woods collapsing in the Rio hallway was not a heart attack. He’s back in action at the WPT Borgata Poker Open.
After several tumultuous weeks in the BLUFF Power Rankings, the players at the top finally took it easy and remained steady, for the time being at least. The top six players each maintained the same score and positioning from a week ago, but there’s still been some significant movement – albeit in the wrong direction. [...]