Articles by: Paul Oresteen

“Jakep474″ & “Adversity45″ Make Two Final Tables Each in Majors

Paul Oresteen | September 1, 2014

The action in New Jersey on Sunday night saw two players, “Jakep474″ and “Adversity45″ both make dual final table runs. The large events across all the sites in the Garden State all fell short of the guarantee while their smaller events beat their guarantees. Nevada’s online MTT success comes mostly from WSOP.com, which smashed its [...]

Harut Arutyunyan Wins Legends of Poker for $576,369

Paul Oresteen | August 30, 2014

Harut Arutyunyan entered the final table of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event second in chips and navigated a final table that lasted nearly 200 hands to win the first event of Season XIII. Arutyunyan earned $576,369 and his first title after having just three previous cashes for a total of $3,425. [...]

Sujay Dalal Leads Day 1B of Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

Paul Oresteen | August 30, 2014

Sujay Dalal ended Day 1B of the $10 Million guaranteed Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Main Event as the chip leader with 302,200 and received a $5,000 bonus for ending as the leader. He was followed closely by Joe Kuether and Marvin Rettenmaier at the top of the counts. The field played 13 levels and [...]

Massoud Eskandari Looks for 1st Major Title at Legends Final Table

Paul Oresteen | August 29, 2014

Massoud Eskandari has built a career playing in the card rooms around Los Angeles, has over 100 lifetime cashes and he has a significant chip lead heading into the final table of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event. The field was trimmed from was 16 players to a final TV table of [...]

WPT Alpha8 Announces Third Stop for Season II in St. Kitts

Paul Oresteen | August 28, 2014

The world of super high roller tournaments grew again with the addition of a third stop on Season II of the WPT Alpha8 tour. The $100,000 buy-in event takes place November 2 with Bill Perkins hosting the event at the Royal Beach Casino and Christophe Harbour. The exclusive event has a 48-player cap with a [...]

Tyler Kenney Leads Final 16 to Day 4 in Legends of Poker Main Event

Paul Oresteen | August 28, 2014

At the end of Day 3 of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event Tyler Kenney topped the final 16 players remaining in the field with a stack just shy of 3 million. Kenney was joined at the top of the counts by Jeremy Kottler, Tyler Cornell and Owen Crowe. Andy Frankenberger and [...]

Daniel Colman Leads POY, Dan Smith Moves to 2nd with EPT Win

Paul Oresteen | August 27, 2014

Daniel Colman remains in control of the 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year race following his runner-up finish in the EPT Barcelona Super High Roller which pushed him past the 1,000 point mark. Dan Smith was the biggest mover, jumping five spots to land in second place. Jeff Madsen was the only new player to [...]

Chris Tolone Leads Legends of Poker to Day 3, 67 Players Remain

Paul Oresteen | August 27, 2014

Chris Tolone was the only player to cross the million chip mark after winning a key pot late in the night at the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event. Day 2 began with 250 players and by the night’s end just 67 bagged chips at the end of play. Tolone was joined by [...]

Tyler Cornell Leads Final Day 1 Flight at WPT Legends of Poker

Paul Oresteen | August 26, 2014

The third and final Day 1 flight for the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event was the largest yet with 222 entries. After ten levels the field was trimmed to 95 survivors with Tyler Cornell leading the field as the only player over the 200,000 chip mark with 258,300. The three starting flights [...]

Allen Kessler Wins Third Ring at WSOPC Foxwoods Main Event, $170,031

Paul Oresteen | August 26, 2014

The World Series of Poker Circuit wrapped up its 12-day stay at the Foxwoods Resort with the $500,000 guaranteed Main Event and Allen Kessler won the title after defeating Mark Dube┬áheads-up. Kessler earned his third WSOPC ring, $170,031 and a seat to the 2015 National Championship. “It was very tough,” Kessler said about the heads-up [...]

“johnsnow” & “smallglasses” Win Sunday Majors in New Jersey

Paul Oresteen | August 25, 2014

The last weekend in August before the Labor Day holiday saw the two largest events in New Jersey fall short of the guarantees, but the two smaller events on partypoker.com and WSOP.com both made their numbers. A couple of well know pros, Greg Merson and Jamie Kerstetter, both made final tables in the Garden State. [...]

Day 1B of Legends of Poker Main Event Ends with Nick Grippo Leading

Paul Oresteen | August 25, 2014

The second Day 1 flight of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker Main Event saw 178 players take to the felt and after ten levels of action only 76 players remain. Leading them all is Nick Grippo with 272,400. Three other players crossed the 200,000 chip mark while Jordan Cristos and Alex Condon landed [...]

Randy Bowie Tops Day 1A of WPT Legends of Poker Main Event

Paul Oresteen | August 24, 2014

The World Poker Tour kicked off the Legends of Poker Main Event at the Bicycle Casino with 156 players taking to the felt. After ten levels of action Randy Bowie leads the remaining 52 players of the 156 entrants who took to the felt with 217,800. Former WPT champs Matt Salsberg and Scott Clements landed [...]

Alex Bilokur, George Danzer & Dominik Panka Dominate Elite Rankings

Paul Oresteen | August 24, 2014

The Elite class of events have a wide range of buy-ins, $5,000 – $24,999, and generally includes players who topped huge field in highlight events. The 2014 World Series of Poker had a huge influence on the World and North America standings where the European standings come EPT winners. The Australasia standings came mainly from [...]

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