Articles by: Paul Oresteen

Paul Hoefer Wins Little One for One Drop, Andrew Barber Wins HORSE

Paul Oresteen | July 4, 2015

The last preliminary event on the 2015 World Series of Poker schedule before the $10,000 Main Event kicked off at 4 p.m. with the $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship. The $777 Lucky Sevens had two Day 1 flights and three events marched towards awarding a bracelet. Paul Hoefer Wins $1,111 Little One for One Drop & […]

David Peters Leads 27 Players to Super High Roller Bowl Day 2

Paul Oresteen | July 3, 2015

For a couple days the Aria hosted the the Super High Roller Cash Game as a lead up to the mind-numbing $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl. After starting a bit late 43 players sat down to play and only 27 remain with David Peters leading the way. Scott Seiver, Connor Drinan, Bill Klein, Andrew Robl […]

Bill Klein Hopes to Make Another Multi-Million Charitable Donation

Paul Oresteen | July 2, 2015

The $500,000 Super High Roller Bowl at the Aria attracted 42 of the games biggest players. The nosebleed buy-in attracted world-renowned players like Phil Ivey, Ole Schemion and Isaac Haxton for a chance at the the multi-million dollar first-place prize. While every player in the room wants to win, Bill Klein has bit different motivation. […]

Anthony Zinno Leads Final 12 in $25K Pot Limit Omaha High Roller

Paul Oresteen | July 1, 2015

Day 25 of the 2015 World Series of Poker was a rare day with just one bracelet up for grabs. The $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha High Roller rolled in to Day 2 and the $1,111 Little One for One Drop ran two flights with unlimited re-entry for the first six levels. Nakai and Wiener Return […]

Jonathan Duhamel’s 2nd Bracelet Redeems Five Year Journey

Paul Oresteen | June 30, 2015

Jonathan Duhamel shocked himself when he won the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event and since then worked his ass off to avoid the winner’s curse that followed several recent Main Event champs. Duhamel won his second bracelet in the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop for $3.9 million and did it against 135 of […]

Jonathan Duhamel Wins 2nd Bracelet in High Roller for One Drop

Paul Oresteen | June 30, 2015

The Amazon Room was buzzing Monday with Day 2 of the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop playing down to a winner. Then the late event continued the high roller action with the $25,000 Pot Limit Omaha event. Jonathan Duhamel Wins 2nd Bracelet in $111,111 High Roller for One Drop Jonathan Duhamel, the 2010 WSOP […]

Daniel Colman Reflects on his One Drop Charitable Experience

Paul Oresteen | June 29, 2015

Daniel Colman won the 2014 Big One for One Drop event for $15.3 million and went on a run to win 2014 BLUFF Player of the Year and earned $22 million along the way. Colman returned to the World Series of Poker for the first time in a year to play the $111,111 High Roller […]

Dan Colman Leads One Drop High Roller, Four Players Win 1st Bracelet

Paul Oresteen | June 29, 2015

Day 33 of the 2015 World Series of Poker had four final tables awarding four bracelets, all to first-time bracelet winners. The $111,111 High Roller for One Drop kicked off and brought a few players to the Rio for the first time this summer. Dan Colman Leads 46 Players in $111,111 High Roller for One […]

Daniel Negreanu: How He Measures Success & Calling His Shot

Paul Oresteen | June 28, 2015

Daniel Negreanu may be the most recognizable face in poker and the most powerful player in the poker world. He has six bracelets, $28 million in live tournament earnings and has an unmatched passion for the game he loves. By Negreanu standards he’s had a down year at the World Series of Poker – three cashes […]

Carol Fuchs Wins Dealers Choice, First Female to Win Gold in 2015

Paul Oresteen | June 28, 2015

Day 32 of the 2015 World Series of Poker had two final tables, but only one winner. The Pot Limit Omaha and Ladies Championship rolled into Day 2 and the $1,500 DraftKings 50/50 and the $5,000 Turbo No Limit Hold’em event kicked off. Carol Fuchs Wins $1,500 Dealers Choice, First Female Winner of 2015 Carol […]

MIKE LEAH IN FOCUS: Multi-tabling Down the Stretch, Nine Cashes

Paul Oresteen | June 28, 2015

Mike Leah has been nothing less than a World Series of Poker machine playing everyday – sometimes two events at once. Such was the case Saturday when Leah began Day 2 of the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship, cashed in the $1,500 DraftKings 50/50 event with playing less than ten hands and then jumped in […]

Ben Yu Breaks Through in Limit Hold’em, Young Ji Wins After 25 Years

Paul Oresteen | June 27, 2015

Day 31 of the 2015 World Series of Poker crowned three new bracelet winners, kicked off two Championship events and had bracelet event spillover in the Pavilion Room. Ben Yu Wins $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship for $291,456 The $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship brought 11 players back for Day 3. After a back-and-forth heads up match […]

A Peek Inside the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship

Paul Oresteen | June 26, 2015

There are a few events that players circle on the calendar as soon as the World Series of Poker schedule is released and the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship event is one of those special events. The event opened with around 200 players, with most players expecting that number to double by the end of […]

Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Championship, Eli Elezra Wins No. 3

Paul Oresteen | June 26, 2015

The Rio was stretched to its limits Thursday with five events scheduled for a final day, the $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship played down to a final 11 and two more events kicked off: the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em Six Max and the $1,500 Dealers Choice. Mike Gorodinsky Wins $50,000 Poker Players Championship, $1,270,086 Mike Gorodinsky […]