Articles by: Tim Fiorvanti

Main Event End of Level 34: 3 More Fall, November Nine Bubble Underway

Tim Fiorvanti | July 15, 2014

Just one elimination in the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event remains until the series calls it a summer. With three eliminations in the first half of Level 34, the November Nine bubble was reached and tensions were high. On two separate occasions a player’s tournament life was on the line on that bubble [...]

Main Event End of Level 33: Jorryt van Hoof Takes Big Lead; 13 Players Remain

Tim Fiorvanti | July 15, 2014

The November Nine is creeping closer by the hour, and players are starting to stake their claims to one of the final table spots at the final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event. Jorryt van Hoof made a serious run towards the top in this level, eliminating players at the beginning [...]

Main Event End of Level 32: Sindelar Leads Final 16 Into Dinner, Politano Surging

Tim Fiorvanti | July 14, 2014

Only seven people stand between this year’s November Nine and their destiny, but the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is still wide open with 16 players left. They’re all off on what might be the most stressful meals of their lives, but they’re better off than the three people whose Main Event final [...]

Main Event End of Level 30: Dempsey and Roberts Exit Early on Day 7

Tim Fiorvanti | July 14, 2014

The last day of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event is underway, and the race for spots in the November Nine is on. The final 45 minutes of Level 30 kicked off Day 7 action, with two players making their exit from the main table. Mark Newhouse was the first player to grab [...]

Main Event End of Level 28: Jacobson, Keranen & McCorkell Form Lead Pack With 37 Left

Tim Fiorvanti | July 14, 2014

The chips moved around quite a bit during Level 28 of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event, but the field has remained stuck at 37 players for a long stretch. A pay jump of $44,099 awaits those who outlast just a single additional player, and that seems to have weighed on the decision-making [...]

Main Event End of Level 26: 15 Players Fall in Crazy Level, Greer Finds Double

Tim Fiorvanti | July 13, 2014

An absolutely crazy level saw the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event fall from 74 players to just 59 over the course of two hours. Kyle Keranen’s kept his top spot in the chip counts for the time being, but Dan Sindelar and Scott Palmer aren’t far behind. Garrett Greer, who spent much of [...]

Main Event End of Level 24: Newhouse Crosses 8M Chip Mark, Scott Palmer Cruising

Tim Fiorvanti | July 13, 2014

Just one hour remains on Day 5 of the 2014 World Series of Poker and Mark Newhouse continues to strengthen his bid for back-to-back November Nines by the hour. By the end of Level 24 Newhouse had crested to 8,269,000, which is almost 1 million more than he brought to the final table in 2013. [...]

Main Event End of Level 22: Einhorn Busts, Play Slows, Time for Dinner

Tim Fiorvanti | July 12, 2014

The players still in the hunt for the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event title are now off to dinner. By the time they return, those 146 people will have spent seven and a half hours on dinner breaks alone so far in this tournament. Bruno Politano has maintained the overall chiplead through Level [...]

Main Event End of Level 20: Kyle Keranen Takes Over Chiplead, 234 Remain

Tim Fiorvanti | July 12, 2014

We’re entering the crucial stages of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event, and with the first level of Day 5 in the books there’s a new chipleader in town. Kyle Keranen has been this deep in the Main Event once before, having finished 38th in the 2012 WSOP Main Event, and now he’s [...]

Main Event End of Level 18: Ivey Washes Out, New Contenders Emerge

Tim Fiorvanti | July 12, 2014

Level 18 of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event was an unkind one for former chipleaders. Both Phil Ivey and Aaron Wilt, who each spent several days at or near the top of the counts, made their exits this level. Ivey didn’t last long after being moved away from the televised table as [...]

Main Event End of Level 16: Dan Smith Surges to Lead as Bubble Bursts

Tim Fiorvanti | July 11, 2014

Day 4 of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event featured one of the more exciting events in all of poker – the biggest bubble in terms of scale that’ll be seen all year. More than 50 people had to go out before that could happen, and it the remainder of Level 15 and [...]

Top Spots Tight as Bubble Looms for Day 4 of 2014 WSOP Main Event

Tim Fiorvanti | July 11, 2014

The most famous bubble in all of poker is upon us at the 2014 World Series of Poker, with just hours separating almost 700 fortunate souls from a guaranteed Main Event payday. Just hours after the final WSOP hands of the summer were played in the Pavilion Room, the final table in the Brasilia Room [...]

Following Phil Ivey: A Few Orbits With the 10-Time WSOP Bracelet-Winner

Tim Fiorvanti | July 9, 2014

It was another good summer for Phil Ivey at the 2014 World Series of Poker. He won his 10th career WSOP bracelet in the 8 Game Mixed Event, joining the likes of Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan with only Phil Hellmuth ahead of him on the all-time list. That victory also won him a nice [...]

2014 Main Event Days 2A & 2B Roll Along as Jacobson Maintains Top Stack

Tim Fiorvanti | July 8, 2014

With the groundhog day of three starting sessions behind us in the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event, less than two days of poker separate the entire remaining field from being housed under one roof. The players on Day 2A and 2B, which are going on simultaneously in three different rooms, are more than [...]

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