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World Series: Two more results for Team PokerStars

Simon Young reports from the World Series on the latest Team PokerStars Pro to make a final table...The pay day will come as little compensation to Barry Greenstein. After three days juggling the extreme swings this game brings, he arrived at the final table of the WSOP $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha with ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 23, 2009 2:53 PM

World Series: Let us prey with Joe Hachem

We've all been there - you're involved in a key hand playing on PokerStars and someone tries to interrupt just at the wrong time. You get a little grumpy, right? That's exactly what happened to Joe Hachem during his time as a motel operator and some guests arrived to check in when he was in a big po...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 21, 2009 6:31 PM

Steve Paul-Ambrose finds mistakes using math

Team PokerStars Pro Steve Paul-Ambrose details a mathematical approach to a hand played during the World Series...The hand: Day two of the WSOP $1,500 NL and there are 270 left. We're in the money, average is around 45,000 and I have 11,100 after losing a flip on the bubble the night before.Dustin D...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 20, 2009 8:26 PM

Tom McEvoy writes: How I won the WSOP Champions Invitational

By Tom McEvoyThe World Series of Poker at the Rio in Las Vegas decided to celebrate the 40th year of the WSOP with a special tournament. The 25 living main event champions were all invited to compete for the title of 'Champion of Champions', with the winner receiving a vintage 1971 bright, cherry re...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 19, 2009 5:19 PM

World Series: Poker on ice

The latest news from the Amazon Room...It seemed like just another day at the WSOP. Four tournaments were winding their way towards conclusion, generating the usual large crowds of railbirds and the just plain curious. But while four bracelets were on the line, focus was beginning to centre on the c...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 18, 2009 7:13 PM

World Series: Mexico hails its Moneymaker

Nearly every country has its own revolutionary hero. Anymore, nearly every country has its own poker revolutionary, someone who has changed the face of the game so dramatically that the country's players will never forget him.Angel Guillen may just be that man in Mexico.Late last night, after a mara...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 18, 2009 5:10 PM

World Series: Angel Guillen wins bracelet and $530K

Angel Guillen will remember this day for the rest of his life. The Team PokerStars Mexico player had already enjoyed a dream start to his live poker career, which began only at the New Year, and now he has topped it by winning a WSOP bracelet.The 26-year-old Mexican proved only a few weeks ago he is...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 18, 2009 10:32 AM

World Series: Chad Brown comes close

A big day results wise for Team PokerStars Pro as Simon Young reports from the Amazon Room...He came agonisingly close to a WSOP bracelet, but Team PokerStars Pro Chad Brown has just busted in third place in the $10,000 Limit event. He collects $188,855 for his three days work.Brown had been a force...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 18, 2009 4:29 AM

World Series: John Duthie's chin up despite heads up defeat

After a long day in the saddle Simon Young reports on the last match of the heads up championship...What a day: eight hours of gruelling, energy-sapping heads-up play to determine who would take the coveted WSOP bracelet for topping the $10,000 World Heads-up Championship. If those of us on media ro...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 17, 2009 1:31 PM

World Series: John Duthie heads above in heads up

John Duthie is the creator of the European Poker tour and throughout the year is often seen patrolling EPT tournament areas itching to pull up a chair himself. Free from any restriction in Las Vegas he's digging in to the World Series heads-up event, as Simon Young reports...If this had been a boxin...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 16, 2009 4:07 PM

World Series: Alex Kravchenko almost bags bracelet no. 3

So close yet so far for Team PokerStars Pro Alex Kravchenko. Having tasted the sweetness of bagging a WSOP bracelet two years ago, he was back today hungry for more.But he fell short on the final table of the $5,000 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Low 8 or Better, busting in fifth place after a battling performa...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 14, 2009 9:54 PM

World Series: Another Chad Brown payday

Chad Brown has built a reputation as a prolific tournament earner, and that's no great surprise as he has more than $2 million under his belt already. What also impresses, however, is his ability to make serious money in all poker disciplines.Over the years, the Team PokerStars Pro, who gave up his ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 13, 2009 6:45 PM

World Series: Gualter Salles out of gas

Simon Young with more news from the front lines of the World Series...Brazilian motor racing team boss Gualter Salles had been in overdrive for the last two days, roaring up the leaderboard in the $1,500 no limit hold'em event. But unfortunately he's just done the poker equivalent of running out of ...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 12, 2009 8:49 PM

World Series: Kara Scott two for two

We on the PokerStars Blog are big supporters of Kara Scott. We work alongside her on the PokerStars EPT circuit, where she presents the television shows, and so are always pleased to see her do well when she's playing at the tables herself. Of late, that is happening more often than not.You may reme...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 12, 2009 8:43 PM

World Series: Your chance to go to Vegas

As we reported earlier on the PokerStars.net blog, the World Series is well and truly underway in Las Vegas. Already Team PokerStars Pros have reaped rewards. Greg Raymer finished third in the $40,000 no limit hold'em; Angel Guillen came close to his first bracelet and Daniel Negreanu cannot miss, s...more

by Stephen Bartley on June 11, 2009 8:36 PM
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