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World Series of Poker

POKER CHAMP!

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 11.06.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old poker pro from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, claiming the $8.4 million...

Defending World Series Of Poker Champ Bows Out

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Greg Merson will not repeat as champion of the World Series of Poker main event. The 25-year-old Merson was knocked out of the tournamen...

How Poker Can Tell Us If a Person Will Blow His Money

Don McNay | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Poker players frequently give off signals that tip off the kind of cards they have. It is the same thing in these conferences. I would actually pay the attorneys and clients to bring me to meditations as I can spot problems and make corrections before they get money in their hands.

Vegas Poker Rooms Fold

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS — The Tropicana hoped to step back into the big leagues when it opened its poker room in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, touting it ...

Online Poker Room Wants To Go Brick-And-Mortar

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — The owner of the world's largest online poker website wants to add a brick-and-mortar casino to its portfolio. ...

24-Year-Old's Big Poker Pay Day

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

-- A Maryland poker professional won the World Series of Poker main event, outlasting his final opponents in a marathon card session of nearly 12 hou...

Why Poker Champ Isn't Getting His $11.7 Million

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Poker champ Phil Ivey recently played a different card game and won $11.7 million. But did he play Crockfords casino for a sucker? The ritzy London...

Art of Living: Poker and Mindful Meditation

Kate Moulene | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

I have found the most productive, fun, and effective exercise for mastering discipline comes from playing poker. Fifty-two cards, eight opponents and a lifetime of lessons that can be applied to just about everything.

My Impossible Run Through the World Series of Poker

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 09.10.2012 | Sports
Jonathan_Miller

My goal was fairly modest: I wanted to enjoy as much of this experience as I could, so I ventured to survive until the end of Day 1, after which only 15 percent of the field would be left sitting.

The World Series Of Poker Is Back

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- For serious poker players, it's like Christmas and the Olympics combined. The World Series of Poker opened in Las Vegas Monday with it...

RIchest Poker Prize Ever?

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 06.12.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at the World Series of Poker this year will generate the richest top prize in poker...

Pius Heinz Wins The $8.72 Million Prize At The World Series Of Poker

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — Earlier this year, Pius Heinz was deciding whether to play cards full-time. Now that the 22-year-old German has won the $8.72 milli...

Winning Tips at the World Series of Poker

Harmon Leon | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Hands are the biggest giveaway when collecting information on your opponents. Check to see if their hands are flat or arched in a ready-for-action position.

Decision Strategy: Learning From Poker

Annie Duke | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business
Annie Duke

Poker at its best is really just a decision making problem with lots of similarities to the kinds of problems you are presented with in life.

Skokie Man Rakes In Big Money At World Series Of Poker

Skokie, IL Patch | George Slefo Email the Author | Posted 09.24.2011 | Chicago

At the ripe age of 20, Tom Koral looked 16. That was 2004, when Koral was trying to get into casinos to play poker. Like many college students, Kor...

Jessica Prois

All-In For Charity: Which WSOP Players Donate Some Of Their Earnings?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.17.2011 | Impact

As The World Series of Poker wound down Tuesday, there was more than just chips and big checks at stake. The numbers haven't been added up as there...

Culture Forecast: Zach Braff Wrote A Play, And More News This Week

Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

Monday, July 18 "Mann v. Ford" -- part of HBO's summer series of documentaries -- follows the Ramapough Indians' lawsuit against Ford. A bit of bac...

Paul Pierce Eliminated From Main Event

Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- With only 20 minutes to go in Level 9, Paul Pierce made his exit from the WSOP main event. The NBA All-Star had been the attention of all...

Celtics Star Reaches 2nd Day At World Series Of Poker

ESPN | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

A total of 2,181 players started play on Day 1C and after the end of Level 4, less than 1,300 have kept their dreams of a WSOP main event title alive....

Poker Player Wins $1.1 Million In Vegas

Stow, OH Patch | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

A dream has become reality for Stow resident Joe Ebanks, who overcame a field of 474 players to win a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet - an...

Jason Mercier: New Young Gun on the Poker Scene

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Jason Mercier, the 23-year-old poker star, talks about his decision to go pro, his gamesmanship, and who his archrival is.

Poker With Flair at the Latin American Poker Tour

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Like a swarm of crickets, that familiar sound of clicking poker chips fills the tournament room inside the Atlantic City Casino.

The Faces and Style of the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT)

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports
Harmon Leon

Tournament poker is also about big personalities. At the LAPT, the personalities are even bigger.

SHOCK: World Series Of Poker Stud DIES During Flight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul Kitsos, a "morbidly obese" would-be World Series of Poker competitor, died during his flight to the tournament, according to the New York Post. T...

Poker Pros Make Excellent Traders, Says Harvard Finance Professor

bloomberg.com | Mason Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Brandon Adams, who teaches behavioral finance at Harvard University's Department of Economics, says some of the best candidates...