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Ponzi Scheme Victims Sue for Hold’em Poker Pots

Ponzi Scheme Victims Sue for Hold’em Poker Pots

Famous people like Tobey Maguire, Matt Damon, Gabe Kaplan and Leonardo DiCaprio involved in a lawsuit for winnings in high stakes poker games.

Jason Mercier Lifts $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha Crown

Jason Mercier Lifts $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha Crown

Jason Mercier showed skill, determination and maybe a little luck – according to British player Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott – to take down event No.35, the $5,000 six-handed pot-limit Omaha tournament, at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 in Las Vegas last night.

David Williams Leads First Day Of WSOP 2011 $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha

David Williams Leads First Day Of WSOP 2011 $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha

American David Williams finished day one of event No.39, the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/ Omaha tournament, as chip leader at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 in Las Vegas last night.

Daniel Negreanu Accuses Michael Binger of Cheating in WSOP H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Daniel Negreanu Accuses Michael Binger of Cheating in WSOP H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Michael Binger leads after controversy when, following Daniel Negreanu’s cheating accusation, director Robbie Thompson became involved to find a solution.

Jon Spinks Leads Day 1 WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Jon Spinks Leads Day 1 WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

British player Jon Spinks will take the largest chip stack into day two of the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event this evening at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 in Las Vegas.

Thomas Miller Leads WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Day 2

Thomas Miller Leads WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Day 2

The second day at the $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) saw New York State’s Thomas Miller emerge as the chip leader in Las Vegas.

Gregory Brooks Leads WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha

Gregory Brooks Leads WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed Pot-Limit Omaha

New Jersey’s Gregory Brooks emerged as the front-runner after day two of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $5,000 six-handed pot-limit Omaha event in Las Vegas.

Ron Ware Leads WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Ron Ware Leads WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Ron ‘Grumpy’ Ware won’t be too unhappy after the first day of the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 in Las Vegas.

Mark Schmid Wins WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Mark Schmid Wins WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Michigan’s Mark ‘pimpindonks’ Schmid picked up $488,283 and his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet after defeating Australian Justin Cohen when heads-up in the $1,000 no-limit hold’em event in Las Vegas last night.

Marvin Rettenmaier Tops WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Leaderboard

Marvin Rettenmaier Tops WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Leaderboard

Germany’s Marvin Rettenmaier ended the first day of the $2,500 no-limit hold’em event as chip leader at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.

2011 WSOP Rising and Falling Stars

2011 WSOP Rising and Falling Stars

There are names in poker and then there are BIG names in poker. If you don’t know who Stu Ungar is in the world of poker, then you don’t know poker. I bring Ungar up not because he is making news, but because he made so much news when he was alive. He’s a great example of the ultimate rising star, burning bright and brilliant, and of the penultimate falling star, cutting through the atmosphere and burning and crashing into one big ball of fire.

WSOP 2011: Mike Souza Leads $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em After Day 2

WSOP 2011: Mike Souza Leads $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em After Day 2

San Diego’s Mike Souza holds the chip lead after day two of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $1,000 no-limit hold’em event in Las Vegas.