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WSOP 2011: Oleksii Kovalchuk Wins $2,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em

WSOP 2011: Oleksii Kovalchuk Wins $2,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em

Ukrainian poker pro Oleksii Kovalchuk also lifted his first WSOP title on Friday as he beat out the challenge of Romanian engineer Ionel Anton in heads-up play to win the $2,500 buy-in six-handed no-limit hold’em title, a bracelet and a $689,739.

WSOP 2011: Dan Idema Wins $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship

WSOP 2011: Dan Idema Wins $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship

Canadian Dan Idema lifted the $10,000 buy-in Limit Hold’em title on Friday to improve on his runners-up spot from last year in the same championship.

Andy Frankenberger Lifts WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Crown

Andy Frankenberger Lifts WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Crown

Four World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets were handed out over Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas – with Andy Frankenberger seeing off fellow American Joshua Evans to lift the $1,500 no-limit hold’em crown and $599,153.

WSOP 2011: John Cernuto On Top After Day One of $2,500 6-Handed 10-Game Mix Event

WSOP 2011: John Cernuto On Top After Day One of $2,500 6-Handed 10-Game Mix Event

Las Vegas-based John Cernuto tops the leaderboard on 52,700 chips after day one of the inaugural $2,500 six-handed 10-game mix event, although Texan David Benefield is not far behind on 51,700.

WSOP 2011: Rick Romine is Front-Runner Following Day One of the $1,500 No-Limit Holdem Event

WSOP 2011: Rick Romine is Front-Runner Following Day One of the $1,500 No-Limit Holdem Event

Rick Romine leads the $1,500 No-Limit Holdem event after day one on 176,100 chips following the elimination of 2,151 entrants to leave just 349 for this evening’s play.

WSOP 2011: Anthony Ruberto Leading After Day Two of the $2,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Event

WSOP 2011: Anthony Ruberto Leading After Day Two of the $2,500 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Event

Florida’s Anthony Ruberto will take the chip lead into day three of the $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em six-handed event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2011 after the field was cut down from 189 to 22.

WSOP 2011: Matthew Gallin Leads Final 14 In $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship

WSOP 2011: Matthew Gallin Leads Final 14 In $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship

Matthew Gallin heads the final 14 players after day two of the $10,000 limit hold’em championship at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

WSOP 2011: Chris Viox and Mike Sexton Heads-Up In $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better Event

WSOP 2011: Chris Viox and Mike Sexton Heads-Up In $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better Event

The marathon heads-up scrap between Americans Chris Viox and Mike Sexton will continue this evening before a winner of the $1,500 seven-card stud hi-low-8 or better event can be announced and the top prize of $200,459 handed out.

Mark Radoja Wins WSOP 2011 $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout Title

Mark Radoja Wins WSOP 2011 $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout Title

Canadian Mark Radoja has lifted the $5,000 no-limit hold’em shootout event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2011 in Las Vegas.

Negreanu Gives His Backing to Ivey Over Full Tilt Controversy

Negreanu Gives His Backing to Ivey Over Full Tilt Controversy

Canadian superstar Daniel Negreanu has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Phil Ivey’s decision to boycott the World Series of Poker (WSOP) 2011 in protest at website Full Tilt Poker’s slow return of money to their American customers.

John Monnette Takes the WSOP 2011 $2,500 Eight-Game Mix Crown

John Monnette Takes the WSOP 2011 $2,500 Eight-Game Mix Crown

John Monnette is fast making a name for himself in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas after last night lifting the $2,500 eight-game mix event for $278,144.

WSOP 2011: Bertrand Grospellier Secures ‘triple crown’ with $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Event Win

WSOP 2011: Bertrand Grospellier Secures ‘triple crown’ with $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Event Win

Frenchman Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier survived a marathon heads-up clash with Steve Landfish to lift the $10,000 seven-card Stud championship, his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet, $331,639 – and the ‘triple crown’.