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Matt Jarvis Secures WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Title

Matt Jarvis Secures WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Title

Canada secured a fifth gold bracelet at this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) with Matt Jarvis’ success in last night’s $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em event in Las Vegas.

Schock and Awe as Mitch Bags the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha Bracelet

Schock and Awe as Mitch Bags the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha Bracelet

Mitch Schock, collected $310,225 as he completed the quartet of Friday winners when he took down the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha tournament in the Rio’s Amazon Room by defeating Rodney Brown.

Arkadiy Tsinis Hits Big Time With WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Arkadiy Tsinis Hits Big Time With WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Arkadiy Tsinis took a rather unusual route to WSOP glory in event #38, the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament, having made his name as backgammon champion.

Fabrice Soulier Wins WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Fabrice Soulier Wins WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Avignon native Fabrice Soulier took the $10,000 Buy-In H.O.R.S.E. Championship for $609,130 by defeating dangerous Canadian Shawn Buchanan heads-up as France collected a third bracelet at this year’s event.

Mikhail Lakhitov Fulfils Promise to Wife With WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bracelet

Mikhail Lakhitov Fulfils Promise to Wife With WSOP 2011 $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em Bracelet

Four World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets were won on Friday at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. But no events were finished on Saturday, although a few came very close.

David Lestock Leads Charge to WSOP 2011 $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha Glory

David Lestock Leads Charge to WSOP 2011 $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha Glory

A trio of Americans will head into day three of the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha event at the top of the leaderboard in the Rio’s Amazon Room.

Heads-up Play Halted During WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Heads-up Play Halted During WSOP 2011 $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

The hard-stop rule came into effect during last night’s head-up encounter between Frenchman Fabrice Soulier and Canadian Shawn Buchanan in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship – event #37 – at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Matthew Jarvis Tops WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Leaderboard

Matthew Jarvis Tops WSOP 2011 $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em Leaderboard

Canada’s Matthew Jarvis won a massive pot late in the opening day’s play of event #40 to become the chip leader at the $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold’em tournament in the Rio.

Perry Lin Leads Day 2 of the WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Perry Lin Leads Day 2 of the WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

New Jersey’s Perry Lin is the only player to hit seven figures at the end of day two in event #38, the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em tournament, in the Amazon Room of the Rio.

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

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

Just five players remain in contention for the Word Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em event and the top prize of $749,610 after the third day of play in the Amazon Room of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas last night.

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.