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Chris Lee Wins WSOP 2011 $2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix Tournament

Chris Lee Wins WSOP 2011 $2,500 Six-Handed 10-Game Mix Tournament

Maryland’s Chris ‘Genius28’ Lee became the second Duke University graduate to lift a World Series of Poker (WSOP) title in just a few days in Las Vegas last night by seeing off 430 other competitors to take the $2,500 six-handed 10-game mix event.

Sam Stein Wins WSOP 2011 $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

Sam Stein Wins WSOP 2011 $3,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Event

Nevada’s Sam Stein kept his concentration to secure the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s 2011 $3,000 pot-limit Omaha gold bracelet and $420,802 as the third day’s play finished at 5am in Las Vegas.

James Hess Wins $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship WSOP 2011

James Hess Wins $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold’em Championship WSOP 2011

California’s James Hess has lifted the $557,435 top prize and a gold bracelet for winning the $1,000 seniors (50 or older) no-limit hold’em championship at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.

WSOP 2011: Douglas Gibson in Charge After Day 1 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

WSOP 2011: Douglas Gibson in Charge After Day 1 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Douglas Gibson will take a healthy lead into day two of the $1,000 no-limit hold’em event of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas this evening.

Phil Hellmuth in Contention at $10,000 7-card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event

Phil Hellmuth in Contention at $10,000 7-card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Event

Phil Hellmuth is back in contention again in the $10,000 seven-card stud hi-low split-8 or better event, sitting in eight place on 332,000 in event No.33.

Dror Michaelo on Top in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Dror Michaelo on Top in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Event

California’s Dror Michaelo tops the chip leaderboard after day two of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event in the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

WSOP 2011 Chris Viox Wins $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better Event

WSOP 2011 Chris Viox Wins $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low-8 or Better Event

A third bracelet was awarded on Friday as 35-year-old American Chris ‘PiMaster’ Viox lifted his first when coming out on top in the $1,500 buy-in seven-card stud hi-low split 8 or better championship by outlasting 605 other competitors over four days.

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.