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The third starting day for the World Series of Poker 2015 Main Event was as expected, the most popular. By the time late registration closed, another 3,963…
WSOP 2015 $60 Million in Prize Money for the Main Event

A record 3,963 players turned up for starting Day 1C, but the total field size is less than last year.


Perry Shiao made his dream come true and Caio Toledo won a wife at the final table of the Monster Stack.
WSOP 2015: PokerStars Celebrates as Team Pro Jason Mercier Wins His Third Bracelet

Perry Shiao made his dream come true and Caio Toledo won a wife at the final table of the Monster Stack.


Amazingly, Pham entered the wrong tournament, and had never played  2-7 Draw Lowball before.
WSOP 2015: Sam Greenwood, Benjamin Zamani and Christian Pham Win Their First Bracelets

Amazingly, Pham entered the wrong tournament, and had never played 2-7 Draw Lowball before.


Phil Hellmuth is enjoying a chance at bracelet number 14 in the Championship Razz event.
WSOP 2015: Shaun Deeb, Barry Hutter & Konstantin Maslak Celebrate Their First WSOP Bracelets

Phil Hellmuth is enjoying a chance at bracelet number 14 in the Championship Razz event.


The Millionaire Maker kicks off its second Day 1 flight on Saturday.
WSOP 2015: Israeli Idan Raviv Captures WSOP Gold

The Millionaire Maker kicks off its second Day 1 flight on Saturday.


The big news from this weekend’s play at the 2015 {WSOP} has to be the record breaking achievements of event #5, The Colossus which recorded 22, 374 entries.
World Series of Poker Makes History with the “Colossus”

In other weekend action, actor James Woods finished in 7th place in WSOP Event #4.


The 2015 WSOP has got off to a traditional start with the winner of event #1, for Casino Emlpoyees  being won by Brendon Barnette, a poker supervisor at the Pechanga Casino in California.
WSOP 2015: Brendon Barnette, First Event, First Cash, First WSOP Bracelet

The Colossus gets underway today and is expected to break all records for the largest live poker tournament field.


It is important for regulated operators to support content that points out the downsides of playing on unsanctioned sites.
Reads of the Week

Promotional campaigns, concepts to attract recreational players and the future of the sponsored pro are topics discussed in this week’s selections.


Online poker team pros have been to the fore in promotions and marketing news this week, but not entirely in a positive light.
The Deal

Promotional highlights of the week, including partypoker NJ, Borgata Poker, PokerStars, Full Tilt, Winner.co.uk, Ladbrokes & Ultimate Poker.


A recap of C5’s fifth annual Forum on US Online Gaming. PayPal to start taking Bitcoins.
Regulation in Review: US

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation in the US. This week: PayPal’s Bitcoin debut, the US online gaming forum, the latest from New Jersey and Nevada, and more.


This is not your ordinary brand ambassador deal. "It is more like an incentive-based online poker playing program."
Greg Merson at WSOP.com: Not Your Normal Sponsorship Deal

WSOP.com looks to former world champions to promote its brand and play online poker.


WSOP officials could not confirm the signing to pokerfuse, and denied that he was a “sponsored pro.”.
Greg Merson Partners With WSOP.com

WSOP champ signs with the regulated online poker room in Nevada and New Jersey.


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In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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