Esfandiari Leading WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic

December 9, 2010 by  
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Antonio Esfandiari is continuing to dominate the World Poker Tour Five Diamond World Poker Classic.  The tournament, which is being held at the Bellagio casino is Las Vegas, is in its fifth day, and Esfandiari finished the day with an impressive lead. The WPT Bellagio attracted 439 entrants, and only fifteen players remain today.  Esfandiari [...]

World Poker Tour New Events

November 22, 2010 by  
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The World Poker Tour has announced a new series of events, which they are planning in response to player requests for a WPT Caliber event with a range of more accessible buy-ins. The new events;  The World Poker Tour Regional Series Events (for the USA), and the World Poker Tour National Series Events (for Europeans), [...]

Randal Flowers Wins WPT Festa Al Lago

October 22, 2010 by  
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Randal Flowers made history yesterday when he became the youngest poker player to win multiple World Poker Tour titles.  The 22 year old took down a field of 335 players to earn $831,500 for first place at the WPT Festa Al Lago Main Event, bringing his total tournament earnings to $1.7 million. As well as [...]

World Poker Tour London Event Results

September 8, 2010 by  
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The World Poker Tour London has now conclude.  The event took place at Mayfair’s Palm Beach Casino, and clashed with several other European tournaments, so the turn out this year was just 171 players, a smaller pool than expected, making the prize pool £820,800, with the winner getting £273,783. The tournament was especially interesting for [...]

WPT Legends of Poker No Limit Hold’em Day 2 Rundown

August 24, 2010 by  
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The second day of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker $5,000 no-limit hold’em main event took place yesterday.  Play began at 1pm on Sunday 22nd August.  There were 241 players present at the start of the day, and by the end of the evening just 60 players remained. The chip leader at the end [...]

World Poker Tour Main Event Update

August 22, 2010 by  
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Day 1A of the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker $5,000 no-limit hold’em Main Event tournament began yesterday.  There were 186 entrants on the first day, and by the end of play that day only 90 remained. Noteable day 1 eliminations inlcuded David Pham, Dwyte Pilgrim, Greg Mueller, Jimmy Tran, and Jerry Yang. The chip [...]

Ivey Reaches WPT Final Table

July 16, 2010 by  
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Phil Ivey may not have had much luck at the World Series of Poker this year, but it appears that his fortunes have finally begun to change.  While all eyes are on the Main Event of The World Sereis of Poker, Ivey has entered the WPT Bellagio Cup VI, and made his record breaking ninth [...]

WPT Begins at the Bellagio

July 14, 2010 by  
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All eyes in the poker world may be on the World Series of Poker Main Event, but there’s another tournament taking place in Las Vegas.  The World Poker Tour championship. The World Poker Tour event is a part of the Bellagio Cup VI, which began last month. Just as with the Main Event of the [...]

Carlos Mortenson Wins WPT Hollywood Poker Open

March 27, 2010 by  
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Carlos Mortenson has won the World Poker Tour Hollywood Poker Open, making poker history in the process.  Mortenson is now the most successful player in World Poker Tour history. The event marks Mortensons third World Poker Tour title; he took home $393,820 in prize money for his performance, putting him at the top of the [...]

WPT LA Poker Classic Celebrity Invitational

March 6, 2010 by  
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The World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational has just concluded.  The event attracted stars including Teri Hatcher, Nick Cassavetes, Sara Underwood, Jayde Nicole, LeRon Washington, and Sam Simon, along with a huge range of poker pros, and was a big success. The final, televised table began on Wednesday, and it was LeRon Washington who took the [...]

Amanda Leatherman Leaves World Poker Tour Show

February 20, 2010 by  
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According to many reports around the Internet, Amanda Leatherman will not be hosting the next World Poker Tour TV show. She is reported to be instead joining the PokerStars North American Poker Tour. The rumors have not been officially cofirmed, but a spokesman for the World Poker Tour TV show did say that “Amanda is [...]

World Poker Tour Festa al Lago Concludes

October 29, 2009 by  
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The World Poker Tour’s Festa al Lago has come to an end.  After six nerve-wracking days, Tommy Vedas was crowned the victor, besting Jason Lavallee after nearly two hours of heads up play, which saw chips changing hands back and forth several times. When play began at the final table, Freddy Deeb was placed in [...]

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