Hall of Fame members will now vote on the finalists, and the lone inductee will be announced Dec. 30 on the final day of the WSOP Main Event.
Fourteen new episodes will be released weekly starting at 5 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday on the subscription streaming service PokerGO.
The Argentine will face the winner of the U.S. portion heads-up for the bracelet Dec. 30 at the Rio. He finished seventh in the Main Event in 2017.
Joseph Hebert will take a huge chip lead into the final table of the U.S. portion of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em Championship.
Three-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Upeshka De Silva leads the field so far in the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em Championship.
The WSOP Main Event, the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship, will be held starting Sunday in a hybrid live/online format.
The poker stars, who have a long-standing feud, have completed 6,227 hands of their 25,000-hand heads-up No-limit Hold’em grudge match.
The World Series of Poker announced plans Friday for a hybrid online/live Main Event, the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship that is televised annually on ESPN.
Doug Polk, a 31-year-old who lives in Henderson, and Daniel Negreanu, a 46-year-old who lives in Las Vegas, have played 1,372 of their scheduled 25,000 hands.
Daniel Negreanu has become something of a lightning rod for criticism in the past few years, with those attacks often spearheaded by Doug Polk.
The all-time World Series of Poker bracelet leader prevailed for the third straight time against rival Antonio Esfandiari in a heads-up match.
Poker player Sam Grizzle, a longtime pro who sparred with star player Phil Hellmuth verbally and physically, died Tuesday, according to multiple reports. He was 67.