Phil Hellmuth finished second in the $3,000 buy-in Freezeout No-Limit Hold’em tournament early Sunday at the WSOP at Bally’s Event Center.
David Schoen covers the Vegas Golden Knights/NHL and the World Series of Poker for the Review-Journal. Prior to arriving at the R-J in 2008, the Southern California native was a reporter and editor at the Oakland (Calif.) Tribune and Wisconsin State Journal. A University of Wisconsin graduate, he enjoys golf, Arsenal Football Club, and Ed Hochuli's lengthy penalty explanations.
The WSOP’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship, better known as the Main Event, begins Sunday at Bally’s. The final table is set for July 15 and 16.
Joey Chestnut has won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest six straight years and is the heavy favorite to take home the Mustard Belt again Monday on Coney Island in New York.
Doyle Brunson, 88, announced Thursday on his verified Twitter account that he was skipping the World Series of Poker Main Event, which starts Sunday.
Caesars Sportsbook posted a prop bet that Charles Barkley will finish in the top 70 next week at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.
The Golden Knights currently are 12-1 at the Westgate SuperBook to hoist the Stanley Cup in 2023 after opening at 16-1 more than two weeks ago.
Eric Smidinger of Evergreen, Colorado, won the World Series of Poker’s $1,000 buy-in Seniors No-limit Hold’em Championship on Monday at Bally’s Event Center.
BetMGM confirmed that a bettor turned a free $500 bet into a $269,000 win on a three-team futures parlay that cashed when the Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup Final.
The Raiders went 10-7 last season and reached the postseason for the first time since 2016, but the AFC West is arguably the NFL’s best division this season.
Joey Weissman of Syosset, New York, went wire to wire at the final table to win the inaugural BetMGM Poker Championship on Sunday night at Aria.
Phil Ivey fell short of his 11th career World Series of Poker bracelet Saturday at the final table of the $250,000 buy-in Super High Roller No-Limit Hold’em event.
The 31-year-old public defender for Clark County is an accomplished poker player with a World Poker Tour title to his credit. On Wednesday, he added to his resume.
Phil Ivey was looking to break a tie for second place on the all-time WSOP bracelet list, but finished second in the $100,000 buy-in High Roller No-Limit Hold’em tournament.
Soccer superstar Neymar was almost kicked out of a WSOP event Sunday night at Paris Las Vegas before he secured his first career cash.