Steve Albini poses for a winner’s photo at the 2022 World Series of Poker after winning Event #32 $1,500 Seven-Card Stud. (Image: WSOP)
World Series of Poker

Nirvana Record Producer, Musician Steve Albini Wins Second WSOP Bracelet

One weekend you’re in Europe playing a music festival with your band, the next you’re in Las Vegas winning a World Series of Poker bracelet. Nirvana record producer and musician Steve Albini secured his second career bracelet at the WSOP when he won a HORSE event over the weekend in […]

Doyle Brunson wins the 1977 WSOP Main Event. (Image: Tony Korody/Getty)
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OG’s Updated List of WSOP Main Event Winners and Champions

Ready for an updated OG List of World Series of Poker Main Event winners? We’ve compiled a complete list of WSOP Main Event  champions, beginning in 1972 with Johnny Moss and including the current champion, Koray Aldemir, who shipped the 2021 version in Las Vegas for $8 million. We’ve also […]

Six-time WSOP bracelet winner Layne Flack passed away in July. (Image: Joe Smith/LasVegasVegas)

Layne Flack Among 10 Finalists for 2021 Poker Hall of Fame

Six-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Layne Flack is among the three new names added to the list of 10 finalists for the Poker Hall of Fame. Flack joins French pro Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier and Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi as first-time Poker Hall of Fame finalists. Flack passed away […]

Erik Seidel won his ninth World Series of Poker bracelet with a virtual victory at the 2021 WSOP Online. (Image: Joe Smith/LVV)

Erik Seidel Wins Ninth WSOP Bracelet in Super Millions High Roller

It’s been 14 long years since Erik Seidel stepped into the winner’s circle as a WSOP bracelet winner. Seidel won his ninth WSOP bracelet — and his first online bracelet — with a come-from-behind victory on Tuesday at the 2021 World Series of Poker Online at GGPoker. He was the […]

The World Series of Poker announced Monday the tournament series is postponed, and hopes to host the event in the fall. (Image:

WSOP Postponed, Tentatively Rescheduled for Fall

Officials announced Monday afternoon that the 2020 World Series of Poker will be postponed, with hopes to hold the tournament series in the fall. Staff ‘Committed to Running’ the WSOP The 51st running of the annual event at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas was originally scheduled […]

Caesars finally found a buyer for the Rio, in all her faded glory. (Image: Getty)

Caesars Finally Sells the Rio, Starting New NBA Rumor

On Sept. 23, Caesars Entertainment announced it had finally sold the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, putting an end to one of the longest running rumors in Las Vegas. A company co-owned by Micheal Fascitelli — also a co-owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks — is buying the property for […]

CEO Ira Pazner's upbeat comments can't overcome 888 Holdings dismal results. (Image: 888 Holdings)

888 Holdings Profits Plummet as Brexit Worries Loom

The Gibraltar-based gaming company, 888 Holdings PLC, reported its pre-tax profit dropped 63% in the first six months of the year, and cut its dividend by 29%. And that may have been the good news. Reading 888 Holdings’ CEO’s Sept 10 comments, one might think the company hit one out […]

The Department of Justice may have thrown a wrence into online gambling plans in the US by revisiting a 2011 interpretation of a 1961 law. (Image:

New DOJ Wire Act Opinion Shakes Maturing US Online Gambling Industry

Gaming industry observers were both freaking out and insisting “no big deal” when it emerged late Monday that the DOJ had reversed a 2011 opinion on the Wire Act with a new interpretation that potentially put an emergent US online gambling industry at risk. The new interpretation of the 1961 […]