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Who Are the 2018 WSOP Final Nine Players?

In years past we had a few days to familiarize ourselves with the Final Nine players at the Main Event Final Table. There was no time for that so Sarah Herring gives a little bit of background on each of the players sitting down at the Amazon Room WSOP Main Event Final Table.

To follow the hand for hand coverage check out: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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2018 WSOP Final Table Day 8 Main Event Hype

Sarah Herring talks to players, media, coaches and fans about the Final Nine Players at the 2018 WSOP Main Event. Joe Cada, Artem Metalidi, Nicolas Manion and Aram Zobian talk about what they have been doing since play ended last night and how they feel coming in. Solve 4 Why team and Valentin Vornicu talk about their horses. Drea Renea explains the vibe in the Amazon room. And Much More!

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Shaun Deeb In the 2018 WSOP Player of Year Race

Shaun Deeb has literally been racing between tables as he multi-tables events on the hunt for the 2018 WSOP Player of the Year Title. Although it isn’t going to be easy with John Hennigan currently leading the way. Sarah Herring talks to him on a break from the $10K 6-Max.

For More Check Out This article: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/07/2018-player-of-the-year-john-hennigan-shaun-deeb-main-event-31439.htm

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6 Players Left in the 2018 WSOP Main Event!

There are only six players left in the 2018 WSOP Main Event and they are all guaranteed $1,800,000. The remaining players share about their experience and what they are hoping for tomorrow. Hear from John Cynn, Aram Zobian, Tony Miles and Michael Dyer. For more on the Main Event, live updates and chip counts check out:

https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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888 Update: WSOP Main Event Day 7

Sarah Herring has all the details as the WSOP Main Event returns with only 26 players. Joe Cada is looking to be the first two time Main Event Champion since Stu Unger. John Cynn busted in 11th place last year and is desperate to make the Main Event Final Table. Sylvain Loosli has already been at the Main Event Final Table in 2013 and is coming back with more skill and experience.

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You can follow hand for hand coverage here: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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2018 WSOP Main Event: The Final Nine is Set in Epic Fashion!

After an incredible last hand the Final Table of 2018 WSOP Main Event is set and Nicolas Manion was launched to the top of the leaderboard. Unfortunately he sent Yueqi Zhu out as the official bubble boy and left Antoine Labat short. But every player still in is full of hope and excitement. Sarah Herring talks to Joe Cada, Tony Miles, John Cynn, Artem Metalidi and more to get a sense of what it feels like to be in poker’s most coveted place.

To follow the coverage hand for hand: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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Phil Hellmuth Wins His 15th WSOP Bracelet!

After a dramatic summer at the 2018 WSOP Phil Hellmuth captures bracelet number 15 in Event #71: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em. He acknowledges the Main Event drama but shares how is doing everything he can to make up for that and make good on it. Hellmuth shares what this bracelet means to me.

To read more about the tournament click here: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/event-71-5000/

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Joe Cada is the Feel Good Story of WSOP Main Event

Joe Cada is poised to make headlines. He won the WSOP Main Event in 2009 and was the youngest player at the time to ever win the Main. He could be the only player since Stu Unger to win multiple Main Events. He could be the first player since Greg Merson to win multiple bracelets that include the Main Event. But, more than anything, this summer highlighted the beautiful relationship between Cada and his father. If you missed that story you can read about it here:

https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/06/fathers-day-joe-cada-supports-father-jerry-on-special-day-31162.htm

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One Day at a Time, One Hand at a Time – Danny Tang

With less than 100 players left in the 2018 WSOP Main Event Danny Tang is feeling right at home. Comfortable on the feature tables and smiling the whole time. Although having Brian Yoon on his left is not the ideal table draw, Tang admits he feels better now that they are in the money but he completely relates to the interview we did earlier with Ben Yu.

To see the Ben Yu interview click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3f3lUtUXZE

For more on the Main Event coverage:

https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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WAG (Wives And Girlfriends) Diaries: Jeff and Emilia Gross

Sarah Herring puts Jeff Gross to the test, something like the NewlyWed Game. In this edition of the WAG Diaries, where WAG stands for Wives and Girlfriends, Herring asks Emilia Gross a series of questions and then asks Jeff what he thinks Emilia would answer. Does Jeff live up to the hype? Is Emilia surprised by Jeff’s answers? One thing is for sure…Gma Gross is a boss.

For more from Jeff Gross check out his YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFopxml91xijXCHoVq5Ai5g

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WSOP 2018: Bart Lybaert Has Mastered the Marathon

Bart Lybaert took 3rd in the Marathon earlier this summer and is now in the middle of the quintessential marathon, the WSOP Main Event. On Day 6 he is chipping up and happy to be moved away from Dutch players he knows. Sarah Herring also talks to him about some rumored poker marathons that included drinks and Ibiza?

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Follow the Live Reporting: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

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Mike Leah's Funny Live Poker Advice

888poker is sponsoring the 8-Team competition again this year. Each team captain was charged with choosing a "wingman" and 888poker WSOP Main Event qualifier for their team. Vivian Saliba, Martin Jacobson, Dominik Nitsche, Chris Moorman, Parker Talbot aka Tonkaaaap, Marti Roca, Clauss Segebrecht, and more! We asked what advice these world class poker players had for the qualifiers.

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Who Won the 888poker "8-Team" World Series of Poker Main Event Competition?

888poker ran an "8-Team" competition during this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event. Seven professional poker players from seven different countries selected a wingman and an 888poker qualifier to their team. The team that accumulated the most points by going the deepest in the WSOP Main Event won 3 Main Event packages for the 2019 World Series of Poker. Chris Moorman represented the UK, Parker "tonkaaaap" Talbot represented Canada, Vivian Saliba represented Brazil, Arsenii Karmatckii represented Russia, Martin Jacobson represented Sweden, Dominik Nitsche represented Germany, and Marti Roca represented Spain.
Russia’s Team Captain Arsenii Karmatckii was the last of the 8-team members to bust the World Series of Poker Main Event in 268th place for $42,980. Was that enough to win the "8-Team" event for Russia? Which team won themselves a Main Event package for the 2019 WSOP?

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Phil Ivey Busts the WSOP Main Event!

Phil Ivey made a huge all-in river bet on Day 4 of the World Series of Poker Main Event. Brian Altman was put in a tough spot. Would Phil Ivey risk his WSOP Main Event tournament life with less than a flush or straight? Altman analyzes his play on the hand that eventually busted Phil Ivey from the WSOP Main Event in 54th place for $23,940. Altman hangs on to one of the biggest stacks in Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event.

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How Did Adam "Roothlus" Levy Predict his World Series of Poker Main Event Run?

Professional poker player Adam "Roothlus" Levy decided to skip all the 2018 World Series of Poker preliminary events. The first bracelet event he registered was the World Series of Poker Main Event. The day he registered the WSOP Main Event he posted on social media that he would make Day 5. Well, here we are Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event and Levy is still in. There are less than 200 people between Levy and the first place prize of $8.8 million. Where has his poker confidence come from? Why did he take a few weeks off of poker? How has he improved his poker game? Watch to find out!

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Should Phil Ivey Get Special Treatment?

Rumors have been circulating around the Rio that Phil Ivey must have asked not to be on the feature table. That reality sent a lot of poker players sharing their own opinions about if that should be allowed. Sarah Herring asked players to voice their thoughts on if this is fair and if ESPN should be able to force a player on the Final Table. This is another 888poker Gr8 Debate. Leave your comments below to share what you think.

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Tweet that inspired the debate: https://.com/audavidb/status/1015741860629770240

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This or That with Kelly Minkin at 2018 WSOP

2Pac or Biggie? Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling both get showers? Chocolate or Vanilla? Kelly Minkin answers random binary questions from Sarah Herring in a break deep in the 2018 WSOP Main Event.

For more on the fastest growing poker site in the US click here:

https://globalpoker.com/

Follow Kelly Minkin in the Main Event here: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

Follow her on : https://.com/The_Illest

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Anatoly Filatov Discusses Two Hands at 2018 WSOP Main Event

partypoker Pro Anatoly Filatov was raking in heaps when Sarah Herring was walking by. She asks Filatov to explain his roller coaster level which included a wrong fold, followed by a nice pot. For more on Filatov you can find him here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgk4OOeG6_qRinnsNIX8Pyw

For more WSOP you can watch here: https://www.twitch.tv/pokercentral

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Selbst Meltdown, Hellmuth Explosion & More with Matt Waxman

Sarah Herring has been thrilled with all the drama going down at the 2018 WSOP both inside the Rio and on social media. She grabs Tournament of Champions winner Matt Waxman to get his opinion about some of the most interesting controversy emerging for the World Series of Poker this year. First of all the Vanessa Selbst hand that got all of social media firing at her with an opinion. Then, about a hand that happened at the end of night where Phil Hellmuth started cussing and got a little heated in 3-way action.

For More on the Selbst Story Click Here: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/07/moments-of-the-week-vanessa-selbst-s-2018-wsop-main-event-ea-31400.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-4

For more on Hellmuth Controversy Click Here:

https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/07/the-muck-phil-hellmuth-criticized-for-swearing-speaking-out-31408.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-1

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Phil Hellmuth Responds to Feature Table Controversy

Phil Hellmuth isn’t known as the Poker Brat for nothing. In a controversial hand at the end of Day 2 of the 2018 WSOP Main Event Hellmuth exploded during a hand with two other players. Of course the sphere responded immediately. In this interview Hellmuth explains his positions. He apologizes and there are also some shots fired at Justin Bonomo. For more on the drama check out this article:

https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/07/the-muck-phil-hellmuth-criticized-for-swearing-speaking-out-31408.htm?itm_content=pn-hp-hero-1

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Global Poker What 2 Watch 4: WSOP Main Event Day 3

The 2018 WSOP Main Event fields are finally all in one place today. Sarah Herring gives the details on who is still in and what tournaments are just beginning. In the Main Event Phil Ivey bagged a huge stack, Chris Moorman has heaps and Ivan Luca is a force to be reckoned with. The 1500 No-Limit Event 66 will crown a champion tonight and it could be Sham Srinavasan. Jeff Gross, Rob Mizrachi and Benny Glaser are battling it out in the 1500 PLO Bounty Event 67. And another the Little One for One Drop is just getting started. You can find the details on all the tournaments below:

Main Event: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/main-event/

One Drop Charity: https://www.onedrop.org/en/

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Jessica Dawley Wins 2018 WSOP Ladies Event!

Air Force vet Jessica Dawley decided to pursue poker more than ten years ago. All of her hard work has finally paid off as she has captured the most coveted prize in poker, the WSOP gold bracelet. Dawley shares with Sarah Herring in the 888poker winners circle about her struggle to get here and why it means to much to her.

For more on 888poker click here: https://www.888poker.com/

For more on Dawley’s early life check out this story: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2018/07/jessica-dawley-war-zone-veteran-to-world-series-champion-31365.htm

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Galen Hall Wins Crazy Eights at 2018 WSOP!

One of the most exciting tournament of the 2018 WSOP is the Crazy Eights from 888poker. Galen Hall, who won the PCA in 2011, walks home with a whopping $888,888 after a wild journey which ended up taking an extra day. He talks to Sarah Herring about sharing the experience with his family, having most of himself and of course the juiced up first prize courtesy of 888poker.

For more on the tournament click here: https://www.pokernews.com/tours/wsop/2018-wsop/event-62-888-crazy-eights/

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