It had been several years since JACK Cleveland Casino, formerly Horseshoe Cleveland, hosted a major poker event.That changed this weekend with the $1,100 buy-in MSPT Cleveland Poker Open, which wound up generating the largest tournament field and prize pool in Cleveland history.
While Stewart didn’t win, he did take WSOPC Horseshoe Tunica Casino Championship honors after cashing five times and making three final tables.Lucky Horseshoe Tunica Winners Mike Cordell (Image: WSOP) The WSOPC Horseshoe Tunica stop featured a dozen gold ring events.
But now it’s a new year and a new race, and after one month, Gavin “gavz101” Cochrane has jumped out to an early lead after winning $348,234 online in January.Back in 2010, Gavin Cochrane finished 8th in the World Series of Poker $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha for $26,905.
A day before the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, 43-year-old Kfir Nahum was busy besting a field of 827 entries to win the $1,100 buy-in MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian in Las Vegas.Kfir Nahum pushed hard for a deal at the final table of the MSPT Poker Bowl II at The Venetian, and it resulted in his taking down the title.
The eight-event US Poker Open hit the halfway mark yesterday when Stephen Chidwick bested a field of 45 entries to win USPO #04: $25,000 Mixed Game Championship for $382,500.It also gave him back-to-back US Poker Open titles after he took down Event #3: $25,000 NLHE for $374,000 the day before.
Perhaps the least accomplished tournament player in the 33-player field for the $50,000 US Poker Open Main Event field, emerged victorious on Sunday thanks in large part to an ill-timed bluff.While Keith Tilston’s win put him over $1 million for the series, it wasn’t enough to overcome Stephen Chidwick’s lead in the race to become the first US Poker Open champion.
The WSOPC Potawatomi wrapped up on Monday with 32-year-old poker pro Keven Stammen taking down the $1,675 Main Event, the last of a dozen gold ring tournaments.The WSOPC Potawatomi Main Event win for $190,265 was the sixth-largest score in Keven Stammen’s career, adding to a list of accomplishments that includes winning the 2014 WPT World Championship for $1.
The €5,300 buy-in partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Germany Main Event, which attracted 1,022 entries to King’s Casino Rozvadoz, offered a €5 million guaranteed prize pool.Viktor “Isildur1” Blom notched the second-largest score of his career by taking down the partypoker LIVE MILLONS Germany ME.
The World Series of Poker Circuit Seminole Casino Coconut Creek $1,675 Main Event attracted 827 entries to sunny Florida.Infuriated, he was going to skip the Main Event.