Who is Brandon Steven?

Every “Watch For” list has to have a bad boy, and Steven hasn’t exactly endeared himself to players at his table over the course of the Main Event. When he busted out two players near the end of Day 7, he let out a guttural scream of joy and exclaimed, “Was that a sick flop […]

Who is Michiel Sijpkens?

Joe Cada shared the honor of being 12th last year. He turned that position into a Main Event title last year. So, who’s to say that this won’t be a repeat performance for Sijpkens? His live and online results are scant; the Netherlands native has just a single cash listed on his record on CardPlayer. […]

Who is Matt Affleck?

We’ve all heard the expression, “I’ve been here before.” But, Matt Affleck literally had been the chip leader on Day 5 of the WSOP Main Event; the year before, even. That year, however, saw Matt flame out of the event a bit too early; he finished in 80th place for just $68,979. This year, maybe […]

Who is Pascal LeFrancois?

You may have heard his name in passing when following this year’s series, and there’s a reason it may sound familiar; he won a $1,500 NLHE event in this years series for $568,974, which happened to be the one Phil Hellmuth finished 15th in. He was also notable for taking his shirt off when posing […]

Who is Joseph Cheong?

Being the chip leader automatically makes you one to watch out for; you get your picture on the front of the major poker websites, field interviews about the pressure of being the guy to beat, and so on. Joseph “subiime” Cheong is the latest man to hold that honor, and he hopes to follow in […]