Steven "SvZff'" van Zadelhoff outlasted over 2100 entries to win his first WCOOP title in the WCOOP Main Event for $1.6 million in prizes.
Participation looks to be strong in this October's WSOPE, with the ME guarantee increasing from €4 to €5 million and 90 committed to the €111k High Roller.
Poker Night in America returns for a long weekend of live U.S. cash game and tournament action from Choctaw Casino Resort in Oklahoma.
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With new festivals and tours from PokerStars, 888poker and Party Poker, the live poker tournament scene looks to have one its best years in recent memory.
For the pros facing off, the match is likely to be nothing more than a negative freeroll for their reputations.