Author Archives: Poker Mutant

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 22

Hah! You thought it was over, didn’t you? Well, good news, everyone! The pokerz never stops! More accurately, it takes a while for results to get posted at a number of venues.WSOP Daily Deepstack $235 NLHE 7/12Eric Vallee of BC … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, Tournaments | Leave a comment

Playing the Pros

Been jonesing to play under the PokerStars aegis once again? Always wanted to test your poker wits against people like Daniel Negreanu, Vanessa Selbst, and Chris Moneymaker but don’t have $10,000, $100,000. or $1,000,000? Well, if you’re willing to go … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, Tournaments | Leave a comment

Only Cream and Bastards Rise: The Climb to the November Nine

You know your friend?He’s doing so much better than youAre ever likely to doHe’ll eclipse youBut he will not miss you   —Harvey Danger, “Cream and Bastards Rise”Each day of the World Series of Poker Main Even is a struggle. Not … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, No Limit Hold'em, Tournaments | Comments Off on Only Cream and Bastards Rise: The Climb to the November Nine

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 13

WSOP Event #68 $10K NLHE Main Event Day 6Pocket kings were the downfall for both of the final two Pacific Northwest players (both from British Columbia) in the World Series of Poker Main Event on Day 6. Just in different … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, No Limit Hold'em, Tournaments | Comments Off on PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 13

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 12

WSOP Event #68 $10K NLHE Main Event Day 5Tai Nguyen was the last PNW player to get knocked out on Day 5, in a multi-way pot in the last hour of the day. Matt Jarvis and Jonas Mackoff (both BC) … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, No Limit Hold'em, Tournaments | Comments Off on PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 12

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 11

WSOP Event #68 $10K NLHE Main Event Day 4There are only 237 of the original 6,420 entries into the Main Event remaining, just 3.7% of everyone who entered. However, there are 8 9 of 150 (yes, not 149!) Pacific Northwest players … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, Tournaments | Comments Off on PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 11

Gotta Know When to Hold Em

Encore Club $35K NLHE GuaranteeDay 4 was playing out down in Las Vegas, most of the Portland poker crowd was back home and Encore scheduled one of their large-guarantee games. A slightly different format than usual, with re-entry instead of … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, No Limit Hold'em, Tournaments | 1 Comment

WSOP Main Comes of Age

My latest article for PokerNews is online, with an interactive graph showing the ages of the final table players over the past ten years.It’s been percolating for a week or so—there hasn’t exactly been a dearth of WSOP-related content—and editor Martin … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, No Limit Hold'em, Tournaments | 1 Comment

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 10

WSOP Daily Deepstacks $185 NLHE 7/8Adam Croffut (WA) got 13th for a min-cash, in a field of 136.WSOP Daily Deepstacks $235 NLHE 7/8The players picked back up a little after the first days of the Main Event, though not to … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, Tournaments | Comments Off on PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 10

PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 9

WSOP Event #68 $10K NLHE Main Event Day 2C1,142 players made it through the five levels played on Day 2C, and they will combine with the 654 from 2A and 2B into Day 3 of the Main, where—because of the payouts … Continue reading

Posted in General Poker, Live Games, Tournaments | Comments Off on PNW_WSOP_15 Summer Series Report for July 9