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  1. Tournament Challenge: Kentucky tops WSU

    Andrew Feldman

    Another game, another 5.95 percent of brackets officially busted in ESPN's Tournament Challenge. Kentucky's upset of Wichita State was accurately projected in 29.2 percent of brackets. Wichita State was chosen to advance to the Sweet 16 in 65 perc...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  2. Tournament Challenge: Stanford upsets KU

    Andrew Feldman

    Here are a few notes on the ESPN Tournament Challenge after Stanford's upset win over Kansas: Stanford was selected in 4.1 percent of Tournament Challenge brackets to advance to the Sweet 16. 36.4 percent of all brackets had this matchup, but o...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  3. WSOP Europe 2013 - Henrik Johansson wins re-entry event

    Andrew Feldman

    Henrik Johansson, 21, coasted through the Event 2 final table at the 2013 WSOP Europe to win his first career bracelet.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  4. Day 6: 37 left at dinner break

    Andrew Feldman

    The fun part about Day 6 is that we begin to really learn about the remaining players in the field. It's tough to gauge the caliber of player for most of the tournament, but on these final days with just a few tables left, every face becomes familiar...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  5. Day 6: Schwartz, Richey, Collopy exit

    Andrew Feldman

    The payout confirmation table attendants' heads are drooping in boredom in the far corner of the Amazon Room. With significant money on the line with every pay jump and players showing great patience at this stage in the tournament, eliminations have...

    Blog | July 14, 2013
  6. Day 5: 180 left after first break

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- It's cold in here. The Amazon Room at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is home to the world's biggest poker tournament, but after the removal of most of the tables and 97 percent of the field, the vast open space is simply being fill...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  7. Day 4: Mann tops von Luijk in 2.3M pot

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- The entire Amazon Room learned the name Jason Mann during Level 19. Mann topped Dick von Luijk in the biggest pot of the tournament thus far and eliminated the player who was the first person in the field who had more than 1 million in c...

    Blog | July 13, 2013
  8. Day 4: The Bubble Bursts

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- It is one of the greatest moments in all of tournament poker and hands down my favorite part of the week so far. Six hundred forty-eight players applauded loudly as they reached the money in the 2013 World Series of Poker main event. Day...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Day 3 Recap: Steinberg leads final 666

    Andrew Feldman

    If you're a short stack right now in the 2013 World Series of Poker main event, getting to sleep after Day 3 isn't going to be very easy. Another five levels of play concluded early Friday morning with 666 players remaining in the biggest tournament ...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  10. Day 3: Fewer than 1,200 left in main event

    Andrew Feldman

    LAS VEGAS -- The pace of eliminations remained steady over the past level and only 1,197 players have returned from their second break of the day with main event dreams still alive. The aggressive nature of the tournament continues to create massive ...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  11. Day 2 A/B: New School

    Andrew Feldman

    Remember everything I wrote in the last blog? It's time to turn the tables. The younger generation of poker players has played in thousands more tournaments than the old guard. They've studied the game and taken strategy to a new level to the point a...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  12. Day 2AB begins with flurry of eliminations

    Andrew Feldman

    After three starting days, the tournament is moving forward. The 1,880 surviving players from Day 1A and 1B returned to action on Tuesday for a five-level day that will bring them closer to the money. Playing in separate rooms, the Day 2A (Amazon) an...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  13. Day 1C: Michael Mizrachi right at home

    Andrew Feldman

    Michael Mizrachi is the most decorated player in the Day 1C field. No, I'm not talking about his three WSOP bracelets, two WPT titles or $14.4 million in tournament earnings; I'm talking about his patches. Over the past few years, perhaps since his N...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  14. WSOP Main Event 2013 - Day 1A begins

    Andrew Feldman

    I'd love to say that the first level of Day 1A was filled with tremendous moments that have defined a tournament that lives up to the main event billing, but thus far, the first day has been relatively calm with only a few eliminations. After the ...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  15. WSOP 2013 - Michael Gathy wins second bracelet in turbo event deb...

    Andrew Feldman

    Michael Gathy earned his second bracelet in the last two years with his victory in the $1,000 turbo event at the 2013 WSOP

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  16. WSOP 2013 - Michael Malm wins eight-game event

    Andrew Feldman

    Marketing specialist Michael Malm defeated the field of 388 to win the eight-game bracelet at the 2013 WSOP.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013