Poker News: WSOP Champ, Ivey Woes, Arizona Poker

Poker News: WSOP Champ, Ivey Woes, Arizona Poker

This week’s poker news provides the final records from the World Series of Poker, including a recap of the big winner. We’ll start here as we do our round that is weekly of poker headlines:

Ensan Captures Germany’s 2nd World Series of Poker Main Event Title

The 2019 World Series of Poker has arrived to a summary at the Rio Casino. Germany’s Hossein Ensan has won the event that is main crown jewel of the tournament show and earned probably the most sought-after prize in poker. In the process, Ensan secured Germany’s second ever WSOP event that is main, becoming the oldest main event championship since Noel Furlong won it right back in 1999.

Ensan, who is 50 years of age, took home an enormous $10 million prize that is first-place the victory. He’s the first German main event winner since Plus Heinz won a championship back in 2011. Besides the cash that is incredible, Ensan earned 3,300 Card Player Player of the Year points. Ensan wasn’t the only big winner from this event. Each for the top nine finishers took home at minimum $1 million in prize cash, including runner-up finisher Dario Sammartino, who won $6 million.

Ivey Handed $10.13 Million Judgment From Borgata

Poker and gambling professional Phil Ivey is in big trouble following the decision that is latest against him by the Nevada courts. New Jersey’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa was given the light that is green a judge to pursue any assets that Ivey might own in his stat Continue reading “Poker News: WSOP Champ, Ivey Woes, Arizona Poker”