World Series Of Poker

A player sorts his chips at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweden’s Jacobson Wins World Series Of Poker

The Swedish man who got his start playing online poker after late restaurant nights while he trained to be a chef is $10 million richer after winning the top World Series of Poker main event prize Tuesday night.

11/12/2014

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Poker Player Loses $1 Million With Pocket Aces

Pocket aces are hard to beat. That is, unless your opponent has pocket aces and gets the luckiest draw in the world. You may never want to play poker again after watching this.

08/01/2014

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Poker Great Thomas ‘Amarillo Slim’ Preston Dies

Thomas Austin “Amarillo Slim” Preston Jr., an acclaimed professional poker player who fancied himself the “World’s Greatest Gambler,” has died.

04/30/2012