The Inner Calm of David Einhorn with $10,000,000 on the Line at the Big One for One Drop Final Table

David Einhorn in action during Day 2 of the 2018 Big One for One Drop.

Surrounded by top pros such as Justin Bonomo, Dan Smith, and Fedor Holz, the name 'David Einhorn' stands out as one of the players that we don’t see too often in the big poker tournaments. When Einhorn shows up, however, it’s always a big occasion! From his first introduction to poker fans

Nick Petrangelo on Mental Mistakes and Chasing Poker Perfection at the Highest Stakes

Nick Petrangelo at the featured table during Day 2 of the Big One for One Drop.

The world of super high stakes tournaments is a battleground like no other. The blend of skill, study, talent, variance, and egos creates something that speaks to the imagination of players and fans alike. Over the last five years, Nick Petrangelo, along with a plethora of others that belong among

Fedor Holz on the Inner Workings of a $1,000,000 Poker Tournament

Fedor Holz in action during Day 2 of the 2018 Big One for One Drop.

After months of speculation on its field size, the $1,000,000 Big One for One Drop kicked off on Sunday afternoon with 24 players. Before the start of play on Day 2, another three players entered thus creating the smallest seven-figure buy-in field since the first edition of this event in

Remko on the Rail – No. 15 for Hellmuth and No. 4 for Deeb

Remko on the Rail - More Bracelets for Hellmuth and Deeb.

The World Series of Poker is winding down. Last night, John Cynn took down the Main Event, today the Big One for One Drop gets underway, and three days from now the Amazon room will be just another conference room until the chips and cards get wheeled back in during

Speechless and Overwhelmed, John Cynn Etches His Name Into Poker History with 2018 WSOP Main Event Win

John Cynn in disbelief after winning the 2018 WSOP Main Event.

John Cynn shook his head in disbelief, pulled the hoodie of his shirt over his head and kneeled down on the main stage. The 33-year old poker pro had just won the World Series of Poker Main Event, defeating a field of 7,874 players to capture the first prize of

Losing With Grace and Winning Respect, Tony Miles Finishes Second in the 2018 WSOP Main Event

Tony Miles after getting eliminated in second place in the WSOP Main Event.

About 30 minutes into not winning the World Series of Poker Main Event, Tony Miles found himself surrounded by his closest friends and family. Slowly making his way to the exit of the Amazon room, a red blush on his face, tears in his eyes, and with an arm around

Ep. 105 John Cynn Wins the 2018 WSOP Main Event

Poker Central Podcast Episode 105 - The 2018 Main Event Champion is John Cynn

On the final podcast of the 2018 WSOP Main Event a winner is crowned in the biggest tournament of the year. John Cynn took home the $8.8 million first prize and will go down in history as the winner of the longest heads-up in Main Event history. Opening the show

Through The Lens of Drew – 11 Hours and 225 Hands Decide the 2018 Main Event

When we reached the heads-up portion, I knew we were definitely in for a battle. What I did not know is that we were about to watch one of the most epic, and longest heads-up match in Main Event history. John Cynn and Tony Miles battled it out for over 10 hours of grueling poker. The swings were huge and the emotions were at an all-time high, making this heads-up battle an absolute blast to shoot.

Drew Amato has been covering the World Series of Poker since 2014. This year he’s covered the U.S. Poker Open and Super High Roller Bowl for Poker Central. Daily during the Main Event, Amato will share his favorite images from the World Series of Poker. Enjoy this recurring piece as,

Long-Time Chip Leader Michael Dyer Has No Regrets Exiting the Main Event in Third Place

Coming into three-handed play, Michael Dyer was far and away the shortest stack and in desperate need of a double. The first two hands off the deck Dyer moved all in, but neither time was called. Eventually Dyer stuck in his last 22 million holding ace-ten, but was unlucky to run into the ace-jack of Tony Miles. Dyer failed to improve and would hit the rail in third place, taking home $3,750,000.

As the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event built up to its climax: the final table, it was Michael Dyer who dominated the action. For most of Day 7 and nearly 120 hands at the final table, Dyer seemed to be in full control with his aggressive style, but

Ep. 104 – Who Will Become The Main Event Champion?

Get ready for the final night of WSOP Main Event action featuring John Cynn, Michael Dyer and Tony Miles.

On this short podcast, a recap of Day 9 of the WSOP Main Event and interviews with Aram Zobian, Nic Manion, Tony Miles and John Cynn. 1:22 – Interview with 6th-place finisher Aram Zobian. 10:35 – Interview with 4th-place finisher Nic Manion. 14:00 – Interview with Main Event chip leader