- Phil Hellmuth has claimed his seventh final table appearance of the 2021 WSOP season.
- Jack Oliver, ranked 19,366th in the world, finished with a $2.5 million prize in the WSOP Main Event.
- Americas Cardroom will host a $15 million Online Super Series from Dec. 5-19.
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Phil Hellmuth Sets WSOP Final Tables Record
Phil Hellmuth, the legend himself, reached his seventh final table of the 2021 World Series of Poker, but was unable to acquire his 17th WSOP bracelet.
Hellmuth reached the final table in Event #84, a $50,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller game.
The record of six bracelet events final tables in one WSOP season was set in 1993 by An Tran.
Low Ranked British Man Wins $3.3 Million At WSOP
Jack Oliver, who is ranked 19,366th in the world, won a $2.5 million prize in the WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas.
He reached the final table in the World Series of Poker Main Event, despite having total winnings of only around $115,000 for his career.
Oliver seemed at peace with his result - obviously winning the WSOP would have been better, but what he got for getting as far as he did was no small prize.
"Of course it’s going to change my life in some ways,” Oliver said of the money. “It’s a lot of money – but as much as it is about the money it’s kind of not.”
Americas Cardroom Announces $15 Million Super Series
Americas Cardroom has announced the next of their Online Super Series tournaments, and it will take place from Dec. 5-19.
Chris Moneymaker, Team Pro at Americas Cardroom, described the prize pool as “ending 2021 with a bang”, praising the $15 million that is up for grabs.
That $15 million will cover more than 100 different online gambling tournaments that make up part of the Online Super Series, with the largest individual tournament offering a $2 million guarantee.
iPoker Brings Back The iPoker Festival
iPoker will be offering the iPoker Festival once more, revamped for 2021. This will be the first iteration of the Festival in three years.
The festival will play host to over 100 online poker tournaments, and has a guaranteed overall prize pool of $2.8 million.