WSOP Daily Round Up - Oleksii Kovalchuk Wins WSOP Bracelet and the Players Championship Kicks Off!

Only one bracelet was awarded at the WSOP yesterday as Ukrainian Oleksii Kovalchuk took down Event 42: $2,500 Omaha/Seven Card Stud Hi-Low 8-or-Better. We also saw the start of the eagerly awaited $50k Players Championship, the event which truly separates the greats from the not-so-greats.

02.11.2012 Read More

Partouche Poker Tour Main Event Underway in Cannes

It’s hard to believe but the fifth season of the Partouche Poker Tour is coming to a close as the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event is now underway in Cannes, France, and it looks like it could be the largest PPT Main Event in the brief history of the event.

05.09.2012 Read More

WSOP winner Oleksii Kovachuk Proves Anybody Can Make It in Poker

The pervading thought in poker is that only skilled players win profits with the game. And while this may be true to a degree, there are plenty of examples of players winning a major poker tournament despite their lack of experience. The Ukraine’s Oleksii Kovalchuk is definitely a good example of this since he won a big tournament in a game he’d never played before.

15.07.2012 Read More

WSOP 2012 Event #42 Winner Profile - Oleksii Kovalchuk

25.06.2012 Read More

Clueless Novice Oleksii Kovalchuk wins 2012 WSOP event #42

One of the biggest draws to poker is that anybody can win at any time – even if they’re a clueless novice who’s learning to play a certain poker game for the first time. Ukraine’s Oleksii Kovalchuk accurately fits this unflattering description since he’d never played Mixed-Split Seven-Card Stud/Omaha in his life, before deciding that the best place to learn was in a 2012 WSOP $2,500 buy-in bracelet event.

25.06.2012 Read More
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