Around The Poker Universe – Mike Sexton Takes A Victory Lap

Around The Poker Universe – Mike Sexton Takes A Victory Lap

A legend confesses to a shocking loss, some familiar faces win big at Bellagio and more from the past week around the poker universe...

  • Legendary poker player and commentator Mike Sexton made an appearance on Joe Ingram’s podcast after his recent WPT championship and made the shocking confession that he lost around $500 million by selling his Party Poker stock too early!

  • We’re down to 6 players at the WPT Five Diamond Classic at The Bellagio in Las Vegas.  $1.9 million is up for grabs on Saturday (December 10) for first place. Also of note, former NFL star Richard Seymour finished 18th in this event.

  • Online legend and 2016 WSOP 3rd place finisher Cliff Josephy took down the $5k WPT Five Diamond event for $169k

  • Jason Koon is having nice time at The Bellagio as well:

  • 2016 WSOP November Niner Fernando Pons announced an interesting bounty concept.  The player who eliminates Pons in an upcoming tournament in Spain will receive their body weight in Desperados Beer.
  • Oleg Vasylchenko (Ukraine) won the WPT Prague Main Event.
  • In case you are unaware, British pro Jake Cody has started an awesome Youtube vlog series where he films live sessions and talks strategy as well as his life as a poker pro:

  • Here’s a great article about ways to improve your poker game while you’re away from the tables.
  • High stakes pro and superstar Twitch streamer ‘TonkaaaaP’ has started a great new Sit & Go strategy series on Youtube:

  • Episode 3 of ‘Table Talk with Polk and Papi’:

  • The Poker Guys continue to make us all smarter with another episode of ‘The Breakdown’:

  • The Staples brothers have both revealed their superpowers to the world. Jaime finally revealed his secret royal flush manifestation powers (@16:32). And Matt is clearly a psychic:



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