Time flies when you are having fun and over the last month and a half, the World Series of Poker and PokerGO have given fans from around the globe their fair share of fun. Over a dozen events have been live streamed from the WSOP, including multiple days of coverage from two of the summer’s biggest events, and if you would believe it, the best is yet to come.
The WSOP Main Event will be live streamed on PokerGO and ESPN starting on Saturday, July 8 but before we can look ahead, we have to look back on the great WSOP moments that were captured by the PokerGO streams.
The summer streaming schedule started with three days of high stakes action, as the $111,111 High Roller for One Drop played into the money, to a final table and then to a champion. When the high buy-in dust settled, Upswing Poker’s Doug Polk, pictured below, was in the winner’s circle to claim his third-career bracelet, after besting Triple Crown winner Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier heads up.
Some bonus coverage of the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Lo Championship was next, with Abe Mosseri denying Daniel Negreanu a seventh-career bracelet but while Kid Poker couldn’t find more WSOP gold, Spanish wunderkind Adrian Mateos did. Mateos won the $10,000 Heads Up Championship and the sky could be the limit for the 22-year-old.
Antony Marquez then took down the $1,500 No Limit Hold’em Six-Handed event, before Pablo Mariz became poker’s newest millionaire in the $1,500 Millionaire Maker. While Marquez and Mariz, with all due respect, are still relative newcomers to the poker scene, the next PokerGO victor, Chris Moorman, pictured below, is one of the most decorated and respected players in the world.
Online poker’s all-time money leader was without a bracelet though, until he broke through in the $3,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed event. Another veteran followed Moorman into the PokerGO winner’s circle, as David Bach claimed the $10,000 HORSE Championship bracelet, for a third-career triumph and a 2017 double.
Frank Maggio then took down the $1,000 Seniors Championship, before Russia opened their PokerGO account in the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed event. Nadar Kakhmazov took home gold, with countryman Dmitry Yurasov repeating the feat in the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Handed Championship.
Britian got their second bracelet of the summer in the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em event, as Chris Brammer did his best Chris Moorman impersonation and won his first-career WSOP bracelet. When the British Invasion ended, it was time to add more cards and PLO Week opened with the $3,000 Pot Limit Omaha 6-Handed event. Luis Calvo took home gold, before PokerGO quickly reverted back to the two-card variant.
Chris Bolek took down the $1,500 Bounty event, after coming in as the short stack at a five-handed PokerGO bonus final table, before Mohsin Charania, pictured below, completed the Triple Crown with a victory in a $1,500 No Limit Hold’em event.
PokerGO then returned to the great game with the final table of the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship, which saw PLO veteran Tommy Le claim the bracelet. The summer streaming schedule then wrapped up with a historic win for Argentina, as Andres Korn, who is a fan of the Poker Central Podcast, took down the $5,000 No Limit Hold’em event.
In total, over a dozen WSOP champions were crowned on PokerGO over the last few weeks and poker’s only on-demand streaming platform has also rolled out tons of original content since the start of the summer. Over the next few months, PokerGO will continue to expand it’s original content and live event offerings, starting with the WSOP Main Event and the rebirth of “Poker After Dark,” which debuts next month.