A sports enthusiast, Ryan helps cover sports betting news from around the country, highlighting some of the more interesting events going on in the USA.

Winners Outside of WSOP

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The World Series of Poker always seems to dominate the live poker scene during the summer months, but there are other tournaments taking place as well. Some of the best poker players are able to compete in the WSOP and other events, while others tend to focus on smaller events entirely. 

Sammartino Wins First WSOP Bracelet

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The World Series of Poker has one of the most prestigious trophies in all of sports as winners of an event are able to take home a gold bracelet. There have already been a number of repeat winners in 2024, but those first time winners tend to draw the most excitement. 

Recent Summer Poker Series Champions

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The 2024 Summer Poker Series officially began on June 6th, and the action is going to last all the way through July 22nd. There are some big poker events that take place every single day, and more than $900,000 in prize money is going to be handed out.