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WSOP Day 2 Whittles Philly Presence

Day 2A/B of the WSOP continued action for two of the initial flights from the weekend, and saw many players with ties to the Philadelphia area go down to the felt. Prominently, Matt Glantz, poker Ambassador for Parx, was eliminated, as were Chris Klodnicki, and Amanda Musumeci. The storybook 2013...
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Keeping Watch on WSOP 2A-B

Scores of local players will play in Days 2A-B at the World Series of Poker Main Event on Tuesday. Some of those players returning are …       Pennsylvania Shiv Bhandary, Swarthmore, 60.4K Matt Brady, Upper Darby, 30.2K Jesse Cohen, Ardmore, 33.0K Trevor Deeter, Langhorne, 61.3K Cathy Deever, Ephrata,...
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Philly-area Players Advance from WSOP Day 1B

Several Philadelphia-area players made it through Day 1B of the World Series of Poker Main Event. Trevor Deeter accumulated the most chips among local players on the second of three starting days with more than 61,300. Some familiar names who will continue are Roman Valerstein, Chris Klodnicki, John D’Agostino, Mike...
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Philly-area Players Advance at WSOP

A handful of Philadelphia-area players made it through Day 1A of the World Series of Poker Main Event. Evan Silverstein, of New Holland, Pa., accumulated the most chips among local players on the first of three starting days with more than 84,000. Silverstein finished second for more than $185,000 in...
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Glantz Has Payday
At WSOP Hi-Lo Event

Matt Glantz, a veteran professional poker player from Lafayette Hill, finished 29th in a World Series of Poker event in Las Vegas. Glantz earned more than $5,400 in a seven-card stud/Omaha hi-lo tournament with a $2,500 buy-in. It was Event No. 6 of the WSOP that will have 62 tournaments...
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Volpe, Glantz Go High In Poker Fantasy Draft

Philly-area pro poker player Matt Glantz was both a team owner and a high selection in ESPN’s World Series of Poker fantasy team draft last week. The 10-team league features high-profile poker players and members of the poker media as team owners. The WSOP begins Wedesday, May 29, and features...
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Parx Takes Lead
In Feb. Poker Revenue

There was a new revenue leader in February for the first time in the modern era of local poker rooms. In February, Parx’ poker room revenues of about $1.53 million bested reigning revenue champion Borgata, which came in with about $1.42 million. Ever since Pennsylvania casinos were allowed to offer...
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Parx Poker Event
Caters to Average Players

In poker circles, the notion of a main event is distinctively glamorous. And often, main events are considered somewhat exclusive – the domain of the best bankrolled and most talented in the poker community. Matt Glantz, the unassuming poker pro from Lafayette Hill, and Parx poker managers hope to show...
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