Piranha Poker Team

Piranha Poker Team

The Piranha Poker Team is an organization made up of aspiring amateur poker players who compete against each other for points throughout the year via a series of live multi-table No Limit Hold'em tournaments held all over the Bay Area. At the end of the season, the team sends its top players to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, where they compete in a $1,500 buy-in No Limit Hold'em bracelet tournament.

Current Season

Season 9 began on September 6, 2014.

As will all previous seasons, this year will build toward a WSOP event. Every member sent to Las Vegas splits any prize money with the rest of the team, so 50% of all prize money is distributed to full team members.

Season 8 (2013-2014)

Season 8 proved to be our most competitive season to date, with the final spot not determined until the last hand of the last event. In nearly every other season the number of points needed just to get into the 12th and final spot in Season 8 would have been enough to easily cruise in.

We were able to send 12 players to the WSOP with Tony Gaglione the lone cash, a 91st finish in WSOP Event 55.

Past Seasons

Over the past eight seasons, we’ve sent 83 participants to WSOP events and earned more than $56,000.The environment and level of play created by Piranha has prepared players for success at the WSOP.


Team Goals

We welcome players of all abilities and backgrounds. The team's main goals include:

  • Improving each other's poker skills through fair competition, hand and tournament discussions, and other relevant knowledge sharing.
  • Providing practice that is applicable to WSOP events by creating a tournament environment that is similar to the WSOP in rules, blinds structure, and payouts.
  • Sending our best players to a WSOP event and potentially cashing in this event, thereby creating a financial return on every team member's investment.

Contact Information

For more information about the team, contact PiranhaPoker@gmail.com.

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