Published on July 5th, 2007 7:14 pm EST

Soon, all of the hoopla and glitz that is the World Series of Poker will really gear up when the main event begins on Friday. This year's World Series of Poker has been an entertaining one, with a mix of online players and live poker pros taking down bracelets. You have seen Phil Hellmuth Jr. win his 11th bracelet, multiple heated arguments and the normal flamboyant behavior that you would associate with professional poker players.

wsop main event begins on mondayThe event kicks off at 12 pm on Friday, with day 1a beginning. Over the following three days, the next three groups will play down until all four groups are combined on Tuesday, July 10th. Sometime late on Tuesday July 17th or early on Wednesday July 18th the winner will be decided.

There have been no official estimates as to how many people will be playing this year, but I have heard whisperings of 6000 entrants for the main event, which would mean that first place would be about $10 million dollars.

Who will be the Cinderella story this year, or will a seasoned pro take the big event down? Which no name player this year will make a run to the final table and become a millionaire? Or will the old seasoned pros such as Phil Ivey or Doyle Brunson have the last laugh this year?

Stay tuned, action begins in less than 12 hours.


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