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The World Series of Poker



Chris Moneymaker. Greg Raymer. Jamie Gold. These are just some of the people that have become famous by winning the World Series of Poker main event. The World Series of Poker is the biggest poker tournament in the world, and is played by thousands of people every year, from all sorts of different countries. Any piece of news relating to the World Series of Poker will be contained in this section.

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Martin Jacobson: The $10 Million Man

Swedish poker professional Martin Jacobson outlasted 6,682 other entrants to win the 2014 World Series of Poker main event last evening. In addition to the guaranteed first pl...

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Down To Three in World Series of Poker Main Event

Following the completion of an excruciatingly long Day 8 that tortured many of the people who were in attendance, three players now remain in the World Series of Poker main ev...

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Daniel Negreanu, Jack McClelland Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

Binion's Horseshoe in Las Vegas played host to the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday evening.

Two men, Daniel Negreanu and Jack McClelland, ...

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Jorryt van Hoof 57/20 To Win World Series of Poker Main Event

After months of waiting, the 2014 World Series of Poker main event is finally set to be completed on Tuesday.

On Monday afternoon, the nine remaining players i...

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George Danzer Wins His Third Bracelet of 2014

George Danzer made history earlier this week when he became one of a select handful of players to have won three World Series of Poker bracelets in a single year.


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Phil Hellmuth Looking For Bracelet #14 on Saturday

Phil Hellmuth has made his 52nd World Series of Poker final table and will be looking to win his 14th WSOP bracelet when the final table of the WSOP APAC $2,200 Six-Max No Lim...

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Daniel Negreanu Headlines 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Finalist List

The World Series of Poker released the list of the ten finalists for induction in the 2014 Poker Hall of Fame induction class earlier today.

The most recogniza...

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2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Betting Odds Now Available

Three sports books (BetVictor, Ladbrokes and Coral) currently have betting available for the World Series of Poker 2014 main event final table, which will resume on November 1...

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2014 World Series of Poker "November Nine" Is Now Set

After a number of long days of play and many thousands of eliminations, the 2014 World Series of Poker "November Nine" has now been set.

Here are the chip coun...

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Mark Newhouse Looking To Make Back-to-Back WSOP Main Event Final Tables

Prior to the World Series of Poker main event getting underway, Mark Newhouse (aka "newhizzle") had this to say via his Twitter account:

"Just bought into the m...

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Money Bubble Bursts In World Series of Poker Main Event

The money bubble at the 2014 World Series of Poker was burst a few hours ago.

Three players - Zhen Cai, Kori Hunter and John Dwyer - all busted on the money bu...

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Phil Ivey Off To Strong Start in World Series of Poker Main Event

Despite the fact that Day 2c still has two levels left to play, Phil Ivey is one of the tournament's chip leaders.

The remaining Day 2c participants just went ...

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6,683

The final numbers for this year's World Series of Poker main event are now in.

3,768 players turned out for Day 1c of the World Series of Poker main event on M...

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771 Players Turn Out For Day 1a of World Series of Poker Main Event

Day 1a of this year's World Series of Poker main event ended up drawing a total of 771 players, which was down from the 943 players that turned out for Day 1a last year.

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World Series of Poker Main Event Begins This Weekend

The biggest and most prestigious tournament in all of poker, the World Series of Poker main event, officially kicks off on Saturday afternoon.

Day 1A of the 20...

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Daniel "mrgr33n13" Colman Wins BIG ONE For ONE DROP

Daniel "mrgr33n13" Colman outlasted 41 other participants to take down the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP event earlier today for $15,306,668.

Colman, a heads...

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BIG ONE For ONE DROP: $15,306,668 To Winner

The final numbers for this year's $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP event are now in.

42 players decided to throw their hats (and $1,000,000) into the ring this ...

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$1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP Officially Gets Underway

Event #57 of the 2014 World Series of Poker, the $1,000,000 BIG ONE For ONE DROP, officially got underway just a few short minutes ago.

Prior to yesterday, a t...

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Phil Ivey Wins His 10th World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Ivey took down the 10th World Series of Poker bracelet of his career on Friday night after winning Event #50 ($1,500 Eight-Game Mix) for $167,332.

The mon...

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2014-15 WSOP Circuit Tour Schedule Released

The World Series of Poker released the schedule for the 2014-15 WSOP Circuit Tour earlier today.

This year's tour features a total of 21 stops. The first stop ...

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Robert Mizrachi Wins Inaugural WSOP Dealer's Choice Event

Robert Mizrachi took down the first ever Dealer's Choice event at the World Series of Poker for $147,092 last night. This was the second bracelet of the 35 year-old Mizrachi's...

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George Danzer Continues His Incredible Summer With Win In $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Championship

"Team Pokerstars Pro" George Danzer did it again on Thursday evening, taking down the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Low Championship for his second World Series of Poker bracelet...

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Dutch Boyd Wins His Third World Series of Poker Bracelet

Dutch Boyd, easily one of the most polarizing figures in the poker world today, took down Event #33 ($1,000 No Limit Hold'em) of the World Series of Poker for $288,744 earlier...

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BIG ONE For ONE DROP Field Up To 41 Players

The "BIG ONE For ONE DROP", which will run from June 29th to July 1st, now has a field of 41 confirmed entrants.

The tournament, which has a $1,000,000 buy-in,...

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Ted Forrest Looking To Become First Multiple Bracelet Winner of This Year's World Series of Poker

Those who took Ted Forrest in their World Series of Poker fantasy drafts have to be ecstatic as "Professor Backwards" has gone deep in another event.

Forrest, w...

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"ElkY" Gets His Passport and Goes Deep in $10k HORSE Event

A few weeks ago, "Team Pokerstars Pro" member Bertrand Grospellier dropped this piece of bad news via his Twitter account:

"To anyone participating in @WSOP Fan...

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Phil Hellmuth To Make Another Run at His 14th WSOP Bracelet on Saturday

Phil Hellmuth, mere days after finishing in 2nd place in the $1,500 Seven-Card RAZZ event, will make another run at his 14th World Series of Poker bracelet on Saturday.
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Daniel Negreanu Narrowly Misses Out on Seventh World Series of Poker Bracelet

The eyes of the poker world were on the $10k No Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship final table at the World Series of Poker earlier tonight.

Sure, there were ...

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Jonathan Dimmig Wins WSOP "Millionaire Maker"

Jonathan Dimmig took down Event #8 ($1,500 buy-in No Limit Hold'em, aka the "Millionaire Maker") of the World Series of Poker late last night for $1,319,587.

D...

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Phil Hellmuth Falls Short in Bid For 14th Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth's 14th World Series of Poker bracelet is going to have to wait after "The Poker Brat" fell just short in the $1,500 Seven-Card RAZZ event last night.

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Phil Hellmuth Gunning For 14th WSOP Bracelet In $1,500 Seven-Card RAZZ Event

Phil Hellmuth will be gunning for his 14th World Series of Poker bracelet when the final table of Event #7 ($1,500 Seven-Card RAZZ) gets underway later today.

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Vanessa Selbst Wins Third World Series of Poker Bracelet

Vanessa Selbst continued to prove that she is one of the best poker players in the world on Friday night when she took down Event #2 ($25,000 Mixed-Max No Limit Hold'em) of th...

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131 Players Turn Out For $25,000 Mixed Max No Limit Hold'em Event at World Series of Poker

The first open event of this year's World Series of Poker ended up drawing a total of 131 players.

The $25,000 Mixed Max No Limit Hold'em event (Event #2) offi...

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2014 World Series of Poker Kicks Off on Tuesday, May 27th

The 2014 World Series of Poker, which tournament organizers are predicting will be the biggest in the history of the prestigious tournament series, will be kicking off in just...

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Daniel Negreanu Selling Half of His BIG ONE for ONE DROP Action

Daniel Negreanu is giving his fans a chance to back him at this year's BIG ONE for ONE DROP at the World Series of Poker.

Here is what Negreanu posted to his T...

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Number of Confirmed Entrants for BIG ONE for ONE DROP Up To 33

The World Series of Poker revealed earlier this week that the number of confirmed entrants for this summer’s BIG ONE for ONE DROP is now up to 33.

The BIG ONE ...

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Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games, Scott "BigRiskky" Clements Wins His First SCOOP Title and More

1. Party Poker Adds Casual Cash Games.

Bwin.Party, which has seen shares of its stock stagnate over the past couple of years, recently announced that Party Pok...

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WSOP: 23 Entries Already Confirmed For BIG ONE for ONE DROP

The second BIG ONE for ONE DROP event will be taking place this summer at the World Series of Poker, with the tournament set to run from June 29th to July 1st.

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World Series of Poker 2014 Schedule Released

WSOP.com officially released the schedule for the 2014 World Series of Poker earlier today.

A little over a week ago, somebody spotted a page on WSOP.com that ...

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$10 Million First Place Guarantee For WSOP 2014 Main Event?

Earlier today, a page was discovered on WSOP.com that showed a schedule of "Notable Events" for the 2014 World Series of Poker. WSOP.com quickly pulled the page down, but a fe...

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2014 World Series of Poker Dates Released

The World Series of Poker released the dates for the 45th edition of the WSOP earlier today.

As has been the case over the past decade, the 2014 World Series o...

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Ryan Riess Wins 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event

Ryan Riess outlasted Jay Farber last night to win the 2013 World Series of Poker main event. Riess walked away with $8,361,570 and the coveted WSOP main event bracelet, while ...

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Jay Farber vs Ryan Riess

The 6,352 players who entered into the 2013 World Series of Poker main event have now been whittled down to just two - Jay Farber and Ryan Riess.

On Tuesday ev...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Gets Underway on Monday Evening

After months of waiting, the 2013 World Series of Poker final table will begin on Monday evening.

According to WSOP.com, the player introductions will begin at...

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Adrian Mateos Wins WSOPE Europe Main Event

Adrian Mateos, just 19 years of age, outlasted 374 other players to take down the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe main event on Friday. Mateos, who became one of the younges...

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Daniel Negreanu Wins 2013 WSOP Player of the Year Award

For the second time in his career, Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu has won the World Series of Poker Player of the Year award. Negreanu is now the only player to have ever won the...

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Final Table of WSOPE Main Event Set

The original plan was for the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) main event to play down to eight players on Wednesday, but the eliminations came so quickly on Day 4 that to...

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24 Left in WSOPE Main Event

Day 3 of the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) main event is now in the books, with Adrian Mateos Diaz finishing as the tournament chip leader heading into Day 4 on Wednesd...

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$1 Million "Big One For One Drop" Tournament To Return at 2014 World Series of Poker

Earlier this week, Guy Laliberte, co-founder of Cirque du Soleil and founder of the One Drop charity, announced that the $1 million buy-in "Big One For One Drop" tournament wi...

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Phil Ivey in the Hunt for His Tenth Bracelet in Event #3 of 2013 WSOPE

Day 2 of Event #3 (€5,300 Mixed Max No Limit Hold'em) of the 2013 WSOPE concluded a few hours ago, with Noah Schwartz finishing as the chip leader heading into play on We...

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World Series of Poker Europe Officially Kicks Off With Ladies Bracelet Event

The 2013 World Series of Poker, which features a total of eight bracelet events, kicked off earlier today with the start of the €1,100 Ladies No Limit Hold'em event.

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Finalists Revealed For 2013 Poker Hall of Fame Induction Class

Earlier today, the World Series of Poker released the list of the ten people who have been named as finalists for the 2013 Poker Hall of Fame induction class.

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Public Nomination Process Now Closed For 2013 Poker Hall of Fame Induction Class

The public nomination process for the 2013 Poker Hall of Fame induction class has now closed.

Up until today, members of the public were able to submit names f...

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New Bracelet Event Added To World Series of Poker Europe Schedule

Earlier today, the World Series of Poker revealed that an eighth bracelet event has been added to the 2013 World Series of Poker Europe schedule.

The new brace...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Betting Odds

The 2013 World Series of Poker main event final table has been set, with the tournament now on hold until early November.

This year's November Nine looks like ...

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The November Nine is Set

After seven gruelling days of play, the 2013 "November Nine" has been set.

These are this year's "November Nine":

1. JC Tran, 38,000,000
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Down to 18

By the time that Day 7 of the 2013 World Series of Poker main event ends early Tuesday morning, the "November Nine" will officially be set.

As of the Day 7 din...

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68 Players Left in WSOP Main Event

After five full days of play in the 2013 World Series of Poker main event, just 68 of the original 6,352 entrants remain.

Leading the way into Day 6 on Sunday ...

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The Main Event Bubble Bursts

The 2013 World Series of Poker main event bubble has now burst, and all of the remaining 648 players are now guaranteed a minimum payday of $19,106.

The unfort...

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World Series of Poker Main Event: Players Combine For Day 3

With Day 2c of the 2013 World Series of Poker main event now in the books, the remaining 1,743 players will combine into a single field on Day 3, which will get underway at 12...

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Tom Dwan and Gus Hansen Finally Show Up to World Series of Poker Main Event

Two of the biggest names in poker, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Gus Hansen, just took their seats for the first time in the World Series of Poker main event.

Both Dwa...

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6,352 Players Turn Out For 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event

The final numbers are now in - the 2013 World Series of Poker main event attracted 6,352 players, making it the 8th biggest WSOP main event field of all time.

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Big Names Turn Out For Day 1c of World Series of Poker Main Event

The third (and final) Day 1 flight of the World Series of Poker main event has just gotten underway in Las Vegas.

Somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 player...

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943 Players Turn Out For Day 1a of World Series of Poker Main Event

The 2013 World Series of Poker main event officially kicked off yesterday, with a total of 943 players turning out for the first Day 1 flight.

Day 1a tends to ...

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Matthew Ashton Wins $50,000 Poker Players' Championship

25 year-old Matthew Ashton successfully maneuvered through a 132 player field to take down the $50,000 Poker Players' Championship last evening for $1,744,989. In addition to ...

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Doyle Brunson Plays in His First World Series of Poker Event of the Year

Prior to the 2013 World Series of Poker getting underway, Doyle Brunson promised that he would not be appearing in many of this year's events.

Brunson's plan w...

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Anthony Gregg Wins $111,111 One Drop High Rollers Event

Anthony Gregg navigated his way through an incredibly tough 166 player field to take down the $111,111 One Drop High Rollers event on Saturday afternoon. With his victory, Gre...

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Can Antonio Esfandiari Win A One Drop Event For The Second Straight Year?

In July of 2012, Antonio Esfandiari outlasted 47 other players to take down the $1,000,000 "The Big One for ONE DROP" event. Esfandiari took home $18,346,673 for his victory, ...

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Brandon Steven, Tobias Reinkemeier Lead One Drop High Rollers Event After Day 1

A total of 166 players turned out for the $111,111 One Drop High Rollers No Limit Hold'em event (Event #47) at this year's World Series of Poker, creating a total prize pool o...

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166 Players Turn Out For One Drop High Rollers Event

Registration for the $111,111 One Drop High Rollers No Limit Hold'em event (WSOP Event #47) is now closed.

In total, 166 players turned out for the One Drop Hi...

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Jared Hamby, Steve Gross Win Bracelets

If you've been around the online poker world for a while, chances are that you recognize the aliases "TheWacoKidd" and "Gboro780".

Both Jared "TheWacoKidd" Ham...

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Canadian Players Continue To Win at 2013 World Series of Poker

Prior to the 2013 World Series of Poker, the record for the most number of bracelets won by a non-US country at a WSOP was seven.

Canadian players at this year...

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Jeff Madsen Wins His Third World Series of Poker Bracelet

Jeff Madsen won the third World Series of Poker bracelet of his career on Friday evening after taking down Event #35 ($3,000 Pot Limit Omaha) of this year's WSOP. Madsen took ...

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Erick Lindgren Wins His Second World Series of Poker Bracelet

It's been a rollercoaster of a last couple of years for Erick Lindgren, but things certainly seem to be on the upswing for the former "Team Full Tilt" member as of late.

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Tom Schneider Takes Down His Second Bracelet of the Year

Tom Schneider became the first multiple bracelet winner of the year earlier today after he took down Event #29 ($5,000 HORSE) for $318,955.

Schneider put on a ...

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Six Bracelets (And Counting) For Canadian Players at This Year's WSOP

Canadian players have gotten off to a strong start at this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

Through 26 completed World Series of Poker events, Canadi...

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News Update: Mark Scheinberg Forfeits $50 Million, Jerry Buss Honored at the World Series of Poker

1. Mark Scheinberg Forfeits $50 Million.

Mark Scheinberg, CEO of Pokerstars and son of Isai Scheinberg, entered into an agreement with the United States Distri...

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Phil Ivey Makes Final Day of $1,000 No Limit Hold'em Event

13 players currently stand between Phil Ivey and his 10th World Series of Poker bracelet.

The final day of Event #18 ($1,000 No Limit Hold'em) will get underwa...

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Phil Ivey Cashes in First 2013 World Series of Poker Event

Phil Ivey is officially making his first deep run in the 2013 World Series of Poker after making it through the first day of Event #18 ($1,000 No Limit Hold'em).


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Phil Hellmuth Falls Short of Bracelet #14

Phil Hellmuth fell short of winning his 14th World Series of Poker bracelet on Saturday night after being eliminated by Mark Radoja in the Quarterfinals of the $10,000 Heads-U...

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Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Wins His Fourth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow won the fourth World Series of Poker bracelet of his career last evening after taking down the $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi/Low Split 8 or Better event. ...

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Benny Chen Wins WSOP "Millionaire Maker" Event

6,343 players turned out for Event #6 ($1,500 NLHE "Millionaire Maker") of the 2013 World Series of Poker, creating the largest single-day starting field in the history of the...

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6,343 Players Turn Out For The "Millionaire Maker"

According to WSOP.com, 6,343 players ended up turning out for the $1,500 "Millionaire Maker" (Event #6), which ended up creating a total prize pool of $8,563,050.


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Two Bracelets To Be Handed Out Today at World Series of Poker

Two players should walk away with World Series of Poker bracelets today, as Event #2 ($5,000 No Limit Hold'em 8-Handed) and Event #3 ($1,000 No Limit Hold'em Re-Entry) are exp...

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Chad Holloway Wins First Bracelet of 2013 World Series of Poker

Chad Holloway outlasted 897 other players to take down the first bracelet of the 2013 World Series of Poker last evening. Holloway, who is a Pokernews.com employee, took down ...

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481 Players Turn Out For First Open World Series of Poker Event of 2013

481 players turned out for the first open event of the 2013 World Series of Poker, creating a total prize pool of $2,260,700.

The 2013 World Series of Poker ki...

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The 2013 World Series of Poker Kicks Off in Las Vegas

The 2013 World Series of Poker officially kicked off earlier today with the start of Event #1 ($500 Casino Employees No Limit Hold'em) at 12 pm local time.

Fiv...

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2013 WSOP Europe Schedule Released

WSOP.com released the schedule for the 7th annual WSOP (World Series of Poker) Europe earlier today.

The 7th WSOPE will feature a total of seven bracelet event...

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Daniel Negreanu Wins WSOP APAC Main Event

Daniel Negreanu dominated the final table of the inaugural WSOP APAC main event earlier today en route to winning his fifth World Series of Poker bracelet and over $1 million ...

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WSOP APAC Main Event Final Table Set

The final table of the first ever WSOP APAC (Asia Pacific) main event is now set.

Benny Spindler will enter the final day of play as the tournament chip leader...

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Daniel Negreanu, Antonio Esfandiari Still Alive in WSOP APAC Main Event

The inaugural WSOP APAC main event is now down to just 15 players.

Russell Thomas, who finished in 4th place in the 2012 World Series of Poker main event, will...

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405 Players Turn Out For First Ever WSOP APAC Main Event

405 players, including the likes of Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth and Phil Ivey, ended up playing in the first ever WSOP APAC (Asia Pacific) main event.

About...

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Phil Ivey Wins Ninth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Ivey won Event #3 ($2,200 Mixed Event) of the WSOP Asia Pacific earlier today to capture the ninth World Series of Poker bracelet of his career.

With his ...

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Bryan Piccioli Wins First Ever WSOP APAC Bracelet

Bryan Piccioli became the first person to ever win a WSOP APAC (World Series of Poker Asia Pacific) bracelet after taking down WSOP APAC Event #1 on Sunday evening for $211,57...

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World Series of Poker 2013 Schedule Released

You can start finalizing your plans for this summer, as the 2013 World Series of Poker schedule has finally been released.

The 44th edition of the World Series...

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2013 World Series of Poker Dates Set

Planning on taking part in the 2013 World Series of Poker?

According to WSOP.com (link below), the 2013 World Series of Poker will get underway on Wednesday, M...

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Down to Three: Greg Merson Leads WSOP Main Event Heading Into Final Day of Play

Greg Merson. Jesse Sylvia. Jake Balsiger.

One of these three men will take home the coveted World Series of Poker main event bracelet and over $8.5 million on ...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Gets Underway Later Today

After a multi-month pause, the World Series of Poker main event final table will finally get underway later today at 8 pm ET.

The final table will play down to...

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Eric Drache and Brian "Sailor" Roberts Elected to Poker Hall of Fame

Eric Drache and Brian "Sailor" Roberts have been elected to the Poker Hall of Fame and will be officially inducted on Tuesday, October 30th.

Drache and Roberts...

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Phil Hellmuth Wins WSOPE Main Event, 13th Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth won his 13th World Series of Poker bracelet on Friday morning after taking down the 2012 WSOPE main event for over 1 million EUR.

Hellmuth naviga...

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News: WCOOP 2012 Schedule Released and WSOP Main Event Final Table Betting Odds Now Available

1. Pokerstars releases 2012 WCOOP Schedule.

Earlier today, Pokerstars announced via their blog that they have released their "working schedule" for the 2012 WC...

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Jesse Sylvia Chip Leader Heading Into World Series of Poker Final Table

The 2012 World Series of Poker main event final table has been set.

In previous years, an agonizing amount of time would be spent eliminating the 10th player f...

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Less Than 100 Players Left in World Series of Poker Main Event

5 full days of play are now in the books at the 2012 World Series of Poker main event, with just 97 of the original 6,598 entrants still standing.

At the top o...

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6,598 Players Turn Out For 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event

According to World Series of Poker officials, 6,598 players turned out for this year's WSOP main event.

6,598 entrants means that there is a total prize pool o...

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The Big One: World Series of Poker Main Event Gets Underway on Saturday

The biggest tournament in poker, the World Series of Poker main event, will officially get underway on Saturday afternoon.

This year there will be three Day 1 ...

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Antonio Esfandiari Wins BIG ONE for ONE DROP

Antonio Esfandiari took down the biggest prize in the history of poker after winning the BIG ONE for ONE DROP earlier tonight.

Esfandiari took home a staggerin...

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Final Table of Big One for One Drop Set

The final table of the BIG ONE for ONE DROP is now set.

By the time that the BIG ONE for ONE DROP wraps up late Tuesday/early Wednesday morning, one person wil...

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Mizrachi Wins, The Big One for One Drop Approaches and More

1. Mizrachi Wins Second $50,000 Poker Player's Championship.

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi won his second $50,000 Poker Player's Championship title in the pas...

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Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Looks For Second $50k Poker Player's Championship Later Today

The $50,000 Poker Player's Championship is now down to just eight players, with the final table of the event getting underway later this afternoon.

Here are th...

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Mizrachi, Bloch Leading $50,000 Poker Player's Championship With 32 Left

108 of the best poker players in the world signed up to play in this year's $50,000 Poker Player's Championship.

After roughly 2 1/2 days of play, just 32 of t...

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Terrence Chan Within Striking Distance of World Series of Poker Record

Terrence Chan cashed in yet another event on Saturday afternoon, bringing his total number of cashes at this year's World Series of Poker to eight.

Chan's eigh...

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Phil Ivey Makes Yet Another Final Table

Fifth time's the charm?

Phil Ivey made yet another final table last night, this time in the $2,500 Mixed Hold'em event (Event #35).

This is the ...

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Ivey and Hellmuth: Close, But Not Quite in Event #32

Phil Hellmuth and Phil Ivey both made the final table of Event #32 ($10,000 HORSE) last night, but neither player was able to add to their collection of bracelets.

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Ivey, Hellmuth Deep in $10,000 HORSE Event

You might want to keep your eyes on Event #32 ($10,000 H.O.R.S.E.), as both Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth are in contention with just 13 players left in the tournament.
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Weekend Update: Antonius Signs New Deal, Seidel in Contention For Ninth Bracelet and More

1. Patrik Antonius Signs Deal with iGame.com.

Patrik Antonius is the new face of the recently launched iGame.com, as the former "Team Full Tilt" member has sig...

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Phil Ivey Narrowly Misses Out on Ninth World Series of Poker Bracelet - Again

In 2011, Phil Ivey skipped the entirety of the World Series of Poker.

Ivey blamed the ongoing Full Tilt Poker situation, stating that it would be unfair of him...

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Phil Hellmuth Wins His 12th World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Hellmuth took down Event #18 ($2,500 Seven Card RAZZ) to win his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet earlier this morning. Hellmuth also walked away with $182,793 for his...

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Ivey, Hellmuth Eyeing Bracelets on Sunday

Both Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth made deep runs in World Series of Poker events on Saturday, and both players have the opportunity to add to their bracelet collections on Sund...

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More Players Confirmed For "BIG ONE for ONE DROP" Event

The World Series of Poker announced yesterday that 12 more players have been confirmed for the BIG ONE for ONE DROP event that is set to take place in early July at the World ...

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Spanish Poker Rooms Now Online, High Stakes Results Since FTP Went Offline and More

1. Spanish Online Poker Rooms Go Live.

Regulated online gaming in Spain is finally here.

Earlier today, Pokerstars.es, PartyPoker.es and others...

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Andy Bloch Wins First World Series of Poker Bracelet

You can now cross Andy Bloch off of the "Best Players to Never Win a Bracelet" list, as he managed to take down Event #7 ($1,500 Seven Card Stud) at the World Series of Poker ...

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Daniel Negreanu Looking for Fifth WSOP Bracelet in $1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em Event

Daniel Negreanu has gone deep in Event #5 ($1,500 Pot Limit Hold'em) at the World Series of Poker, as he is currently fourth in chips with 19 players left.

Neg...

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2,101 Players Turn Out For First Open World Series of Poker Event of 2012

The first open event of the 2012 World Series of Poker got underway earlier today in Las Vegas.

Event #2 ($1,500 No Limit Hold'em) of the 2012 World Series of ...

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World Series of Poker Begins This Weekend

Another year has flown by.

The 2012 World Series of Poker will kick off this weekend with the $500 Casino Employees No Limit Hold'em event on Sunday.
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WSOP: 30 People Have Registered For "Big One for One Drop" Event So Far

According to WSOP.com, 30 players have already committed to playing in the "Big One for One Drop" event at this year's World Series of Poker.

These 30 players ...

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2012 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

The 2012 World Series of Poker schedule was released on Wednesday afternoon.

This year's event will get underway on Sunday, May 27th with the $500 Casino Emplo...

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No More "November Nine"?

The schedule for the 43rd World Series of Poker is set to be released on Wednesday (February 1st) afternoon (1 pm ET).

Via their official Twitter account, the ...

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$1 Million Buy-In Event at 2012 WSOP: 22 Entrants and Counting

WSOP.com revealed earlier today that the "historic" $1 million buy-in event at the 2012 World Series of Poker already has commitments from 22 different players. 22 players is ...

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Pius Heinz Wins 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event

After a lengthy heads-up battle, Pius Heinz defeated Martin Staszko to take down the 2011 World Series of Poker main event.

For his victory, Heinz walked away ...

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Pius Heinz vs Ben Lamb vs Martin Staszko

Pius Heinz. Ben Lamb. Martin Staszko.

One of these three men will be crowned the 2011 World Series of Poker main event champion on Tuesday evening.

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Begins This Sunday

In less than 48 hours, the 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event will restart in Las Vegas.

The event will resume at 11:30 am (local time) on Sunday morning in...

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Barry Greenstein, Linda Johnson To Be Inducted Into Poker Hall of Fame

WSOP.com announced earlier today that Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson will become the 41st and 42nd individuals to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame. The induction ce...

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Elio Fox Wins 2011 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

Elio Fox successfully navigated his way through a field of 593 players to become the newest WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) champion earlier today. For his victory, Fox w...

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Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Wins His Second WSOP Bracelet

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi won the second World Series of Poker bracelet of his career on Saturday after taking down the 10k NLHE Split Event (#5) at the World Series of P...

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Phil Hellmuth Falls Short in WSOPE #1

Phil Hellmuth's quest for his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet fell just short earlier today, as he ended up finishing in 7th place in WSOPE #1.

Hellmuth se...

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WSOPE Gets Underway in Cannes, France

For the first time in its young history, the World Series of Poker Europe is being contested in Cannes, France.

At stake? Seven World Series of Poker bracelets...

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2011 Poker Hall of Fame Finalists Revealed

The ten finalists for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame Class of 2011 were revealed by WSOP.com earlier today.

There was a public nomination process on WSO...

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Friday Night News: Full Tilt Poker, WSOP Sponsorship $ and More

1. Full Tilt Poker.

Earlier today, EGR Magazine released an article titled "FTP Bidder looks to buy UK and Irish assets only."

According to an ...

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The 2011 November Nine is Set

The 2011 "November Nine" is now set.

Martin Staszko of the Czech Republic will enter the final table of the 2011 World Series of Poker main event as the chip l...

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Ryan Lenaghan Leads World Series of Poker Main Event After Day 6

Day 6 of the 2011 World Series of Poker main event just came to a close, with 57 of the original 6,865 entrants making it through to Day 7 on Monday.

At the to...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Day 4 Recap: Manoj Viswanathan Leads, 378 Players Remain

378 players will sleep tonight with dreams of a $8.7 million payday swirling in their heads.

Four full days of the 2011 World Series of Poker main event have n...

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6,865

The final numbers are now in - this year's 2011 World Series of Poker main event managed to attract 6,865 players from all across the world.

The 6,865 player f...

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1,882 Entrants For First Two Days of World Series of Poker Main Event

Registration for Day 1b of the 2011 World Series of Series Poker main event has now closed, with a total of 985 players deciding to try their luck on Day 1b this year.
...

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Not Again! Phil Hellmuth Finishes in Second Place in $50,000 Poker Player's Championship

The 2011 World Series of Poker for Phil Hellmuth so far? Three final tables. Three heads-up battles. Two massive chip leads during heads-up play.

Zero bracelet...

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$50k Poker Player's Championship: Ly Leads, Hellmuth in Contention

Minh Ly will have a dominant chip lead when the final day of the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship gets underway at 3 pm local time on Wednesday afternoon. Ly finished Day 4...

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Tom Dwan Falls Short in Bid for First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Tom "durrrr" Dwan fell short in his bid to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet earlier tonight, as he ended up finishing in 5th place in the $10,000 HORSE event.

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Jason Mercier Wins His Second World Series of Poker Bracelet

"Team Pokerstars Pro" Jason Mercier successfully navigated his way through a very tough field in the $5k Pot Limit Omaha (6-Handed) to take down his second World Series of Pok...

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Another Day, Another Second Place Finish for Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth narrowly missed out on his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet on Monday night after finishing in second place in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or B...

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Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Wins His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

"Team Pokerstars Pro" member Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier took down his very first World Series of Poker bracelet yesterday in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud World Championship. <...

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Hellmuth Comes Up Short

For a good portion of the $10k 2-7 Draw Lowball Championship final table, Phil Hellmuth was loving life. "The Poker Brat" was smiling, cracking jokes and seemingly winning eve...

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Godaddy.com Signs World Series of Poker Sponsorship Deal

According to the World Series of Poker, Godaddy.com has signed on to become a "premier sponsor" for the remainder of the 2011 WSOP.

According to the terms of t...

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Eugene Katchalov Wins His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Eugene Katchalov, who is widely regarded as being one of the best poker players in the world, was able to win his very first World Series of Poker bracelet in the $1,500 Seven...

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$1 Million Buy-in Event Planned for Next Year's World Series of Poker

Earlier today, the Twitterverse started buzzing about a "huge" announcement that was set to be made at the World Series of Poker later today.

The cat is now ou...

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2011 World Series of Poker Gets Underway in Less Than 24 Hours

In less than 24 hours, the 2011 World Series of Poker will kick off at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The first official event of the year wi...

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Which Members of "Team Full Tilt" Will Be At the World Series of Poker?

With Full Tilt Poker still not paying out their US players, many people have been speculating as to which members of "Team Full Tilt" will end up attending the 2011 World Seri...

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WSOP Officials Expecting Big Turnout This Year Despite "Black Friday"

Given the events of the past month, it can be easy to forget that the 2011 World Series of Poker starts in less than three weeks.

Many people have been specula...

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WSOP Introduces "World Series of Poker Main Event Rematches"

Earlier today, the World Series of Poker announced that they will be recreating some of the most dramatic moments in poker history with their new "World Series of Poker Heads-...

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2011 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2011 World Series of Poker has now been officially released to the public.

The first two events of the 2011 World Series of Poker will get...

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WSOP Releases Dates and Congress Adjourns For The Year

1. World Series of Poker 2011 Dates Revealed.

Earlier today, WSOP staff revealed the dates for the 2011 World Series of Poker. Individual tournaments, dates, e...

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Jonathan Duhamel Wins 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event

Jonathan Duhamel bested John Racener during heads-up play to become the 2010 World Series of Poker main event champion earlier tonight. With his victory, Duhamel takes home $8...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Set To Conclude Later Tonight

It’s been a long journey (over four months), but sometime later tonight, the 2010 World Series of Poker main event champion will finally be crowned.

Will it be...

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The World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Is Just Days Away

After a multi-month delay, the World Series of Poker main event is finally set to resume later this week.

It was about 3 1/2 months ago when Matthew Jarvis eli...

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James Bord Wins WSOPE Main Event

James Bord outlasted hundreds of other players to take down the World Series of Poker Europe main event on Tuesday, earning himself over 830k GDP and a World Series of Poker b...

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Dan Fleyshman Leads WSOPE Main Event Heading Into Final Table

Dan Fleyshman, who is the CEO of Victory Poker, will have the chip lead when the final table of the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) main event gets underway on Tuesday af...

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WSOPE Update: Ivey and Blom Still Alive in Main Event, Gus Hansen Wins His First Bracelet

1. Ivey, "Isildur1" Still Alive in World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.

Ronald Lee will begin as the tournament chipleader when Day 4 of the WSOPE (World S...

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Gus Hansen vs Jim Collopy Match Set To Conclude on Sunday Evening

After a multi-day delay, the final match of the WSOPE NLHE High Rollers Heads Up Championship (Event #4) is set to take place on Sunday evening (local time).

G...

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Viktor "Isildur1" Blom Leads WSOPE Main Event After Day 2

Day 2 of the WSOPE main event came to a close a few hours ago.

The tournament's largest stack heading into Day 3 on Sunday will be none other than Viktor Blom,...

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WSOPE Update: Day 1 of Main Event In the Books, Hansen vs Collopy Delayed Again

1. Day 1 of WSOPE Main Event Is a Wrap.

A total of 346 players turned out for the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe main event, creating a prize pool of approx...

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Gus Hansen's Quest For First World Series of Poker Bracelet Will Be Delayed At Least One More Day

Gus Hansen came agonizingly close to taking down his first World Series of Poker bracelet early Friday morning, but the poker gods just weren't smiling down on the "Great Dane...

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Can Gus Hansen Win His First World Series of Poker Bracelet on Thursday?

When it comes to notable poker players who have never been able to win a World Series of Poker bracelet, Gus Hansen and Patrik Antonius are at the top of the list.

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Poker's Biggest Names Turn Out For WSOPE High Roller Heads-Up Event

The 10k No Limit Hold'em Heads-Up event at the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) drew many of poker's biggest names, including Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Daniel Negre...

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Jeff Lisandro Wins Bracelet #5

Joe Serock seemed poised to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet early Sunday morning, but it just wasn't meant to be.

Instead, Jeff Lisandro walked aw...

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Phil Laak Wins His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Laak's crazy year took a turn for the better on Thursday, as he was able to outlast 243 other players in WSOPE #1 to take down his first World Series of Poker bracelet. <...

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Phil Laak In Contention For His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Laak will be looking to win the first World Series of Poker bracelet of his career on Thursday when the final table of the 2,650 pound Six-Handed No Limit Hold'em event g...

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WSOP Tournament of Champions to Air on ESPN This Tuesday, July High Stakes Update and More

1. 2010 Tournament of Champions to Air on ESPN This Tuesday.

The 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions (TOC) is set to air on ESPN this Tuesday evening.

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A Look at How Main Event Chip Leaders Heading Into the Final Table Have Ended Up Finishing (2000-2009)

Over the past 10 years, four of the ten players who have held the chip lead in the World Series of Poker main event heading into the final table have gone on to win the tourna...

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ESPN's Coverage of 2010 World Series of Poker Kicks Off This Tuesday

ESPN's coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker will kick off this Tuesday with the airing of the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship.

ESPN set the table for...

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2010 "November Nine" Betting Odds Released

BetUS.com recently released betting odds for the World Series of Poker main event final table that is set to take place in November.

As you probably figured ou...

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The 2010 World Series of Poker Was a Major Success

The 2010 World Series of Poker was a major success, despite the fact that the global economy remains mired in a slump.

After including the numbers for the main...

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The 2010 "November Nine" Is (Finally) Set

Day 8 of the World Series of Poker main event was a long and grueling day, but the 2010 "November Nine" has finally been set.

Day 8 of the main event began at ...

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Jonathan Duhamel Leading World Series of Poker Main Event At Day 8 Dinner Break

15 of the 27 players who started Day 8 of the World Series of Poker main event are still alive at the dinner break, with Jonathan Duhamel leading the pack heading into the las...

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Day 7 of World Series of Poker Main Event Comes To a Close; Joseph Cheong Leads

Day 7 of the World Series of Poker main event has now come to a close.

7,319 players signed up to play in this year’s main event, and now just 27 remain.

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Cuong Nguyen Chip Leader of WSOP Main Event at Day 7 Dinner Break

Cuong Nguyen is currently the DOMINANT chip leader in the World Series of Poker main event. The event is currently paused for the dinner break and will resume in an hour.

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78 Left In WSOP Main Event After Day 6; Theo Jorgensen Leads

Theo Jorgensen will begin Day 7 of the World Series of Poker main event as the tournament chip leader when action resumes on Friday afternoon.

Jorgensen manage...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Day 5 Recap

Heading into Day 6 on Thursday, just 205 of the original 7,319 entrants in the 2010 World Series of Poker main event are still alive.

Of those 205 players who ...

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The Money Bubble Bursts In The World Series of Poker Main Event

Four full days of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event have now been completed, and the remaining players are now in the money.

1,203 players were still a...

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Johnny Chan Doing Well in World Series of Poker Main Event

It’s still early days yet, but a two-time World Series of Poker main event winner (and poker legend) is one of the chip leaders after Day 3 of the 2010 WSOP main event.
...

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Day 2B of Main Event Is a Wrap: David Assouline Out In Front

Day 2B of the World Series of Poker main event came to a close a few hours ago, with David Assouline managing to finish as the Day 2B chip leader.

In fact, whe...

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Boulos Estafanous Surges To Chip Lead on Day 2A of World Series of Poker Main Event

Day 2A of the 2010 World Series of Poker main event wrapped up a few minutes ago, with Boulos Estafanous finishing the day as the chip leader.

Estafanous manag...

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The World Series of Poker Main Event Numbers Are In

2,391 players turned out for Day 1d of the World Series of Poker main event on Thursday, creating a total field size for the main event that easily topped last year's total.
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Mathiu Sauriol, Johnny Chan Finish On Top of World Series of Poker Day 1c Leaderboard

2,314 players registered to play on Day 1c of the 2010 World Series of Poker main event, virtually guaranteeing that the tournament will finish with over 7,000 total entrants....

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James Danielson Finishes On Top of WSOP Main Event Day 1b Leaderboard

James Danielson dominated Day 1b of the World Series of Poker main event on Tuesday, finishing the day with over 200k in chips.

1,489 players turned out for Da...

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World Series of Poker Update: Huck Seed Wins TOC, Main Event Gets Under Way and More

1. Huck Seed Wins 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions.

It was a long and grueling day of poker on the final day of the 2010 Tournament of Champions.


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Tom Dwan Comes Up Short In Hunt For First Bracelet

It wasn’t meant to be for Tom "durrrr" Dwan on Saturday, as the young poker phenom once again came up short in his quest for his first World Series of Poker bracelet.
...

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The Tom Dwan Bracelet Watch Is Back On

Tom Dwan rolled through Day 2 of the $10,000 Pot Limit Omaha Championship on Friday, finishing the day as the decisive tournament chip leader heading into the third and final ...

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Bryn Kenney Leads $25k NLHE 6-Max (Event #52) After Day 2

The $25,000 No Limit Hold’em 6-Max tournament (Event #52) is one of the hardest World Series of Poker events to win.

The field is comprised of some of the very...

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Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Leads 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions After Day 2

Day 2 of the 2010 World Series of Poker TOC (Tournament of Champions) wrapped up a few minutes ago, with Mike "The Mouth" Matusow finishing the day as the tournament chip lead...

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Erik Seidel Leads 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions After Day 1

Day 1 of the 2010 World Series of Poker TOC (Tournament of Champions) wrapped up a few hours ago after four levels of play.

Erik Seidel, who is the owner of ei...

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Gavin Smith Wins His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Gavin Smith won the very first World Series of Poker bracelet of his career earlier tonight after taking Event #44 ($2,500 Mixed Hold'em) of the 2010 World Series of Poker.
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Swick Comes Up Short, Gavin Smith Looks For His First Bracelet and More

1. Mike "Quick" Swick Falls Short in $1,500 NLHE event.

Who said that mixed martial arts fighters can't play poker?

Mike "Quick" Swick made a ve...

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Mike "Quick" Swick Deep In World Series of Poker Event #42

Mike "Quick" Swick, a name that should be familiar to any mixed martial arts fan, is currently making a deep run in a World Series of Poker Event.

Event #42 ($...

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Phil Hellmuth To Try For Bracelet #12 on Thursday

Phil Hellmuth will attempt to win his 12th World Series of Poker bracelet on Thursday in Event #41 ($1,500 Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Low Split-8 or Better) of the 2010 World Series o...

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Phil Ivey Wins His Eighth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Ivey has just won his eighth World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #37 ($3,000 H.O.R.S.E.) after besting Bill Chen in heads up play.

With his victory to...

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Phil Ivey Is Deep In Another World Series of Poker Event

Just a few days after making a deep run in Event #33 ($2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha), only to end up with a disappointing 12th place finish, Phil Ivey has once again put hims...

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Men “The Master” Nguyen Falls Just Short of Winning His Eighth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Both Phil Ivey and Men “The Master” Nguyen had an opportunity to win their eighth World Series of Poker bracelets on Saturday, but neither man was able to accomplish the feat....

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Phil Ivey Gunning For Bracelet #8 on Saturday

Day 2 of the $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha event at the 2010 World Series of Poker just wrapped up a few minutes ago.

After two full days of play in the event...

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Michael Mizrachi Makes His Third World Series of Poker Final Table of 2010

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi has continued his hot streak at the 2010 World Series of Poker by making the final table of the $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship.


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World Series of Poker 2010 Tournament of Champions Field Revealed

Fans were able to vote this year for the players that they believed should participate in the 2010 World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions (TOC).

Voting w...

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Sammy Farha Takes Down $10,000 Omaha Hi/Low Split-8 or Better Championship

Sammy Farha outlasted a very game James Dempsey to take down the $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship earlier this morning.

The heads up battle ...

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Dutch Boyd Wins His Second World Series of Poker Bracelet

Dutch Boyd took down the $2,500 Limit Hold'em/Six Handed event (Event #23) earlier this morning to claim the second World Series of Poker bracelet of his career.


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Lacey Jones Inks Full Tilt Poker Deal, Jason DeWitt Prevails And More

1. Lacey Jones Inks Full Tilt Poker Sponsorship Deal.

In late May, Lacey Jones announced that she was parting ways with Absolute Poker after spending a number ...

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Jason "TheMasterJ33" DeWitt Leads $5,000 No Limit Hold'em Event After Day 2

Day 2 of Event #17 ($5,000 No Limit Hold'em) at the 2010 World Series of Poker just came to a close.

Jason DeWitt, who is also known as "TheMasterJ33" online, ...

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Michael Mizrachi Jumps Out to Early Lead in 2010 WSOP POY Race

After 13 of 57 events at the 2010 World Series of Poker, Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi currently holds the lead in the race for WSOP Player of the Year (POY).

...

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Tom Dwan Comes Up Short in Quest for First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Many in the poker world are breathing a sigh of relief tonight after Tom "durrrr" Dwan came up just short in his attempt to win his first World Series of Poker bracelet.

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Michael Mizrachi In Contention For Bracelet #2

Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi, who won his very first World Series of Poker bracelet earlier this week in the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship, has put himself in contenti...

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Phil Hellmuth Is Making a Run At Bracelet #12

Day 2 of Event #8 ($1,500 No Limit Hold'em) at the 2010 World Series of Poker wrapped up just a few minutes ago.

Of the 2,341 players who entered this event, o...

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Player Given Lifetime World Series of Poker Ban

According to a post on the "Full Tilt Poker Blog" (link below), a player has been permanently banned from the World Series of Poker after attempting to steal chips from anothe...

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116 Players Turn Out for $50,000 Poker Player's Championship

116 players turned out for Event #2 ($50,000 Poker Player's Championship) of the 2010 World Series of Poker, creating a total prize pool of just over $5.5 million.

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Record Turnout Expected For This Year's World Series of Poker

In 2009, the World Series of Poker had 60,875 total entries for its 57 tournaments, easily eclipsing the previous record of 58,720.

Players from 115 different ...

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2010 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

The 41st annual World Series of Poker will get underway on May 27th, 2010 and conclude on November 9th, 2010.

There will be a total of 57 WSOP bracelets up for...

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"High Stakes Poker" Season 6 Filming Wraps Later Today

The third and final day of filming for the sixth season of "High Stakes Poker" is scheduled to get under way in just a couple of minutes at the "Golden Nugget" in Las Vegas. <...

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Joe Cada Wins 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event

Joe Cada outlasted 6,493 other hopeful entrants to take down the 2009 World Series of Poker championship early Tuesday morning.

With his victory, Cada becomes ...

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Joe Cada vs Darvin Moon For the World Series of Poker Main Event Title

The World Series of Poker main event finally got back underway on Saturday afternoon after a lengthy, multi-month delay.

18 hours (and 276 hands) later, Joe Ca...

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The World Series of Poker Final Table Is Finally Here

After months of anticipation, the World Series of Poker main event final table will finally get underway on Saturday afternoon.

The final table will play down ...

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FTOPS XIV, Phil Ivey Odds and More

1. FTOPS XIV. The 14th edition of the FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) gets underway later today (November 4th).

The series will kick off at 21:00 ET with...

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WSOP.com Poll: 78%+ Believe Phil Ivey Will Win World Series of Poker Main Event

According to recently released poll results on WSOP.com, 78.05% of those surveyed believe that Phil Ivey will walk away with the main event title.

After months...

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"Durrrr Challenge" Update, EPT London Final Table, World Series of Poker Final Table

1. "Durrrr Challenge" Update. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played another 1,063 hands of their "challenge" early Wednesday morning, with Dwan finishing up around $418...

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Barry Shulman Wins 2009 WSOPE Main Event, Daniel Negreanu Finishes Second

The 2009 World Series of Poker Europe main event final table concluded just a few hours ago, with Barry Shulman outlasting Daniel Negreanu in an exciting heads up battle to ta...

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World Series of Poker Europe Final Table is All Set

Day 4 of the WSOPE (World Series of Poker Europe) main event is now in the books, with Jason Mercier emerging as the dominant chip leader heading into Thursday's final table. ...

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Ian Munns, Praz Bansi Leading World Series of Poker Europe Main Event After Day 2

Day 2 of the World Series of Poker Europe main event is now in the books, with 94 of the original 334 entrants managing to stay alive for Day 3.

Ian Munns look...

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Phil Hellmuth to Coach Jeff Shulman for WSOP Main Event Final Table

Jeff Shulman, who is one of this year's "November Nine", has announced that he has selected Phil Hellmuth to help get him ready for the quickly approaching WSOP final table. <...

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ESPN and World Series of Poker Ink Long-Term Deal

According to USA Today (link below), ESPN and the World Series of Poker have inked a long-term deal that will extend into 2017.

The current deal between the Wo...

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ESPN Begins Airing 2009 World Series of Poker Episodes Next Week

Tired of watching reruns from last year's World Series of Poker?

Tired of watching Peter Eastgate and Ivan Demidov duking it out at the 2008 World Series of Pok...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table Betting Odds Now Available

Betting odds for the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event final table have now been released by Betfair.com.

Darvin Moon is the current favorite to win the ev...

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"November Nine" World Series of Poker Final Table Set; Phil Ivey In, Darvin Moon Leads

After nearly two weeks of play, the "November Nine" has now been set.

Jordan Smith bubbled the "November Nine" final table just a few short minutes ago.
...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Down To 27 Players

With the elimination of Joe Ward in 28th place, the final three tables of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event are now set.

Day 7 has now drawn to a close...

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101 Players Left in World Series of Poker Main Event

6,494 players all had a dream of winning the 2009 World Series of Poker main event.

Of those 6,500 players, only 101 remain.

Darvin Moon is the...

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Here Comes Phil Ivey

Day 4 of the World Series of Poker has now drawn to the close.

789 players remained in the tournament at the start of Day 4.

By the time that p...

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Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier Leads World Series of Poker After Day 3

Day 3 of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event has just wrapped up, and there is a very familiar name on top of the leaderboard - Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier.


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Day 2 World Series of Poker Update

Day 2b has drawn to a close, and there will now be a one day layoff before the start of Day 3.

Day 3 will officially get underway at 12 pm local time on Friday...

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6,494 Players Turn out for 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event

A massive turnout for Day 1d of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event pushed the size of the field to well over 6,000 players.

To be exact, 6,494 players c...

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1,989 Players Turn Out For First Two Days of World Series of Poker Main Event

Day 1a and Day 1b of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event are now in the books.

1,116 players turned out for Day 1a of the event, while 873 players turned...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Gets Underway Tomorrow

Day 1A of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event will get underway at 12 pm tomorrow (July 3rd).

This will kick off a four month plus journey that will fina...

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David Bach Wins 50k HORSE Event, Freddy Deeb Snaps and Phil Hellmuth Goes for #12

1. David Bach Wins. To say that the final day of the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event was grueling would be an extreme understatement.

After 20 hours, nearly 500...

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Erik "Erik123" Sagstrom Near Top of $50k H.O.R.S.E. Leaderboard After Day 3

Day 3 of the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. tournament at the World Series of Poker is now a wrap.

19 of the original 95 entrants are still alive in the tournament, and al...

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Jeff Lisandro Becomes Third Multiple Bracelet Winner of 2009

It wasn't that long ago when Jeff Lisandro was considered to be one of the best poker players in the world without a World Series of Poker bracelet.

Since winn...

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Johnny Chan Will Try For Bracelet #11 on Monday

Phil Hellmuth may soon find himself with some company atop the all-time WSOP bracelet winner leaderboard.

Johnny Chan, who currently has ten World Series of Pok...

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Phil Ivey Wins Again

Bracelet #2 of the 2009 World Series of Poker, bracelet #7 overall.

Phil Ivey did it again early Sunday morning, taking down his second event of the 2009 World...

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Archie "The Greek" Karas In Contention For First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Archie "The Greek" Karas is a Las Vegas legend.

In the early 90s, while working in a Los Angeles restaurant, Archie Karas began to hone his skills as a poker p...

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Brock "t_soprano" Parker Wins $2,500 Limit Event; Negreanu Narrowly Misses Out on Fifth WSOP Bracelet

If you have been following the online poker world for any length of time, then you have surely heard of the alias "t_soprano".

Brock "t_soprano" Parker isn't j...

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Daniel Negreanu Putting On a Clinic In The $2,500 Six-Handed Limit Hold'em Event

Can Daniel Negreanu win his fifth World Series of Poker bracelet on Sunday?

As it stands right now, things are certainly looking good for "Kid Poker" and his q...

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Phil Ivey Wins His Sixth World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Ivey captured his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet on Thursday evening after taking down the $2,500 No Limit Deuce-to-Seven event, but it wasn't easy.

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Phil Ivey Makes Final Table of $2,500 No Limit Deuce-to-Seven Event

Phil Ivey will be in the running for his sixth World Series of Poker bracelet when the No Limit Deuce-to-Seven final table begins Thursday afternoon.

After Lay...

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World Series of Poker Update

Sorry for the lack of updates over the past couple of days - we are working on some pretty big projects and got pretty overwhelmed. With all of the great WSOP coverage availab...

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Isaac "luvtheWNBA" Haxton Leads $40k No Limit Hold'em WSOP Event Heading Into Final Table

The final table of the $40k NLHE event (Event #2) at the World Series of Poker has now been set, and Isaac "luvtheWNBA" Haxton is your chip leader heading into Sunday's action...

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Justin "Zeejustin" Bonomo Leads $40k NLHE Event Heading Into Day 3

The last few months have been really good for Justin "Zeejustin" Bonomo.

First he had his lifetime ban lifted on Pokerstars.

Then he took down ...

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201 Players Turn Out for $40,000 No Limit Hold'em Event at the World Series of Poker

The total number of entrants in Event #2 of the 2009 World Series of Poker ($40k NLHE) was a popular topic of debate over the past couple of months.

There were...

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2009 World Series of Poker Betting Odds

Players from all around the globe are currently converging on Las Vegas to play in the 40th edition of the World Series of Poker.

The 2009 World Series of Poke...

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The World Series of Poker is Just Seven Days Away

All of the fun, drama and bad beats of the World Series of Poker are just seven days away.

One week from today, on May 27th, the 2009 World Series of Poker wil...

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2009 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

Players have been waiting months for the 2009 World Series of Poker schedule to be released, and today Harrah's finally delivered.

The event will get underway ...

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World Series of Poker Final Table Delay Is Here To Stay

According to recently released numbers, 2.4 million people watched the 2008 World Series of Poker main event final table, resulting in a Nielsen rating of 1.9. The 2007 main e...

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Peter Eastgate Wins! A World Series of Poker Main Event Champion is (Finally) Crowned

The World Series of Poker Main Event took forever to complete, but finally a champion has been crowned.

Peter Eastgate from Odense, Denmark became the youngest ...

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Peter Eastgate vs Ivan Demidov for the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event Bracelet on Monday

Thousands of players entered the World Series of Poker Main Event back in July, all dreaming of a shot at the $9 million plus first place prize.

Thousands of pl...

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It's Good to Be Ivan Demidov Right Now

Play has wrapped up for the night at the World Series of Poker Europe main event, and the final table is now set. John Juanda enters the final table as the chipleader and will...

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BoostedJ, Daniel Negreanu On Top of WSOPE Main Event After Day 3

362 people took part in the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, and after three days of play, 24 remain. Justin "BoostedJ" Smith is the current chipleader with a stack ov...

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Justin "BoostedJ" Smith, Daniel Negreanu Lead WSOPE Main Event Heading Into Day 2

Day 1B of the WSOPE main event took place on Sunday, with Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu surging to the top of the leaderboard after accumulating a stack of just over 154k. Other ...

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Six World Series of Poker Main Event Champions Who Haven't Been Able (Or Wanted) To Duplicate Their Success

Many players who win the World Series of Poker Main Event continue on to have very successful poker careers. Johnny Moss, winner of the first ever World Series of Poker main e...

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The Good and Bad From This Year's World Series of Poker

THE GOOD

1. In comparison to last year, the event went off without a hitch. Last year was a disaster - cash game players given table priority over WSOP t...

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Dennis Phillips Leading World Series of Poker Main Event Heading Into November Final Table

The final table of the World Series of Poker main event is now set. 6,844 players entered the event, all with dreams of taking down the $9.1 million dollar first place prize a...

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Pokernews is Furious with Tiffany Michelle

Quite an interesting turn of events tonight.

Just a few short hours after Tiffany Michelle was eliminated in 17th place in the World Series of Poker main event,...

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Tiffany Michelle Eliminated from the World Series of Poker Main Event

There won't be a female at the final table this year, as Tiffany Michelle has just been eliminated from the 2008 World Series of Poker main event in 17th place.

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Some of The Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2008 World Series of Poker (So Far)

53 World Series of Poker bracelet events are now in the books. Some of the big names that have done extremely poorly at the 2008 World Series of Poker still have a chance to r...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Gets Underway

53 bracelet events are now in the books, and the "big" event has now gotten underway - the $10k World Series of Poker Main Event.

Day 1a of the event is now und...

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Phil Hellmuth Jr. and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi Both In the Hunt For Bracelets on Tuesday

Phil Hellmuth Jr. and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi. They are both phenomenal poker players who have won millions of dollars over their careers.

The difference...

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Erick Lindgren Leads $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. Event Heading Into Final Day

Erick Lindgren has another chance to win his second World Series of Poker bracelet on Sunday, as he is the chip leader of the $50k H.O.R.S.E. event heading into the final day....

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Nikolay Evdakov Cashes In Record Ninth World Series of Poker 2008 Event

Nikolay Evdakov officially cashed in his ninth 2008 World Series of Poker event on Saturday evening, breaking the previous record of eight WSOP cashes in one year.


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David Benyamine Wins His First WSOP Bracelet

David Benyamine captured his first World Series of Poker bracelet on Saturday night when he took down the $10k Omaha Hi-Lo World Championship for $535k.

The fin...

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Mike Matusow Putting Together a Great World Series of Poker

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow got the 2008 World Series of Poker off to a great start when he won a $100k weight-loss prop bet against Ted Forrest, and he has continued building po...

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Dario Minieri Wins $2500 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Handed Event at World Series of Poker

Dario Minieri outlasted 1011 other players to take down the $2500 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Handed event on Wednesday night, capturing the first place prize of $528k and his first ...

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Phil "OMGClayAiken" Galfond Wins His First World Series of Poker Bracelet

Phil Galfond, known to many as "OMGClayAiken" on Full Tilt Poker, took down his first World Series of Poker bracelet on Monday night. Galfond worked his way through a field lo...

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"Year of the Pro" Continues - Barry Greenstein, Kenny Tran Both Nab Bracelets

"Live" poker professionals are absolutely dominating the 2008 World Series of Poker so far. Sunday continued the trend, as Kenny "Sick Call" Tran and Barry Greenstein both too...

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Vanessa Selbst Will Try to Become First Multiple WSOP Bracelet Winner in 2008 on Sunday

Vanessa Selbst will attempt to win her second bracelet at the 2008 World Series of Poker on Sunday, as she enters the final day of the $10k Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em event. Sh...

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Mike "The Mouth" Matusow Wins His Third World Series of Poker Bracelet

A newly slimmed-down Mike "The Mouth" Matusow took down the $5k No-Limit Duece-to-Seven...

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Can Erick Lindgren Become the First Multiple WSOP Bracelet Winner in 2008?

The final table of the $5k No Limit 2-7 Draw with Rebuys event is set, and Erick Lindgren is the commanding chip leader. Lindgren will be gunning for his second World Series o...

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Tom "durrrr" Dwan Makes First World Series of Poker Final Table

Day 2 of the $10,000 World Championship Mixed Event has just finished up for the day, after David Oppenheim was eliminated in ninth place. The remaining eight players will be ...

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Erick Lindgren Captures His First Ever World Series of Poker Title

Erick Lindgren overcame an extremely stacked 332 player field to capture his first World Series of Poker bracelet on early Thursday morning in the $5k Mixed Hold'em event. Lin...

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More Details Emerge Regarding the World Series of Poker Final Table Announcement

There was a press conference earlier today to discuss the major changes that are coming to the World Series of Poker main event.

Late last night, USA Today repo...

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World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table to Take Place in November

USA Today is reporting tonight that the World Series of Poker Main Event will be stretched out all the way until November.

The Main Event will start on July 3rd...

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Everest Poker to Replace Party Poker as WSOP Sponsor

If you are a Partygaming shareholder right now, you can't be liking what you are seeing.

As if there wasn't enough bad news this week for Partygaming sharehold...

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2008 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

Harrah's have released their schedule for the 2008 World Series of Poker.

There will be 55 events this year. In an interesting twist, there will be a $10,000 ch...

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Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad Wins World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

What a story.

Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad, still a teenager, took down the World Series of Poker Europe main event early Monday morning, taking home a first p...

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Why Jerry Yang Is Indeed the Worst Case Scenario for Online Poker Rooms

There is no mistaking it; online poker rooms derive a huge percentage of their new players from televised poker tournaments, especially the World Series of Poker on ESPN. Thin...

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Why Jerry Yang's World Series of Poker Win is a Disaster for Online Poker Rooms

I'm sure that Jerry Wang is a really good person. He seems like he is a devoted family man, and based on his comments, a devout follower of the Bible. He doesn't live the dege...

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The World Series of Poker Final Table Is Set

Over a week of intense playing and we have finally whittled the field down to just the final nine, who will all be playing it out for a shot at the $8.2 million dollar final p...

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Vinny Vinh Misses Yet Another Day at the World Series of Poker

Vinny Vinh has been in a strong chip position heading into day 2 of two World Series of Poker events this year. In both cases, Vinh disappeared on the second day, and was even...

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Total Number of Entrants to This Year's World Series of Poker Starting to Come into Focus

For all those out there who put money down on how many entrants this year's World Series of Poker main event would get, listen up.


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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Roll into Vegas for the World Series of Poker

As I was walking through the Rio tonight, I heard a bit of a commotion. Apparently two very special seats were being reserved for later that night at the 100/200 No Limit Hold...

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The World Series of Poker Main Event Begins On Friday

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 ent...

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Should a Blind Poker Player Be Able to Participate in the World Series of Poker Main Event?

An interesting story recently developed, in which a blind poker player by the name of Jason Holbrook won a seat at the World Series of Poker, only to be told by the WSOP that ...

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Poker Prop Bets: The Comical Side of the World Series of Poker

If you have been following the World Series of Poker this year, you have probably heard about some pretty crazy prop bets that have been undertaken by some of the world's top ...

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Is the World Series of Poker Really Just About Lining the Pockets of Harrah's?

I've been busy the last couple of weeks so I didn't get a chance to write this article sooner. Recent action by Harrah's have compelled me to finally sit down at my computer a...

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The Vinny Vinh Mystery Seems to Have Been Solved

Last week, we told you about an interesting situation that had developed at the World Series of Poker, that had many people scratching their heads and some people in a panic. ...

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Phil Hellmuth Wins a Record 11th World Series of Poker Bracelet

Maybe we need to hold off on saying that "live pros" are overmatched by the online crowd.

Phil Hellmuth Jr. gave a truly dominating performance last night in c...

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World Series of Poker Wrap-up: Week 1

Depending on how you look at it, the World Series of Poker is either off to a great start or a horrific start.

In terms of player turn-out, the World Series of...

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More on the Vinny Vinh Situation

Yesterday, we posted an article regarding the Vinny Vinh situation, and where he possibly might have disappeared to. For those of you who don't know the story, Vinny Vinh was ...

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Where is Vinny Vinh?

The last time that anyone heard from Vinny Vinh, he was bagging up his chips after the first day of the $1000 + Rebuy No Limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker. Vin...

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Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis Becomes Youngest World Series of Poker Winner Ever

The "online" poker pros fired the first shot at the World Series of Poker, as Steve "MrSmokey1" Billirakis became the youngest winner of a World Series of Poker bracelet, taki...

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Harrah's Bans Richard "Quiet Lion" Brodie from their Casinos, World Series of Poker

This piece of news is absolutely mind-boggling to me, but it's true, and I can't say that I am surprised considering how the World Series of Poker has been run so far.
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The World Series of Poker: So Far, a Comedy of Errors

The good news? The poker boom is obviously not dead. The crowds already at the World Series of Poker are awe-inspiring. Anyone worried that the UIGEA would take a bit bite out...

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The World Series of Poker Begins Tomorrow

The Grand-Daddy of them all, the World Series of Poker, begins on June 1st. A dazzling array of different poker events kicks off on the 1st, beginning with a mixed Hold'em eve...

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Online Poker Rooms' Inability to Pre-Register Players for the World Series of Poker Will Greatly Affect the Turnout

After Harrah's announced that they would no longer allow online poker rooms to maintain a presence at the World Series of Poker (hospitality rooms, register players ahead of t...

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Party Poker to Sponsor 2007 World Series of Poker

Everyone had just assumed that when the UIGEA was passed, that there would be no poker room advertising at all at the 2007 World Series of Poker. The fact that Party Poker jus...

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Will the Dealers Be a Problem at This Year's World Series of Poker

If you talk to someone who played at last year's World Series of Poker, they will probably tell you about some problems that they had with either the dealer, or the floor afte...

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The World Series of Poker Is Approaching: Are You Ready?

Forget the World Poker Tour Championship. The World Series of Poker is the real biggest event in poker. Did you realize that the World Series of Poker is just a short month aw...

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World Series of Poker Madness is Almost Upon Us Once Again

Can you feel it in the air?

The birds are starting to chirp, and the weather is starting to get warmer. Former Magic and chess players are now finalizing their...

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The History of the World Series of Poker

You have heard of it, and with the huge spike in popularity the last few years, you have likely watched the World Series of Poker on television. Each summer Poker players from...

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The Events of the World Series of Poker

The Events of the World Series of Poker

Each year, the excitement in Las Vegas reaches a frenzy with the start of the annual World Series of Poker (WSOP). The e...

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The 2006 World Series of Poker Promises Thrills

Last year Australian Joe Hachem turned a 7/3 (unsuited) deal into a straight, capping an unforgettable comeback and netting him seven and a half million dollars as the winner ...

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WSOP On TV: Prepare for the Influx of New Players

With the 2005 World Series of Poker set to start on ESPN in August, it is time to prepare for the influx of new players that always appear when fresh episodes of the World Ser...

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Todd Witteles Wins 2005 WSOP Player of the Year Award

Todd Witteles, who goes by the online alias "Dan Druff", has captured the 2005 World Series of Poker player of the year award, as given out by Cardplayer.com.

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The WSOP Favorite? My Money is on Ivey

It is expected that more than 6600 people will be playing in this year's World Series of Poker. With that record number of entrants, you could probably say that there is a goo...

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World Series of Poker 2005: How to Qualify

Ultimatebet.com is offering satellites to one of the largest poker tournaments in the world, the World Series of Poker.

The World Series of Poker. Legends such...

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Greg Raymer - Fossilman - wins 2004 World Series of Poker

Greg "Fossilman" Raymer has just put out David Williams to win the 2004 World Series of Poker and a 5 million dollar first place prize.

Online players complete...

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Chris "Jesus" Ferguson eliminated: WSOP Update

Yet another well known name has exited the tournament, with Chris "Jesus" Ferguson going out in 25th place. This leaves Dan Harrington as the biggest name left in the tourname...

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Tuesday, 8 pm EST Chip Update

There are approximately 165 players remaining. Here are the chip counts:

Dan Bigelow $600,000
Eddie Scharf $560,000
Marcel Luske $430,000
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WSOP Update: Graveyard of the "Pros"

It is almost guaranteed at this point that someone you have never heard of will win the World Series of Poker once again, following in the footsteps of past champions, Varkony...

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2004 World Series of Poker Final Event to Begin on Saturday, May 22nd

The final event at the WSOP 2004 is slated to begin in approximately 20 hours. The number of entrants for this year's event is mind-boggling, with 2200 people confirmed for th...

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World Series Final Event to Feature Upwards of 800 Online Qualifiers

The clock is ticking down to the start of the final event at the Shoe, the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Finals. The size of this year's event is staggering; there are expected to ...

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Harrah's acquires rights to the WSOP

The World Series of Poker will take place after all. It's just that the location is unknown.

Yesterday, Harrah's acquired Binion's Hotel and Casino days after ...

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Future of WSOP in doubt; Federal Marshals Raid Binions

Poker exploded in popularity last year due in large part to Chris Moneymaker's victory in the 2003 WSOP. Chris may not have a chance to defend his crown, as this weekend, US m...

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WSOP 2004 Event Schedule Released

This year's WSOP will take place at Binion's Horseshoe Hotel + Casino, starting on April 22nd, 2004, and finishing up May 28th. With the rapidly increasing interest in poker d...

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Stu Ungar: WSOP Profiles

Stu Ungar's story is a sad one; he was a tremendous poker talent that eventually succumbed to a drug addition, leaving behind a young daughter and many fans wondering what hap...

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Amarillo Slim: WSOP Profiles

Amarillo Slim; the man who won the 1972 World Series of Poker. The man who once took $300,000 from Willie Nelson playing dominoes. The man who won $2 million dollars playing L...

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World Series of Poker 2004: How to Prepare

By now you have surely heard the story about Chris Moneymaker, the 27 year old accountant that won 2.5 million dollars at the 2003 World Series of Poker, beating out over 800 ...

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World Series of Poker 2003: Final Results

Total Players: 839

Total Prize Money: $7,802,700

Top 25:

1) Chris Moneymaker, $2,500,000
2) Sam Farha $1,300,000

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Chris Moneymaker, 27, Wins 2003 World Series of Poker

With his friends cheering on and metallic shades glinting in the artificial lights, Chris Moneymaker won the 2003 World Series of Poker with a full house consisting of three f...

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World Series of Poker 2002 Championship Results

A total purse of just under 6 million dollars. A $10,000 dollar buy-in. Over 600 of the world's top poker players, all battling for a 2 million dollar grand prize. Some of the...

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World Series of Poker 2003 Coverage - Part 1

The World Series of Poker kicks off April 15, 2003, and runs until May 23rd. Throughout the event, Poker-King.com will be providing full coverage, as well as posting some flas...

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