Jeff Shulman made comments leading up to making the November Nine that if he were to win the WSOP Main Event, he would throw the bracelet in the trash. His then later retracted the “throwing in the trash” comment and stated that he may do one of several other options, including auctioning the bracelet »
PokerStars announced over the weekend that they have signed November Nine member Joe Cada to a deal to represent them at the WSOP Main Event final table. Cada is in line to become the youngest player in WSOP history to win the Main Event. Peter Eastgate set the record last year, winning the »
The Legends of Poker Main Event on the WPT just concluded and two members of the November Nine were among those at the final two tables. Steve Begleiter finished 9th in the event and Kevin Schaffel started the final table as the chip leader and ultimately finished 2nd to winner Prahlad Friedman.
Begleiter is an »
Lately, I have been on a fairly decent run of cards and have did no worse than cash in most of the last few SnG’s that I have played lately. The ones I didn’t cash in were pretty standard all-in’s with a big hand that was outdrawn. There weren’t very many problems in »
The World Poker Tour has been sold yet again. Last week, there was an announcement made that a second bid for the company had been made, but the details of the bid were not revealed. Monday, it was announced that the World Poker Tour has been purchased by PartyGaming for $12.3 Million.
$1 Million »
Recently, I was in Atlantic City and someone jokingly asked how many nines were in the deck when I revealed quad nines in a stud hand. A couple of minutes later I conveyed a story involving a stud game in Tunica, MS where there were more than four aces in a deck.
The story begins »
ESPN has renewed its contract with Harrah’s and the World Series of Poker to broadcast the WSOP on the station through 2018. Originally, the WSOP’s contract was to expire at the end of 2010, but the new deal will extend the contract by eight years.
An official announcement has not been made by Harrah’s Entertainment, »
I was scouring the news sources today looking for some news to report or events to comment on and found a couple of things that seemed interesting. Not a lot is going on right now in the poker world. Legends of Poker is going on in Los Angeles and the nearly meaningless World »
Antoine Saout signed a deal earlier in the week to join Team Everest Poker. Saout is a member of the November Nine, the final nine players of the Main Event of the World Series of Poker. Saout won his seat into the 2009 WSOP Main Event via a $50 satellite on Everest Poker.
Back in April, I made some predictions regarding the WSOP just past and today I would like to take a look back at some of those predictions and how they turned out.
Phil Hellmuth Wins 12th Bracelet
Phil got relatively deep in several events, but didn’t even make a final table. (The Champions Invitational does NOT »