The topic was recently raised by Wicked Chops Poker as to what changes need to be made by the World Series of Poker to increase over ratings. This year’s WSOP Main Event final table drew the worst ratings since the November Nine concept was instituted three years ago. I personally predicted huge drops in ratings, »
The WSOP Circuit has announced two new stop for its circuit season. The two new circuit stops are the Palm Beach Kennel Club and Harrah’s Chester. Recent law changes regarding poker have allowed for large scale tournaments to finally enter the Florida market while Pennsylvania law has finally permitted table games to be offered.
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There has been a lot going on in the poker world since the close of the Main Event over a week ago. It is hard to believe that it has already been that long since the newest World Champion has been crowned, but as they say, the show must go on.
Peter Eastgate's bracelet at $40,000 »
Frank Kassela seemed to have the 2010 WSOP Player of the Year award locked up back in July. The only way that he could lose was if Michael Mizrachi won the Main Event. Of course, as is customary in poker, Kassela had to sweat it out as Mizrachi made the November Nine. With Mizrachi’s elimination »
Heads-up play at the 2010 WSOP Main Event kicked off Monday night between Jonathan Duhamel and John Racener. Racener was coming in as the severe underdog holding just 30.75 Million in chips and faced the stack of 188 Million from Duhamel. Festivities were preceded by the induction of Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel »
In July, nine men made the WSOP Main Event final table. Nearly four months later, the November Nine took their seats to play down to the WSOP Championship bracelet and $8,944,310.
Duhamel vs Racener for the Title on Monday
Bruce Buffer, the voice of the UFC, opened the event with his own version of “Shuffle up »
The WSOP Main Event final table, also known as the November Nine, will kick off in just a couple of day at the Rio in Las Vegas. This year’s final table is probably the strongest that it may have ever been since the poker boom started in 2003. There is only one true »
Officials the WSOP just announced that Jack Link’s Beef Jerky will continue as the presenting sponsor of the World Series of Poker after signing a new multi-year contract. Jack Link’s Beef Jerky has been the sponsor for the previous two WSOP’s. The new deal will extend the contract through November of 2012.
Sasquatch at the 2010 »
For the first time ever, the WSOP held an event in South Africa and most would call the event a mild success at best. Dubbed the “WSOP Africa”, the short series consisted of two events, a PLO event and a NL Holdem Main Event. The two events were tied to the WSOP Circuit »