The 2012 WSOP kicks off on Sunday, which means that it is time for me to give my predictions yet again. Last year’s WSOP went better than anyone could have imagined. This year’s event will have a lot of focus on the BIG ONE for ONE DROP event, but outside of the event »
WSOP officials announced on Tuesday that ONE DROP has been named an official charity for the World Series of Poker. With the naming of the company as an official charity, WSOP officials will work hand in hand with ONE DROP to help raise awareness about the organization. ONE DROP helps to provide access »
The Women in Poker Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for their 2012 class. Since 2008, the WIPHOF has honored the women of professional poker who have made lasting contributions to the game either through their play or their involvement in the poker industry.
In 2008, the initial class consisted of three-time WSOP bracelet winner »
Those looking forward to competing for a bracelet at the 2012 WSOP will have something new to look forward to. WSOP officials announced on Thursday that bracelets will undergo a redesign and that celebrity jewelry designer Jason Arasheben aka “Jason of Beverly Hills” will design the bracelets.
What players will be gunning for this summer.
Entertainment and »
ESPN will once again air the WSOP Main Event coverage on Tuesday nights. The channel will also air coverage of the $1 Million Big One For One Drop and the WSOP National Championship.
The amount of live poker coverage on ESPN this year will be down. The network decided that the casual viewer was not as »
With the WSOP only a few weeks away, a conference call was held on Tuesday to discuss the new plans and developments for the series. Shortly before the conference call, ESPN announced the channels plans for this years WSOP coverage. The change in the televised coverage was one of the issues discussed during the conference »
The poker world was saddened to learn that poker legend and 1972 WSOP Main Event Champion Thomas “Amarillo Slim” Preston passed away this past Sunday at the age of 83 after a fight with colon cancer.
Slim was poker's first superstar.
Slim is really the first real superstar of poker as he turned his 1972 Main Event »
The World Series of Poker expanded into Europe in 2007 and the success of the WSOP Europe has prompted the company to expand yet again. Earlier this week, the WSOP announced the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific, the first WSOP event to be played in Australia.
WSOP Asia-Pacific Kicks Off in April 2013.
According to the »