Every year, thousands of amateur players make the trek to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas in the hopes to shock the world and win a WSOP bracelet. Many think that they just have to get lucky in a particular tournament, but that is not always the case. If you want to have »
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 »
Last month, Harrah’s revealed that there is a possibility that they may sell the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. The Rio is the current home to the World Series of Poker and the event has taken place there since 2005. With the rumbling of a Rio sale, the talk has begun as to where Harrahs »
Earlier in the month, Ultra Internet Media S.A., owners of Everest Poker, filed a lawsuit against Harrah’s Entertainment Inc for breach of contract stemming from an on felt sponsorship agreement with Hararh’s and the WSOP.
RTL9 did indeed do as UIM and Everest claim
In 2008, Everest became the on felt sponsor at the WSOP by signing »
Officials at the WSOP have announced several changes for this year’s WSOP that should make things run a lot smoother than in past years as well as provide some extra creature comforts to players.
An addition will be added for sports fanatics. The “Bad Beat Bar and Lounge” will be housed in the Brasilia Room and »
The 2010 WSOP kicks off its first tournament on May 28th and will continue through to the Main Event final table on July 17th. The official schedule lists the 27th as the kickoff date for the WSOP. Why? The 27th is the first day that satellites into WSOP events start. If you are a player »
As you may have noticed over the last few months, there really hasn’t been much in the way of live event news for the WSOP. Well, the 2010 WSOP is just around the corner and that is about to change. This summer, theWSOPblog.com will be bringing you daily updates from the 2010 WSOP and keep »
#10. Joe Cada Becomes Youngest WSOP Champion in History
Joe Cada entered the final table of the WSOP Main Event as one of the middle stacks and then proceeded to work his way up the leader board and after an unlikely suckout against Antoine Saout, he entered heads-up play as the chip leader. After »
Bob Thompson, former director of the World Series of Poker, passed away on Sunday. He was 80. Thompson was in charge of the WSOP from 1999 through 2002, the year before Chris Moneymaker started the poker boom.
Thompson got his start in Vegas as a dealer for the Sahara casino. He then moved »
Jack Effel has been stating lately on his twitter that he will soon be finishing up the schedule for the 2010 World Series of Poker. While the WSOP is still six months away, there are five things I would like to see at this years WSOP:
Electronic or Automated Option Registration
There has been online registration »