Posted by Kathleen Girvan on Nov 09, 2015 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker has announced the two new members for its prestigious Hall of Fame, with Jennifer Harman and John Juanda becoming the 49th and 50th individuals to be inducted. They are to be presented with the honour in a special ceremony to be held ahead of the World Series of PokerRead Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Aug 03, 2014 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker has almost come to a close, with the declaration of the 2014 WSOP Champion the only remaining unfinished business left to settle, but we won’t know who that will be until early November thanks to the November Nine format the WSOP now uses.Read Full Article

Posted by Gerry Poltorak on Jun 02, 2014 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

Every Summer the poker world collectively stops for six weeks. Poker tours go on hold, online poker rooms see a traffic slowdown, and all of this happens for one simple reason: The World Series of Poker. The WSOP is the pinnacle of poker achievement, with the WSOP MainRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 08, 2013 Posted in Poker Player News, WSOP News | No Comments »
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Amid all of the World Series of Poker Main Event final table talk and the inundation of stories coming out of New Jersey as the Garden State prepares to launch real-money online gambling on November 26th there were plenty of other stories this week, including the induction ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 06, 2013 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

If you’re looking for a wrap-up of the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event final table here is how it went down: Everyone played really solid poker, there were a couple of big suckouts and a couple big bluffs, and Ryan Reiss won [results at end ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 05, 2013 Posted in Op-Ed, WSOP News | No Comments »

Hot Take #1: Live poker still has a disgustingly slow pace of play All-in-all, the pace of play by the November Nine was pretty good, but it still demonstrates how unwatchable live poker is for your average viewer at home. As much as I LOVE the live stream,Read Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Nov 04, 2013 Posted in TV Poker, WSOP News | No Comments »

Tonight at 8PM Eastern Time (5PM local time) ESPN2 will broadcast the final table of the World Series of Poker Main Event, where the nine remaining players will be playing for the top prize of over $8 million. As they have done the past two years, ESPN willRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 26, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

There have been seven World Series of Poker Europe Main Events played and for the second time a teenager has won the tournament. In 2007 it was 18 year-old Annette Obrestad who captured the title, and this year it was 19 year-old Adrian Mateos of Spain who tookRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 24, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Thursday the winner of the €25k High-Roller tournament will be crowned, and while any High-Roller event in the poker world will generally draw quite a bit of attention –especially when it comes with a WSOP bracelet—this one has even more at stake. The tournament was one ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 22, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker Main Event began over the weekend, and after two starting flights the final tally came in at 375 players, creating a prize-pool of €3.6 million. First place in the tournament is worth a cool €1 million, and a total of 40 players willRead Full Article