Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 06, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

A smaller than expected turnout of 1,125 entrants took their seats in the Rio Pavilion for the first of four starting days at the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event. The $10,000 buy-in No Limit Texas Hold’ Em Championship is the culmination of the World Series ofRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 05, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After 38 days, and 58 separate tournaments, the World Series of Poker Main Event kicks off today. Players from around the world make the trip to Las Vegas to enter the biggest poker tournament in the world; a tournament that it’s not until the 7th day of theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

It looks like the high-limit poker pros will be sweating once again at the 2010 World Series of Poker, and not over their own results. After Tom Dwan failed to take down an earlier tournament, word quickly made it around the Rio that he stood to make millionsRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

As I checked the chip-leaders for the final preliminary event at the 2010 World Series of Poker this morning you can imagine my surprise when the 4th name down was none other than 2006 WSOP Main Event Champion Jamie Gold! Gold has never come close to reliving hisRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 21, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

This was supposed to be the year of the woman at the World Series of Poker, but despite a number of strong showings and deep runs the ladies have failed to seal the deal through 35 tournaments. A strong female showing at the 2010 WSOP would have likelyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 20, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
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The addition of a number of $1,000 buy-in NLHE tournaments was supposed to be the next big thing for the WSOP, but unfortunately the $1k events in 2010 have come nowhere near matching the massive registration of last year’s lone $1k event. In fact, attendance has dropped dramaticallyRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 15, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

High-stakes poker pro Sammy Farha was able to hold off two players looking for their second World Series of Poker win in 2010, James Dempsey and Michael Chow, to capture his third career WSOP bracelet. Farha took down the $10,000 buy-in Omaha 8 or better World Championship, andRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 14, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The oft-maligned poker pro Russ “Dutch” Boyd claimed his second World Series of Poker victory yesterday in the $2,500 6-Max Limit Holdem tournament. Boyd is often a center of controversy wherever he turns up originally because of his involvement in PokerSpot, the first online poker site to goRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 13, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

A variety of reasons were given by the half a dozen or so who registered for the $1,000 Ladies Tournament yesterday, and regardless of the reason given tournament officials were not buying it, and many openly expressed their anger with the crashers. Tournament officials were even threatening bansRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 13, 2010 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »
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The 2010 World Series of Poker has seen a number of longtime poker pros breakthrough and win their first WSOP bracelet, and yesterday the ranks of bracelet winners was swelled by two, with both David Baker and Eric Buchman collecting their 1st WSOP victories. Baker took down theRead Full Article