Poker News

  • 17 July 2007


    The excitement is in the air for the WSOP players till left at the tables!! The Final Table of the World Series of Poker begins today at 3 pm. Est. You can order it on for $19.95 and watch the excitement live. Who made it to the finals? And how many chips do they hold? Here is the list……..

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  • 14 July 2007

    ESPN and the WSOP: ESPN will air 32 Hours of live coverage:

    WSOP will be covered on National TV. This should be a very interesting event. ESPN states “Whether or not poker is a sport, it is entertainment.” Scott Hanley, ESPN’s senior director of programming, said “I think it’s a sport and an entertainment.” That’s what we do. It’s our name: the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.” “It’s reality-based. You meet these players, you like them or you don’t like them.

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  • 10 July 2007

    Players sent to WSOP event from Everest Poker

    An exciting day for sure for Everest, as they send 39 players to the World Series of Poker Side Event # 49, which is held at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. “The WSOP side event is exploding in popularity,” said Jonathan May, Everest Poker property manager. “This year’s event saw 3200 players joining in the game, compared to less than 500 in 2006.” This year’s event saw 3200 players joining in the game, compared to less than 500 in 2006.

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  • 08 July 2007

    Hellmuth's 11 Bracelets are Secure as WSOP Day 1A Ends

    1,287 players showed up as the play went well into the night. This wrapped up Day 1A of the 2007 Main Event. Johnny Chan and Doyle Brunson both 10 time Bracelet winners, were send home early. Two things that are for sure: Phil Hellmuth’s 11 Bracelts cannot be tied this year. So Phil Hellmuth can brag for the next year about his unique accomplishments. Day 1A sent home more than 445 players. WSOP numbers steadily went up since the poker boom in 2003.

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  • 06 July 2007

    World Series of Poker’s Main Event begins today. WSOP in the News and is happening now.

    It is time again for the World Series Poker Tournament. In Las Vegas thousands have come together with hopes to in the $10,000 buy in event. Just last year paid a huge amount of $12 million to the winner. Doyle Brunson a skilled player of no limit Texas Hold ‘em and 11 time bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth Jr. will sit side by side with many sports stars, as well as Hollywood celebrities and relative novices. As the world’s best known poker tournament starts today.

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  • 04 June 2007

    Youngest Player To Ever Win A WSOP Bracelet Does It In 157 Hands

    Reporting for the WSOP events this year is much easier than past years since interest of this event reached mammoth proportions. I like the general reporting style of Bodog since I’m not an online poker pro. Any WSOP bracelet is safe from me. But for players who want the break down on how much, how little, how bad or how good a player and his chips are doing then PokerPages seems to offer the most info in a user friendly format.

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  • 27 May 2007

    SA Poker Open Declared a Huge Success By Online Poker Players

    South Africa’s Montecasino was the location of the first ever SA Poker Open drawing poker players from all over the world in a battle for the title. SOUTH AFRICA — (PRESS RELEASE) –The inaugural SA Poker Open, held for the first time in South Africa at the luxurious Montecasino, was a raving success with various All Africa poker champs, veterans and international online qualifiers fighting it out.

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  • 21 May 2007

    UIGEA Forces Changes To WSOP

    The World Series of Poker in Las Vegas starts in a couple weeks and while the name may be the same the rules have changed (WSOP Gets Upgrade). An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer takes a look at the popular tournament. “The WSOP has largely disengaged from online gambling for this year’s event. When it’s time to shuffle and deal for the World Series of Poker, the Las Vegas spectacle could have a new flavor.

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  • 19 May 2007

    Everest Poker Holds Tournament Exclusively For Japanese Players

    PRWEB announces Everest Poker Japan Cup with $20,000 in prizes. Everest Poker today announced the debut of the Everest Poker Japan Cup. A series of online and live qualification events, the Everest Poker Japan Cup gives players the opportunity to compete live for a prize package worth $20,000. “This is our first event designed exclusively for our Japanese players and we’re making very special,” said Jonathan May, Everest Poker property manager.

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  • 14 May 2007

    World Series of Poker Gets An Upgrade

    It’s that time again – the time that online poker players around the globe wait for, the 2007 World Series of Poker!! WSOP, in anticipation of its annual event, has made several changes they believe are for the good of the game and the players. PocketFives discusses these changes. “One of the monumental changes the WSOP has made thus far is altering the distribution of prize money by flattening the payout structure in each of its events.

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