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WSOP 2011 Player of the Year System Undergoes Bypass Surgery

WSOP 2011 Player of the Year System Undergoes Bypass Surgery

World Series of Poker (WSOP) vice-president Ty Stewart has announced that the Player of the Year points system has been given a little “bypass surgery” to “reflect the buy-in levels and field sizes of WSOP events”.

Johnny Chan Gains Revenge in WSOP 2011 Grudge Match Against Phil Hellmuth

Johnny Chan Gains Revenge in WSOP 2011 Grudge Match Against Phil Hellmuth

Sammy Farha and Johnny Chan were handed the chance to gain revenge for main event defeats during the WSOP 2011 Grudge Matches yesterday.

Final Four decided for WSOP 2011 Heads-Up Championship

Final Four decided for WSOP 2011 Heads-Up Championship

We’re down to the last four in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) $25,000 Heads-Up Championship – and what a fantastic line-up it is with Eric Froehlich facing Yevgeniy Timoshenko and Gus Hansen taking on Jake Cody tonight at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Sean Drake Picks Up WSOP Casino Employees Bracelet 2011

Sean Drake Picks Up WSOP Casino Employees Bracelet 2011

American Sean Drake picked up the first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet after clinching the $500 buy-in Casino Employees no-limit hold’em event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino last night.

WSOP 2011 Attendance Figures Holding Up So Far

WSOP 2011 Attendance Figures Holding Up So Far

The forecast following Black Friday was all doom before the WSOP of 2011 started on Tuesday, but it appears that the majority of big poker players are present.

Tiltware Slams Phil Ivey for meritless lawsuit

Tiltware Slams Phil Ivey for meritless lawsuit

Tiltware hits back at Phil Ivey’s decision to electronically file a lawsuit against them by accusing Ivey of bringing a meritless lawsuit.

WSOP 2011 Heads-Up Championship Day 2 – Gus Hansen In

WSOP 2011 Heads-Up Championship Day 2 – Gus Hansen In

Gus Hansen was the final player to make it into the last eight of the $25,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em Championship at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas late last night after dispatching Tom Dwan.

WSOP Tournament Director Effel Guarantees Exciting Days Ahead

WSOP Tournament Director Effel Guarantees Exciting Days Ahead

World Series of Poker (WSOP) tournament director Jack Effel got the opening day of the 42nd annual poker extravaganza underway about 35 minutes late yesterday – but nothing could contain his enthusiasm for the most prestigious event on the calendar.

James Bord Goes Full Tilt on John Juanda

James Bord Goes Full Tilt on John Juanda

Following the dramatic announcement from Phil Ivey that he would not be participating in this year’s WSOP, more (ex-) Full Tilt pros hit the headlines for the wrong reasons at the Rio last night.

Heads-Up Championship WSOP 2011 Day One

Heads-Up Championship WSOP 2011 Day One

42nd WSOP 2011 started yesterday, here are the results of day one of the $25,000 Heads-Up No Limit Hold’em with a prize pool of more than $3 million.

Phil Ivey Refuses to Play WSOP 2011 Because of Full Tilt Not Refunding Yet

Phil Ivey Refuses to Play WSOP 2011 Because of Full Tilt Not Refunding Yet

Phil Ivey will not play WSOP 2011 because of being deeply disappointed and embarrassed that Full Tilt’s US players have not been paid since ‘Black Friday’.

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Full Tilt Poker Announces That Money Still Not Forthcoming

Online poker site Full Tilt Poker is still not paying back its American customers following the events of ‘Black Friday’ in mid-April, when the US Department of Justice (DoJ) shut down several prominent poker sites and froze accounts.

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