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WSOP 2011 Was Most Definitely a Young Man’s Game

WSOP 2011 Was Most Definitely a Young Man’s Game

This summer’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has been wrapped up – apart from the conclusion to the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship, of course – so we’ve put together some facts and figures for you to chew over until November 7 comes around and the main event champion becomes known.

World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Schedule Announced

World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Schedule Announced

World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC)’s season 8 schedule has been announced, with new exciting wrinkles in the hope of producing a dramatic climax to the tour.

November Nine Set for the WSOP 2011 Main Event

November Nine Set for the WSOP 2011 Main Event

The WSOP 2011 is over for another year. Actually, it’s not as the nine remaining players in the main event will have to return in about four months to finish.

Anton Makievskyi Leads WSOP 2011 Main Event Day 7

Anton Makievskyi Leads WSOP 2011 Main Event Day 7

The identities of the November Nine from the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship came a step closer to being known after Day 7 of the main event in Las Vegas last night.

Phil Hellmuth’s Record-Breaking Hopes Halted on WSOP 2011 Main Event

Phil Hellmuth’s Record-Breaking Hopes Halted on WSOP 2011 Main Event

Friday saw Day 4 played out as the 852 survivors from the previous day were cut down to 378, with Phil Hellmuth’s hopes of a record-breaking 12th WSOP gold bracelet ended for another year.

Big Money Winners Arrive After Day 5 of the WSOP 2011 Main Event

Big Money Winners Arrive After Day 5 of the WSOP 2011 Main Event

Saturday’s Day 5 began with 378 starters, with every one of them knowing they would pick up at least $30,974. That starting field was reduced by 236 as 142 players survived to make yesterday’s Day 6.

Ryan Lenaghan Leads WSOP 2011 Main Event

Ryan Lenaghan Leads WSOP 2011 Main Event

American Ryan Lenaghan has emerged as the front-runner after Day 6 of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship main event in Las Vegas.

Patrick Poirier Leads WSOP 2011 $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em

Patrick Poirier Leads WSOP 2011 $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em

New Yorker Patrick Poirier ended Day 3 of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship main event feeling “pretty damn good” as chip leader in what was yet another thrilling session in Las Vegas.

Ben Lamb Leads Day 2B WSOP 2011 Main Event

Ben Lamb Leads Day 2B WSOP 2011 Main Event

Yet another thrilling day at the WSOP’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship main event came to an end as two big names topped the leaderboard from Day 2B.

Phil Hellmuth’s Dream Almost Ends Prematurely at WSOP 2011 Main Event

Phil Hellmuth’s Dream Almost Ends Prematurely at WSOP 2011 Main Event

Phil Hellmuth might be aiming to collect a record-breaking 12th World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet, as well as the $8,711,956 top prize, but you could be forgiven for thinking that the poker superstar had given up on his chase last night as he turned up nearly two hours late for Day 2A of the $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship main event in Las Vegas.

Doyle Brunson Out Early in the WSOP 2011 Day 1A

Doyle Brunson Out Early in the WSOP 2011 Day 1A

First surprise was that Doyle Brunson did take a seat at this event even though he had stated he would not be playing, second one is that he did not go well.

Ben Lamb Leads Day 1B WSOP 2011 Main Event

Ben Lamb Leads Day 1B WSOP 2011 Main Event

Day 1B of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship main event recorded 978 entries, with American Ben Lamb extending his fantastic 2011 to sit atop that day’s leaderboard on 188,925 chips.