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Greg Raymer Reckons WSOP 2011 Main Event Will Drop Below 6,000 Entrants

Greg Raymer Reckons WSOP 2011 Main Event Will Drop Below 6,000 Entrants

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) continues to defy the doom and gloom predictions of many commentators, players and fans – with the Las Vegas series showing an increase in participation on last year of almost 7% through the first 52 tournaments.

Phil Hellmuth Still in Contention for $10,000 Poker Players’ Championship

Phil Hellmuth Still in Contention for $10,000 Poker Players’ Championship

Vietnamese-American pro Minh Ly leads the nine final-table participants at the $50,000 Poker Players’ Championship of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) following a very late night – or early morning, depending how you look at it – in Las Vegas.

Ben Volpe on Top After Day One of the WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

Ben Volpe on Top After Day One of the WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em

American Ben Volpe emerged as the front-runner after day one of the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event came to a close last night at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.

Maxim Lykov Leads Final Table of the WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Maxim Lykov Leads Final Table of the WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Russian Maxim Lykov will begin the final table of the $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) with a very healthy chip lead over his eight opponents when play resumes this evening in Las Vegas.

Doyle Brunson joins Phil Ivey in Missing the WSOP 2011 Main Event

Doyle Brunson joins Phil Ivey in Missing the WSOP 2011 Main Event

The after-shocks from April 15’s ‘Black Friday’ continue to be felt around the world of poker, with poker legend Doyle Brunson stating that he won’t participate in the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s main event, which starts on Thursday in Las Vegas.

Anibal Andres in Charge of WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Anibal Andres in Charge of WSOP 2011 $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em Event

Argentinian Anibal Andres leads going into day three of the $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em event at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 in Las Vegas following a brutal 10 levels that saw nearly 600 players eliminated last night.

Phil Hellmuth Eyeing Up WSOP bracelet in $50,000 Poker Player’s Championship

Phil Hellmuth Eyeing Up WSOP bracelet in $50,000 Poker Player’s Championship

Some of the world’s best known poker players have found their way to the top of the chips leaderboard after day three of the World Series of Poker (WSOP)’s $50,000 Poker Player’s Championship was completed in Las Vegas just a few hours ago.

Ben Lamb Tops WSOP 2011 $50,000 The Poker Player’s Championship Leaderboard

Ben Lamb Tops WSOP 2011 $50,000 The Poker Player’s Championship Leaderboard

Las Vegas-based pro Benjamin Lamb holds the chip lead on 704,500 after day two of the $50,000 The Poker Player’s Championship at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) last night.

Marsha Wolak lifts WSOP 2011 $1,000 Ladies’ No-Limit Hold’em Championship Crown

Marsha Wolak lifts WSOP 2011 $1,000 Ladies’ No-Limit Hold’em Championship Crown

The $1,000 Ladies’ No-Limit Hold’em Championship was one thrilling affair as Arizona’s Marsha Wolak took the World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet and $192,344 by outlasting 1,054 other competitors in Las Vegas last night.

Antonin Teisseire Wins WSOP 2011 $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em

Antonin Teisseire Wins WSOP 2011 $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em

Antonin Teisseire secured France’s fourth World Series of Poker (WSOP) gold bracelet this year with victory in the $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em event on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Athanasios Polychronopoulos Takes WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Crown

Athanasios Polychronopoulos Takes WSOP 2011 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Crown

American Athanasios Polychronopoulos transferred his undoubted online poker skills to the live game with his first World Series of Poker (WSOP) victory in the $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em event on Friday in Las Vegas.

Matt Matros Wins WSOP 2011 $2,500 Mixed Hold’em

Matt Matros Wins WSOP 2011 $2,500 Mixed Hold’em

Brooklyn’s Matt Matros left with $303,501 and his second gold bracelet from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) after winning the $2,500 Mixed Hold’em (Limit/No-Limit) event in Las Vegas on Saturday.