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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.

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’.

Sam Barnhart Wins WSOPC National Championship

Sam Barnhart Wins WSOPC National Championship

American Sam Barnhart has taken home $300,000 after winning the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC)’s National Championship $1 Million Freeroll at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

WSOP kicks off in Las Vegas today

WSOP kicks off in Las Vegas today

The 42nd World Series of Poker (WSOP) gets going today in the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino as thousands of poker players converge on Las Vegas in the Nevada desert – with the traditional opener of the $500 Casino Employees’ Event kicking off the globe’s biggest event.

WSOP take a relaxed approach to success

WSOP take a relaxed approach to success

Numerous commentators and writers are already writing off this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) as failing to build on past successes – even before the biggest poker tournament in the world begins tomorrow – following the events of last month’s ‘Black Friday’, where online poker sites like PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker were no longer allowed to accept US poker players.

Chan and Seidel chosen by fans for WSOP rematch

Chan and Seidel chosen by fans for WSOP rematch

There really could only have ever been one winner in the race to find the rematch poker fans most want to see – the world’s hottest player, Erik Seidel, against Johnny Chan from the 1988 World Series of Poker (WSOP).

AJ Jejelowo Wins Southern Regional WSOPC

AJ Jejelowo Wins Southern Regional WSOPC

The last World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) tournament before Friday’s Million Dollar National Championship freeroll has ended in New Orleans with AJ Jejelowo defeating 74 other poker players to the $235,956 top prize.

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