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Tag: Darvin Moon

WSOP Main Event, ESPN: Top 10 Moments of the Final Table

After four months and 26 hours of coverage from ESPN, the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event is finally in the history books, Joe Cada coming back from only four big blinds to smash Peter Eastgate’s record and become the youngest-ever...

Darvin Moon, Joe Cada, and How Luck Paved their Way to Heads-Up Play

There's an old saying in poker-- "It's better to be lucky than good." At one time or another, all of us who play the game have thought it, muttered it under our breath, or spoken it aloud to an opponent by way of rationalizing a suckout or two at...

PokerNews Op-Ed: The November Nine - Who's the Best for Poker?

With less than a week to go before the "November Nine" return to Las Vegas for a shot a poker immortality, sports books are setting lines, office pools are coming together, and many of us in the poker media are busy speculating what effect our...

The Top 5 Hands of the World Series of Poker Main Event…So Far

For the last 12 weeks we’ve watched as 6,494 players were whittled down to the “November Nine” in the first 24 of ESPN’s 26 hours of WSOP Main Event coverage. This year’s expanded broadcast showed far more action than ever...

Darvin Moon vs. Billy Kopp: The $45 Million Dollar Hand Revisited

I just wanted to ask you a few last follow-up questions, just kind of filling things out from before. I think we had a really good interview going on and I really hope you didn’t feel like you were saying stuff that you’d said 100 times before...

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: Moon Over Las Vegas

Only 18 players remained in contention for the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event title in the penultimate episodes of ESPN’s coverage, nine of them surviving to make the final table, which will play out in Las Vegas this coming weekend and air...

The World Series of Poker November Nine: Eric Buchman

Although the attention may be focused on other bigger-name players, Eric Buchman has positioned himself to steal poker's biggest prize. Having made two World Series of Poker final tables, a WSOP Circuit final table, several near misses at the WSOP...

The WSOP Main Event on ESPN: The One in Which Ivey Mucks a Winner

As we close our eyes and momentarily channel the writers of “Friends,” we here at PokerNews would like to officially dub last night’s episode of ESPN’s World Series of Poker Main Event coverage “The One in Which Phil Ivey Mucks a Winner.”...

The World Series of Poker November Nine: Darvin Moon

This year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table has its share of colorful personalities but perhaps the most interesting player of the group is chip leader Darvin Moon, a 45-year-old logger from Oakland, Md. Despite lacking the...