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Tag: WSOP

WSOP-C Horseshoe Council Bluffs: Blair Hinkle Earns Ring and First Circuit Championship Seat for Main Event Victory

The World Series of Poker Circuit kicked off its first stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Blair Hinkle came out on top of the $1,500 buy-in Main Event, outlasting 251 players, including Dwyte Pilgrim Bernard Lee. Find out how it all went down.

The Nightly Turbo: World Poker Tour on FSN, World Series of Poker Coverage Continues, and More

We know you're wondering what's on the news tap for today. Well, the World Poker Tour has announced its latest partnership with FSN for television broadcasting rights (and we know you're hoping for plenty of Royal Flush Girls coverage). On top of...

The WSOP on ESPN: Negreanu and Antonius Take Center Stage

Was it really only six and a half weeks ago that we were in Las Vegas with the 2010 WSOP Main Event in full swing? The Day 2A dinner break that was cut short for those of us who watched Chris Moneymaker wait for nearly ten minutes (believing Bryan...

The Nightly Turbo: WSOP Coverage Continues on ESPN, Annie Duke Responds, and More

Tuesday nights on ESPN are poker nights, and this week is no different. ESPN's coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker continues tonight. In other news, Annie Duke responds to comments from Daniel Negreanu in an open letter to PokerStars. We...

The Ivey Effect

“Michael Jordan is in Paris. That's better than the Pope. It's God in person.'' That was how the front-page story in the France-Soir newspaper began when the Chicago Bulls arrived in Paris, France for the 1997 McDonald’s Championship. You...

Going GloBal with Gloria Balding

Yesterday, I woke up on the Baltic Sea; I went to sleep hearing the Mediterranean outside my window. To be fair though I didn’t wake up on the Baltic, I never went to sleep. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Rewind to early August. The weeks...

The WSOP on ESPN: Cada and Moon Headline Day 1c and 1d

This week’s two-hour block of coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker featured two of last year’s breakout stars. We all knew Joe Cada would be back to defend his title, but did anyone count on Darvin Moon emerging from the Maryland woods to...

Off the Felt with Andrew Robl

We caught up with Andrew Robl recently to find out who he thinks is more intimidating, Phil Ivey or Mel Gibson. He also gives us the scoop on where he's going next and his favorite place to party in Las Vegas. OK, so the November Nine one of...

Analyzing the WSOP Circuit Numbers Over the Years

After Chris Moneymaker topped a field of 839 entrants to win the 2003 World Series of Poker Main Event, he ignited the poker boom. The field size for 2004 increased by 1,737 players – over 200%! Then in 2005 the field size jumped again by 3,043...

The Nightly Turbo: Poker After Dark MMA Week, WSOP on ESPN Preview, and More

Another Monday, another day back at the grind. We've got a little something to make that grind go by a little quicker - news. What's on the line up today? We've got previews for this week's MMA packed Poker After Dark, tomorrow night's WSOP...

Off the Felt with Rayan Nathan

We sat down with Rayan Nathan recently to discuss his WSOP (and not all of it was spent in Las Vegas), November Nine predictions, and petanque (and if you don't know what that is, Google it). OK, we think that most people are finally just...

The WSOP on ESPN: Matusow's Misdeal, Obrestad Ousted and More

“Here we go again,” Lon McEarchern announced as ESPN began its coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event. Although 7,319 players entered this year’s “Big One” and created a prize pool of $68,798,600, this week’s...

Off the Felt with Arnaud Mattern

We caught up with Arnaud Mattern to discuss what he has done to cure the WSOP hangover all players get when the "summer of poker" is all said and done, where he's headed to next on the tournament circuit, and if he'd rather walk on crutches or...

The Nightly Turbo: WSOP Main Event on ESPN, Women in Poker Hall of Fame, and More

It's the week on ESPN you've all been waiting for - oh wait, college football season hasn't started yet. OK, so it's one of the weeks on ESPN you've all been waiting for, the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event coverage makes its debut tonight...

The Five Tournaments Every Poker Player Should Play

Having made my living off of tournament poker for five years now, I’ve witnessed some of the best and worst moments in poker history. The freezing tournament where it rained the whole time and the players check-called everything only to spike it...

Off the Felt with Sorel Mizzi

Sorel Mizzi is having a stellar year so far, and his poker calendar is packed with events. He gives us the scoop on where he's headed next, what he'd be doing if he wasn't a poker player, and more. What have you done to cure your post WSOP...

The WSOP on ESPN: Huck Seed Wins All-Star Tournament of Champions

We debated the format, cast our votes, watched it play out live at the Rio and last night, the revamped World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions finally had its premiere on ESPN. Poker fans determined 20 of the 27 members of the field, voting...

A Look at the Newly Resurrected WSOP Circuit

The World Series of Poker Circuit recently announced its revamped lineup of events that are slated to kick off August 19, 2010 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. With the new schedule come 12 stops leading up until the 2011 World Series of Poker in Las...

The Nightly Turbo: WSOP on ESPN, Martonas is Back, and More

Hope your weekend was as good as ours was. Wondering what's going on in poker? You've come to the right place. We've got a sneak peek at this week's coverage of the 2010 World Series of Poker on ESPN. On top of that, Martonas has reappeared on the...

Off the Felt with Mark Vos

We like to catch up with the pros from time to time, to give you a little sneak peek into their lives. Our latest chat was with Full Tilt Pro Mark Vos. We found out how he's recovering from the 2010 World Series of Poker, what he'd be doing if he...

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