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Tag: WSOP

2010 World Series of Poker Day 45: Tony Dunst Gunning For November Nine with Day 4 Chip Lead

With every passing day of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event we get closer and closer to the November Nine, and after Day 4 of play, Tony Dunst is currently in the best possible position to get there, leading the tournament with over 1.5...

2010 World Series of Poker: Main Event Bubble Bursts

After three-and-a-half days of play the World Series of Poker Main Event bubble officially burst Tuesday night, and 747 of the 7,319 players that entered were all at least $19,263. The unfortunate bubble boy was Tim McDonald, who does not go home...

The Nightly Turbo: WSOP Planning Italian and French Events, World Poker Tour Bellagio Cup VI Update, and More

Harrah's Interactive CEO Mitch Garber let on that the World Series of Poker was looking to expand bracelet events into Italy and Frace, the Bellagio Cup VI is on to Day 3, and we've got a list of 20 hot poker babes that could win the 2010 WSOP...

2010 World Series of Poker: On the Rail with Joe Cada

We caught up with Joe Cada during Day 2 of his 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, and talked with the reigning champ about his life since winning, and what he likes to do in Las Vegas. How has your life changed since winning the World...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 44: James Carroll Holds Chip Lead and Chan Continues to Climb

Day 3 was the first day that the entire World Series of Poker Main Event field took the felt together, and after another four levels of play the day is complete and led by James Carroll who has 803,000. He is joined in the top 10 by Andrew Brown...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 43: Assouline Leads; Collopy and Selbst Close Behind

After eight hours of play, Day 2B of the World Series of Poker Main Event came to a conclusion with David Assouline leading the way with 387,800. It was a comparatively short day in WSOP terms but it produced plenty of action with Assouline...

The Weekly Turbo: FTOPS XVII Announced, Peter Eastgate Quits Poker, and More

If you've been too busy raking in chips in the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event, or sweating your friends on PokerNews' live reporting of the WSOP, you should know you missed out on quite a bit of news this week. Peter Eastgate quit playing...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 42: Jesper Hougaard, Cole South and Johnny Chan Among Leaders

After eight levels of intense tournament poker, Day 2A of the World Series of Poker Main Event has come to a close. Approximately 1,260 players have booked themselves a place on Monday for Day 3, and currently it seems as though Boulos Estafanous...

The Nightly Turbo: Collusion Scandal, Another Reality Poker Show in the Works, and More

It's Friday. It's Day 2a of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event. We're just as ready as you are to start the weekend, so we're going to tell you about a collusion scandal that is under investigation on a well-known online poker site, and a...

2010 World Series of Poker: On the Rail with Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis

We caught up with Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis on the dinner break of Day 1c of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event. The Aussie player loves partying in Vegas, already has a plan for winning the Main Event, and made it a point not...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 41: Billirakis and Nuanmanee lead Day 1D of the Second Largest WSOP Main Event Ever

Thursday saw 2,391 take their seats on the felt for Day 1D of the World Series of Poker Main Event. That number, combined with the total from the first three day ones, added up to 7,319, making this the second largest Main Event in WSOP history...

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars Announces WCOOP Schedule, World Series of Poker Sets Record, and More

PokerStars has just released the schedule for the 2010 World Championship of Online Poker, if you played in the 2010 World Series of Poker, you are part of a record breaking field, and if you played yesterday, you missed quite the entrance from...

2010 World Series of Poker: The Return of Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh

When Day 1C of the World Series of Poker Main Event began, it was tough not to notice a very familiar blonde sitting at one of the tables. Jennifer "Jennicide" Leigh, who has been largely missing from the poker scene for the past two years is...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 40: Day 1C of Main Event Wraps Up With Sauriol and Chan in the Lead

When chips were bagged at the end of the night after Day 1c, the largest Day 1 of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event so far, Mathieu Sauriol led the pack, ending the night with a stack of 169,900. Snapping close at his heels is former WSOP...

As the World Series Turns: djk, Alaei, Kassela Crowned, Easgate Abdicates, and the Main Event Party Starts with a Bang

Alaei Scoops Number Three: Daniel Alaei is one of the game's most respected young pros, and his final table appearance in the $50k Players' Championship only added to his impressive resume. But Alaei really shut the door on doubters in one of the...

Happy 24th Birthday, Now Go Retire

The term, “retirement” is usually reserved for people aged 65-plus with a 401K built from decades of saving, but in poker, it seems as though the only players who are deliberately putting their career of choice on the back burner are in their...

2010 World Series of Poker: Big Money, Big Hearts

Charity poker tournaments are often where celebrities and poker pros come out to rub elbows with each other and show off their poker faces. We've said it before, and we'll say it again: no matter how ruthless poker players can be on the felt, a...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 39: Day 1b of the Main Event Sees Larger Field

Day 1b of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event saw 1,489 players come to the felt hoping to make it all the way to the end. By the end of play Tuesday, however, about 500 were out of the running. The Day 1b chip lead belongs to James...

The Nightly Turbo: Brunson 10 Gets a New Member, FTOPS XVII Announced, and More

After a long weekend, we're coming back at you with all the news in poker. You already know the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event is underway, so we've got everything else that's going on. A seventh member has been added to the Brunson 10...

2010 World Series of Poker Day 39: The Main Event Gets Started

Just over 1,000 players, 1,125 to be exact, came to the Rio to sit down for Day 1a of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event Monday. After four-and-a-half levels of play, 819 players remained and Corwin Cole leads the Day 1a pack with...

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