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Well, the man definitely doesn't lack confidence nor a sense of adventure. Nearly 8 months ago, Tom "Durrrr" Dwan issued what is famously known as the million dollar challenge in which he issued an open challenge to anyone who would play him heads up on 4 tables at a time for a total of 50,000 hands. The winner would get 3 to 1 odds if he were able to be up at least $1 at the conclusion of the hands.
Fresh off the heels of his impressive showing at the World Series of Poker Main Event, Joe Sebok, son of poker great Barry Greenstein is rumored to be close to signing a deal with a major online po
The 2009 WSOP is history except for the November 9. Each player at the final table gets over a million, all the way to the 1st place 9 million.
Phil Ivey has made the 2009 WSOP November NineTM. And now, expect the mass media to immediately jump on the "Phil Ivey is the Tiger Woods of PokerTM" bandwagon.
I had the chance to sit down with a true renaissance woman the other day - Victoria Coren. With journalism in her blood - her dad being humorist and journalist Alan Coren and brother, journalist
Poker has a connection to almost everything.
Even Michael Jackson.
And through Doyle Brunson, of all people!
Gambling911.com really experienced great traffic over the last three days thanks to the one-two punch of this week's British Open and the World Series of Poker main event. It is truly gratifying
The World Series of Poker was concluding with the final table to be played out in November and players are finally stepping away from their tables to make themselves available to the public. I've
It's going to be an amazing WSOP Final Table after all with the best star power the poker community can provide. Phil Ivey ranks among the best modern day poker pros and he showed why. Out of n
A glance at Google Trends shows that "Jeff Shulman Rumors" were starting to enter into the rankings at number 93.
Should poker star Phil Ivey fail to make it to the final table of the 2009 World Series of Poker main event, Jeff Shulman should at least provide some entertainment for what would otherwise likely be one of the worst WSOP final tables ever.
Wicked Chops Poker.com is calling it "The Worst World Series of Poker Final Table Ever" and with good reason perhaps.
"Even Jeff Shulman, who if nothing else would generate interest due to his throwing-the-bracelet-in-the-trash stance, is now 10th and is not necessarily a lock. Steven Begleiter is now the chip leader with 27,890,000. He's followed by Darvin Moon with 24,600,000."
Making reference to an equally "boring" WSOP Final table of 2007, WCP compared what WAS to what COULD BE:
Please be sure to monitor this page for the remaining 2009 World Series of Poker results as we inch ever so closer to the determination of who will sit at the final table come November.
Just when we thought poker star Phil Ivey might be on his way out, this happened:
At 4:30 pm PST, poker pro Phil Ivey was nearing his improbable run at the 2009 World Series of Poker. A miracle was needed for him to get back into the top of the field.
The 2009 WSOP Media Invitational Poker Tournament was the second largest in the history of the tournament with a field of 165 players on 55 teams. Marc Rizzo from team "Overfed and Underwashed" took home the top individual prize and "Team Lacey" captured the top team prize anchored by a 4th place finish by Lana Maier and an 11th place finish by Lacey Jones. The event raised $6500.00 for the Nevada Cancer Institute on behalf of the top players and teams.
This is your 2009 World Series of Poker update from Gambling911.com for the 2 pm PST period as the field has been quickly cut down to 24.
6467 down and 27 more to go and we will know within the next 24 hours which nine players will be sitting at the final table of the 2009 World Series of Poker come November.
There's nothing more synonymous with the World Series of Poker than Doyle Brunson.
This is a World Series of Poker update from Gambling911.com.
48 players remained at 3:30 pm PST and Phil Ivey was still in with 8,360,000 chips.
2009 World Series of Poker
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(Gambling911.com Marketing) - Gambling911.com has been enjoying a nice surge in traffic over the past few days thanks to the 2009 World Series of Poker and the upcoming British Open.
With the field narrowed down to 64 players out of the 6494 that entered, things are looking mighty exciting at the 2009 World Series of Poker as we head into the final hours.
As of 9:30 pm PST, Phil Ivey had 3,260,000 chips and was placing firmly in the top 20 at the 2009 World Series of Poker. Ivey is considered one of the best poker players in the world today. The
Less than two weeks after bringing poker superstar Matt Vengrin on board as its newest pro, Absolute Poker's pro lineup is looking hotter than ever.
In addition to the ongoing 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event, this time of year is also highlighted by another event.
The 2009 World Series of Poker leaders appear below. 130 individuals remained in the Main Event at this time. It should be noted that Phil Ivey remained in the thick of things as well.
For the third consecutive year, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) concluded with the crowning of The Big 4 champions at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.