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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.
I am truly excited by the amount of Web traffic coming in for Gambling911.com's poker coverage, and it's not just the World Series of Poker that is helping to fuel things. Gambling911 has enjoyed
The Main Event is still going on at the WSOP. The pros are getting fewer and fewer but that's what makes a great tournament, anyone can get lucky and win.
Phil Ivey is a hit! He continues to excel at the 2009 World Series of Poker with only a field of 185 players left.
Here were your latest World Series of Poker updates coming in at 5:45 pm PST.
Here were your 2009 World Series of Poker leaders heading into Saturday evening
There were a few notable 2009 World Series of Poker eliminations heading into Saturday morning.
Here is the 2009 World Series of Poker update as we head into the evening Friday July 10.
The Dream Team Poker Event at the 40th Annual World Series of Poker will feature some of the biggest names in poker today.
Meet Brad Garrett's girlfriend, Isabella. Isabella has disavowed the concept of the "bra"," WickedChopsPoker.com points out. She appeared at the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP)
Phil Hellmuth's grand WSOP entrance at this year's Main Event has become one of the most talked about spectacles in recent memory. And for good reason.
With the conclusion of Day 2b of the 2009 World Series of Poker, a few more big names were leaving early: Most notably our friend Vanessa Rousso and Howard Lederer. They joined Erick Lindgren,
We're pretty sure that Patrik Antonius hasn't gotten much sleep the past few nights thinking about his lost chance at the 2009 World Series of Poker. It's not that he busted out early. Patrik A
Gambling911.com looks at the top 15 World Series of Poker leader board for Wednesday evening, July 8, 2009. Remember, we will have updates in our popular Poker section l
The World Series of Poker Day 1d attracted record numbers, much to the chagrin of WSOP officials, who did not have room for the 500 or so extra people who ultimately got shut out, among them big na
John Cernuto was playing in one of the events leading up to the 2009 World Series Main Event when he literally went unconscious.
He collapsed during Event #44 ($2,500 Razz) of an apparent heart attack, initial reports suggested, and was taken out by medics on a stretcher. He awoke on the way out and even found enough strength to use his cell phone.
A few days later, he was released from the hospital and appeared back at the WSOP where he managed to win a cool $23,000 plus.
What's next, World Series of Poker dealers wearing armor?
Semi Pro poker player Thang Luu reportedly broke the hand of a dealer on Saturday.
At the time this story went to press Midnight leading into Monday morning Eastern Standard Time, Jeff Lisandro sat atop the leader board of the 2009 World Series of Poker. This is an amazing feat
Now that Daniel Negreanu has bowed out of the 2009 World Series of Poker early, he can go back to blogging....assuming he can muster up enough strength to do so.
Don't cry any tears for Negreanu. Not only did he cash out at eight events of the 2009 World Series of Poker, he's also putting more than $300,000 in the bank. That's more than US President Barack Obama's yearly salary. Way to go Daniel.
Unfortunately he's suffering from flu-like symptoms that may have played a part in his horrid performance. Hopefully it's not the Swine Flu.
It's hard to believe it's been almost a month since I wrote a blog. Time has literally flown by during the WSOP and I don't believe how well I've held up through it.
With poker pro Daniel Negreanu confessing to having flu-like symptoms, it's just a matter of time before others playing along side the Canadian poker pro come down with a similar illness. Negrean
Annie Duke bowed out of the 2009 World Series of Poker after only one day Sunday.
WHAT: PHIL HELLMUTH'S GRAND ENTRANCE TO THE 2009 WSOP MAIN EVENT
DATE: Sunday July 5, 2009
The folks from WickedChopsPoker.com have called poker babe Erica Schoenberg "a pit bull with lipstick", an obvious reference to the one time Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah P
Day 1A of the 2009 World Series of Poker is now history and there were a few notable eliminations.
A few days ago we queried the whereabouts of Guy Laliberte, following his disappearance from the high stakes arena.
"Patrik Antonius is a fake!" snarled the legendary poker player, Doyle Brunson.
If you're a Pokertube regular, then you are no doubt familiar with the gruff, Scottish phenomenon that is ‘DaBeear'.
He's still alive and posting on Twitter so we'll assume he's all right, but had we caught poker pro Phil Hellmuth's earlier Tweets we would surely have been cringing....actually we still are.
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