2009 World Series of Poker

2009 World Series of Poker

Vanessa Rousso Talks 2009 World Series of Poker With Woo

I just did a quick follow up with Vanessa Rousso to see what's been going on with her after the 2009 World Series of Poker.  To no surprise, she seems to be busier than ever as you'll read in my i

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/27/2009

Pokerati Blasts Card Player Magazine’s Jeff Shulman

A little background (or should we say "battleground"?):  Jeff Shulman is the President and COO of Card Player Magazine who just happens to have made the Final Nine Table of the 2009 Worl

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/25/2009

ESPN to Continue Carrying World Series of Poker 7 Years

ESPN, which currently carries the World Series of Poker, has committed to airing it for the next 7 years. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/18/2009

Tom McEvoy Interview With Woo

I had the chance to sit down with a man that some consider a legend in the game of poker.  Tom McEvoy's start in poker happened shortly after guys like Doyle Brunson and "Amarillo Slim"

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/11/2009

Eric Buchman Interview With Jenny Woo

Continuing my run with the WSOP Final 9 players - I had the chance to interview Eric Buchman.  This New Yorker will be playing at the WSOP final table in November with 34.8 million in chips - 2

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/10/2009

Chris Moneymaker Interview With Jenny Woo

I had the chance to sit down with Chris Moneymaker who is known by many as a player that started a phenomenon - also known as the "Moneymaker Effect".  He made average Joes young and old

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Aug/04/2009

Andy Bloch to Pay Phil Ivey $2 Mil?

This is just sick.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2009

Savvas Zenonos a Poker Thief?

The Pokerati website is claiming foul when it comes to Queensland, Australia poker player Savvas Zenonos. 

"Big congratulations to Savvas Zenonos for successfully stealing $2,400 from the prize pool in a 2009 WSOP main event mega-satellite that was supposed to be shared in a 22-player chop," the website quipped.

Pokerati claims that five poker players were robbed of $300-$500 each "without (Zenonos) having to reach in their pockets!"

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/02/2009

2009 WSOP Finalist Kevin Schaffel Interview With Woo

I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the Final 9 of this year's WSOP - Kevin Schaffel.  We kept everything short and sweet but to the point.  I look forward to sitting down with this pla

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/30/2009

Jenny Woo Interviews Poker Pro Steve Paul-Ambrose

Jenny Woo here to talk more poker after this year's WSOP has come to an end - until November that is.  Steve Paul-Ambrose sat down with me the other day to discuss his experience at this year's WS

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/26/2009

Poker Babe Christina Lindley on 2009 WSOP and Jewelry

I had the chance to sit down again with a girlfriend of mine - Christina Lindley.  We sat down last year for our first interview and have stayed in contact since then.  The last time I was able t

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/26/2009

Rating the 2009 World Series of Poker November Nine

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo is lining up the 2009 World Series of Poker November Nine for interviews faster than you can yell "Bad Beat!".

The boys at Wicked Chops Poker were in the midst of analyzing each of the nine finalists, providing their readers with a "Good for PokerTM, Bad for PokerTM, Meh for PokerTM" list.  Did they really trademark this????

Anyway, WCP makes a great point. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2009

The World Series of Poker Academy Chicago Debut

World Series Of Poker Academy To Make Chicago Area Debut At  Horseshoe Casino , Aug. 29-30

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/22/2009

Brandon Cantu Interview With Jenny Woo

In continuation to my run of interviews with some talented poker players - Jenny was able to sit down with Brandon Cantu who has just recently joined the Ultim

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/20/2009

Phil Ivey Poison to Bookmakers

Internet sportsbooks that offered betting odds on the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event are quaking in their boots.

And they've got good reason.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/20/2009

Doyle Brunson on Jeff Shulman’s WSOP Bracelet Comment

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.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Jul/20/2009

Phil Ivey the Tiger Woods of Poker?

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.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2009

WSOP, British Open Record Traffic to Gambling911 Site

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

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/16/2009

Jenny Woo Interview with Poker Player Matt Graham

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

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Jul/16/2009

Phil Ivey Makes 2009 WSOP Final Table: November Nine Decided

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

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/16/2009

Jeff Shulman is Becoming a Real Hit

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.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2009

The Worst World Series of Poker Final Table 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:

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Results

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.  

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

Phil Ivey Now Nearing WSOP November Nine

Just when we thought poker star Phil Ivey might be on his way out, this happened:

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

Jeff Shulman to Renounce WSOP Bracelet If He Wins

WickedChopsPoker.com is reporting that Card Player Magazine editor, Jeff Shulman, has said he will "renounce the WSOP bracelet" should he wi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2009

Phil Ivey on the Verge of Elimination

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.

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

Lacey Jones Luck Gets Boost After Joining Absolute Poker

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.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/15/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Update (2:00 pm PST)

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. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

2009 WSOP: November Nine to be Determined Within 24 Hours

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. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/15/2009

Woo Interviews Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment CEO Mitch Garber

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with the CEO of Harrah's new division, Harrah's Interactive Entertainment.  His name is Mitch Garber and if the name rings a bell, it probably should.  F

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2009

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