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Vittorio Faricelli Wins Opening Event at WSOP Circuit Foxwoods

Casino News Daily - 18 Aug 2018
The second stop on the 2018/2019 WSOP Circuit schedule is now in full swing, with Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut currently playing host to the popular series. And a first gold ring has already been awarded to its rightful winner as ...

A Player's Guide to the WSOP-C Playground - 14 Aug 2018
Preparations are well underway at Playground Poker Club for The WSOP-C Playground, being hosted from August 23rd to September 3rd in the iconic poker room in Kahnawake, just outside of Montreal. The WSOP-C Playground launches Season IV of the ...

Cada runs impressive bluff at WSOP Main Event

Finger Lakes Times - 17 Aug 2018
In this summer's 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event, the 7,874-player field was down to the final 11 competitors, each guaranteed at least $725,000 in prize money, when Cada ran a bluff that epitomized the true grit of a poker champion. It happened ...

Daniel Negreanu talks Phil Hellmuth's WSOP Main Event meltdown

For The Win - 01 Aug 2018
Poker legend Daniel Negreanu was well aware of what happened when Phil Hellmuth started cursing about another player's moves at the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event, a rant that may have affected an all-in call and which led to James Campbell ...

Warren Sheaves Wins WSOP Global Casino Championship For $282113

US Poker (blog) - 10 Aug 2018
The final domestic bracelet of the 2018 World Series of Poker calendar was awarded in Cherokee, NC at the WSOP Global Casino Championship. A total of 122 players from the 2017-18 WSOP Circuit season qualified for the event alongside five players who ...

World Series of Poker draws more than 123K players in 2018

ESPN - 23 Jul 2018
LAS VEGAS -- The World Series of Poker set an attendance record for the sixth consecutive year. Organizers on Monday announced that the 50-day poker extravaganza in Las Vegas drew 123,865 players this summer. The prize pool of the 78-event series at ...

Did you know a San Angelo man won the World Series of Poker?

San Angelo Standard Times - 28 Jul 2018
The World Series of Poker main event is held each year in Las Vegas, but its roots are very much in West Texas. In fact, seven of the first eight World Champions of Poker were West Texans. And a San Angelo native, Brian "Sailor" Roberts, was one of them.

About 2K temporary employees worked WSOP in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal - 21 Jul 2018
After dealing cards at the World Series of Poker on July 1, Daniel Harris boarded a Southwest plane at McCarran International Airport for a 3½-hour flight to New Orleans. The next morning he and other members of the Stone County, Mississippi, Board of ...

Here's Why The Average Age Of A WSOP Participant Keeps Going Up

US Poker (blog) - 31 Jul 2018
The 2018 World Series of Poker was a rousing success. Not only did WSOP Main Event attendance rise for the third consecutive year, the 2018 WSOP Main Event produced the second largest field in the event's long history. Among the 17 records that fell by ...

Players' Guide to WSOP-C Playground 2018

Gaming Post - 18 Aug 2018
Preparations for the WSOP-C Playground at Playground Poker Club are already underway to ensure that the event runs smoothly from August 23 to September 3. It will see countless players battling it out for several top titles at the iconic Kahnawake ...

World Series of Poker champ on winning $8.8M prize

CNBC - 20 Jul 2018
World Series of Poker champ on winning $8.8M prize. 3:00 PM ET Fri, 20 July 2018. World Series of Poker main event champion John Cynn sheds light on what it took to win the the $8.8 million prize and what he will do with the money. Watch CNBC Live TV ...

WSOP Denies Rumor Of Move Away From Rio In 2020

US Poker (blog) - 03 Aug 2018
Late Thursday night, Vital Vegas tweeted a rumor that the World Series of Poker will move from its home at the Rio to the new Caesars Forum Convention Center when it opens on the Strip in 2020. The reason? According to Vital Vegas, a sale of the Rio is ...

Hand Review: Three-Barreling in a WSOP Circuit Bounty Event - 09 Aug 2018
Today I want to look over a hand I played in a $365 bounty event from when the WSOP Circuit was in my backyard at Horseshoe Council Bluffs. At the point this hand arose, it was deep in the tournament and I had a lot of chips and a very aggressive image.

Ben Yu Talks “Enormous Life Mistakes” At The WSOP

HighstakesDB - 11 Aug 2018
When it comes to the WSOP Ben Yu really knows his potatoes. This year alone saw him cash 15 times in events ranging from the $365 online event (213th place) to the $50,000 Players Championship (which he braceleted-up in). He also happened to get a ...

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