Category Archives: WSOP

The Brits Invade The WSOP

Probably a more meaningful headline would be something like “Brits Perform Proportionately Better Than Other Nations at 2011 WSOP” but that wouldn’t be a particularly exciting headline.  There’s no doubt though that the contingent form the Old Country has done … Continue reading

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WSOP June 2011 Tournaments

This is the big one – it’s the WSOP annual championship and for clarity we’ve only included the big buy-in events.  All events are can be pre-registered so for additional detail head over to the WSOP official site.

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WSOP May 2011 Tournaments

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Five

Welcome to the final instalment of our brief guide to the history of the World Series of Poker.  We concluded the last post by describing how the ailing series had been given a huge boost by the win of Chris … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Four

When we left off the last article as we were heading into the 1990s, it looked as if the WSOP had finally made it, had established itself as the world’s premier poker tournament.  The television coverage was there, the big … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Three

Following on from our previous article, in which we talked about how “Amarillo Slim” Preston’s victory in 1972 had prompted him to embark on a nationwide publicity tour, ensuring the WSOP and himself became household names.  CBS Sports also began … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part Two

Last post we finished by explaining how Benny Binion had taken over the hosting of the fledging World Series of Poker and was looking to make changes to the tournament to increase its appeal.  The first tournament had been won … Continue reading

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Guide to the World Series of Poker – Part One

In the world of tournament poker there is no one competition that crowns its winner the world champion in any official way.  However the World Series of Poker Main Event is considered by all to be the unofficial world champion. … Continue reading

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