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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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Phil Ivey

If you took a tally of all the poker professionals currently plying their trade around the world right now and asked the question “Who is the best all-round poker player?”, Phil Ivey would almost certainly come out with the most … Continue reading

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Texas Hold’em

For more than a few decades now, one game has dominated live casino play and more recently it has dominated the online arena as well.  For more than forty years it has been the game of choice for the World … Continue reading

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Johnny Moss

The name of Johnny Moss takes us back to the early days of the World Series of Poker when the competition was more like an invitational event for Texas Hold’em aficionados from the American South. Moss however, tends to transcend … 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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Doyle Brunson

Some of the world’s best players just seem to be naturally good at poker for no particular reason.  While others have doctorates in various mathematics disciplines and other talents which provide them with the ability to work out odds, some … Continue reading

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Background to the World Poker Tour

The World Poker Tour tends to live in the shadow of its older rival the World Series of Poker but it’s been going ten for nearly ten years now. It attracts large numbers of entrants for its various events, its … Continue reading

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WSOP May 2011 Tournaments

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Chris Ferguson

At first glance when you read about someone like Chris Ferguson, you may think this is the normal type of extraordinary poker player, if that makes sense.  A number of World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets, outstanding tournament winnings, not … Continue reading

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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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