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WSOP Day 23 Update - Player of the Year Standings and Doyle Brunson Gives Phil Laak Props

19 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 23 of the WSOP is underway with another huge day underway. Day 1a of Event #36, another $1,000 NL Event, is in the Pavilion. Day 2 of the Seniors Event and the $10,000 Heads-Up Championship kick off a little later. Both the $5,000 Six-handed NL Event and the $2,500 PL HA Event will play down to the bracelet later as well.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Doyle Brunson, James Dempsey, Michael Mizrachi, Phil Laak, WSOP 2010

WSOP Day 22 - Seniors Event Shatters Record and The Apocalypse Approaches

19 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 22 of the 2010 World Series of Poker is underway and both the Pavilion and the Amazon Room are hopping today. The Seniors Event kicked off at noon and has pretty much overpowered both rooms. In addition, we had Day 2 of both the $5,000 NL Six-Handed and ½ PL Holdem ½ PL Omaha Event grinding away. The final two tables are working towards a bracelet and the $1,500 H.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Al Barbieri, Allen Kessler, Oklahoma Johnny Hale, WSOP 2010

WSOP Day 21 Second Update - Pumpkins, Grinders, and the Lakers

18 June 2010 , By: compncards
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The WSOP rolls on and our two final tables are clicking along. The PLO Final is down to five players with Miguel Proulx the current chip leader. The $10,000 Limit Holdem Championship started with Michael Mizrachi, David Chiu, and Brock Parker, but all of them have dropped by the wayside leaving Matt Keikoan the leader with 4 players left. The $1,500 NL is playing to the final table, or such is the play.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Jameson Painter, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Mizrachi, WSOP 2010

WSOP Day 20 Second Update - Top 20 Vote-Getters for Tournament of Champions Announced

1 17 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Six events are currently underway here at the Rio with three events playing down to a bracelet tonight. Normally, this is where I update you with some of the cuter stories of the day at the Rio. However, the voting for the 2010 WSOP Tournaments of Champions has come out and I decided I would give my thoughts on the players that made it. Here are the top vote getters as sent out earlier in the day by Seth Palansky, communications director for the WSOP.
Categories: 2010 TOC, 2010 World Series of Poker, 2010 WSOP, 2010 WSOP Tournament of Champions, Phil Ivey, WSOP Tournament of Champions

WSOP Commentary - Why the Pros Are Winning Again

16 June 2010 , By: compncards
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I started playing at the World Series of Poker in 2006. Back then, we were still pre-UIGEA and amateurs were practically dominating all of the fields. A few select pros would win events, but for the most part, the chirping from the pros was that “the fields are too massive” and “buy-ins needed to be raised. ” However, times were a changing.
Categories: 2010 World Series of Poker, 2010 WSOP, Jennifer Harman, WSOP 2010

WSOP Day 18 - Compncards Plays the $1,500 Stud 8 or Better Event

15 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 18 of the 2010 WSOP kicked off with the $2,500 NL Holdem Six-Max Event. Later in the day, Day 2 of the $1,000 NL and Day 3 of the $10,000 Omaha 8 or Better World Championship resumed with the Omaha 8 or Better World Championship playing out to the bracelet. However, this day for me was all about the 5 P. M.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, compncards, James Guill, Tom Dwan

WSOP Deflated and Outdated? Not So Much

14 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Charlie River made a post earlier today entitled “WSOP Deflated and Outdated[http://www. pokerjunkie. com/poker-blog/wsop/wsop-deflated-and-outdated]. ” In it, he made a comments regarding how that he thought that the WSOP should be conducted and I wanted to take a few minutes to comment both as someone who has worked it the last three years, and someone that has played in 4 out of the last 5 WSOP’s.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, WSOP, WSOP 2010
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