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2011 WSOP Europe Predictions

8 October 2011 , By: compncards
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The World Series of Poker Europe just kicked off on Friday at Casino Barriere de Cannes Croisette and the Hôtel Majestic Barrière in Cannes, France. As usual, I like to make predictions regarding the series, but I am a bit late getting to them this time around. Here are some of my predictions for this years WSOP-E. *Phil Hellmuth Will Have at Least 1 Strong Showing and May Take POY Lead* Phil Hellmuth has been on a tear at the WSOP this year and I believe that he will continue it through the WSOP-E.
Categories: 2011 WSOP Europe, 2011 WSOP Player of the Year, 2011 WSOP POY, 2011 WSOP-E, Ben Lamb, Phil Hellmuth, WSOP Europe, WSOP Predictions

Put Retirement Talk on Hold - Gus Hansen Wins First Bracelet

26 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Recently, I wrote an article about Gus Hansen and whether it was time for him to retire. Well, I guess we can hold off the retirement plans for a while as Hansen just delivered a healthy helping of "Fuck you compncards" by winning the £10,350 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller Heads-Up at the World Series of Poker Europe. Hansen navigated his way through a field of 103 players to finally make it heads-up with Jim Collopy. The final match was tied up 1-1 when play was paused until today to allow for the players to play in the Main Event.
Categories: Gus Hansen, WSOP, WSOP Europe, WSOP-E

Doyle Brunson Going For 11th Bracelet

30 September 2009 , By: compncards
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I wanted to wait until the money was actually reached before I said anything about Doyle's performance at the WSOP Europe. However, now that they are in the money and he has almost 250,000 in chips, it's time to give him some props. Yes, Doyle is among the greatest of all-time, but it still is amazing to watch that man go as he gets older. I am also glad to see that he is still in the hunt for this title.
Categories: Doyle Brunson, WSOP Europe, WSOP-E

All Hail Hellmuth!

29 September 2009 , By: compncards
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" I’ve always liked Phil Helmuth and have defended his tantrums because that is Phil being Phil, but these grand entrances he makes are too much! He came to my table dressed as Julius Caesar along with trumpets and scantily clad girls. It embarrassed me just being there. I would have liked to applied for the role of Brutus. I am a poker purist and stuff like that detracts too much from what a great game poker is.
Categories: Doyle Brunson, Julius Caesar, Phil Hellmuth, WSOP Europe