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WSOP Day 16 Update - Bubble Bursting and a Lady Stud

13 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 16 at the 2010 World Series of Poker has just about all of the poker variants covered. The final tables of both the $1,500 PLO and $1,500 Seven Card Stud are underway. Day 2 of the $2,500 Limit Holdem Six-Handed is in Day 2 as well as the $1,000 Ladies World Championship. Also, Day 1a of yet another $1,000 event featuring World Series of Poker hold em is being played over in the Pavilion Room.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Christine Pietsch

WSOP Day 15 Second Update - Penalties, Old Timers, and One Hot Momma

12 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 15 of the 2010 WSOP is plugging right along. We are at the final tables of both the $2,000 Limit Holdem and $10,000 2-7 Lowball World Championship. Day 2 of both the $1,500 PL Omaha and $1,500 7-Card Stud are also underway. Finally, the $2,500 Six-Handed Limit Holdem event kicked off at 5 p.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Cyndy Violette, Jay Heimowitz, Seth Palansky

WSOP Day 15 Update - The Ladies Take Center Stage

11 June 2010 , By: compncards
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Day 15 at the 2010 WSOP has kicked off with the $1,000 Ladies World Championship. While there five other events that will either kick off or resume a little later today, right now the ladies are getting all of the attention. *No Boys Allowed* A trend that has been popping up all around the country is men entering women’s events. The WSOP Ladies 2010  is no exception.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Lacey Jones, Melissa Castello, Vanessa Rousso

WSOP Day 14 Update #2 - Drunk Singing & A Trickett Wonderland

11 June 2010 , By: Melissa Castello
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Its been a pretty mellow day at the WSOP today, aside from thr rowdy $5k final table. $1,500 PLO and $1,500 7-card Stud both had starts today, $10k 2-7 Lowball is down to 3 tables, $2k limit is down to 2 tables and the $5k NLH is at the final table with the largest rail to date. Sitting in media row we are forced to listen to drunken fools singing a badly butchered version of the Beatles 'Yellow Submarine'. I assume this will only get worse as Jeff Williams acquires more chips and his fans acquire more booze!  We also can hear Sam Tricketts crew, a bunch of drunk Brits whistling tunes after being hushed from singing 'Walking in a Trickett Wonderland'.
Categories: Barry Greenstein, Jeff Williams, Sam Trickett, WSOP, Yellowsub

Can't Wait to Play!

11 June 2010 , By: Melissa Castello
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Tomorrow is the $1k Ladies No Limit Hold 'em event here at the Rio and I'm all registered and ready to play! Last year when I played the ladies tournament I started off great doubling up first level with AA vs AK on a K high board and winning a few other pots here and there until late level 2 when my table broke and I got moved to the worst seat in the Amazon room.   I was seat 6 and to my left was a horrendous woman who played any two and I can see why since she was the luckiest person in the world. When I'm at the table I have a hard time sitting still, which I know bothers some people but I cant help it. I'm also about 5'2 so I find it easier to see the table if I sit on my knees.

From the Felt - $5k No Limit Hold 'em

11 June 2010 , By: Melissa Castello
Day 1 of the $5k NLH made for some interesting action. We had a lot of known players in the field, most of them sitting at the same table! Here is a bit of fun from the heaviest table in the field. [youtube]http://www. youtube.
Categories: Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Shannon Elizabeth, WSOP 2010

WSOP Day 13 Update - The Amish Invade, The WSOP Book Club, and Shannon Elizabeth - Yum

10 June 2010 , By: compncards
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While the number 13 may be unlucky for many, for some here today at the World Series of Poker, 13 will prove to be lucky indeed.   Day 13 of the 2010 WSOP is underway with four events having already hit the felt.   The $1,000 NL Holdem from the weekend is on the secondary final table.   The $1,500 Six-Handed NL is down to its final seven players, just one shy of the final.
Categories: 2010 World Series of Poker, 2010 WSOP, Chris Ferguson, Jeff Lisandro, Shannon Elizabeth

WSOP Day 12 Second Update - For the Love of the Game, Remembering Lost Friends, and John Bonetti

9 June 2010 , By: compncards
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It is late night at the Rio once again and most of the day’s events are in the books. The only thing still going is the $10,000 Stud 8 or Better World Championship final table. There are still five players left, so this one could go all night. *For the Love of the Game* The Stud 8 World Championship final table kicked off at 9 p.
Categories: 2010 WSOP, Artie Cobb, John Bonetti, Paul Kitsos
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