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Five Easy 2012 WSOP Predictions Revisited

22 July 2012 , By: compncards
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Back in May, I made Five Easy 2012 WSOP Predictions[http://www. pokerjunkie. com/five-easy-2012-wsop-predictions] just prior to the 2012 World Series of Poker kicking off. With the Main Event now on hiatus until October, I figured it was time to revisit those picks and see whether I hit the mark.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 World Series of Poker Predictions, 2012 WSOP, 2012 WSOP Main Event, 2012 WSOP Octo-Nine, 2012 WSOP October Nine, Ben Lamb, Phil Hellmuth

Do Weed and Booze Help Poker Players Play Better?

3 18 June 2012 , By: compncards
I just finished watching Allen Kessler's interview with QuadJacks at the 2012 World Series of Poker about poker players who smoke weed during the breaks of poker tournaments. The video is at the bottom of this post for those that haven't seen it yet. I must admit that I totally side with Allen on this matter and it does indeed boggle my mind that many young poker players go out of their way to smoke weed on breaks. I know some of you think that it helps you play better, but as Allen says, it does not.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP, Allen Kessler

Phil Hellmuth Wins Bracelet #12 and the Fall of #BadJuju

1 11 June 2012 , By: compncards
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Phil Hellmuth finally took down his 12th WSOP bracelet last night by winning the $2,500 Razz Event.   This was going down while the "Tiger Woods of Poker", Phil Ivey, was going after his 9th over in the $10k PL Hold'em Event. In the end, Hellmuth continued to add to his career total while Ivey just missed out.   Thinking about it, if Ivey is the "Tiger Woods of Poker", wouldn't that make Hellmuth Jack Nicklaus? Think about it.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP, AsianSpa, BadJuju, CorporateSpa, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, Tiger Woods, WSOP 2012

2012 WSOP Kicks Off and WSOP TD Gets Rid of Extra Baggage

28 May 2012 , By: compncards
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The 2012 World Series of Poker kicked off earlier today with the Casino Employees Event. This will be the slowest day at the WSOP for a while as it is the only event running today, meaning that tomorrow is when the Rio will start to get a little crazy. So far, it appears that the numbers for the event will be a bit down. Right now there are around 733 players registered for the event and as such will have a decent drop off from the 850 players from last year.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP, Jack Effel Loses Weight, Jack Effel Weight Loss

2012 World Series of Poker Schedule Released

1 February 2012 , By: compncards
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The 2012 World Series of Poker schedule has been officially released and will be held from May 27th through July 16th, 2012. This year’s WSOP will feature 61 bracelets events, culminating in the WSOP Main Event. Yesterday, it was announced that the November Nine would not be returning.   While this is technically true, the final table of the WSOP Main Event will still be delayed.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP

RIP November Nine

1 February 2012 , By: compncards
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A couple of big pieces of news came out today regarding the 2012 World Series of Poker. First, the 2012 WSOP will be held from May 27th through July 16, 2012. The complete schedule of events will be released tomorrow. Also, WSOP officials announced that the event will use 470 tables for the event, an increase of 100 tables from last year.
Categories: 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP, November Nine

2011 WSOP November Nine Kicks Off Tomorrow

6 November 2011 , By: compncards
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The November Nine kicks off tomorrow, November 6 at the Rio in Las Vegas.   As during the rest of the 2011 WSOP, I'll be following along all of the action and bringing you blogs and recaps from the event. Remember that the final table will be broadcast on ESPN2 and ESPN3 starting at 3:30 PM tomorrow.  Hole cards will be shown at the completion of each and every hand for the major players involved in the hands.
Categories: 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event, 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, 2012 World Series of Poker, 2012 WSOP, Ben Lamb, Eoghan O'Dea, Martin Staszko, November Nine, Phil Collins