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Brad Daugherty's Bracelet Doesn't Sell - Again

1 3 August 2011 , By: compncards
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I just read that 1991 WSOP Main Event Champ Brad Daugherty failed to sell his bracelet yet again on eBay. He tried to do so in December of last year and it failed to sell. This time, bids went up to $28,100 and yet it didn't meet whatever reserve he put on the bracelet. The first thought that came to my head is "What the fuck?" The bracelet is worth maybe $3k, if that, if you melted it down for scrap gold.
Categories: 1991 WSOP Main Event, Brad Daugherty, Ebay

Full Tilt Hearing - I Told You So

28 July 2011 , By: compncards
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There is no other way to put this but to say, I told you so. I said weeks ago that if the Alderney Gambling Control Commission was to reinstate Full Tilt’s license that they would need to show that they are making significant process towards paying US players back. Guess what? That hasn’t happened. Oh, guess what else? The trial was adjourned until the middle of September.
Categories: AGCC, Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Full Tilt Poker, Phil Ivey

Deep Thoughts with Compncards

3 27 July 2011 , By: compncards
The monkey eats custard. Why the monkey eats custard is beyond me. Perhaps he was tired of his typical diet of bananas and poo. Perhaps his stomach was upset after the Full Tilt – Alderney “hearing” yesterday.

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 8 - The November Nine is Set

21 July 2011 , By: compncards
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The 2011 World Series of Poker Main Event has finally reached the November Nine. I stayed with the coverage until we got to 10 players, but I had to get some sleep so I missed John Hewitt's bustout in 10th place. Regardless, here are your November Nine: *Martin Staszko* - Chip Leader - 40. 17 Million:  Stasko is one of the unknowns at this final table.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, 2011 WSOP Main Event November Nine, 2011 WSOP November Nine, November Nine

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 7 - Kelly and Devonshire Contend and More November Nine Predictions

1 19 July 2011 , By: compncards
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Day 7 of the 2011 WSOP Main Event is currently at the dinner break. The day started with 57 players and the field has been shrunk to 32 already. Among those knocked out so far are *Erick Lindgren*, *Tony Hachem*, *Sebastien Ruthenberg*, *David Bach*, and *Guillaume Darcout*. A new chip leader has emerged as *Matt Giannetti* is in the top spot with 14.
Categories: 2011 WSOP Main Event, 2011 WSOP November Nine, Bryan Devonshire, JP Kelly, November Nine

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 3 - It's Live and What a Bad Beat for Deeb

15 July 2011 , By: compncards
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Day 3 of the 2011 WSOP is currently underway and the big story doesn't center around one person but the fact that for the first time in WSOP history, the Main Event is actually being broadcast live on ESPN3. com and ESPN 2 television. I followed the coverage earlier in the day on ESPN3. com and at present I am following along on ESPN 2.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, Max Heinzelmann, Shaun Deeb

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 2a - Lisa Hamilton and Sarah Bilney Lead the Way for the Ladies

1 12 July 2011 , By: compncards
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Day 2 of the 2011 WSOP Main Event[[sitetree_link,id=597]] is currently underway. The Day 1a and 1c fields combined to make a field of 2,031 players that returned to the Rio earlier today. One of those players that started the day just barely above her initial starting stack was Lisa Hamilton. Since that point, Hamilton has been on a monster tear and is currently sitting with 188,000 in chip at the time I write this blog.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, Last Woman Standing, Lisa Hamilton, Sarah Bilney

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 1d - 6,865!

2 11 July 2011 , By: compncards
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The 2011 WSOP Main Event numbers are finally in. Today's field numbers 2,802 players to bring the final total for the Main Event to 6,865. This is the third largest Main Event in the history of the WSOP. A total of 693 players will receive a payday.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, WSOP Main Event

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 1b - Screw Poker - I'd Rather Be at 4-H Camp

9 July 2011 , By: compncards
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So the 2011 WSOP Main Event is currently in Day 1b and honestly, I don't give a damn about the event oday.   For most of this week until today I have been participating in the annual 4-H Camp I work at yearly, or as I will call it this year, the World Series of Ultimate Uno. What is Ultimate Uno?  You play the same rules as Uno, except for the fact that if you have multiples of a number or special card, you can play them all at the same time.   Also, if you get forced to draw 2 and you have a draw 2 card, you can lay it down and make the next person draw 4.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, 4-H, 4-H Camp, 4-H Clubs of America, Ultimate Uno

2011 WSOP Main Event Day 1 - Brunson Plays Day 1a

8 July 2011 , By: compncards
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The 2011 WSOP Main Event officially kicked off on Thursday and contrary to his statement made on Twitter during the $50,000 Poker Player's Championship, Doyle was indeed in this one. In fact, Doyle even gave the customary "Shuffle Up and Deal" call to kick off the Main Event. How did this come to fruition? Apparently Dewey Tomko is the person that convinced him to play.  Doyle said on Twitter yesterday: TexDolly Stop it.
Categories: 2011 WSOP, 2011 WSOP Main Event, Doyle Brunson, Jack Effel
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