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WSOP Europe Bracelets "Not Real Bracelets" According to Savage

2 29 September 2010 , By: compncards
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The debate on whether a WSOP Europe bracelet is indeed a valid bracelet or not has reached a new level.   Matt Savage was recently quoted on This Week in Poker as saying the following about bracelets won outside of Vegas: "I don't like it.  I don't think it's like a real bracelet. "  And "The World Series was founded in Vegas, and that's kind of what it's about.
Categories: Matt Savage, Phil Laak, Ty Stewart, World Poker Tour, World Series of Poker, WPT, WSOP, WSOP-E

Phil Ivey is Officially Motivated - Look Out Poker World

23 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Phil Ivey is officially motivated. Uh oh. Look out poker world! Normally, I don't watch a lot of fluff videos from various poker sites, but there was one that I watched today where Gloria Balding was interviewing Ivey and when she asked him what was next for him in poker, he said: "Well, um, I guess now.
Categories: Chip Reese, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, WSOP bracelets

Who Are the Most Influential People in Poker?

1 19 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Who are the most influential people in the world of poker? This is a question that is posed from time to time by different media organizations and I think it's time that I tackle this burning question. Ok, maybe it isn't so much a burning question as an interesting exercise in opinion. But over the next few months, I will be bringing you a series of blogs covering who I believe are the 20 most influential people in the world of poker. Now when I say the word influential, I am not necessarily referring to being influential in a positive way.

Phil Laak Wins First Bracelet - WTF!?!?

17 September 2010 , By: compncards
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Congratulations to Phil Laak for winning his first bracelet. WHAT THE FUCK!?!?!? Phil Laak won a bracelet?!?!? O_O Yup, Phil Laak just took down Event #1 at the World Series of Poker Europe for his first bracelet and £ 170,802. He survived a stacked field of 244 players and a final table that included Chris Bjorin. Also, don't forget that he did this all while playing with a broken arm and recovering from a serious accident he had last month.
Categories: Phil Laak, World Series of Poker Europe, WSOP, WSOP-E
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