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WSOP Now Allowing You to Speak and Celebrate in Moderation

2 9 May 2012 , By: compncards
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Some of you that watched the live coverage of the 2011 WSOP Main Event may remember Daniel Negreanu throwing a mild tantrum when he wasn't allowed to talk during a hand at the featured table. When this went down, I voiced my opinion that I would not be surprised to see that rule changed before the 2012 WSOP. I wish I had put some money on that.
Categories: 2012 WSOP, Anti-Celebration Rule, Daniel Negreanu, Hevad Khan, Hevad Khan Rule, WSOP 2012

The WSOP Goes Down Under

1 1 May 2012 , By: compncards
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When the World Series of Poker expanded to Europe, some of us wondered if that would be the first step in the WSOP offering bracelet events worldwide. That day has finally arrived as the WSOP announced on Monday that the WSOP Asia-Pacific will commence in April 2013. The event will be held at the Crown Casino in Melbourne Australia and will feature five bracelet events its first year. The deal that was announced was a multi-year one, so this is not just a one-time event.
Categories: 2013 WSOP, 2013 WSOP Asia-Pacific, Crown Casino, WSOP Asia-Pacific, WSOP Australia

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

Poker is Not the Issue Obama's Looking For

1 25 January 2012 , By: compncards
If I've said it once, I've said it probably about 14 or 15 times in print. Poker is not that big of an issue to the public at large. Tonight, I watched President Obama deliver the State of the Union address.  He addressed many pressing topics that affect America as a whole.
Categories: Online poker, President Obama, State of the Union
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