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Read more here: WSOP ME Day 1 coverage wraps up this Tuesday
The $25,000 Heads-Up Omaha championship on Full Tilt Poker this past weekend attracted some of the biggest names in the poker world. The event brought in a plethora of Omaha’s biggest cash game players and online tournament specialists, all hoping to get a shot at winning the $560,000 first-place prize.
The 2008 World Championship of Poker – collectively known as the WCOOP – kicked off its official festivities last night with Events #1 ($215 6-Handed NL) and #2 ($215 5-Card Draw). A combined 8,241 entrants would occupy seats for these first 2 events alone! The WCOOP, which is held annually by industry giant PokerStars, is the richest poker tournament series in the world. 33 events in total will be played from now until September 23rd, when the 2nd day of the $5,200 Main Event will conclude.
The Asia Pacific Poker Tour’s stop in Macau had a record-setting field of 538 players assemble this week for its Main Event. The tournament, which is being hosted by PokerStars, attracted Asia’s best poker specialists and other world-famous players such as Doyle Brunson, Barry Greenstein, and John Phan.
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See the original post here: Party Poker’s suffers through bad third quarter
ESPN gets started with coverage of the mammoth main event of the 2008 World Series of Poker tonight at 8pm EST. Of course, since coverage can only cover what’s actually happened, it will be quite awhile until you’re seeing the final table of the event, but the two hours of programming tonight will at least get us started on the path to the November Nine. The program should cover most of day 1A and day 1B
Not the best year or so for Bodog. Domain struggles, downsizing, rumors of sealed indictments, severe payout issues and declining traffic have combined to essentially cripple a company that was a rising star in the poker world only a year or so ago