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Doyle Brunson Looking to Chase an 11th WSOP Bracelet
Written by M. Rhodes | Monday, May 22nd, 2017

In 2011, Doyle Brunson announced his retirement from the World Series of Poker, but by 2013 the “Godfather of Poker” couldn’t resist participating in the prestigious tournament series once more. That year he then made a deep run at the $10,000... 

WSOP Bids Farewell to the November Nine Format
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Back in 2007, the World Series of Poker introduced its November Nine format in which the nine finalists of the $10,000 NLHE Main Event in July went on a more than 3 month hiatus while the public got to know each individual player better. They would then return... 

WSOP 2017 to Produce Peak Online Traffic Numbers
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

The 2017 WSOP is scheduled to take place from May 30th to July 17th, with thousands of poker enthusiasts from the USA and around the world descending upon Las Vegas to compete for the chance of winning a coveted gold bracelet. In 2016, the number of people participating... 

Nevada’s Marijuana Law and the WSOP
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

The 2017 World Series of Poker will take place from May 30th to July 17th in Las Vegas, and while its 74 tournament schedule will keep poker enthusiasts from all around the world busy during its 49 day run, visitors will still be looking forward to enjoying the... 

888poker Official Sponsor of the 2017 WSOP
Written by A. Mitchell | Thursday, February 16th, 2017

For the third consecutive year, the world’s second largest online poker brand, 888poker, which also provides internet gaming services in Delaware and Nevada, will be the World Series of Poker’s main sponsor. The latest contract offered by the WSOP covers... 

Max Pescatori Raising Money for Italy’s Earthquake Victims
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Italy’s Max Pescatori has become the latest poker pro to put one of his WSOP bracelets up for auction on eBay, but following in the footsteps of the 2008 WSOP Main Event winner Peter Eastgate, all the money raised will be given directly to charity. On August... 

WSOP 2017 to Include Three Online Bracelet Events
Written by A. Mitchell | Friday, January 27th, 2017

The WSOP has announced its 2017 schedule, which will run from May 30th to July 17th before taking a break until the November Nine return to the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas to decide its Main Event champion. Each year, the world’s most popular... 

2017 WSOP Preliminary Schedule Announced
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

The World Series of Poker has just announced that its 48th annual tournament series will once again be held at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, with the first gold bracelet event getting underway on May 31st and the action continuing all the way... 

The 2016 WSOP of Tax Burdens
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Last Wednesday, Las Vegas resident Qui Nguyen entered the World Series of Poker history books after taking down the Main Event for $8,005,310. That figure represented almost one-third of the $25,445,388 that was featured at the Main Event final table, but nevertheless... 

Antonio Esfandiari’s WSOP Commentary Draws Criticism
Written by M. Rhodes | Friday, November 4th, 2016

The poker industry is all about attracting recreational players these days, from offering preferential reward programs online to providing analysis on TV poker shows that are tailor-made to appeal to casual viewers of the game. It’s not always easy striking...