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WSOP 2012 Wrap-up

Another World Series of Poker has come and gone at the Rio in Las Vegas. Now that the “October Nine” has been set, I decided to take a quick look back at this year’s series. As the online poker ban ...

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WSOP 2011: My POV

As usual, my predictions were completely wrong. The online armageddon did not cause the numbers to free fall. In fact, the numbers were slightly up, and as you can see from the picture below, registration lines showed it. Even with ...

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WSOP 2011 Re-Boot

After the online poker armageddon in April this year, it appear that there is a downward dent in the number of participants at the World Series of Poker. This was expected because those online poker websites sponsored hundreds, perhaps thousands ...

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WSOP 2010: Epilogue

Now that the November 9 has been set at the 2010 WSOP, it’s time to reflect on my trip this year. Compared to 2007, this year’s WSOP was better organized and seemed to be running a lot smoother. I liked ...

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WSOP 2010: Day 2A

Unlike my trip back in 2007 to the WSOP, there was no “Gaming Life Expo” this year. I guess it didn’t work out for the booths. In any case, since the glasses I bought back then were destroyed during my ...

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WSOP 2010: Day 1C

My first day at the WSOP did not start well for me. After starting the day with 30,000 chips, at one point, I was down to about 12K. Mostly, this was due to a lot of loose play on my ...

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WSOP 2010: Arrival

It seems like just last year but it’s been 3 years since my last WSOP. There were no big name poker players on the plane from Los Angeles but Gene Simmons was right after us in line. One thing that ...

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WSOP 2007 – Day 3

Well, here is my account of day 3 at the World Series of Poker, 2007 at the Rio in Las Vegas. For some reason, I couldn’t sleep very well and got up before the wake-up call. As per usual, I ...

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