Content tagged: 2012 WSOP

2012 WSOP: The October Nine

This year’s World Series of Poker Final Table of the Main Event is dominated by a field of eight Americans, with one sole Hungarian hoping to bring glory to his homeland by being the first Hungarian to win a WSOP ME title. Jesse Sylvia, from West Tisbury,... Read more

2012 WSOP: 27 Players Remain

Day 6 of the World Series of Poker Main Event had 97 players at the start. By the end of the day, just 27 remained in the hunt for an elusive Main Event bracelet and the $8.5 million first place prize that goes along with it. Several... Read more

2012 WSOP:Special S&G For 4-Way Bubble

Every year, it has been customary to give the Main Event bubble boy a free entry into the following year’s WSOP Main Event. As the action got close to the magic number of 666 players, an unusual event happened when it went hand-for-hand. Five players went all-in... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 2C Results

After Day 1C produced a record breaking number of entrants for a single day, 2,300 players would be left to play Day 2C. When the dust settled at the end of the day, 911 players would remain. Those players will merge with the 842 players from Day... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 2A/B

Although the survivors from Day 1A/B are playing on the same day, the field was segregated and will not merge until Day 3.  The 657 survivors from Day 1A played in the Amazon Room while the 1,387 players from Day 1B played in the Brazilia and Pavillion... Read more

2012 WSOP: Day 1B Results

The second of three starting  days had a field of 2,114 players with 1,387 surviving to see Day 2. That brings the total up to 3,180 players so far and will need at least 3,686 more players for Day 1C in order to surpass the 6,865 players... Read more

2012 WSOP: Main Event Day 1A

The 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event is officially under way! This year will feature one less starting day as the Rio has expanded the amount of tables available. 1,066 eager players crammed the Amazon room for the first day for the series, a full 19%... Read more

WSOP 2012: Antonio Esfandiari Wins ONEDROP

If you play a lot of tournaments, once in awhile you will find yourself getting dealt the right cards at the right time – you just hope it happens when there is a lot of money on the line. Antonio Esfandiari fell right smack in the middle... Read more

2012 WSOP: The Big One For ONEDROP Starts Today

The richest live tournament in poker history is set to begin today starting at 1:10pm PST and will run through until July 3rd. Players have been asked to appear for a group photo at 12:30pm and Guy Laliberte will have the honours of announcing the traditional “Shuffle... Read more

2012 WSOP: Michael Mizrachi Wins $50k PPC

Michael Mizrachi has won the World Series of Poker’s $50k Poker Player Championship – a feat he also accomplished back in 2010. The $1,451,527 payday will also propel his lifetime earnings to $14,069,765, placing him fourth on the All Time Money list and surpassing Phil Hellmuth. Mizrachi had... Read more

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Controversy During $50k Poker Player Championship

The $50k Poker Player Championship is considered one of the more prestigious events at the World Series of Poker, so there is no surprise that... Read more

2012 WSOP: Rule 88 Causes ‘Tweet’ Controversy

Every year, the WSOP goes through several rule changes that they put into place to try an enhance play. Many of these rules are necessary... Read more