Content tagged: Main Event

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 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

Aussie Millions: Local Hero Wins Main Event

Although much of the talk at the Aussie Millions is geared toward Ivey’s huge run at the 2012 Main Event, a native of Melbourne, the host city of the annual event, created his own buzz by winning the event and the A$1.6 million first place prize. Oliver... Read more

Aussie Millions: Day 3

Although 75 players would start off for Day 3 of the Aussie Millions Main Event, 3 of those players would rather have slept in as the money started at 72nd and beyond. Action ground to a halt as the bubble lasted more for then two hours before... Read more

Aussie Millions: Ivey Steals Spotlight On Day 1C

Day 1c was packed full of action as 317 players registered to play – almost totalling the numbers for Day 1a & b combined. 657 in total are playing the Main Event, which makes the prize pool worth $6.57 million. Although he wasn’t the overall chip leader for the... Read more

Aussie Millions: Day 1B

It was a shaky start for James “Flushy” Dempsey during Day 1B action at the Crown Casino but a huge rally towards the end of the day put him on top of the leader board. 92 of the 187 players that started the day will move on... 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