Some of the key events in the World Series of Poker (WSOP)

Some of the key events in the World Series of Poker (WSOP)

May 28, 2012

To many people not acquainted to poker, when they hear the World series of poker, what immediately comes mind is the main event featuring the $10,000 buy-in, that usually has unlimited coverage from premier T.V stations like ESPN. The reality is that the WSOP event scheduled to start on Sunday will feature about sixty events. The buy-ins for the events is as...

Four pertinent questions looming over 2012 WSOP

Four pertinent questions looming over 2012 WSOP

May 22, 2012

The 2012 WSOP is about to commence, and as many players psych themselves towards the event, many stakeholders are pondering on what are the new surprises expected for the upcoming event. WSOP 2011 was an event in which many records were shuttered, and the bar of the game raised to a new level. As we await the launch of the event, here are some questions that we...

Five players who might hit it big at WSOP 2012

Five players who might hit it big at WSOP 2012

May 22, 2012

The WSOP is the ultimate stage for any poker player to announce to the world stage of his or her arrival. Many hitherto unknown players have been transformed into heroes, and heroines in the past WSOP events, and ushered them in winnings that they could only dream about before winnings at the past WSOP. This year’s WSOP scheduled to start on Sunday May 27,...

WSOP changes Bracelet Design

WSOP changes Bracelet Design

May 21, 2012

As the poker community awaits the start of the WSOP on May 28th, WSOP executive director Ty Stewart has announced that this year’s event will have a brand new bracelet design. The bracelet is up for grabs in all open events. The bracelet was designed by Jason Arasheben, a top notch jeweler based in Beverly Hills. Stewart revealed that the bracelet was designed...

Nominations open for Women in Poker Hall of Fame

Nominations open for Women in Poker Hall of Fame

May 21, 2012

The Women in Poker Hall of fame has opened nomination for the 2012 inductees. The induction ceremony is scheduled to take place on August 31st 2012, at the Golden Nugget Casino Ballroom in Vegas. This will be the fourth time that the induction ceremony will be held. The first induction ceremony was held in 2008, and has since been held yearly. High Bar Just like...

Major changes announced following WSOP conference call

Major changes announced following WSOP conference call

May 14, 2012

WSOP has announced major changes in its rules following a hour-long conference call on Tuesday May 8th. The hour long conference call mainly dealt on the expectations of the 2012 WSOP events including the scheduled addition of the WSOP APAC event scheduled to take place in Australia. After the call, the following changes were announced: Change on the No talking...

Phil Ivey, the king of Texas Holdem Poker

Phil Ivey, the king of Texas Holdem Poker

May 10, 2012

In any given field, some members of the human race show extraordinary talent, which leaves many of us mesmerized; it is as if they were born to do what they do. In soccer, we have Messi, the Argentine football prodigy, In Athletics, there is Jamaican Usain Bolt, in golf there is the Tiger Woods and Basketball once marveled at the genius of Michael Jordan. When...

The names to watch at the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP)

The names to watch at the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP)

May 10, 2012

The 2012 WSOP event is approaching fast, and as just like in all tournaments, there are always favorites to carry the prize. This article will review players who have a chance to taking top prizes on the basis of their past performances. The players were picked by Kevin Macphee, David Kitai, Jason Mercier, William Reynolds, and David Williams. The aforementioned...

Total rewards credits for players playing in WSOP bracelet event

Total rewards credits for players playing in WSOP bracelet event

May 10, 2012

There is some good news for players planning to play in this year World Series of Poker. The tournament entrants are now guaranteed Total credits for playing in the following events: • Official bracelet events • Daily Deepstack tournament • Mega-satellites Similar credits will be available in the coming 2012 WSOP circuit tour scheduled to be held at the...