WSOP

  • WSOP Winner's Profile: Joe McKeehen
    By Jason Lake   Things have been pretty quiet on the poker front since Joe McKeehen took down the Main Event at the World Series of Poker. That probably suits McKeehen just fine. He kept a low profile after reaching the November Nine, brushing aside questions with simple, basic and effective responses – much like the way he used his big stack at the final table. Suffice to say the 24-year-old Pennsylvania native won't be dressed like Julius Caesar when he shows up at the Rio next year. That doesn't mean McKeehen isn't an interesting character. Far from it; he came off very well during ESPN's televised coverage of the Main Event, showing grace and dignity even while he was staring down...
  • Top WSOP Costumes
    The World Series of Poker tournament is a pretty high-brow event, but that doesn’t stop players from having some fun. Every year, players show up donning costumes, and awards are handed out to the best dressed. Here’s a list of the top four funniest costumes from over the years.   4) Costume: Rocket Man Phil Laak – 2014 WSOP Tournament Laak’s “Rocket Man” costume may have won him the best dressed award, but it didn’t help his game. He didn’t make it past the first day of action.  3) Costume: Elmo Unknown – 2008 WSOP Tournament   Would you want to take all of Elmo’s money? Someone certainly did. The unknown 2005 WSOP player didn’t get past the first day of action.  2) Costume: Batman...
  • Betting on the World Series of Poker
    Some things are worth the wait. Event No. 65 of the 2014 World Series of Poker is about to resume after a four-month hiatus. This is the big one, the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, where the winner gets to take home $10 million. Back in July, they whittled the field down from 6,683 to the nine players you’ll read more...
  • Mark Newhouse Makes a Pair at WSOP
    Over 6,300 people played in the main event at the 2013 World Series of Poker. Mark Newhouse was one of them, and he made it all the way to the final table, finishing in ninth place for a cool $733,224 in prize money. Not a bad day at the office.  One year later, and Newhouse is still defying the odds. He’s back in the November Nine, this time surviving a field of over 6,600 players to reach the final table at the Rio in Las Vegas. The last person to accomplish Read More...
  • WSOP 2014 - All Roads Lead to Vegas
    We’re gearing up like never before for the world’s most celebrated poker tournament. From April 14 to June 22, you’ll have tons of chances to get in on the unbeatable Sin City action this summer – and to take your shot at poker glory with a $12K Main Event Package or a $3K Vegas Prize Package.   The WSOP kicks off at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Vegas on May 27 and wraps up with the famed Main Event from July 5 to 14. With massive prize pools and over 60 major events, the World Series always promises intense action. This year’s Main Event winner will walk off at least $10 million richer.   Bovada will be in on every second of the action. We’ll be hitting up Vegas with the winners...

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