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Poker News | World Series of Poker | WSOP2009

With the addition of events, like the $1k NLH Stimulus event and the $40K event, the 2009 WSOP is expected to be home to many of the poker pros for six weeks, each hoping to be the last player standing in November as the final table is played down.  As soon as news is available, PokerWorks will keep you informed. Poker is our business…after all…poker works. Bookmark our pages and stay abreast of all the best download bonuses, freerolls, poker site reviews, and events and news from around the world.

ESPN's WSOP Coverage Review- 11-10-09

Finally!  The night for which the entire poker world had waited.  The playing out of the November Nine, and the crowning of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event champion.  After an almost four-month hiatus, Phil Ivey, Darvin Moon, Eric...

Cada Defeats Moon to Win 2009 WSOP Main Event

The wait was over, and a 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event champion was to be crowned. The most exciting tournament of the year reached its final stage - literally and figuratively - and the energy surrounding the heads-up match was nothing but...

A Closer Look at WSOP Finalists Cada and Moon

At 6am on the morning of November 8, the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event final table found its two heads-up players. The biggest and most recognized no-limit hold’em tournament in the world played out in the Rio’s Penn & Teller Theater, and...

2009 WSOP Main Event Final Table: Moon and Cada Set for Final Showdown

Players returned to the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event final table after dinner break with fresh faces. The seven remaining players were fully aware that they may be in for a long night, as the first seven hours of play only resulted in two...

Electric Atmosphere Surrounded WSOP Final Table Playdown

The media was allowed in to the Penn & Teller Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas before the fans. We passed throngs of people in the hallway near the entrance, as they sported shirts and hats indicative of who they were...

2009 WSOP Main Event Final Table: Akenhead and Schaffel Exit Before Dinner Break

When the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event began in July, there were 6,494 players vying for the opportunity to be at the final table. But it wasn’t until the late-night hours of July 15 with the elimination of Jordan Smith in tenth place that...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review- 11/3/09

With only 18 players left, viewers looked forward to a night of coverage where there were only two tables to focus on, as the last nine eliminations were set to take place, leading to the highly-anticipated November Nine.  With all the players...

Preparing for 2009 WSOP Final Table to Start November 7

After an exciting summer, poker players and fans were in a holding pattern for several months until they could find out who would claim the title of 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event champion. The nine final table players walked away with more...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review- 10/27/09

And then there were 27.  The final three tables included the universally acknowledged best player in poker (Phil Ivey), one woman (Leo Margets), one magician-turned-poker-pro (Antonio Esfandiari) and most importantly, nine combatants who were soon...

WSOP Circuit Event Horseshoe Casino Chicago Dan Livingston

WSOP Circuit - Season Six Main Event Championship Event #11 No-Limit Hold’em Buy-In:  $5,000 (+200) Total Entries:  248   Total Prize Pool:  $1,190,800 October 23-25, 2009 Horseshoe Casino (Chicago) Official Report   Event #11 Headlines 1.  Dan...

ESPN WSOP Coverage Review 10-20-09

With the final table just three weeks away, ESPN turned tonight to Day 7, and the final 64 players.  Although Full Tilt Poker commercials that have been running on the telecast for the past two weeks have made it clear that Phil Ivey is one of the...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review – 10-13-09

With less than one month to go until the final table of the 2009 Main Event, the tension was mounting and the number of players was dwindling, as ESPN began its coverage tonight.  With 144 runners left and Day 6 still in progress, the focus remained...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review 10-6-09

Tonight’s coverage began with the remainder of Day 5.  The pre-show focus was on how many top pros and champions were still alive, and the featured table was loaded, with Jeff Shulman and Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier already sitting there, and...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review- 9-29-09

With the bursting of the money bubble during last week’s telecast, it was time to start playing some serious poker.  Tonight’s coverage took us to Day 5, and with many past champions and other top professionals still left in the field, would the...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review - 9-22-09

This week, ESPN’s telecast moved on to Day Four, with the highly anticipated bursting of the money bubble.  With many top name pros still left in the field, whom would they choose to be the focus of this week’s show?  And would we begin to start to...

ESPN’s WSOP Coverage Review - 9/15/09

ESPN’s coverage tonight moved on to Day Three of the Main Event, the first time all the remaining players in the field played at the same time.  The pre-show tease indicated that the focus tonight would be on Jeff Lisandro, who was going to win the...

ESPN WSOP Coverage Review – 9-8-09

After a highly entertaining two hours of coverage of Day 2A of the 2009 Main Event last week, featuring Jason Alexander and Greg Raymer doing their best poker vaudevillian act, ESPN turned tonight to Day 2B.  Due to the lopsided registration of the...

Third Annual WSOP Europe Prepares for September 17 Start

For many poker players and fans, it seems as if the 2009 World Series of Poker only recently wrapped in Las Vegas, but in truth it has been nearly two months since the November Nine were determined. As players got some much-needed rest before...

ESPN WSOP Coverage Review – 9-1-09

The last two weeks of telecasts took us through the four days that made up Day One of the Main Event.  The focus, not surprisingly, was on well-known professionals, such as Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, and Mike Matusow.  The only one of the...

2009 WSOP November Nine Make Sponsorship Decisions

It has been well over a month since the November Nine was determined at the Rio in Las Vegas, and one of the major points of speculation since then has been the sponsorship of each of the players. While the focus of most of the fans will be the...

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