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Poker News | World Series of Poker | WSOP2009 | Poker Personalities

A Chip And A Chair Not Quite Enough, Bradley Craig's Main Event Experience

With the blinds at 200/400 and an ante of 50, Bradley “Brad” Craig finds himself with 450 chips. It's just enough to cover the big blind and ante. Without doubt, his dream is over. Yes, there's the old adage of a chip and a chair, but honestly how...

A Day In The Spotlight, More With Nichoel Peppe

I get to the Rio about 10 a.m. and find out soon after that Nichoel Peppe, the young woman I spent the day with the previous day, is going to be at the secondary feature table to begin the day. I had gotten her and her husband's cell phone numbers...

Misconceptions About Poker Agents: An Interview With Eric Brewstein

When I went to law school, I wanted to be the next Jerry Maguire. It was my dream to represent athletes, musicians, actors, and anyone else in the entertainment industry. Poker took over my life and I kind of forgot all about those aspirations. As...

Having Fun Now, Nichoel Peppe Making A Deep Run In The Main Event

I had seen Nichoel Peppe the previous few days of the Main Event and each time I walked by her table, I noticed her chip stack growing. I watched one hand on day 4 where she check raised her aggressive male counterpart and got him to fold. I thought...

Interview With Matt Graham, Winner of the 10K PLO Event

Matt Graham has had a good year, and that's putting it mildly. It all started on July 1 of 2008 when he took down his first bracelet in the Limit Hold Em Shootout. In December, he won an event at the Doyle Brunson Five Diamond World Poker Classic...

Interview With Eric Baldwin, Winner of Event #34

Eric “Basebaldy” Baldwin has been a fixture on the live tournament circuit in addition to being a big player in the major online tournaments for quite some time now. He's had a big year thus far with wins at the WPT Bellagio in a preliminary event...

Day 22 Of The WSOP: A Hellmuthian Afternoon

Day two of the latest $1,500 No Limit Hold Em event saw the legendary 11 time Phil Hellmuth in position to make another run at another bracelet. The players entered action just short of the money and I decided to spend the day watching Hellmuth. I...

Greg Raymer Discusses WSOP Event 2 Third Place Finish

The event was a highly anticipated one at the 2009 World Series of Poker, and the tournament was full of familiar faces and respected pros. Greg Raymer was among them and maneuvered his way through the field to the final table, where he ultimately...

Day 5 Of The WSOP: The Pitfalls Of A Pro

Despite rumors to the contrary, being a professional poker player is not an easy way to make a living. It seems like a glamorous life, traveling from location to location, wining and dining, and winning exorbitant sums of money. In many ways it is...

History a Big Player at 40th Annual WSOP

There are many years of history involved in the World Series of Poker, and the 2009 events will commemorate its 40th anniversary. It has been and continues to be the leader in poker tournaments, as each year it grows and seems to accumulate more...

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The IRS Scores Big at 2015 WSOP ME Final Table

The IRS managed to snag 34.13 percent from the payouts of the 2015 November Nine, totaling $8,467,091.

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