WSOP Main Event playing down to the final table tonight

This is it! The $10,000 World Series of Poker Main Event is playing down tonight to a final table, we presume, at the Rio in Las Vegas. It is down to 18 players as I speak; the last nine survivors will then reconvene for the final table which happens, uh, later this week on Thursday…

WSOP Main Event November Nine is now, ahem, the July Nine.

So, you die-hard poker players/fans out there surely have heard the news by now about the big changes at the World Series of Poker.   Poker Central has taken over rights to the World Series of Poker, which will continue to air on ESPN. As part of the changeover, the final table for the $10,000…

Hi, again, I’m still watching poker

Sorry for the lack of presidential election updates, and also apologies about the lack of movie box office updates, as I am still tuned into World Series of Poker coverage.  The Main Event final table is down to two players and Qui Nguyen currently has an over-2-to-1 chip lead over Gordon Vayo. But things could…

WSOP is on! First final table of 2016 is tonight

It’s on! The World Series of Poker has started this week in Las Vegas at the Rio (as of May 31) and we are counting down to the first winner tonight. Tonight they are holding the final table of the Casino Employees’ championship, the event in which the casino workers, dealers, etc., all try their…

The main event final table for the WSOP is on this week! 

   Yes, the final table for the WSOP is on, and I don’t care, because Daniel Negreanu was eliminated and is not there! The November Nine is now down to six. Action resumes this afternoon at the Rio in Las Vegas, but I’ll be in no position to follow much action tonight due to my other…

WSOP MAIN EVENT IS NOW HEADS-UP

The World Series of Poker Main Event is now down to two players Jay Farber and Ryan Riess in a head-to-head matchup. Ring announcer Bruce Buffer just went in there to the Penn and Teller Theater and said “shuffle up and deal!” I guess what happened last night is that they made good time in eliminating…

WSOP UPDATE: NOVEMBER NINE DOWN TO SIX

I’m still watching the coverage of the World Series of Poker, being run on a 15-minute delay basis, with TSN picking up the ESPN feed. Unfortunately, I have to work tomorrow so I’m going to have to call a halt to this poker TV-viewing, which is too bad because I’m enjoying the coverage. The thing…

IT’S POKER NIGHT AT THE WSOP

That is correct, poker fans, the WSOP Main Event resumes tonight as the “November Nine” final table sits down to go at it in Las Vegas at the Rio. The plan is for them to play until there are three players left. The final three will then return tomorrow night and play until a champion is crowned. That…

CANADIAN DANIEL NEGREANU WINS WSOP PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Enough about the bad news — on to the good news, for a change, this time from the world of poker. This has been a big year for Canadians in the World Series of Poker as everyone knows by now, and we have news that really amounts to icing on Canada’s cake in 2013. Daniel…

WSOP MAIN EVENT OCTOBER NINE FINAL TABLE IS SET

So the Final Table is set at the World Series of Poker $10000 Main Event, to reconvene in October to decide the championship. The summer portion of the WSOP wrapped up last night at the Rio as they counted down the bust-outs down to the nine players left, and I followed an audio feed from some outfit called Fifth…

ROBERTO LUONGO WSOP POKER UPDATE

I just thought I would update you on the progress of Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Based on what I’ve gathered from Twitter and elsewhere Luongo is still alive and kicking on Day 3 of the Main Event. Today alone, he has outlasted such poker names as…

NEWS FROM THE WSOP, INCLUDING RESULTS FROM THE BIG ONE FOR ONE DROP

I haven’t posted much about this year’s World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, but there have been some happenings — Phil Hellmuth, Michael Mizrachi and Andy Bloch win bracelets, the Year of the Woman (Vanessa Selbst, Allyn Jaffrey-Shulman etc.), and so on.    But what I really want to talk about is the big event that just…

WSOP 2012 IS ON!!

Well the long drawn-out marathon that is the World Series of Poker has just kicked off at the Rio down in Las Vegas this week, and it promises to be another death-defying event. Actually, the only reason I am posting this is to test out the YouTube videos and see how they work on the…