eSports to Be Featured at 2018 World Series of Poker

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The 2018 World Series of Poker kicks off later this month and hundreds of thousands of poker players (not to mention their significant others, families, and friends) will descend upon Las Vegas and the Rio for weeks and weeks of poker excitement. This year, though, people can play more than just poker at the WSOP,… Read more »

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WSOP Changes Player of the Year Formula

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On Thursday, the World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced that it has made changes to the WSOP Player of Year points formula, based very much on feedback from players. The WSOP Player of the Year formula has gone through several iterations over the years. POY standings began in 2004 and from then through 2010, the… Read more »

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WSOP Europe Returning in 2018

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The World Series of Poker announced Wednesday that the World Series of Poker Europe will return to King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic this fall. This ends the short-lived alternating year schedule for WSOP Europe. Beginning in 2015, WSOP Europe was to run in odd-numbered years, while WSOP Asia Pacific (WSOP APAC) was to be… Read more »

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WSOP to Implement Big Blind Ante

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The World Series of Poker (WSOP) announced Wednesday that it has added Big Blind Ante tournaments to the 2018 WSOP schedule. Eight of the 78 bracelet events – all with different buy-ins – will use the format. In a news release, WSOP’s Seth Palansky said that the decision was made after seeing how Big Blind… Read more »

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ESPN WSOP Broadcast Schedule Released

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For the second year in a row, ESPN and Poker Central are teaming up to broadcast the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event. Combined, the two will air “start to finish everyday coverage” of the granddaddy of all poker tournaments from July 2nd through July 14th. Last week, ESPN and the WSOP released the… Read more »

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2018 WSOP Schedule Released

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The 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) schedule was released Tuesday, unveiling a slate that will run May 29th through July 17th. There will be 78 gold bracelet events, an increase of four from this year. $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship, best known as the Main Event, will begin Monday, July 2nd with the first of… Read more »

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2017 World Series of Poker Europe: Theodore McQuilkin Tops Six Handed Event, European “Colossus” and PLO Underway

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The King’s Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, has been a hotbed of activity over the past week with the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe in action on its grounds. It’s about to kick up another notch as the European version of “The Colossus” hits full stride, while it is also time to celebrate as… Read more »

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2017 World Series of Poker Europe: Final 13 Players Determined in Event #1 With Italy’s Carlo Savinelli Leading

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It was moving day at the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe on Sunday as the kickoff tournament for the schedule, the €1000 No Limit Hold’em, tried to reach its final table. While it didn’t reach that audacious goal, the final 13 players were determined with Italy’s Carlo Savinelli holding down the lead. 115 players… Read more »

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