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All In: The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker
by Jonathon Grotenstein
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Jonathan Grotenstein and co-author Storms Reback, have done a remarkable job of research in writing 'All In: The Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker,' using hundreds of resources, interviews and re-creations of hands and situations to take care of everything a poker buff might want to know about the most famous poker tournament in the world. Well-indexed, this is the story about how the game became popular, and of the people who helped and are helping promote it.
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World Series of Poker Official SiteThe World Series of Poker has been the premier poker tournament in the world ever since it was launched by Benny Binion at the Horseshoe in downtown Las Vegas in 1970. Harrah's bought the rights to the tournament in 2004 and has moved the action to the Rio. The official site shows the circuit schedule leading up to the big event held in the summer. There is also a registration section and a WSOP store.PokerListings WSOP CoverageCheck out the coverage of the 2008 WSOP at PokerListings.com

World Series of Poker (WSOP)

The World Series of Poker is the most famous and popular poker tournament in the world.  In 1970, Binion hosted the first World Series of Poker, then a small tournament of truly elite players.The World Series of Poker is the biggest poker event of the year.
The World Series of Poker is the biggest poker event of the year.
  Caesar's has since bought the rights to the tournament and is currently hosting it at the Rio. In 2006, players from more than 40 nations took part in the World Series of Poker, generating a prize pool that paid the Main Event champion, Jamie Gold,  a record payday of $12 million.  That win was not without its controversy with Gold being sued to relinquish half of his winnings due to  a promise he made. There is also some speculation that the 2007 event may not break records again due to the clampdown on US online poker players. The 2007 World Series of Poker tournament began June 1st..

The Latest World Series of Poker News

ESPN and World Series of Poker reach seven-year agreement
The World Series of Poker is the biggest poker event of the year.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ESPN and Harrah's Interactive Entertainment, Inc. today announced they have reached a new seven-year agreement that will keep the World Series of Poker (WSOP) airing on ESPN through April 2018.
World Series of Poker Academy announces Chicagoland event
The WSOP Academy is taking poker instruction to a new level.
Monday, July 27, 2009

The World Series of Poker Academy, poker's premier series of instructional schools where participants learn first-hand from the world's greatest poker players, announced today details for the first-ever event in the Chicagoland area.
Poker VT big wins at World Series of Poker
Poker VT big wins at World Series of Poker
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Poker VT shines at WSOP The poker instructional site saw pros Daniel Negreanu and Jason "JCarver" Somerville cash big at the World Series.
PKR poker parties in Las Vegas with playboy
PKR poker parties in Las Vegas with playboy
Friday, July 17, 2009

It's a bold statement to make, especially in Sin City, but the verdict was unanimous the official PKR.com Vegas shindig was the party of the 2009 World Series of Poker!
November Nine World Series of Poker winners announced
November Nine World Series of Poker winners announced
Thursday, July 16, 2009

The final table is set at the World Series of Poker. The nine players who will compete in November for the top prize of more than $8.5 million have been announced and are ready to battle at the final event.
Team PokerStars take command of World Series of Poker main event
Team PokerStars take command of World Series of Poker main event
Monday, July 13, 2009

By the end of Day 4, only 407 players remained in the Main Event and PokerStars, the world's largest online poker room, is proud to have an estimated 77 online qualifiers and sponsored players in the event.
Instant millionaires at 2009 World Series of Poker main event
The WSOP Main Event
Friday, July 10, 2009

The 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event payout schedule was recently released on Day 1D of the tournament. And the top 9 players who are fortunate and skillful enough to make the final table, will become instant millionaires!
Cancer fighter gets to play World Series of Poker event
Kent Senter, battling blood cancer, playing at the WSOP Vegas main event
Friday, July 10, 2009

Kent Senter, fighting blood cancer, gets his shot at a World Series of Poker championship in Las Vegas.
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