Poker Stars has reopened for most of the world, but not yet in the United States. It is endorsed by professionals like Daniel Negreanu and Chris Moneymaker. The site offers Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Omaha 8/b, 7 Card Stud, 7 Card Stud 8/b, Crazy Pineapple, Crazy Pineapple 8/b, Triple Draw, Royal Hold'em. Table limits range from penny games up to $300-600. The competition leans to the more challenging end of the spectrum.
All In: The (Almost) Entirely True Story of the World Series of Poker
by Jonathon Grotenstein
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World Series of Poker Official Site
The 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 Coverage
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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.
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..
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World Series of Poker Academy announces Chicagoland event
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.