With the 2010 World Series of Poker now officially wrapped up, we here at the Cardplayer Lifestyle poker blog thought it would be interesting to serve our readers up some fun tidbits about the WSOP. Here you go, in no particular order:→Read More
Jonathan Duhamel has won the 2010 WSOP Main Event. The 23-year-old professional poker player became the first Canadian World Champion and had a payday of almost $9 million. Duhamel enjoyed a memorable run to defeat the 8 other remaining November Niners, the most famous of whom was Michael “the Grinder” Mizrachi, who finished 5th.→Read More
Lost in all of the hullabaloo of Michael Mizrachi making the final table of this year’s WSOP Main Event, with a chance to tie for Player of the Year honors, was the man who was already guaranteed to at least be the co-winner, Frank Kassela.
With the entire poker world watching their every move, after 4 long months of waiting, the November Nine took their seats at this year’s WSOP Main Event Final table. After a grueling 13-hour session, 2 professional poker players, Jonathan Duhamel and John Racener, emerged from the milieu, and will reconvene on Monday November 8th to play heads-up for the title.→Read More
Inductions to poker’s Hall of Fame have become an annual ritual during the ceremonies surrounding the World Series of Poker main event final table. As the November niners prepare for combat on the felt, two legends of the game are preparing to be enshrined as poker Hall of Famers.→Read More
Just when you thought the poker world had seen everything, here comes a headline that is sure to make you go: “WHAT?!” Just last week, a $400 buy-in tournament was held at the World Poker Finals at Foxwoods that attracted almost 1,000 players. As is typical in many tournaments, as the field dwindles, blinds escalate, and payouts rise, prompting the remaining players to consider a chop so as to maximize cash out potential rather than risk bad luck and earn less money.→Read More