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Top 10 Money Winners at WSOP

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a poker tournament held annually in Las Vegas. The first WSOP in 1970 was an invitational wherein Benny Binion invited six of the best known poker players to the Horseshoe Casino. Since then there has been many winners. Below is a list of the top ten money winners at the WSOP Rank Name Cashes Bracelets Winnings 1. Jamie Gold 3 1 $12,014,078 2. Peter Eastgate 2 1 $9,221,395 3. Jerry Yang 1 1 $8,250,000 4. Joe Hachem 10 1 $7,982,111 5. Allen Cunningham 39 5 $6,685,040 6. Greg Raymer 12 1 $6,477,933 7. Paul Wasicka 6 0 $6,217,738 8. Phil Hellmuth 67 11 $5,999,172 9. Ivan Demidov 3 0 $5,852,257 10. Darvin Moon 1 0 $5,182,601 Top 10 Tournament Money Winners All-Time 1st Phil Ivey $ 12,813,990 2nd Daniel Negreanu $ 12,564,367 3rd Jamie Gold $ 12,201,061 4th Phil Hellmuth Jr $ 11,056,271 5th Scotty Nguyen $ 10,955,557…

NBC Heads Up Poker Tournament 2010

The 6th annual NBC Heads Up National Poker Championship will be taking place soon. A major event on the annual tournament poker calendar, there are just 64 open spots, so, inevitably, some people won’t make the cut to play in the field. The event’s producers sure must have a hard time picking who will and won’t be invited to play. I guess the bottom line for them is “Which players will the most people tune in to see battling it out on TV?” – i.e., RATINGS, RATINGS, RATINGS! In answering a question like that, viewers likely want to see lots of the same “big names” they’ve gotten used to seeing over the years, like: Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen, Annie Duke, Eli Elezra, Tom Dwan, Antonio Esfandiari, Mike Matusow, Daniel Negreanu, and Scotty Nguyen. Producers also pretty much have to guarantee spots to people who have won the event before, like…