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WSOP

100 Bracelets in 2019: Too Many or Not Enough?

World Series of Poker participant numbers continue to rise, right alongside the number of events being spread each year. With 100 bracelets on offer in 2019, are we close to hitting the ceiling?

In this op-ed, James Guill looks at how the value of a bracelet has changed over the years, and asks whether boosting the number of bracelet events even further is justified.

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Long Live the PSPC!

Walking through the Atlantis Resort ballroom on Day 1 of the PokerStars Players Championship (PSPC) the vibe was like almost nothing else I had ever seen at a poker event. Smiles on everyone’s faces, a 1,000+-strong field having an amazing time. What’s not to love?

PokerStars has managed to craft and innovate with a brand new event that has become an instant hit with everyone throughout the poker community, “recs” and “regs” alike. Here’s hoping this new event becomes a staple of the annual poker calendar!