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WSOP Champ To Earn $8.5 Million

Organizers say the 2012 World Series of Poker attracted almost 6,600 entries for the marquee Main Event tournament in Las Vegas. That means the winner of the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em World Championship will take home about $8.5 million.

07/10/2012

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Thousands Expected For WSOP Main Event

The legends of Amarillo Slim, Benny Binion and Gentleman Jack Keller will be in the air, and several recent champions will be in the seats when play begins in the marquee Main Event of the 2012 World Series of Poker.

07/06/2012

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Eight Players Compete For Poker’s Record Payout

Competition continues for the richest payout in poker history. A total of 48 players each paid one-million dollars for the “Big One For One Drop” tournament.

07/03/2012

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Record Breaking Charity Poker Tournament Underway

Some of the biggest names in poker are taking part in a high-stakes game for charity.

07/02/2012

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Poker Tournament Makes History

The largest-ever buy-in poker tournament kicks off this weekend in Las Vegas. The “Big One for One Drop” is taking place during the annual World Series of Poker event.

06/29/2012

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World Series Of Poker Awards First Bracelet

A California blackjack dealer has won the first bracelet in the World Series of Poker tournament.

05/29/2012

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World Series Of Poker Gets Underway

Poker’s richest event is underway in Las Vegas. Thousands of players from more than 100 countries have entered the annual World Series of Poker tournament.

05/28/2012

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World Series Of Poker To Be Biggest Ever

A never-before-seen $1 million buy-in tournament at this year’s World Series of Poker will generate the richest top prize in poker history at more than $12 million — and potentially more if there are additional players.

04/12/2012

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WSOP Final 3 Set

Three card professionals from Germany, the Czech Republic and Las Vegas will finish a marathon battle for $8.72 million after battling through a gauntlet at the final table of the World Series of Poker main event.

CBS Las Vegas–11/07/2011

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Final 9 Paid $782K At WSOP, More Possible In Nov.

Nine smiling but bleary-eyed finalists at the World Series of Poker have been paid more than $782,000 each for topping the main event, and sent off to prepare for the final table in November in Las Vegas.

07/20/2011

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