2008 World Series of Poker

2008 World Series of Poker

The Best of 2009: Most Popular Poker, Online Gambling Stories

You may see a few of these "Best of 2009 Poker and Online Gambling Stories" elsewhere, but Gambling911.com has the real heavy hitters, those stories that scored huge traffic wins.  Yes,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/28/2009

2008 WSOP Winner Taxing Issue

Poker's newest champ needs a good tax attorney.

Fast.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/01/2008

2008 WSOP Winner Signs With Poker Royalty

Las Vegas, NV - November 12, 2008 - Poker Royalty, the industry's premier poker representation agency, announced today that 2008 World Series of Poker Champion Submitted by Guest on, Nov/17/2008

Peter Eastgate Wins 2008 World Series of Poker

Denmark's Peter Eastgate has become the youngest player to ever win a World Series of Poker, breaking the record held by Phil Hellmuth, Jr. for the last 19 years.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/11/2008

2008 WSOP: Peter Eastgate vs. Ivan Demidov

It was down to Dane Peter Eastgate (chip leader) and the fearless Russian Ivan Demidov at the 2008 WSOP heading into Monday's final play.  These were the only two players remaining at this year'

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/10/2008

Poker Player Johnny Chan All-In Endorsing Sexual Stamina Drink

Just prior to Sunday night's World Series of Poker dinner break, poker pro Johnny Chan approached the mike to plug to promote his new energy drink, which among other things will help improve one's

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/09/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Final: Interview With Ylon Schwartz

Continuing my interviews with the World Series of Poker final players, I had a chance to sit down with Ylon Schwartz. 

You could say that I was his cup of morning coffee as my phone call woke him up.  We got the interview started immediately and Jenny learned a thing or two about this veteran of poker in which he's been playing for the past 15 years.  However, he played professional chess for 12 years before he realized he could make more money in the poker world.  He opened up to me and told me what he does in his spare time to who he voted for in this years election.   

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/09/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Final : Darus Suharto Interview

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, had an opportunity to sit down with Darus Suharto, who will be playing 6th in chips (12,520,000) during the 2008 WSOP final table on November the 10

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/09/2008

2008 WSOP Final Table Betting Odds

The 2008 WSOP final table is about to get underway after a three month delay and you can bet which of the professional poker players are going to win the main event.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/09/2008

Ivan Demidov Intimidating After Finishing 2nd at WSOPE? Think Not!

Russian Ivan Demidov managed something pretty amazing this year.  He finished 2nd at the World Series of Poker Europe final table (WSOPE) and now he's among the nine that will face off

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2008

2008 WSOP Final Table: Jenny Woo Interviews The Players

With the highly anticipated 2008 World Series of Poker about to get underway Tuesday, Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo had an opportunity to sit down with a few of the finalists.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2008

2008 World Series of Poker Final: Dennis Phillips Interview

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, had an opportunity to sit down with 2008 World Series of Poker chip leader who coming into this week's delayed final had $26,296,000 in chips.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/08/2008

2008 WSOP Loses Steam: November Nine Fail To Shine

Not even the possibility of an arrest or showdown between the USA vs. Russia has ignited enough passion as we head into the 2008 WSOP final.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2008

Ylon Schwartz Speaks Out About the WSOP Layoff

For the first time in the history of the Main Event, last summer's 2008 World Series of Poker did not culminate in the crowning of a new world champion.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/30/2008

Poker Pro Dennis Phillips eBay Poker Auction

With four days left on his Ebay auction to net an additional sponsor for the WSOP Main Event, Dennis Phillips has currently attracted 21 bids with the top offer standing at $13,100.00.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2008

Russian Players Have Impact on World Series of Poker Once Again

Russia's Ivan Demidov was listed with +425 odds at BetCRIS.com to win the 2008 World Series of Poker.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

Phil Hellmuth’s 12th WSOP Bracelet and his Long Lost Twin

There is only one 11-time WSOP bracelet winner, but world-record holder Phil Hellmuth will have poker fans seeing double next week in London when the UltimateBet pro will come to the WSOPE

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2008

Joe Hachem World Series of Poker Televised Tirade

During the televised coverage of the World Series of Poker Main Event Tuesday night Joe Hachem was, let's just say, not on his best behavior.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/11/2008

Scotty Nguyen, Poker and Booze a Lethal Combination

During the televised WSOP Horse 50K event dedicated to the memory of Chip Reese, poker pro Scotty Nguyen demonstrated an embarrassing lack of sportsmanship.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

David Rheem Officially Clear to Play at 2008 World Series of Poker Final

David Rheem, one of nine individuals slated to sit at this November's final table of the 2008 World Series of Poker, has been cleared by the Hollywood, Florida Police Department.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2008

Forget The Olympics: Russia Making Impact in the World of Poker

Russia may be listed among the countries likely to receive the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics (+1400 or 14/1 odds at SBG Global

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/06/2008

Bodog Poker Announces WSOP* Europe Qualifiers

London is calling all poker players to Bodog as the online poker powerhouse kicks off its qualifiers to the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe* Main Event.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2008

Hollywood, Florida Police Not Actively Pursuing WSOP Finalist David Rheem

Fears of a David Rheem arrest at or prior to November's WSOP Final may have been calmed somewhat on Wednesday.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/30/2008

David Rheem Would be Dream for Absolute Poker

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/27/2008

2008 World Series of Poker: Odds on Who Will Win

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/23/2008

Ylon Schwartz - Poker Player Profile

Submitted by Ace King on, Jul/19/2008

Tiffany Michelle vs. Poker News "Slanderous Accusations...."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2008

Breaking News

Richard Sherman: ‘Our Injury Report is Designed for Gamblers’

Richard Sherman: ‘Our Injury Report is Designed for Gamblers’

Richard Sherman again took shots at the NFL, saying the injury reports that teams are required to produce each week are simply to help gamblers.

Top PPH Service Features To Obtain More Players

Top PPH Service Features To Obtain More Players

Any serious bookie will always be on the lookout to try to see what new things they can capitalize on to increase their profits.

Black Friday US Attorney Fired by Trump Joins CNN as Analyst

Black Friday US Attorney Fired by Trump Joins CNN as Analyst

Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is joining CNN as a senior legal analyst, a CNN spokesman revealed this past week