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I played day one of the WSOPE where I could get home if I got knocked out. I made it through and have 93,000 in chips when the average is 45,000. I rested through starting day two and we don'
Gambling911.com continues to root for Doyle Brunson and his top 10 chip lead at the 2009 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE). Heading into Day 2B, Brunson was the 6th biggest chip lea
22 grueling hours. That's how long it took John Juanda to win the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe.
Until very recently Chris Elliott was delivering pizzas at night while playing online poker during the day.
Multiple bracelet winner John Juanda has just walked off with another having become the second person to win the World Series of Poker Europe.
Even after a grueling 22 hour final table, John Juanda could not wipe the smile off his face as he held his fourth WSOP bracelet aloft and posed for the throng of waiting photographers. Cool and implacable, Juanda never lost his focus, went on tilt, or lost his temper on his way to victory tonight.
It was down to the wire between John Juanda and Stanislav Alekhin at this year's World Series of Poker Europe.
Nine finalists now down to five remaining at the 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE).
Russia's Ivan Demidov was listed with +425 odds at BetCRIS.com to win the 2008 World Series of Poker.
With 363 entrants - the exact same number as last year - the second ever World Series of Poker Europe was about to conclude. By Thursday evening the 2008 WSOPE final 9 table was determined.
It's hard to imagine that one of the poker world's most recognizable faces, Daniel Negreanu, has yet to actually win a World Series of Poker main event.
The numbers are staggering: Poker pro John Juanda has $7,100,000 in total career total winnings to date.
The second annual World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) Main Event will not have a repeat winner.
The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) was down to 26 players from 363 entries with some familiar names among the big chip leaders.
The 2008 WSOPE main event was now down to 67 players from 363 entrants. Poker pro Daniel Negreanu was still hanging in there after leading for a while heading into Monday.
Poker pro Daniel Negreanu was enjoying early success at this year's World Series of Poker European main event. Negreanu was the second biggest chip leader heading into Day 2.
The Canadian - voted one of Gambling911.com Jenny Woo's Top 10 Sexiest Poker Players of 2008 - has total live tournament winnings exceeding $10,400,000, behind Jamie Gold, Joseph Hachem, and Phil Hellmuth and has the most tournament earnings of any individual who has not won the WSOP Main Event.
Jamie Rosen has career winnings of $131,428 in live tournaments.
Everyone is so excited about the 2008 WSOPE main event in London, England. It's the second year this event has taken place.
Danish poker player, Theo Jorgensen, walked away with his WSOP first bracelet and GBP 218,626 ($400,000 USD). Jorgensen's total career tournament winnings so far amount to just under $1.2 million.
Poker legend Doyle Brunson went up against the youngest World Series of Poker bracelet winner and proved he still has his A Game.
In one corner is one of the oldest living professional poker players and a true legend, Doyle Brunson.
The second bracelet of the WSOPE was awarded to Sherkhan Farnood Wednesday night, after beating out a bunch of big name pros the likes of Phil Ivey, Jeff Lisandro and chipleader Howard Lederer.
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
Denmark was the first country representative to win this year's World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) event with more to come.
The 2008 WSOPE Event #1 final includes a woman, Linda Lee. The final 9 were as follows (in order):
Chip Leader: Adam Junglen, 795,000
Second in Chips: John Dwyer, 511,000
With the end of Day 1B of the World Series of Poker Europe, 48 players were left standing (or sitting perhaps).
The top ten chip stacks looked like this as of Saturday night:
The 2008 World Series of Poker Europe (WSOPE) kicked off Friday with a star-studded showing of some of the world's leading poker players.
Daniel Negreanu ended Day 1A of WSOPE Event #1 (£1,500 No Limit Hold'em) as the chip leader, stacked at 74,900. He's followed by Jason Gray with 72,800.
It's happening in London - the World Series of Poker Europe (better known just as WSOPE).
London is the centre of the poker universe, writes Timothy Barber of Citi. The four events making up the WSOPE will be followed at the start of October by the London leg of the European Poker Tour, with Virgin's Poker Festival at the City's own Loose Cannon club wedged in between.
With the second annual 2008 World Series of Poker Europe just days away, one has to question why BetFair Poker continues to lag so far behind the c
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