2009 World Series of Poker

2009 World Series of Poker

WSOP 2010 Update: Michael Mizrachi Wins Championship

Owing over $300,000 in back taxes to the IRS and watching two of his homes goes into foreclosure, 29-year-old poker pro Michael Mizrachi has won the $1.6 million Poker Player's Championship at the

Submitted by Ace King on, Jun/02/2010

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

Joe Cada Sits Down With Jenny Woo

Hey ya'll!  As many of you watched earlier this month, the WSOP came to an end with the youngest player ever to win.  Joe Cada had a very good birthday this past month turning 22 after winning 8.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/02/2009

Mike Sexton Next World Series of Poker Commissioner?

After Jeffrey Pollack stepped down as Commissioner of the World Series of Poker, parent company Harrah's released a statement saying they had "no intention at this time to replace the Commissi

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/23/2009

Jenny Woo Does Joe Cada

He's been on David Letterman and ESPN.  Now 2009 World Series of Poker winner Joe Cada is heading to the big time.  He'll be interviewed by Gambling911.com's very own Jenny Woo next week.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/19/2009

Tiffany Michelle: “Heck Yes I’ll Miss the WSOP for Amazing Race”

With Jenny's two favorite contestants on the Amazing Race eliminated, the show just doesn't seem to have the same excitement.  If some of you haven't heard, Tiffany Michelle and Maria Ho were elim

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/12/2009

Joe Cada WSOP Win: Corrupting Kids?

2009 World Series of Poker winner, Joe Cada, is a Michigan resident and the Detroit papers have been all over his story.  Cada takes home several million dollars.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/11/2009

Joe Cada Speaks Out on Internet Poker Prohibition

In an interview with TIME Magazine online, the newly crowned "Champion of Poker", Joe Cada, has spoken out against Internet poker prohibition.  Cada won the 2009 World Series of Poker ea

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/11/2009

Joe Cada Embraces, Phil Ivey Leaves Red Faces

He's young, handsome and cheerful....and he's the new "champion of poker".  Meet Joe Cada.  At the ripe old age of 21, this Michigan native is the youngest World Series of Poker main ev

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/10/2009

Joe Cada Wins 2009 World Series of Poker

Joe Cada at age 21 has become the youngest person to win a World Series of Poker main event.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2009

WSOP Finalist Darvin Moon No Saint

He may wear a New Orleans Saints cap when playing at this year's World Series of Poker (WSOP) but court records indicate that finalist Darvin Moon is no saint.  Like last year's WSOP finalist, Dav

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/09/2009

Darvin Moon No To Online Poker Deals: Durrr Yes to Full Tilt

Darvin Moon told USA Today he won't be taking any online poker sponsorship deals, unlike his opponent, Joe Cada, who has an endorsement deal with PokerStars a

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/09/2009

Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP Odds

Yes you can still bet on the 2009 World Series of Poker final table even with only two players left.  Darvin Moon vs. Joe Cada WSOP odds had Moon as the +200 underdog with a potential payout of $20 on every $10 bet at Sportsbook.com.

Joseph Cada was a pretty big -280 favorite, requiring a $28 bet to win $10 (the $28 is returned should Cada win). 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Online Sports Books Spared by Phil Ivey WSOP Exit

There were quite a few big bets placed on Phil Ivey to win the 2009 World Series of Poker before the event even began.  Fortunately for the online sportsbooks, Ivey was eliminated in 7thSubmitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2009

Joe Cada, Darvin Moon Last Two in 2009 World Series of Poker

Joe Cada and Darvin Moon are the last men standing at this year's 2009 World Series of Poker final table.  The two will go one-on-one when play resumes Monday night.  Cada and Moon survived 18 ho

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/08/2009

Phil Ivey Bites The Dust: Snubs Media

It will be Darvin Moon and Joe Cada going up against one another to determine the winner of the 2009 World Series of Poker.  It only took 18 hours!

The online sportsbook community breathed a collective sigh of relief after Phil Ivey found himself eliminated at 7th place.  Many bets with huge payout odds were made prior to the start of the 2009 WSOP whereby Ivey, one of the most recognized pros, would win it all.

The 32-year old was eliminated after Darvin Moon caught a queen to make a pair for the last of the professional's chips.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2009

Phil Ivey Remains at WSOP Final Table

Two out and seven more to go as we head into Saturday evening at the WSOP final table.

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/07/2009

2009 World Series of Poker Final Table Update

The first of our 2009 World Series of Poker final table update has little going on as of mid afternoon Saturday (Las Vegas Time).

The chip leaders appear below:

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/07/2009

World Series of Poker: Brunson Godfather of Poker Signing

Doyle Brunson is laying all his cards on the table.

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/06/2009

Phil Ivey 2009 World Series of Poker Win Will Kill Books

It's not just North American facing online sportsbooks that will suffer with a Phil Ivey win at the 2009 World Series of Poker final table, bookmakers in Europe will also be biting their nails thro

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/06/2009

2009 World Series of Poker: Doyle Brunson to Announce

When the Main Event of the World Series of Poker resumes this Saturday, the world will have their eyes on one poker legend - and he isn't even playing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2009

Doyle Brunson Won’t be Rooting For Phil Ivey to Win WSOP

Well, I thought I would be pulling for Phil Ivey and Jeff Shulman at the WSOP final table. But when Daniel wanted to bet Ivey over Moon, I had to take Moon who has 5 times the chips of Ivey.

Submitted by Doyle Brunson on, Nov/01/2009

Phil Ivey Poison to Internet Sportsbooks

Internet sportsbooks that offered betting odds on the 2009 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event are quaking in their boots.


And they've got good reason. 



Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Oct/28/2009

World Series of Poker Player Begs to be Taken Seriously

Bernard Lee, Boston Herald

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/11/2009

Phil Hellmuth vs. Harrah’s and the World Series of Poker

World Series of Poker record bracelet holder Phil Hellmuth is not exactly happy with the tournament these days or the folks who run it, Harrah's.

Hellmuth spoke to French media about how Harrah's new online poker website could damage the WSOP.  The site will not be available to US customers at the onset.  Harrah's announced a partnership agreement with the strong European brand, 888.com earlier last month. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/02/2009

Jeff Shulman Chooses Phil Hellmuth as 2009 WSOP Coach

The lightning rod of the 2009 World Series of Poker final table and someone who will most certainly make things a little interesting, Jeff Shulman, has selected Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/22/2009

8 of 9 Inked in 2009 World Series of Poker

When the World Series of Poker (WSOP) decided last year to initiate a four-month break between the time the WSOP Main Event final table is set and the time it is played off, part of the reason was

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Sep/22/2009

WSOP Ratings Up Slightly: Phil Ivey Still An Issue

Through 10 episodes, the 2009 WSOP has earned an average rating of .75, which translates to 741,311 household impressions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/06/2009

World Series of Poker Needs Phil-in: Phil Ivey Hides

The death of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy last week recalled memories of the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/31/2009

Breaking News

Is This the Pig That Robbed the Bellagio?

A 20-year-old man who is believed to have worn a pig mask during a smash-and-grab burglary at the Bellagio casino resort appeared in court Wednesday.

One Less Day in February Results in Nevada Casino Revenue, Visitor Drop

One Less Day in February Results in Nevada Casino Revenue, Visitor Drop

With no February 2016 having one more day than this year, last month’s Nevada casino revenues fell.

Pig-Mask Bellagio Robbery Suspect Captured

Pig-Mask Bellagio Robbery Suspect Captured

A second suspect wore a cat mask and third one wore a panda mask.