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Of all the poker tournaments he has won, of all the prize money he has collected, and of all the (now five) gold bracelets he has earned in what has become an illustrious playing career, the most recent victory by international poker superstar and tournament veteran John Juanda most certainly ranks right up there among the most memorable. Read more

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Tyler Bonkowski is the dude.

The Canadian poker pro was declared winner of the most recent World Series of Poker tournament, held at the Rio in Las Vegas. The 14th tournament on this years schedule, which includes 58 events, was the $3,000 buy-in Limit Holdem Championship.

The tournament started midweek with 337 entries. Three days after it began, Bonkowski was the only player standing, make that sitting at the final table at well past midnight. Piled high in front if his beaming smile where thousands of multi colored poker chips and one very coveted prize the WSOP gold bracelet. Bonkowski collected first place prize money totaling $220,817. Read more

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Las Vegas, NV (June 9, 2011) Every so often the World Series of Poker spawns a very special story which transcends card playing and places towering bundles of prize money and shiny new gold bracelets into their proper context.

David Diaz has provided such a story.

Beneath the glow of the Las Vegas Strip, Diaz just won the most recent WSOP event, which was the $1,500 Buy-In Triple-Chance No-Limit Hold’em Championship. He collected $352,808 in cash for his victory Read More

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Las Vegas, NV (June 8, 2011) The largest Six-Handed No-Limit Holdem tournament in history concluded today with the play and conclusion of the $1,500 Buy-In No-Limit (6-Handed) Championship, held at the 2011 World Series of Poker.

The new poker champion is Geffrey Klein, from Houston, TX. He is a 44-year-old gynecologist. Klein pulled off a stunning comeback during heads-up play and won what must be considered as one of the most unlikely victories of the 2011 WSOP, so far.

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After eighteen hours of grueling poker over two days, Guillaume Rivet has amassed a 809,000-chip stack and leads the pack heading into Day 3 of Event #11: $10,000 Omaha Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship.

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What are the odds that two poker players from a tiny town located in the north of England would fly halfway around the globe to the 2011 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and each win gold bracelets within just a weeks time? If you are keeping track at the moment, the odds are 100 percent. Matt Perrins and Jake Cody.

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Day 3 of the $10,000 Pot-Limit Holdem Championship began with 27 hopefuls looking to capture a coveted World Series of Poker bracelet and the $573,456 first-place prize. The eliminations came at a rapid pace, the field reducing itself from 27 to the final table in just five hours. Amir Lehavot

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Just five months after winning the $100,000 Super High Roller down at the PCA in the Bahamas, Eugene Katchalov
has shipped his first World Series of Poker bracelet in Event #5: $1,500 Seven Card Stud.

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The largest live Omaha High-Low Split tournament in history concluded today with the play and conclusion of the $1,500 buy-in Omaha High-Low Split Championship, held at the 2011 World Series of Poker. The new poker champion is Cheech Barbaro, from Chicago, IL. The former bartender earned $262,283 in prize money. Read more

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Well, this just in: Jake Cody is a sicko. Less than 15 months removed from his first major tournament victory, Jake Cody has completed his climb to the top of poker's highest mountain. At the tender age of 22, Cody has joined just two other men in achieving poker's Triple Crown. His EPT victory came in Deuville, France in January of last year, and he followed that up with another major title

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The Rios first World Series of Poker tournament of the year has come to a thrilling conclusion with the crowning of a new poker champion.

Sean R. Drake, from Folsom, CA won the Casino Employees Championship (Event #1). He won $82,292 in prize money. Drake was also presented with his first-ever WSOP gold bracelet, which is the ultimate prize in poker. Read more

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The WSOP is the largest gathering of poker players in the world. Each year, players from more than 100 countries gather in the desert of Las Vegas at the Rio Casino. Click here for full schedule. Lives will be changed and more bracelets won.
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