Posts tagged as: World Series of Poker

Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

While the 2014 FIFA World Cup has just gotten underway in its host country of Brazil, a tournament of a different kind – but with equally high stakes in terms of world prestige – is in full swing at Rio Las Vegas. The 2014 World Series of Poker began at the end of May and [...]

10 fun facts and figures about the WSOP

10 fun facts and figures about the WSOP

The main event of the 2013 World Series of Poker is now in full swing at Rio Las Vegas. It will continue through July 15. The field of 6,352 players is being narrowed down to the nine contestants who will sit at the final table, scheduled at the resort for Nov. 4 – 5. Dubbed [...]

Are you ready for some poker?

Are you ready for some poker?

The World Series of Poker prepares to shuffle up and deal at the Rio By Renée LiButti Vegas.com When it comes to world-class poker, nothing compares to the World Series of Poker, which will get underway at the end of this month in Las Vegas. Now in its 43rd year, the prestigious poker tournament is [...]

No bluff: Here are six great poker rooms to wager at in Las Vegas

No bluff: Here are six great poker rooms to wager at in Las Vegas

Planning to play poker on your next Las Vegas visit? The main event of the 42nd annual World Series of Poker, the game’s most prestigious tournament, concludes tonight at the Rio. The champion will walk away with an estimated $8.7 million cash prize. In fact, eight of the nine players who competed at the final [...]

Flashback Friday: Know when to hold’em

Flashback Friday: Know when to hold’em

The 2009 World Series of Poker main event games are underway at the Rio poker room. While other events have been going on since May 26, the main event – No-Limit Texas Hold’em – started July 3 and will winnow down more than 6,000 entrants to a final table of nine by July 15. Those players [...]

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