Tag Archives: october nine
- Three left in hunt for WSOP glory; Big One For One Drop to return in 2014
October 30, 2012
On Monday, the World Series of Poker’s October Nine reconvened after a three-month hiatus to do battle for the $8.5m main event payday. Seven hours later, the field had been whittled down to three: Greg Merson is chip leader with a stack of 88.35m chips, followed by Jesse Sylvia with...
- October Nine, Part 1: The Big Stacks
October 21, 2012
For the fifth straight year, the WSOP Main Event final table is being played out months after the rest of the Series was completed. Instead of being played out in November, though, the final table has been moved up a week to avoid a conflict with the U.S. presidential election....
- Five on Friday: WSOP October Nine Disappointments
July 20, 2012
This year’s WSOP Main Event was an interesting one to follow thanks to a number of compelling storylines. But as the tournament was narrowed to its final table in advance of a 102-day hiatus, nearly every one of those storylines was extinguished. The end result is the blandest final table...
- WSOP October Nine set and dominated by US players
July 17, 2012
Ladies and gents of the poker universe the time for nine has finally arrived after the World Series of Poker Main Event reached the end of Day 7 and a well-earned rest until October. Gaelle Baumann, the final female left in the competition, earned the dubious honour of 10th place...
Does poker need the moral police?
July 20, 2017