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Follow updates: World Series of Poker final table underway

LAS VEGAS — A three-day poker-playing marathon is underway as nine men sat down at the final table Sunday night to battle for the annual World Series of Poker title and chance at $7.6 million.Follow along as updates from the Rio All-Suites casino-hotel come in.5:20 p.m. PT: Poker player Joe McKeehen is wasting no time laying waste to his competitors.Patrick Chan is the first player...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker final table starts Sunday, $7.6M to winner

LAS VEGAS — The World Series of Poker main event returns Sunday offering a $7.6 million prize to the victor and it appears to be 24-year-old Joe McKeehen's to lose.The Pennsylvania poker pro and mathematics graduate will have more than twice as many chips as his nearest competitor when the cards get dealt for no-limit Texas Hold 'em at the Rio All-Suites Las Vegas casino-hotel...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series of Poker champ to be crowned, win $7.6 million

LAS VEGAS (AP) The World Series of Poker main event returns Sunday offering a $7.6 million prize to the victor and it appears to be 24-year-old Joe McKeehen's to lose. The Pennsylvania poker pro and mathematics graduate will have more than twice as many chips as his nearest competitor when the cards get dealt for no-limit Texas Hold `em at the Rio All-Suites Las Vegas casino-hotel...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Are DraftKings and FanDuel destined to repeat the fate of the online poker industry?

There is no Chris Moneymaker of online daily fantasy sports, but if the DFS industry—led by multibillion dollar brands DraftKings and FanDuel—isn’t careful, it’s going to end up meeting the same fate online poker is still trying to recover from. The similarities are too much to overlook. Poker was big, but after Moneymaker’s World Series of Poker Main Event title, the game...
Via Awful Announcing
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Celebrities, poker pros out of World Series of Poker running

LAS VEGAS (AP) Actor James Woods and actress Jennifer Tilly are out of contention for the World Series of Poker's championship no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event. Woods went all-in with a pair of aces but lost to a three-of-a-kind of queens just before midnight Wednesday. A pair of queens ultimately ended Tilly's aspirations earlier in the evening. Chris Moneymaker, who boosted...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeff Tedford's mystery offense only part of intrigue surrounding his addition

TAMPA, Fla. -- We'll start with the sunglasses. Yes, the sunglasses were a fine touch. The brainchild of new Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford has been treated like a mystery wrapped within an invisibility cloak. Everyone wants to know, few understand. Precious little about this Bucs offseason holds as much intrigue as the brews Tedford and his staff have cooked...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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