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27 left as WSOP heads toward final nine

A Maryland logger and a University of Kentucky student are atop the leader board as the World Series of Poker heads toward the finish line. The remaining 27 players competing in the $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em main event will play today at the...

ESPN's WSOP telecasts begin July 28

ESPN’s coverage of the 2009 World Series of Poker kicks off on July 28. The programs will air every Tuesday and run through Nov. 10, hosted once again by Lon McEachern and Norman Chad. To cover the World Series of Poker, ESPN carted into the Rio...

2005 WSOP champion Hachem eliminated

Australian Joe Hecham, the 2005 World Series of Poker Champion, was eliminated from the 2009 competition late Monday. Hachem was playing on the ESPN feature table with 2008 champion Peter Eastgate in the $10,000 buy-in no-limit hold’em world...

Lakers' Farmar making his mark at WSOP

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar isn’t ready to give up the basketball court for the poker tables. He classified his performance so far in the main event of the 2009 World Series of Poker as beginner’s luck. Farmar, 22, fresh off helping the...

Entries in WSOP main event down from year ago

The 2009 World Series of Poker’s main event drew 6,494 entries, 350 fewer players than a year ago. However, some 500 potential participants were turned away Monday because tournament officials said the last day of the four-day opening round had...