Subscribe to World Series of Poker RSS feed

World Series of Poker


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...

2009 WSOP draws a record 60,875 entries

The 2009 World Series of Poker set a record for participation despite dire predictions that attendance would be down due to the sagging economy. Tournament officials said a record 60,875 players participated in 57 events over the six-week...

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...