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Worst Bad Beat in WSOP history?

Tags: bad beats, Justin Phillips, Mabuchi, setups, WSOP Main Event
Posted on 11 May 2011 by "T".

Do you consider yourself being the world's unluckiest poker player? Well, there's a difference between bad beats and bad beats in poker. Check out the video below from the 2008 WSOP Main Event ($10,000 buy-in) in which the hobby player Mabuchi flops trips aces against the pro Justin Phillips. On turn Mabuchi hits the last ace in the deck and gets 4 of a kind. However, what looks like an amazing hand is just a setup and probably the worst bad beats in WSOP history...

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2010 WSOP Main Event: Day 5 is over. 21-year-old in the lead!

Tags: Breeze Zuckerman, Evan Lamprea, johnny chan, pokerstars, theo Jorgensen, wsop main event
Posted on 15 July 2010 by "T".

Day 5 of the 2010 WSOP Main Event finished about an hour ago. It was a super thrilling day with huge swings, at least for some of the players. Chip leader of the tournament is the PokerStars sponsored player Evan Lamprea, 21, with about 3,5 million in chips. Not far behind him are notables such as the danish poker pro Theo Jorgensen and also the poker legend Johnny Chan. Unfortunately only 1 woman made it through Day 5. Her name is Breeze Zuckerman (picture) and she will bring about an average stack to Day 6 of the tournament. Best of luck to her!

Ladies and gentleman, the 2010 WSOP Main Event start getting very exciting now! Tonight, 205 players will return to the tables to play Day 6 of the tournament. It's almost impossible to predict which players that will be in the top after this day comes to an end. We don't have any big chip leader(s) yet and most of the remaining players have decent stacks to work with.



WSOP: Maint Event winner risk to lose $6,2 million in tax

Tags: Peter Eastgate, WSOP 2008 Maint Event Winner, WSOP Main Event
Posted on 14 November 2008 by "T".

According to Danish law and some tax experts, Peter Easgate might have to pay 45% tax on $500,000 and 75% tax on the rest of the winnings after that he won over 9 million dollars for the 1st place in WSOP Maint Event a few days ago.

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WSOP: Final Table down to 2 players

Tags: Craig Marquis, Dennis Phillips, Ivan Demidov, Kelly Kim, Peter Eastgate, Scott Montgomery, WSOP 2008, WSOP 2008 final table, WSOP main event
Posted on 10 November 2008 by "T".

After 117 days of long waiting, the WSOP (Maint Event) final table was finally about to take place. Millions of people around the world were about to see 9 players (who already were guranteed $900,670 each) fight for the 1st place and the titile "WORLD CHAMPION".

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