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World Series of Poker History
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09 August 2008

World Series of Poker History

There isn't a poker player alive who isn't glued to his or her seat when the World Series of Poker (WSOP) is on. In fact, there seems to be very few alive who don't go to Las Vegas to enter in the main event. Almost 9,000 poker players entered the main event, making this more of a donkey-fest than an actual testament to one's skill-set.

But nevertheless, professional players such as Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan, and many more pros will test their grit and determination against a field of over 8,000 players who seemingly stay in hands just to catch a river card. Not taking anything away from an amateur player, but percentages can be extremely cruel. The last time a “pro” won the WSOP was in 2001 when Carlos Mortensen took down the prize.

The game of poker wasn't played above the table with yelling and flailing limbs in the beginning of WSOP history. In fact, one of the great players at time, such as Johnny Moss, would have quickly put a stop to any insurrection or untimely outbursts. Poker has been played for centuries now, and has ended in injury or death for many cheaters, big-talkers, and owners of outlandish personalities. Texas Hold ‘Em hasn't been around quite as long. But once upon a time, it was a highly respected game.

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UltimateBet and Phil Hellmuth Put Online Poker Odds in Your Favor
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11 May 2007

UltimateBet and Phil Hellmuth Put Online Poker Odds in Your Favor

Poker enthusiasts looking to take their Texas Hold'em game to the next level can now look to iAmplifyVegas.com, Phil Hellmuth and leading online poker site UltimateBet.net for guidance.

On May 4th, UltimateBet.net pro Phil Hellmuth teamed up with iAmplifyVegas.com for the very first poker master teleclass. Poker fans that purchased Phil's Ultimate White to Black Belt course at iAmplifyVegas.com were invited to join Phil Hellmuth on the phone for a 90-minute phone course.

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