World Series of Poker

World Series of Poker

2006 WSOP Main Event Championship Winner - Jamie Gold
Heads up play begins with Gold holding a 78-12 chip lead over Wasicka. It only takes three hands. Wasicka called Golds big bet with TT on a Q85 flop. Gold was holding Q9, and it was all over. The heads up portion turned out to be an anticlimax, as Gold just steamrolled the final table. His hands held up when he was the favorite....
2005 WSOP Circuit Championship Event at Caesars Indiana

Four days into the tournament, and 127 eliminated players after the first hand was dealt, a champion was crowned. Vinnie Vinh joined Gregg Merkow and Men "the Master" Nguyen as this season's $10,000 buy-in WSOP Circuit winners. The next stop on the tour will begin in another week and a half, this time at Paris/Bally's in Las Vegas.

2005 WSOP Circuit Championship Event at Grand Casino Tunica

The final table of the Main Event of the WSOP Circuit at Grand Casino Tunica kicked off just after 2 PM today. Nine players survived three grueling days of poker to make it here, eliminating 170 others along the way to find themselves staring down a chance to win $561,195. There was a great deal of experience at the table.

2005 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship Winner - Joseph Hachem

This year's World Series of Poker Main Event was definitely one for the record books. The largest field and prize pool ever, the largest first prize ever, and the end of the downtown era of the WSOP will be remembered for a long time to come. With the poker boom still in full swing, you can count on next year's event being just as big.

2004 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship Winner - Greg Raymer
Greg Raymer came into this tournament as an extremely distant longshot; he took on the best players in the business, and had the cards to back him up. The result was a confident solid player who held the chip lead at the final table from start to finish and was rewarded with a $5 million dollar payday, the largest in Poker history!
2003 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship Winner - Chris Moneymaker

Its hard to imagine a record field, more than $20 million in prize money, and probably the most talented poker field ever assembled dont even make the headlines when discussing the 2003 World Series of Poker. Nope, none of it is headline material; actually its all headline material, but this year the show was flat out stolen by...

2002 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship Winner - Robert Varkonyi

With another record-setting field, and the biggest pot in Poker History- a massive $2 Million- on the table for the taking, the 2002 World Series of Poker wont be soon forgotten. Seated at a table with relative unknowns, Robert Varkonyi played his hands and got his draws to become the 2002 World Champion.

2001 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship Winner - Carlos Mortensen

Mortensen played an aggressive and fearless game to take title, but he also had lady luck on his side; his victory hand, which was followed by a fist pumping celebration, saw him catch a 9 on the river to make a 9-K straight, outdrawing Dewey Tomkos favoured Pocket Rockets.

History of World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker is the most prestigious, hotly contested Poker event in the World. From a humble, and somewhat questionable, origin, the WSOP has evolved into a multi-week tournament that attracts the top players from all over the world, and rewards its champion with a multi-million dollar payday.