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July 14, 2008

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July 14, 2008

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arrowAlan Krigman: How to make a mint on a small stake

How to make a mint on a small stake
Krigman writes that beating the house edge is an attainable goal, as long as you don't ignore the clock, the inherent volatility of the game you're playing and the size of your bets.  read more

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'Get out of jail card' can't prevent Hellmuth's elimination

After further review, the one-orbit penalty called on Phil Hellmuth late Saturday night was overturned by WSOP officials, causing quite a stir at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino when Day 6 play of the Main Event began on Sunday. Hellmuth was later eliminated as the field was narrowed down to 27 players.  read more
'Get out of jail card' can't prevent Hellmuth's elimination



Sliwinski makes a dream run in Main Event

Two months after graduating from college, aspiring poker pro Nicholas Sliwinski has secured a hefty cash for being one of the last 27 players standing at the Main Event.  read more

Ohio's Stein proves he's a horse for the Main Event course

After a successful career in the harness horse racing industry and years of prodding from a close friend, Craig Stein walked away from his first WSOP with a handsome payday.  read more

Marriage between TV and poker on display at the WSOP

As each "all-in call" was shouted out during Day 4 of the Main Event, the ESPN TV crews seized control of the floor, putting on display the sometimes-staged relationship between TV and poker.  read more

Hellmuth appeals to god for cards at the Main Event

Hellmuth went into "meltdown mode" at the World Series of Poker Friday, appealing to god for cards and tossing his sunglasses when he didn't get them.  read more

'Roothlus' finally conquers the World Series of Poker

One year after working at summer camp, online whiz Adam "Roothlus" Levy walked out of the World Series of Poker with six cashes that added $222,865 to his ever-expanding career earnings.  read more

ESPN's Lon McEachern is riding the poker wave

The coverage of the WSOP on ESPN has become must-see TV for fans of the game, creating a cult hero following for its lead announcer.  read more

Trip to Korea has Khan thinking, acting differently

At last year's Main Event, Hevad Khan would go into a wild celebration whenever he won a big pot. This year, a more peaceful Khan was at the table, but he proved he's still a great player.  read more

The bubble finally bursts at a tension-filled WSOP Day 3

The Main Event field was pared down to the magic 666 number late Thursday night, but not before almost 90 minutes of hand-for-hand combat that provided plenty of tense moments.  read more

Murrell relishes special role as Lubarsky's 'reader'

The serendipitous meeting between the Michigan native and the nearly blind Las Vegas pro has blossomed into a special working relationship that was on display for all to see at the WSOP Main Event.  read more

Casino City sits down with Wexler and D'Amato

Congressman Robert Wexler and PPA chairman and former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato said in an interview that they hope to reintroduce a bill to stop the UIGEA from being implemented before Congress goes on recess.  read more

Hellmuth-Jelassi skirmishes add spice to the WSOP

The self-proclaimed Poker Brat and a feisty Swede provided much of the entertainment as the Main Event's Day 2B field of almost 2,400 winnowed its way down to about 855 players.  read more

Tall-talking players try to walk the walk during the WSOP

Maurice Hawkins may not be a household name in the poker world, but the affable Florida native proved last week that he can match words with the best of them at the table.  read more



The Reel Life

In this week's action-packed edition, gets a special salute for its charitable work in Malawi while the summer heats up with a slots tournament and mobile madness.  read more

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