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2010 November Niner Filippo Candio Retires from Poker over False Tax Evasion Story

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Fillipo Candio Announces Retirement from Poker Filippo Candio, who’s best known for finishing fourth in the 2010 WSOP Main Event, has announced his retirement from poker. Candio broke the news through his Facebook page by writing that he’ll quit poker once the PPT Campione D’Italia (March 27th-31st) event ends. The 30-year-old explained that he’s been planning his retirement from poker for a while now. However, a Canale 5 (Channel 5) news story that falsely implicated him in a tax evasion scandal has expedited the process. The story, which aired on March 5th, is based on a Sardinia newspaper article that …

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ESPN will air 2010 WSOP starting on July 27th

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If you’re tired of listening to Lon McEachern and Norman Chad ramble on about the 2009 WSOP, then don’t worry because ESPN will be airing new episodes starting on July 27th.  The 2010 installment of the world’s largest casino poker event will begin running at 8pm ET on the 27th with the $50,000 Player’s Championship.  If you followed the Player’s Championship this year through poker news, then you already know that Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi won this poker tournament and the $1.56 million prize.  But now you have a chance to see the tournament on TV! Besides the Player’s Championship, …

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WSOP Main Event Final Table Set

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After nearly two grueling weeks, the biggest poker tournament in the world has finally played down to a final table.  The 2010 November Nine was set when Brandon Stevens figured his poker odds were better than anyone else’s and went all-in with A-K.  Unfortunately for Stevens, Matthew Jarvis used some no-brainer poker strategy in calling Stevens’ all-in bet with pocket queens.  The board didn’t help Stevens at all, and he was eliminated in 10th place with a measly $635,011 prize.  With Stevens gone, the WSOP Main Event final table is now set with the following players: 1. Jonathan Duhamel: 65,975,000 …

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