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7 Stories to Watch at the 2016 WSOP

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The 2016 World Series of Poker has just kicked off, and we’re sure to see some incredible stories play out over the course of the event. But what storylines should you keep on eye on now? Find out as we cover 7 big stories that will happen during the 2016 WSOP. 1. How Many Players will Colossus II Draw? Last year’s inaugural Colossus lived up to the hype that it received prior to the WSOP. A record 22,374 players paid the $565 buy-in to compete in what is easily the largest poker tournament ever. The only problem is that participants …

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Thor Hansen Talks Partying with Larry Flynt and Learning Poker from Young Players

Well over two years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer that had spread to his lungs, Thor Hansen seems to be doing better than ever. He’s still playing in live tournaments and recently took part in the Unibet Open Cannes 2014 tourney. While there, Unibet interviewed the “Godfather of Poker,” which led to some very interesting comments from the legend. Everything from planning Larry Flynt’s £2 million bachelor party to Hansen’s secret of poker longevity was discussed, and you can see the highlights below. Even at 67, Hansen is a student of the game As is often stated, poker has …

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Harrington and Seidel voted into Poker Hall of Fame

Dan “Action Dan” Harrington and Erik Seidel were voted into the Poker Hall of Fame this week ending speculation about who would earn the two spots this year.  Both Seidel and Harrington have a wealth of experience in the casino poker world.  Harrington has won 2 WSOP gold bracelets, a WPT title and has over $6.6 million in poker tournament winnings.  Going beyond his playing accomplishments, Harrington has also written several poker books including the Harrington on Hold’em and Harrington on Cash Games series.  Both of these poker strategy book series have churned out multiple best sellers and have made …

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