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James Bord wins 2010 WSOPE Main Event

Many of poker’s biggest names were among the 346 players who took part in the 2010 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event.  Phil Ivey, Roland De Wolfe, Barry Greenstein, and Freddy Deeb were just a few of the many stars in attendance at this poker tournament.  Interestingly enough, only Roland De Wolfe was still around on the final poker table when the tournament hung in the balance. Wolfe busted out in fourth place though leaving the door wide open for relative unknown James Bord to win his first major poker tournament.  Bord certainly didn’t look to be the favorite …

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Monte Carlo IPPA offers Highest Ever Buy-in at $250,000

Most players consider casino poker events with $10,000 buy-ins to be in the high stakes range.  But the International Poker Players Association Championship event in Monte Carlo will blow these opinions away since it will be a $250,000 buy-in poker tournament.  The No-Limit Hold’em Shootout event, which happens in Monte Carlo on December 2nd, is going to offer a $12 million prize pool where the winner will earn $5 million. The IPPA Championship buy-in of $250,000 is the highest ever out of any land-based or online poker tournament.  Now you might think this buy-in would scare off many poker players, …

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