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World Series of Poker

WSOP Schedule - 2010 WSOP SatellitesThe World Series of Poker, which is held each year in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest poker tournament. This set of tournaments takes place for a little longer than a month, with much of the activities broadcast on televisions around the world.

The World Series of Poker features over fifty different events that encompass all of the major variations of poker games. The winner of each event receives a bracelet as well a monetary award. The Main event, however, is a $10,000 no-limit hold’em tournament. As the World Series of Poker has increased in popularity, thousands of people have become involved with the main event and the winner takes home a prize that is worth millions of dollars.

2011 WSOP

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WSOP Main Event Winners

Here are the winners of the past 14 years in the WSOP Main Event.
2010 - Jonathan Duhamel $8,944,310 (7,319 players)
2009 - Joe Cada $8,546,435 (6,494 players)
2008 - Peter Eastgate $9,152,416 (6,844 players)
2007 - Jerry Yang $8,250,000 (6,358 players) - First time in 20 years the WSOP Main Event didn't increase in entrants due to 2006 UIGEA
2006 - Jamie Gold $12,000,000 (8,773 players) - Largest Main Event
2005 - Joe Hachem $7,500,000 (5,619 players)
2004 - Greg Raymer $5,000,000 (2,576 players)
2003 - Chris Moneymaker $2,500.000 (839 players) - Beginning of the Online Poker Boom
2002 - Robert Varkonyi $2,000,000 (631 players)
2001 - Juan Carlos Mortensen $1,500,000 (613 players)
2000 - Chris Ferguson $1,500,000 (512 players)
1999 - Noel Furlong $1,000,000 (393 players)
1998 - Scotty Nguyen $1,000,000 (350 players)
1997 - Stu Ungar $1,000,000 (312 players)

List of all the past World Series of Poker Winners

Past Years WSOP Satellites, Qualifiers and General Information:

2008 WSOP

2009 WSOP

2010 WSOP

2011 WSOP