WSOP Winner Makes History

The World Series of Poker (WSOP), Europe edition, is going to air on ESPN at the end of January.  Fans of the tournament will get to watch it from beginning to end, 10 hours at a time.  There are also several smaller tournaments held before the main event that are to be aired first.
The first and second episodes will be of the Caesar’s Cup tournament.  In it, players were divided into Team America and Team Europe.  Team Europe took home the trophy after dominating the tournament with four matches to one.  
Some big names in poker competed in the main tournament that required a 10,000 pound buy-in and began with more than 300 players.  The tournament is well known because of the sizable jackpot, successful poker players and importance of the integrity of the game.  The final table with nine players took more than 16 hours before a winner was named.
There are several airing dates from the end of January through February so those interested in the program can look at the schedule on ESPN’s website for exact dates and times.  Fans of the tournament can look forward to seeing professional poker players including, Phil Ivey, Barry Greenstein, Daniel Negreanu, Gus Hansen and many others.  The WSOP tournaments are among the largest professional poker tournaments in the world.

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