22nd Hoy hair, Gone Tomorrow Robert Varkonyi improbable victory in 2002 was memorable not only by the nature of his legacy, win $ 2 million, but also include Phil Hellmuth, who finally will see you soon. As commentator on the conclusion of the event said Phil Hellmuth, that arise when Varkonyi victorious, had left New York to shave his head. All thoughts of the money goes and leaves a mower slaphead Varkonyi the Poker Brat.
21st Tears of a clown you love it or hate it, there is no doubt that Mike Matusow one of the most consistent players in the main event of the last 10 years. 2004 there was a strong rivalry between «The Mouth» and the eventual winner Greg Raymer, but it was the quality assurance Ed Foster, the AK Matusow outdrew send blubbing for rail traffic. Bad beats are a part of the game, but almost wish Mike could get lucky once.
Internet geeks 20th Attack! The 2006 World Series was the year of the arrival of children on the Internet in the live scene with Scott Clements, Brandon Cantu, William Chen and Eric Froehlich announced to take nickname, the «formidable players online and convert» winner bracelet with ‘.
19th Barbara Enright – Doin ‘It For The Ladies While Dan Harrington was busy winning the Main Event in 1995, many of his hat dothed Barbara Enright, who is the first woman to reach the final table was the big one. Help a known fact (women never get their money without his best) was Enright bracelet finished the race when his pocket eight were beaten 6-3, the Hall of Fame eliminated fifth. Men are like fish.
Galfond 18th NetAssistant another child prodigy, as a detected face turned away from the computer screen is Phil Galfond. Rose requires first bracelet of the Series 08 with a massive $ 5, 000 Pot-Limit Omaha w / Rebuys final table railbirds had. The real «who’s who» include Phil Hellmuth, Daniel Negreanu, John Juanda, Kirill Gerasimov, Johnny Chan, David Benyamine and online players catch «Brian and Adam Hourani tsarrast ‘Houdini’.
17th «Young Gun» Some original poker face shells uneven child in Las Vegas, with glasses sitting, and ends with the biggest prize of all professionals. No, not talking about Phil Hellmuth, but Bobby Baldwin, Crandell Addington beat Hand in hand some cool group compared with all scenarios. Children sangriento internet …
16th A chip and a chair in the most notorious Jack Straus earned versa poker Main Event in late 1982, leaving a single chip without intent to return $ 500 to move in. When he got up from the table, he noticed that the chip under a towel. Tournament directors allowed him to play in the back, and given the often heard «and began an expression chip chair. Straus raised $ 520, 000 for the victory.
15th 2008 – The Year of the Pro Medic (Part II) Nemad, David Singer, Erick Lindgren, Mike Matusow, Vanessa Selbst, Daniel Negreanu, Max Pescatori, Kenny Tran, Barry Greenstein, Phil Galfond, John Phan, Rob Hollink, Dario Minieri, Layne Flack, David Benyamine, Scotty Nguyen, JC Tran, and Marty Smyth – all bracelet winners. I’ve said enough.
14th World Series of Poker would, of course, none of this would have been possible otherwise. Because the pioneering vision of Benny Binion How to sit six best players in the world playing at the Horseshoe was the birth of the giant set delirious after Las Vegas each summer. A little trivia for you: the first series was not decided by freezeout, but the deal with Johnny Moss won unanimously.
13 Farewell to Binions As the series developed, it became increasingly clear that the fruit Benny Binion finally overcome his house. After 35 years, the event has on Canadian soil, in July 2005 was the last time the show will move to the big Binions Rio only the bottom of the band.
12 But in the year 2006 was a year of incredible series; records jackpots a champion of the main event who came up with $ 12 million (in fact, half of it) and delivered to 156m throughout the series. It seems natural that the field was called «gold», right?
11 If twice Doyle «Texas Dolly» perhaps best known in the world of poker, but nothing could be done about all this, unless Doyle was the real deal. Brunson has become one of the best of all time in 1976 and 1977, when he became the first player to successfully defend his crown was World Series event of the principal. As most of us know, the winning hand is in both hands at the final was 10-2 off suit and gives a hand to Doyle himself anonymous.
10th «That’s all over, baby» is not a card game of poker with people, it’s a game, people with cards. This is what Tom McEvoy said, and although he did not play a hand from the year 1994 to the author estimated and WSOP champion has a point. A person who has been to understand the psychology of the moment perfectly achieved Beer Swilling Scotty Nguyen, prompting a call to Kevin McBride, who has been immortalized in a moment in the history of poker. As an amateur, debating whether to talk about what appeared to be a possible bluff up Scotty, beer in hand and said: «You will be called pretty baby.» McBride fell into the trap, chop demand that never existed. Scotty showed him the Jd-9c for better full house and therefore the title in 1998.
Ninth November Nine was when Harrahs would be a break of three months prior to the Main Event final table is met with respect to the price of $ 9 million the first work, had furrowed eyebrows in many quarters. It would be like going to be the end of the Super Bowl halftime for a week, some argued. As with any skepticism rose accused format. When the final table returned to Rio, the atmosphere was electric.