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Massive Increases in $ at WSOP

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

Massive Increases in $ at WSOP

This year’s World Series of Poker has some of the biggest increases between finishing positions and some of the biggest heartaches to go with it.� Take, for instance, the Main Event that is going on right now: Sirous Jamshidi, Jeffrey Lisandro, and David Einhorn finished in 16th, 17th, and 18th place respectively.� Each one of them received $659,730 for their efforts in the WSOP over the past couple of days.� However, had�one of them�hung in long enough to finish 15th place, he would have received $907,128, almost a quarter of a million dollars difference.

Jamie Gold is still in a commanding lead having just over 23,000,000 in chips as the WSOP Main Event nears the final table.� Of the final 15, only 3 players will not leave as millionaires.� This is not only a WSOP first, but it’s a first of any poker tournament ever held.

Poker has gained in massive popularity over the past few years and the growth is continued to go.� To get in on the action, start with a Partypoker bonus code to maximize your poker dollar.� Then, pick any of the best internet poker sites and get in on the online poker craze that has swept the world the past years.

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