Inside WSOP Europe’s New Location: Casino Barriere d’Enghien-les-Bains

October 8, 2013

This is a guest post by Davida. This month, poker players from around the world will flood Casino Barriere d’Enghien-les-Bains for the World Series of Poker Europe. The 100-year-old casino on the outskirts of Paris will provide the backdrop for the 2013 WSOP Europe’s first High Rollers no limit Hold’em tournament. Eight WSOP gold bracelets […]

2008 WSOP Trip Report

June 24, 2008

For the second year in a row I arrived in Las vegas expecting to play in a WSOP event but failed to do so.  Last year I didn’t play in my planned event because the place was such a zoo, but Harrah’s made a lot of improvements this year so that wasn’t at all the […]

WSOP 2008

May 31, 2008

The 2008 World Series of Poker kicked off yesterday with Event #1, $10,000 Pot Limit Hold’em. It’s a 3 day event and Eli Elezra has the chip lead after day one. Check out Tao of Poker to get a great perspective on the Series. I was in Vegas last year planning to play an event […]

Third Time Not A Charm

July 1, 2006

At 5:00 on Friday I wrapped up a tough, long week at work. Having already been looking at the calendar for the WSOP and our own summer vacation schedule I knew the only event I would be able to play in this year was Event #6, the $2000 NLHE event on Saturday. I guess the […]

2005 WSOP Trip Report

June 24, 2005

Well I’m back from a few days in Vegas and sorry to say I won’t be on ESPN yet again this year, although I did make one of the videos I had mentioned previously. I make my appearance in this video at about the 44 second mark. That’s me in the black shirt and […]

WSOP Bound

June 9, 2005

Hello John, You have been registered in to the following WSOP event: Tournament 7403113 June 22-Event #22– $1,500 NL Hold’em using W$1,500 from your account. You will be next receiving an email from with further instructions. Good luck at the tournament! Regards, Leonard PokerStars Support Team I won three $3+R tournaments with each paying […]

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day Three

May 4, 2004

Las Vegas Trip Report – Day One Las Vegas Trip Report – Day Two Saturday was my last full day in Vegas and I spent most of it at Bellagio playing craps and $2/4 no-limit ($200 max buy-in). I would have preferred playing a higher buy-in but the next highest up was a $10/20 with […]