TITLE

World Series of Poker survivors take break

AUTHOR(S)
Stutz, Howard
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);7/21/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 29, pP14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the World Series of Poker's Texas Hold'em World Championship ended in the early morning of July 15, 2008 with nine finalists returning for the $9.12 million prize money in November 2008. The entry notes that the nine finalists are composed of five Americans, two Canadians, a Russian, and a Dane. It cites that the remaining players will be promoted extensively during the break period by Harrah's Entertainment.
ACCESSION #
33908460

 

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