Online Poker Rooms - 2013 WSOP Updates - Major Poker Tournaments

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It is only comparable with the experience of playing big tournaments at the online poker leader site. The World Series of Poker is a group of poker tournaments, consisting of various poker games and buy-in amounts. This year the 44th annual WSOP tournaments began on Wednesday, May 29th at the famous Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and will conclude with the World Championship Main Event beginning on Sunday, July 7th. The 2013 World Series of Poker officials says players can expect "around 60 gold bracelet events and a similar schedule as years past." Place all your WSOP prop bets right now and win your seat into the World Series of Poker Main Event by joining Bovada Poker and playing in a WSOP satellite tournament!

When it comes to poker tournaments whether it is live or online poker tournaments, there are several things you are going to want to learn. The first being all the poker tournament rules and how to play tournament poker. After you learn the basics of tournament poker, you will start playing in the many freeroll poker tournaments which several online poker rooms offer. When you begin winning a few of them, try your luck in a satellite poker tournament or a World series of Poker satellite and with a little skill and a whole lot of luck you might end up winning a WPT seat! Remember the most important part, have loads of fun.

Are you ready to play in the hundreds of online poker satellite tournaments offered by the best online poker rooms? I hope so, because nowadays there are plenty of big payout tournaments going on each and every month all around the world and continues to list all the major poker tournaments right here for you.

Major Poker Tournaments 2013

DateTournament NameCasino, LocationBuy-In
Sept 15th to Sept 20thWPT Borgata Poker OpenBorgata Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ
Oct 25th to Oct 30thWPT Grand Prix de ParisAviation Club de France
Paris, France
Nov 7th to Nov 11thWPT Emperors Palace Poker ClassicEmperors Palace Hotel Casino
Johannesburg, SA
Nov 15th to Nov 19thWPT Jacksonville bestbet Fall Poker Scramblebestbet Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL
Nov 19th to Nov 24thWPT CaribbeanCasino Royale
Maho Bat, St. Maarten
Nov 29th to Dec 5thWPT MontrealPlaygroud Poker Club
Quebec, CA
Dec 6th to Dec 11thWPT Doyle Brunson Five Diamond Poker ClassicBellagio
Las Vegas, NV
Dec 15th to Dec 21stWPT PragueCard Casino
Prague, CZ
Dec 16th to Dec 19thWPT South KoreaRamada Plaza
Jeju, South Korea

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Best wishes to the 2013 WSOP November Nine and good luck winning poker's most prestigious prize!

PlacePlayerChip Count
1stJC Tran38,000,000
2ndAmir Lehavot29,700,000
3rdMarc-Etienne McLaughlin26,525,000
4thJay Farber25,975,000
5thRyan Riess25,875,000
6thSylvain Loosli19,600,000
7thMichiel Brummelhuis11,275,000
8thMark Newhouse7,350,000
9thDavid Benefield6,375,000

Congrats to 25-year-old American professional poker player Greg Merson on winning the 2012 WSOP Main Event! He stunned the poker world by outplaying his opponents to win poker's most prestigious title. Besides winning the coveted WSOP Gold Bracelet, he took home $8,531,853.

The History of Poker

Poker dates back to the 1600's perhaps further. It has been an American past-time since the early 1800's played mostly in New Orleans and the Wild West. It was owned mostly by cheats, hustlers, outlaws and knife-makers. These professional gamblers viewed themselves as entrepreneurial businessmen who would take advantage of America's growing obsession with gambling. As time went on, the game of Poker evolved, adding wild cards and draws, thus enabling gamblers many more opportunities to bluff.

Online poker has now manifested into an almost cult-like activity, enjoyed by everyone around the world, from the stay-at-home house wife to the handyman to the retired Chiropractor (Joseph Hachem - 2005 World Series of Poker Champion). The once professional poker cheat is now a celebrity-status professional poker player who is admired today just as much as a professional athlete or movie star!

With the ease of depositing and withdrawing over the internet and playing in online poker rooms, we are in a new era that makes playing online poker easy and fun. Anybody and everybody can enjoy this favorite American game of poker and live the American Dream!

What are you waiting for...join the online poker community and you just might find yourself at the 2013 World Series of Poker final table playing for millions of dollars!

Do you want to be hip and kewl around your poker friends? Check all of the new and old poker hand nicknames and learn all the poker definitions out there in the poker world!

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