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CPPT V - The Bicycle Casino

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Andrew Wisdom Wins CPPT Bicycle Casino Main Event

After five days of poker action the field of 550 players in the Card Player Poker Tour Bicycle Hotel & Casino main event was eventually whittled down to 23-year-old Andrew Wisdom, who earned the largest ...

WSOP: Then and Now

by Bernard Lee |  Published: Jun 27, 2012


I can’t believe that it has been seven years since I made my deep run in the 2005 World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event, finishing in 13th place out of 5,619 participants. Sometimes it feels like a lifetime ago and other times it seems like just yesterday. When I look back to 2005, things in poker have changed dramatically. Of course, the way we play the game has transformed. For example, back then, standard preflop raising used to be four to five times the big blind as opposed to today’s commonly seen two to three times. However, besides the poker playing disparities, there are other notable differences between poker at the WSOP then and now. Let me share some examples. POKER CLIMATE: 2005: Poker’s future looked extremely bright. Due to the Moneymaker factor, everyone wanted to learn how to play poker. Poker on ESPN (for the WSOP) and the ...

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