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by Stephen A. Murphy |  Published: Oct 16, 2009

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World Series to Add Several $1,000 Events in 2010 New Schedule Expected to be Released This Fall World Series of Poker Communications Director Seth Palansky recently told Card Player that players can expect a few changes in next year’s WSOP, starting with the addition of a number of $1,000 bracelet events. Here are the five major changes that players can expect to see: 1. More $1,000 Events: In 2009, the “Stimulus Special” debuted. This $1,000 no-limit hold’em event was a rousing success, easily selling out its two starting days for a field of more than 6,000 players. WSOP tournament organizers took notice, and are planning to add several — in the neighborhood of six, according to Palansky — to the 2010 schedule. 2. $40,000 Event Not Likely, and No “Champions Invitational” Event: While most people deemed the $40,000 no-limit hold’em event that commemorated the 40th-annual WSOP a success, it was ...


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