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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Feb 05, 2010


2010 World Series of Poker Schedule Released New Events Include $50,000 Eight-Game Tourney and $25,000 Six-Max Event By Stephen A. Murphy The 2010 World Series of Poker will feature a new $50,000 eight-game mixed championship, which will replace the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event as “the players championship.” The event will feature only no-limit hold’em at the final table, and it will be televised by ESPN. “We really took the lead from the Players Advisory Council, which we often do,” said WSOP Communications Director Seth Palansky about the new event. “We had the goal of getting it televised.” The $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. event was viewed as somewhat of a disappointment in 2009, as the turnout for the tournament dropped after ESPN announced that it wouldn’t televise the championship, stating that poor ratings were received in the past whenever the network showed poker games other than hold’em. The 2010 schedule also features a new ...

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