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James Bord Wins World Series of Poker Europe Main Event

Intense Battle Between Opposites Brings Toughest Tournament of the Year to a Conclusion

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Nov 26, 2010


The World Series of Poker Europe no-limit hold’em main event has become everything that the main event in Las Vegas was once upon a time. Back then, the greatest poker players in the world bought into a world championship event that only the most talented players in the world would dare to enter. Looking around the Empire Casino, located on Leicester Square in central London, during the 2010 WSOP Europe main event, one was reminded of what the biggest poker tournament of the year in Las Vegas once looked like. The tables tucked into every nook and cranny of the casino were filled with the top professionals in the game. The pedigree of past champions spoke to the prestige of winning this title. Former champions Annette Obrestad, John Juanda, and Barry Shulman are all well-respected professionals who have helped build the reputation of this event during its infancy, and each ...

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