WSOP 2012 - World Series of Poker

World Series of Poker

The 2012 edition of the WSOP is being held at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas between May 27th and July 16th. The series includes a total of 61 events, of which 57 are open events, meaning that anyone with a buy-in can enter.

HighstakesDB will be following the 2012 WSOP closely and will be posting daily results, summaries and any and all news relating to this number 1 event in poker. We will also keep an extra close eye on the high stakes players that have left the online felt in the hunt for some gold bracelets.

Recent news

Greg Merson Wins WSOP 2012 Main Event - Full Review
At long last the 2012 WSOP Main Event has been decied as yesterday the "October 9" as they are this year took their seats for the biggest prize in Poker. The line up and chip counts as play ...
October 31, 2012
Just 3 left at the WSOP main event
We're down to the last 3 players in the WSOP main event
October 30, 2012
Phil Hellmuth Leads WSOP Europe Final Table
After four days of poker, the 2012 WSOP Europe Main Event has now reached the final table of eight players.
October 04, 2012
WSOPE mixed max event finally finds a winner
Further updates from the WSOPE in Cannes
October 02, 2012
Third bracelet of WSOP Europe goes to France
Results from event 3 at the World Series Of Poker Europe
September 27, 2012
Antonio Esfandiari Wins WSOPE Event #2 - Takes the Lead in WSOP Player of the Year Race
Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari continues his amazing run as he won the second-largest t...
September 26, 2012
WSOP Main Event Final Table Decided - Meet the
After three day 1's, three day 2's and days 3-7 we have finally reached the final table (or the "Octo-9" as they are now being dubbed) of the 2012 WSOP Main Event. Out of 6,598 entrants thes...
July 17, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 6 - 27 Remain, Marc Ladouceur Closes in on 16 million Chips
We are now approaching the business end of the 2012 WSOP Main Event as the 27 players remaining from Day 6's play will return later today and play down to the final table - this years "Octob...
July 16, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 5 - Kyle Keranen Leads Final 97, Plenty of Big Names Still in Contention
With 98.5% of the 2012 WSOP Main Event starting field eliminated we are left with just 97 ...
July 15, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 4 - The Bubble Bursts and The Field Thins, Paul Volpe Leads, Buchman and Bowker Close Behind
The bubble finally burst at the 2012 Main Event yesterday at the WSOP and by the end of th...
July 14, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 3 Recap - D'Alesandro Leads with Wolpert and Selbst in Hot Pursuit
With Day 4 of the WSOP Main Event recently underway, let's take a quick look back at Day 3...
July 13, 2012
WSOP Asia Pacific to feature a $500k buy-in tournament with one re-entry?
Now when the historic one million dollar buy-in Big One For One Drop tournament has been finished, rumors about another big high roller event are starting to swirl.
July 13, 2012
WSOP Day 2c - Winner of Last Weeks Wynn Summer Classic, Michael Hack Leads the Way
It's been quite a week for Michael Hack - last week he took down the biggest win of his li...
July 12, 2012
WSOP Main Event Days 2a & b - Gaelle Baumann Leads While Day 1's Big Chip Leader is Dumped
Yesterday we saw the simultaneous running of both Day 2a and 2b from the WSOP Main Event, ...
July 12, 2012
Phil Ivey gives his first sit down interview in three years
World Series of Poker (WSOP) Media Director Nolan Dalla was able to have a first sit down interview with Phil Ivey in three years. The interview was conducted while the Big One for One Drop ...
July 11, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 1c - Jason Laso Tops Chip Counts
The third and final Day 1 of the 2012 Main Event has drawn to a close with a huge 3,418 players taking their seats - the single biggest number of entrants in a single day in Main Event histo...
July 10, 2012
WSOP Main Event Day 1b - Hoang On Top with Selbst Hot on his Heels
Day 1b of the 2012 WSOP Main Event has reached its conclusion and after a hard days play the days chip leader is American John Hoang with 180k chips. Although not exactly a household name Ho...
July 09, 2012
WSOP Main Event 2012 Is Underway - Day 1a Closes With William John On Top
Well, it's finally here. After 6 weeks of bracelet chasing and 60 champions named the one they all crave is on its way to being decided as Day 1a of the 2012 $10,000 Main Event has come to a...
July 08, 2012
Two more bracelets awarded including the $10k 6-max, the $10k 2-7 NL down to the final 10, and the Main Event starts
An action packed day at the WSOP, with 4 events running and 2 bracelets awarded
July 07, 2012
Sam Trickett Beaten Following One Drop Celebrations
Sam Trickett was assaulted outside a Las Vegas night club after celebrating his runner-up finish at the $1 million BIG ONE For ONE DROP event last night.
July 05, 2012
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