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World Cup of Poker VI: Chinese Taipei all the way

If you want a long tactical battle with a draw at the end, try cricket. If you want big men hitting other big men in helmets and pads, try football, and if you like to carry a club and whack things there's always golf. But if you want undiluted madness, adrenaline, craft, guile and drama you simply cannot beat the World Cup of Poker. Just ask a team from Chinese Taipei, who just completed their adventure by beating Croatia to be crowned the 2010 World Cup champions. Wen-Hao Pen...more

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World Cup of Poker VI: Final table updates (cont)

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Live updates from final table of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley and Marc Convey. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today right here. You can also watch the action...more


World Cup of Poker VI: Final table updates

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Live updates from final table of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley and Marc Convey. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today right here. You can also watch the action...more


World Cup of Poker VI: The final table

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Welcome back to the World Cup of Poker VI and today's final table. The culmination of months of qualifying events, more qualifying events, long journeys, new friends and two days of hyper active prelims that finished just last night. If you weren't around yesterday and the day before you...more


World Cup of Poker VI: Now on to the final

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Keeping in line with the World Cup of Poker's tradition of unpredictability, day 1b of WCP VI went down to the wire this afternoon when Finland, who started sixth today, moved to the top of the points chart and became the closest rival to Team Croatia, who have already...more


World Cup of Poker VI: Heads up begins

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Live updates from Day 1b of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley and Marc Convey. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today 5.45pm: Play concludes With that last match complete...more


World Cup of Poker VI: Unravelling day 1b

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After yesterday's drama the players in the World Cup of Poker VI deserved an evening to unwind. At the lavish drinks reception at the Water's Edge Restaurant at Atlantis's Coral Tower last night, teams formulated plans and made the decisions that will determine how today unravels. Day 1b will...more


World Cup of Poker VI: Croatia on top after frenetic day 1

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It may have the trademark complicated set up, but the World Cup of Poker showed no sign of losing any of the uniqueness and quality when it began in the Bahamas today. Nine teams met this morning for the first time, quickly forging friendships as they willed each other to...more


World Cup of Poker VI: The third round

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Live updates from Day 1a of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today. You can also check in on the PCA main event final...more


World Cup of Poker VI: The second round

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Live updates from Day 1a of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today. You can also check in on the PCA main event final...more


World Cup of Poker VI: The first round

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Live updates from Day 1a of the World Cup of Poker VI brought to you by Stephen Bartley. You can find the teams in our tournament introduction as well as a run down on what's in store today. You can also check in on the PCA main event final...more


World Cup of Poker VI: One of a kind event ready to begin

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There comes a time each year at the PCA when a pre-selected blogger has to face reality, find a quiet corner and read through the rules and regulations for the latest incarnation of the world Cup of Poker. I'll be honest with you, it's no easy read. But after...more


Germany (finally) settles World Cup team

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In its six year history, the PokerStars World Cup of Poker has seen just about everything. It's been played on a boat, in a TV studio, and at one of the world's greatest resorts. It's seen two-time champions and first-time winners. However, in all the time since PokerStars created the...more


World Cup of Poker VI headed to live finals

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After several weeks of hardcore online battle, the final nine teams in the PokerStars World Cup of Poker VI have been set. Now, they're ready to pack their bags for the live finals in the Bahamas in January. Once again, the final field is a true worldwide battle. The United...more


World Cup of Poker VI moves to regionals

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Like a train full of coal (or a poker player after a Vegas buffet), it takes a lot of effort to get the World Cup of Poker moving. Deciding who will fight for national pride and nearly $300,000 is a slow and sometimes lumbering process. But, like the train, once...more


World Cup of Poker VI begins next week

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We've been around the world covering poker tournaments for most of the last five years, and we've only seen one things that motivates people as much as money: national pride. Most poker tournaments begin as an every-man-for-himself affair, but at the end, huge groups of people form around their countrymen,...more