The first 50,000 event, conducted as.O.R.S.E.
Espn has expanded poker to all-new levels, especially with their coverage of the 2006 wsop, including providing the entire final table of the 2006 Main Event via pay-per-view airing.
Once a 2-day format, the Final Table is now carried over 3 nights, after several years of a "November Nine the Final Table was held in July for the 2018 Main Event.Main Event edit Since 1972, the Main Event of the wsop has been the 10,000 buy-in no-limit Texas Hold 'em (nlhe) tournament (in 1971 the buy-in was 5,000 and the inaugural 1970 event was an invitational with winner determined by a vote from the players).The likely hand for Hugh Vincent was 8 5, but there is no known video of the actual hand turned over by Hugh Vincent.Year Winner Bracelets Final Tables Cashes wsop Earnings (US) 2004 Daniel Negreanu,280 2005 Allen Cunningham,007,115 2006 Jeff Madsen,467,852 2007 Tom Schneider,829 2008 Erick Lindgren,348,528 2009 Jeff Lisandro,521 2010 Frank Kassela,255,314 2011 Ben Lamb,352,970 2012 Greg Merson,785,354 2013 Daniel Negreanu,954,054 2014 George Danzer,933 2015 Mike Gorodinsky,766,487.This made her the youngest person ever to win a wsop bracelet, a record that cannot be broken in the Las Vegas wsop under current laws because the minimum legal age for casino gaming in Nevada.Accessed 7/25/07 a b "wsop Announces Partnership With Crown for April 2013 Event in Melbourne, Australia" (Press release).44 2000s edit Early 2000s edit From 1999 to 2001, the World Series of Poker was broadcast by The Discovery Channel.The next expansion of the wsop that included bracelet events was ultimately to Australia.The 2011 wsop Player of the Year organized by Bluff Magazine used a different scoring system which took into account field sizes and buy-in amounts when calculating points earned.27 This scoring system has been used ever since."wsop Announces Change to International Event Format" (Press release).To an "8-game" format, adding no-limit hold 'em, pot-limit Omaha, and 27 triple draw to the mix, and was rechristened The Poker Players Championship, 17 18 with Michael Mizrachi winning the first edition of the revamped event.
Dalla, Nolan (July 3, 2012).
"wsop Announces 1 Million Buy-In Tournament in Conjunction with One Drop" (Press release).