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Gibraltar, Gibraltar, 2006/09/05 - 888.com’s sponsored player, Paul Wasicka, won 2nd place at the WSOP 2006. Now you have a chance to watch the thrilling main event again on ESPN.
The WSOP 2006 took place in Harrah´s Rio hotel in Las Vegas between June 26th and August 10th. The WSOP is unequalled in the poker world today, and it is considered by all to be the ultimate achievement of a poker player’s career.
This year it was Jaime Gold, a 36-year-old television producer from Los Angeles who won the big $12 million prize. At the final table he played Texas Holdem head to head with 888.com sponsored 2nd place winner, Paul Wasicka. Wasicka, a 25-year-old from Colorado, won a hefty $6 million prize!
If you missed out on the action packed tournament have no fear, ESPN is broadcasting the WSOP main event starting Tuesday, August 22nd and ending with the final table on September 26th. This poker event truly defines the best poker players in the world.
Schedule of WSOP 2006 main event on ESPN
• September 12th at 8 & 9 pm. – The field plays down to 600 and then 150
• September 19th at 8 & 9 pm. – The field plays down to 60 and then 27
• September 26th at 8 pm. – players play down to final table with 9 players
• September 26 - 9 pm. – Main Event Final Table
Check out ESPN (espn.com) for more details.
To qualify for next year’s WSOP visit Pacific Poker (pacificpoker.com) powered by 888.com.
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