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New Format Unveiled For World Series Of Poker Main Event

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The World Series of Poker main event has grown into the most popular poker tournament on the planet. That does not mean, however, that officials are not always looking for ways to improve the event.

One of those changes will be made at this year's main event. The way in which the final table is handled will be vastly different from how it was played out in the past.

Players who make the final table at the WSOP will now have to wait nearly four months before they complete the final table. The tournament begins in July, but once the final table is set, play will be suspended until November 9th.

The final table will then be played out on the ninth, and it will be shown on November 11th on ESPN. The move was made so that there was not a long bridge of time between the end of the tournament, and when ESPN would air the final table.

Poker pros are mixed on their reaction to the new changes. Some feel that the move is a good one and that it will help expand the game's popularity. They feel more people will tune in if the delay is one day as opposed to four months.

Other pros feel that the layoff could be used as an advantage. If less known players happen to reach the final table, according to Doyle Brunson, they could spend those few months being coached on how to play. They also could spend time watching tape and breaking down their opponents play.

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