Ka-POW: The 2008 WSOP Big Dance has Begun

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The 2008 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event was jump-started yesterday in Las Vegas by the University of Nevada-Las Vegas marching band playing ‘Viva Las Vegas’ and Wayne Newton officially announcing “Shuffle up and deal.” The official number of entries for the $10,000 No Limit Texas Holdem World Championship has yet to be announced, but yesterday was the first of four start days for the Main Event that will continue on succeeding days as follows: July 4, 2008 at 12:00 PM with Day 1B, July 5, 2008 at 12:00 PM with Day 1C, and July 6, 2008 at 12:00 PM with Day 1D. Well-known players eliminated thus far include David Benyamine, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Dave “Devilfish” Ulliot.