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How an ex-Giants Pitcher Transitioned Into A Different Career

How the lure of Poker Changed Orel Hershiser Orel Hershiser autographed baseball Orel Hershiser had a very underwhelming experience with the San Francisco Giants. He played just one season for the Giants when he signed back in 1998 after just over two years with the Cleveland Indians. He would go on to play for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers until he retired in late 2000...

Players advance in World Series of Poker

In the video above, you can watch the reigning World Series of Poker Main Event champion Greg Merson talking about the 2013 Main Event. At that point he was still in the tournament and perhaps feeling confident, but he was recently eliminated, finishing 167th which is pretty respectable. The Main Event has changed dramatically over the years, and now the tournament is so big it has...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Merson makes bid for second World Series of Poker Main Event title

Not since Johnny Chan did it 25 years ago has anyone won back-to-back World Series of Poker main events. In the past decade, nobody has even come close, except for Greg Raymer finishing 25th a year after his 2004 victory. But defending champion Greg Merson is making a bid. Last year's champion advanced along with 800 other players into the “Day 3” action of the 44th annual...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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