Joe Cada, 21, has defeated Darvin Moon to become the youngest World Series of Poker Main Event champion in the tournament’s 40-year history. He takes home $8.5 million ($8,547,042 to be exact) and the World Series of Poker Main Event world championship bracelet. For his second place finish, Darvin Moon earned $5,182,928. An emotional Cada….
They came, they saw, they devoured! The Martorano’s Masters Meatball Eating Championship at Rio Las Vegas was an over-the-top extravaganza. Steve Martorano greeted the crowd with heartfelt words and flying meatballs. The best of the best in the world of competitive eating were in attendance, including Sonya Thomas (below), better known as “The Black Widow,” with….
It’s down to the final two at the World Series of Poker!A logger from Maryland and a 21-year-old poker pro will compete Monday night for poker’s most prestigious prize and a payday of more than $8.5 million. Darvin Moon, 46, is playing in his first WSOP event and Joseph Cada is a 21-year-old poker phenom….
The action is heating up at Rio Las Vegas, as the November Nine go head-to-head for poker glory! Get minute-by-minute updates on the World Series of Poker official site here. Get instant updates on Twitter by following @wsop.
It’s here! The time for trash talk and posturing is over. On Sunday, it’s all about the meatballs. On Nov. 8 (11:30 a.m.), a host of top-ranked eaters, including the number one-ranked Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, will meet at Martorano’s at Rio Las Vegas for the first-ever Martorano’s Masters Meatball Eating Championship. The winner will get….
Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Tony Stewart (and co-host Matt Yocum) will present the third annual “Stewie Awards” live from Rio Las Vegas on Dec. 3. The awards will be broadcast live on Sirius XM Radio. The “Stewies” debuted in 2007 and feature Stewart’s irreverent take on the best, boldest and funniest moments from….
Play poker with Vince Neil and his celebrity friends for your shot at $50,000 in prize money, and help support a great cause at the same time. Rio Las Vegas will host Vince Neil’s 5th Annual “Off the Strip” Poker Tournament, Nov. 8. As part of the World Series of Poker Main Event festivities, this….
Witness history as the “November Nine” compete for one of the largest prizes in WSOP history in November! Heads-up play on Nov. 9 begins at 10:00 p.m. Witness every hand live at the Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. This event, sure to garner worldwide attention, is open to the public….
Still haven’t firmed up your Halloween plans in Vegas? How about the “Carnal Carnival” at VooDoo Lounge in the Rio? Find out more. Speaking of carnal, don’t miss the full-body-painted Voodoo Dolls go-go dancers. (Let’s hope for rain.) Another cool selling point of this particular Halloween celebration? It’s hosted by Corey Haim, star of the….
Teller, of Penn & Teller fame, is a bit of an enigma. He doesn’t speak during his show at Rio Las Vegas, but that doesn’t mean we can’t tell-all in our Pulse of Vegas blog! Here, then, are 10 things about this acclaimed performer that you might not know. 1. Teller has one of the….
It’s new. It’s spicy. It’s Noche Latina! On Thursday nights, Chippendales now hosts Noche Latina. It’s a new twist on the all-male revue with a Spanish-speaking emcee, Spanish-language music and more. Read all about it. Go here for tickets. And after you see the show, you’re covered. Just go here.
Very cool giveaway going on at Rio Las Vegas. Five hundred two-night stays are being given away just for posting on Twitter using #RioVegas in your post. If there are 20,000 followers by December 4, 2009, they’ll give away an outrageous grand prize VIP Rio New Year’s package. Time to get busy. Find out more….